blue and orange logo reading Riverfront Celebration 2021 Better TogetherThank you so much for attending and watching the 2021 Riverfront Celebration!

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See you next year on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022!


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Keynote Speaker

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Jerry W. Blackwell
Founding Partner, CEO and President
Blackwell Burke P.A.


Award Winners

John D. Levine Distinguished Service Award

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Volunteer of the Year Award

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Dennis Ryan
Retired, Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
Roxanne Thorelli
Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.

Many thanks to our generous sponsors!

Event Underwriters ($10,000+)

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Fredrikson & Byron Logo


Guardians of Justice ($7,500-$9,999)

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Justice Champions ($5,000-$7,499)

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Justice Partners ($3,000-$4,999)

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Pauly, DeVries Smith & Deffner cargill logo Carlson Caspers Logo Merchant & Gould law firm logo
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Friends of VLN ($1,500-$2,999)

Best & Flanagan LLP Karen Canon & Tom Haigh Family Charitable Fund Anthony Ostlund Baer & Louwagie P.A. Gapen, Larson & Johnson LLC Hellmuth & Johnson Foundation
DeWitt LLP Pentair plc Lockridge Grindal Nauen PLLP Henson & Efron, P.A. DeWalt, Chawla + Saksena, LLC
Greene Espel PLLP Bowman and Brooke LLP Ciresi Conlin LLP Meagher + Geer, P.L.L.P. Barnes & Thornburg LLP

Riverfront Donors ($500-$1,499)

Nichols Kaster PLLP Patterson Thuente Pedersen, P.A. Arthur, Chapman, Kettering, Smetak & Pikala, PA 3M