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UCT in Action

Making a Difference Together


Posted May, 2013 by: UCT

As the weather finally begins to get warmer, my wife and I have begun our training.  This past Saturday we did a 30 mile bicycle ride on some country roads just north of Columbus.  We are training to prepare for a ride we will be doing this summer for the third time.    The ride is called Pelotonia, and it is a… 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…

UCT and ASHA – working together to grow special hockey

Posted February, 2013 by: David Knapp

This week we have a guest post from UCT Community Outreach Manager Jen Szymczak, who’s going to chat about the American Special Hockey Association (ASHA) and our partnership with this fantastic organization. Thanks, Jen! UCT is in its third year as the national sponsor of ASHA to help grow special hockey programs for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Our three-year donations… 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…

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…

If Your School Could Use $10,000 Read This Post!

Posted September, 2012 by: UCT

UCT gives back to people with intellectual disabilities by sponsoring a video contest for $10,000! UCT is excited to announce our upcoming video contest, “UCT Gives Back” which will award $10,000 to one very deserving school. UCT Gives Back is open to schools with programs for people with intellectual disabilities or universities with programs to train special education teachers – and the… Continue Reading…

Food for Thought…Fighting Hunger

Posted June, 2012 by: UCT

UCT doesn’t just talk about helping communities and giving back – we put our money where our mouths are…by supporting the Mid-Ohio Foodbank Operation Feed campaign. OPERATION FEED is a community-wide food and funds drive coordinated by Mid-Ohio Foodbank. o Each year, Mid-Ohio Foodbank joins forces with local businesses, schools, civic groups, and individuals to raise critically needed donations in this community-wide campaign effort.… Continue Reading…

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