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ASU alumni group hosting Soul Food Day

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – The Strong-Turner Alumni Chapter (S-TAC) of the Arkansas State University Alumni Association will host the ninth annual "Soul Food Day" on Thursday, Feb. 6, from 5:30 until 8:30 p.m. at the Military Science Building (formerly the Armory), 1921 Aggie Road.

This year's theme is "Remembering Life Cycle Transitions," emphasizing the role food plays in all major events, from births and weddings to reunions and funerals. 

The event, which is hosted by the Strong-Turner Alumni Chapter (S-TAC) of the ASU Alumni Association, is sponsored by the A-State Multicultural Center, Delta Studies Center, and the Office of Diversity.

Soul Food Day is open to all students, faculty, staff, Jonesboro community members and others across northeast Arkansas.

This year the event will include a "Best Sweet Potato Pie Contest." To enter, email S-TAC at strongturnerasu@gmail.com.  The entry fee is $5.

For more information about Soul Food Day, call Peggy Wright, Soul Food Committee chairperson, at (870) 680-8214.

 

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