2016 GO Calendar September

September 2016 Calendar of Events North Shore Region September 7 (Wednesday): GO Meeting “Coffee with Christie”: Carol T...

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September 2016 Calendar of Events North Shore Region September 7 (Wednesday): GO Meeting “Coffee with Christie”: Carol Tisdale, Outreach Coordinator from the Louisiana Relay Service will discuss making telephone conversations possible for individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have difficulty speaking on the phone. Ochsner Health Center COVINGTON, 2nd floor Training Room, 10:00 am to 11:30 am. RSVP REQUIRED September 8 (Thursday): GO Meeting “Coffee with Christie”: “Low Carb - Good for Everyone, With or Without Diabetes” presented by Doraine Woods, RN, BSN, MS, CDE, WCC, DWC. Ochsner Medical Center-North Shore, 100 Medical Center Drive, Camellia Room, SLIDELL, 9:30 am to 11:00 am. RSVP REQUIRED September 9 (Friday): Mardi Gras Creations and Esplanade Mall Shopping bus trip. $25pp. Tour the largest Mardi Gras costume making facility in the South. Witness designers working from the ground up on costume designs. See seamstresses fabricating Kings, Queens and Court members’ costumes, wire workers bending and sculpting wire to the shape of the collars and headpieces and decorators putting all the glitz and glamour on finished costumes. We will also visit The Esplanade, Kenner's premier shopping destination with over 80 shopping, dining and entertainment options, including Macy's, Target, Dillard's, Old Navy, and much more! Lunch will be on your own at The Esplanade's Food Court or at one of the nearby restaurants such as Olive Garden, Copeland’s or Zea’s. Departure from OHC-Covington at 8:45am, return at 3:30pm. RSVP REQUIRED September 14 (Wednesday): LUNCH AND LEARN “Louisiana Living” presented by Leslie Tassin. Keith Young’s Steakhouse, 165 Highway 21, Madisonville (985-845-9940). Leslie is a native of Avoyelles Parish and is a noted humorist and historian of Louisiana culture. He talks about the history, geography, culture and people in a positive manner all along telling jokes (true stories) about Louisiana. 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. $28 pp. Lunch choices include crab cakes, chicken Florentine or tilapia (will order at event). RSVP REQUIRED September 15 (Thursday) Carnival Triumph Information meeting. Get together with your fellow travelers to talk about our upcoming cruise! Ochsner Health Center - COVINGTON, 2nd floor Training Room, 10:00 am to 11:30 am. September 20 (Tuesday): National Shrine of Father Seelos bus trip #2. Lunch at Superior Seafood Restaurant. Indicate choice of entrée on check: Shrimp & Grits, Tchoupitoulas Chicken or Blackened Fish Napoleon. $60pp. Departure from OHC-Covington at 8:30am with pickup in Slidell at 9:00am, return at 5:30pm. RSVP REQUIRED – wait list only! September 29 (Thursday): LUNCH AND LEARN “Kidneys and Your Health” presented by Sean Roberts, M.D., Department of Nephrology. Ochsner Health Center - COVINGTON, 2nd floor Training Room, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. A light lunch will be served. RSVP REQUIRED September 30 (Friday): LUNCH AND LEARN “Arthritis and Other Rheumatic Diseases” presented by Shikha Singla, M.D., Department of Rheumatology. Ochsner Medical Center-North Shore, 100 Medical Center Drive, Camellia Room, Noon to 1:30pm. A light lunch will be served. RSVP REQUIRED

Upcoming Events: SAENGER THEATRE BROADWAY SHOWS (2:00 Matinees): *The Illusionists – Saturday, October 29, 2016. $110pp includes transportation and ticket. Registration begins August 22, 8:00am *Lion King – Thursday, January 26, 2017 *Beautiful – Saturday, March 11, 2017 *Bodyguard – Saturday, April 8, 2017 *Mama Mia – Saturday, June 1, 2017

Lunch tbd.

November 5-11, 2016 –Mt. Magazine (Ozarks) and Branson bus trip. Includes 4 shows in Branson (Hot Jersey Nights, Shoji Tabuchi, Hallmark’s Maxine’s Christmas Carol, and Andy Williams Christmas Extravaganza), Fantastic Caverns, A&M Railroad ride and beautiful Mt. Magazine State Park. $150 Deposit due with reservation, final payment due September 15. $1459/Single, $1159/Double, $1059/Triple, $1029/Quad. May 8-21, 2017 – Alaska CruiseTour. Prices begin at $3635 pp, double occupancy for inside cabin. Price includes 7 night cruise and 6 nights on land discovering Fairbanks, Denali, Mt. McKinley and Vancouver, along with taxes, fees, gratuities, insurance and airfare. For more information contact the GO office. – only 3 cabins left! Announcements: **Check out the 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: 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. Golden Opportunity name badges are available for purchase for $7.00 each. The name badge will be attached with a magnet that is inserted inside your shirt, blouse, dress or jacket that adheres to the badge. If you would like to order an official name badge, please send in your check payable to Golden Opportunity, 1000 Ochsner Boulevard, Covington, LA 70433. Also please include with your check your name preference for your badge (Dot instead of Dorothy, Liz instead of Elizabeth, etc.). These can be worn for all GO events.

Disclaimer: All GO events are subject to change. Ochsner Golden Opportunity has the right to adjust events without formal notice. Christie Trew, Golden Opportunity Ochsner Health Center Covington 1000 Ochsner Blvd, Covington, LA. 70433-8107 [email protected] 985-875-2799 office, 985-875-2785 fax