Haiku Help Fund – Help Rachel Widomski
Posted by cmh gourmand on May 26, 2008
On the evening of Thursday, May 15, a man left Haiku Restaurant in the Short North without paying his bill. Julie Liu, co-owner, and Rachel Widomski, a bartender, followed the man outside to his vehicle
According to police, the man started his vehicle and purposely struck Rachel and Julie as he backed out of his parking spot. A restaurant guest was also injured. The patron was treated and released.
Rachel and Julie were hospitalized with serious injuries. Rachel is expected to be paralysed.
Please make a donation to the Haiku Help Fund. Donations will go to help pay medical and recovery expenses. Several events are planned by Columbus area restaurants, CORA (Central Ohio Restaurant Association) as well as Short North restaurants and associations.