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Glitz, Glamour, and Good Times: Jennifer Vu of Firefly Ambiance

It seems like no matter what time of the year it is there’s a party going on somewhere in south Louisiana. From festivals to weddings to championship sports matches, there’s always a reason to get together and celebrate. LCI’s member Firefly Ambiance helps make those thousands of events fabulous...
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Take 5: Katie Elder

Katie Elder, Customer Service Representative Katie is LCI’s first line of communication, responsible for welcoming you to the office, directing calls, and taking payments. She has been cited on several occasions for her outstanding work speaking to members, agents, and vendors. A native of Mobile, Alabama, Katie first moved...
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In Her Soul Kitchen: Nicole Mackie of Ma Momma’s House of Cornbread, Chicken & Waffles

New Orleans is a top destination for those seeking exotic, rich, and wonderful food; cuisine is one of the main reasons that people say they want to visit the city. Our famous culinary traditions that were formed over hundreds of years have been handed down from generation to generation...
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Employee Spotlight: Stephanie Whipple

Position: Claims Service Representative Hometown: Kenner, LA, now living in Mandeville Q. Where did you grow up? What was the best part about growing up there? A. I grew up In Kenner, La, and the best part of growing up there was being able to play outside with friends...
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You Didn’t Know: Colin Casey

Colin Casey, the owner of LGD Lawn & Landscape built his successful business from the grass up, but it was only at the urging of several people in his life that made him decide to take LGD to the next level by quitting his day job and putting all... Read More

Growing A Green Thumb – Colin Casey of LGD Lawn and Landscape

One of the most striking features of the Lakeview neighborhood of New Orleans is the greenery. Lakeview offers its residents a variety of tall trees, lush yards, and wide, grassy neutral grounds to enjoy. However, all of that plant life doesn’t maintain itself. That’s where LGD Lawn and Landscape... Read More

LCI Presents The WYES Louisiana Hayride

LCI staffers, family, and friends had a ball at the WYES Louisiana Hayride fundraiser for local public television! The immaculate home that hosted the event was located on the Lake Pontchartrain in Mandeville, LA, and it allowed the guests to watch the sunset beyond the lake. We are happy... Read More

Take 5: Raychelle Bordelon

Raychelle Bordelon, Underwriter Raychelle joined LCI in 2007 after working with a New Orleans-based insurance provider as an Underwriting Assistant. She graduated from Chalmette High School and attended the University of New Orleans. Since joining LCI, she has received her P&C License and CWCP Designation. Raychelle is a member... Read More

You Didn’t Know: Sven Vorkauf

Sven Vorkauf, the owner of LCI’s member Bratz Y’all, has found success in the restaurant business several times in his life. These successes have afforded him the opportunity to travel the world to learn about food traditions in many exotic countries. Sven was in The Philippines when he was... Read More

Berliner in New Orleans: Sven Vorkauf of Bratz Y’all

When people think about the world-famous cuisine of New Orleans, Creole dishes like gumbo, etouffee, and chargrilled oysters are probably the first things that come to mind. The truth is that New Orleans cuisine was cultivated from many different cultures living, working, and eating together. Waves of immigrants from... Read More