Posted on March 2013

UCT in Action

Making a Difference Together

UCT-e-a-m-i-n-g up for a Cure

Posted March, 2013 by: UCT

UCT is excited to welcome another new alternative council – Families for a Cure Council #2007! This is our eighth alternative council formed since November with more potential councils on the way! Families for a Cure is a group of friends that have been united through their collective experiences supporting family and friends as they have battled cancer. Together, as a family… Continue Reading…

Spring break cinema – some films to watch if you’re staying home this spring

Posted March, 2013 by: Linda Fisher

It’s officially spring! At least that’s what the calendar tells us. While many of us are getting ready for spring break travels, others might be planning to spend the time just kicking back and taking it easy. If you’re in the latter category, you can still get in the spring break spirit and have a little fun by taking in some of these classic (and… Continue Reading…

Virginia Community Unites to Win $10,000

Posted March, 2013 by: UCT

The UCT Gives Back contest was meant to provide $10,000 to a school with a program for students with developmental or intellectual disabilities – but for Galax Elementary the reward was much greater.  A small town in Virginia came together to support the school and created a sense of community that exceeded all expectations. When Sonia Truitt submitted their video entry for… Continue Reading…

Benefit Corporations—what’s old is new again

Posted March, 2013 by: UCT

I read an article recently describing some leading-edge ideas in finance, and it discussed a new type of corporation called a “Benefit Corporation”.  Intrigued, I went to the Benefit Corporation website to learn more.  On the landing page of the website was a description of what a Benefit Corporation is:   “Benefit Corporations are a new class of corporation that 1) creates… Continue Reading…

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