June 07, 2010

News Release

For Immediate Release

Parks Highlights Tennis, Special Facilities & Summer Events

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

Know as one of the premier public tennis facilities in the nation, the June episode takes a closer look at the Park Board’s Cooper Tennis Complex. We also get an update on Lake Springfield, Rutledge-Wilson Farm and Valley Water Mill Parks, along with plans for a new Equestrian Center.

“Know Your Parks” shows are available at 7 p.m., Fridays and 9 a.m. on Saturdays and Sundays throughout the month on Mediacom Channel 22. The show also re-airs 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.