Fundraiser benefits designers of Tilia, CoCo Uptown

Credit: CoCo Uptown. Photo by Michelle Bruch

Tilia is working to raise $20,000 for the restaurant’s designer, Todd Stenson.

Stenson was diagnosed with a brain tumor last fall and faces large medical bills, according to the restaurant.

“If you like Tilia, this man (and his lovely wife) are probably why,” the restaurant posted on Facebook. “Now is your chance to say thanks in a very special way.”

Stenson builds film sets and worked on CoCo Uptown as part of the design firm Machine Scenic, which he runs with his wife, Heather Keena. At press time, $13,285 had been raised to defer expenses.

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