News | August 2022

LAFAYETTE, LA – One Acadiana and more than 50 other business and economic development partners from the four Gulf Coast states of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama came together yesterday to provide a forum for the longest-serving Director of U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environment Enforcement, Scott Angelle, to discuss the importance and future of offshore energy via webcast.

Partnerships set the stage for state and federal funding to expand UL Lafayette’s New Iberia Research Center and biopharmaceutical manufacturing at Progress Point

Angelle Architects proudly promotes Dione Sonnier and Bryan Estes to the position of Senior Associate. Respected by peers and clients alike, both of these seasoned professionals continue to showcase how communication, strategic design and a strong commitment to client-centered solutions can impact communities for generations to come. 

Postlethwaite & Netterville, a Professional Accounting Corporation (P&N), was once again named one of the INSIDE Public Accounting Top 100 accounting firms. P&N ranked 66th in the U.S. and is the only Louisiana-based firm to make the IPA Top 100.

Jennings, LA – To commemorate it’s 75th Anniversary, JD Bank is pleased to announce the donation of $75,000 on behalf of our employees to 25 charitable organizations throughout Southwest Louisiana and Acadiana. Each JD Bank location selected an organization to receive a donation in celebration of this milestone anniversary. The donation was announced today by JD Bank President and CEO Bruce W. Elder.

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American Legion (National) was founded 103 years ago. Post 69 Lafayette received its Charter on Surrey St. in August 1920, 102 years ago. (Our technical name is Stanley Martin – Felix Ducrest Post 69, Inc. American Legion, named after the first WWI veteran and WWII veteran from Acadiana to lay down their lives for our country.)

LAFAYETTE, LA – The AT&T Foundation has granted $40,000 to the Louisiana Community & Technical College System (LCTCS) to help support income-eligible students to obtain their Fiber-Optic Technician certification.

A liquid natural gas center of excellence proposed for southwestern Louisiana and involving the University of Louisiana at Lafayette will get a boost from U.S. Sen. John Kennedy’s office.

Kennedy talked about the concept along with other topics during a luncheon event with the Broussard Chamber of Commerce and One Acadiana on Thursday. It would be a joint partnership between McNeese State University and UL, he said, at a site to be determined as Louisiana has emerged as a major player in exporting LNG.

U.S. Senator John Neely Kennedy visited Acadiana to provide a congressional update at a lunch hosted by One Acadiana and the Broussard Chamber of Commerce.
Plant upgrades and safety enhancements enable company to retain 70 jobs in St. Martin Parish.


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