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The Swamp People booth from Taste of the U 2013
The Swamp People booth from Taste of the U 2013

Chefs, teams prepare for Taste of U 2014

Taste of the U 2014, the Medical Center’s extravaganza of food, theme music and costumes, is scheduled from 7-9 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22. Offices are encouraged to put together a team, pick a theme and a taste-portion menu, and sign up for the event - or simply help out as a volunteer.

Chef teams – call Melanie Lauderdale at 5-8319 or email;

Volunteers – call Kathy Webster at 4-6377 or email;

Questions – call Laura DiStefano at 4-4056 or email

To purchase advance-sale tickets, make a donation or become a sponsor, visit the Taste of the U section of the UMMC Alliance webpage at

The annual event at the Jackson Medical Mall Thad Cochran Center raises funds for the UMMC Alliance, a nonprofit organization that benefits Medical Center patients, families, students and facilities.