Meet the Head Magic Maker, Christine Osborne. With a contagious spirit and enthusiasm, Christine has owned Wonder Works toy stores for 24 years.
With the uncanny ability to spot a craze and hot items before they even hit the shelves, Christine leads her team with a passion to provide children and families with the most magical toys that help develop social, mental and physical skills. Of course while inspiring fun, creativity and imagination!
As the owner of Wonder Works, Christine has been an integral part of the Charleston community and toy industry for many, many years. She and Wonder Works toy stores have won countless awards and recognition based on the business’ success, achievements and community involvement including the (American Specialty Toy Retailing Association) ASTRA 2013 Excellence Award – Wonder Works was one of two toy stores in the entire nation to receive this award!
Other Awards: “Small For Profit Business of the Year” by SCORE in 2013 for Coastal Region of the SCORE; “Small Business With Outstanding Citizenship” national award in 2013 by SCORE; “Small Business of the Year” by MSNBC in 2012; Christine Osborne was a Community Catalyst finalist in the 2013 Charleston Giving Back Awards; “Most Influential Women in Business” in Charleston in 2013 by the Charleston Regional Business Journal.
Christine is devoted to supporting the talented children in the Charleston community and provides a platform for child entrepreneurs, child musicians and singers, child authors and children’s charities.
Osborne said, “Wonder Works is truly a magical world and it has unveiled my true passion. One child can make a difference; it’s as simple as that. My mission is to empower these children and to help them find their voice and their passion so they can then inspire others. The ripple effect will be set into place and the magic will just unfold.”
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