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Emily Decorah, Summit Credit Union, 608.243.5000, 800.236.5560, x4954

About Summit Credit Union:

Established in 1935, Summit Credit Union is a member-owned financial cooperative. Summit holds $3.2 billion in assets and has more than 184,000 members and 629 employees across 37 locations throughout south-central and southeastern Wisconsin. Kim Sponem has been CEO & President of Summit Credit Union, and its predecessor organization, CUNA Credit Union/Great Wisconsin Credit Union, since 2002.

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Kelly Ostrand Joins Summit Credit Union as Manager of Portage Branch
MADISON, Wis.—Kelly Ostrand has joined Summit Credit Union as manager of its new branch in Portage. Ostrand joins the member-owned financial cooperative to advise Portage members around best practices to achieve their financial goals, both big and small.
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Area Students Learn Financial Skills With Summit Credit Union’s Project Teen Money
Annual interactive financial challenge awards scholarships to six Madison-area high schoolers.

MADISON, Wis.—Summit Credit Union recently launched its sixth annual Project Teen Money program, a fun and unique challenge between Madison-area high school students to encourage healthy financial habits. Conducted through Summit’s in-school branches at Madison’s East, La Follette and Memorial high schools, the winner of the competition will take home a $2,500 scholarship toward higher education.
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Summit Credit Union Empowers Student Members to Pursue Higher Education
Member-owned financial cooperative to award three $1,500 scholarships to Madison-area students

MADISON, Wis.—Summit Credit Union is now accepting applications for its annual Board of Directors Scholarships, awarded to members who are high school seniors or currently enrolled in college. Each year, the Board of Directors Scholarships award winners with a $1,500 continuing education grant, helping young members pursue higher education and enrich their lives for years to come.
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Summit Credit Union Announces Special Line of Credit to provide Government Shutdown Assistance
Protection assistance includes 90-day interest grace period

MADISON, Wis.—Summit Credit Union has launched a new financial assistance program for its current members affected by the government shutdown. The new offering includes up to a $5,000 line of credit and interest-free grace period.
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Natalie Johnson Joins Summit Credit Union in Associate Financial Advisor Role
MADISON, Wis. — Natalie Johnson has joined the Summit Financial Advisors program as a new Associate Financial Advisor through CUNA Brokerage Services, Inc. Johnson joins the member-owned financial cooperative to advise members of the Shorewood Hills and Yellowstone Drive Summit Credit Union branches.
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Summit Credit Union Receives National Honor for Championing Financial Education
Madison-based cooperative awarded for educational programs throughout southern WI

Madison, Wis.—Summit Credit Union has been awarded’s Editor’s Choice™ Award for excellence in financial wellness and education programs. The honor recognizes Summit’s dedication to improving the financial literacy and wellness of members and non-members throughout the Madison and Milwaukee areas.
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