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Aug 2016 Calendar of Events Westbank Region Aug 3 (Wednesday): GO Monthly Group Meeting “Lunch with Alice” 10:45 a.m. ▪ ...

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Aug 2016 Calendar of Events Westbank Region Aug 3 (Wednesday): GO Monthly Group Meeting “Lunch with Alice” 10:45 a.m. ▪ New Orleans Ladies Ballroom, 1771 Stumpf Blvd, Terrytown ▪ Theme: Scavenger Hunt ▪ Menu: Veal Parmesan, angel hair pasta, green beans, Caesar salad, rolls, ambrosia ▪ NO menu substitutions

$12.00 p.p. ▪ Doors open at 10:15 a.m Aug 11 (Thursday): Lunch and Learn “Blood Pressure” presented by Calvin Millet ▪ Safety presentation by LA State Trooper ▪ 10:00 a.m. – noon ▪ River Room: Ochsner Westbank

$5.00 p.p. ▪ Doors open at 9:30 a.m. ▪ Meal served at 11:00 a.m. Aug 11 (Thursday): Thursdays at Twilight – Julio and Cesar ▪ Originally from Guatemala, Julio and Cesar Herrera have been in New Orleans for over 30 years ▪ They describe their music as constantly evolving, attributing this, in part, to their exposure from an early age to many cultures ▪ Food and beverages will be available for purchase ▪

$15.00 p.p. ▪ Bus departs 3:30 p.m. 3rd parking lot Aug 21 (Sunday): Lunch Bunch: Brunch at Restaurant des Familles ▪ enjoy a fabulous 5 course brunch in this beautiful restaurant nestled amongst live oaks with a beautiful scenic view of the historic Bayou des Familles, a lazy waterway home to many alligators, turtles, egrets and other wildlife ▪

$55.00 p.p. ▪ Bus departs 10:00 a.m. 3rd parking lot Aug 25 (Thursday): Lunch Bunch – Pontchartrain Vineyards/Rips on the Lake ▪ Experience a tour of Pontchartrain Vineyards ▪ See firsthand how local grapes are made into award-winning wines ▪ Enjoy lunch on your own at Rip’s on the Lake, a popular Mandeville restaurant

$20.00 p.p. ▪ Bus departs 9:30 a.m. 3rd parking lot Sep 15 (Thurs) – 26 (Mon): GOWB Trip to Santa Fe/Taos/Albuquerque/Window Rock ▪ a few highlights include an afternoon at the renowned Grapefest in Grapevine, TX; American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame; Santa Fe Plaza; Museum Hill; Taos Pueblo; Rio Grande; Tribal Chambers and Navajo Code Talkers Monument at Window Rock; Turquoise Museum and Old Town Albuquerque; and the LBJ Presidential Library in Austin, TX ▪

Single: $2569 Double: $1789 Triple: $1589 Quad: $1449 Deposit: $200 p.p.


MAIL YOUR RESERVATION FORM & CHECKS payable to GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY WESTBANK, 4225 Lapalco Blvd, Marrero, LA 70072 Please . . . DO NOT send a check without the registration form, and DO NOT send blank checks. Checks submitted without the registration form will be returned to you. Don’t forget to send a separate check for each event, add name of event on check (place, not just “Lunch Bunch”) and enclose an ADDRESS LABEL – DO NOT send a stamped envelope

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MARK YOUR CALENDAR: UPCOMING EVENTS Sep 7 Sep 8 Sep 15 Oct 12 Oct 13 Oct 6 -10

Monthly Meeting Lunch and Learn Fall trip to Santa Fe & Albuquerque Pumpkin Farm in Collins, MS Harrah’s (rescheduled from Aug 10)

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4-day cruise to Cozumel (Kenner/Laplace regions) ▪ prices starting at $521.89 For more information, call Kenner office @504-464-2974

May 8 – 21, 2017: Join GO WB and NS on a 13 night Alaskan Cruisetour ▪ 7 day cruise on Princess Cruise Line ▪ also includes land tour **The COMMUNITY CLOUD IS ALMOST HERE** The Cloud will allow all Golden Opportunity Members the ability to: View all GO regions’ activities Pay for events online Receive a text/email confirming your registration

Register for events online Be placed on a waiting list if the event is full Pay online for renewal of membership

Want to know what’s going on at other Golden Opportunity regions? Log on to http://www.ochsner.org/health-resources/golden-opportunity-a-50-lifestyle-program/ GOOD NEWS: OCHSNER HEALTH CENTER LAPALCO IS OPEN ON SUNDAYS! You can now receive medical services 7 days a week, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Walk-Ins welcome – no appointment necessary A dedicated phone line has been set up with Ochsner Scheduling Department for Golden Opportunity members to schedule medical appointments. Now you can call and schedule your appointment without any delays. Please Call: 504-371-9333

Misplaced Membership Card: $5.00 replacement fee Free Valet Parking for G O Members at Ochsner Westbank when visiting a patient or for medical reasons Free Valet Parking for seniors 65+ at Main Campus - Jefferson Hwy Show your Membership card and receive a discount: 15% Ochsner Optical Shop 10% Ochsner Gift Shop 15% Brent House Hotel Beauty Salon Discount rate with Brent House Hotel 10% Designs/Monograms/Names/ Embroidery 504-259-4848 1O% Jill’s Plumbing Repairs 504-301-6623

For more information on upcoming trips, activities, meetings, or to submit a suggestion, please call

Alice Nelson-Jones Program Coordinator, Golden Opportunity Westbank (504) 371- 6541

[email protected]