In 1995, a small beauty shop opened on the top floor next to the previous location of the High Desert Dance Arts Studio on Main Street in Prineville.
Many dancers used those same stairs, and the late Laine Musil created a thriving business and named it Tramp's Salon. She not only grew a legacy for her business, but left three beautiful daughters—Sheridan, Stevie and Lacey, and husband, Steve, who have all carried her legacy forward.
Laine Musil was diagnosed with brain cancer in 2015. She lost her fight with cancer in April 2018.
Her children wanted to commemorate their mom's journey with brain cancer by having a walk on Sept. 14, 2019. The event will begin at Tramp's Salon, on the corner of Second and Northwest Deer streets. It will be a three-mile walk and begin at 9 a.m.
"We want to remember and honor and walk in support for the people in our community who have brain tumors or have passed away from brain cancer," explained Sheridan Musil, daughter of Laine Musil.
Sheridan moved back to Prineville in December 2017 to help take care of her mother. She moved from California, where she participated in a walk for brain cancer every year for the National Brain Tumor Society. She wanted to do a walk again this year on the same day as the walk in Orange County, California—since that had become a tradition for their family.
"When we were doing it in Southern California, my mom would get together with her friends and people from her salon and do it in Prineville, and kind of create her own walk," indicated Sheridan.
She added that for every person in Prineville who had a brain tumor, Laine had created a sign for them during her walk.
Sheridan stayed in Prineville to take over the business after she lost her mother in 2018. The small salon that was previously over what was then "The Robin's Nest," was moved in 1997. Laine's husband Steve bought the building that is now on Deer and Second streets.
"When my mom passed away, I took over Tramps so my dad would keep the business, because it was my Mom's salon," added Sheridan.
Tramp's is a full-service salon, and services include hair treatment--cutting and coloring, full body waxing, eyebrows, eyelash and hair extensions, nail care and spray tans. There are currently eight employees, including Sheridan, who is an aesthetician. Tramps has four hair stylists, two aestheticians, and one nail technician.
"We just want to thank everyone in the community that supported our family and my mom," said Stevie Musil, youngest daughter of Laine Musil.
199 NW Deer St., Prineville, OR 97754
Business phone: 541-447-2030
By appointment, Hours:
Monday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
"Laine's Journey," walk will be Sept. 14, 2019. It begins at 9 a.m. at Tramps Salon, 199 NW Deer St. It will be 3 miles long. For anyone who has questions, call 541-447-2030.
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