Charity Casino Night "All In For ALS" In Chattanooga Will Raise Money To Fight ALS

Friday, January 5, 2018

The ALS Association Tennessee Chapter is launching "All in for ALS," a charity casino night to the Chattanooga market. The evening will take place at Stratton Hall and will be hosted by WRCB Channel 3 Eyewitness News anchor and reporter Michelle Heron.  

The night will be filled with authentic casino games with professional dealers, open bar, music, silent auction and photo booth, all to support those battling ALS.  

ALS is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. Eventually, people with ALS lose the ability to initiate and control muscle movement, which often leads to total paralysis and death within two to five years of diagnosis. For unknown reasons, NFL players are four times as likely to develop ALS, and veterans are twice as likely to develop ALS as the general population. ALS can strike anyone, anytime.  

“As this year’s host, I would like to ask for your support by joining me this year and attending the event that will help raise funds for the fight against ALS. Every dollar that we raise through this night will be used to provide critical services to our patients in need in Tennessee–free medical equipment, in-home patient visits by trained social workers, respite care relief funding for caregivers, research, clinical trials and so much more,” said Michelle Heron.  

"This is a unique event we want Chattanooga to look forward to attending each year to network with other highly motivated, successful business people, have fun bidding in the silent auction and make a difference in the lives of those living with ALS in our community," officials said.

To purchase event tickets ($50-$100), or for sponsorship opportunities, visit https://allinforals.eventbrite.com.  Contact Lauren with The ALS Association to learn more about how you can get involved at 615-331-5556 or lauren.bonds@alstn.org.



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