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The Bridges of Friendship Award is coming!

Posted September, 2021 by: Anita Neal

UCT’s local councils have been giving back to their communities by supporting and working with worthy causes and organizations within them for well over 100 years. Through these partnerships, councils assist individuals on multiple levels and across a wide range of need, including helping people with intellectual disabilities and mental health issues, seniors, homeless individuals, underprivileged children and families, and veterans, among… Continue Reading…

UCT members make an impact through community service!

Posted June, 2019 by: Anita Neal

Every day, across the U.S. and Canada, UCT members make a difference in their communities and have a positive impact on those who live there through their volunteer community service efforts. Our members are special people, and they’re humble people too. Their dedication to putting into action UCT’s commitment to being the place where community and compassion unite is commonplace to them.… Continue Reading…

UCT’s Medal of Honor program gets a makeover

Posted January, 2018 by: Anita Neal

First and foremost, for the current member year of April 1, 2017 through March 31, 2018, nothing has changed to the Medal of Honor program. Everything you’ve already completed or plan to complete will count towards the current program. But starting April 1, 2018, you’ll notice some differences in the Medal of Honor program. We’ve simplified it and made it easier for… Continue Reading…

2 Blogs in 2 Days? That’s right! CONVENTION PRESENTATION TAKEAWAYS – Blog #2

Posted July, 2017 by: UCT

Blog #2 – here we go! So, if you attended the 2017 UCT Convention, then you also heard from our Wednesday morning presenter, Julie Vreeland from MAVA (Minnesota Association for Volunteer Administration) on The Right Stuff – Recruiting and Retaining the “Right” Members. In case you weren’t able to be there, we’ve put together some key takeaways for you and your councils!… Continue Reading…

2 Blogs in 2 Days? That’s right! CONVENTION PRESENTATION TAKEAWAYS – Blog #1

Posted July, 2017 by: UCT

If you attended the 2017 UCT Convention, then you heard from our keynote speaker, Warren Barhorst, and his presentation on Leverage, as well as Julie Vreeland’s presentation on The Right Stuff – Recruiting and Retaining the “Right” Members. In case you weren’t able to be there, we’ve put together some key takeaways for you and your councils! Now you can understand the… Continue Reading…

The UCT 130 Challenge – let’s do this together!

Posted July, 2017 by: Anita Neal

We are approaching a very important milestone for our organization. On January 8, 2018 – we will officially celebrate 130 years of fraternalism, community service, dedicated members and a commitment to providing quality, affordable insurance. **NEW: Submit your accomplishments with the 130 Challenge tracking report: 130 Challenge Report Form Fillable That’s quite an achievement and a great reason to celebrate! Over the next… Continue Reading…

UCT members are giving back through community service!

Posted May, 2017 by: Anita Neal

UCT members are special people. Every day, across the U.S. and Canada they’re making a difference in their communities and having a positive impact on those who live there. UCT members are also humble people – they’re too busy putting into action our commitment to being the place where community and compassion unite to shine a light on themselves and their efforts.… Continue Reading…

That one time the same student won TWO UCT Gives Back video contests…

Posted May, 2017 by: UCT

Her name is Christina Beard, and she’s currently a freshman at Drury University in Springfield, Missouri. Christina is the individual who heard about the Rolling Café at Truman Elementary, filmed the video and submitted it for entry in the 2017 UCT Gives Back AGAIN to Schools video contest – and won! In 2013, Christina was also a student at Eldon High School… Continue Reading…

I had a great time at the UCT Nebraska-Kansas Regional Convention… can you tell?

Posted May, 2017 by: UCT

I recently had the pleasure of attending the Nebraska-Kansas Regional Convention this year. It was held at the beautiful Mahoney State Park in Ashland, NE. I was pleasantly surprised when I showed up and saw that there were 59 UCT members in attendance! What a great turnout!! During my presentation we talked about the upcoming UCT annual convention in Greenville, SC; highlights… Continue Reading…

Not just your typical check presentation… Congrats to Truman Elementary!

Posted May, 2017 by: UCT

I recently had the exciting opportunity to visit with Truman Elementary in Springfield, Missouri to present them with $10,000 for winning 1st place in the 2017 UCT Gives Back AGAIN to Schools video contest! To say they were appreciative is an understatement. This school is so deserving of the award that they feel keeping it to themselves wouldn’t do it justice. Jean… Continue Reading…

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