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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 183,000 members and 598 employees across 37 locations throughout south-central and southeastern Wisconsin.

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Summit Credit Union Announces Teams for 10th Project Money Season
Milestone year continues to boost financial education, empower larger community.

MADISON, Wis.—Summit Credit Union launches its 10th annual Project Money program this week with the announcement of its 2018 teams. From hundreds of applicants, four teams, including a Milwaukee couple, were selected for the program’s milestone season. The teams work to reduce their overall debt and increase savings on their way to better financial management and improved daily lives.
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Summit Credit Union Charms Members with Dynamic Summit Fest
Annual member meeting puts family first at Mallard’s Stadium in Warner Park

MADISON, Wis.—Over 2,200 people attended Summit Credit Union’s annual member meeting and family event, Summit Fest, at the Duck Pond (Mallards Stadium) at Warner Park on Sunday.
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Summit Credit Union’s Project Teen Money Awards Local Student $2,500 Scholarship
Annual financial education challenge awards six Madison students total

MADISON, Wis.—Summit Credit Union announced the winner of its 2018 Project Teen Money program, its annual financial education challenge created by the member-owned cooperative to encourage students to learn about finances. Bridget Thompson, a junior at Madison’s La Follette High School, earned the highest point total this year and received a $2,500 continuing education scholarship from Summit at an award banquet earlier this week.
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Summit Credit Union Invites Credit Unions to Join Movement for Global Good
MADISON, Wis.—Last year, Summit Credit Union launched its VISA Global Good Card in partnership with the World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU). Summit donated $10 for each card opened and 20 percent of all interchange fees on purchases to WOCCU’s Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions. Additionally, participating members could make cash donations via their rewards points.
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Summit Credit Union Celebrates New Branch Opening in Monona with Donations to Community Non-Profits
MADISON, Wis.—To celebrate opening a new branch in Monona, Summit Credit Union gave $50 to local charities for each new checking account opened during two weeks in January. New members selected which of three local nonprofits they would like the credit union to support. New members also received $50 credited to their checking account.
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Summit Credit Union Top Mortgage Lender in Dane County for Eighth Straight Year
MADISON, Wis.—For the eighth year in a row, Summit Credit Union is the number one mortgage lender in Dane County, surpassing all area financial institutions. Determined by total number of loans closed, the member‐owned financial cooperative is also the top lender in Columbia County this year.
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