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Florida Power & Light Company Presents "Blazing Science" on Family Sunday

Oct 23, 2007

HUTCHINSON ISLAND, Fla.— See a florid flash of fireworks at Florida Power & Light Company's popular “Family Sunday” series on Sunday, October 28. Mik Jacobs, an award winning theatrical director, writer and entertainer, will present “Blazing Science,” a unique, entertaining and educational program on the science of fire and energy. Sponsored by the FPL Energy Encounter, this presentation will be held at the St. Lucie nuclear power plant’s picnic pavilion located at Gate G.  

“Blazing Science” is a 45-minute live presentation that covers science benchmark standards such as FCAT and contains plenty of spark and flash demonstrations to engage and inspire elementary, middle school and homeschool students and family audiences. The event is free with shows at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Directional signs will be posted to direct visitors to the picnic pavilion.

Mik Jacobs has performed in motion pictures, television, theatre and major theme parks including Universal Studios, Disney MGM and Sea World of Florida.  He has been writing and performing original museum theatre and science programs for over a decade with prominent institutions including the Orlando Science Center.  

To register for “Blazing Science” or for more information on FPL’s Energy Encounter and the calendar of special events, call toll-free at 1-877-FPL-4FUN or visit us on the web at www.fpl.com/encounter. Interested visitors can also contact the Energy Encounter by e-mail at Energy_Encounter@fpl.com

Florida Power & Light Company is the principal subsidiary of FPL Group, Inc. (NYSE: FPL), nationally known as a high quality, efficient and customer-driven organization focused on energy-related products and services. With annual revenues of nearly $16 billion and a growing presence in 27 states, FPL Group is widely recognized as one of the country's premier power companies. Florida Power & Light Company serves 4.5 million customer accounts in Florida. FPL Energy, Inc., FPL Group's energy-generating subsidiary, is a leader in producing electricity from clean and renewable fuels. Additional information is available on the Internet at www.FPL.com, www.FPLGroup.com and www.FPLEnergy.com.

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