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Easter Bunny Set To Attend Power Vista’s “Eggs-Travaganza”

Contact:
Lou Paonessa
716-286-6651
Louis.Paonessa@nypa.gov

March 26, 2009

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

LEWISTON—Dress up in spring finery for free photos with the Easter Bunny at the Niagara Power Project’s annual Easter “Eggs-travaganza,” Saturday, April 4.  One in a series of “Sensational Saturdays” planned for the Niagara Power Vista in upcoming months, the “Eggs-travaganza” will also feature face painting, crafts, games and prizes.  Photos with the Easter Bunny will be available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., but the fun continues until 4 p.m.

In the spirit of the holiday, Power Authority employees are collecting nonperishable food for families in need and invite visitors to contribute their own donations.

In addition to the Easter fun, guests are invited to enjoy the Power Vista’s attractions, which include displays and interactive exhibits relating to the production of electricity, energy efficiency and the area’s history, as well as spectacular views from the observation deck, 350 feet above the Niagara River Gorge.  Parking and admission at the Power Vista, located at 5777 Lewiston Road in Lewiston, are always free.

To obtain information on other “Sensational Saturdays” events scheduled for the spring and summer, or details pertaining to the variety of educational presentations available to all age groups at the Power Vista throughout the year, visit NYPA on the Web at www.nypa.gov/vc/niagara.htm  or call 716-286-6661

  About NYPA:

■    NYPA uses no tax money or state credit.  It finances its operations through the sale of bonds and revenues earned in large part through sales of electricity.  ■    NYPA is a leader in promoting energy-efficiency, new energy technologies and electric transportation initiatives.  ■    It is the nation’s largest state-owned electric utility, with 18 generating facilities in various parts of the state and more than 1,400 circuit-miles of transmission lines.

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