Sports activities Cuts opens Important St. location, to supply barber college scholarships | Pictures

Porterville’s latest enterprise on Important Avenue is planning to ensure youth proceed in that enterprise sooner or later.

Companions Matthew Rosa and Rick Juarez have opened their second Sports activities Cuts barber store on the former Allen Boot and Saddle constructing at 41 N Important Avenue simply north of Olive. The barber store opened on Friday.

It is the third Sports activities Cuts location as there’s additionally Sports activities Cuts within the Porterville Plaza at 953 W. Henderson and a Sports activities Cuts in Visalia. Rosa opened his unique Sports activities Cuts within the Porterville Plaza in 2012 and Juarez has since partnered with him within the enterprise.

Sports activities Cuts can be starting a non-profit “A Barber’s Dream.” By means of the non-profit Sports activities Cuts will ship one pupil from Monache, Porterville and Granite Hills Excessive College to barber school yearly.

Sports activities Cuts provide all the customary haircuts and beard shaves. “Our barbershops actually stand out,” mentioned Juarez, who grew up in Plainview and is a 2001 Strathmore Excessive graduate.

The worth for the standard haircut is $25. Stroll-ins are accepted and appointments may be made through the use of the Booksy app at all the Sports activities Cuts areas. The entire Sports activities Cuts areas are open from 9 a.m. to five:30 p.m. Monday by Saturday.

Sports activities Clips has 11 chairs on the Porterville Plaza location, six by appointment and 5 by walk-in. There are eight chairs on the Important Avenue location, 4 by walk-in and 4 by appointment.

Rosa, a 2003 Monache graduate, mentioned the transfer to Important Avenue was wanted as a result of there wasn’t any room to increase on the Porterville Plaza location. “We’re blessed, that is for certain,” Rosa mentioned.

However the necessity to increase additionally offered the possibility to come back downtown. “I’ve at all times wished to come back all the way down to Important Avenue,” Rosa mentioned. “I simply actually just like the look of downtown.”


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