Faegre & Benson, a leading international law firm with offices in Denver and Boulder, is pleased to announce that Veronica (Ronnie) Thomas, a legal administrative assistant in the firm's litigation practice, has received the Faegre & Benson 2010 Community Service Award. The award is presented each year to an individual who demonstrates an outstanding commitment to the firm's philosophy of serving the community and improving the quality of life of disadvantaged people.
Thomas was recognized for her leadership and participation in a wide range of firm-sponsored and independent pro bono and community service activities, including supporting the firm's Colorado Post-Decree Clinics, the Ronald McDonald House, the YMCA of Metropolitan Denver, the Girl Scouts of Colorado, and Jefferson County (Colo.) Public Schools.
In honor of the award, Faegre & Benson has donated $1,000 to the charitable organization of Thomas' choice, Operation Homefront. The organization provides emergency financial and other assistance to wounded military service members and their families.