New services for cancer patients and survivors are being offered by the Miles Perret Cancer Services in Lafayette, which this evening will celebrate the opening a new wellness center. The grand opening will be held from 5-6:30 p.m. at the center located at 2130 Kaliste Saloom Road.
The MPCS wellness program offers several research-based programs including a cancer and cooking class, an exercise program for patients undergoing chemotherapy and small-group research with cancer patients. The center is open to anyone diagnosed with cancer, and services are free. MPCS has served more than 6,000 families since 2002; more than 1,200 families are currently receiving services through MPCS.
To find out more, call (800) 519-8748 or 984-1920.
Frank’s Casing Crew, now doing business as Frank’s International, will make its final appearance on ABiz’s list of the Top 50 Privately Held Companies in Acadiana this year, and once again, it will likely be at the top with more than $1 billion in annual revenues. The 75-year-old company specializing in tubular fabrication and installation services to the oil and gas industry plans to go public this year.
The defeat, or rather highjacking of House Bill 420 in the final days of this year's Legislative Session, say Reps. Vincent Pierre and Terry Landry, is the result of the propaganda spread by one unidentified local media outlet and an unnamed former state Representative, but nothing to do with the original legislation's lack of checks, balances or details.
He’s a singer. A songwriter. A piano man. A family man. He’s even got his own Wikipedia entry. He’s David Egan. And he knows ancient secrets about the monolithic stones of Stonehenge that he’s not willing to share.