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A ray of Hope for parents
Times photo: Brian Gray Jordan Drotos, 3, laughs while he slides down the slide Saturday at the childrens playground in Hope Evangelical Free Church in Monroe. The church offered free childcare Saturday for parents who needed to shop. Parents also can bring their children to the church twice a week to play at the indoor playground.
MONROE - When Hope Evangelical Free Church bought the former Sentry building on Eighth Avenue, the members knew they wanted it to be large enough to benefit the community.The church was able to help parents Saturday when it opened up for a few hours to offer free childcare.