Summit News

We are dedicated to making a positive impact on the people in the cities and towns we do business in.

Kids create art at The Summit's booth at Artist Row

“Community Canvas” Returns to Artist Row

September 14, 2018

Artist Row at the Rochester Public Market, sponsored by The Summit, will be held Sunday, September 16th from 10am to 4pm. Kids and adults are welcome to create an art square at The Summit’s booth. Later, the squares get compiled onto a “Community Canvas” that is displayed at our Main-Winton branch.

Download Press Release

Eight Hours at ROC the Taste

July 23, 2018

There’s so much going on at The Summit Federal Credit Union ROC the Taste, what will you do first? Read this article for suggestions on what to see, taste, hear and do at this new free festival, July 27th-July 28th at Parcel 5, downtown Rochester.

Download Press Release

The Summit Sponsors Camillus Fireworks Celebration

June 25, 2018

The Summit invites the public to have a blast at the Town of Camillus annual Fourth of July celebration and fireworks. The event takes place Saturday, June 30th at Gillie Lake in Camillus from 7:30pm-9:30 pm. The Summit will be there on the lawn with games, giveaways and chances to win restaurant gift cards.

Download Press Release

Danielle Downey Credit Union Classic Tickets Available

June 20, 2018

The Danielle Downey Credit Union Classic golf tournament will be back to showcase the best rising LPGA stars July 18th – 22nd at Brook-Lea Country Club in Rochester. The Summit is offering members the very best ticket prices, including free tickets for retirees. Visit any Rochester-area branch for your tickets. Tournament proceeds benefit the Pluta Cancer Center Foundation.

Learn more about the event

Download Press Release

Raffle Offers Chance to Meet Smash Mouth at Taste of Syracuse

April 24, 2018

A raffle to herald Taste of Syracuse ran April 23rd to May 23rd at the Syracuse, Cortland and Seneca Falls branches. Winners enjoyed prizes including backstage passes and VIP experience meet-and-greet passes to Saturday night’s main stage headliner, Smash Mouth. The raffle was open to the public, with people required to enter in person at The Summit in Syracuse, Cortland or Seneca Falls. For complete drawing rules click here.

Download Press Release

The Summit Wins Three 2018 CUNA Diamond Awards

March 9, 2018

The Summit won three Diamond Awards at The Credit Union National Association’s 25th Anniversary Diamond Award presentation in San Francisco on March 13th. The awards recognize outstanding marketing achievements in the Credit Union industry. Winning projects were First Home Club materials and The Summit’s 2016 Annual Report, “Color Your Future,” which also earned a Best in Show award.

The Summit Partners with Center for the Arts in Homer

Earlier this year, The Center for the Arts in Homer welcomed The Summit as its anchor sponsor. Housed at a historically-significant site, the Center offers a diverse array of shows, exhibits, programs, activities and educational opportunities. We are delighted to partner with the Center in their mission to enrich our Central New York culture.

The Summit’s Laurie Baker Honored as an Athena Award Finalist

November 1, 2017

Laurie Baker, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of The Summit Federal Credit Union, headquartered in Rochester, New York, is a finalist for The Rochester Chamber of Commerce Women’s Council Athena Award.

Download Press Release

Hurricane Florence Update

To all of our members affected by the hurricane, we’re here for you.  If you have been affected by Hurricane Florence, you may ask for a one to three-month loan extension. To find out if your loan is eligible, please contact our Member Service Center at (800) 836-7328 extension 7030. We are happy to help you through this difficult time.


Media Contact

If you are a member of the press and would like additional information or would like to request an interview, please contact our Public Relations Specialist, Cynthia Kolko, at (585) 453-7058 or (800) 836-7328 extension 7058.