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Early Bird Special: Get your tickets now to the Speakeasy Soirée – A Party to #EndALS in April 2024

BUCKHANNON — Get a jump on the competition at the Speakeasy Soirée – A Party to #EndALS by securing your tickets during the month of February! When you purchase your tickets in February, you’ll receive TWO playing cards to kickstart your poker hand.

The S.E.T.H. Project invites you to an extraordinary event dedicated to raising awareness and funds to #EndALS. Prepare for an enchanting night April 27, 2024, at The Outpost and Event Center in Buckhannon. The Speakeasy Soirée promises an unforgettable evening of entertainment with music, gourmet cuisine, refreshing libations, a silent auction, and thrilling surprises. This 21+ event begins at 5 p.m.

February’s early bird special presents an excellent opportunity to gain an advantage over your fellow soirée attendees and potentially craft a winning poker hand! Gather your companions and attire yourselves in Gatsby Glam for a night destined to be etched in memory.

Let us unite in raising our glasses to envision a future free from ALS.

For those unfamiliar with ALS, it is a progressive motor neuron disease resulting in the gradual paralysis of voluntary muscles due to the brain’s inability to communicate effectively with the body. ALS is presently incurable, with an average life expectancy of 2-5 years post-diagnosis. Join us as we strive to gather resources to #EndALS.

Event Schedule:

  • 5:00 PM: Cocktail Hour – Enjoy music, mingle with fellow guests, participate in the silent auction, and build your poker hand while indulging in charcuterie and adult beverages.
  • 6:30 PM: Dinner – Relish a delectable dinner prepared by The Outpost & Event Center.
  • 7:00 PM: Poker Hand Prize #1 – Showcase your best hand for a chance to win.
  • 8:00 PM: Poker Hand Prize #2 – Test your luck once more for another thrilling prize.
  • 8:30 PM: Silent Auction Conclusion – Make your final bids count. Winning auction items will contribute to your poker hand.
  • 9:00 PM: Poker Hand #3 – Compete for the final poker hand prize of the evening.

How to build your poker hand: Each ticket holder will receive a card (or two, if you purchase tickets in February) upon entry to the event. Additional cards can be obtained by making a donation, playing various games (for a fee), and winning silent auction items.

Sponsorship Opportunities:

  • ALS Hero ($5,000): Receive exclusive recognition as the presenting sponsor, extensive media coverage, and VIP treatment for 10 guests.
  • ALS Ally ($2,500): Join as one of four esteemed Ally sponsors, enjoying prominent acknowledgment and seating for 5 guests.
  • Poker Hand Sponsor ($500): Gain visibility with a quarter-page ad in the program and sponsorship acknowledgment during the poker hand prize announcements.

Custom Sponsorship: Tailored sponsorship options are available to suit your preferences. Contact Sarah at or 304-613-8980 for inquiries.

About The S.E.T.H. Project: The S.E.T.H. Project is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a mission of improving the life experience for those diagnosed with ALS. Through fundraising, the Project can advocate, educate, and raise funds for the development of life-saving research for ALS. The S.E.T.H. Project also supports the future of ALS through its scholarship fund for high school seniors going into a STEM-based field. Lastly, fundraising supports the Project’s vision of developing a hands-on program with local colleges and tech schools to provide STEM students the opportunity to work directly with motor neuron disease patients for real-life exposure that will benefit both the student and the patient. For more information follow us on Facebook or visit our website.