October 07, 2010

News Release

For Immediate Release

"Know Your Parks" Features Dan Kinney Park

The October 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/KYPOctober.

On the October show, we visit the newly opened Dan Kinney Park, the Park Board's first property east of Hwy. 65. We sit down with the park's namesake, former Parks Director Dan Kinney, for his take on the past 35 years. And the program also highlights what's happening with golf courses this fall, along with a list of upcoming 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 and 80.1, 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.