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  The beginning   In 1946 Cliff Gronda attended  barber college.  He and his wife Ernestine had 13 children in Grosse Ile Michigan where he began his business on Machom Street.    The inspiration  Cliff Gronda was a pillar in the community and held a family reunion on the island  once a year to celebrate the familys Indian heritage and gather with life long friends.  His work ethic provided a picture capturing this celebration with people spelling out his last name.     The growth   In 1978 Mike Gronda and his family moved to Tennessee and opened a barber shop.  In...

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We have "lots of new" going on at Cliff Barber Shop.  One of the newest additions is our neon display sign.  It's a replica of my Grandpa Cliff's that he had in his shop in Michigan.  All of his children gathered together after he passed and collected their most prized possession of their dad.  The original sign is in my aunt Kathy's bar area in her home in Michigan.

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We are finishing up some of the finial touches in preparation for our state inspection and Grand opening of Cliff Barber Shop Kingston. If you would like to attend we have a link on Facebook to support communication and updates   Click (HERE) for more info.  Thanks again to all of Roane County for helping us grow and create jobs in our own community.  We hope to effect the lives of many others in the new future by providing amazing work spaces to be creative in the hair industry.    

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We will be keeping you posted from our website on stages of development for the Kingston, Tennessee Cliff Barber Shop. Here is a video short of what we did this evening to kick off the renovation project.  We are anticipating a quick opening and have already met some amazing Kingston City officials eager to try our Beard Trim Deluxe service.  We also offer our own line of beard and shaving products along side an ever developing product line under the Cliff Product Co. umbrella.  "Proudly made in Rockwood, Tennessee" - Keep watching!     

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Hidden Talents are an amazing thing.  Also culture works well when it is blended with business.  Ivan Betancourt hasn't been at Cliff Barber Shop very long however he is making an amazing impact on the business.  He's a talented young man with a passion for expression.  This was a project that Ivan headed up and we tend to be open to passion filled projects like this one. Ivan has a strong Hispanic heritage and he is very proud.  We have made a Spanish and English version of our video for your viewing pleasure.  We hope you enjoy this video short...

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