Gonzales, la (NBC33) — Saturday morning, youngsters got a chance to get free screenings while fishing with cast members of the Swamp People.
It's the Cabela's Blood Pressure for Kids Fishing Derby!
Young kids to teenagers got a chance to have their poles professionally lured by Swamp People cast members Joe LaFont and Tommy Chauvin.
It's all for the National Pediatric Blood Pressure Awareness Foundation, an organization devoted to helping kids with high blood pressure.
Celeste Goodwin is the chairwoman of this organization, and she says to her, it's personal.
"My son was actually diagnosed with high blood pressure when he was four and a half, which is what prompted us to start this organization. And we've taken it from a small grass roots organization with just an idea to something thathas grown to a state and national level now." Celeste Goodwin, Chairwoman of the National Pediatric Blood Pressure Awareness Foundation, said.