68th Shad Planking Main Stage Schedule

Official Emcee: Martha Boneta Noon – Music Sportsbar Rockstar 12:35 – Welcome Chris Simms – Wakefield Ruritan Club National Anthem – Whitney Haywood Prayer 12:50 – Candid…

Shad Planking Speakers: The List

For 68 years, speakers at the Shad Planking have made history. This year will be no different. Speakers include a former governor; two candidates for the 4th District seat in the U.S. Congress; and a …

Real People, Real Good: Dean Longo

The Shad Planker Who Works Behind the Scenes to Reduce Gang Violence “It’s a fun event, even if you don’t have an agenda.”—Dean Longo Dean Longo first went to the Shad Planking in 2011, when he was a …

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…