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One Acadiana, Atmos Energy, and the Lafayette Public Library teamed up to host a summer reading program at Alice Boucher Elementary School on Monday. 

The Lafayette Public Library introduced students to the new Bookmobile and shared information about the summer reading program.

Research shows that reading over the summer helps keep students on track, but that lower income students and those with transportation barriers frequently lack access to books.

Baton Rouge, LA (May 8, 2019) – TEAM Honda of Baton Rouge has earned the prestigious President’s Award from American Honda Motor Co., Inc. for excellence in its sales and service performance, in the sales experience it delivers to customers and in its business operations.

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Our restaurant was purchased by GPS Hospitality in December 2016. GPS Hospitality is based in Atlanta and own/operates more than 380 restaurants in 11 states. Our values are part of our company name - Goal Focused, People Oriented and Service Obsessed. GPS was proud to be recognized by Burger King as its 2018 Global Franchisee of the Year.

TYLER, Texas, May 3, 2019 – Super 1 Foods and Gatorade have partnered to help military heroes throughout Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas stay hydrated as they work to protect our country.

Through May 28, customers who shop at Super 1 Foods stores will receive two free Gatorade Thirst Quencher or Propel Singles for every three purchased in a single transaction. Customers are encouraged to donate Gatorade purchases in specially marked bins at each store. All donated products will be distributed to military bases.

Watch the latest episode of Louisiana Business & Industry Show. 1A President & CEO Troy Wayman talks about the uniqueness of Acadiana, what 1A and partners are doing across the region, and our region's recent economic wins. 

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CHURCH POINT — The Richard's Cajun Foods plant in this Acadia Parish city just got bigger, and another expansion is planned for next year, a company official said during a Wednesday ceremony. 

During a ribbon-cutting ceremony, company and elected officials celebrated the $2.7 million completed expansion that features an additional 6,000 square feet and renovations of 3,000 more. But parent company Tall Tree Foods said it plans to add even more in 2020. 

Vermilion Parish schools will be partnering with One Acadiana and the Vermilion Economic Development Alliance to launch their own 55 by 25 initiative this Wednesday.

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Central Control was founded on February 6, 1978 by Louis and Jerrine Harrell. Their daughter, Donna McPherson, has continued on with the vision and leads our company still today.

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1A Sites Selection Investment Profile

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1A Sites Selection Investment Profile

Check out our Investment Profile featured in Site Selection to learn about Acadiana’s target industries, regional assets, recent business recruitment wins, and business leaders’ perspective on finding success in Acadiana.

Southern Louisiana Economic Development Guide 2015-2016

Look for coverage of Acadiana throughout Vol. 1 of the 2015-2016 Southern Louisiana Economioc Development Guide. Click the image to view.

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Click the play button above to watch a recording of the LOGA Gubernatorial Forum moderated by One Acadiana President & CEO Jason El Koubi. The Forum was held March 13, 2015 in Lake Charles.

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News Page Play Button.pngClick the icon to listen to Harry Weiss and Dr. Pearson Cross discussing the importance of I-49 South and the I-49 Lafayette Connector project on KRVS Radio Acadie 88.7 FM

News Page Play Button.pngClick the icon to listen to One Acadiana staff member André Breaux (VP, Policy Initiatives) give updates on One Acadiana's progress and initiatives on KRVS Radio Acadie 88.7 FM.

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