Taste of the U grosses $52K for the UMMC Alliance
23rd annual Taste of the U was held on February 23, at the Jackson Medical Mall Thad Cochran Center and grossed $52,000 for the UMMC Alliance.
Taste 2013 Award Winners
Center for Excellence in Cardiovascular-Renal Research – Swamp PeopleOverall Showmanship First Runner Up:
School of Pharmacy – Krewe of Rx Overall Showmanship Second Runner Up:
School of Medicine Class of 2016 – Wizard of OzBest Taste
DIS – Scooby Doo and the Mystery MachineBest Presentation:
Batson Children’s Hospital Administration – Somewhere over the RainbowHeart Healthy:
Rehabilitation Services – Hawaiian HideawayPeople’s Choice:
DIS – Scooby Doo and the Mystery MachineChildren’s Choice:
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Photos from the Taste
Dr. Babbette LaMarca shows off a pineapple alligator at the Cardiovascular-Renal Research booth during the 23rd annual Taste of the U, which grossed $52,000 for the UMMC Alliance.
Dr. Ken Butler, left, of the MIND Center’s “Fiesta Flair” team, serves tasty treats to members of the Batson Children’s Hospital administration “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” team, from left, Driskell Duval, Wesley Smith and Sherri Smith. (Enlarge Photo
Taste Committee members Janet Crecink, left, and Jenny Mitchell, right, present aprons to Dr. Richard and Dr. Suzanne Miller in appreciation for being the 2013 Taste honorary chairs. (Enlarge Image
Taste Judges Byron Brown and Patty Roper deliberate.
Andrea Holder of internal audit’s “Taste Me to the Chapel” team, serves wedding-style favorites.
Todd Mangum of presenting sponsor BancorpSouth presents the Dr. Fine Swine trophy to the “Swamp People.” (Enlarge Photo
Stephen Lirette, a third-year pharmacy student, revels at his school’s Mardi Gras booth.
Elle Earl, 4, enjoys a cupcake from the Pastoral Services’ “Heavenly Bites” booth.
Viabhavi Mahajan and Elizabeth Johnson serve cuisine at the “Spices of India” table.