April 30, 2009

News Release

For Immediate Release

"Know Your Parks" May Episode Begins May 1

The May episode of the new “Know Your Parks” television show begins airing this Friday, May 1, on Mediacom Connections Channel 22.

The 30-minute monthly show features Springfield-Greene County Park Board programs, facilities and events. This month’s episode highlights public pools, youth and adult golf and tennis, along with a listing of upcoming May events and programs.

The show is available at 7 p.m., Fridays and 9 a.m. on Saturdays and Sundays throughout the month on Mediacom Channel 22. The show also will re-air on TV23, the City’s government channel throughout the month. Visit <tv23.springfieldmo.gov> for a monthly schedule. Viewers can also find the program on the Park Board’s homepage at <www.parkboard.org> or on Mediacom’s Video on Demand.

For more information, media contact: Bob Nelson, Public Information Administrator, (417) 874-2176; or Corey Riggs, Mediacom Connections Director, (417) 875-5537.