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Recognizing and remembering all our heroes

Posted November, 2022 by: David Knapp

November 11. It’s coming up on Friday. Do you know what it’s all about? Do you know who we honor every year on that date? I’m guessing most of you do, but I’m going to give you some background anyway. November 11 isn’t just another day off from work, if indeed you have the day off. It’s Veterans Day in the U.S. and Remembrance Day… Continue Reading…

The UCT Heaston Scholarship Program grants awards!

Posted June, 2022 by: David Knapp

UCT has been helping students with college expenses for well over 60 years. It’s something we’re dedicated to. Last year, we awarded more than $61,000 in scholarships to students across the U.S. and Canada through our three scholarship programs: the UCT Heaston Scholarship, which is open to all students; the UCT Scholarship Program for students studying special education; and the Ann Marshall… Continue Reading…

Students are awarded Ann Marshall Scholarship Program scholarships

Posted May, 2022 by: David Knapp

Created to award scholarships to members and the children and grandchildren of members, the Ann Marshall Scholarship Program just granted $700 scholarships each to 26 students from across the U.S. and Canada for a total of $18,200. Now in its second year, the program is designed to be self-sufficient, and these scholarships are possible thanks to donations from individuals, UCT local and… Continue Reading…

UCT’s 2022 convention service project focuses on Dodge Community Center

Posted April, 2022 by: David Knapp

In our pre-COVID days when UCT conventions were still being held in person, we selected a specific cause or charity in the city where the convention was being held and asked our members to donate to its programs. Obviously, we have had to suspend this practice for the past several years, but we will resume it this year by asking for support… Continue Reading…

New UCT Member Hub now available!

Posted March, 2022 by: David Knapp

We just launched our new Member Hub portal that brings together in one place all member and SIS (Secretary Inquiry System) information. This combined website replaces the old, individual member and SIS portals and is designed to be easier and more convenient to use. We love our members, and we want to keep life as simple – and as up to date… Continue Reading…

UCT celebrates women’s achievements

Posted March, 2022 by: David Knapp

In case you haven’t heard, today is International Women’s Day, a global holiday commemorating women’s many accomplishments. March is also Women’s History Month in the U.S., 31 days dedicated to reflecting on the often-overlooked contributions of women throughout history. While it might seem odd for a fraternal organization to talk about praising the accomplishments of women, it’s really not. Regardless of how… Continue Reading…

Deadlines for UCT’s programs are coming up fast

Posted March, 2022 by: David Knapp

Community. It’s what UCT members and local councils are all about. Whether it’s volunteering or supporting community causes and charities through other projects, our members throughout the U.S. and Canada show they care for their communities year ‘round. The past few years have been tough ones for members and local councils, as well as for the communities where they live. COVID –… Continue Reading…

UCT’s scholarship deadlines are coming up!

Posted January, 2022 by: David Knapp

Do you have a child or grandchild headed off to college soon? If so, then you know better than just about anyone that a college education is expensive. That’s why UCT is here to help. Is there a senior in your life who could use a four-year scholarship to the college or university of their choice? Do you know a student in… Continue Reading…

Consider supporting UCT Charities during this season of giving

Posted November, 2021 by: David Knapp

Tomorrow will officially be December – and today is Giving Tuesday – which for many people means the start of the holiday season, traditionally the season of giving. And while giving during this time of year often involves holiday gifts, it doesn’t have to be limited to buying new Christmas socks for dad or cozy, comfy slippers for Aunt Kate. As this… Continue Reading…

Ways to honor service members on November 11

Posted October, 2021 by: David Knapp

November 11 is a special day for UCT President Dianna Wolfe. Her husband, Richard, is a Vietnam veteran, which gives the day personal meaning to her. She was raised in a home that valued family, tradition, and the sacrifices made by service members throughout the generations, values that still mean a great deal to her today. And her daughter Deb was born… Continue Reading…

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