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Wine & Chocolate Festival to Benefit Rochester Chapter of Sleep in Heavenly Peace

January 22, 2024

The Summit will sponsor the Rochester Wine and Chocolate Festival on Saturday, March 9, at the Joseph Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center. The festival features numerous regional wine, spirits, cider, and chocolate vendors, as well as other local businesses. Two sessions of the festival will be offered: an early session from 1:00 pm – 4:00 […]

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The Summit Teams Up with Local Organizations to Support Those in Need This Holiday Season

November 14, 2023

All branches throughout The Summit’s footprint are supporting charities close to their hearts and the hearts of members. The Summit is supporting those in need throughout its entire footprint this holiday season by joining up with local organizations to bring holiday cheer to their program recipients. In Rochester, The Summit has supported Villa of Hope’s […]

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President & CEO Laurie Baker Among Top Financial Leaders

November 7, 2023

Laurie Baker, President and CEO of The Summit Federal Credit Union, has been listed on the Rochester Business Journal’s 2023 Powerlist – Banking and Finance. Those included in this prestigious list are individuals who have helped members of the Rochester community navigate increasingly ever-changing financial circumstances and have pushed innovation forward. Congratulations, Laurie! Your leadership […]

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Applications Now Being Accepted for The Summit’s Scholarship Programs

November 1, 2023

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 be […]

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The Summit Federal Credit Union Taste of Syracuse 2023, Presented by Tops, Raises over $23,000 for Local Charities

August 3, 2023

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 Events, the festival featured hundreds of eateries and food trucks and non-stop music with over 33 bands including Eve 6 and The Spin Doctors. In […]

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The Summit Federal Credit Union Holds Annual Meeting

May 17, 2023

The Summit held its annual meeting virtually and in person on May 10, 2023. Board Chair Chris Modesti, and President and CEO Laurie Baker reflected on 2022 and outlined the vision for the organization moving forward.  In her message to a hybrid audience of board members, employees and members, Laurie Baker commented, “Helping our members […]

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The Summit Partners with the Rochester Police Department’s Do The Right Thing Awards Program and Pledges Matching Funds for Their Scholarship Program

May 4, 2023

The Summit will be partnering with the Rochester Police Department’s Do The Right Thing awards program from the City of Rochester and pledging matching funds to support their annual Do The Right Thing Scholarship Program. For over 25 years, the Do The Right Thing award program has recognized Monroe County role model students in grades […]

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The Summit Federal Credit Union to Sponsor FREE “Jazz at the Beach” Series presented by Jazz90.1 and the Ontario Beach Park Committee

April 19, 2023

The Summit will be sponsoring Jazz at the Beach, a FREE series of monthly jazz concerts from May through October presented by Jazz90.1 and the Ontario Beach Park Committee.  All performances begin at 7:00pm and take place on the second Tuesday of each month at Tropix, 4775 Lake Avenue, Rochester, NY 14612. Jazz at the […]

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The Summit Federal Credit Union Taste of Syracuse 2023 Celebrates 25 Years and Features Spin Doctors and Eve 6

March 16, 2023

March 16, 2023. Rochester, N.Y. – Galaxy Media has announced that Central New York’s biggest food and music festival, The Summit Federal Credit Union Taste of Syracuse, will return for its 25th Anniversary on Friday, June 2 and Saturday, June 3, 2023, in and around Clinton Square from 11:00am to 10:00pm both days. Admission is free.  […]

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Rochester Wine & Chocolate Festival Returns to Benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Rochester

January 25, 2023

The Summit will sponsor the Rochester Wine and Chocolate Festival on Saturday, March 4th, at the Dome Center in Henrietta, NY. The festival features numerous regional wine and chocolate vendors, as well as other local businesses. Two sessions of the festival will be offered: an early session from 1-4 p.m., and a later session from […]

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Applications Now Being Accepted for The Summit’s Scholarship Programs

November 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 be […]

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The Summit to Sponsor Buffalo Wine and Chocolate Festival, November 12th

October 12, 2022

The Summit will sponsor the 5th Buffalo Wine and Chocolate Festival on Saturday, November 12th, at The Powerhouse, a unique, historical 22,000 square foot event space nestled in the heart of industrial Buffalo. The festival features numerous regional wine and chocolate vendors, as well as other local businesses. Two sessions of the festival will be […]

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