July 07, 2010

News Release

For Immediate Release

Pools & Lasers Highlighted on "Know Your Parks"

The July 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/KYPJuly.

On this month’s episode, we’re on location at Silver Springs Park Pool to look at its new improvements and amenities and to talk about other ways to stay cool this summer. The show also covers the return of Springfield Lasers and World TeamTennis to Springfield, along with a list of upcoming parks events.

“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.