Posted on July 2012

UCT in Action

Making a Difference Together

UCT members make a difference through community service

Posted July, 2012 by: Linda Fisher

UCT members are volunteers across the U.S. and Canada giving back locally every day through community service. Our members produce amazing results. Over the past three years UCT’s numbers included more than $3 million donated to causes and charities, more than $300,000 awarded in scholarships, and more than 370,000 collective hours of volunteer service given to communities and causes. That’s strength in… Continue Reading…

US House votes on a resolution promoting American Fraternalism

Posted July, 2012 by: UCT

On April 18, 2012, a resolution was introduced to Congress.  The Promoting American Fraternalism Resolution recognizes the important contributions of Fraternal Benefit Societies to US communities. Among the points made in the resolution are: “… fraternal benefit societies have historically and continue to provide critical benefits to Americans and United States communities.” “…America’s fraternal benefit societies are long-standing mutual aid organizations created… Continue Reading…

5 Reasons UCT’s Local Council Websites ROCK!

Posted July, 2012 by: UCT

  UCT’s website recently underwent a facelift and in the process opened up a whole new world for our local councils – they now have individual websites! Besides checking out how cool these rockin’ new websites are, here are 5 reasons you should visit UCT’s local council websites:      1) Get the Inside Scoop – See what UCT’s local councils are all about.… Continue Reading…

Some summer volunteer ideas

Posted July, 2012 by: Linda Fisher

The sun’s shining and just about everyone is out and about – summer’s in full swing! It’s the ideal time of year to get active and give back to your community through volunteer service. Here are (in my opinion) some all-time great summer songs to help motivate you. “Hot Fun in the Summertime,” Sly & the Family Stone Summertime is fun time,… Continue Reading…

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