Mike Talks

Welcome to Mike Talks!

 

Listen to Arrha's President & CEO, Michael S. Ostrowski on-air with Rock102, television spots, or being interviewed by local, regional, and international talk show hosts!  Listen to the latest scams or elder financial abuse.  Also, Mike teaching financial literacy at Pope Francis Preparatory School along with his internal World Affairs Committee actions, and more!.  

Latest PRESIDENT'S MESSAGES

Spring 2020 Newsletter

         

Listen to Michael Ostrowski, President and Chief Executive Officer of Arrha Credit Union provide his latest update with important information so you may stay informed.

Latest RADIO TALKS!

 
Talk show host Bob Kester from Rock102 talks with Michael Ostrowski on Thursday, August 27, 2020.  Listen to hear about Mike and Bob talk about forgotten essential workers, staying positive during these challenging times, and the latest scams. Click to listen!
 
Talk show host Bob Kester from Rock102 talked with Michael Ostrowski on Thursday, August 7, 2020.  Listen to hear about Mike's latest COVID-19 tips to enhance employee teamwork/morale, what it means to be local, safety procedures, lending tips due to current rates, and latest COVID-19 scams. Click to listen!

Talk show host Bob Kester from Rock102 talked with Michael Ostrowski on Thursday, July 2, 2020.  Listen to hear about Mike's latest COVID-19 contactless technology and app usage for mobile banking, how commercial lending is a local choice with Tony Franco, and current COVID-19 unemployment scams.  Click to listen!

Talk show host Bob Kester from Rock102 talked with Michael Ostrowski on Thursday, May 28, 2020.  Listen to hear about Mike's COVID-19 update, distruptive innovation, welcome to Tony Franco who will be heading up our Commercial Lending area, and latest scams. Click to listen!

Talk show host Bob Kester from Rock102 talked with Michael Ostrowski on Thursday, April 30, 2020.  Listen to hear about the Top 5 COVID-19 scams. Learn how our members and first responders (drive-up tellers) are adjusting to the Coronavirus. Also, learn how in 1939 credit unions began to help Americans through the Great Depression.
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Talk show host Bob Kester from Rock102 talked with Michael Ostrowski on Thursday, March 26, 2020 about how credit unions and banks are responding to the National Emergency due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19).  

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Talk show host Bob Kester from Rock102 talked with Michael Ostrowski on Thursday, February 27, 2020 on financial elder abuse.

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Talk show host Bob Kester from Rock102 talked with Michael Ostrowski on Thursday, January 30, 2020 about current scams and the importance of keeping your information private.  

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In The NEWS

Check out our in the news - press coverage
 
July 16, 2020 West Springfield Record ~ "What Is Local Banking" Article
May 29, 2020 People on the Move, Business West (blog) - Arrha Credit Union President and CEO Michael Ostrowski recently welcomed Anthony (Tony) Franco as the new vice president of Commercial ...
 
May 20, 2020 Pioneer Valley Excellence in Teaching Awards Presented to 113 Educators, Business West (blog) Additional supporters of the Excellence in Teaching Awards are Arrha Credit Union...
 

Latest INTERVIEWS

Michael Ostrowski is interviewed by George O'Brien, reporter at BusinessWest.  A great story that begins...

Mike Ostrowski calls it his ‘jungle home.’ Because … that’s what it is. The Osa Peninsula in southwestern Costa Rica is quite remote, and that’s what Ostrowski, president and CEO of Arrha Credit Union, likes about it.  “I have a little hut there — there’s no electricity, there’s no anything,” he explained while grabbing his phone to show photos of the area. “I typically go down there for two weeks; I alternate between living in the jungle and this tiny fishing village where I’ll stay for a few days. That’s my release.”  The upcoming trip, 

Click below to read more (January 22, 2020)
Arrha’s Strategic Plan Calls For More Of The Same — Slow, Steady Growth

 

 

 

 

 

 

Walter Laskos, Cooperative Credit Union Association, Talks with Michael S. Ostrowski, President and CEO of Arrha Credit Union Radio about World Affairs Committee and more. (January 2020)


Michael Ostrowski, President & CEO shares Arrha's history and benefits of credit union membership. (January 2020)


Arrha Credit Union President Mike Ostrowski reflects on his recent trip to Cuba as a member of a World Council of Credit Unions delegation. (October 2015)