Dash for the Beads 5k, the run that’s part of the Oak Cliff Mardi Gras weekend, raised more than $22,000 for Oak Cliff schools and nonprofits. The run’s organizers, the Rosemont Dad’s Club, presented checks to Rosemont Elementary School and the Kessler School last week. Rosemont received $11,000, and the Kessler School received $3,000.
W.H. Adamson High School, Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Magnet Center, Promise House, the Dallas Youth Athletic Association and Fellowship of Christian Athletes-Dallas each received $1,000. The Kidd Springs Swim Team and KIPP DFW Charter School each received $1,500.