McLeod Children's Hospital hosts fishing event

Darlington County, SC - DARLINGTON, SC (WMBF) - Doctors hope an afternoon filled with fishing this weekend will help cheer up a group of children who are battling an array of different illnesses.

McLeod Children's Hospital will be hosting its "Fishing Fun Day" on Sunday at Dargan's Pond in Darlington County from 1-5 p.m.

Dr. Al Gilpin of McLeod Pediatric Orthopedics and Dr. Charles Trant of McLeod Pediatric Cardiology have invited more than 30 of their patients to participate in the event.

The children will fish with cane poles provided by the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources in a pond stocked with catfish.

For more information on the event, call (843) 621-0502.

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