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TCB: The Coroy Team

The Coroy Team is a full time group of professional realtors who understand the importance of good communication, trust and keeping their clients informed every step of the way—buying or selling a home is a major financial investment requiring finesse and strategy.

TCB: Courtesy Buick GMC

Courtesy Buick GMC has been your number one dealership in sales and customer service for most of it’s 27 years in existence.

TCB: Ilyas Munshi, M.D.

Ilyas Munshi, M.D. NAME OF BUSINESS: Ilyas Munshi, M.D.YEAR FOUNDED: 2001WHAT WE DO: Address neurological surgery problems, such as brain tumors and aneurysms. We also help patients with spinal p

TCB: Van Alan Homes

“We have created a brand that is a combination of classic old world craftsmanship, modern technology and traditional Acadiana symbolism,” says Van Alan Plaisance. No matter how large or small the project, Plaisance says they won’t sacrifice quality. “Our goal is to use only highly skilled and dependable craftsmen,” he explains.

TCB: The All Star Team

Our goal is to get you the best deal possible on buying or selling a home or property. Choose The All Star Team! We are REALTORS who have the tools, skills and experience to make your dreams come true. We make the buying and selling process simple..

TCB: Vermilionville

Step back in time and experience life from the perspective of the Acadian, Native American and Creole people when you visit Vermilionville.

’Tis the Season

Tips for Corporate Gift Giving and Party Planning from the ABiz Staff

Schools. Choice.

With expansion plans underway at both public and private schools in the Lafayette area, the choices for parents and students have never been greater.


This checklist will help as we focus on efforts to recover and rebuild homes and businesses across South Louisiana and protect ourselves against future disasters.

River Oaks Catering & Events Center

River Oaks Catering and Event Center is a full-service catering company with six on-site event rooms able to accommodate almost any size event. River Oaks' on-site venues are suitable for small intimate bridal showers, rehearsal dinners, cocktail parties, ceremonies, wedding receptions, and large corporate events.


Awardmaster, known as Acadiana's local choice for high quality award and trophies, offers much more than its name suggests. Awardmaster creates custom graphic, etching, and printing services making each order unique.

Backyard Builders & Braniff Construction

What began as working part-time odd jobs in college has blossomed into a booming construction business for Kyle Braniff and his companies, Backyard Builders and Braniff Construction.


back in time and experience life from the perspective of the Acadian, Native American and Creole people when you visit Vermilionville. This living history museum and folklife park allows visitors to explore the history of the Attakapas region from the era 1765-1890.

Optimum Solutions

Making a decision to take charge of your health naturally begins with Optimum Solutions Holistic Health Consultants. Since 1999, Dr. Marie Pace has worked with clients as a naturopathic holistic practitioner helping achieve balance in life and body chemistry.

The Coroy Team

Whether achieving top dollar for a seller’s property or successfully negotiating a dream home for a buyer, creating an enjoyable and profi table experience for every client is The Coroy Team’s.

Decorating Den Interiors

“Our design process is a collaborative one between myself and the client that starts before the first appointment,” Scurlock explains. “It is my job to create a look that they think is beautiful.”.

Lee Michaels Fine Jewelry

For the past 30 years, Lee Michaels Fine Jewelers has served Lafayette with excellent customer service and superior knowledge of jewelry and timepieces helping find the right gifts for special occasions.

Van Alan Homes

Since the building process can be overwhelming, Jalyn helps customers through the steps of creating their dream home. “For most people, this will be the home they will either retire or raise their family in,” says Alan. “It is a good feeling to have a small part in the lasting memories made in a home built by Van Alan Homes.

The McGehee’s, A Real Estate Family

When it comes to buying or selling a home, The McGehee family gets results through strength in numbers. “Our customers receive our expertise & commitment when they list or buy with one of us,” says Penny McGehee, whose mantra is to work harder and smarter for clients than anyone else.

Lafayette Habitat for Humanity

Lafayette Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore is a retail outlet offering building supplies and other household goods to the general public at greatly reduced prices. We accept donations of new and gently-used items from individuals and businesses and sell those items well below retail.

Moss Motors

Pictured: Sharon Moss and Coury Moss Moss Motors added Mercedes-Benz to its line of cars in 1981, two years after the dealership was founded. Local Benz owners and those in the marke

Women’s and Children’s

Making Kids BettE.R. kids E.R. ready for any emergency, even long after night-night. Tummy aches, fever and ouchies don’t keep the same hours as your pediatrician,

Bye, Bye Big Budget

Budget-friendly parties and gifts are the way to go whether it’s for a small office or a business giant. Good news — a tight budget doesn’t mean skimping on the good stuff and it doesn’t wreck an otherwise great evening. Just add some additional planning and a dash of creativity.


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Hey, Rouge! Hey, Blanc!

The UL Alumni Association, in collaboration with the Weibel Family Vineyards, offers three varieties of Ragin’ Cajun Wines. Available in Ragin’ Cajun Blanc!, Ragin’ Cajun Rouge!, and Ragin’ Cajun Sparkle!, these quality wines are a perfect way to showcase your UL pride and spirit.

Creative Giving

For the civic or academicminded, an intangible gift from UL Lafayette could make a difference this season. If you’re not a student, take advantage of the university’s promotion of lifelong learning through its Continuing Education Department.

The Making of The Ragin’ Cajun Brand

Ragin’ Cajun fans have always had pride in their team, but the number of ways they can show that pride has been rising, especially over the past year. Whether tailgating, attending a community function or dressing in black-tie, Cajuns fans have a plethora of gear and accessories to help them cheer their team to victory.

Selling Cajun

tough to walk into a local retail outlet these days and not see an assortment of UL Lafayette merchandise. With 34 shops signed on as retail partners, not to mention 30 more establishments offering Ragin’ Cajuns Strong Championship Blend coffee or Ragin’ Cajun Wines, fans don’t have to travel far to support their home team.

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