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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…

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…

Despite a worldwide pandemic, UCT members impact their local communities

Posted May, 2021 by: David Knapp

It’s been a tough year, and at times it has felt like the world is unraveling. Whether it’s been dealing with sickness, separation from family and other loved ones, social distancing, working from home for the first time, and/or trying to homeschool kids, it hasn’t been easy. We’re all struggling to get back to something close to normal and, hopefully, we’re on… Continue Reading…

UCT convention highlights 2020

Posted June, 2020 by: David Knapp

It was a UCT convention unlike any other. More than 125 UCT members enjoyed the safety and comfort of their homes while taking part in the 2020 convention conference call on June 27 to discuss the business necessary to keep our organization running seamlessly for another year. An earlier edict issued by the Board of Governors cancelled our face-to-face annual convention in… Continue Reading…

UCT members continue to support their communities

Posted May, 2020 by: David Knapp

UCT members make a difference in their communities across North America and positively impact those who live there through their volunteer community service efforts every day. They embody UCT’s commitment to being the place where community and compassion unite and ask for very little recognition in return. That’s why I’m here, to acknowledge all of the good that they do. As we… Continue Reading…

Last call for Volunteer of the Year nominations!

Posted February, 2020 by: David Knapp

Last call! I know every UCT local council has at least one member who goes the extra mile in their volunteer efforts and deserves to be nominated for their achievements. Don’t let the good works of these members go unrecognized – submit a nomination for the Volunteer of the Year Award before April 30, 2020. The Volunteer of the Year Award is an… Continue Reading…

UCT’s 2020 convention is heading to horse country – Lexington, Kentucky!

Posted January, 2020 by: David Knapp

Hey, y’all, we’re headed to Lexington, Kentucky, June 27-29 for the 2020 UCT convention at the Hyatt Regency, and we want you to join us! The Hyatt Regency Lexington offers a number of amenities like room service, complimentary Wi-Fi and parking, a fitness center and indoor swimming pool, the onsite Bluefire Bar & Grill, and the prerequisite gift shop. It’s only one… Continue Reading…

Check out UCT’s scholarships!

Posted January, 2020 by: David Knapp

Do you have a child or grandchild headed off to college soon? My son graduated from The Ohio State University in December. If it weren’t for all the scholarships he received – especially during his freshman year – I don’t know how he would have made it through. Wow, now it’s time for him to start navigating the real world! Let’s face… Continue Reading…

Sharing the spirit of the season

Posted December, 2019 by: David Knapp

The holiday season is undeniably here, and I confess it has me – as it sometimes does – pondering what the spirit of the season really means. Can it be found in the observances of the birth of Christ? Is it about Santa and trees and decorations and Christmas music? Can it be recognized in the solemn daily lighting of the menorah?… Continue Reading…

Go green by enrolling to receive your billing notice through email

Posted September, 2019 by: David Knapp

More and more companies and organizations are finding that a simple way to have a huge impact on the environment is through reducing paper consumption by turning paper documents into electronic ones and eliminating paper from workflows. A tree can only produce, on average, 17 reams of paper and takes about 100 years to grow. By reducing paper usage, organizations like UCT… Continue Reading…

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