For Mika: Community works for inclusive playground at Civic Park
Last updated 5/30/2021 at 1:38pm
Washington state legislators have put in a $257,500 funding request for Mika's Playground, www.mikasplayground.org, an inclusive playground designed for children of all abilities, at the future redesigned Civic Park in Edmonds.
The playground would be built in memory of Mika Zimbalist, a boy born with cerebral palsy.
"We knew at an early age that he would have physical complications and physical limitations," said Mumtaz Zimbalist, Mika's mother.
The playground is a joint effort between Mika's family and the Edmonds Rotary, which is running a letter-writing campaign to raise awareness and...