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Women Making A Difference 2016

06/03/2016 08:00AM ● Published by Christy Quebedeaux

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By Shanna Perkins & Anne Minvielle  |  Photos by Fusion Photography

     It takes a unique accumulation of individuals to create a community as diverse and tight knit as Acadiana. This month, we celebrate the women who give of themselves to make sure every member of the region is cared for and that Acadiana continues to grow and progress. This serves as the 13th Annual Women Making A Difference feature. Each year, the honorees prove that they are perpetuating the gracious and giving nature exhibited by those honored the pervious year. Our 8 honorees are a potpourri of humanitarians, philanthropists, do gooders, movers and shakers. Their paths are varied. But their end goals are the same – to create a strong and progressive community to be upheld for years to come. 


Jane Braud

Planning & Zoning Director


Lauren Lamperez 

St. Edward School PTO President 


Marlene Jean King 

Originator Of The Happiness Injection Project


 

Charlene Guillot

Our Lady Of Perpetual Help Volunteer


Ezora J. Proctor, Ph.D. 

Community Organizer & Activist 


Ashley E. Philen

Founder Of Love Louisiana, LLC


Karen Juneau

Sky’s The Limit Of Acadiana Founder


Jennie Lallande

Co-Owner And Co-Manager Of Iberia Community Garden 








In Print, Life+Leisure Acadiana LifeStyle Women Making a Difference Jane Braud Lauren Lamperez Marlene Jean King Charlene Guillot Ezora J. Proctor, Ph.D. Ashley E. Philen Karen Juneau Jennie Lallande

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