Upcoming Events – open for registration now! PARAGON CASINO in Marksville: September 26 and 27 (Tuesday and Wednesday): Enjoy overnight hotel accommodations, transportation, $25 free play, $10 food voucher. Bus departs Covington, pick up in Hammond. $50pp double/$70 single. 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, pick up in Slidell. $30pp. 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. CALIFORNIA 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 nights 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).
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
August 2017 Calendar of Events North Shore Region August 2 (Wednesday): GO Meeting “Coffee with Christie”: “Senior Medicare Patrol”, LaQuinta (200 Pinnacle Parkway), 10:00am to 11:30am. RSVP REQUIRED August 3 (Thursday): GO Meeting “Coffee with Christie”: “Senior Medicare Patrol”, Ochsner Medical Center-North Shore, 100 Medical Center Drive, Camellia Room, SLIDELL, 9:30am to 11:00am. RSVP REQUIRED August 9 (Wednesday) Bus trip #2 to Prytania Theater Day of Classics! Enjoy a classic movie (movie to be announced) with popcorn and a drink. Lunch (on your own) at Parkway Bakery, famous for their New Orleans poboys, and then a tour of the Saenger Theatre. Pick up at Winn Dixie in Covington. $35pp RSVP REQUIRED August 14 (Monday) and August 24 (Thursday): Medication Review provided by Cynthia Harper, RPharmD. 8:30am to 12:00 pm. (Ochsner Health Center – COVINGTON, 2nd floor Conference Room. Bring your medicine bottles for assessment and discussion with a registered pharmacist. RSVP REQUIRED – appointments will be scheduled every 15 minutes August 16 (Wednesday): Dine Around at Jacmel Inn (903 E. Morris Street, Hammond, 985-542-0043), $30 per person. Choice of entrées include: Chicken Mushroom Alfredo, Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes or Veal Meatballs. Also includes soup or salad and dessert. Orders will be placed at the restaurant. RSVP REQUIRED August 23 (Wednesday) Bus trip WWII Museum for the musical performance by the VicTones. Buffet lunch included, followed by a stop at Morning Call in City Park. Pick up at Winn Dixie in Covington. $60pp RSVP REQUIRED August 25 (Friday) Slidell Memorial and Ochsner Golden Opportunity Lunch and Learn (“Aging in Place”, presented by Fran Benigno, LOTR.). 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******* August 29 and 30 (Tuesday/Wednesday) bus trip to Acadiana – Lafayette/Avery Island/Jefferson Island. Departure from Covington with pick up at Hammond Mall. Includes tours of St. John Cathedral, Martin Accordion Factory, and Avery Island, Rip Van Winkle Gardens on Jefferson Island, overnight accommodations at Drury Inn. Pick up at Winn Dixie in Covington. $195pp/double, $235/single. WAIT LIST ONLY