Posted on April 2017

UCT in Action

Making a Difference Together

Making a difference is what we do… and we do it in a BIG way at our annual convention

Posted April, 2017 by: UCT

As our members start gearing up for the annual UCT Convention in Greenville, SC, so do the donations for our annual service project. This year, we will be collecting monetary and tangible donations for Greenville’s Meyer Center for Special Children, whose mission is to help children living with disabilities reach their maximum potential. Each year UCT members leave their mark in the… Continue Reading…

Who you gonna call? The fraternal department!

Posted April, 2017 by: Linda Fisher

UCT’s home office fraternal department has experienced some changes in the past few months – most notably retirements and new hires – that have left some of our members wondering who to contact about programs, reports, and general local council needs. Not to worry. We’ve got you covered! Please note the following UCT home office email and phone contacts for your fraternal… Continue Reading…

Second place video contest winner thanks UCT for support

Posted April, 2017 by: Kate Chillinsky

Nothing makes us happier than being able to help others, especially children! And through the UCT Gives Back AGAIN video contest, we were able to do just that. Earlier this month, Community Outreach manager Jen Szymczak shared the good news about the two schools chosen for first and second places in the video contest. Let me be honest, it was not an easy… Continue Reading…

Five simple steps to participating in JOIN HANDS DAY

Posted April, 2017 by: Kate Chillinsky

We are less than one month out from the official Join Hands Day – a day dedicated to bridging the gap between older and younger generations through community service. UCT local councils have participated in the event since it started in 2000. Being that I’m one of the newest members to UCT, I wanted to know more about how I could get… Continue Reading…

Sesame Street welcomes a new friend

Posted April, 2017 by: Kate Chillinsky

A new friend is making her debut on Sesame Street! Her name is Julia – she is sweet, curious and loves to play. And she has autism. We’re excited to announce a new friend joining us on Sesame Street! She’s Julia, a 4-year-old with autism! — Sesame Street (@sesamestreet) March 20, 2017 Julia, a green-eyed, orange-haired character, will help her new… Continue Reading…


Posted April, 2017 by: UCT

What can we say… we like to give money away! Especially when the money is supporting a special education program like the one at Truman Elementary in Springfield, Missouri – our winner of the UCT Gives Back AGAIN to Schools video contest. We are also thrilled to award the 2nd place $5,000 prize to another deserving school – Waldron Learning Center in… Continue Reading…

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