Dr. Ann Laurent, Dentist

After graduating from LSU School of Dentistry in 1983, Dr. Ann Laurent was one of only three female dentists in Lafayette. Today she maintains a highly successful practice which offers a relaxing refuge for her patients as well as cutting-edge dental and cosmetic procedures.  Along with her team of professionals, Dr. Laurent works to establish and […]

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Angela Cring, Executive Director of LAGCOE

Lafayette enjoys a collective wildcatter mentality that fosters a business climate of success, open for people who are willing to jump in! Home of the Oil Center, developed by Maurice Heymann in the 1950’s, Lafayette is situated in the very heart of America’s energy corridor and historically, business development in the region has been directly […]

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State Representative Nancy Landry, District 31

This episode features State Representative Nancy Landry, District 31, which includes the southern portion of Lafayette Parish. Elected in 2008, Nancy Landry is a Republican who chairs the Louisiana House Education Committee. Pro-life, pro-business, pro-2nd Amendment, and a strong advocate for parental choice in public education, Nancy is a graduate of LSU and LSU Law […]

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Lynley Jones, Behave! All Things Etiquette

Jan Swift and Lynley Jones

When you think of the South, you envision friendly people with warm hospitality and gracious manners. Historically, it’s the way we’ve been raised, to smile, welcome people into our homes, and make people feel at home.In today’s world, there isn’t always the same focus on manners and etiquette. Discover Lafayette is proud to shine the light […]

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Lynn Guidry, Architect And Historian of Lafayette Parish

Lafayette is known as the “Hub City.” Lynn Guidry’s love of the community inspired him to develop a fascinating presentation on the history of Lafayette and its visionary decisions which positioned it to become the hub of Acadiana. Guidry has shared this historical account countless times with civic clubs and Leadership Lafayette classes so that Lafayette’s […]

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