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small business of the year MORGAN HILL celebrate awards Thinker Toys is a small business with big community impact. For 51 years, the family-owned and operated retailer has offered a unique toy store experience for people of all ages and interests. The Mor- gan Hill store is celebrating its ten-year anniversary with new ideas for commu- nity engagement sure to delight custom- ers from San Jose to Hollister. It’s a place to find toys, books and gifts not found in big-box stores; and a community space for kids to play. The Horners, a local fam- ily that owns Thinker Toys, are known for their community service. Thinker Toys do- nates to local educators and nonprofits in- cluding many that support underserved people in the community. Thinker TOYS Written By Robin Shepherd 44 GILROY • MORGAN HILL • SAN MARTIN SPRING 2020