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GLAZA Honors Betty White at its Annual Beastly Ball with Creatures Both Great and Small

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Betty White is this year's "it girl." She has a new sitcom, "Hot in Cleveland," recently made an acclaimed appearance on Saturday Night Live, and unveiled her "Naked Dog" for Pink's Hot Dogs. Now it appears that she is even more popular than the world championship Lakers. At last weekend's GLAZA benefit, courtside seats were auctioned off at $8,000 whereas lunch and a tour of the zoo with Betty White fetched a cool $10,000.

White was being honored by GLAZA at the annual Beastly Ball benefit, an extravaganza with tastes from some of the best restaurants in LA, exclusive animal encounters, live music, and an auction for some amazing prizes.

GLAZA stands for Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association. It is " a nonprofit corporation created to support the Los Angeles Zoo in its mission to nurture wildlife and enrich the human experience." GLAZA's primary purpose is to raise money to support the zoo and improve the habitats for the zoo's inhabitants. They also coordinate one of the largest zoo volunteer programs in the country.