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LAFAYETTE, La. – With the holiday shopping season fast approaching, One Acadiana (1A) is encouraging the community to shop locally and support the small businesses that keep the regional economy thriving, which is more important than ever during this tumultuous year. 

To help give small businesses a boost, 1A launched the new “Shop Acadiana” campaign that aims to support small businesses throughout the holiday season.

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Bradley Beck - State Farm is a leading provider of insurance and financial services in the Acadiana area. Serving the community since 2012 has fueled our growth to be a nationally recognized State Farm Agency, receiving top honors and awards year after year.

Belle Realty has completed a renovation of its On the Boulevard Center, 101 Arnould Blvd., and will hold three ribbon-cutting ceremonies at 12:30 p.m. today for in the shopping center.

The renovation includes a new energy conservative roof, an updated color scheme, new landscaping and exterior light fixtures, new parking lot lighting and striping, according to an announcement from One Acadiana. The shopping center also features Wi-Fi and bike racks for customers.

Mark Zandi, Chief Economist and Co-founder of Moody's Economy.com, to serve as keynote 

BATON ROUGE, La. (November 12, 2020) — The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) today announced that, in collaboration with the Regional Economic Alliance of Louisiana (REAL), it will virtually host the fifth annual Statewide Economic Development Summit presented by Entergy on December 8 and 10, 2020. Details and registration available at brac.org/edsummit

LAFAYETTE, La.-St. Landry Parish Economic Development (SLED), One Acadiana, and Entergy announced Friday that a 109.97-acre site located in St. Landry Parish has been certified under the Louisiana Economic Development (LED) Certified Sites program. The Daly Farms Site is Acadiana's 18th certified site and is the fourth certified site in St. Landry Parish, bringing the regional total of certified acres to 2,132. As a certified site, it has completed the state's rigorous review process for industrial property, certifying the site as development-ready.

LAFAYETTE, La.-St. Landry Parish Economic Development (SLED), One Acadiana, and Entergy announced Friday that a 109.97-acre site located in St. Landry Parish has been certified under the Louisiana Economic Development (LED) Certified Sites program. The Daly Farms Site is Acadiana's 18th certified site and is the fourth certified site in St. Landry Parish, bringing the regional total of certified acres to 2,132. As a certified site, it has completed the state's rigorous review process for industrial property, certifying the site as development-ready.

160 Attorney Law Firm Moves Downtown to Chase Tower

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Kean Miller is pleased to announce the relocation of its Lafayette office to Chase Tower in downtown Lafayette. The new office encompasses more than 6800 square feet of refreshed space that is home to five attorneys and four staff members, with room for strategic expansion. The office services clients in a variety of service areas including energy, upstream oil & gas, maritime, drilling and exploration, business and corporate, banking, real estate, tax controversy, and litigation.

LAFAYETTE, La. Today, St. Landry Parish Economic Development (SLED), One Acadiana (1A), and Entergy announced that a 109.97-acre site located in St. Landry Parish has been certified under the Louisiana Economic Development (LED) Certified Sites program.

This November 28th be a part of the 11th annual holiday shopping tradition that brings together communities in support of their favorite small businesses. Founded by American Express in 2010, Small Business Saturday (the Saturday after Thanksgiving) is a nationwide movement with local impact.

The Vermilion Economic Development Alliance invites the business community and residents to be a part of the effort.

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