Thank you for a wonderful
2019 Riverfront Celebration!

Save the date – we’ll see you again on
Thursday, September 10, 2020!




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Award Winners

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Volunteer of the Year
Nysha Cornelius
Paschal Nwokocha & Chukwu Law Offices

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John D. Levine Distinguished Service Award
Jody DeSmidt
DeSmidt Rabuse PLLC


Many thanks to our generous sponsors!

Event Underwriters ($10,000+)

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Justice Champions ($5,000-$9,999)

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Guardians of Justice ($3,000-$4,999)​​

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Friends of VLN ($1,500-$2,999)

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Riverfront Donors (up to $1,499)

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All contributions will be used to provide civil legal services to people experiencing poverty, and the portion for which no goods or services are received is tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.
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