January, 2017 Calendar of Events Kenner & River Parish Regions January 12, 2017 (Thursday): General Membership Meeting-River Parish Sr. Monica Gundler, SC has accepted our invitation to demonstrate chair massage, aromatherapy and other helpful tips on relaxation. We will meet in the Medical Office Bldg. 3rd floor Conference Room. We will begin at 12 noon, lunch will be served. RSVP required January 18, 2017 (Wednesday) Southern Food & Beverage Museum Please join us at the Southern Food & Beverage Museum. It is the living history organization dedicated to the discovery, understanding and celebration of the food, drink and the related culture of the South. Following the Museum we will go next door to the Toups’ Restaurant. Toups’ has an extensive menu to choose from. Please visit their website (www.toupsmeatery.com) Cost: $30.00, which includes the tour fee, and transportation. The Ochsner Bus will pick up at River Parish at 9:30 a.m. and then to Kenner for 10:00 a.m. and then to the museum for 11:00 a.m. RSVP required January 25, 2017 (Wednesday): General Membership Meeting-Kenner Sr. Monica Gundler, SC has accepted our invitation to demonstrate chair massage, aromatherapy and other helpful tips on relaxation. We will meet in the Medical Office Bldg. 3rd floor Conference Room. We will begin at 12 noon with lunch served. RSVP required January 27, 2017 (Friday) Lunch Bunch Five Happiness Please join us for Chinese cuisine at its finest. Five Happiness Restaurant has been in this same location for over 30 years. Location is 3605 S. Carrollton Ave., New Orleans, LA 70118. We will meet at 11:30 a.m. Lunch on your own. Transportation on your own. Hope to see you there. RSVP required. All of you, by now, have heard about the COMMUNITYCLOUD, where you will be able to see all activities of all Regions, register for an event in any Region, and pay for the event on-line. Come see how easy it is! We will have demonstrations and registrations in the Board Room of the Kenner Medical Office Bldg. on the 7th floor. It will be held on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. Please try to attend. Thanks.
Upcoming Events February 16, 2017 (Thursday): Annadele’s Plantation Restaurant Dating back nearly two centuries, Annadele’s Plantation is a place where time stands still – a serene environment that allows you to take a deep breath and just relax. From the meticulously maintained grounds and cozy bed and breakfast to the popular New Orleansstyle restaurant, Annadele’s provides the perfect backdrop for our Golden Opportunity Day Trip. Cost will be $35.00 which will cover lunch and transportation. I must give Annadele’s a final head count by February 7, 2017. RSVP Required Thanks to everyone who participated in our Adopt a Senior Program with Mr. Christian with Home Instead. We collected over 25 gifts for the senior members just from our Regions. Our members of Golden Opportunity are very giving and considerate to the less fortunate in our area. God bless all of you and a great big “thank you.” Please remember, once you sign up for an event you, must pay for the event within 5 (five) days in order to secure your reservation. If your payment is not received within 5 (five) days, your name may be taken off the reservation list. Keep in mind, our Golden Opportunity program is growing. All reservations are first-come, first-served and all fees are non-refundable. Ann Laiche, Golden Opportunity Ochsner Kenner/River Parishes 180 W. Esplanade Ave. Kenner, LA 70065 (504) 464-2974 work (504) 621-8570 cell Email: [email protected]