Spotlighting the lifesaving work of The HSUS, The Genesis Awards Benefit Gala celebrates the role that news and entertainment media and other high-profile individuals play in raising awareness of animal issues. The event was held on Saturday, March 23, 2013, at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif.
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Host Carrie Ann Inaba
Award-winning television host, choreographer, and producer Carrie Ann, who shares her life with four cats and two dogs and recently launched her own foundation, The Carrie Ann Inaba Animal Project, emceed the star-studded event.
“Carrie Ann was such a big hit with our audience last year because her energy and enthusiasm for the animal welfare cause came straight from her heart. She was a shoo-in to helm this year’s Genesis Awards, and we are grateful to her for accepting our invitation,” said Beverly Kaskey, senior director of The Humane Society of the United States’ Hollywood outreach program and executive producer of the Genesis Awards Benefit Gala.