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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...
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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...
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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

You Didn’t Know: Bobby Truitt

Bobby Truitt, a prominent lawyer based in Covington, LA, didn’t start out working in the small city that he finds himself in now. His career began in Metairie and New Orleans, and he eventually moved his business and his home to the Northshore area. His commitment to leaving the... Read More

Avoid Dehydration And Heat Stress

This week, we’ve been looking at various heat stress disorders that may affect us as the summer heat increases or lingers on into fall. During the hottest months of the year, we must all take precautions to make sure our bodies do not get overheated. Today we will talk... Read More