New Business Q & A
Featuring Uptown Girls
Q: Who is the owner of the business?
A: Regina Browning
Q: When did you open?
A: "I took over the Carousel Salon here in Boonville, changed the name and did some renovations. We will have a Grand Opening in the future.
Q: Why take the plunge now?
A: "I have been a stylist now for 15 years, and I was ready to make the move to have my own place and make more money."
Q: What makes your business unique?
A: We are fun and friendly, and want to create our own label in the area."
Q: Where are you from?
A: "I grew up in New Franklin, but I have been a resident of Boonville for 12 years."
Q: What is your background?
A: "I have built a really strong clientele in the last 15 years working at another salon here in the area, and while I had mixed feelings about leaving I knew it was time to get out on my own and have my own salon."
Q: What do you like to do in your free time?
A: "I like to spend with my husband of seven years, Delbert Browning, and our four children, and one granddaughter."
Q: How are things going so far?
A: "So far things are going great. We have a pretty full crew right now with me, Courtney Ray, Ruth Wells, Rebecca Shay, and Kathy Oswald."
Q: Any plans for the future?
A: "In the future we are looking forward to expanding the operation to have a full service spa and salon. We would like to have massage therapy, tanning beds, etc. Courtney Ray also currently does pedicures and manicures."