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Fraternal Alliance Meeting

Posted April, 2013 by: UCT

On Saturday I will be heading to Washington DC to attend the American Fraternal Alliance mid year Presidents’ meeting.  UCT’s Marketing Manager, Heather Darling will also be there as a presenter to talk about our Social Media efforts. The meeting is a good opportunity to discuss issues all Fraternals are facing, and to hear how other organizations are dealing with those issues.… Continue Reading…

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…

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…

Galax Elementary Wins $10,000 from UCT Gives Back

Posted February, 2013 by: UCT

In a heated race to the finish, Galax Elementary pulled ahead in the final hours of UCT Gives Back – thanks to a little help from the local TV station and a lot of love and votes from the local community. All Linda Hunter, a teacher at Galax Elementary School’s Cooperative Care Center for Exceptional Children (CCEC) in Galax, Virginia, wanted when… Continue Reading…

Weekend happenings

Posted February, 2013 by: UCT

Voting for our UCT Gives Back contest ends tomorrow.  We have had over 77,000 votes so far, and I’m excited to find out who wins.  The $10,000 prize will certainly help whichever school is the winner.  There is still time to vote—help your favorite school win.   Also this weekend, UCT will be hosting the Winter Hockey Festival at Ottawa Park in… Continue Reading…

What can you do in 205 Hours?

Posted February, 2013 by: UCT

In 205 hours UCT can award $10,000 to one deserving school. In 205 hours YOU can help determine which school wins! 205 Hours may seem like a long time, but to the nine finalist schools in the UCT Gives Back contest, it’s crunch time! Time to get out the vote – time to rally the local community – time to make every… Continue Reading…

The UCT Advantage

Posted January, 2013 by: UCT

Our Vice President of Sales, John Marshall, likes to talk about “the UCT Advantage” when he meets with our agents.  Our members are eligible to buy a variety of insurance products, and they are comparable to products provided by commercial insurers. Why buy a product from UCT rather than a large commercial insurer?  UCT products come with “the UCT Advantage”.    What… Continue Reading…

Get Out the Vote – Help UCT Award $10,000!

Posted January, 2013 by: UCT

UCT Gives Back is awarding $10,000 to one deserving school…and YOU decide which one! That’s right – 9 very deserving finalists have been selected from schools that submitted videos showing how the $10,000 prize would help their program for students with intellectual disabilities, or for students training to become teachers of students with intellectual disabilities. These 9 schools need YOUR support to earn… Continue Reading…

125th anniversary of our founding—January 16, 2013

Posted January, 2013 by: UCT

On January 16, UCT will celebrate the 125th anniversary of our founding.  We have been helping our members and their local communities for a long time, and we look forward to continuing those efforts for a long time to come.   UCT’s business model has a dual nature.  We help our members secure their financial future by providing financial services products to them.  Also, our members… Continue Reading…

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