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2014-01-23 23:00:41

The Upper Lafayette Economic Development Foundation honored the Acadian Companies at their fourth annual Honoring Upper Lafayette Success Stories luncheon yesterday. The award was accepted by Richard Zuschlag, Acadian CEO and chairman. (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 The Upper Lafayette Economic Development Foundation honored the Acadian Companies at their fourth annual Honoring Upper Lafayette Success Stories luncheon yesterday. The award was accepted by Richard Zuschlag, Acadian CEO and...

2014-01-14 23:02:20

The Louisiana State Police surprised Acadian Ambulance and Air Med with their elite Distinguished Service Award. The award is bestowed upon entities that are friends and comrades of the LSP and go above and beyond in serving their communities. (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 The Louisiana State Police have awarded Acadian Ambulance and Air Med with their elite Distinguished Service Award. The award is bestowed upon entities that are friends and comrades of the LSP and go above and beyond in...

2013-11-20 23:01:23

An Acadian Ambulance medic received a Purple Heart medal last week at a ceremony at the Louisiana National Guard’s Camp Beauregard in Pineville. (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 An Acadian Ambulance medic received a Purple Heart medal last week at a ceremony at the Louisiana National Guard’s Camp Beauregard in Pineville. Spc. Williams Hernandez is an EMT-Basic in Gretna, La., for Acadian’s Orleans operations and has been with the Louisiana Army National Guard since 2010. He says he decided...

2013-09-18 23:24:03

Inc. magazine ranked Acadian number 4541 on its seventh annual Inc. 500|5000 list, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest growing private companies. (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Inc. magazine ranked Acadian number 4541 on its seventh annual Inc. 500|5000 list, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. “The fact that...

2013-09-05 23:02:11

Acadian Ambulance Service has expanded its New Orleans operations with the acquisition of Care Ambulance. (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 Acadian Ambulance Service has expanded its New Orleans operations with the acquisition of Care Ambulance. The transition was completed on September 4th. There will be no interruption in service. Based in Harvey, Care Ambulance provides emergency and non-emergency medical transportation in Orleans and Jefferson parishes. The company has 30 full-time...

2013-07-24 23:02:16

A decade of education and growth was celebrated Wednesday, July 24, at the tenth anniversary of the National EMS Academy (NEMSA) in Lafayette, La. With seven campuses in Louisiana and two in Texas, the Academy has trained almost 2 percent of all newly nationally registered paramedics in the nation and has produced 3,428 EMTs and 1,490 paramedics since 2003. Lafayette, LA (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 A decade of education and growth was celebrated Wednesday, July 24, at the tenth anniversary of...

2013-07-03 23:01:11

Acadian submitted candidacy to three categories and took home awards for all three. (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 Acadian Ambulance and some of their team members were honored at an awards luncheon at Paragon Casino in Marksville, LA. The luncheon was held in the middle of The Louisiana Association of Nationally Registered Emergency Medical Technicians and the Louisiana Ambulance Alliance’ s three-day educational conference. The conference was titled to correlate with this year’s National...

2013-07-02 23:01:18

Acadian hosted the Department of Health and Hospitals for their regional disaster training. (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 In preparation for the Atlantic hurricane season, which began June 1st, Acadian’s North University Campus hosted the Department of Health and Hospitals for their regional disaster training. Over 200 DHH employees were briefed by DHH emergency preparedness officials on Louisiana’s most current emergency preparedness plans, which help emergency responders prepare for not...

2013-06-27 23:16:53

Acadian Ambulance and Air Med assisted the Junior League of Lafayette with their annual “No Fear No Future” project. (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Acadian Ambulance and Air Med assisted the Junior League of Lafayette, La., with their annual “No Fear No Future” project. This year marked the 10th anniversary of the two-day, school-based project that promotes responsible decision making to high school students by demonstrating the realization of the dangers associated with distracted or...

2013-05-24 23:23:11

Acadian honors its best of the best. (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Former United States Vice President Dick Cheney served as the keynote speaker for Acadian's annual Paramedic Luncheon. In front of 1,500 guests yesterday at the Lafayette Convention Center, Cheney praised Acadian's medics, saying, "I am delighted to be here to have the opportunity to participate in awarding the Paramedic of the Year Award. I think it's a tremendous recognition; I know there is a lot of competition within a company...


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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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