Shear Perfection Barber - Beauty Salon
Name: Geneva Knauls
Occupation: Barber
Years in Business: 36 years
Born: 12/24
Schooling: Vancouver High, Vancouver Wn.
Portland Community College
Moler Barber College, Portland, OR
Hobbies: Skiing
Walking Marathons

Birthday: 12/24

In 1962, Geneva graduated from Moler Barber College. She has been a professional barber for 36 years. She applied her barber skills at Cask and Maxey's Barber Shop for 29 years. In 1990, Geneva and Paul purchased the Winchell Donut building, remodeled it, and opened Geneva's Shear Perfection, a top-of-the-line beauty and barber salon. Salon services include hair care for men and women, nails, pedicures and shoe shines. Geneva has been co-owner with her husband in three night clubs: The Famous Cotton Club, Paul's, and the unforgettable Geneva's Restaurant and Lounge.

Geneva has received numerous business and professional awards:

Business Excellence Award
King Neighborhood Business Award
Geneva's Shear Perfection Best of Portland Award
Delta Sigma Theta Women of Excellence Award

Geneva is known for her community service activities including: The American Cancer Society, The Sister Circle, and many philanthropic contributions to the elderly and needy.

Geneva has varied interests and belongs to several clubs and organizations:

New Hope Baptist Church
The Urban League of Portland
The Challengers Bridge Club of the American Bridge Association
The Ebony Rose Ski Club
Bubbling Brown Sugar
Alpha Chi Pi Omega Sorority & Fraternity, Alpha Mu Beta Chapter
American Cancer Society
Sister Circle
Paul and Geneva
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