Smithsonian Exhibit

Later this year, the Smithsonian will open an exhibit called Giving in America, which will explore the role of philanthropy in America. It will delve into all types of philanthropic efforts including large donations to endow museums or educational institutions, volunteer … Continue reading



This is the time of the year that we begin to compile statistics on the community service work of our members. We haven’t finalized the numbers for this year, but last year our members contributed over 100,000 volunteer hours and over … Continue reading

Race to 100

Race to 100

As a fraternal, UCT is both a membership organization and a non-profit insurance carrier. Our members volunteer to improve their local communities, and we provide them with financial security through a variety of financial services products. The income from those products helps … Continue reading

Happy Hour!

For over 25 years, UCT’s Columbus Council #1 has been a sponsor of the Columbus Sports Classic, a Special Olympics event held every May at Whetstone High School in Columbus, Ohio. It is part of UCT’s longtime support for those … Continue reading


What is UCT?

For many businesses, the answer to what they do can be fairly short and succinct. GM manufactures cars. Kroger is a grocery store. McDonalds is a fast food restaurant. Everyone knows what those businesses are. UCT is a Fraternal Benefit … Continue reading

A Day on the Hill

On Tuesday, April 21, I was part of a group of fraternal executives that spent the day on Capitol Hill in Washington DC. The American Fraternal Alliance organizes meetings with members of Congress every other year to make sure our senators … Continue reading