April 11, 2024

Terrebonne General Health System Announces the Opening of its Sleep Disorders Center

“Terrebonne General is excited to offer this level of comprehensive sleep care to the providers and patients of our region,” said Phyllis Peoples, President and CEO.  “Getting good quality sleep is so important for optimal health and we are looking forward to expanding these services to meet the growing needs of our community.” 
April 10, 2024

Bayou Region’s Economic Leader Vic Lafont to retire, Christy Zeringue to become next SLEC CEO

The South Louisiana Economic Council (SLEC) is preparing for a leadership transition as Vic Lafont, the long-standing CEO who has led the council through more than three decades of growth and challenges, announces his retirement at the end of 2024. Christy Zeringue, currently serving as the Chief Operating Officer, will succeed Lafont as CEO, heralding a new era for the council and economic development in the Bayou Region.
April 10, 2024

Jerry Knight Named Vice President of Project Services at PES, a Danos Company

"Jerry's appointment reflects our commitment to strengthening our leadership team with industry veterans who deeply understand our customers' needs,” said Paul Danos, CEO of Danos Group Holdings. “His proven track record of success and dedication to operational excellence and employee development make him the ideal candidate to help lead the PES team."
April 9, 2024

LaToya Turner appointed to The Office of Women’s Health and Community Health Advisory Board

“We are immensely proud of LaToya’s achievement and confident that her expertise will drive impactful initiatives, shaping policies and programs that uplift women across our state,” said Phyllis Peoples, President and CEO. 
April 8, 2024

LED Rural Entrepreneurship Initiative now accepting applications

With the unique challenges rural entrepreneurs face, program participants will be able to identify what scaling means for both their companies and their communities. They will then move on to develop and refine their business strategy and will be connected to the right tools and expertise to execute the strategy.
April 8, 2024

Local businesses honored with LWCC Excellence in Workplace Safety 2023 Safest 70 Awards

Established in 2008, the Safest 70 Awards serve as a testament to LWCC’s ongoing dedication to promoting safety excellence across the state. By recognizing policyholders who prioritize the wellbeing of their workforce, LWCC aims to foster a culture of safety that benefits employees, businesses, and communities alike.
April 8, 2024

Louisiana Main Street offers Main Street Restoration Grant Opportunity — Apply Today

Louisiana Main Street is soliciting grant applications to assist with building restoration projects on historic commercial structures located within designated Main Street districts. This grant opportunity provides grants ranging from $2,500 to $10,000.
April 8, 2024

New Cardiovascular Horizons Conference celebrates 25 years

“New Cardiovascular Horizons provides an educational format on the latest in cardiovascular medicine and the treatment of cardiovascular diseases, not only for what’s happening in our country, but what’s happening around the world,” said Dr. Craig M. Walker, conference founder and interventional cardiologist, and founder of cardiology practice, Cardiovascular Institute of the South.