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The Summit Federal Credit Union Taste of Syracuse, Presented by Tops, Raises over $20,000 for Local Charities

July 20, 2022

The Summit Federal Credit Union Taste of Syracuse, Central New York’s biggest food and music festival, welcomed an estimated 200,000 people over two days this past June. Produced by Galaxy Media, the festival featured hundreds of eateries and food trucks and non-stop music with over 33 bands including the Grammy-nominated 90s alternative band, Everclear. In […]

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The Summit Staff Honored at New York Credit Union Annual Convention

June 23, 2022

The Summit is delighted to announce that retired President and CEO, Michael Vadala, has been named to the Credit Union House Hall of Leaders, Class of 2022; and Cody Seward, The Summit’s Virtual Branch Manager, has been named Young Professional of the Year at the New York Credit Union Association’s (NYCUA) Annual Meeting and Convention […]

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The Summit Receives Awards Celebrating Both the Member and Employee Experience

May 26, 2022

The Summit Federal Credit Union (The Summit) scored in the top quartile of midsize employers who participated in Gallagher’s 2021 Benefits Strategy & Benchmarking Survey. The Summit was recognized as an organization that provides innovative solutions for creating organizational structures, workplace policies and total rewards, which inclusively engages and motivates its employees.    For the […]

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The Summit to Offer Innovative Student Lending Solutions

May 24, 2022

The Summit today announced that it has partnered with Credit Union Student Choice, the leading provider of higher education financing solutions to America’s credit unions, to offer its members education lending solutions for both private student loans and student loan refinance. “Since 1941, The Summit has been focused on supporting and contributing to the communities […]

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The Summit Federal Credit Union Holds Virtual Annual Meeting

May 20, 2022

The Summit held its annual meeting virtually on May 19, 2022. Board Chair Chris Modesti, and President and CEO Laurie Baker reflected on 2021 and outlined the vision for the organization moving forward.  The meeting began with a moment of silence to remember the victims of the May 14th tragedy in Buffalo, those who were […]

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The Summit Federal Credit Union “Taste of Syracuse” to take place June 3rd and 4th

March 16, 2022

Central New York’s biggest food and music festival will return on Friday, June 3rd and Saturday, June 4th in and around Clinton Square. Admission is free. This is the 24th year for the much-anticipated festival which returns after a 2-year absence due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Summit Federal Credit Union Taste of Syracuse is […]

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Thousands of $$ in Scholarship Money Available

February 15, 2022

College gets more and more expensive each year. Growing demand, rising financial aid, lower state funding, and inflated student services packages are all contributing to this explosion in the cost of a university education, which is higher than the rate of inflation.  It pays to be savvy and look out for scholarship opportunities that might […]

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Delaware/Hertel Branch Officially Opens 2nd Drive-Thru Lane

January 26, 2022

The Summit officially opened a new, second drive-thru lane at the Delaware/Hertel branch in Buffalo open to both members of The Summit and shared-branching members. The drive-thru lane was designed by SWBR, a Rochester-based architectural firm; and the general contractor for the project was RP Oak Hill Building Company, Inc., based in Buffalo. This expansion […]

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Helping High School Seniors Scale the Heights – The Summit’s Scholarship Program

December 23, 2021

Did you know that The Summit has a long history of awarding College Scholarships for eligible high school seniors? The Summit annually awards scholarships through the New York Credit Union Association Scholarship Program, the local Rochester chapter of the NYCUA Scholarship Program, and The Summit Federal Credit Union’s 2022 Scholarship. Applications are now being accepted […]

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The Summit Federal Credit Union Announces 3-Year, $30,000 Sponsorship of Big Brothers Big Sisters in Buffalo, Rochester, and Syracuse

December 22, 2021

The Summit Federal Credit Union (The Summit) today announced a three-year, $30,000 commitment to Big Brothers Big Sisters programs in Buffalo, Rochester, and Syracuse. $10,000 will be dispersed to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Rochester; Big Brothers Big Sisters of Erie, Niagara & the Southern Tier; and Peace, Inc. Big Brothers Big Sisters of […]

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