More details in this KING 5 story on the now-worldwide efforts to help Murray Stenson, a man who is widely-known as America's best bartender, cope with his medical bills: the total now stands at over $35,000 and the goal is to raise $50,000. Eric Wilkinson notes that Stenson's heart problems first showed symptoms when Stenson fainted and injured his arm.
Stenson's current employer Canon is planning a fundraiser on October 30, and all monies raised will go to Murray Stenson. Stenson's former employer, Zig Zag Cafe is planning a fundraiser for November 4. Finally, Bastille is planning one with Portland's Brooke Arthur behind the stick on November 7. Keep track of all the efforts in this and other cities on the MurrayAid website. Watch the full television clip featuring Evan Wallace, who is the force behind MurrayAid and Zig Zag's Ben Dougherty, after the jump.
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· Friends Raise $35,000 For Famed Bartender Murray Stenson's Heart Surgery [KING 5]
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