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.

Please arrive between 9-9:30 am to our assigned staging area between 21st & 22nd St. Our group will include 2 trucks with flatbeds.

Upon arrival, please check in with one of our coordinators who will be wearing RED SHIRTS that say “BEAUTIFUL SACRIFICE.”

We will give you a lanyard to show you are a part of our group and have agreed to the following:

  • *We are here to celebrate our great nation and honor the heroes who defend our freedom to worship God and raise traditional families
  • *We are a joyful and patriotic gathering and agree to represent our faith and family respectfully in a God honoring manner.
  • *We agree to behave in a way that reflects the objective of the Parade Host, The CdA Chamber of Commerce to: “Create a wonderful family-oriented day in CDA to honor our military… and gather to celebrate our nation’s birthday with kindness and good cheer.”
  • *We agree to refrain from political or religious chanting or distribution of materials.
  • *We agree not to respond to any person who appears to be opposed to our beliefs or attempts to disrupt our procession and will refer such situations to one of the designated leaders in Red Shirts

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


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

& 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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