September 19 (Saturday): SAENGER THEATRE – ‘The Little Mermaid” $90 pp. Includes ticket and bus transportation from the Brent House-departure at 1:00 p.m. Lunch on your own (restaurant tbd) before pickup. RSVP REQUIRED
Volunteers needed with computer (Microsoft) knowledge. Call the North Shore GO office for information!
Christie Trew, Golden Opportunity Ochsner Health Center Covington 1000 Ochsner Blvd, Covington, LA. 70433-8107 985-875-2799 office, 985-875-2785 fax [email protected]
Upcoming Events: SAENGER THEATRE: Registration began 7/21/15 at 8:00 a.m., Lunch on your own (restaurant tbd), includes bus and ticket **Motown - 1/23/16 matinee, $109pp. – Wait list only! **Cabaret – 4/9/16 matinee, $100pp. October 14, 2015 – Rolling on the River on the Steam Boat Natchez!! ($52pp) Jazz Lunch Cruise. Registration began 7/21/15 Wait list only! October 19 – 23, 2015 – “GO”ing to Atlanta and Callaway Gardens. This trip includes tours of Callaway Gardens, the Atlanta History Center, FDR’s Little White House, World of Coca Cola, Carter Presidential Library, Margaret Mitchell’s Home, and more! To make a reservation, contact the GO office (985-875-2799). $750.00 pp (Double) and $950.00pp (Single) December 12-18, 2015 – Christmas in Fredericksburg and San Antonio. Our holiday adventure includes one night in Austin, two nights in Fredericksburg, two nights in San Antonio and one night in Lake Charles. Also includes tours of the LBJ Presidential Library, National Museum of the Pacific War, Wildseed Farms, the Alamo, El Mercado, Buckhorn Saloon, free time on the Riverwalk and more! Contact the GO office for more details! $1198.00 pp (Double) ** $1628.00pp (Single) ** Deposit of $100 due upon registration. *** Balance due 10/22/15.
April 14 – 25, 2016 – Cruise the Panama Canal on the Coral Princess! 10 night cruise visiting Aruba, Cartagena, Colon, Limon and Grand Cayman. Fares listed below are per person, double occupancy (air and group excursion to be added later) and includes pre night stay in Fort Lauderdale, cruise fare, transfers, gratuities, insurance and taxes: Inside $2311.28 and $2351.28 Ocean View $2611.28 Balcony $2861.28 and $2961.28 Contact the GO office for more information! Deposit of $400 due by June 13, second payment of $1300 due by September 15 and balance due January 15, 2016
Announcements: **Check out the new Golden Opportunity website! http://www.ochsner.org/health-resources/golden-opportunity-a-50-lifestyle-program **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. **ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL DUES - $10.00 PER PERSON / PER YEAR. Don’t miss out on future activities! Please make checks payable to Golden Opportunity. Payment can be dropped off or mailed. Check your ID card for your membership expiration date. Disclaimer: All GO events are subject to change. Ochsner Golden Opportunity has the right to adjust events without formal notice.
September 2015 Calendar of Events North Shore Region September 2 (Wednesday): GO Meeting “Coffee with Christie”: “DISCOVER THE ‘O’ BAR”. Braden Lemon, Technology Sales Associate, will review and recommend applications for your smart phone, I pad and laptop that deal with health and nutrition, along with explaining how the Apple watch and Fit Bit can play an important role in your healthcare. You are welcome to bring your devices with you. Ochsner Health Center-COVINGTON, 2nd floor Training Room, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. RSVP REQUIRED September 3 (Thursday): GO Meeting “Coffee with Christie”: “DISCOVER THE ‘O’ BAR”. Braden Lemon, Technology Sales Associate, will review and recommend applications for your smart phone, I pad and laptop that deal with health and nutrition, along with explaining how the Apple watch and Fit Bit can play an important role in your healthcare. You are welcome to bring your devices with you. Ochsner Medical Center-North Shore, 100 Medical Center Drive, Camellia Room, SLIDELL, 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. RSVP REQUIRED September 7 – Labor Day Holiday – GO office closed September 11 (Friday): LUNCH AND LEARN "Hypertension” by William Ellerbee, M.D., Department of Family Medicine. Ochsner Health Center-COVINGTON, 2nd floor Training Room 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. RSVP REQUIRED September 15 (Tuesday): Bus trip to Baton Rouge “Louisiana State Police Academy and Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO)” Bus departs Covington at 8:00a with pick up in Hammond at 8:30a. Waiting list only! September 16 (Wednesday): Visit to St. Joseph Abbey and Dine Around at Annadele’s Plantation RSVP REQUIRED for each **St. Joseph Abbey, 75376 River Road, Covington –meet there at 9:00a for tour ** $5 cash donation on arrival **Annadele’s Plantation, 71518 Chestnutt Street, Covington (985) 809-7669, $28pp. Indicate menu choice on check. (All entrees include vegetable du jour, chocolate mousse and beverage) 1. Broiled catfish with lemon butter sauce, whipped potatoes 2. Blackened chicken breast with lemon butter sauce, whipped potatoes 3. Eggplant parmesan over angel hair pasta