Some of the money raised by the Bridlington Lions fundraising activities finances a life saving project which helps frail, elderly and those living alone to store vital medical and personal information in such a way that it can be easily found by the emergency services.
The “Message in a Bottle” scheme was started by a police officer in Perth in Scotland and has been enthusiastically taken up by Lions and other clubs around the country.
People taking part fill in a short form detailing name, doctor, medication and other useful information. (See the
The Bridlington Lions Club distributes the kits in cooperation with the emergency services. You can obtain a free kit from:
Your local pharmacy
Your doctor’s surgery
The way it works: