Wearing life jacket on and off the water to promote safety

This weekend a group on Smith Mountain Lake will promote safety on the water with "Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day" and "Ready, Set, Wear It"

Melissa Gaona
POSTED: 03:50 AM EDT May 15, 2013    UPDATED: 08:37 AM EDT May 15, 2013 
Wearing life jacket on and off the water to promote safety
MONETA, Va. -

“Ready, Set, Wear It!” is a national event to promote the importance of safety on the water and it starts on Saturday, May 18th, 2013. 

Participants in cities around the globe will gather to set a world record for the most life jackets worn and inflatable life jackets inflated.

National Safe Boating Week starts May 18 – 24, 2013. This week will focus on the importance of safe and responsible boating.

Sea Tow will also reward folks who wear their life jacket to work on Saturday, May 18th.

If you work in the Smith Mountain Lake area, whether on or off the water, you could win a prize for taking part in Wear Your Life Jacket To Work Day.