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Parks dept. offers programs for individuals with special needs
Eighteen-year-old Griffin Jacobson is shown enjoying an armadillo at the Parks and Recreation "Zooriffic" program. (Photo supplied)
MONROE - The Monroe Parks and Recreation Department has several summer programs for individuals with special needs. Community Connections: This is a new, free program for boys and girls with special needs. Children will learn about fire safety, nutrition, bike safety and more and will meet EMS, fire, police, dental and medical staff from the community who will display their vehicles and equipment.