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NYPA Visitors Center Hosts Annual Spring Eggstravaganza: Scavenger Hunt; Photos with Bunny! & Child Safety ID cards – Free of Charge

Contact:
Teresa Martinez
716-286-6652        
teresa.martinez@nypa.gov

March 14, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

LEWISTON—The New York Power Authority (NYPA) will hold its annual Spring Eggstravaganza from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 31, at its admission-free Power Vista, the visitors’ center for the Niagara Power Project, at 5777 Lewiston Road, Lewiston.

In addition to photos with the bunny until 2 p.m., the event will feature crafts, face painting and a scavenger hunt.  New York Life Insurance Company will offer free child safety identification cards in the Community Room until 3:30 p.m.

During the event, the New York State Parks Niagara Scenic Trolley will provide free transportation between the Power Vista and the Gorge Discovery Center.
Guests also can enjoy the Power Vista’s attractions, which include more than 50 displays and interactive exhibits relating to the production of electricity, energy efficiency and the area’s history, and spectacular views from the observation deck 350 feet above the Niagara River Gorge. Parking and admission at the Power Vista are always free.

For more information, contact the Niagara Project Power Vista at 716-286-6661 or email npvista@nypa.gov

About NYPA:

■ The New York Power Authority 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 public power organization, with 17 generating facilities in various parts of New York State and more than 1,400 circuit-miles of transmission lines. ■ Approximately 80 percent of the electricity it produces is clean renewable hydropower.  Its lower-cost power production and electricity purchases support hundreds of thousands of jobs throughout the state. ■For more information, www.nypa.gov.

 

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