Acadiana Entrepreneur Group and the Opportunity Machine hosted the kick-off reception for the inaugural INNOV8 Lafayette at The Switch downtown. Movers and shakers gathered at the shared workspace facility to make connections and view some interactive and INNOV8ive demonstrations. Sponsors included Acme Taco, which provided a sampling of its tasty specialties, Schilling Distributing, MidSouth Bank and LEDA.
(1) Roxanne, Lauren and George Graham
(2) Aaron Hebert and Liz Webb
(3) Geoff Daily and George Graham
(4) Gerald Breaux and Vick Patel
(5) Bill Miller and Miro Mitrovic
(6) Brett Mellington, Stacey Fabre and Eric Trout
(7) Acme Taco provided food for the INNOV8 kick-off event
There will soon be a whole lot of shakin’ going on at Benny’s Sportshack Supplement Depot, a new concept by Opelousas native Benny Nele. Located at 2002 Johnston St., the supplement shop, smoothie bar and café, featuring hot off the press paninis and wraps, plans to open in late May.
Philip deMahy Sr., a once respected New Iberia ad exec, was sentenced May 2 to spend the next two years (he faced up to 100 years) in a state penitentiary after state and federal investigators found dozens of images depicting children engaged in lewd sexual acts on his personal computer.