February 1 (Wednesday): GO Meeting “Coffee with Christie”: Guest speaker will be Stacey Denham, MSW, MPH, AE-C, Associate Director, Alzheimer’s Association LA Chapter. Ochsner Health Center - COVINGTON, 2nd floor Training Room, 10:00am to 11:30am. RSVP REQUIRED February 2 (Thursday): GO Meeting “Coffee with Christie”: Guest speaker will be Stacey Denham, MSW, MPH, AE-C, Associate Director, Alzheimer’s Association LA Chapter. Ochsner Medical CenterNorth Shore, 100 Medical Center Drive, Camellia Room, SLIDELL, 9:30 am to 11:00 am. RSVP REQUIRED
February 8 (Wednesday): BUS TRIP to the New Orleans Lakefront Airport and Backstreet Cultural Museum. Discover the history of the airport and enjoy a lunch buffet at Messina’s at the Terminal. At the Backstreet Museum, tour the world’s most comprehensive collection related to the New Orleans’ African American community-based masking and processional traditions, including jazz funerals and social clubs. Depart Covington 9:30a, pickup in Slidell at 10:00a. $65 pp. RSVP REQUIRED February 16 (Thursday): BUS TRIP to the New Orleans Fairgrounds "Day at the Races”, 9:30 departure from Covington, 10:00 pickup in Slidell. $62 pp includes clubhouse admission, buffet lunch, racing program, tax, gratuity and transportation. RSVP REQUIRED February 21 (Tuesday): DINE AROUND-Ponchatoula "Le Fleur de Lis” (111 North 6th Street, 985-386-0710), $25pp Choice of entrée’ includes Herb Crusted Chicken Breast or Creole Catfish served with Loaded Potato Soup, Pasta, Roasted Vegetables, Tea and Brownie A La Toula. RSVP REQUIRED with entrée choice.
February 24 (Friday) Slidell Memorial Hospital/Ochsner Golden Opportunity Lunch and Learn series “Heart Health”, presented by Dr. Vasanth Bethala. SMH Founders Building Conference Room, 1st Floor (1150 Robert Blvd., 70458). Lunch at 11:30 and the talk begins at noon. RSVP to 985-280-8585 (SMH)
Office will be closed on February 27 thru 29 for the Mardi Gras Holiday. 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
TIME TO RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP - $10 per person (can be done on the Cloud) Upcoming Events: SAENGER THEATRE BROADWAY SHOWS (2:00 Matinees): *Beautiful (tribute to Carole King) – Saturday, March 11, 2017 $125pp includes ticket and bus transportation. Lunch at R&O’s Restaurant, Metairie (on your own) *Bodyguard – Saturday, April 8, 2017 – $120 (includes bus and ticket) Lunch location to be decided *Mama Mia – Saturday, June 1, 2017 – Registration begins on March calendar
NASA Michoud, Los Islenos Museum and lunch at Rocky & Carlos – March 15, $45 pp. Reservations taken immediately. NATCHEZ SPRING PILGRIMAGE – April 12 & 13, 2017. Home tours include Choctaw Hall, Burn, Twin Oaks and Longwood. Lunch at Cotton Alley. Overnight accommodations at the Grand Hotel. $335/single, $250/double occupancy. Reservations taken immediately.
WASHINGTON DC/WILLIAMSBURG BUS TRIP: March 25 to April 3, 2017. Highlights of the trip include: the Vietnam Veterans memorial, the Capitol, Smithsonian Institution, Arlington National Cemetery, Colonial Williamsburg and much more! Price per person: $2369/single, $1769/double, $1589/triple, $1489/quad. Meals included: 9 breakfasts, 4 lunches, and 4 dinners. $200 deposit due with registration, final payment due February 23, 2017. Credit cards are accepted. 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.
FEBRUARY 2017 Calendar of Events North Shore Region THE CLOUD IS HERE! https://ochsner.force.com EVENTS WILL BE POSTED ON 1/16/17