Dec. 15, 2014 12:56
Another great year of the705 mentor program was celebrated in late November at Village Café in River Ranch with a special guest, U.S. Rep. Charles Boustany Jr., who briefly shared his experience as a 705 mentor.
Oct. 21, 2014 11:43
Law firm unveils newly renovated 200-year-old building. Broussard & David Law Firm hosted a grand opening event Oct. 15 to introduce its new Downtown location in the historic Moss Building (557 Jefferson Street) at the corner of Jefferson and Vermilion streets. {igallery id=4360|cid=121|pid=4|type=category|children=0|addlinks=0|tags=|limit=0} A crowd gathered to help the Rev. Hampton Davis bless the new building. A ribbon cutting ceremony and reception followed in conjunction with the Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours event. Guests were able to tour the newly renovated 200-year
Oct. 15, 2014 10:30
ABiz celebrates another class of Acadiana's most influential female trailblazers, the Lourdes Foundation honors a local philanthropist and MedExpress in Opelousas celebrates its 22nd year as the "little ambulance service that could."   Featured each year in the September/October issue of ABiz, they are the best, brightest and most influential of Acadiana's women. Since 1999, the Women Who Mean Business Awards have been presented to women of distinction throughout the area, recognizing them for their entrepreneurship, professionalism, civic involvement and community leadership. This ye
Sept. 15, 2014 10:30
Lafayette's most highly regarded attorneys were honored by their own at the Hall of Fame Banquet sponsored by the Lafayette Bar Association. Lafayette's most highly regarded attorneys were honored by their own at the Hall of Fame Banquet sponsored by the Lafayette Bar Association. This lifetime achievement award recognizes LBA members who have attained a high degree of professional achievement or displayed long-term outstanding leadership and participation in bar activities. Selected for the inaugural class were the Honorable Kaliste J. Saloom Jr., James E. Diaz Jr., Robert R. McBride, Ha
Aug. 18, 2014 06:05
Courtesy Ford is honored; EatLafayette fêtes itself   The first-ever EatLafayette Food, Wine, Beer & Spirits week started Aug. 4 with the Chefs Table Experience dinner hosted at Village Café by IND Eats and EatLafayette. During late July, foodies were encouraged to enter an online contest for a chance to win a private dinner for the winner and seven friends. Stella Theriot was the chosen one, and she and her guests were treated to a four-course meal by a team of EatLafayette chefs including Jeremy Conner of Village Café, Manny Augello of Bread & Circus Pr
July 22, 2014 10:30
The Heymann Center was transformed into a culinary adventure in mid-June for the EatLafayette kick-off event, A Taste of Lafayette, and for the third consecutive year, a sellout crowd filled the Cajundome Convention Center June 19 to hear LEDA chief Gregg Gothreaux's State of the Economy report. The Heymann Center was transformed into a culinary adventure in mid-June for the EatLafayette kick-off event, A Taste of Lafayette. This year's local dining campaign participants were ready to dish up samples of popular menu items to hungry guests - there's no other place in town where barbecue, Ind
June 16, 2014 06:07
The first of a three-part series of events for women in business was hosted by the Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce at The Picard Center May 20. Wednesday, June 18, 2014 The first of a three-part series of events for women in business was hosted by the Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce at The Picard Center May 20. The sold-out seminar included interactive conversations with women community leaders in business and live audience polling via web surveys designed to engage the group. Elise Bouchner of Excelerant served as the event facilitator with brief talks from leaders Julie Simo
May 20, 2014 04:33
Women in business participate in an educational and networking opportunity to build community leadership The first of a three-part series of events for women in business was hosted by the Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce at The Picard Center Tuesday, May 20. The sold-out seminar included interactive conversations with women community leaders in business and live audience polling via web surveys designed to engage the group. Elise Bouchner of EXCELERANT served as the event facilitator with brief talks from leaders Julie Simon-Dronet of Cox Acadiana, Jan Swift of Upper Lafayette Economi
May 16, 2014 10:00
Featuring the 2014 INDesign Awards and LAGCOE's Spotlight on Energy Innovation   Architect/historian Stephane Kirkland flew in from Paris to deliver the keynote speech for this year's INDesign Awards, a flawless trip thanks to a sponsorship by Uniglobe Associated Travel (and arranged personally by owner Robbie Bush). The appearance by the author of Paris Reborn was timed to offer a historical perspective on the importance of great design in urban planning as Lafayette Consolidated Government enters the final phases of the first-ever comprehensive plan for parish growth. LCG's comp pla
April 16, 2014 10:29
Cypress Bayou GM hosts open house.   Cypress Bayou Casino General Manager and CEO Anthony Patrone hosted an open house at his and wife Roe's home in Le Triomphe after a long day of golf Saturday, March 29, during the Chitimacha Louisiana Open. Guests mingled and listened to the guitar tunes of Sean Trcalek while dining on bites catered by Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel. Members of the Chitimacha tribe, including chairman John Paul Darden, were in attendance as well as staff and friends of Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel to celebrate a successful day of golf for the annual fundraiser. 1. Meg

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