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Shelby Chadwick, the 2008 Blueberry Queen, announces she is a Candidate for House District 49.

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WARREN – Shelby Chadwick has has declared her candidacy for District 49 in the Maine House of Representatives. District 49 consists of the towns of Cushing, Friendship, Union and Warren.

“I grew up here, went to college in Orono and returned because I love my community. Someday I will raise my kids here and I want them to know this beautiful area that is a deep part of their heritage. My family is made up of farmers, fishermen, loggers and small business owners. Living at the family farm and working in the local school district, I understand the wide variety of issues our small towns face from school funding to finding markets for our products ” said Chadwick.

A George Mitchell scholar and a graduate of the University of Maine, Chadwick has a B.A. in Sociology. She did an internship with Spruce Run, the 1st in the nation shelter for abused women in Penobscot County. She was a special education teacher at the Miller Elementary School and is a head teacher at the ACE program in Waldoboro.

As the 2008 Blueberry Queen Shelby traveled statewide advocating for agriculture. Both of her parents, Sharon & Jerry went with her. They agreed that District 49 needs a strong, young voice in Augusta to deal with the challenges facing our families and small businesses.

Shelby Chadwick: chadwick49@gmail.com; 273-2017

For More Information:

Contact Name: Shelby Chadwick

Telephone Number: (207)273-2017

Website: http://knoxmainedemocrats.org/home.php?mi=1

Email: chadwick49@gmail.com