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Date Event Details
12/19/2019 05:30 PM - 07:00 PM CST
  • Free

Lafayette, LA
Come celebrate with the705 to close out 2019 with desserts and a White Elephant Gift Exchange!
12/11/2019 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM CST
  • Free

We will be skating during public skate hours (6-8) at the group rate of $8 a person and will also provide meal deals for $2 (2 slices of pizza and a small drink). The705 is paying for all who attend.
12/07/2019 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM CST
  • Free

Lafayette, LA
11/24/2019 04:30 PM - 06:30 PM CST
  • Free

Lafayette, LA
11/21/2019 05:30 PM - 07:00 PM CST
  • Free

-Anita Begnaud will talk about downtown, and bring us to some of the new places
-Dr. Michael Martin, a history professor ( wrote a book on the history of Lafayette) will join us with a 20-30 minute history of Lafayette/downtown
11/20/2019 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM CST
  • Free

Broussard
11/13/2019 05:30 PM - 07:30 PM CST
  • Free

Come join us for drinks and networking at Tiniball inside Rock 'n' Bowl. Your first drink is on us!

Stick around for the Innovate South VIP kickoff party. Innovate South is a 3-day series of networking events, panel discussions, pitch competitions and keynotes that promote innovation in Acadiana.
11/06/2019 07:30 AM - 08:30 AM CST
  • Free

Over 4,500 employees and multiple campuses such as the flagship LGMC, specialty hospitals, and State partner UHC. Most recently they have announced a merger with Ochsner Health! Come stay informed about one of our greatest assets in our region.
10/26/2019 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM CST
  • $15.00

Lafayette, LA
Introducing Seven-O-Fit! Periodic gatherings to help 705ers stay in shape!
Our first edition will include tennis lessons with Lafayette Junior and Adult Tennis at Thomas Park.
10/21/2019 08:00 AM - 11/05/2019 11:55 PM CST
  • Free

10/17/2019 05:30 PM - 07:30 PM CST
  • Free

Experts Dr. Taneicea Mallery, Executive Director of Strategic Initiatives & Chief Diversity Officer at UL Lafayette, and Michelle Bergeron, Development Director at the Refinery Mission, will give presentations
10/02/2019 07:30 AM - 08:30 AM CST
  • Free

Louis Perret, Lafayette Parish Clerk of Court, will join us to discuss the upcoming local and state elections on October 12. As a member of Lafayette's transition team, he will also provide insight into the process of splitting the councils
09/26/2019 05:30 PM - 07:00 PM CST
  • Free

Lafayette, LA
Join us as we learn all about Advancial. At this meeting you will hear about the services Advancial offers, and how becoming a member can benefit you.
09/25/2019 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM CST
  • Free

Broussard
Destin will present on the Business Model Canvas, a concept that allows you to describe and think through the business model of your organization, your competitors, or any other enterprise.
09/22/2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM CST
  • Free

09/22/2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM CST
  • Free

Lafayette, LA
The705 | Embrace A Space | Acadiana Park Cleanup (Kid-Friendly Event!)
09/11/2019 05:30 PM - 07:00 PM CST
  • Free

Wine tasting hosted by Sami Parbhoo of Select Wines at Jefferson Street Pub. *Registration required and capped at 30 for the wine tasting. Others welcome to attend JSP will have drinks available for purchase.
09/04/2019 07:30 AM - 08:30 AM CST
  • Free

08/22/2019 05:30 PM - 07:00 PM CST
  • Free

Lafayette, LA
Come tour Award Master and see that they are not just awards! Owners, Sarah and Adam Lopez, will be giving us a guided tour and have on site demonstrations of all that is available.
08/14/2019 05:30 PM - 07:00 PM CST
  • Free

Join us and our friends at One Acadiana for a "sweatworking" class at GoodWolf Power Yoga! Network while you work up a sweat! After class, we'll head to Agave for a post-workout drink.
Yoga will be provided by the705. Drinks for purchase at Agave.
08/07/2019 07:30 AM - 08:30 AM CST
  • Free

