August 03, 2011

News Release

For Immediate Release

Historic Fassnight Park Featured in "Know Your Parks"

The August 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

On this month's show, we're at Fassnight Park, taking a look at some of the steps the City of Springfield and the Parks Department are taking to preserve this historic park's amenities. We also discover why a time capsule was buried here in the year 2000, and why we should mark our calendars for July 4th, 2025.

"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 for a monthly schedule. Viewers also can find the program on the Park Board's homepage at 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.