UMMC's annual 'Taste of the U' fund-raising event Feb. 19Published on Tuesday, December 28, 2010 Published in Press Releases on December 28, 2010 (PDF)Good food and good times for a good cause is what the 21st annual Taste of the U is all about. The UMMC Alliance's largest fund-raising event is set for Saturday, Feb. 19, from 7-10 p.m. at the Jackson Medical Mall Thad Cochran Center.Proceeds support many special projects at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, including patients' needs, a pediatric community outreach program and an appearance room for cancer patients. The 2011 Taste of the U is a cooking competition that features a wide variety of cuisine from UMMC employees. The event also includes entertainment by Hunter Gibson and the Gators. Tickets are $25 for general admission, $15 for students, and $5 for children under the age of 12. Reserve your tickets now by calling (601) 815-1133.