Have coffee with The705 as we learn about the work that Conversation Starters has been doing across Acadiana.
07/31/2019 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM CST
  • Free

Broussard
Join Rodney Hess for tips on creating meaningful content and connections with coworkers, clients and colleagues on the platform, as well as features for sprucing up your personal profile, managing your business' LinkedIn page and sponsoring content.
07/18/2019 05:30 PM - 07:00 PM CST
  • Free

Speed Networking in back room at Dat dog - Will provide 2 drink tickets to members
07/03/2019 07:30 AM - 08:30 AM CST
  • Free

Join us as we meet with three different chambers from around Acadiana. We'll have a round table discussion with the Greater Southwest Louisiana Black Chamber of Commerce, the Asian Chamber of Commerce, and the Women's Chamber of Commerce.
06/20/2019 05:30 PM - 07:00 PM CST
  • Free

Join us for a free drink and presentation from Destin Ortego, director at The Opportunity Machine, a business incubator that helps start-ups like Waitr grow. Destin will tell us about OM's services and future plans - including a move downtown.
06/13/2019 05:30 PM - 07:30 PM CST
  • Free

Joint Social with the Young Lawyers Group
06/05/2019 07:30 AM - 08:30 AM CST
  • Free

Arts play a very important role in Acadiana. June us as we hang out with Sam Oliver, Executive Director of the Acadiana Center for the Arts.
05/29/2019 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM CST
  • Free

Speaker will be Nate Moore speaking on the topic "Transforming Into Your Best Self to Attract the Success You Want" This will be held at Fezzo's on Wednesday, May 29th, 11:30am- 1:00pm.
6701 Ambassador Caffrey Parkway, Broussasrd, LA 70518
05/17/2019 05:30 PM - 08:30 PM CST
  • Free

Join the705 for the last 2 events of the DTA spring season! Honey Island Swamp Bands will be playing.
05/16/2019 05:30 PM - 07:00 PM CST
  • Free

Join us in welcoming the 54th Lieutenant Governor of the state of Louisiana, Billy Nungesser!
05/10/2019 05:30 PM - 08:30 PM CST
  • Free

Join the705 for the last 2 events of the DTA spring season! George Porter, Jr. & the Runnin' Pardners will be playing.
05/08/2019 05:30 PM - 07:00 PM CST
  • Free

Join us at Lafayette's newest live music venue, the Pearl. Chad Murray, Realtor will be sponsoring the event, and speaking briefly about his new career in real estate and all that he offers. Following Chad's pitch will be comedian Josh Watts.
05/04/2019 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM CST
  • Free

Carencro, LA
05/01/2019 07:30 AM - 08:30 AM CST
  • Free

If not already, now is the time to become civically engaged! You don't want to miss this off the record discussion with Lafayette Mayor-President Joel Robideaux.
04/30/2019 05:30 PM - 07:00 PM CST
  • Free

Lafayette, LA
04/27/2019 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM CST
  • Free

Lafayette, LA
04/17/2019 05:30 PM - 07:00 PM CST
  • Free

Join us for our monthly membership meeting at the Lafayette Community Musical Instrument Library, the South's only library where you can check out musical instruments with a library card!
04/10/2019 05:30 PM - 07:00 PM CST
  • Free

April social at the Biergarten. We'll have drink tickets -- 1 per person!
04/06/2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM CST
  • Free

Volunteer with The705 for Trash Bash 2019 (Non-Members Welcome)
04/03/2019 07:30 AM - 08:30 AM CST
  • Free

Join The705 as we have coffee with Anita Begnaud, CEO of the Downtown Development Authority. Hear about the progress happening downtown as well as the challenges and opportunities that exist.
03/30/2019 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM CST
  • Free

