Stephanie Tlusty of Wausau, a former employee at the JC Penney hair salon, is now running The Hair Designers at 607 Prospect Ave.
The news that her former employer would be closing took her by surprise, but Stephanie Tlusty managed to land on her feet. And the business she's now running is just a few blocks from her home.
Tlusty had worked as a hair stylist at the salon at the Wausau JC Penney for nearly 19 years, but was forced to come up with a Plan B when the retailer announced in January that the Wausau location was one of the stores being closed as part of a turnaround effort.
Four months later, the 45-year-old Tlusty is managing her own salon at 607 Prospect Ave. ...