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Boating Week highlights wearing of life jackets
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The 2017 National Safe Boating Week is May 20-26 and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will be participating to promote the wear of life jackets as the summer boating season begins.The Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day is Friday, May 19, with the goal of demonstrating how easy it is to wear a life jacket. Those who wear a life jacket to work are asked to have a photograph taken and message the Wear IT! Facebook page. Group photos are also welcome.On Saturday, May 20, Ready, Set, Wear It, will enter its eighth year in trying to bring awareness on the importance of life jacket wear by holding a world record day.The worldwide event kicks off the start of National Safe Boating Week.