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March 1, 2017

Gordon Hartman, CEO of The Gordon Hartman Family Foundation; attendees of the Senior Expo sponsored by the First Friday Network; Miss San Antonio 2017 Emma Faye Rudkin; Mrs. South Texas International 2017 Marcella FitzSimon; students of The Academy at Morgan’s Wonderland; young clients undergoing physical therapy at CRIT USA (Children’s Rehabilitation Institute of Teleton USA); Morgan’s Wonderland guests of all ages, with and without physical or cognitive special needs.

WHAT: Opening ceremonies including remarks by Hartman to kick off the 2017 season at Morgan’s Wonderland, the world’s first theme park designed with special-needs individuals in mind and built for everyone’s enjoyment.  The 25-acre park is embarking upon its eighth season that will continue through the end of December.  For the latest information on days and hours of operation as well as special events, visit      

WHEN: 10 a.m. Friday, March 3, 2017.

WHERE: Morgan’s Wonderland, 5223 David Edwards Drive (at the intersection of Wurzbach Parkway and Thousand Oaks Drive a half-mile west of IH 35 in Northeast San Antonio).

WHY: To enable everyone – those with and without special needs – to have access to a fun place where they can fully enjoy outdoor recreation with family members and friends.

ETC.: Opening-weekend hours will be 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, March 3; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 4; and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 5.  Morgan’s Wonderland also will be open daily for spring break from March 10 through 19. 

Since opening in 2010, non-profit Morgan’s Wonderland has welcomed more than a million guests from all 50 states and 65 other countries.  Totally wheelchair accessible, the unique theme park features more than 25 elements and attractions including rides, playgrounds, an 8-acre catch-and-release fishing lake, 575-seat amphitheater, picnic area and rest areas.

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