Adam Daigle, Business Editor of The Acadiana Advocate, Looks Back on 2023 Top Business News

Adam Daigle, Business Editor of the Acadiana Advocate, joins Discover Lafayette to discuss the biggest business news of 2023. The #1 story of the year is the incredible strides made in 2023 insofar as job creation is concerned. Iberia Parish is on fire with the recent announcement of First Solar’s $1.1 Billion investment to take […]

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Corey McCoy – KOK Wings & Things

Corey McCoy, CEO of KOK Wings & Things, joins Discover Lafayette to discuss his unexpected journey into success as a restaurant entrepreneur. Growing up in a military family, he lived all over the country before moving to Lafayette to attend UL and become closer with his father. Corey served in the National Guard for six […]

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Jason Stoner and Stephen Rogers – Bringing Sunday Dinner To a Whole New Level

Jason Stoner, Jan Swift and Stephen Rogers at taping of Discover Lafayette

Our guests today are Jason Stoner and Stephen Rogers, who are well-known locally for their exceptional foodie and presentation skills! Jason and Stephen devise the menu, theme, and special tablescape (a blend of table and landscaping) in the weeks preceding each event; Jason captures the process with meticulous photography to heighten the sense of appreciation […]

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Missy Bienvenue Andrade, CEO of Community Foundation of Acadiana

Discover Lafayette welcomes Missy Bienvenue Andrade, CEO of the Community Foundation of Acadiana. Community Foundation of Acadiana (CFA), founded in 2000, is a tax-exempt foundation whose core purpose is building legacies and improving communities by connecting generous people to the causes they care about. The organization focuses on the parishes of Acadia, Evangeline, Iberia, Lafayette, […]

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Heather Courville – Banannie Bands

Heather Courville, a local entrepreneur who offers beautiful handcrafted children’s clothing and accessories through her business, Banannie Bands, joins Discover Lafayette to share her journey in breaking into the business world as a seamstress who produces heirloom items. Heather had a booth at the Junior league’s Christmas show, Tinsel & Treasures, in September, 2023. The […]

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