Regional Community Leaders Luncheon

Teen Investment and Strategies Summit

Quad Area's Community Based Abstinence Program "Purity Pay$" and Drug Free Program working in collaboration with Southeastern's Dr. Woods & Dr. Senovitz of the Department of Kinesiology & Health Studies are sponsoring this summit to discuss issues facing today's teens.  Discussions will allow for input from local law enforcement officials, legislators, educators, community leaders, health care professionals, business owners parents and teens.

When we invest in our teens, we are not only investing in their future, but also in the lives of our future leaders.  If you are interested in making a difference in the community in a positive way, join us at the Teen Investment & Strategies Summit.  Together we can build a brighter future for our youth, our community and our world.

We value your input and participation!

When:
  Thursday, August 7, 2008, 
              10 am - 1 pm 
             (Lunch will be served at 12 noon)

Where: Twelve Oaks Banquet Hall - Southeastern LA. University
               500 W. Texas Dr., Hammond, LA.  70401

RSVP: By Friday, August 1st - Email: ginger@quadyouth.org or call 225-567-2350 x230 to
reserve your seating. Please let us know if you are an elected official when making your
reservation.

Northshore Internal Medicine Associates Relocates

[HAMMOND, LA]—On Monday, July 7, Northshore Internal Medicine Associates will begin seeing patients in their new location on the first floor of North Oaks Office Plaza on the campus of North Oaks Medical Center in Hammond.

The Clinic’s new address will be 15770 Paul Vega, MD, Drive, Suite 108, and the new phone number will be (985) 230-7675.

Northshore Internal Medicine Associates, which became a Clinic of North Oaks Health System in March 2007, has moved to North Oaks Office Plaza from their former location in Hammond Park Professional Building at 2101 Robin Avenue (next to North Oaks Rehabilitation Hospital). 

Board-certified Physicians Charles Ducombs, MD, Jay Kumar, MD, Susan Zacharia, MD, and Anthony Zerangue, MD, along with Nurse Practitioner Sheena Newman APRN, FNP-C, specialize in the diagnosis and non-surgical treatment of medical conditions and preventative care for adolescents and adults. Additional areas of expertise include difficult-to-diagnose medical conditions and the management of multiple health concerns.

Hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays. Most insurances, cash, personal checks and major credit cards are accepted. New patients also are welcome.

To schedule an appointment with Northshore Internal Medicine Associates, please call (985) 230-7675. To learn more about the North Oaks Clinic network, call North Oaks Marketing/Business Development at (985) 230-6647 or visit the North Oaks Clinic link at www.northoaks.org.

About North Oaks Health System

North Oaks Health System is a community-based hospital organization with nearly 3,000 employees, physicians and volunteers, serving the Florida Parishes since 1960. Facilities include the 355-bed North Oaks Medical Center, 27-bed North Oaks Rehabilitation Hospital, North Oaks Heart Health Center (located within North Oaks Medical Center), North Oaks Diagnostic Center, North Oaks Family Medicine Clinics, North Oaks Hospice Agency, North Oaks Occupational Health Services, North Oaks Outpatient Rehabilitation Services, North Oaks Orthopedic Clinic, North Oaks Specialty Clinic, North Oaks Walk-In Clinics, Northshore Internal Medicine Associates, Magnolia Obstetrics & Gynecology, North Oaks Cardiology and North Oaks Pulmonology. For more information, please visit our website at www.northoaks.org or call (985) 230-6647.

About North Oaks Clinic: The North Oaks Clinic network of 12 clinics in four cities includes:

Magnolia Obstetrics & Gynecology in Hammond: Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-
5 p.m. (by appointment)

North Oaks Cardiology in Hammond: Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (by appointment)
North Oaks Family Medicine Clinic in Hammond: Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (by appointment)
North Oaks Family Medicine Clinic in Independence: Monday-Wednesday and Friday-Saturday from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. (by appointment)
North Oaks Family Medicine Clinic in Walker: Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-
5 p.m. (by appointment)

North Oaks Occupational Health Services Clinic in Hammond: Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-9 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (no appointments necessary)
North Oaks Orthopedic Clinic in Ponchatoula: Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-
5 p.m. (by appointment)

North Oaks Pulmonology in Hammond: Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (by appointment)
North Oaks Specialty Clinic in Walker: Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. (by appointment)
North Oaks Walk-In Clinic in Hammond: Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-9 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (no appointments necessary)
North Oaks Walk-In Clinic in Walker: Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-9 p.m.; Saturday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (no appointments necessary)
Northshore Internal Medicine Associates in Hammond: Monday-Friday from
8 a.m.-5 p.m. (by appointment).

For more information, please visit www.northoaks.org or call (985) 230-6647.

The Octavians to Host Red Carpet Dinner Theater and Silent Auction

The Octavian Foundation for the Arts is pleased to announce its first fundraising event, the Red Carpet Dinner Theater and Silent Auction. “This is the first in a series of annual Red Carpet events which will coincide with seasonal productions,” said Beth Sanders, Assistant to the Director and event chairperson. The event will be held Thursday, July 10th at 6:30 p.m. at St. Albert the Great Catholic Student Center on the SLU campus. The dinner theater will feature a preview of the Octavians’ summer production, “Toad of Toad Hall”, an adaptation by A.A. Milne of the classic, The Wind in the Willows. The summer production and the Octavians’ youth theater program are directed by Anna Pfeil. The production of “Toad of Toad Hall” will run Friday, July 11th with a 7 p.m. performance, Saturday, July 12th with performances at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. and a Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. Tickets for the regular performances are available at no charge. Visit the website at www.theoctavians.com for additional information.

Tickets for the dinner theater event are available for $35 and $50 per plate and. A discount is available to anyone purchasing an entire table of 6. Contact Ticket Sales Coordinator, Lillian Massey at 985-878-3577. Donations for silent auction items and services are also being sought. “Nothing is too small to donate, and certainly nothing is too large. We are also hoping for more of the creative donations that are comical or fun in nature.” Sanders continued. Some of the creative donations include Hammond Mayor Mayson Foster mowing a lawn and doing weed eating for up to a ½ acre lawn, City Councilwoman Kathy Montecino baking and delivering a key lime pie and Amite Mayor Reggie Goldsby taking a lucky bidder to lunch at the Camelot Club atop the Chase Bank building in Baton Rouge. “We are hoping that those who are running for public office will get into the mix. What a wonderful opportunity for the candidates and local officials to demonstrate support for this quality performing arts program in our area, while enjoying a night of food & fine entertainment.” Sanders said. To donate silent auction items, or become an event sponsor, contact Donations Chairperson, April Foster at 985-320-3980.


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