Lafayette, LA
The705 members are invited to a private tour of Randon's Place at Healing House where we will learn the vital part of the care and support provided to grieving children and their families at Healing House. In this special opportunity, members will walk through Randon's Place at Healing House, which serves as the new "home for hope," and receive a first-hand look at how the support group program is structured.
Come by and learn how to be involved with spreading hope in our community.
03/27/2019 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM CST
  • Free

Speakers will be Justin Doucet with GMFS Mortgage and Justin Leger with Maison Title. They will combine for a Homebuyer Seminar and Credit Overview.
03/21/2019 07:30 AM - 05:00 PM CST
  • Free

Join president-elect Melissa Llewellyn as she speak about Impostor Syndrome at UL's Women's Leadership Conference. Members April Courville and Skyra Rideaux will also be speaking.
03/21/2019 05:30 AM - 06:45 PM CST
  • Free

Join us at Moncus Park for our monthly meeting. Elizabeth E.B. Brooks, Executive Director of Moncus Park will give us a tour and latest updates for the Park. Please wear shoes appropriate for walking.
03/18/2019 05:30 PM - 07:00 PM CST
  • Free

Lafayette, LA
03/16/2019 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM CST
  • Free

MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN OUR "SPARE" TIME
03/13/2019 05:30 PM - 07:30 PM CST
  • Free

March Monthly Social at Grouse Room. Appetizers provided. Drinks available for purchase.
03/13/2019 07:30 AM - 08:30 AM CST
  • Free

Join The 705 as we hang out with Dr. Jamie Hebert, provost and vice president for Academic Affairs. We will learn about the great things that are happening at our local university.
02/27/2019 01:00 AM - 03/14/2019 11:55 PM CST
  • $60.00

You've heard about it, now come be a part of it. The705 Mentor Program brings you another great group of Community Leaders, Activist, Professionals, and all-around Go-Getters to mentor you on your path to success. Sign up 2/27-3/13. Event cost $60.
02/23/2019 05:30 PM - 07:30 PM CST
  • Free

Lafayette, LA
02/21/2019 05:30 PM - 07:00 PM CST
  • Free

Come out and meet your 2019 Mentors before singing up for the program!
02/13/2019 05:30 PM - 07:00 PM CST
  • Free

Join us for FREE jumping at Sky Zone! We'll pay for your ticket, all you have to do is show up and let loose.

Open to both members and those interested in joining, monthly socials are intended to be a casual place to mingle and learn about The705.
02/07/2019 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM CST
  • Free

Join The 705 Civic Committee at our first planning meeting of 2019.
02/06/2019 07:30 AM - 08:30 AM CST
  • Free

02/02/2019 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM CST
  • Free

The Eyes of the Sun Mural Project has invited The705 members to help them design one of the most culturally impactful murals in the city of Lafayette.
01/30/2019 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM CST
  • Free

Broussard, LA
Speaker will be Industrial Psychologist, Brent Henley. He will be speaking on the power of relationships and the laws of human reciprocity.
01/28/2019 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM CST
  • Free

Lafayette, LA
The705 Philanthropy Committee will hold its first meeting of the year on Wednesday, January 28th at 6pm at The Glenn Armentor Law Corporation in Lafayette. All members are welcome to attend.
01/23/2019 01:00 AM - 11:55 PM CST
  • Free

As families affected by the historic government shutdown approach their second pay period without a paycheck, the705 is partnering with Second Harvest Food Bank from now to January 31st to help fill the meal gap for the neighbors in our community
01/17/2019 05:30 PM - 07:30 PM CST
  • Free

Speaker: Candace Gullota-Haggart
Agenda: Updates on Festival and ways the community can support the event.
01/09/2019 05:30 PM - 07:30 PM CST
  • Free

This will be the first social of the year. The agenda includes board intros. We will provide food for members
01/09/2019 07:30 AM - 08:30 AM CST
  • Free

Kick off your 2019 by being civically engaged. You don't want to miss this off the record discussion with Lafayette Mayor-President Joel Robideaux.
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