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2015 Annual Benefactors’


Thanks to all our friends who attended VLN’s Annual Riverfront Celebration on September 16, 2015 at the Minneapolis Event Center to socialize and celebrate VLN’s work in the community. Keynote speaker Andrew Luger urged all in attendance to make sure everyone in our community has the legal help they need. Over sushi and appetizers, we honored our award winners, J.D. Haas, and long-time volunteer, Fred Ojile. The great turn-out of judges, corporate partners, volunteers and community partners contributed to a truly wonderful evening on the river. To see more pictures of this year’s event visit our Facebook page here.

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Keynote speaker Andrew Luger, United States Attorney for the District of Minnesota.


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Honored at the event were J.D. Haas, who received VLN’s 2015 Volunteer of the Year award, and Fred Ojile, Messinger & Ojile, the recipient of the John D. Levine Distinguished Service Award. Also pictured, Pete Goss (VLN Benefactor Board Co-Chair).

Special thanks to our 2015 Riverfront Celebration Underwriters, Champions, Sponsors and Friends

Event Underwriters

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VLN Champions

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VLN Sponsors

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