Real People, Real Good: Becky Hopkins | Non-Profit
Real People, Real Good: Becky Hopkins

Becky Hopkins, The Shad Planker Who Fights for Everyday Justice “It’s exciting to be a part of history.”—Becky Hopkins Today the Shad Planking recognizes Becky Hopkins, the crowd-anointed social direc…

Real People, Real Good: Becky Hopkins | Non-Profit
Martha Boneta to Emcee the Shad Planking

Martha Boneta to Emcee the Shad Planking The Shad Planking is pleased to announce that Martha Boneta, champion of small family farms, has graciously accepted our invitation to emcee this year’s Shad P…

Real People, Real Good: Becky Hopkins | Non-Profit
The Tradition and History of the Shad Planking

It all started in Smithfield, Virginia, in the 1930s. A small gathering of friends used to celebrate the start of fishing season by catching shad.  These friends would take the oily, bony fish and smo…

Real People, Real Good: Becky Hopkins | Non-Profit
Walter North, The Shad Planker Who keeps America Moving Forwards

“It’s a good time, I look forward to it every year.  No pretenses. It’s relaxing—it’s just plain fun.”—Walter North The Shad Planking: Real People, Real Good Fun The Shad Planking attracts thousands o…