November 08, 2010

News Release

For Immediate Release

"Know Your Parks" Highlights New Botanical Center

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

Opening as the newest LEED building in southwest Missouri, on this month's episode, the show highlights the new Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center. This ‘green building’ now serves as the headquarters for horticulture enthusiasts of all ages in the area.

“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.