RSVP REQUIRED October 5 (Monday): FITNESS EXERCISE People’s Health will conduct a Cardio Line Dancing class. Cardio Line Dancing is a great way to get a cardio workout and a dance all in one! Hospital Classroom ▪ 11:00 -12:00 am RSVP REQUIRED October 9 (Friday): BREAKFAST BUNCH: “Partnering with Ochsner” Presented by: Craig Bardwell Craig will discuss how to accomplish your own personal goals through philanthropy. 9:30 am - 11:00 am Hospital Classroom ▪ Snack provided RSVP REQUIRED October 12 (Monday): CULINARY RUN: Monjunis Italian Restaurant We will meet at the restaurant to simply enjoy a great lunch and great company ▪ 11:00 am
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RSVP REQUIRED October 14 (Wednesday): ROAD TRIP Natchez Steamboat $55.00 per Person Depart from Ochsner Plaza II: 9:00 am Return Time: 4:00 pm Let us take you back to when life was as slow and graceful as the current on the Mississippi. Let us show you New Orleans, one of the world's most active ports, as it can best be seen from the river aboard New Orleans' only authentic Steamboat…The Steamboat NATCHEZ. While rolling on the river for two hours, a casual buffet lunch will be prepared fresh on board and we will be entertained by jazz music. . RSVP REQUIRED October 20 (Tuesday): PUTT-N-SIZZLE “Let’s Par-tee”!!! $17.00 per Person All Star Lanes 9829 Airline Hwy West Bank Golden Opportunity members have challenged the Baton Rouge Golden Opportunity members to a PuttPutt contest. If you feel you aren’t very good at playing Putt-Putt, let us show you just a few ways to cheat and have a great time. We will meet at the course and enjoy the challenge and have lunch at the 19th hole! See enclosed flyer for more information! All participants receive a sun visor hat. Come have a stroke with us!!!!! RSVP REQUIRED
Baton Rouge Region
October 21 (Wednesday): BREAKFAST BUNCH: “Humana 2016 Updates and Changes” Presented by: Martha Moore Martha will discuss the 2016 update and changes for Humana insurance. 9:30 am - 11:00 am Hospital Classroom ▪ Snack provided
October 26 (Monday): GET GO’ing Burden Museum and Gardens $8.00 per Person -- Pay at the Venue 4560 Essen Lane Burden Museum & Gardens offers discovery and adventure through historic, natural and educational experiences that provide a window into Louisiana’s rich, cultural past. Situated on 440 acres in the heart of Baton Rouge, it is a must-visit destination for anyone interested in the flora and fauna of Louisiana’s lush landscapes and agricultural heritage. We will be given a guided tour of the facility and grounds. We will meet at 10:00 am. Please pay at the venue. RSVP REQUIRED
Mission Trip to Haiti Lauryn Gehling, Ochsner employee, will be making the mission trip. The following items are needed: $$ for Haitian Creole Bibles Children’s books in Creole Tennis shoes all sizes Flip-flops for children ages 2yrs and up –all sizes (more larger than smaller) Disposable eating utensils (forks, spoons, plates) School supplies (pens, paper, notebooks, pencils, crayons, etc) Children & Adult T-shirts (whites and colors) Hard Candy Activities for children of all ages: outdoor games, crayons, markers, beading (Mardi Gras beads), jewelry making, bubbles, play dough, sunglasses, jump ropes, balls, matchbox cars, etc.
Deadline for donations October 11th. You may bring the donations to the GO office.
NOTE: For the members living in and around the Denham Springs area, a new policy for bus trips has been incorporated. We will pick up at the Piccadilly Cafeteria, if we are traveling in that direction, for the trip. You will have to inform the GO office that you want to be picked up at that location. Wednesday, October 14 Steamboat Natchez Cruise and Lunch – “Rolling on the River” Menu: Southern Fried Fish Red Beans and Rice Roast Beef Debris and Gravy (served over mashed potatoes) Vegetarian Pasta Salad Chef’s Special of the Day Vegetable du Jour Cole Slaw Cornucopia of Fresh Fruit NATCHEZ Bread Pudding La Louisiane Fresh Sliced French Bread French Market Coffee and Iced Tea included Upcoming Road Trip: Wednesday, November 11, 2015 Mama Hamil’s Restaurant $45.00 per Person (includes transportation and lunch) Road trip to Mama Hamil’s Restaurant for lunch in Jackson Mississippi. December 10, 2015 Golden Opportunity Annual Holiday Get-Together Vintage Court, Covington LA Buffet Lunch, Cash Bar Entertainment: The Victory Belles $$Cost to be announced Just a reminder: On road trips, please be aware of the amount of perfume or cologne that you use, some people are allergic to these products. When a fee is involved: It must be received within 5 days of making the reservation to confirm your seat. 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. Please submit separate checks for events.
For more information on upcoming trips, activities, meetings, to submit a suggestion or to make a reservation call: Cindy Wilks, Program Coordinator 17000 Medical Center Drive ▪ Baton Rouge LA 70816 [email protected]
October2015 Calendar of Events Baton Rouge Region October 1 (Thursday): MOVIE REVIEW: “The Intern” AMC Theater 6040 Hatteras Avenue GO members will meet at the theater at 9:30am $5.00 per person – admission (Pay at the theater) $4.00 per person – small drink, small popcorn & fruitie tootie snack 70-year-old widower Ben Whittaker (Robert DeNiro) has discovered that retirement isn't all it's cracked up to be. Seizing an opportunity to get back in the game, he becomes a senior intern at an online fashion site, founded and run by Jules Ostin (Anne Hathaway).