October 06, 2009

News Release

For Immediate Release

October "Know Your Parks" Now Airing

The October episode of the Springfield-Greene County Park Board’s “Know Your Parks” television show is now airing on Mediacom Connections Channel 22 and streaming online at http://bit.ly/bIJ5j.

The 30-minute monthly show features Park Board programs, facilities and events. On the October episode, we visit Historic Doling Park and its Museum, Family Center and more. We also find out how to satisfy your sweet tooth at Dickerson Park Zoo and meet one of its feathered residents. Plus, we’ll learn about a three-week Fitness Festival coming to Springfield and take a look at some upcoming fall events.

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 CityView, 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.