We asked 61 businesses across many industries 10 key questions as they begin to welcome employees back to the workplace.

Appointments for single-dose J&J vaccination events can be schedu

Today, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and LHC Group announced a historic and transformational partnership designed to further each of their respective missions of recruiting and equipping more nurses and other health care professionals.

The University announced that LHC Group is committing a $20 million investment over the next 10 years in the University’s nursing program, which is the largest private investment an academic unit at the University has ever received.

Ambitious initiative led by SkillUp Coalition is creating new pathways to economic mobility for local workers affected by COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Kean Miller is pleased to announce the addition of Ross Roubion as an associate in our Lafayette office, practicing with our energy and marine litigation and health law groups.  Ross earned his J.D. from the LSU Law Center in 2014, where he served as the Senior Production Editor of the LSU Journal of Energy Law and Resources. He earned is B.A. in history from Louisiana State University in 2010.

Energizes Commitment to New Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Program

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A Business Worth Fighting For

Fighter. Trainer. Business-owner. Zachary Mathiew is all these things and is no stranger to overcoming obstacles and opponents. For many years, Zachary juggled his professional fighting career, a full-time job, and training other fighters. In the arena, he earned himself the nickname “Flash” for how quickly he ended fights. As 2020 dawned, Zachary brought the idea of starting his own gym up to his trainer.

The Vermilion Economic Development Alliance (VEDA) is your resource for business assistance. Whether you’re just starting out or looking for ways to adapt or grow your existing business, VEDA wants to help. To share available resources, the organization will be hosting an Employer “Tune-Up” each quarter of 2021.

VEDA’s first webinar of the year will focus on free resources that can help you reach your audience. The topics will range from best practices to available programs that can improve your bottom line – all without tapping into your marketing reserves.

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Jewelie’s Boutique has been dressing Acadiana’s classy women for over 15 years. We are a true Missy boutique and cater to women of all sizes. We started as a small Fashion Jewelry outlet and with the support of the community, we’ve added on 3 times to now include gift, apparel, shoes and accessories!

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Annual Report

Download our 2020 Annual Report and Business Directory.

Economic Recovery Toolkit

Check out 1A’s quick reference guides to key COVID-19 business assistance programs. Click the image to view.

1A Sites Selection Investment Profile

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.

Watch Now

Click the play button above to watch One Acadiana President & CEO Troy Wayman on the Louisiana Business & Industry Show.

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