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 …

The Wakefield Ruritan Club

Who are the Wakefield Ruritan Club? The Wakefield Ruritan Club has hosted the annual Shad Planking since 1949. The United States classifies the club as a non-profit 501(C)(4) organization. Proceeds fr…