Ryan LaGrange of LEDA Discusses Government Funded Worker Training

Ryan LaGrange, Manager of Workforce Development for Lafayette Economic Development Authority, visited with Jan Swift, host of Discover Lafayette, to discuss government-funded job training opportunities available to Louisiana employers. At LEDA, LaGrange assists businesses in applying for workforce grants to upgrade the skills of their existing employees, as well as to obtain training for new […]

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Gerald Judice of Judice Inn Shares Story of Iconic Hamburgers That Stand the Test of Time

Gerald Judice, proprietor of Judice Inn in Lafayette, is dedicated to sustaining his family’s heritage of integrity,¬†work ethic, and putting family first. In this episode of Discover Lafayette, Gerald Judice walks us back in time to the era immediately after WWII when Judice Inn opened. Judice Inn was opened on April 5, 1947, by Alcide […]

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Walter Camos, Licensed Professional Counselor, Discusses the Importance of Healthy Parental Involvement in the Lives of Our Children

This podcast is the third in a series of Discover Lafayette podcast interviews with local psychologists and therapists who work with children caught in the middle of high conflict divorces and separations. Walter Camos, a licensed professional counselor in Lafayette, discusses reunification/reconciliation therapy which is focused on bringing a parent and child back together when […]

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Ema Haq – Compassionate Restaurant Entrepreneur With a Heart for Community

A native of Bangladesh who moved to Lafayette in 1983 to study engineering at USL, Ema Haq fell in love with the people and region and never considered leaving. Well-known for both his culinary skills and philanthropic endeavors, this interview provides a heartwarming opportunity to hear the personal story of this beloved man who is […]

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