August 24, 2011

News Release

For Immediate Release

Fall "Park Bench" Now Available

The new Fall 2011 issue of the Springfield-Greene County Park Board's "Park Bench" publication is now available directly at (pdf) or from its homepage at

The 29-page brochure contains information on fall and early winter Park Board activities, programs, special events, a system-wide map of more than 100 park sites, greenway trails and more.

The print version of the publication is expected to be available within the next week. 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 uses a calendar function on its homepage, directly at, to better communicate activities taking place on a daily basis. Updates from this publication to the calendar will occur within the next week.

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