Charleston Animal Society celebrated 145 years of preventing cruelty to animals on Sunday, February 10, 2019 at Blackbaud World Headquarters on Daniel Island. Before hundreds of supporters, the Animal Society celebrated key accomplishments in 2018 and announced its aspirations for this year. Community leadership awards were also presented to individuals and companies serving as role models in both actions and support. The event was chaired by Gerri Greenwood, longtime Board Member and volunteer. The keynote address was given by Roger Haston, Ph.D., Chief Analytics Officer of PetSmart Charities.