April 5 (Wednesday): GO Meeting “Coffee with Christie”: Guest speaker will be Dee Wild from Volunteers of America. COVINGTON, 2nd floor Training Room, 10:00am to 11:30am. RSVP REQUIRED April 6 (Thursday): GO Meeting “Coffee with Christie”: Guest speaker will be Dee Wild from Volunteers of America. Ochsner Medical Center-North Shore, 100 Medical Center Drive, Camellia Room, SLIDELL, 9:30 am to 11:00 am. RSVP REQUIRED
April 12 &13 (Wednesday and Thursday) Natchez Spring Pilgrimage Trip. Tour Includes Choctaw Hall, Burn, Twin Oaks, and Longwood. Lunch at Cotton Alley. Overnight Accommodations at the Grand Hotel. $335/single, $250 double occupancy. RSVP REQUIRED
April 14- Good Friday Holiday-Office will be closed. April 19 (Wednesday) Bus trip to “the Shrine on Airline” to see the New Orleans Baby Cakes (formerly the Zephyrs) vs. Iowa Cubs. Join the fun watching our only local baseball team! Bus departs Covington only. $25 per person. RSVP REQUIRED – See parking note on backside April 24 (Monday): LUNCH AND LEARN “Heart Health” presented by Patrick Delaney, MD, Department of Cardiology. 11:30am to 1:00pm. Ochsner Health Center -COVINGTON, 2nd floor Conference Room. A light lunch will be served. RSVP REQUIRED
April 27 (Thursday) - Bus trip to Pioneer Aerospace (Parachute Factory) in Columbia, MS. Includes lunch at Magnolia Grille. $45 per person. Bus departs Covington only. WAIT LIST ONLY April 28 (Friday) Slidell Memorial Hospital/Ochsner Golden Opportunity Lunch and Learn series “Insomnia”. Rebecca Han, PharmD, AAHIVP. SMH Founders Building Conference Room, 1st Floor (1150 Robert Blvd., 70458). Lunch at 11:30 and the talk begins at noon. *******Please call SMH directly to RSVP 985-280-8585 (SMH) Christie Trew, Golden Opportunity Ochsner Health Center Covington 1000 Ochsner Blvd, Covington, LA. 70433-8107 [email protected]
985-875-2799 office, 985-875-2785 fax
The GO Cloud is here! What is the Cloud? An online tool for Golden Opportunity members to view upcoming events for all regions, register and pay for events and yearly dues, and update personal information. Signing up is easy! Call the GO office for more information or to set your password! Upcoming Events: Alaska Cruise Tour May 8-21 FULL-WAIT LIST ONLY SAENGER THEATRE *Mama Mia – Saturday, June 10, 2017 – Departure from Covington at 11:00, $150 includes 4 course lunch at Impastato’s Restaurant, transportation and ticket. RESERVATIONS AVAILABLE NOW!
PRYTANIA THEATRE A Day of Classics! June 21 (Wednesday) Travel from Covington to Prytania Theatre for a classic movie and popcorn. Lunch (on your own) at Parkway Bakery, famous for their New Orleans poboys, and then a back stage tour of the beautiful Saenger Theatre. $35pp RESERVATIONS AVAILABLE NOW!
Announcements: **Check out the Golden Opportunity website for calendars from all Regions! www.ochsner.org/go **A dedicated telephone line has been set up with Ochsner Scheduling Department for GO members to schedule medical appointments without any delays. The number is: 985-871-2546 (CALL GO). **When a fee is involved, it must be received within 5 days of making the reservation to confirm your seat. If not received, your seat will be filled by another member. Please check availability with the GO office before mailing a check. All trips are non-refundable. Every attempt will be made to sell your seat to someone on the waiting list if you need to cancel. YOU ARE NOT SCHEDULED FOR THE EVENT UNTIL THE CHECK IS RECEIVED. SLIDELL LADIES FOR LIBERTY – Donations accepted at all GO events (includes monetary, CDs, DVDs, toiletry items)
****EVENT PARKING LOCATION HAS CHANGED EFFECTIVE with the 4/19 Baby Cakes bus trip on 4/19. Due to construction on the Ochsner Health CenterCovington campus, bus pick up will be the Winn Dixie on Highway 21, in the area behind Panera Bread until further notice. (Exception: Washington DC, Natchez Pilgrimage and Alaska trips. Parking will be available on the Covington campus.)