July 2016 Calendar of Events Westbank Region July 6 (Wednesday): GO Monthly Group Meeting “Lunch with Alice” 10:45 a.m. ▪ New Orleans Ladies Ballroom, 1771 Stumpf Blvd, Terrytown ▪ Theme: 4th of July: wear your red, white, and blue ▪ Menu: fried catfish, macaroni & cheese, peas & carrots, coleslaw, garlic bread, ice cream w/sprinkles ▪ NO menu substitutions
$12.00 p.p. ▪ Doors open at 10:15 a.m
July 7 (Thursday): Princess Cruise Line and Expedia Cruise Ship Center present “Golden Opportunity Alaskan Cruise” – departing 5/8/17. For more information regarding our upcoming Cruisetour, please join us at 2:00 p.m. in the River Room; Ochsner Westbank No Cost ▪ Doors open at 1:30 p.m.
July 8 (Friday) Lunch Bunch: The Chimes ▪ enjoy lunch on your own at The Chimes Restaurant and Taproom in Covington ▪ Established in Baton Rouge in 1983, The Chimes has been serving up Louisiana comfort food for over thirty years. They’ve since expanded to three locations across South Louisiana and are committed to great food, $10.00 p.p. ▪ Bus departs 9:30 a.m. 3rd parking lot
July 14 (Thursday): Lunch and Learn - “Saving Your Skin in our Sizzling Summers” presented by Dale Banks, N.P. ▪ Learn how to protect your skin during the summer heat ▪ 10:00 a.m. – noon ▪ River Room: Ochsner Westbank $5.00 p.p. ▪ Doors open at 9:30 a.m. ▪ Meal served at 11:15 a.m.
July 22 (Friday): Lunch Bunch – New Canal Lighthouse/The Blue Crab ▪ This famous NOLA landmark, first built in 1839, was rebuilt by the Lake Ponchartrain Basin Foundation and is the fourth lighthouse on the site ▪ Take a guided tour of the museum, visit the gift shop and hear about the history of a light, a lake and a coast ▪ enjoy lunch on your own at the Blue Crab Restaurant and Oyster Bar, overlooking Lake Pontchartrain ▪ the atmosphere will bring you right back to the good old days of West End $10.00 p.p. (lighthouse admission and bus) ▪ Bus departs 10:30 a.m. 3rd parking lot
Jul 28 (Thursday): Thursdays at Twilight – Ladies of Soul ▪ performed at the Garden with The Mystics ▪ they will not only sing a bit of Motown, but also Jazz, R & B, and familiar New Orleans tunes $15.00 p.p. ▪ Bus departs 3:30 p.m. 3rd parking lot
Sep 15 (Thurs) – 26 (Mon): GOWB Trip to Santa Fe/Taos/Albuquerque/Window Rock ▪ a few highlights include an afternoon at the renowned Grapefest in Grapevine, TX; American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame; Santa Fe Plaza; Museum Hill; Taos Pueblo; Rio Grande; Tribal Chambers and Navajo Code Talkers Monument at Window Rock; Turquoise Museum and Old Town Albuquerque; and the LBJ Presidential Library in Austin, TX ▪ Single: $2569 Double: $1789 Triple: $1589 Quad: $1449 Deposit: $200 p.p. ALL EVENT REGISTRATION FORMS MUST BE MAILED TO THE GO WESTBANK OFFICE (LAPALCO CLINIC) RESERVATIONS ARE ACCEPTED ON A FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED BASIS!
MAIL YOUR RESERVATION FORM & CHECKS payable to GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY WESTBANK, 4225 Lapalco Blvd, Marrero, LA 70072 Please . . . DO NOT send a check without the registration form, and DO NOT send blank checks. Checks submitted without the registration form will be returned to you. Don’t forget to send a separate check for each event, add name of event on check (place, not just “Lunch Bunch”) and enclose an ADDRESS LABEL – DO NOT send a stamped envelope
MARK YOUR CALENDAR: UPCOMING EVENTS
Aug 3 Aug 10 Aug 11 Aug 14 Aug 25 Sep 15 Oct 12
Monthly Meeting Harrah’s Lunch & Learn: Slips and Falls: How to Prevent Them Sunday Champagne Brunch at Restaurant des Familles Pontchartrain Vineyards Fall trip to Santa Fe & Albuquerque Pumpkin Farm in Collins, MS
Oct 6 -10
4-day cruise to Cozumel (Kenner/Laplace regions) ▪ prices starting at $521.89 For more information, call Kenner office @504-464-2974
May 8 – 21, 2017: Join GO WB and NS on a 13 night Alaskan Cruisetour ▪ 7 day cruise on Princess Cruise Line ▪ also includes land tour **The COMMUNITY CLOUD IS ALMOST HERE** The Cloud will allow all Golden Opportunity Members the ability to: View all GO regions’ activities Pay for events online Receive a text/email confirming your registration
Register for events online Be placed on a waiting list if the event is full Pay online for renewal of membership
Want to know what’s going on at other Golden Opportunity regions? Log on to http://www.ochsner.org/health-resources/golden-opportunity-a-50-lifestyle-program/ GOOD NEWS: OCHSNER HEALTH CENTER LAPALCO IS OPEN ON SUNDAYS! You can now receive medical services 7 days a week, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Walk-Ins welcome – no appointment necessary A dedicated phone line has been set up with Ochsner Scheduling Department for Golden Opportunity members to schedule medical appointments. Now you can call and schedule your appointment without any delays. Please Call: 504-371-9333
Misplaced Membership Card: $5.00 replacement fee Free Valet Parking for G O Members at Ochsner Westbank when visiting a patient or for medical reasons Free Valet Parking for seniors 65+ at Main Campus - Jefferson Hwy Show your Membership card and receive a discount: 15% Ochsner Optical Shop 10% Ochsner Gift Shop 15% Brent House Hotel Beauty Salon Discount rate with Brent House Hotel 10% Designs/Monograms/Names/ Embroidery 504-259-4848 1O% Jill’s Plumbing Repairs 504-301-6623
For more information on upcoming trips, activities, meetings, or to submit a suggestion, please call
Alice Nelson-Jones Program Coordinator, Golden Opportunity Westbank (504) 371- 6541