From Smoke and Barrel:
“On Wednesday, February 12 [Starting at 5pm] Smoke and Barrel [2471 18th St, NW] will host a benefit for employee Marc Smith. Marc was violently assaulted earlier this month on his way home from work, near the PG Plaza Metro station.
To help Marc with the ensuing medical bills and time off work, Smoke and Barrel will be offering a special menu downstairs (The Bottom of the Barrel) with 100% of the proceeds going to Marc’s recovery.
Pints of Flying Dog Doggiestyle Pale Ale and Lost Rhino Meridian Kolsch will be offered for $5 along with classic picnic-style burgers, hot dogs, and fries.
Smoke and Barrel General Manager Zach Myers and Executive Chef Logan McGear will be bartending the event with 100% of gratuity donated to Marc.
Smoke and Barrel would like to thank Sysco, Lost Rhino, and Flying Dog for their support in aiding Marc’s recovery.”
and from Meridian Pint [11th and Park Rd, NW]:
“We will be holding a craft beer raffle during the month of February to benefit one of our own, Marc. Marc is an employee at Smoke and Barrel who was viciously attacked on the way home from work. We will be donating all proceeds from the raffle to help him pay for mounting medical bills and future time off that he will need to rehab. Raffle tickets are $5 a piece and the drawing will happen on March 1st. Thank you in advance for helping us support our family.”