The Valley Family Forum, in association with The Family Foundation, will host the 8th Annual Shenandoah Valley "Salute to the Family" dinner Thursday, May 28, at 6:30 p.m., at the James Madison University Festival Conference and Student Center in Harrisonburg. The Valley Family Forum is one of The Family Foundation's several local grassroots networks, serving pro-family citizens in the Shenandoah Valley region. This year's theme is a "Celebration of Freedom" and will feature keynote speaker Janet Parshall, who is an author, nationally syndicated radio talk show ("Janet Parshall's America"), and host and narrator of the TV documentary series, "Speechless: Silencing the Christians."

Harrisonburg's WHSV-TV/3 Executive Producer Kay Norred will emcee the program, which includes a spirited medley of inspiring music by local artists, "The Faithful Men" and pianist Miriam Clark.

Previous "Salute to the Family" speakers have included former Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore, Focus on the Family Vice President Tom Minnery, former U.S. Attorney General Ed Meese, and Vision America Founder and President Rick Scarborough.

Reservations are $25 per person. Each table seats eight, so invite your family and friends to come along. If you don't live in the Valley, and are interested, it will be a great program, so we encourage you to attend. For more information, or to confirm your reservations, call (540) 438-8966 or e-mail family@valleyfamilyforum.org.