LONDONDERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Ever wonder how nuclear power is generated or how a nuclear power plant works? If you attend Three Mile Island's Summer Family Fun Fest, you'll find answers to these questions and many more. And bring the kids! The family-friendly event will be held rain or shine on Friday, Aug. 24, from 2 to 7 p.m. at Gelder Park in Hummelstown
"For almost 40 years, TMI has been serving the community and producing reliable carbon-free energy for more than 800,000 homes," said Site Vice President Ed Callan. "Come meet the men and women who run TMI Unit 1 at world-class levels of safety and operational excellence and learn more about nuclear power."
Station employees will be on hand to educate visitors about nuclear energy, plant operations and current events in the nuclear industry. The event features a virtual reality tour of Three Mile Island's control room, an inflatable obstacle course, face painting, pie eating contest, dunk tank, raffles and much more.
Complimentary Rita's Water Ice will be offered, and several other food trucks will serve up treats with partial proceeds and tips benefitting Children's Miracle Network at Penn State Hershey Hospital.
Visitors are asked to park in spaces designated by Gelder Park. If you require special accommodations or have questions about Family Fun Fest, please contact David Marcheskie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Three Mile Island is located along the Susquehanna River in Londonderry Township, Dauphin County, Pa. The station generates electricity for more than 800,000 homes and businesses. TMI's 675 employees spend more than 2,000 volunteer hours and donate more than $300,000 to local charities and organizations annually. Join us on Twitter and You Tube.
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