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UCT recognizes member achievements

Posted June, 2021 by: David Knapp

As a 501.c.8 membership organization, UCT is all about the folks who make our status possible – our members. I don’t need to tell anyone what a tough year 2020 was, and our members felt every bit of the hurt. Still, it takes more than a pandemic to keep them down, and they persevered despite fears and restrictions, looking out for their… Continue Reading…

The Ann Marshall Scholarship Program grants its first awards

Posted May, 2021 by: David Knapp

The Ann Marshall Scholarship Program was created in 2020 to fill the void left by the suspension of UCT’s May E. Tisdale Scholarship Fund by awarding scholarships to members and the children and grandchildren of members. The program was named after Fraternal and Scholarship Coordinator Ann Marshall because she helped to administer UCT’s scholarship programs for many years and was dedicated to… 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…

Check out our membership development awards program!

Posted April, 2021 by: David Knapp

An important part of our organizational culture is built around how we share the UCT message and welcome new members. UCT’s Membership Development Awards Program is the way we award and encourage members to bring new members into UCT. It’s our way of thanking you for helping us grow. UCT has partnered with Boost Rewards, a web-based, integrated program for rewarding and… Continue Reading…

Remembering UCT’s women pioneers

Posted March, 2021 by: David Knapp

March is women’s history month in the U.S., a time to celebrate the accomplishments and diversity women have brought to the world, a time for women everywhere to note how far we have come and how much further we still need to go to make sure our daughters, granddaughters and great-granddaughters have the best opportunities available to them. It might seem odd… Continue Reading…

The Ann Marshall Scholarship Program needs your support.

Posted March, 2021 by: David Knapp

We’re getting set to distribute the first scholarships this spring from the newly established Ann Marshall Scholarship Program, and we could use your help. The program, like the May E. Tisdale Scholarship Fund before it, is supported entirely through donations, and the number and amount of scholarships given each year may vary according to contributions received. Whatever donation you and/or your council… Continue Reading…

Some reflections on the spirit of giving

Posted December, 2020 by: David Knapp

During this holiday season I wanted to write about the spirit of giving. The true spirit of giving is doing for others with no expectation of gain. It might be a gift you bought, one you made, or the gift of time or volunteering to benefit others. Giving means different things to different people and that’s how it should be. Giving is an emotion, it will increase your… Continue Reading…

November 11 – remembering those who have served

Posted November, 2020 by: David Knapp

Today is Veterans Day in the U. S. and Remembrance Day in Canada. Veterans Day is a federal holiday observed annually on November 11 to honor military veterans. Remembrance Day is commemorated on November 11th each year to mark the end of World War I in 1918 and to remember who died in the Great War and all other wars. For most… Continue Reading…

Team UCT steps up for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Posted October, 2020 by: David Knapp

Despite restrictions due to COVID-19, UCT home office employees and members of Columbus’ M.J. Terapak Council 144 and Buckeye Council 2000 stepped up to support the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) annual Light the Night Walk on Oct. 23. The walk – a virtual walkathon this year – is expected to raise $1 million for blood cancer research, and UCT’s walkers raised… Continue Reading…

Introducing the Ann Marshall Scholarship Program

Posted September, 2020 by: David Knapp

We’re pleased to announce that the UCT Board of Governors recently approved the creation of a new UCT scholarship program – the Ann Marshall Scholarship Program. This program will, in effect, serve to fill the void left by the suspension of the May E. Tisdale Scholarship Fund by awarding college and/or technical school scholarships to UCT members and the children and grandchildren… Continue Reading…

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