985-875-2799 office, 985-875-2785 fax
Upcoming Events: July 13 – Classic Movie Wednesday at the Prytania Theatre and lunch at Dooky Chase Restaurant. $60pp. Departure from Covington. Registration begins May 18 at 8:00 am. October 6 – 11, 2016 – Need a quick getaway? Ready for a long weekend? Want to experience cruising for the first time? Join us on this fun filled cruise in the beautiful sunny Caribbean aboard Carnival’s Triumph! Call the GO office for more information. Prices start at $521.89 per person double occupancy, includes cruise, insurance, fees and gratuities. Deposit of $225pp due by 6/1/16. Final payment due 7/18/16. Registration is open now.
Announcements: **The COMMUNITY CLOUD IS ALMOST HERE! The Cloud will allow all Golden Opportunity members the ability to: View all GO regions’ activities. Register and pay for events and renewal on line. Receive a text or an email to confirm your registration and remind you of the event.
**Check out the Golden Opportunity website for calendars from all Regions!
**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). **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.
Disclaimer: All GO events are subject to change. Ochsner Golden Opportunity has the right to adjust events without formal notice.
IMPORTANT NOTE: In an effort to streamline the operations of the program, effective immediately the annual renewal fees of $10.00 will be due on January 1 of each year regardless of the month you joined. If you have any questions, please call the GO office.
Golden Opportunity name badges are available for purchase for $7.00 each. The name badge will be attached with a magnet that is inserted inside your shirt, blouse, dress or jacket that adheres to the badge. If you would like to order an official name badge, please send in your check payable to Golden Opportunity, 1000 Ochsner Boulevard, Covington, LA 70433. Also please include with your check your name preference for your badge (Dot instead of Dorothy, Liz instead of Elizabeth, etc.). These can be worn for all GO events.
June 2016 Calendar of Events North Shore Region June 1 (Wednesday): GO Meeting “Coffee with Christie: “Alzheimer’s” presented by Stephanie Almendinger, from the University of Queensland. Ochsner Health CenterCOVINGTON, 2nd floor Training Room, 10:00 am to 11:30 am. RSVP REQUIRED June 2 (Thursday): GO Meeting “Coffee with Christie”: “Alzheimer” presented by Stephanie Almendinger, from the University of Queensland. Ochsner Medical Center-North Shore, 100 Medical Center Drive, Camellia Room, SLIDELL, 9:30 am to 11:00 am. RSVP REQUIRED June 2 (Thursday): Princess Cruise Line and Expedia Cruise Ship Center presents “Golden Opportunity Alaskan Cruise” – departing 5/8/17. For more information regarding our upcoming travel, please join us at the Clarion Inn & Suites, 501 N. Highway, Covington, Noon. RSVP REQUIRED June 7 (Tuesday): All Aboard the Amtrak to Meridian! We depart from the Slidell Amtrak station at 7:57am and enjoy the scenery along the way until our arrival in Meridian, MS. Lunch will be at Weidmann’s, followed by a tour of MSU’s Riley Center Grand Opera House. Arrival time back to Slidell is 6:13pm. Transportation to the depot is on your own. RSVP REQUIRED – wait list only! June 10 (Friday): AARP Driver Refresher Course, 8:00 a.m. to Noon. Ochsner Health Center-COVINGTON, 2nd floor Training Room, 8:00 am to Noon. $15 pp AARP members, $20 pp non AARP members. Check payable to AARP at time of class. June 21 (Tuesday): LUNCH AND LEARN “Arthritis 101” presented by Jeannine Martin, O.D. Department of Rheumatology. Ochsner Health Center-COVINGTON, 2nd floor Training Room, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. A light lunch will be served. RSVP REQUIRED June 22 (Wednesday) DINE AROUND “Chateau Bleu” 106 West Hall Avenue, Slidell (985641-1610) Buffet lunch $25 per person due upon registration. RSVP REQUIRED June 29 (Wednesday) The Victory Belles’ THE SONGS THAT WON THE WAR” Bus Trip to WWII Museum $60.00 per Person. Note: This road trip does not include a tour of the WWII Museum. Following the buffet lunch and show, we will enjoy cafe' au lait & beignets (on your own) at Morning Call in City Park. Departure OHC-Covington at 10:30am, pickup in Slidell at 11:00am. RSVP REQUIRED Christie Trew, Golden Opportunity Ochsner Health Center Covington 1000 Ochsner Blvd, Covington, LA. 70433-8107