June 15, 2016 (Wednesday) General Membership Meeting (Kenner) th 12 noon. To be held in the Board Room 7 floor of the Medical Office Bldg. Guest speaker: Jennifer Schneider, MSW, RSW, Geriatric Specialist with the Jewish Family Service. Ms. Schneider will inform us of all the activities the Jewish Family Service provides. She is a Geriatric Specialist so come with your questions for her. Lunch will be served. Please RSVP
June 21, 2016 (Tuesday): General Membership Meeting (River Parish) 12 noon. To be held in the Medical Office Bldg. 3rd floor Conference Room. Guest speaker: Jennifer Schneider, MSW, RSW, Geriatric Specialist with the Jewish Family Service. Lunch will be served. Please RSVP June 16, 2016 (Thursday) Movie Day: “After the Harvest” The movie is based in the 1920’s and features Sam Shephard and Alberta Watson. The movie is 94 minutes long and we will show the movie at 2:00 p.m. in the 3rd floor Conference Room of the Medical Office Bldg. in the Ochsner River Parish. We will serve popcorn. Please RSVP
June 2016 Lunch Bunch We will meet at Vincent’s Italian Restaurant for 11:30 a.m. located at 4411Chastant St. Metairie (off of West Esplanade Avenue) Lunch will be on your own. Please RSVP
Upcoming Events Carnival Cruise-October 6, 2016 on the cruise ship TRIUMPH. Cruise will be for 4 days to Cozumel. See the enclosed flyer for more information. Mitchell Farms, Collins, MS (10/21/2016) The weather will be much cooler and the pumpkins will be ready to pick. This is a working farm, we will have a guided tour, we will also have lunch and enjoy the Fall weather. **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, for Kenner and River Parish. **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 1 and June 30 of 2015, you will need to send in 2016 renewal fees of $10.00 by 2/1/16. If your renewal date is currently July 1 to December 31 and you paid those dues, they will be applied to 2016, making your revised renewal date 1/1/17. If you have any questions, please call the GO office.
We have formed a couple of committees: Planning Committee - Yvonne Pond and Debbie Rein. If you have a suggestion for an outing, please contact either Yvonne at (504) 456-9779 or Debbie (504) 450-6637. Telephone Committee - Charlene Berry, Betty Davis, Marie Cordes and Joanne Romero. This committee is responsible for getting in touch with the members to remind them of upcoming events, changes in scheduled events and renewing membership, etc. If you would like to volunteer please give me a call at (504) 464-2974. Ann Laiche, Golden Opportunity Ochsner Kenner/River Parish 180 West Esplanade Ave. Kenner, LA 70065 (504) 464-2974 Email: [email protected]
June 2016 Calendar of Events Kenner/River Region June 10, 2016 (Friday) WGNO Television Station Tour We will have a guided tour of WGNO TV Station. The Ochsner bus will pick up at Ochsner River Parish at 9:00 a.m. then pick up from Ochsner Kenner at 9:30 a.m. and arrive at WGNO approximately 10:00 a.m. The tour takes approximately 1 hour. We will then have lunch at Porter and Luke’s Restaurant on Metairie Road. Lunch on your own (approximately $28.00 plus tax and gratuity). See attached menu. Cost for transportation is $10.00. Please RSVP