January 5, 2007
Nuclear Science Merit Badge workshop offered at Florida Power & Light Company's Energy Encounter

HUTCHINSON ISLAND, Fla.Florida Power & Light Company’s Energy Encounter is offering a free educational workshop on Saturday, February 24 for Boy Scouts wanting to earn the Nuclear Science Merit Badge. Scouts interested in this prized badge are invited to register for the 2007 sessions planned at FPL's Energy Encounter located at the St. Lucie Nuclear Power Plant on South Hutchinson Island. Two sessions will be held, one beginning at 8 a.m. and the other at 12:30 p.m., with each session limited to 20 Scouts and their leaders.

FPL's program is packed with interesting activities and opportunities to learn about nuclear science. The program is for scouts who have reached First Class rank or higher and who are at least 14 years old.

To register for the Nuclear Science Merit Badge program or for additional information, please call the Energy Encounter at 1-877-FPL-4FUN or 772-468-4111. Interested Scouts can also contact the Energy Encounter by e-mail at Energy_Encounter@FPL.com.

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.