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October 2015 Calendar of Events Westbank Region Oct 7 (Wednesday): GO Monthly Group Meeting “Lunch with Alice” 10:45 a.m...

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October 2015 Calendar of Events Westbank Region Oct 7 (Wednesday): GO Monthly Group Meeting “Lunch with Alice” 10:45 a.m. ▪ New Orleans Ladies Ballroom, 1771 Stumpf Blvd, Terrytown ▪ Theme: Halloween – come wearing your favorite costume – prizes will be awarded ▪ Menu: Meatballs & Spaghetti, Spinach, Caesar Salad, Garlic Bread, and Ambrosia ▪ NO menu substitutions accepted

$12.00 p.p. ▪ Doors open at 10:15 a.m

Oct 8 (Thursday): Lunch & Learn ▪ “Humana 2016” presented by Joe Ewell ▪ 9:00 a.m. – 11 a.m. ▪ River Room: Ochsner Westbank

$5.00 p.p. ▪ Doors open at 8:30 a.m. ▪ Meal served at 10:00 a.m.

Oct 14 (Wednesday): GO Day on the Steamboat Natchez ▪ Join GO members from all Ochsner locations for a two-hour cruise aboard New Orleans’ only authentic steamboat ▪ featuring a Buffet Brunch of local favorites ▪ 2nd opportunity to register - limited space still available (do not register again if you did so last month)

$55.00 p.p. (includes Hotard bus, cruise, and lunch) ▪ Bus departs 10:00 a.m. front of hospital

October 20 (Tuesday): Road Trip – Putt-N-Sizzle Tournament ▪ We’ve accepted the challenge! Our Ochsner bus will take us to All Star Lanes in Baton Rouge, where we’ll test our Putt-Putt skills against the members from Baton Rouge Golden Opportunity. At the 19th Hole, we’ll enjoy lunch and an award!

$30.00 p.p. (includes bus, course fee, and lunch) ▪ Bus departs 7:30 a.m. 3rd parking lot

Oct 29 (Thursday): Global Wildlife Center & Rip’s on the Lake ▪ Enjoy a guided Safari Tour ▪ Lunch on your own at Rip’s, where you can order from their regular menu, dining in air-conditioned comfort, or on the front porch, overlooking Lake Pontchartrain. SOLD OUT 2nd trip planned for those on waiting list Date TBD – limited space still available (do not register again if you are already on the waiting list)

$25.00 p.p. (bus and admission) ▪ Bus departs 8:30 a.m. 3rd parking lot

Oct 31 (Saturday): Disney’s Cinderella at the Saenger Theater ▪ Lunch on your own at a restaurant in New Orleans prior to the 2:00 p.m. performance ▪ SOLD OUT

$85.00 p.p (bus and admission) ▪ Bus departs 10:30 a.m. 3rd parking lot

Nov 19 (Thursday): Thursdays at Twilight – Benny Grunch and the Bunch ▪ You can’t say Benny, “Ain’t Dere No More”, ‘cause he will be right there at the Pavilion of the Two Sisters in City Park’s Botanical Gardens, performing his New Orleans hits as only Benny and his Bunch can do ▪ Always entertaining, full of surprises and new songs, get ready for a Yat Attack with Benny Grunch and The Bunch ▪ Food and beverages will be available for purchase

$15.00 p.p. (bus and admission) ▪ Bus departs 3:30 p.m. 3rd parking lot

Nov 22 (Sunday): Dine Around: Timberlane Country Club ▪ Sandy Bravender’s upcoming presentation - “Cooking with Gus” ▪ A recipe of laughter that your comedy palate will relish ▪ Buffet at noon, play begins at 2 p.m. $50.00 p.p. (dinner and play) ▪ Doors open at 11:30 a.m. ▪ meet at TCC Dec 11 (Friday): GO Westbank Christmas Party ▪ 4 p.m. at New Orleans Ladies Ballroom, 1771 Stumpf Blvd, Terrytown ▪ 3-hour reception-style party ▪ passed hot d’oeurvres and sandwiches ▪ buffet including jambalaya, pasta, fruit & cheese, vegetable crudites, hot dips, & other selections ▪ cake ▪ assorted beverages ▪ There will be a DJ providing music for dancing or listening $45.00 p.p. ▪ Doors open at 3:30 p.m. ALL EVENT REGISTRATION FORMS MUST BE MAILED TO THE GO WESTBANK OFFICE (LAPALCO CLINIC) – RESERVATIONS ARE ACCEPTED ON A FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED BASIS!

MAIL YOUR RESERVATION FORM & CHECKS payable to GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY WESTBANK, 4225 Lapalco Blvd, Marrero, LA 70072 DO NOT send a check without the registration form, and DO NOT send blank checks. We cannot accept checks for an event until it appears in the monthly newsletter and on the registration form.

Checks submitted without the registration form will be returned to you. Don’t forget to send a separate check for each event, add name of event (place, not just “Lunch Bunch”) on check, and enclose an ADDRESS LABEL – DO NOT send a stamped envelope

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If you want to attend an event on the same bus/date as your friends, send your reservations in the same envelope – that will assure you are together.

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Note: If you do not want to be placed on a waiting list, please indicate so on your registration form. Your check will be returned to you immediately, instead of being held pending additional trips.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR: UPCOMING EVENTS Nov 4 (Wednesday) Nov 19 (Thursday) Nov 22 (Sunday) Nov 23 (Monday) Nov 26/27 (Thurs/Fri) Dec 10 (Thursday) Dec 11 (Friday) Dec 15 (Tuesday)

Monthly Meeting Theme: Horse Races Thursdays at Twilight – Benny Grunch & the Bunch Dinner Theater – Timberlane Country Club - Cooking With Gus Lunch & Learn – SHIIP 2016 Thanksgiving Holidays – office closed Lunch &Learn – Molly Kimball GO Westbank Christmas Party Cardio Line Dancing w/Calvin Millet

Want to know what’s going on at all Golden Opportunity regions? Log on to www.ochsner.org/health-resources/golden-opportunity-a-50-lifestyle-program/newsletters-pdf-library/ GOOD NEWS: OCHSNER HEALTH CENTER LAPALCO IS OPEN ON SUNDAYS! You can now receive medical services 7 days a week, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Walk-Ins welcome – no appointment necessary A dedicated phone line has been set up with Ochsner Scheduling Department for Golden Opportunity members to schedule medical appointments. Now you can call and schedule your appointment without any delays. Please Call: 504-371-9333

Annual Membership Renewals: Dues $10 .00 A reminder letter will be mailed on the first day of your expiration month. Please mail your dues before the 15TH to ensure receiving THE NEXT MONTH’S NEWSLETTER. If you do not renew your membership you will NOT be allowed to register or participate in upcoming events and/or trips Misplaced Membership Card: $5.00 replacement fee Free Valet Parking for seniors 65+ at Main Campus - Jefferson Hwy Show your Membership card and receive a discount: 15% Ochsner Optical Shop 10% Ochsner Gift Shop 15% Brent House Hotel Beauty Salon Discount rate with Brent House Hotel 10% Designs/Monograms/Names/ Embroidery 504-259-4848 1O% Jill’s Plumbing Repairs 504-301-6623

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

[email protected]