Two black tie-optional dinners will be held Nov. 6 and 14 to benefit the Delaware Veterans Trust Fund.

Two black tie-optional dinners will be held Nov. 6 and 14 to benefit the Delaware Veterans Trust Fund.

The trust fund is administered by the Delaware Commission of Veterans Affairs to assist veterans in financial emergencies.

The first dinner will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 6 in the Longwood Ballroom of the Modern Maturity Center, 1121 Forrest Ave., Dover. Maj. Gen. Frank Vavala, Delaware’s adjutant general, will serve as keynote speaker.

The second dinner will also be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 14 at Clarion Belle Hotel, 1612 N. DuPont Highway, New Castle. Retired Rear Adm. Kenneth Braithwaite will be the speaker.

Both events will feature live music with award-winning vocalist Sara Anne Garrison.

Tickets are $100. To RSVP by Nov. 2, visit delawareveteranstrustfund.com or call 257-3117.