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Family Portrait Project

A project generations in the making!

The Family Portrait Project connects talented local photographers to

families in need of a portrait to display with pride.


Celebrate family moments with a free, framed 8x10 portrait of your family on April 10, 2024 at the MSV from 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Each family will have a selection of frames, sponsored by Jenny Ligon, Mortgage Banker, CNB Bank, to leave with a wall-ready portrait of your family.

Mother and Daughter Portrait

April 10, 2024

Join us from 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley for the Family Portrait Project, brought to you by Summit Events.

Thank you to our sponsors

The Family Portrait Project would not be possible without the help of a wonderful community. We would like to thank the following for their generous support!

Title Sponsor - iHeart Media

Frame Sponsor - Jenny Ligon, Mortgage Banker, CNB Bank

Lighting Sponsor - Michelle's Main Event

Lighting Sponsor - Shenandoah Valley Orthodontics

Lighting Sponsor - Wildember Marketing

Hanging Sponsor - Gail Consulting Group

Hanging Sponsor - Wolfpack Accounting Services

Interested in sponsorship? Email

Celebrate Confidently

We welcome BirchfieldsMolly Majher Photography, Still Meadow Photography, Daniel Ashwood Photography, Brook Ward and Summit Lenses who have graciously joined forces for the day to help create a lasting impression in the community.

Laurel Ridge Community College Library Archivist, John Owens, will be onsite to give families the option to have their portraits saved to a digital archive hosted by Laurel Ridge Community College for future generations to look up their ancestors. 


Upload your old family portrait and your ancestors to the archive by emailing John 

Include names and date of each portrait.

You can find the archive here.

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