Elizabeth Brooks, Executive Director of Moncus Park

Elizabeth (“EB”) Brooks is well known in Lafayette for her service as Executive Director of Moncus Park, affectionately referred to by locals as “The Horse Farm.” In 2005, while a student at UL – Lafayette, EB learned that the 100-acre UL Horse farm property was threatened by commercial development.  She and her friends, especially fellow […]

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Cheré Coen: Award-Winning Journalist Bringing Louisiana to Life

Prolific Writer Covers All Topics from Travel, Food, and Romance to Paranormal Mysteries Cheré Dastugue Coen, an award-winning journalist, has been writing her whole life. Never experiencing writer’s block, she is the author of books of local interest such as “Forest Hill, Louisiana: A Bloom Town History,” “Haunted Lafayette, Louisiana,” and “Exploring Cajun Country: A […]

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Lauren Bercier of Something Borrowed Blooms Providing Stress-Free, Cost Effective Floral Options for Today’s Bride

Our guest on this episode of Discover Lafayette is Lauren Bercier, co-founder and CEO of Something Borrowed Blooms, a rent and return floral boutique in Upper Lafayette located at 102 Max Drive.  Created with her cousin and co-founder Laken Swan in 2015, Something Borrowed Blooms’ design team creates wedding flower collections using premium silk flowers. […]

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CGI’s Will LaBar – Committed to Community Growth and Educational Opportunities for All

Will LaBar, Vice President of CGI Federal’s Digital Service and Onshore Delivery Center Programs, is our guest. A native of Somerset County, New Jersey, he graduated in Finance from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Upper State New York. After college, Will moved to Northern Virginia where he met his future bride, Carlee Alm. He dated Carlee […]

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