Thursday, September 16, 2010 11:45 a.m. River Oaks Catering & Event Center
Each Year ABiz profiles up to 10 women who are currently involved in their professions (business, politics, education, non-profits and other professionals) plus a small group of Trailblazers who are retired or semi-retired and helped pave the way for succeeding generations of women to achieve their career goals. This is the 13th year for this inspiring event that attracts more than 350 women each year. It is the premier event for women of influence in Acadiana. Nominations for this year’s awards maybe submitted by e-mail to
. Please include WWMB Award in the subject line. Submit via FAX to 337.983.0150 or by mail to 551 Jefferson Street, Lafayette, LA 70501.
David Calhoun and Elizabeth “EB” Brooks are the first two employees of Lafayette Central Park Inc., the nonprofit charged with turning Lafayette Consolidated Government’s 100-acre Johnston Street Horse Farm property into a passive public park. Calhoun was named executive director, and Brooks is director of planning and design.
Is it a crime for citizens to photograph, video, or take notes of a police officer in the line of duty, or a right protected by the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution? Locally, such activity, as witnessed recently, will at the very least result in a night spent behind bars.
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.