Barry and Shelly Rosenberg pose with their son, Ronen. Photo courtesy of Kristin Welsh.

Two East Dallas neighbors who are longtime volunteers and supporters of the Ashford Rise School of Dallas will receive an award at the school’s fourth-annual Runway for Rise fundraiser.

Barry and Shelly Rosenberg are being presented with the Heart and Soul Award at the virtual event at 7:30 p.m. May 18, according to a press release. The Rosenbergs have a son, Ronen, who has Down syndrome.

At Runway for Rise, students with and without developmental disabilities at the Rise School will walk in a fashion show, wearing clothes from shops including A to Z, Dondolo, Little Goodall, Mi Golondrina, Saint Bernard and Small Pockets. There will also be a raffle at the event, emceed by Katy Blakey of NBC 5.

Though there is no cost to watch the fashion show, donations are encouraged, and all proceeds will go toward financial aid for students at the Rise School, which is housed in the Moody Family YMCA.

To register, buy a raffle ticket or donate, go here.


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