Bailey Bobbitt – Co-Founder of American Petrolog and Former Professional Boxer

Bailey Bobbitt, Vice-President and founding member of American Petrolog joins Discover Lafayette to share his story of entrepreneurship. American Petrolog’s focus of providing safe transportation and world-class customer service has made the company an industry-recognized leading provider of logistics services to the chemical industry. The interesting thing about Bailey Bobbitt was that he was also […]

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Wilson Savoy – Grammy-Winning Musician Sharing His Love of Cajun Music

Wilson Savoy, Grammy-winning accordionist, keyboard player, fiddler and singer joins Discover Lafayette to share his life’s musical journey. Wilson hails from the renowned musical family, the Savoy Family Cajun Band.  He plays with The Pine Leaf Boys and performs solo as Sweet Willy Allen.  Wilson co-owns the Hideaway on Lee in downtown Lafayette and Hideaway Hall, […]

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Dr. Nichole Stanford – UL Professor of English on Teaching Kids Respectful Negotiation Skills

Dr. Nichole Stanford and Jan Swift at taping of Discover Lafayette

Dr. Nichole Stanford, English professor at UL – Lafayette and Director of the Writing Center on campus, joins Discover Lafayette to discuss her work on teaching kids to learn how to dissent productively. By learning respectful negotiation, children can learn how to participate in society in a way that is a win-win for all. What […]

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Lafayette Parish Clerk of Court Louis Perret

Lafayette Parish Clerk of Court, Louis J. Perret, has served our community for 23 years, having been elected to serve on November 20, 1999. The clerk of court oversees the central repository of official records ranging from real estate sales and mortgage deeds, civil lawsuits, successions, adoptions, felony criminal charges, and much more.  They help […]

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Brett Bayards Shares Success of Kiwanis Club of Lafayette’s Rewards for Reading Program

Brett Bayard of Kiwanis Club of Lafayette with Jan Swift at taping of Discover Lafayette

Brett Bayard of the Kiwanis Club of Lafayette joins Discover Lafayette to discuss the Rewards for Reading Program. Since 2021, the Kiwanis Club of Lafayette has partnered with the Lafayette Parish Public School System and 24 of our parish Elementary Schools to offer the Reading for Rewards Program. This year, the program has expanded to […]

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