September 8 (Friday): Dine Around at Passionate Platter Cooking School and Herb Gardens (2104 First Street, Slidell, 985-781-4372), 10:30am Awaken all your senses at Passionate Platter, from gardening to herbal recipes to aromatherapy to the finish your day! Fresh herb plants for sale. Enjoy a Seasonal Garden to Table meal of appetizers, fresh breads, entree & dessert! $30 per person prepaid. RSVP REQUIRED
September 26 and 27 (Tuesday and Wednesday) PARAGON CASINO Marksville: Enjoy overnight hotel accommodations, transportation, $25 free play, $10 food voucher. Bus departs Covington (8:30am, picks up in Hammond (9:00am). $50pp double/ $70 single. RSVP REQUIRED
September 29 (Friday) Slidell Memorial and Ochsner Golden Opportunity Lunch and Learn (“Know Your Heart” presented by Dr. Abhijit Ghatak). SMH Founders Building Conference Room, 1st Floor (1150 Robert Blvd, 70458) Lunch at 11:30 and talk begins at noon. ****Please call Slidell Memorial Hospital directly to RSVP 985-280-8585******* Christie Trew, Golden Opportunity Ochsner Health Center Covington 1000 Ochsner Boulevard Covington, LA. 70433-8107 [email protected]
985-875-2799 office, 985-875-2785 fax
UPCOMING EVENTS: WWII Air, Sea and Land Festival at the New Orleans Lakefront Airport: October 27 (Friday): This festival highlights the contributions from the Air, Sea and Land that led to victory during WWII. Vintage aircraft, flying demonstrations and more! Departure from Covington (Winn Dixie 9:00am), pick up in Slidell (9:30am). Return approximately 3:00pm. $30pp. MYSTERY TRIP! October 30 (Monday): We will be traveling to a surprise location – wear comfortable walking shoes and you may want to dress in black. Departure from Covington (Winn Dixie 8:00am), pick up in Hammond (8:30am). Return approximately 5:00pm. $75pp COUNTRY CHRISTMAS IN NASHVILLE: November 28-December 3. Overnight accommodations at the beautiful Gaylord Opryland Hotel. Includes Grand Ole Opry, Diamond Rio Dinner Show, Cirque Dreams Holidaze, General Jackson Dinner Cruise, Historic RCA Studio B, Country Music Hall of Fame and more! Enroute overnight stays at Gold Strike Casino Resort in Tunica and Drury Inn in Birmingham $1589pp/single, $1234pp/double, $1134pp/triple. Upgrades to atrium rooms are available. PACIFIC COASTAL CRUISE ABOARD THE EMERALD PRINCESS! September 22 thru October 5, 2018. Includes a pre cruise 2 night stay in Victoria with a tour of Butchart Gardens and post cruise stay in Vancouver. Ports of call include Los Angeles, San Diego, Santa Barbara and 2 days in San Francisco. Prices start at $3974pp/double occupancy/inside state room. Rate include roundtrip airfare, hotel stays, 10 night cruise, insurance, gratuities, taxes, fees and transfers.
REGISTRATION FOR ALL EVENTS NOW ON THE CLOUD!! Need help? Contact the GO office!
Announcements: **Check out the Golden Opportunity website for calendars from all Regions! www.ochsner.org/go **As in the past, please confirm availability for paid events via phone, in person or email and then register via the Cloud. Remember that you can only call the office to check availability of a trip and not to register for a Lunch and Learn or "Coffee". Those should be done on the registration form. **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. **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).
September Calendar of Events North Shore Region September 6 (Wednesday): GO Meeting “Coffee with Christie”: “Reading Nutrition Labels”, presented by Becky Dupuy, LDN, RD, CDE, Senior Clinical Dietitian. The Chateau Hotel (formerly LaQuinta), 200 Pinnacle Parkway, 10:00am to 11:30am. RSVP REQUIRED September 7 (Thursday): GO Meeting “Coffee with Christie”: “Reading Nutrition Labels”, presented by Doraine Woods, RN CDE. Ochsner Medical Center-North Shore, 100 Medical Center Drive, Camellia Room, SLIDELL, 9:30am to 11:00am. RSVP REQUIRED