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Dallas hedge funders go country for charity


Walker Smith, Highside, others don denim, taste TexMex at Capital for Kids benefit.

   Tim Lawler of Highland Capital (Photo: Capital for Kids)
The Dallas hedge fund set came out in force Thursday to benefit Capital for Kids, long a favorite charity among the city's industry elite.

The nonprofit's annual fundraiser at swank city venue Fashion Industry Gallery benefited 37 different charities, including Alliance for Children, Big Brothers, Big Sisters of North Texas, and Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas. Capital for Kids has now raised $1.28 million this year.

The event drew an estimated 750 people, about 400 of whom came in from out of