Louisiana Commissioner of Insurance Jim Donelon

Jan Swift and Jim Donelon at taping of Discover Lafayette

Louisiana Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon has served in this office for more than 15 years. First elected to public office in 1975 as Chair of the Jefferson Parish Council, he then served in the Louisiana House of Representatives from 1981-2001. His public service career also includes 33 years in the Louisiana Army National Guard where […]

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John Zollinger, Director of Commercial Banking at Home Bank, Speaking on Ways to Protect Your Financial Assets From Fraudsters

John Zollenger, Home Bank, with Jan Swift at taping of Discover Lafayette

John Zollinger, Executive Vice President and Director of Commercial Banking at Home Bank, joins Discover Lafayette to discuss the ways you can stay vigilant to fight fraudsters working 24/7 to get access to your financial assets. With over $5 billion in check fraud last year alone, it’s an important topic to understand. Banks work diligently […]

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Louisiana Oil and Gas Entrepreneurs Charlie Goodson and Mark Miller Share Thoughts on Need for Return to US Energy Independence

We welcome Louisiana-based oil entrepreneurs Charlie Goodson, CEO of Petroquest, and Mark Miller, CEO of Merlin Oil &Gas, to discuss the current state of the energy industry, as well as how the war in Ukraine has affected the prices of fuel for people worldwide. Both are active operators in the industry with over 40 years […]

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Jacob Mouton – Crawfish Jake

Jacob Mouton and Jan Swift

Jacob Mouton, the proprietor of Crawfish Jake, joined Discover Lafayette to discuss his career in crawfish and farming. A young man only 25 years of age, he is a hard-working entrepreneur offering a service in high demand. Jacob has made a name for himself by offering high-quality prepared crawfish, crab, and shrimp for personal and […]

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Festival des Fleurs de Louisiane – Annual Garden Show Benefits Ira Nelson Horticulture Center

Babette Werner, committee chair of Festival des Fleurs de Louisiane, joins Discover Lafayette to discuss the upcoming annual Garden Show and Sale to be held on April 9, 2022, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Blackham Coliseum. Tickets are $5.00 and the first 300 people who attend will get a free sunpatien plant. There is […]

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