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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…

UCT Charities – helping individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities

Posted December, 2015 by: Linda Fisher

UCT has supported programs for individuals with intellectual and development disabilities for over 60 years. It’s one of our top projects. Across North America our local councils support organizations like Special Olympics and Best Buddies International as well as schools, workshops, and programs for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. UCT is the proud sponsor of ASHA (American Special Hockey Association), because… 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…

UCT and ASHA – working together to grow special hockey

Posted February, 2013 by: Linda Fisher

This week we have a guest post from UCT Community Outreach Manager Jen Szymczak, who’s going to chat about the American Special Hockey Association (ASHA) and our partnership with this fantastic organization. Thanks, Jen! UCT is in its third year as the national sponsor of ASHA to help grow special hockey programs for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Our three-year donations… Continue Reading…

Weekend happenings

Posted February, 2013 by: UCT

Voting for our UCT Gives Back contest ends tomorrow.  We have had over 77,000 votes so far, and I’m excited to find out who wins.  The $10,000 prize will certainly help whichever school is the winner.  There is still time to vote—help your favorite school win.   Also this weekend, UCT will be hosting the Winter Hockey Festival at Ottawa Park in… Continue Reading…

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