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Insert on DataGridView is not working on my ASP.Net web page

I have the following definition in a form on my webpage.  The code puts a datagridview on the page and populates the grid from a table in my database.  Each row has an Edit, Delete option.  If Edit is chosen, the user can change the fields in the datagridview.  When finished with the modifications, the Update option is clicked at which time the changes are made to the database.  This works as I expected and want.  The last row in the datagridview is to insert a new record.  When I try and do the Insert, a new record is added but the fields are blank.  I copied this format from another page that does the same thing with a different table and that jpage works fine.  I'm probably just missing something but can't figure out what it is.  Any help would be greatly appreciated.
<asp:GridView ID="BereavementFacilitatorsGridView" runat="server" DataSourceID="BereavementFacilitators" 
                    AllowPaging="True" AutoGenerateColumns="False" DataKeyNames="ID" 
                    ShowFooter="True" EmptyDataText="No Facilitators Found">
                    <Columns>
                        <asp:BoundField DataField="ID" HeaderText="ID" InsertVisible="False" 
                            ReadOnly="True" SortExpression="ID" Visible="False" />
                        <asp:BoundField DataField="Category" HeaderText="Category" 
                            SortExpression="Category" Visible="False" />
                        <asp:TemplateField HeaderText="Contact" SortExpression="Contact">
                            <EditItemTemplate>
                                <asp:TextBox ID="TextBox1" runat="server" Text='<%# Bind("Contact") %>'></asp:TextBox>
                            </EditItemTemplate>
                            <FooterTemplate>
                                <asp:TextBox ID="NewFacilitatorTB" runat="server" Width="218px"></asp:TextBox>
                            </FooterTemplate>
                            <ItemTemplate>
                                <asp:Label ID="Label1" runat="server" Text='<%# Bind("Contact") %>'></asp:Label>
                            </ItemTemplate>
                        </asp:TemplateField>
                        <asp:TemplateField HeaderText="Phone" SortExpression="Phone">
                            <EditItemTemplate>
                                <asp:TextBox ID="TextBox2" runat="server" Text='<%# Bind("Phone") %>'></asp:TextBox>
                            </EditItemTemplate>
                            <FooterTemplate>
                                <asp:TextBox ID="NewFacilitatorPhoneTB" runat="server" Width="218px"></asp:TextBox>
                            </FooterTemplate>
                            <ItemTemplate>
                                <asp:Label ID="Label2" runat="server" Text='<%# Bind("Phone") %>'></asp:Label>
                            </ItemTemplate>
                        </asp:TemplateField>
                        <asp:TemplateField ShowHeader="False">
                            <EditItemTemplate>
                                <asp:LinkButton ID="LinkButton1" runat="server" CausesValidation="True" 
                                    CommandName="Update" Text="Update"></asp:LinkButton>
                                &nbsp;<asp:LinkButton ID="LinkButton2" runat="server" CausesValidation="False" 
                                    CommandName="Cancel" Text="Cancel"></asp:LinkButton>
                            </EditItemTemplate>
                            <ItemTemplate>
                                <asp:LinkButton ID="LinkButton1" runat="server" CausesValidation="False" 
                                    CommandName="Edit" Text="Edit"></asp:LinkButton>
                                &nbsp;<asp:LinkButton ID="LinkButton2" runat="server" CausesValidation="False" 
                                    CommandName="Delete" Text="Delete"></asp:LinkButton>
                            </ItemTemplate>
                            <FooterTemplate>
                                <asp:Button ID="AddNewFacilitator" runat="server" CausesValidation="false"
                                    CommandName="Insert" Text="Insert" OnClick="AddNewFacilitator_Click"></asp:Button>
                            </FooterTemplate>    
                         </asp:TemplateField>
                    </Columns>
                    </asp:GridView>
                <asp:AccessDataSource ID="BereavementFacilitators" runat="server" 
                    DataFile="~/App_Data/ABVM.mdb" 
                    SelectCommand="SELECT [ID], [Category], [Contact], [Phone] FROM [Bereavement] WHERE ([Category] = ?)"
                    DeleteCommand="DELETE FROM [Bereavement] WHERE [ID] = ?" 
                    InsertCommand="INSERT INTO [Bereavement] ([Category], [Contact], [Phone]) VALUES (?, ?, ?)" 
                    UpdateCommand="UPDATE [Bereavement] SET [Contact] = ?, [Phone] = ? WHERE [ID] = ?">
                    <SelectParameters>
                        <asp:Parameter DefaultValue="Facilitators" Name="Category" Type="String" />
                    </SelectParameters>
                    <DeleteParameters>
                        <asp:Parameter Name="ID" Type="Int32" />
                    </DeleteParameters>
                    <UpdateParameters>
                        <asp:Parameter Name="Contact" Type="String" />
                        <asp:Parameter Name="Phone" Type="String" />
                        <asp:Parameter Name="ID" Type="Int32" />
                    </UpdateParameters>
                    <InsertParameters>
                        <asp:Parameter DefaultValue="Facilitators" Name="Category" Type="String" />
                        <asp:Parameter Name="Contact" Type="String" />
                        <asp:Parameter Name="Phone" Type="String" />
                    </InsertParameters>
               </asp:AccessDataSource>

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Meir RivkinFull stack Software EngineerCommented:
by the code you hjave posted i see that upoin insert new record the following function is being called: AddNewFacilitator_Click

can u post its implementation?
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dyaroshAuthor Commented:
Here is the function:

Public Sub AddNewFacilitator_Click(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs)
BereavementFacilitators.Insert()
End Sub
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dyaroshAuthor Commented:
I finally discovered the problem.  I need to set the parameter fields on the Inserting event for the data source.  Here is the code that solved the problem:

Protected Sub BereavementFacilitators_Inserting(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.Web.UI.WebControls.SqlDataSourceCommandEventArgs) Handles BereavementFacilitators.Inserting
Dim CT As TextBox = BereavementFacilitatorsGridView.FooterRow.FindControl("NewFacilitatorTB")
Dim PH As TextBox = BereavementFacilitatorsGridView.FooterRow.FindControl("NewFacilitatorPhoneTB")
e.Command.Parameters("Category").Value = "Facilitators"
e.Command.Parameters("Contact").Value = CT.Text
e.Command.Parameters("Phone").Value = PH.Text
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Meir RivkinFull stack Software EngineerCommented:
great job, 10x for the points.
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dyaroshAuthor Commented:
Thank you for pointing me in the right direction to find the problem.
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