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UCT employees and members light the night in support of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

Posted November, 2017 by: Anita Neal

It was a night to remember! More than a dozen UCT employees, members and loved ones put on their walking shoes to show support for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. UCT and thousands of Central Ohioans hit the pavement for the Light The Night Walk in Columbus, a special event that celebrates and commemorates the lives of people touched by cancer. Walking… Continue Reading…

UCT employees get creative with costumes to benefit Toys for Tots!

Posted November, 2017 by: Debbi Myers

In the late 1970’s UCT’s home office started a contest that some 40 years later has become a favorite tradition. On one day in late October we come to the office dressed up in everything from angels to vampires. One of my most challenging costumes was Princess Leia from Star Wars (have you ever tried to answer a telephone with buns of… Continue Reading…

Let us help you get attention in your community!

Posted September, 2017 by: Anita Neal

UCT’s 130th anniversary is coming up on Jan. 8, 2018 – and we intend to celebrate it! As a lead up to our anniversary festivities, UCT’s home office will be distributing press releases to media outlets where there are active UCT local councils, specifically those councils participating in the UCT 130 Challenge. Press releases will include information about UCT’s anniversary and history,… Continue Reading…

Traditional media – still a great way to create community awareness!

Posted August, 2017 by: Anita Neal

UCT councils throughout North America are constantly working at making a difference in their local communities by volunteering and supporting causes and charities that help others. Countless individuals with intellectual disabilities, children, hungry families, the homeless, cancer patients, veterans, seniors and others have all been and are still being helped by UCT. That’s great news! The even better news is that an… 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…

Safety first – it’s the UCT way!

Posted July, 2017 by: Anita Neal

Each year UCT sponsors a safety poster contest for students under age 19 in public, private and parochial schools and for all individuals with intellectual disabilities in special education classes or dedicated facilities across North America. This is a time-honored contest for our organization – schools and facilities are eligible to participate, once contacted by a UCT local council, and many councils… Continue Reading…

Convention Presentations… we have a “game plan”

Posted June, 2017 by: UCT

For the past couple of years we have been adding more presentations and educational sessions for our members at the annual UCT Convention – and this year will be no exception! Our keynote speaker this year is Warren Barhorst and his presentation will be “Leverage: How To Do More With Less.” Do you want your council to continue for the next generation? Are… 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…

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