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Acadiana Profile names Lake Charles City of the Year

Last Modified: Saturday, November 02, 2013 5:36 PM

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Acadiana Profile named Lake Charles “City of the Year” at its 45th anniversary celebration in October.

In February, the publication ran a story titled “Lake Charles: City of the Year” by Laura Claverie, a writer the Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau hosted in 2012 on a culinary press tour.

The article focused on what makes the area successful on a leadership level, and how important community partnerships can be when moving a community toward a brighter future.

“Lake Charles is a city that faced its future, came up with a plan and successfully put it into action,” said Errol Laborde, editor in chief of Acadiana Profile.

“Because of this staggering industrial growth, while retaining a good quality of life, Acadiana Profile magazine named Lake Charles its City of the Year.”

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