2016 GO Calendar May KRP

May 2016 Calendar of Events Kenner/River Region May 6, 2016 (Friday): Rivertown Theatre “How to Succeed in Business” J...

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May 2016 Calendar of Events Kenner/River Region May 6, 2016 (Friday):

Rivertown Theatre “How to Succeed in Business”

Join our members from the Golden Opportunity Main Campus for a fun night at the theater in Kenner. Cost is $43.00, which includes the cost of the play and transportation from Main Campus (Center for Primary Care & Wellness Building). They have 14 tickets available for purchase. If you would like to drive your own car to this event, you must pick up your ticket from me at the Ochsner Kenner Hospital. Please call me to make arrangements. They plan to have dinner before the play. The restaurant will be announced. Please RSVP May 11, 2016

Venezia’s Restaurant – Lunch Bunch

Please join us for lunch at Venezia’s Restaurant. If you have never been to this Old New Orleans Restaurant you are in for a great Italian treat! Or, if you have been here, come and reminisce about the “good old days.” And, remember…Brocato’s Ice Cream Parlor is in walking distance. After lunch we will head on over to Morning Call for coffee and beignets. The Ochsner Bus will pick up from Ochsner River Parish at 10:00 a.m. and then pick up from Ochsner Kenner at 10:30 a.m. We will arrive at Venezia’s at 11:30 a.m. At 1:30 p.m. we will go to Morning Call. May 18, 2016 (Wednesday):

Lunch and Learn

President Michael Yenni has accepted our invitation to come and give us an update on the goings-on with the Parish of Kenner. He will answer questions you may have concerning the parish. President Yenni will speak on Wednesday, May 18, th 2016 in the Medical Office Building, 7 floor, Auditorium at 12 Noon. Hope you will be able to attend. A hot meal will be served at the meeting. Please RSVP May 20, 2016 (Friday)

Tujaque’s French Quarter Restaurant (Re-scheduled)

Please join us for our “Lunch Bunch where we will travel by Ochsner Bus to Ochsner River Parish to pick up our members at 9:30 a.m. and travel to Ochsner Kenner to pick up members there for 10:00 a.m. We have reservations for 11:00 a.m. at Tujaque’s. Cost is $55, which includes lunch, tax, tip and transportation. Please see the enclosed menu which will be prix fixed for the three course menu. Please RSVP May 25, 2016 (Wednesday):

Old Fashioned Bar B Que th

We are planning a Bar B Que for River Parish and Kenner members on Wednesday, May 25 . We are catering the event through Matherne’s Supermarket. The menu will consist of bbq chicken, bbq sausage, baked beans, corn on the cob, and potato salad. Fresh fruit and cookies will be served for dessert. The event will begin at 11:30 a.m. The cost will be $17.00 per person. I will be preparing for 40 people, so please RSVP early to be in that number. We will also have Mrs. Candy-ReidlLowe sing and play keyboard of oldies but goodies! The Bar B Que will be held at Ochsner River Parish in the Cafeteria. We will need volunteers to help decorate on Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. The Ochsner Bus will pick up at Ochsner Kenner at 11:00 a.m. for transport to Ochsner River Parish they will then pick up from Ochsner River Parish for 2:00 p.m. to return to Ochsner Kenner. Come ready to have a great time! The attire for the event will be “old fashioned picnic attire.” Please think about volunteering! Please RSVP May 31, 2016 (Tuesday):

General Membership Meeting River Parish

Barries Leung, Pharm. D, who is the Director of Pharmacy at our Ochsner Kenner Medical Center, has accepted our invitation rd to speak at our General Membership Meeting. Our meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 12 noon in the 3 floor Conference Room located in our Medical Office Bldg. Please bring your prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines, vitamins and supplements you are currently taking and Dr. Leung and his interns will be able to assess your medications and answer any questions you may have. Please RSVP

May 18, 2016 (Wednesday):

Computer ‘‘Cloud” Demonstration

Following President Yenni’s talk we will have Ms. Patti Muller, Ochsner V.P. of Commercial Development and Mrs. Christie Trew, Ochsner Senior Development Officer, Golden Opportunity, with us to demonstrate the ”Cloud”. We will have this demonstration in the same room following President Yenni. The “Cloud” will enable us to: View all GO regions’ activities. Register for events on line. Pay for events on line. Be placed on a waiting list if the event is full. Receive a text or an email to confirm your registration and remind you of the event. Be able to pay on line for renewal of membership. **Check out the new Golden Opportunity website for calendars from all Regions! www.ochsner.org/go Thanks for your participation. Upcoming Events Amtrack “Crescent” train to Meridian, MS (date to be announced) Mitchell Farms, Collins, MS (date to be announced) 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. **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. 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. PLEASE NOTE THAT I HAVE COMBINED THE TWO REGIONS (KENNER AND RIVER PARISH) INTO ONE NEWSLETTER. THE DATE AND TIME OF THE GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETINGS ARE THE ONLY DIFFERENCE. Thank you for your continued support.

HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY MAY 8, 2016 Ann Laiche, Golden Opportunity Ochsner Kenner/River Parish 180 West Esplanade Ave. Kenner, LA 70065 (504) 464-2974 Email: [email protected]

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