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Ann Arbor Rockets Special Hockey Team Share Their Experience Using Kaye Trainer

Posted August, 2015 by: UCT

We have a guest blogger today!! Jacqueline Kaufman, coach of the Ann Arbor Rockets special hockey team in Michigan, shares with us her experience using the Kaye Trainer with one of her athletes. For those of you who have donated to Kaye Trainer International Capital Campaign – this story proves just how important your donations are. DISCLAIMER:  For those of you who… Continue Reading…

Wondering What it Takes to Win the UCT Gives Back Video Contest? READ TIPS!! TIPS!! TIPS!!

Posted July, 2015 by: UCT

Wondering what it takes to make a winning video for the UCT Gives Back Video Contest for Special Hockey Teams? Here are some tips that will help you to increase your odds of winning! 1. Read the Rules Carefully Before you start planning your contest-winning video, read through the rules carefully, including: o End Date: How long do you have to put… Continue Reading…

What is UCT?

Posted July, 2015 by: UCT

For many businesses, the answer to what they do can be fairly short and succinct. GM manufactures cars. Kroger is a grocery store. McDonalds is a fast food restaurant. Everyone knows what those businesses are. UCT is a Fraternal Benefit Society. Most people don’t know what that means. The statement simply raises more questions, the first being – what is a Fraternal… Continue Reading…

UCT Gives Back to Special Hockey Video Contest Coming Soon!

Posted July, 2015 by: UCT

One often wonders, how much more good could be done with more money? How much more magic can we create in special hockey programs with more funding? Now 54 ASHA organizations – as well as others in Canada – are being given the chance to find out just that. With the “UCT Gives Back” video contest, special hockey organizations are being given… Continue Reading…

What’s new on our website?

Posted June, 2015 by: UCT

UCT’s website has undergone some updates recently. One item that is immediately apparent is the “What is UCT?” video on the landing page. It highlights the community service and volunteer work that UCT members have been doing for over 125 years. The expertise our members have developed and the support from Home Office staff can help anyone who wants to join us… Continue Reading…

UCT Brand Awareness Presentation Teaser….

Posted June, 2015 by: UCT

Are you planning on attending the 2015 UCT Convention in Wichita, Kansas at the end of June? Then you definitely don’t want to miss the presentation by UCT Community Outreach Manager Jen Szymczak and UCT Public Relations Manager Linda Fisher on UCT Brand Awareness! This brand awareness presentation will be held on Tuesday morning, June 30th at 8:00 AM in the Business… Continue Reading…

A Day on the Hill

Posted April, 2015 by: UCT

On Tuesday, April 21, I was part of a group of fraternal executives that spent the day on Capitol Hill in Washington DC. The American Fraternal Alliance organizes meetings with members of Congress every other year to make sure our senators and representatives are aware of the impact that fraternals have in the US.  UCT, like all fraternal benefit societies, is a 501(c)… Continue Reading…

Join Hands Day is coming up fast!

Posted April, 2015 by: UCT

Mark your calendars Join Hands Day is fast approaching! Traditionally held the first Saturday in May, Join Hands Day is a product of the American Fraternal Alliance. The day is designed to span the generations and form a volunteer day in which youth and adults create a dialogue and work together on projects of mutual interest to benefit their communities. The best… Continue Reading…

UCT Gives Back… to SPECIAL HOCKEY!!!

Posted March, 2015 by: UCT

UCT Gives Back…to SPECIAL HOCKEY! That’s right, UCT is at it again and giving away $15,000 to special hockey programs in North America through the UCT Gives Back video contest! We want YOUR team to submit a video for a chance to win. UCT Gives Back is a video contest open to special hockey programs in North America. The first place winner… Continue Reading…

The benefits of UCT membership

Posted March, 2015 by: UCT

If you landed on our home page ( you were greeted with the question “What is UCT?” I hope you read the answer and watched the video. We have an interesting business model, but once you know a little more about us, you might ask, “Why UCT? Why should I join?” We invest in our members and their communities. We are a… Continue Reading…

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