Five Star Barbershop of Janesville gives back to its community – Yahoo News

Oct. 14—JANESVILLE — Believing in the importance fo giving back to the community, the Five Star Barbershop of Janesville gave free haircuts to Franklin Middle School students.
Owner Jordon Carrillo and his team of barbers visited Franklin on Oct. 7 after Franklin guidance counselor Erik Vazquez, a customer at the barbershop, proposed the idea.
"Initially a bunch of the teachers and guidance counselors offered to pay us to come into the school," Carrillo said. "But I just told them, no, we can do it as a charity and try to help those kids out."
Carrillo and two other barbers completed about 15 haircuts that day. Five Star hopes to provide more free haircuts to more local schools in the future, starting with Edison Middle School sometime later this year.
The barbershop opened at Uptown Janesville right before the pandemic hit in March 2020. Getting the business going then was tough, Carrillo, but being one of only a few barbershops in Janesville helped.
The barbershop specializes in creative hairstyles. Barbers there are even able to produce bald fades using a straight razor. Five Star's Facebook page showcases the variety of designs its barbers do on a daily basis.
Carillo said he and his staff intend to do some community service at least once a month.
"I believe as a barber, we are community men," Carrillo said. "The community makes us, so it's only right to give back to the community because without them, we wouldn't have a job."
He saids he's looking for a way to help Club Fun2Mental, a youth flag football and softball organization in Beloit.
"I was a big football person growing up," Carrillo said. "At the barbershop there's a lot of sports talk, and we talk football all the time."
To help raise money for the group, Carrillo has set up a Madden NFL video game tournament at the shop. All donations will go to Club Fun2Mental to help the organization get new safety equipment and more.
For more information, look up Five Star Barbershop on Facebook.
Matt Amodio ended his run on 'Jeopardy!' after answering Final Jeopardy! incorrectly. He won a total of 38 games and earned $1.5 million. Here's what he said after his last in-season 'Jeopardy!' episode aired on October 11, 2021.
Hopefully, the missed calls don't have a decisive impact on the game's outcome.
Captain Sandy is at odds with several crew members in E!'s exclusive first look at the Below Deck Mediterranean season six reunion. See Mathew Shea hurl an explosive insult at his former boss.
It's possible that all six drivers from the DSR's dominate 2020 campaign will be off the roster before the start of 2022.
Chargers HC Brandon Staley is a leader of the people.
The rumors have percolated in industry circles for weeks. Wednesday’s developments may have caused the rumors to transmogrify into an official report. Via Michael McCarthy and A.J. Perez of FrontOfficeSports.com, Caesaers Sportsbook “is preparing go after” ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Schefter’s contract expires in the summer of 2022. A buzz has been building among those in [more]
Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said it was an organizational decision to start Corey Knebel in Game 5, instead of Julio Urias against the Giants.
Nets general manager Sean Marks said he was confident Kyrie Irving would sign a contract extension by the start of training camp.
The Jack Eichel saga continues in Buffalo, but it almost came to an end last week.
NASCAR confirmed it had a call with members of both race teams after Kevin Harvick and Chase Elliott’s latest run-in during Sunday’s Bank of America Roval 400 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway road course. Harvick’s No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford sent Elliott’s No. 9 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet into a slide on Lap 55 of the […]
The best reactions from Twitter after the Giants' season came to an end on a controversial check swing call.
Phil Mickelson said he knew of no Tour players who had a say in the Tour's implementation of a new local rule limiting shaft lengths, but Rory McIlroy says otherwise.
Bodybuilder and YouTuber MattDoesFitness recently joined strongman-turned-boxer Eddie Hall in the ring for sparring, and Hall showed off his punching power.
The defensive lineman for the Raiders took a day's leave following the media storm around head coach Jon Gruden's anti-LGBTQ+ and racist messages to colleagues.
The Titans' three stars have a tough matchup against the Bills in Week 6.
Deontay Wilder did not offer any congratulations to his opponent in the moments after the loss.
PGA Tour players are taking advantage of two weeks in Las Vegas to visit teaching legend Butch Harmon.
"The criticism being levied is fair."
Rivera called Gutfeld "stubborn" and "blockheaded" as the two fought over Irving's vaccination status
Alex Ovechkin doesn't like to miss games due to injury.

source

Book an appointment