Posted on August 2013

UCT in Action

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Spice Up Your Next Event!

Posted August, 2013 by: UCT

We have all been to those charity events before. You know the ones that have you checking your watch every few minutes and planning your exit strategy. Let’s face it, most of us only attend these functions because we feel obligated to do so. Well, your next charity event does not have to be like this. Your event can be the one… Continue Reading…

Pelotonia: After the Ride

Posted August, 2013 by: UCT

We welcome back guest blogger, Loretta Hoffman, who along with her husband, UCT’s CEO, Joe Hoffman, rode to raise money for cancer research. Take it away, Loretta!   A couple of Saturdays ago, almost seven thousand Pelotonia bicyclists rolled out of downtown Columbus.  Made up of routes ranging from 25 miles to the two day 180 mile total, the bicycling fundraiser has… Continue Reading…

Change A Life in Just One Click

Posted August, 2013 by: UCT

Volunteering is an amazing thing…not only does it benefit the cause you are supporting, but volunteering effects the volunteer.   A recent study by the Corporation for National and Community Service, Office of Research and Policy Development titled, The Health Benefits of Volunteering: A Review of Recent Research, Washington, DC 2007, showed that those who volunteer have lower mortality rates, greater functional… Continue Reading…

Pelotonia: Before the Ride

Posted August, 2013 by: UCT

This week we welcome guest blogger Loretta Hoffman (wife of UCT CEO, Joe Hoffman) as she prepares for Pelotonia this weekend… This Saturday, August 10, Joe and I will be riding in Pelotonia, a bike tour to raise money for the James Cancer Institute here in Columbus.  We are doing the 100 mile route and with stops for food and water, it… Continue Reading…

Guest Post – Mary Applegate, UCT’s 2013 top volunteer talks about helping others

Posted August, 2013 by: Linda Fisher

At our annual convention a few weeks ago, Mary Applegate, a member of UCT’s Fort Myers, Florida Council 900, was awarded our top volunteer award for 2013. Mary has been helping people since childhood and has been a UCT volunteer since she was 18 – and we feel lucky to have her involved in our organization! This week’s post is Mary’s chance… Continue Reading…

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