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25 Years of Employment

July 6th, 2016 | General

Arc of Acadiana would like to thank Annette Lee and Bertha Wright on their 25 years of employment with us! This commitment to our organization allows us to continue to meet the needs of those with disabilities.

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Arc of Acadiana Resale Store Grand Opening in New Iberia

March 18th, 2014 | Press Releases

(Lafayette, La.) —  On Wednesday, March 12, Arc of Acadiana held a ribbon cutting to commemorate the grand opening of its newly constructed 7,500 square foot resale store and donation center located at 1845 Main Street in New Iberia. Arc of Acadiana CEO Kenny Patton says, “We are extremely excited to open this resale store in

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Grand Opening of Multipurpose Building on Eraste Landry Road

October 29th, 2013 | Press Releases

(Lafayette, La). –– The Arc of Acadiana, a nonprofit organization committed to the promotion and protection of the rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony on October 24 to commemorate the grand opening of its new 12,000-square-foot facility on Eraste Landry Road in Lafayette. This new building will centralize all

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Arc of Acadiana Northwest Ribbon Cutting and Open House

April 15th, 2013 | Press Releases

(Lafayette, La.) —  On Thursday, April 18, Arc of Acadiana Northwest held a ribbon cutting for the grand opening of its Northwest location (formerly Northwest Supports and Services Center) in Bossier City. Arc representatives welcomed guests, giving a brief history of Arc of Acadiana and the Northwest facility, and concluded with guided tours of the

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The Arc of Acadiana and Lafayette Auto Dealer Association Announce Bead Drive

January 31st, 2013 | Press Releases

(Lafayette, La.) —The Arc of Acadiana, along with the Lafayette Auto Dealer Association (LADA), is pleased to announce this year’s Mardi Gras Bead Drive to help the developmentally and intellectually disabled in the community. The campaign will kick off February 6 and continue through March 20. Marked boxes for bead drop-off will be available at

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The Arc of Acadiana Breaks Ground on New Lafayette Facility

November 5th, 2012 | Press Releases

(Lafayette, La.) — The Arc of Acadiana, a non-profit organization committed to the promotion and protection of the rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, recently broke ground on a new 12,000 square-foot facility on Eraste Landry Road in Lafayette. When completed in the spring of 2013, this new location will centralize all of

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The Arc of Acadiana Hires Human Resources Director

August 1st, 2013 | Press Releases

(Lafayette, La.) — The Arc of Acadiana, a nonprofit organization committed to the promotion and protection of the rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, is very pleased to announce the addition of Hope Leedom as the organization’s human resources director. “We are tremendously excited to have Hope join our team,” said Arc COO

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The Arc of Acadiana to Hold Annual Membership Banquet – Keynote Speaker is National Down Syndrome Congress President Jim Faber

May 8th, 2013 | Press Releases

(Lafayette, La.) — The Arc of Acadiana, a nonprofit organization committed to the promotion and protection of the rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, will hold its Annual Membership Banquet on Thursday, May 23. National Down Syndrome Congress President Jim Faber will speak to the group about the limitless possibilities of people with

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Arc of Acadiana Northwest Announces Opening of Resale Stores and the Gardens Northwest

May 6th, 2013 | Press Releases

(Bossier City, La.) – Arc of Acadiana Northwest announces the opening of seven resale stores and a nursery and plant pottery business, The Gardens Northwest. All seven resale stores and The Gardens Northwest are located at the Arc of Acadiana Northwest campus on 5401 Shed Road. The resale stores are open Monday through Friday from

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Arc of Acadiana’s 2013 Mardi Gras Bead Drive – Letter to the Editor

March 26th, 2012 | Press Releases

The Arc of Acadiana’s 2013 Mardi Gras Bead Drive was a remarkable success, and we couldn’t have done it without the generous support of the community and our partner, the Lafayette Auto Dealers Association (LADA). The Arc of Acadiana would like to thank LADA President Paul Stroderd and all the participating Lafayette car dealerships for

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