Brenda Foulcard

With great passion and conviction, SMILE Interim Executive Director Brenda Foulcard has been busy continuing the National Community Action Promise: “Community Action changes people’s lives and embodies the spirit of hope, improves communities,and makes America a better place to live. We care about the entire community, and we are dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other.”


Our Staff

Jan Swift 
Executive Director

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Welcome To Upper Lafayette

Upper Lafayette Economic Development Foundation is an association of proactive individuals and business leaders, joined together to be a catalyst for change. The Foundation’s mission is to enhance and direct the positive, planned growth of Upper Lafayette, focusing on quality of life, while participating in the overall development of the Greater Lafayette Metropolitan Area.

Headlines from Upper Lafayette

  The Cajundome Convention Center was the site for the 20th annual LEDA job fair where over a 111 employers...
A former ice arena along Interstate 49 is about to be transformed over the next year to become the city’s first...
Network planned to link French-speaking communities in North America RICHARD BURGESS| RBURGESS@THEADVOCATE.COM...
By Richard Burgess, Imagine strolling downtown on a wide sidewalk along Main Street under the...

Upcoming Events

Please join us at our upcoming luncheon on May 21, 11:30 a.m to 1:00 p.m. at the LITE Center, 537 Cajundome Blvd., for...