Kim Boudreaux of Catholic Charities of Acadiana: Following the Path Set Forth by God to Care for Our Most Vulnerable

Kimberly James Boudreaux, Executive Director of Catholic Charities of Acadiana, shares the expansion of services offered by her organization on this episode of Discover Lafayette. Kim has dedicated her life to being in service to others. As a young adult, she sold all her possessions and traveled abroad to work as a missionary, including time […]

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Stephen Handwerk – Democratic Party Strategist and Managing Partner of Garrison Strategies

Stephen Handwerk, longest-serving Executive Director for the Louisiana Democratic party (2012 – 2020) and currently the Managing Partner of Garrison Strategies, met with Jan Swift of Discover Lafayette to talk about today’s political climate. Taylor Marie Swift, Jan’s daughter, also joined in the discussion, bringing the perspective of a young, Independent voter in Louisiana. During […]

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Anya Burgess of Sola Violins, Violin Maker and Member of Magnolia Sisters and Bonsoir, Catin

Anya Burgess, owner of Sola Violins, a full-service violin shop in downtown Lafayette, Louisiana joined Jan Swift of Discover Lafayette to discuss her journey and career in music. Anya moved to Acadiana in 2000 as a Teach for America instructor. Growing up in Winchester, Massachusetts, she knew very little about our region. But her desire […]

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Adam Daigle, Business Editor of the Acadiana Advocate, Looks Back on 2020

Adam Daigle, Business Editor of the Acadiana Advocate joined Jan Swift to discuss the biggest business news of 2020 and the Advocate’s upcoming Economic Summit to be held virtually on January 13, 2021. While our interview last year with Adam focused on the out-migration of Louisiana residents, this year’s interview provides an interesting take on […]

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Presto Health’s Laurel Hess – Using hampr’s ‘Last-Mile Delivery Platform’ to Deliver Prescriptions to Patients

Just nine months ago, Laurel Hess launched hampr, an on-demand laundry service designed to take the stress out of busy families’ lives. Who could have predicted the pandemic would hit the U. S. that same month and upend our normal way of life? Laurel Hess joined Jan Swift of Discover Lafayette to discuss her newest […]

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