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BATON ROUGE, La. – LED FastStart, the State of Louisiana economic incentive program that provides sophisticated workforce development support for eligible new and expanding businesses, has been honored as the best customized training program in America for a record 13th consecutive year.
 

LAFAYETTE– Cardiovascular Institute of the South (CIS) announces the addition of Dr. Alvaro Manrique, cardiac electrophysiologist, to its team of physicians in Lafayette.

As an electrophysiologist, Dr. Manrique specializes in diagnosing and treating atypical heart rhythms and conditions relating to the electrical activity of the heart. He is seeing patients at CIS locations at 2730 Ambassador Caffery and 441 Heymann Boulevard.

Project will create 100 new direct jobs as Iberia Parish grows its aviation industry.

Molded components manufacturer invests $5M to double workspace, add equipment

1. Give us a brief history of your organization. 

Betsy Richard Consulting began in 2017 after a prompting from friends and family to transfer my leadership and team building skills from a direct selling business to the local market.

2. What would you tell the rest of Acadiana makes you special?

NEW IBERIA – South Louisiana Community College is seeking residents in three South Louisiana parishes who may want to pursue their higher education dreams.

JENNINGS, La. – Louisiana Economic Development recognized Jefferson Davis Parish as the state’s newest Louisiana Development Ready Community in a presentation Friday at the Gator Chateau. The parish becomes the 51st participant in the community development program, now in its 14th year.
 

Federal grant program helps adults achieve high school equivalency, start college, or return to college

NEW IBERIA – South Louisiana Community College is seeking residents in three South Louisiana parishes who may want to pursue their higher education dreams.

Amedisys Home Health and One Acadiana have teamed up with the Lafayette Council on Aging to host a fan drive to benefit the elderly members of the community to stay cool during the summer's heat.

The drive happened today from 7 A.M. to 10:30 A.M. at the One Acadiana Office, located on 804 East St. Mary Blvd. With temperatures soaring through the roof, their goal was to provide cooling aides to the elderly members and to assist with keeping them comfortable during the summer.

The elevated stretch of Interstate 49 along the edge of downtown Lafayette will be built “in most of your lifetimes” thanks to $200 million in one-time funding approved by the state legislature, one Lafayette lawmaker said.

Senate President Page Cortez, speaking during this morning’s legislative session recap put on by One Acadiana, said the money could keep the project moving and include funding to improve the bridge over the Vermilion River. The project will be kicked off in the spring of 2023, he said.

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