Shirley Mendonca and her husband, Dave, travel a great deal in 39-foot their Holiday Rambler motorhome.
"We've been RVers for about 30 years," says Shirley. "My husband and I are members of a tractor club that puts on tractor pulls at various places. He does the announcing and I help with checking in all of the tractors and 4 x 4 pickups."
After Shirley had open-heart surgery, she was concerned about how Emergency Medical crews would be able to find her quickly if "we were camping out in the middle of nowhere."
Shirley says she did a lot research and couldn't find any medical alert flags anywhere. "So I made one."
After talking with a number of RVers, she thought others who had medical concerns might be interested and decided to make the flags available for $20 which includes a storage tube, ID label and shipping.
For information about how to order the flag go to http://www.shirley123-lizard.com/, or contact Shirley by email at: Shirleym6951@sbcglobal.net
Photo: RVer Shirley Mendonca holds medical alert flag she designed for emergencies while on the road. (Dave Mendonca)
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