August 2015 Calendar of Events Baton Rouge Region August 12 (Wednesday): ROAD TRIP Southern Food & Beverage Museum / Café Reconcile / New Orleans Museum of Art $45.00 per Person Depart from Ochsner Plaza II: 8:00 am Return Time: 5:00 pm The Southern Food and Beverage Museum is a nonprofit living history organization dedicated to the discovery, understanding and celebration of the food, drink and the related culture of the South. It brings all races and ethnicities to the table to tell the tale, from the farmer and the homemaker to the line cook and the celebrity chef. The Southern Food and Beverage Museum celebrates, interprets, investigates, entertains and preserves. Café Reconcile is a non-profit restaurant located in New Orleans that serves as a primary training ground for students seeking to acquire skills in the food service industry. Lunch choices are: Baked Chicken with sautéed green beans or Chicken and Sausage jambalaya. Each dish includes a garden salad, Banana Foster bread pudding and a soft drink. New Orleans Museum of Art was founded in 1911 when local businessman Isaac Delgado offered $150,000 to the City Park Commission to create a “temple of art for rich and poor alike.” A century later, the museum still attracts art lovers from all over the world, and ranks among the top art museums in the country. RSVP REQUIRED
August 19 (Wednesday): GET GO’ing Whole Foods Market Towne Center 7529 Corporate Blvd Whole Foods Market is a dynamic leader in the quality food business. We are a mission-driven company that aims to set the standards of excellence for food retailers. We are building a business in which high standards permeate all aspects of our company. Quality is a state of mind at Whole Foods Market. We will be given a tour of the facility with tasting of samples throughout the store. Meet at 10:00am RSVP REQUIRED August 20 (Thursday): MOVIE REVIEW: “Ricki & the Flash” 6040 Hatteras Avenue AMC Theater GO members will meet at the theater at 9:30am $5.00 per person - admission $4.00 per person – small drink, small popcorn & fruitie tootie snack. An aging woman, Ricki (played by Meryl Streep) chased her dreams of becoming a famous rock star by abandoning her family. She gets a last chance to put things right when her ex-husband Pete asks her to visit Chicago and help their estranged, divorced daughter Julie through a difficult time. RSVP REQUIRED
August 21 (Friday): FREE HEALTH SCREENING – NATIONAL SENIOR CITIZEN DAY In honor of National Senior Citizen Day, a free screening of Cholesterol, Glucose, Blood Pressure and Nurse Consultation will be held. A variety of vendors will be on hand. Hospital classroom ▪ 9:00am – 11:00am RSVP REQUIRED
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August 27 (Thursday): LUNCH AND LEARN - Medical Myths, Lies, and Half-Truths: What We Think We Know May Be Hurting Us Presented by: Chad Braden, MD at the Iberville Clinic in Plaquemine True or false: Eight glasses of water a day are mandatory for staying hydrated. Vitamin C protects you from catching a cold. Frequent snacking is the quickest way to bust your diet - medical myths are all around us. But much of this information isn't true, and using it to make decisions about your own health—whether it's how to treat the symptoms of the common cold or how to care for a child or aging relative—can be harmful. Dr. Braden will qualify truth vs. myth. Iberville Clinic ▪ 11:30am ▪ Light lunch provided RSVP REQUIRED
August 28 (Friday): CULINARY RUN: Newk Restaurant Towne Center 7211 Corporate Blvd We will meet at the restaurant to simply enjoy a great lunch and great company ▪ 11:00 am RSVP REQUIRED
Upcoming Road Trip: Tuesday, September 15, 2015 Atchafalaya Welcome Center/Atchafalaya Basin Tour /Lunch at McGee Landing/West Baton Rouge Museum $65.00 per Person Menu Choices: Fried Shrimp or Fried Catfish both served with Corn Maque Choux and Gator Tators
Grilled Catfish or Grilled Chicken Breast served with Corn Maque Chox and Potato Salad Wednesday, October 14 Steamboat Natchez Cruise and Lunch Cost to be Announced FALL PUTT-PUTT TOURNAMENT To be held in Baton Rouge West Bank Golden Opportunity has challenged the Baton Rouge Golden Opportunity to a Putt-Putt Challenge. All you putters let me know if you are interested! Just a reminder: On road trips, please be aware of the amount of perfume or cologne that you use, some people are allergic to these products.
MOTOWN THE MUSICAL SAENGER THEATER JANUARY 23, 2016 $150.00 per Person (includes transportation, theater ticket and lunch) DEANIES SEAFOOD RESTUARANT MENU CHOICES: FRIED SHRIMP, OYSTERS & CATFISH SERVED WITH FRENCH FRIES & COLE SLAW STUFFED CRAB SERVED WITH FRENCH FFRIES AND COLE SLAW GRILLED CHICKEN WITH A VEGGIE & COLE SLAW DESSERT: BREAD PUDDING WITH COFFEE
THIS EVENT IS FOR ACTIVE MEMBERS – FIRST COME FIRST SERVED! When a fee is involved, it must be received within 5 days of making the reservation to confirm your seat. 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.
Please submit separate checks for events. For more information on upcoming trips, activities, meetings, to submit a suggestion or to make a reservation call: Cindy Wilks, Program Coordinator 17000 Medical Center Drive ▪ Baton Rouge LA 70816 [email protected]