Applebee's in Middletown and Glasgow will donate 10 percent of proceeds tonight, May 3, from 5-9 p.m., to the memorial fund to benefit the family of Delaware State Trooper Cpl./1 Stephen Ballard

This evening, May 3, from 5-9 p.m., Applebee’s of Middletown and Glasgow will host a “Dining to Donate” event to raise funds for the DSTA - Stephen Ballard Memorial Fund.

Ten percent each participating party’s bill will be donated to the fund, which will directly benefit the family of Delaware State Trooper Cpl./1 Stephen J. Ballard, who was killed in the line of duty while serving the citizens of Delaware on April 26.

Applebee’s guests interested in participating in the “Dining to Donate” program should inform their server when ordering or when placing carside to go orders.

Applebee’s of Middletown is located at 320 Dove Run Centre Blvd., Middletown, near Route 299 and Brick Mill Road.

Applebee’s of Glasgow is located at 2480 Pulaski Highway (Route 40), Newark.