For Immediate Release

Wonder Ball - A Whimsical Trip to Neverland

September 12, 2022

Media Contact:
Colleen Felentzer

Disability nonprofit, Easterseals Western and Central Pennsylvania presents the

Wonder Ball - A Whimsical Trip to Neverland  

York, PA, September 12, 2022:  Easterseals Western and Central Pennsylvania (ESWCPA) is not only working on making the lives of those with disabilities and other special needs more inclusive, but. they will also be using faith, trust, and pixie dust to take guests on a whimsical trip with Peter Pan and Tinkerbell to Neverland at this year’s Wonder Ball on October 1, 2022, from 5:30 - 10:00PM.

Join Easterseals as they fly to Neverland for an evening featuring a sit-down dinner, a silent auction, entertainment and a free drink, and a chance to learn about Easterseals, the 3,000 individuals and families we serve each year in the York area, and the companies that support us.

Adam McCallister and Rob Myers, of McCallister & Myers Real Estate Services will be returning as emcees for the evening, bringing their unique style and love of community to the event. Joining Easterseals for the night’s program will be York County President Commissioner, Julie WheelerMrs. Wheeler is very active in the non-profit community and will be talking about her experience, after which she will be introducing Easterseals 2022 York Ambassador, Nicole Talarico.    

All proceeds will help Easterseals provide children with disabilities and other special needs, therapeutic recreation/camping and adaptive sports opportunities.

"This gala has been a vital component to our grassroots efforts that has allowed Easterseals to provide camping and recreational programs for those with disabilities and other special needs" says Colleen Gemmill - Vice President - D.E. Gemmill, Inc. and Wonder Ball Committee Member.   In the wake of the CoVID 19 pandemic, it's more crucial now more than ever to support these efforts.  We hope the local community will join us for an exhilarating evening of fun on October 1st in support of this mission-driven event."

Event Details

What: The Wonder Ball, A Whimsical Nod to Peter Pan

Where: Wyndham Garden York, 2000 Loucks Road, York, PA  17408 

When: Saturday, October 1, from 5:30 pm-10:00 pm

How to Buy Tickets:

“At Easterseals, the very heart of our mission is to build a more inclusive world, one that ensures those with disabilities are welcomed and provided with every opportunity to succeed. And a big part of that is helping members of the disability community find sports and recreation outlets – because we believe that participation in activities can be an essential part of living a full, happy and independent life,” states Colleen Felentzer, Communications and Events Specialist.

Don't forget your shadow!


Easterseals Western and Central Pennsylvania is leading the way to 100% equity, inclusion, and access for people with disabilities, families and communities. For over 103 years, Easterseals has been and will continue to be the indispensable resource concerning disabilities for our community.

The Wonder Ball supports individuals with disabilities and military families in Central Pennsylvania.  Programs include therapeutic recreation camps for individuals with disabilities, camps for children of currently serving and veteran service members, autism social groups, community-based programs, and sign language interpreting services. 

This is not your typical organization. Easterseals is you, me, it is all of us.

For more information on Wonder Ball visit  

Questions?  Call 412.281.7244 ext. 1263 or email  For more information on ESWCPA and those we serve, visit  or find us on Facebook at

Press are invited to join us and report on this event.   If you are interested in receiving press tickets to the event, please email


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