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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…

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…

Making a difference is what we do… and we do it in a BIG way at our annual convention

Posted April, 2017 by: UCT

As our members start gearing up for the annual UCT Convention in Greenville, SC, so do the donations for our annual service project. This year, we will be collecting monetary and tangible donations for Greenville’s Meyer Center for Special Children, whose mission is to help children living with disabilities reach their maximum potential. Each year UCT members leave their mark in the… Continue Reading…

CONGRATULATIONS TO TRUMAN ELEMENTARY ON WINNING THE 2017 UCT GIVES BACK AGAIN VIDEO CONTEST AND $10,000!!!

Posted April, 2017 by: UCT

What can we say… we like to give money away! Especially when the money is supporting a special education program like the one at Truman Elementary in Springfield, Missouri – our winner of the UCT Gives Back AGAIN to Schools video contest. We are also thrilled to award the 2nd place $5,000 prize to another deserving school – Waldron Learning Center in… Continue Reading…

UCT members make a difference through community service

Posted July, 2012 by: Anita Neal

UCT members are volunteers across the U.S. and Canada giving back locally every day through community service. Our members produce amazing results. Over the past three years UCT’s numbers included more than $3 million donated to causes and charities, more than $300,000 awarded in scholarships, and more than 370,000 collective hours of volunteer service given to communities and causes. That’s strength in… Continue Reading…

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