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Lafayette General Honors Local Heroes at Annual Gala

Jan 10, 2018 09:30AM ● By Staff Writer

The Lafayette General Foundation held its seventh annual gala in Parc Lafayette, where it honored heroic people and organizations in Acadiana healthcare for their continued service to the community.

More than 600 physicians, healthcare workers, and local business leaders attended the sold-out event to show their support for the philanthropic branch of Lafayette General Health.

Employees honored included the Emergency Department at Abrom Kaplan Memorial Hospital; Cancer Center of Acadiana at Acadia General Hospital; Road To Good Health program at St. Martin Hospital; Urgent Care Clinic at University Hospital and Clinics; and CATALYS Precision Laser System team at Oil Center Surgical Plaza.

LHC Group received the Corporate Hero award for delivering quality services and aligning its commercial objectives to achieve a positive and lasting impact. Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency and Southern Eye Bank received the Community Heroes award. Milton Jolivette, Jr., M.D., received the Caregiver award for demonstrating positive clinical outcomes and high patient satisfaction, which is reflected in testimonials from patients, peers, and administrators.

Cian Robinson, Executive, LGF executive director, honored its presenting sponsors - The Lemoine

Company and Cox Business. The gala, along with other donors, raised more than $440,000 for Lafayette General Foundation.