September 06, 2011

News Release

For Immediate Release

Japanse Stroll Garden Featured on "Know Your Parks"

The September 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://1.usa.gov/KYPSeptShow.

On this month's show, we're visiting the Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden. Viewers will learn how this beautiful park ties into Springfield's sister city relationship with Japan and how you can taste Japanese culture and cuisine at this year's Japanese Fall Festival, Sept. 9 – 11.

"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.