News | November 2021

A Winter Essentials Drive will be held Wednesday in Lafayette for senior citizens of Lafourche Parish.

Amedisys Home Health and Healthy Heart Clinics of America have partnered to host a winter essentials drive benefiting the Lafourche Parish Council on Aging.

The event will be held at One Acadiana on Wednesday, December 1, from 7:30 am until 10:00 am.

One Acadiana is located at 804 E St Mary Blvd. in Lafayette.

Kevin Guillory, office coordinator for the Louisiana Entrepreneurship and Economic Development Center at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, spoke with Jan Swift of the Discover Lafayette podcast about his organization’s efforts to assist start-up companies and create jobs in Acadiana.

You can listen to their conversation here.

The Vermilion Economic Development Alliance (VEDA) is asking residents of Vermilion to shop close to home this holiday season.

“We have so many wonderful and diverse businesses in our community,” says Executive Director Anne Falgout, “You don’t have to travel far to get unique gifts and unmatched customer service.”

For the last several years VEDA has been encouraging shoppers to skip the rush of Black Friday and opt for Small Business Saturday instead. This year, the message is that more is more!

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LAFAYETTE, LA, November, 17, 2021 — Keaty Real Estate is excited to invite Acadiana out to a press conference happening at The Lite Center (537 Cajundome Blvd.) on November 30th at 10:30 A.M. for the unveiling of ‘The Forum’.

This will be a new $50 Million Dollar development project that will bring iconic local & national brands together.

PENSACOLA — Everyone likes starting a party a little early.

That’s what Studer Community Institute did this week, honoring business leaders on Monday with the Cox Business EntreCon Awards in a virtual ceremony.

EntreCon is SCI’s signature business and leadership development conference, held this year on Wednesday and Thursday in downtown Pensacola. Since it began in 2015, EntreCon has been the place for business leaders, entrepreneurs, and leaders to build their skills, their networks and recharge their entrepreneurial batteries.

brandRUSSO to Host Podcast Marathon Spotlighting Local Entrepreneurs on November 16 

UL LIFE is a program at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Our program focuses on four major components: career readiness, academic growth, community involvement, and independent living. Students participate in the college experience through university courses, internships, organizations, on-campus housing, and on-campus activities. 

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• Non-Seafood Jar Roux
- First: Bruce’s I-10 Wrecker Services
- Second: Josh Hollier State Farm
- Third: Lyons Point Vol Fire

• Seafood Jar Roux
- First: Keaton Sewer Solutions
- Second: Crowley Professional Fire Department

• Non-Seafood Homemade Roux
- First: Jaguar Energy Services
- Second: One Acadiana
- Third: Chad Monceaux for Mayor

• Seafood Homemade Roux
- First: Jaguar Energy Services

• Best Decorated Booth: Keaton Sewer Solutions


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