News | February 2021

LUS Fiber has received a $3.1 million grant to expand fiber optic services along the US 90 corridor.

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration grant will fund the expansion of LUS Fiber’s certified all-fiber network through additional portions of Lafayette Parish, St. Martin Parish, and Iberia Parish. Construction is scheduled to begin in 2021 and is expected to be completed within two years.

BBR Creative marketing agency is seeking a full-time Account Executive (AE) to serve in its Lafayette or Baton Rouge office. The Account Executive role is crucial to BBR client partners’ success – ensuring marketing initiatives are developed and executed with the team that ultimately achieve results. Ultimately, an Account Executive at BBR works as a trusted marketing advisor to BBR’s client partners.

A Lafayette faith-based nonprofit is providing men in Acadiana a support system to successfully tackle addiction recovery with the opening of a new sober living house on Charlotte Street.

The roughly 2,500 square foot three bedroom, two bathroom home at 344 Charlotte St. will house up to seven men in recovery from addiction as they transition back into their communities, whether from jail, an in-patient treatment facility or potentially homelessness, Safehouse Executive Director John Nugent said. The house officially opened in late January.

New Interactive Platform Showcases Tools and Resources to Benefit Hospital Executives

February 3, 2021 – LAFAYETTE, LA – SCP Health (SCP) announces the launch of their new “Virtual Briefing Center,” (VBC) an online platform to help both current and prospective clients understand the full range of resources and tools the company offers as the industry continues to face unprecedented challenges brought on by COVID-19.    

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Lemoine has made several organizational enhancements to support the firm’s continued growth.  William Lemoine has been named President of Vertical Construction, overseeing commercial and healthcare building companywide.  Three vice presidents have been named to support the geographic expansion of projects within this sector.  Wills Hover will oversee Lemoine’s Healthcare Construction Division;  Bryan O’Connor and Ben Simms will provide leadership for all Commercial Construction projects.

Scammers often take advantage of social networking sites, earning victims’ trust by pretending to be someone they already know. BBB Scam Tracker has received recent reports of a Facebook impersonation scam where friends’ accounts are either hacked or cloned then used to con residents with grant scams.

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Show some love to your locally owned and operated businesses on Sunday 2/14.

1A Member Retailers 

A-Bryans Jewelers

Absolutely Custom Apparel

Acadiana Center for the Arts

Advanced Anti-Aging Clinic

Collecting donations through Feb 28, 2021 | Sending donations March 1, 2021

The Acadiana Automotive Group is collecting donations for the 256th Bde BCT that is deployed overseas. The 256th INF BDE is a local Louisiana National Guard unit that deployed in November. We are collecting non-perishables, toiletries, letters, and anything that would remind them of home. All donations are welcome and can be dropped off at Acadiana Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram Fiat. Monetary donations will be used to buy supplies and/or pay for shipping costs.

Lafayette, LA: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Acadiana is kicking off our 2021 Big Draft Recruitment Campaign, and teaming up with the NFL to inspire change because now is the time! Now that the Super Bowl is over and the search is underway for the next NFL recruits, our search for potential Bigs is just getting started, too.


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