$14.00 p.p. ▪ Doors open at 10:15 a.m.
Aug 10 (Thursday): Lunch and Learn: “Managing Arthritis” ▪ Rod Williams with Premiere Rehab will help us learn how to manage the effects of this disease which becomes more common with age - joint pain, stiffness, and swelling ▪ 10:00 a.m. – noon ▪ River Room: Ochsner Westbank
$5.00 p.p. ▪ Doors open at 9:30 a.m. ▪ Meal served at 11 a.m.
Aug 20 (Sun): Matinee Comedy Show and Buffet - Joey and Mary’s Italian Wedding ▪ Sandi Rhodes hilarious production where you are one of the guests at the Italian Buffet Wedding and Reception ▪ this is a self-drive event at the Gretna Cultural Center, 4th St and Huey P Long Ave, Gretna ▪ Doors open 11 a.m. ▪ Buffet served noon ▪ performance 2 p.m.
$50.00 p.p. Self-drive
Aug 22 (Tue): Southside Cafe ▪ Enjoy a delicious lunch on our own at the Café, then shop til we drop in the local mall. Limited to 25 members
$10.00 p.p. (bus only) ▪ Bus departs 10:30 a.m. 3rd parking lot
Aug 23 (Wed): LIGO ▪ Visit the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory in Livingston LA to explore causes and effects of gravitational waves ▪ Comprised of two enormous laser interferometers located thousands of kilometers apart ▪ interferometers work to create an interference pattern, to provide clues to the nature of gravity ▪ Enjoy lunch on our own at Middendorf’s ▪ Limited to 25 members (Bus leaves at 9:30 a.m.)
$10.00 p.p. bus only
Aug 27 (Sun): The Songs of Blueberry Hill . . In Concert ▪ Butch Caire performs classic New Orleans R&B hits, telling the stories behind the songs and the performers who introduced them to the world ▪ Teatro Wego, 177 Sala Ave, Westwego ▪ Doors open 1:30 p.m. ▪ Performance 2 p.m.
$ 29.00 p.p. Self-drive
Aug 31 (Thursday): Thursdays at Twilight ▪ Rick Trolsen & the New Orleans PoBoys ▪ Reminiscent of the renowned “George Girard and his New Orleans Five” that lit up Bourbon Street as a regular fixture in the 1950s at the Famous Door, the Po-Boys’ repertoire include both familiar and traditional New Orleans music along with some original tunes. ▪ Food and beverages will be available for purchase ▪ limited to 30 members ▪
$17.00 p.p. (bus and admission) ▪ Bus departs 3:30 p.m. 3rd parking lot
SEE REVERSE FOR OVERNIGHT HOLIDAY TRIP
Dec 5 - 6 (Tuesday – Wednesday): Bellingrath Gardens ▪ Join us as we journey to Mobile AL to view the spectacular “Christmas in Magic” light display ▪ Church of Immaculate Conception ▪ lunch and tour Bragg-Mitchell mansion ▪ Old Time Pottery ▪ Robert Mitchell Christmas Town ▪ Overnight at Drury Inn ▪ Gulf Quest museum ▪ Beau Rivage Casino ▪
$259.00 p.p. double occupancy, $309.00 p.p. single occupancy Bus departs a.m. from front of hospital
SIGN UP ON THE GO CLOUD (ochsner.force.com) OR MAIL REGISTRATION FORM & CHECK PAYABLE TO GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY WESTBANK, 4225 LAPALCO BLVD, MARRERO, LA 70072 ▪ RESERVATIONS ARE ACCEPTED ON A FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED BASIS!
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 Sept 6 Monthly Meeting: Saints Football Sept 14 Lunch and Learn: Anne Macaluso – “Our City of New Orleans” Sept 8 – 16: New York road trip Oct 14 Oktoberfest Oct 18 Party in the Park Oct 23 – 24 Paragon Casino (tentative) Oct 27 WWII event at Lakefront (PT boat) **THE COMMUNITY CLOUD IS HERE** Log on at ochsner.force.com View all GO regions’ activities Register for events online Pay for events online Be placed on a waiting list if the event is full Receive a text/email confirming your registration Pay online for renewal of membership Free Valet Parking for GO Members at Ochsner Westbank when visiting a patient or for medical reasons
Misplaced Membership Card: $5.00 replacement fee 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
August 2017 Calendar of Events Westbank Region Aug 2 (Wednesday): GO Monthly Group Meeting “Lunch with Alice” 11:00 a.m. ▪ New Orleans Ladies Ballroom, 1771 Stumpf Blvd, Terrytown ▪ Theme: Scavenger Hunt ▪ Menu: Veal Parmesan, angel hair pasta, buttered corn, salad, garlic bread, fudge brownie sundae ▪ NO menu substitutions