October 4 (Wednesday): Flu Fair Ochsner Pharmacy will be on hand to issue flu shots. Snacks provided. Hospital Classroom 9:30 – 11:30
Giveaways! RSVP REQUIRED
October 12 (Thursday): MOVIE REVIEW: “American Made” AMC THEATER 16040 Hatters Drive Please pay at the Movie Theater GO members will meet at the theater at 9:30 am $5.00 per person- admission $4.00 per person – small drink & small popcorn & fruitie tootie snack. American Made is an upcoming American biographical crime film based on a true story directed by Doug Liman, written by Gary Spinelli and starring Tom Cruise. The film is based on the life of Barry Seal (a Baton Rouge native), a former TWA pilot who became a drug smuggler in the 1980s and was recruited later on by the DEA to provide intelligence. RSVP REQUIRED
October 17 (Tuesday): CULINARY RUN: “Ruby Slipper” 3535 Perkins Rd #375 (Morning event) We will meet at the restaurant to simply enjoy a great lunch and great company. Arrival time: 9:30 am RSVP REQUIRED October 18 (Wednesday): GET GOING - “Putt–N-Sizzle Tournament” $17.00 per Person All Star Lanes 9829 Airline Hwy The West Bank Golden Opportunity members have challenged the Baton Rouge Golden Opportunity members to a putt-putt challenge. See the enclosed flyer for details. Tee time: 9:00 am RSVP REQUIRED October 20 (Friday): BREAKFAST BUNCH: “SHIIP 2018 Updates” SHIIP (Senior Health Insurance Information Program) representative will be on hand to discuss the 2018 Medicare updates. Start time: 9:30 am Hospital Classroom RSVP REQUIRED October 24 (Tuesday): GET GOING – Garden View Assisted Living 3130 Jones Creek Road We will meet at the Garden View Assisted Living for a morning of fun. The American Heart Association will speak on stress management. We will be pampered with chair massages and aromatherapy. After breakfast treats, tours will be offered to the group. Arrival time: 9:00 am RSVP REQUIRED October 27 (Friday): ROAD TRIP: “WWII Air, Land & Sea Festival” $30.00 per Person (Includes transportation & ticket) LUNCH ON YOUR OWN Depart from Ochsner Plaza II: 8:30 am Return Time: 4:00 pm The National WWII Museum, Commemorative Air Force, and Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation will host their fourth annual WWII historic aircraft show at New Orleans Lakefront Airport, honoring the legacy of the WWII generation and highlighting the mighty machines that contributed to Allied victory on air, sea, and land. RSVP REQUIRED
REMINDER: The GO Community Cloud is up and running. The Cloud will allow you to view all events and activities, register for the events and activities and allow you to pay online. Go to: https://ochsner.force.com and sign up today! Upcoming Events: November 6, 2017 – St. Joseph Plantation Mourning Tour & Hymel’s Restaurant $35.00 per Person (Lunch on Your Own) December 6, 2017 – Christmas Tea Ashley Manor $25.00 per Person Scones, Mini Muffullettas, Spiral Sandwiches, Fresh Fruit and Bread Pudding are being served. Bring a Christmas Mug to exchange. Dress in your most festive Christmas attire!! CALIFORNIA COASTAL CRUISE ABOARD THE EMERALD PRINCESS! With the North Shore Golden Opportunity Group! September 22 thru October 5, 2018. Includes a pre-cruise 2 night stay in Victoria with a tour of Butchart Gardens and post cruise stay in Vancouver. Ports of call include Los Angeles, San Diego, Santa Barbara and 2 nights in San Francisco. Prices start at $3974pp/double occupancy/inside state room. Rate include roundtrip airfare, hotel stays, 10 night cruise, insurance, gratuities, taxes, fees and transfers. Call Christie Trew at 985-875-2799 for more information.
Hope Ministries is in need of clothing and shoes for the homeless. They are asking for men, women and children’s clothes. Please bring your donations to the GO office. Thank you. Brian O’Neill, Minister, sends a heart-felt thank you to all that have donated. 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.
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. 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 or email me: Cindy Wilks, Program Coordinator 17000 Medical Center Drive ▪ Baton Rouge LA 70816 [email protected]
October 2017 Calendar of Events Baton Rouge Region October 3 (Tuesday): BREAKFAST BUNCH: “Humana 2018 Updates” Humana representative will be on hand to discuss the Humana Insurance 2018 updates. Start time: 9:30 am Hospital Classroom RSVP REQUIRED