Reinventing Communities Putting the “Opportunity ” in Opportunity Zone

February 6, 2019 8:00 am – 5:30 pmLocation: The U.S Department of Treasury has certified 150 census tracts in Louisiana low income urban and rural communities as Opportunity Zones. Bankers, community and economic development organizations, and government agencies from across the state will explore how the Opportunity Zone program can encourage private investments in small […]

Establishing a Brand Worth Following

March 21, 2019 12:00 pmLocation: Chamber Board room Marketing 101: “The Importance of establishing a Brand Worth Following!” March Lunch’n Learn at the Evangeline Chamber of Commerce includes Marketing insight to grow your business & lunch. RSVP at 337-363-1878 or email

Business, Branding, & Books!

March 27, 2019 4:30 pm – 5:30 pmLocation: Chamber Board room It’s not enough to clean up our town & open the doors of our businesses. Connecting to and understanding the needs of our customers is our goal which allows us to offer solutions to their problems. Service, Connection, and the Greater Good of All […]

Oil & Natural Gas Industry Day

May 1, 2019 12:30 pm – 4:00 pmLocation: A.Z. Young Park at the Louisiana State Capitol The oil and natural gas industry has brought unparalleled growth and economic opportunities to Louisiana. Join us at A.Z. Young Park in Baton Rouge to show your support for the state’s future and most important economic driver. At Industry […]

Small Business Capital Access Information Session

May 16, 2019 9:00 am – 12:00 pmLocation: LSUE Topic: Financing and Capital Please join us for this business event that will focus on access to capital and loan programs available to the small business community. We will have presentations from SBA, USDA, LSBDC at UL Lafayette, and area bankers focusing on the importance of […]

Financial Education Boot Camp

July 9, 2019 5:30 pm – 8:00 pmLocation: Ville Platte Library The Financial Fitness Boot Camp, a five week program meeting one night per week, helps individuals build assets by reducing debt, increasing savings and gaining financial confidence. Over the five weeks, participants will learn how to set realistic and attainable financial goals, develop and […]