SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) — The founder of Morgan’s Wonderland is being honored for his efforts to help those with special needs.

Gordon Hartman has been named to recipient of the Governor’s Trophy. The highest honor given by the Texas Governor’s Committee on People With Disabilities.

Hartman says it’s a tremendous personal honor.

“I’m truly grateful, but it also symbolizes incredible amounts of hard work by the passionate people I’m privileged to work with at Morgan’s Wonderland and The Gordon Hartman Family Foundation. Together, with our many supporters across Texas and around the world, we are indeed making a difference for children and adults with special needs.”

Hartman opened Morgan’s Wonderland, located in northeast San Antonio, in 2010.

It’s the first “Ultra-Accessible” theme park in the world. All of the rides and attractions can be enjoyed by people of all ages and abilities.


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