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Ready, Set, Wear-It Boating Safety Events Planned for Virginia Lakes
The public is invited to attend the "Ready, Set, Wear-It Lake Anna" Boating Safety event at High Point Marina 4634 Courthouse Road Mineral, VA 23117 on May 18 from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm and encouraged to bring their own life jackets -inflatable or traditional Type I, II, III or V styles. You can also participate in "the most people wearing life jackets at the same time," world-record attempt. The official count-down begins at 11:00 am when people will be asked to deploy their inflatable life jackets or don a traditional life jacket. An official tally and photo will be taken for submission to the National Safe Boating Council. Informational Displays, law enforcement vessels presented by the Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office and the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries Vessel Safety Checks by the USCG Auxiliary. For Additional information contact Stacey Brown, Statewide Coordinator Boating Safety Education at stacey.brown@dgif.virginia.gov.

"Ready, Set, Wear-it Smith Mountain Lake" at Bridgewater Marina May 18

Sea Tow and Bridgewater Marina at 16410 BT Washington Hwy. Moneta, VA 24121 on Smith Mountain Lake will sponsor "Ready, Set, Wear-It" on Saturday, May 18, 2013 from 11:00 am - 6:00 pm, to promote life jacket awareness. Wear your life jacket and get your name in the drawing for fabulous prizes. Participants do not have to be present to win but must be registered to participate. Names of participants will be drawn by the Tow Bee and by Bridgewater Marina's Kayla Karet. Children attending the awards event will also be given a prize if they attend wearing a life jacket. For Additional information contact Stacey Brown , Statewide Coordinator Boating Safety Education at stacey.brown@dgif.virginia.gov.