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Many reasons to celebrate in March – but one cause holds a special place in the hearts of UCT members.

Posted March, 2017 by: Kate Chillinsky

March is a month full of celebration and awareness. We kicked off March with a salute to UCT women in honor of Women’s History month, it is also Colon Cancer Awareness Month, National Reading Awareness Month and American Red Cross Month, to name a few. But there is one cause that is near and dear to UCT – National Developmental Disabilities Awareness… Continue Reading…

Get out the VOTE! For the UCT Gives Back AGAIN to Special Hockey video contest, that is!

Posted November, 2016 by: Linda Fisher

Election Day might have come and gone, but our appeals for your votes are just beginning! That’s right! UCT is awarding a $10,000 first place and $5,000 second place prize to two special hockey teams through the UCT Gives Back AGAIN to Special Hockey video contest – and YOU decide who wins! Ten top finalists have been selected from special hockey programs… Continue Reading…

The superstar, his favorite girl, a generous gift, and an awesome raffle!

Posted February, 2015 by: UCT

Today’s guest blogger is Mike Hickey, president of the American Special Hockey Association (ASHA). In case you haven’t heard, ASHA is raffling a 2015 Honda Accord donated to the organization by Washington Capitals player Alex Ovechkin. Here’s Mike to tell you about it! Over the last five years ASHA has benefitted from an amazing partnership with UCT. With the financial and volunteer… Continue Reading…

4th Annual UCT Winter Hockey Festival a game-changer for players

Posted January, 2015 by: UCT

The 4th Annual UCT Winter Hockey Festival has come to an end – and what a special festival it was! Not only was it the first time UCT brought the event out West (Valencia, Calif.), but we were also thrilled to welcome our first special hockey team from Canada – the Vancouver Island Vision from British Columbia. With seven teams from across… Continue Reading…

Special hockey players get set to hit the ice in the 4th annual UCT Winter Hockey Festival!

Posted January, 2015 by: Linda Fisher

Take 100 plus special hockey players, the Los Angeles Kings NHL team, a whole lot of ice, and even more enthusiasm, and what have you got? The 4th annual UCT Winter Hockey Festival for American Special Hockey Association (ASHA) athletes with developmental disabilities, that’s what! The festival is a two-day tournament sponsored for the fourth year by UCT that will bring nine… Continue Reading…

Donations Continue in Support of the UCT Kaye Trainer International Capital Campaign

Posted November, 2014 by: UCT

October was designated as Celebration Month in response to several special hockey teams that received their Kaye Trainer device during the month. The first team that celebrated was the Bowling Green Black Swamp Ice Frogs on Saturday, October 11 at the BGSU Ice Arena.  The BG Black Swamp Ice Frogs received their Kaye Trainer on behalf of members from UCT’s Baton Rouge Council… Continue Reading…

UCT Kaye Trainer International Capital Campaign Update!

Posted August, 2014 by: Linda Fisher

We’re excited to let you know that to date we’ve received a total of $19,577 in donations for our UCT Kaye Trainer International Capital Campaign! That’s enough for us to order seven Kaye Trainers to donate to seven special hockey programs! We’re so excited about this that we’re designating October as Celebration Month, since this is when the majority of the trainers… Continue Reading…

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Posted October, 2012 by: UCT

We love that you enjoy reading the UCT Blog…but have you read these other great blogs? Check out a few of our favorites:   American Cancer Society   Together with our millions of supporters, the American Cancer Society (ACS) saves lives and creates a world with less cancer and more birthdays by helping people stay well, helping people get well, by finding… Continue Reading…

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