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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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Greece Police UPA Helps Brighten Kid’s Holidays Through Shop With A Cop Program

December 13, 2021

The Summit Federal Credit Union and Greece Police UPA team up to change kid’s holidays another year. The Summit donated to the Greece Police Uniformed Patrolman’s Association in support of their Shop With A Cop program. Every year for 20 years the Greece officers have joined forces with the Greece Central School District to nominate […]

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Irondequoit Beer Company Birthday Celebration Benefits Irondequoit Community Cupboard

October 8, 2021

The Summit Federal Credit Union is the food and entertainment sponsor of the Irondequoit Beer Company’s (IBC) 2nd birthday celebration, held Saturday, October 9 from 1pm-10pm. Ten percent of all proceeds will be donated to the Irondequoit Community Cupboard. Members of The Summit’s staff will be at IBC between 4pm and 6pm with giveaways. Try […]

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Three Summit Employees Chosen for United Way Leadership Programs

September 27, 2021

Rhonda Ball, Mariceli Ortiz and Trisha Wilson, all employees of The Summit Federal Credit Union, were chosen to participate in leadership programs run by The United Way in Rochester. Rhonda Ball and Trisha Wilson were selected to participate in United Way’s African-American Leadership Development Program, which works to broaden the placement of African Americans in […]

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The Benefits Of Women and All-Around Diversity in the Workplace

September 25, 2021

The Summit’s CEO, Laurie Baker, talks about the benefits of workplace diversity in this article from CU Management. P.S. CIE = Certified Innovation Executive, a designation of expertise given by the Credit Union Executives Society (CUES).

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The Summit Launches Virtual Branch

July 9, 2021

The Summit Federal Credit Union has launched our Virtual Branch. Convenient, safe and easy to use, the branch features one-on-one, live interaction with a Summit Relationship Specialist, who can help with just about anything that can be done at a physical branch. Users connect from anywhere, right from a mobile or other electronic device. It’s […]

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