March 03, 2011

News Release

For Immediate Release

New Spring-Summer "Park Bench" Now Available

The new Spring-Summer 2011 issue of the Springfield-Greene County Park Board's "Park Bench" publication is now available directly at http://bit.ly/ParksSS2011 or from its homepage at www.parkboard.org.

The 33-page brochure contains information on spring and summer Park Board activities, programs, special events, a system-wide map of more than 100 park sites and greenway trails and more.

For more information, or to request a print version of the publication, contact the Park Board Offices at 417-864-1049.

The Park Board also utilizes a calendar function on its homepage, directly at www.parkboard.org/calendar, to better communicate activities taking place on a daily basis. And every month the Park Board airs a new episode of "Know Your Parks," a 30-minute T.V. show that airs on Mediacom Connections Channel 22 and streams online at www.parkboard.org/know_your_parks.

For more information, media contact: Bob Nelson, Public Information Administrator, 417-874-2176.