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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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The Summit Announces its New Visa Secured Credit Card

October 5, 2022

The Summit is excited to announce that it has added a secured credit card to its Visa® Credit Card portfolio. This newest addition offers members of The Summit, as well as potential members, a way to establish, rebuild, or boost their credit.  The Visa® Secured Credit Card is perfect for members who are just starting […]

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The Summit Unveils its new RoundUp Savings Account – An Easy Way to Save While You Spend.

September 22, 2022

The Summit is excited to announce its newest product – RoundUp Savings. A RoundUp Savings account offers members an easy way to save while they spend using their Summit Visa Debit Card. When a member of The Summit makes a purchase with their Summit Visa® Debit Card, the transaction is “rounded up” to the nearest […]

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The Summit Sponsors the Brockway Truck Show

August 8, 2022

                                                 The Summit is delighted to be a sponsor of the 22nd Annual Brockway Truck Show with events held at venues in and around Cortland, August 11th – 14th. Thousands of people of all ages are expected to take part in the weekend-long event which has been a popular destination for truck aficionados and regional […]

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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 be […]

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