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WVEC newsman Joe Flanagan and his wife Cindy Flanagan will be celebrity judges at Old Dominion University President Roseann Runte's annual "Just Desserts" contest, to be held at noon Monday, June 18, in the front lobby of Webb Center.

The event is open to faculty, staff, students and friends of the university.

Prizes will be awarded in the following categories:
Family Secret - inventive family twists on traditional recipes;
Chocoholics Delight - all things chocolate;
Desserts With Appeal - using any type of fruit;
Southern Comfort - representing the richest memories of the South; and
A Beauty to Behold - for those glamorous creations that look too good to eat. Architectural feats welcome.

Everyone is invited to sample, taste, and submit scorecards to assist judges, who will also include:

Lucia Ball, distance learning
Rita Brown, institutional advancement
Etta Henry, materiel management
Austin Jersild, department of history
Harvey Logan, facilities management
Luna Magpili, office of research
Rick Massey, development office
Phillip Prewitt, director of catering
Kathy Williamson, human resources
Blaine Taylor, ODU men's basketball coach
Don Rockwell, owner of the Boar's Nest restaurant
Greg McMartin, owner of The Painted Lady restaurant
Tommy Langford, owner of Harvey T's Natural Market

Participants must register by June 11 by sending their name, category and name of the dessert to the President's Office or via e-mail to ssnowden@odu.edu.

Entries should be brought to the North Mall at 10:45 a.m. on the day of the competition.

This article was posted on: May 17, 2007

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