What We’re Doing Right Now

We have a number of great events and opportunities going on right now. A few of them are below and the rest are still shrouded in awesome secretness. Want to get in on what’s coming up next? Drop us a line if you’re interested in any of the board areas below and we’ll be more than happy to save you a seat at the table!

Coffee with Series

exclusively engages members with a different civic leader each month, in a candid, coffee-fueled discussion; Seating is limited and conversations are often enlightening, if not exciting.

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Recover Acadiana

Whether we’re cleaning the streets or planting trees, this sub-committee quite literally gets their hands dirty (or full of paint) on a quarterly basis and invites the membership to join in the fun.

1-49 Task Force

As our community embarks on the largest infrastructure investment in history, The705 is taking an active role in the planning of the 5.5 mile I-49 Lafayette Connector with DOTD and working with local government on the areas and neighborhoods immediately adjacent to help ensure that we work toward the best project possible.

Mentor Program

Small-group pairings of members and members of Acadiana’s “inner circle” – mentors are representative leaders in business, civic world, and community. This successful program has yielded countless opportunities for participants on both sides of the mentoring!

Success Series

An informational luncheon where members learn a skill that can be immediately implemented in their professional life. This series helps members reflect on their development as an individual, citizen, and business person.

20 Under 40 young leaders award

not your father’s award ceremony, this event is the event of the year. Cool venues, inventive entertainment and 20 amazing young people recognized are this event’s hallmarks.

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