Posted on October 2013

UCT in Action

Making a Difference Together

New Scholarship Program

Posted October, 2013 by: UCT

UCT members have a long history of working to improve their local communities.  Over the past 125 years, our members have volunteered to support a wide variety of charitable causes.  One long term effort of the organization has been to help young people pursue higher education. UCT has been awarding scholarships to deserving students for over 50 years.  Over that time, the… Continue Reading…

Families for a Cure Council #2007 is Fighting, and Riding, for a Cure!

Posted October, 2013 by: UCT

I wanted to share the recent success of one of our new Alternative Council’s last charity event.  On September 14th 2013, Families for a Cure Council #2007 hosted the first annual Charity Ride / Poker Run to benefit Families for a Cure Foundation.  The council began planning the event more than six months ago and was able to gain great partners like… Continue Reading…

If You Know a School that Could Use $10,000 Read This!

Posted October, 2013 by: UCT

UCT gives back…AGAIN by sponsoring a video contest to award $15,000! Helping people with intellectual disabilities has been UCT’s number one community service project for over 50 years. Following up on the success of last year’s “UCT Gives Back” video contest, we’re giving back AGAIN by sponsoring a video contest for schools with programs for people with intellectual disabilities or universities with… Continue Reading…

UCT steps up to help The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Posted October, 2013 by: Linda Fisher

On October 12, UCT employees and members will step up to support The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) battle against blood cancers by participating in the society’s annual Light The Night Walk fundraiser. This will be UCT’s 11th consecutive year of supporting this worthwhile cause.   One person in the U.S. is diagnosed with a blood cancer such as leukemia, lymphoma or myeloma… Continue Reading…

Food for Thought

Posted October, 2013 by: UCT

Social media have had a significant impact on how we interact with each other.  People routinely learn about major events online.  There is real time information that keeps people informed, but there are often cases of misinformation.  People also have the opportunity to post information and comment online, and discussion comments range from thoughtful and constructive to irrational rants and vicious name… Continue Reading…

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