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One Acadiana has partnered with Ochsner Lafayette General to host a two-day summit focused on creating a vibrant community.


The Vibrant Community Summit will feature Quint Studer, author of Building a Vibrant Community and The Busy Leader’s Handbook.

With days left to go in the 2021 Regular Session, centralized sales tax collection has received legislative approval, and approval of the M.J. Foster Promise Program – a top priority for 1A’s 55 by 25 initiative – is expected early this week. Legislators are now focused on finalizing tax reform and transportation funding negotiations before they must adjourn no later than 6:00 PM this Thursday, June 10.

One Acadiana has partnered with Downtown Lafayette Unlimited (DLU) to bring you a
live, community concert in the heart of Acadiana. The Vibrant Community Concert is
scheduled for Thursday, June 17 in Parc Sans Souci, Downtown Lafayette. Live
performance by Horace Trahan & The Ossun Express will kick off promptly at 7:00pm.

One Acadiana and Downtown Lafayette Unlimited have partnered up to host a live, community concert called The Vibrant Community Concert in Parc Sans Souci, Downtown Lafayette from 6:30 to 9 p.m. June 17.

Artists such as Horace Trahan and the Ossun Express will be featured in the concert, which takes place at 7 p.m. Beforehand, an in-person or remote community talk is open to the public for discussions regarding building a “more vibrant” community.

Two weeks remain in the 2021 Regular Session, and key 1A priorities are nearing the finish line, including centralized sales tax collection and creation of the M.J. Foster Promise Program, a top priority for 1A’s 55 by 25 initiative. The Senate also approved the $38 billion state budget and is in final negotiations on tax reform, with several bills pending in Conference Committee.

Here is an update on key legislation 1A is engaged on and monitoring:

Centralized Sales Tax Collection

Vibrant Community Concert, a first-time event, is being presented by Downtown Lafayette Unlimited and One Acadiana.

Horace Trahan & The Ossun Express will perform live in Parc Sans Souci at 7 p.m. on June 17.

This concert is a part of One Acadiana's Vibrant Community Summit. The two-day summit, June 17 and 18, will feature Quint Studer, a business leader in Pensacola, Florida. The event will "explore how these lessons might be applicable to our own community," according to the press release. 

One Acadiana has partnered with Downtown Lafayette Unlimited (DLU) to bring you a live, community concert in the heart of Acadiana. The Vibrant Community Concert is scheduled for Thursday, June 17 in Parc Sans Souci, Downtown Lafayette. Live performance by Horace Trahan & The Ossun Express will kick off promptly at 7:00pm.

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