February 11, 2011

News Release

For Immediate Release

"Know Your Parks" Highlights Equestrian Center, Tennis, Soccer

The February 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/FebKYP.

On this episode, the show focuses on one of the Park Board's newest facilities, the Valley Water Mill Park Equestrian Center. Highlights also include tennis programs and instructional staff, along with Lake Country Soccer’s new synthetic field and upcoming instructional programs. The show ends with a list of upcoming events and programs.

“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.