July 06, 2009

News Release

For Immediate Release

July "Know Your Parks" Now Airing

The July episode of the Springfield-Greene County Park Board’s "Know Your Parks" television show is now airing on Mediacom Connections Channel 22.

The 30-minute monthly show features Park Board programs, facilities and events. The July show highlights the expansive 113-acre Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Park, its future botanical center, new butterfly house, and other features. Also, we learn a little more about the Springfield Lasers professional tennis team and World TeamTennis format. And you’ll always find a list of upcoming Parks activities at the end of the program.

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 City View, Mediacom channel 80, the City’s government channel throughout the month. Visit <www.springfieldmo.gov/cityview> for a monthly schedule. Viewers also can 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.