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March Calendar of Events North Shore Region March 2 (Wednesday): GO Meeting “Coffee with Christie: “Health Literacy – 5 ...

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March Calendar of Events North Shore Region March 2 (Wednesday): GO Meeting “Coffee with Christie: “Health Literacy – 5 Stories to Improve Your Health”.” presented by Marie Tabony, Humana Sales Representative. Ochsner Health Center-COVINGTON, 2nd floor Training Room, 10:00 am to 11:30 am. RSVP REQUIRED

March 3 (Thursday): GO Meeting “Coffee with Christie”: “Health Literacy – 5 Stories to Improve Your Health”.” presented by Carrie Jaume, Humana Sales Representative. Ochsner Medical Center-North Shore, 100 Medical Center Drive, Camellia Room, SLIDELL, 9:30 am to 11:00 am. RSVP REQUIRED March 11 & 12 (Friday & Saturday): BUS TRIP to Bellingrath Gardens/Mobile’s Festival of Flowers/Fairhope 8:00am departure from Covington, 8:30am pickup in Slidell. Our trip includes a tour of the beautiful Bellingrath Gardens and home, Festival of Flowers exhibits, overnight accommodations at Holiday Inn Express and shopping in Fairhope. $180pp/double occupancy, $235pp/single occupancy. RSVP REQUIRED March 16 (Wednesday): LUNCH AND LEARN “New Treatments for Osteoarthritis” presented by Nicholas Goyeneche, M.D. Department of Orthopedics. Ochsner Medical Center-North Shore, 100 Medical Center Drive, Camellia Room, SLIDELL, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. RSVP REQUIRED March 17 (Thursday): LUNCH AND LEARN “Treating Cardiovascular Disease” presented by Gregory Eckholdt, M.D. Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery. Ochsner Health Center-Covington, 2nd floor Training Room, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. RSVP REQUIRED March 25 – Office will be closed for the Good Friday Holiday

Concerns about Falling?

A MATTER OF BALANCE is an award winning program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels. Peoples Health will conduct the program on each of the following dates from 10:00am to Noon, Ochsner Health Center-Covington, 2nd Floor Training Room. Class is limited! Attendees must commit to at least 7 sessions. Friday, March 4 Friday, March 11 Friday, March 18 Friday, April 1 Friday, April 8 Friday, April 15 Friday, April 22 Friday, April 29

*** Donations of Mardi Gras beads and trinkets are being accepted for STARC, a private non-profit organization dedicated to providing a lifetime of Services, Training, Advocacy, Resources and Community Connections for individuals with developmental disABILITIES in St. Tammany Parish. Drop them off at the following STARC locations (1541 St. Ann Place in Slidell or 1705 Viola Street in Mandeville) or at the Golden Opportunity office.

Upcoming Events: SAENGER THEATRE: Cabaret – 4/9/16 matinee, $100pp. May 11 – Bus trip to Angola Prison. Includes tour of prison and lunch at Magnolia Café in St. Francisville. Call the GO office for price. Registration begins 2/24/16 at 8:00 a.m. May 25 – Amtrak to Meridian! (departure from Slidell depot) Includes rail transportation, tour of MSU Riley enter’s Grand Opera House and lunch at Weidmann’s. $95pp Registration begins 2/24/16 at 8:00 a.m. October 6 – 11, 2016 – Need a quick getaway? Ready for a long weekend? Join us on this amazing cruise in the beautiful sunny Caribbean aboard Carnival’s Triumph! Call the GO office for more information. Prices start at $521.89 per person, includes cruise, insurance and gratuities.

Announcements: **The COMMUNITY CLOUD IS ALMOST HERE! The Cloud will allow all Golden Opportunity Members the ability to: View all GO regions’ activities. Register for events on line. Pay for events on line. Be placed on a waiting list if the event is full. Receive a text or an email to confirm your registration and remind you of the event. Be able to pay on line for renewal of membership.

**Check out the new Golden Opportunity website for calendars from all Regions!

www.ochsner.org/go

**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 not ice.

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 renewed your membership between January 1 and June 30 of 2015, you will need to send in 2016 renewal fees of $10.00 by 2/1/16. If your renewal date is currently July 1 to December 31 and you paid those dues, they will be applied to 2016, making your revised renewal date 1/1/17. If you have any questions, please call the GO office.

Christie Trew, Golden Opportunity Ochsner Health Center Covington 1000 Ochsner Blvd, Covington, LA. 70433-8107 [email protected] 985-875-2799 office, 985-875-2785 fax