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Some summer volunteer ideas

Posted July, 2012 by: David Knapp

The sun’s shining and just about everyone is out and about – summer’s in full swing! It’s the ideal time of year to get active and give back to your community through volunteer service. Here are (in my opinion) some all-time great summer songs to help motivate you. “Hot Fun in the Summertime,” Sly & the Family Stone Summertime is fun time,… Continue Reading…

UCT Celebrates 125 Years of Community Service

Posted June, 2012 by: UCT

UCT will hold its 125th annual meeting at the end of this month in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.  The organization held its first annual meeting in 1888 and since that first meeting has grown to include members in all 50 states and all 10 provinces of Canada. UCT is a membership organization with a long history of helping families and local communities.  But we… Continue Reading…

Reasons for Volunteering – Members Speak Out

Posted June, 2012 by: David Knapp

Volunteering makes us feel good. And getting to meet and learn about other people is a nice perk. But people volunteer for a lot of different reasons that are unique and personal. I could list some of these reasons, but why not let volunteers speak for themselves? Here are some darned good reasons from UCT members who are longtime volunteers. Randy Young,… 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…

Top 5 Reasons to Subscribe to the New UCT Blog

Posted April, 2012 by: UCT

Welcome to the UCT blog! Instead of going on and on about our organization, trying to sell you something, or being irrelevant, the UCT blog will use its powers for “good” so there’s no reason you shouldn’t subscribe. In fact, here are the top 5 reasons you SHOULD subscribe to the UCT blog:

  1. You like things light and straightforward. No long, droning blog posts here – short, sweet and to the point so you can get on with your day.
  2. You prefer relevant stories and information. UCT is a non-profit financial services organization whose members lead community-service projects in their local communities – but that’s not all you’ll hear about on our blog. We realize the world doesn’t revolve around UCT, so our blog posts will comment on real life – world happenings, pop culture topics, and more.
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