October 16, 2009

News Release

For Immediate Release

Special MO Trails Summit T.V. Episode Airing

A special 2009 Missouri Trails Summit 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/1QEjeJ.

The 30-minute show takes a look at the current state of trails and trail development across Missouri. The show was taped during the 2009 Missouri Trails Summit, held in Springfield last week.

Featured guests include: Parks Director Jodie Adams, who is also serving as the National Recreation and Park Association President; Jan Neitzert, Missouri Park and Recreation Association Executive Director; Terry Whaley, Ozark Greenways Executive Director; Clark Allen, Poplar Bluff Parks Director; Diana Allen, National Park Service; and Bob Searns, Trails Consultant.

Check local listings for airings on Mediacom Channel 22 and CityView, the City’s government channel. Visit www.springfieldmo.gov/cityview for a monthly CityView 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.