Many of his peers consider Murray Stenson to be America's best bartender and awarded that title to him at the 2010 Tales of the Cocktail gathering. Just last week, many in Seattle learned that Stenson may require open heart surgery and that his medical bills were already mounting. Stenson's current employer, Canon held a fundraiser for Stenson Tuesday night and raised $11,000. So far, the collected MurrayAid tally totals to over $72,000. And, as a Facebook friend sagely noted,
Hey man, we want him to have the good, designer heart valve. Not the K-Mart blue light special! Now, like an olympic high jumper, we know where the bar has been set for Zig Zag on Sunday!Over to you, Zig Zag. Their fundraiser begins at 5 p.m.
Murray Stenson [Photo: Ronald Holden]