February 2016 Calendar of Events Kenner Region February 12, 2016 (Friday)
Day at the Races
We begin our departure from Ochsner River Parish Medical Center in front of the Medical Office Building at 9:00 a.m.. Proceed to Ochsner Kenner Medical Center, pick up at 9:30 a.m. and then continue pick up at Ochsner Main Campus then onto the New Orleans Fair Grounds Race Course. We will leave the Fair Grounds at 3:00 p.m., travel to Ochsner Main Campus then proceed to Ochsner Kenner and then back to Ochsner River Parish. River Parish arrival at approx. 4:30 p.m. We will travel via Ochsner Bus. The cost of this excursion is $45; this includes Ochsner Bus transportation, and lunch. Please see the enclosed flyer for more details. Please RSVP February 17, 2016 (Wednesday)
Kenner Lunch Bunch
Please join us for lunch at Bobby Hebert’s Restaurant for 11:30 a.m. at 4101 Veterans Blvd., in Metairie. They have an extended menu with all kinds of delicious appetizers, entrees, and desserts. The atmosphere is fun, so come and be with your friends and reminisce about the good ole days! Please RSVP February 22, 2016 (Monday):
River Parish/Kenner Lunch Bunch
Come pass a good time at the Truck Farm Restaurant at 11760 River Road, St. Rose. We will not have a bus to transport, so we will meet at the restaurant for 11:30 a.m. Lunch on your own, which will take a little longer to process. Please note the day of the week is scheduled for a Monday, which is the slower day of the week at the restaurant. I’ve heard from several people about how delicious the food is at Truck Farm Restaurant. Please RSVP February 25, 2016 (Thursday):
Avery Island, Lafayette, LA
Road trip to Avery Island! Pick up at Ochsner Kenner at 9:00 a.m. then to Ochsner River Parish pick up at 9:30 a.m. Then we start our leisure trip to Avery Island. There is much to see and due at Avery Island, such as, touring the Tabasco museum, viewing of the pepper plants, how Tabasco is made, bottled, labeled, packing and distribution. The bottle labels are printed in 19 non-English languages, and distributed all over the world. Lunch on your own at the Pearl House Restaurant in New Iberia, which is just a short drive from Avery Island. We will then head home. The cost of the trip will be $27.00. Please RSVP
Please know that both the River Parish Region of Golden Opportunity and the Kenner Parish Region of Golden Opportunity are welcome to join us in attending each or either restaurant and are welcome to join any event that is offered, as long as there is room available and you call to RSVP.
Upcoming events: March 10, 2016
Senior Expo at the Kenner Pontchartrain Center. More information to follow.
March 27, 2016
LA State Police Academy. More information to follow. (date not confirmed)
Festival International, Lafayette. More information to follow.
**Check out the new 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 (504) 842-6538. **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. Disclaimer: All GO events are subject to change. Ochsner Golden Opportunity has the right to adjust events without formal notice. IMPORTANT NOTE: In an effort to streamline the operations of the program, effective immediately the annual renewal fees of $10.00 will be due on January 1 of each year regardless of the month you joined. If you renewed your membership between January and July of 2015, you will need to send in 2016 renewal fees of $10.00 by 1/1/16. If your renewal date is currently July 1 to December 31 and you paid those dues, your renewal date will be 1/1/2017.
Ann Laiche, Golden Opportunity Ochsner Kenner/River Parish 180 W. Esplanade Ave. Metairie, La 70065 (504) 464-2974 Email: [email protected]