celebrating

Traditional Family Values

We Need YOU For The Coeur d’Alene 4th of July Parade

For the second year, TradFam.org will sponsor an entry Traditional Families and our Faith Values:

“America the Beautiful; Celebrating the Beauty of the American Family” our parade entry, represents Coeur d’Alene families celebrating our great nation and honors the heroes that defended our freedom to worship God and raise traditional families. 

Supported by Parishioners of St. Thomas the Apostle, St. Joan of Arc, Candlelight & Heart of the City Churches with youth choir from Candlelight & Coeur du Christ Academy and led by Sgt Robbie Walden of Coeur d’Alene, an Iraq War Veteran and Purple Heart recipient of the US Army Infantry & Special Operations Unit “LRS-D”.

Join Us: For a joyful and patriotic gathering of parents, grandparents, children, and teens. Please encourage members of your church to participate – wear red, white & blue, carry a flag or make a sign; God Bless Coeur d’Alene, God Bless our Families, God Bless Mom & Dad, spiritual or patriotic quotes that support the theme.

Parade Route & Time: 10 am – 12 noon. Starts at 13th and Sherman and ends at the CDA Resort. Arrive 9:00 – 9:45 am.  We will be staging in the vicinity of 15th and 20th on Sherman.  Once we are assigned an exact staging location we will post here.  A week prior we’ll be assigned an exact location.  Please check back the week of the parade for details.

 Distributing candy or materials, chanting political slogans and pets are not allowed.

Stand Up for Faith & Family!

TradFam is dedicated to celebrating the beauty and importance of the Traditional Family that is the foundation of a healthy, thriving society. 

To do this we are proposing that we set aside a month to celebrate, support and educate on the importance of the family. 

The celebration would start on Mother’s Day, the second Sunday of May, and ending on Father’s Day, the third Sunday of June. Each week during this period we will celebrate a different part of the family as follows:

The Foundation of a

healthy, thriving

Society

Week One

Celebration of Motherhood

Week Two

Celebration of Sons, Brothers & Uncles

Week Three

Celebration of Grandparents

Week Four

Celebration of Daughters, Sisters & Aunts

Week Five

Celebration of Fatherhood & the Marriage Between a Man & a Woman

Creating Space for Traditional Family Values

Partnerships
& Events

Through partnerships with like-minded organizations we envision communities that celebrate and support traditional families.

Traditional families start with the foundation of a biological man and a biological woman along with their children and extend to grandparents, aunts/uncles, cousins etc.

Events to celebrate include:

  • Baking/Cooking Competitions
  • Marriage Rededication Ceremony
  • Family Kickball Tournaments
  • Fishing Derbies
  • Park Festivals
  • Concerts/Talent Show

Conrad Woodall

MAFP, Director, PRIE Idaho

Conrad has a master’s degree in Forensic Psychology and bachelor’s degree in Philosophy. In addition to his involvement with TFVM Conrad serves as the Director of Idaho Parent’s Rights in Education and the Director of Operations of a K-12 charter school located in Kootenai County, Idaho. 

Katherine Hartley

PJI Attorney, Idaho Office

Katherine lives in the Coeur d’Alene area with her husband and daughter and is an attorney for Pacific Justice Institute, a nation-wide law firm specializing in religious freedom, freedom of speech and parental rights.

Ben Toews

State Senator - District 4

Ben was born and raised in North Idaho where he currently resides with his wife of 24 years and their 5 children. He attended North Idaho College where he received his AA degree in Political Science and Gonzaga University where he earned a BBA in International Business.

We would love to hear from you. You can contact us at celebrate@tradfam.org.

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