For Mika: Community works for inclusive playground at Civic Park
Last updated 3/25/2021 at 8:11am
Washington state legislators have put in a $257,500 funding request for Mika's Playground (#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...