Frank Shade, 61, lives in Nesbitt Station just outside Lewes with his wife, BJ, and his mother-in-law, for whom they are caregivers. Frank and BJ have two grown children and two grandchildren.
Frank has worked for
In addition to rescuing and treating sick and injured individuals as a paramedic, Frank served for years as a volunteer firefighter in Lewes. A number of county residents credit Frank with saving their lives – sometimes as a paramedic/firefighter, other times as tireless volunteer who has raised much-needed money for individuals who have been widowed, orphaned or stricken with disease. Some of their personal stories are available by clicking the Tributes button above.
Frank’s volunteer work also extends to charitable and service organizations. He is a founding member and board member of the Sussex County Cancer Survivors Fund, established to raise money for patient needs at the
Frank may be best known for turning the World Championship Punkin Chunkin Association’s annual fall event from a local backwoods curiosity into an internationally famous spectacle that draws more than 80 thousand people into the county during the off-season – providing a huge source of revenue to local businesses, generating $15 thousand to $20 thousand in scholarships each year for deserving local students and contributing tens of thousands of dollars to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and other charitable organizations.
You can see Frank’s full resume at Frank Facts.
Frank has proven,
leadership ability. Vote for Frank Shade November 2nd to represent all the people of the 37th District.