Fundraiser for Milton musician happening at Sydney’s Restaurant and Lounge Saturday

MILTON, Del.- Sydney’s Restaurant and Lounge is hosting a fundraiser for a local musician who was shot on December 31st.

Mark Gratton is a well-known musician in the Milton area often lending his talents to entertain patrons of Sydney’s Restaurant, since they opened last August.

After Gratton sustained serious injuries from the gun shot incident, the community has been rallying around him.

Saturday to continue supporting Gratton and his family Sydeny’s is hosting a fundraiser that will have live music, food and drink specials, as well a silent auction.

We are told that they hope this event is a success and creates a sense of community.

“We have people who come in and support us and we also want to be able to give back mark is a musician and a very talented musician and there’s a huge amount of community support for him so we are basically just being that hub where people can come and express themselves,” Anthony Lewis, a partner for Sydney’s Restaurant and Lounge, said.

The fundraiser, that started at 2 p.m., doesn’t have an official end time.

Lewis added that Gratton is a skilled musician and he hopes to have him back at the restaurant soon.

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