Monday, 15 July 2024

Lake County Flotilla to hold free children’s life jacket giveaway for 2024 in Lucerne

Flotilla members Kevin Kealey and Gary Jolley explained proper wearing of life jackets to parents at the free children’s life jacket giveaway on Saturday, July 15, 2023, in Lucerne, California. Courtesy photo.

LUCERNE, Calif. — On Saturday, June 15 U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Flotilla 08-08 of Lake County  will hold a complimentary Life Jacket Giveaway for children at Konocti Bait Shack, 6199 E. State Highway 20 in Lucerne.
The event will begin at 10:00 am until 2:00 pm or until the supply of life jackets is depleted. Assisting the Flotilla will be the Konocti Women’s Service Club (KWSC) which made possible this free life jacket project.
The distribution of Child and Youth life jackets will be for children 12 years and younger within one of two weight divisions: 30 to 50 lbs. or 50 to 90 lbs. The KWSC members will register and weigh the children.
Qualified Flotilla members will fit the child with the correct size and demonstrate to the parent the proper wearing of the life jacket.
All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian Information on Safe Boating will be available as well as an invitation to join the Flotilla.
The Flotilla of Lake County encourages boat owners and especially those with children to stay safe on the water by utilizing these complimentary services the Flotilla offers.
Play it safe “Wear Your Lifejackets”!

Dorothy De Lope is public affairs officer for Lake County Flotilla 08-08.

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