Reliant Community Credit Union
The Webster Chamber of Commerce is excited to recognize Reliant Community Credit Union’s as the May Business of the Month. Reliant Community Credit Union is member owned and member driven. They are committed to satisfying their members’ financial needs through competitive, value-added products delivered with high quality personal and professional service. Reliant has been a member of the Webster community since 2003 opening its very first branch in Monroe County on Hard Road. They completed their beautiful new branch on Holt Road in December of 2013, showing their commitment to Webster and in helping it grow.
Reliant offers a full array of personal financial products and in 2014 they put $634,879 back into the pockets of their members by refinancing member’s higher rate auto loans. They also recognize that small businesses are an important part of the local community and their business lending team is committed to providing local, personalized, financial solutions that save money, offer convenience, and in turn, support our economy.
The credit union philosophy of "people helping people” is alive and well every day at Reliant. They have been a proud member of the Webster Chamber since 2003 with Dawn Sargent, the Webster Branch Manager, actively serving on the Membership Committee and now on the Chamber’s Board of Directors. Dawn also serves as the Treasurer for the Webster Health and Education Network and is the Board President of Blackfriars Theatre of Rochester. Over the years, Reliant has sponsored many Webster events like The Webster Jazz Festival, Movies in the Park, Village Days, Halloween Trick or Treat Trail, and Parade of Lights.
Another way they give back is with the Donald K. Rhine Scholarship, created to honor Reliant’s founder. In 2014, $10,000 was awarded to local deserving students. Here are some more numbers from 2014 that illustrate how Reliant’s staff and organization is involved in our communities.
- 53 – Number of community organizations supported or sponsored in 2014
- 72 – Number of community organizations in which Reliant staff were involved in or volunteered for
- 750 – Number of backpacks given to students in our communities
- 50+ – Number of free educational presentations Reliant staff made to students and community members
- 400+ – Number of hours Reliant staff spent volunteering at or participating in charitable events Reliant sponsored
Reliant is thrilled to be a member of the Webster community. Please join us in recognizing Reliant Community Credit Union as the May 2015 Business of the Month!