The Derrick Martinez Benefit will host a memorial dinner, auction and dance beginning at 5 p.m. today at the Elks Lodge, Post 1404, 905 E. Kan Garden City.

The cost is $10 a plate for adults and $5 a plate for children. Proceeds will be used to help pay for funeral expenses for the late Derrick Martinez.

The event will feature a dance with music played by DJ Jeff Mathews, gift baskets for auction and drawing, a bake sale, T-shirts and bracelets.

Guests are invited to enjoy Mexican food and to celebrate the memory of Martinez.

There is no cover charge at the door.