Applebee’s Tip-A-Cop event raises funds for Special Olympics Maine

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THOMASTON — On Thursday September 20 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Applebee’s of Thomaston will be hosting their annual Tip-A-Cop fundraiser for Special Olympics Maine.

Local law enforcement, fire, EMS, and USCG members will be volunteering their time assisting the wait-staff to raise money for Special Olympics Maine.

Envelopes will be left on every table and you can tip any amount anonymously toward the cause. The last two years this Thomaston event set state Tip-A-Cop records for the most money raised.

Troy Peasley from the Rockland Police Department, Justin Hills from the Waldoboro Police Department, and Barbara Brown the Thomaston Applebee’s Manager are organizing the event. 

There are several auction items that you can bid on from now until the event, including a solid wood cabinet valued at $325, and dinner of the month for two at Applebee’s for one year, a $480 value. 

The Applebee’s bee and apple mascots will be on hand, as well as McGruff the crime dog and Sparky.  Local Special Olympic athletes will also be in attendance, and come congratulate them on their medal winning accomplishments at the Maine Summer and Winter Games.    

Applebee’s will also be hosting three other events before the Tip-A-Cop to raise even more money for Special Olympics Maine: 

On Monday September 10th at 8pm there is a 21 and older paint night for $40; paint supplies are included as well as a Sangria drink and appetizer- come have fun and be creative while supporting Special Olympics.  

On Saturday September 15th from 8am to 9:30am there will be a pancake breakfast for $10, which includes sausages, scrambled eggs, coffee, milk, and orange juice (blueberry pancakes are $2 extra).

Also on Wednesday evening September 19th Applebee’s Dining to Donate program will donate a percentage of every meal sold to Special Olympics Maine.

Event Date: 
Thu, 09/20/2018 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm
Event Location: 
Applebees, Thomaston, ME