About the Organization
Lafayette General Health (LGH) is Acadianas largest non-profit, community-owned regional health system committed to always delivering excellence. The system has over 4,000 employees, serving the south-central region of Louisiana by aligning with facilities across Acadiana. LGH is a founding member of the Ochsner Health Network.
About the Community
The Joie de Vivre of Lafayette, Louisiana
With an estimated 235,000+ population, the centrally located parish (county) of Lafayette serves as an economic center of Louisiana. The region's legendary joie de vivre and Cajun and Creole cultures are known around the globe, creating a unique environment for work and play. And Lafayette is home to a world-class workforce, an integrated transportation network, a diversified business base, preeminent high-tech infrastructure and a metropolitan appeal.
Lafayette is a city well acquainted with happiness; as we celebrate with a joie de vie in both work and play. From Festival International de Louisiane the largest free, outdoor Francophone event in the U.S. to Bach Lunch, Downtown Alive!, ArtWalk and Rhythms on the River, free community events are offered year-round to satisfy our citys culture lovers. With all the food, music, entertainment and art you can imagine, you will quickly find yourself immersed in Cajun and Creole culture. You will be ready to laissez les bons temps rouler in no time!
Silicon Bayou aka Lafayette, Louisiana is the best kept secret reservoir of innovation mojo in America
Todd Park, Chief Technology Officer for the United States
Lafayette, Louisiana named the happiest city in the U.S.
National Bureau of Economic Research
Lafayette, Louisiana name one of the Top 100 Places to Live for two years in a row
Lafayette, Louisiana named #1 Best Mid-Size Cities for Jobs
Lafayette, Louisiana crowned the Tastiest City in the South