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What: The Love Our Schools initiative is being moved to SATURDAY, AUGUST 10 as a result of Tropical Storm Barry that is expected to impact Acadiana in the coming days.

All existing volunteers who are already signed up will be automatically transitioned to the new August 10th date.  If existing volunteers wish to make a change to their assignment, they can access their sign-up account through the email confirmation they originally received.

About 50 volunteers from different nonprofits, businesses and communities spent their Tuesday packing 5,000 backpacks with school supplies as part of the Love Our Schools initiative that will benefit eight Lafayette Parish schools.

Inside the Lafayette Parish School System's warehouse, the group stood in assembly lines on either side of a long string of tables full of boxes of pencils, Elmer's glue, composition notebooks and Expo markers.

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Northshore Moving started in Hammond in 2008 with a pickup truck and trailer delivering furniture for a local furniture store. We now service all of Louisiana for local and long distance moving and delivery utilizing our full fleet of professional delivery and moving trucks.

LAFAYETTE, La.— One Acadiana today announced that, in collaboration with the Regional Economic Alliance of Louisiana (REAL), it will host the fourth annual Statewide Economic Development Summit presented by Entergy on October 22-23, 2019.

Kean Miller is pleased to announce that Brian J. Lindsey has joined the firm as associate attorney in the firm’s Lafayette office. Mr. Lindsey will practice in the Offshore Energy and Marine Litigation group.

Mr. Lindsey earned his B.S. from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 2004 and earned his J.D./C.L., magna cum laude, from the LSU Law Center in 2014, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif and an associate member of the LSU Journal of Energy Law and Resources.

The fourth annual Statewide Economic Development Summit, hosted by the Regional Economic Alliance of Louisiana, will be held at L’Auberge Baton Rouge Oct. 22-23.

The event will feature a gubernatorial candidate forum on the first day and a keynote address by Bruce Katz, author of “The New Localism,” on the second day.

Organizations hosting the summit include the Baton Rouge Area Chamber, GNO Inc., One Acadiana and the Lafayette Economic Development Authority. 

One Acadiana hosted a luncheon with representatives of the local area.

The luncheon focused on a recap of the 2019 Legislative session and where projects including budget stability, education, and infrastructure stand.

One Acadiana CEO Troy Wayman says this year’s session was positive for Louisiana. He commended the local legislators saying they listen to the priorities of residents, business owners and organizations

Glenn Armentor Law Corporation Expands Parking to Help More of Acadiana’s Injured

LAFAYETTE, LA – Across the street from Good Hope Hall, home of the Glenn Armentor Law Corporation, a new parking lot has opened for easier access to the personal injury law firm for clients and potential clients.

On June 17, the Points of Light Foundation, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, recognized Entergy Corporation for civic engagement, sustainability and social responsibility, earning the company The Civic 50 award for the fourth consecutive year. This award identifies the 50 most community-minded companies in the nation each year. 

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Check out our Investment Profile featured in Site Selection to learn about Acadiana’s target industries, regional assets, recent business recruitment wins, and business leaders’ perspective on finding success in Acadiana.

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Click the play button above to watch a recording of the LOGA Gubernatorial Forum moderated by One Acadiana President & CEO Jason El Koubi. The Forum was held March 13, 2015 in Lake Charles.

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News Page Play Button.pngClick the icon to listen to Harry Weiss and Dr. Pearson Cross discussing the importance of I-49 South and the I-49 Lafayette Connector project on KRVS Radio Acadie 88.7 FM

News Page Play Button.pngClick the icon to listen to One Acadiana staff member André Breaux (VP, Policy Initiatives) give updates on One Acadiana's progress and initiatives on KRVS Radio Acadie 88.7 FM.

If interested in more information about news, contact EVP, Economic Development Jim Bourgeois at jim@oneacadiana.org

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