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Beware Social Engineering Attacks

Many people think there is little they can do to protect themselves from some mysterious hacker thousands of miles away. 

In reality, the vast majority of the security breaches are a result of people not looking at that odd email, not protecting their passwords or being too casual about a request that just doesn't make sense.   

Arrha Donates Bicycle for Perfect Attendance

Mike Ostrowski, President and CEO of Arrha Credit Union, Jason Pham and Robin Bailey-Sanchez, Principal, Liberty Elementary School

In staying committed to its roots in support of teachers and the importance of education, Arrha Credit Union donated a new bike to Liberty Elementary School in Springfield. A drawing was held and Jason Pham was the lucky winner with 100% attendance for 2015-2016.

Pictured: Mike Ostrowski, President and CEO of Arrha Credit Union, Jason Pham and Robin Bailey-Sanchez, Principal, Liberty Elementary School.

Opening in West Springfield

Updated: Arrha Credit Union will be moving our Westfield branch to our new building in West Springfield, located at 63 Park Avenue. The Westfield branch will close Thursday, May 26 at 12:00pm and will open in West Springfield on Wednesday, June 1

Drive up hours are Monday thru Friday 7:30am-5:00pm, Lobby hours are Monday thru Friday 9:00am-5:00pm and Sat 9:00am-1:00pm.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Arrha Purple at the GAC

Arrha CEO Michael Ostrowski and Arrha Chairman Todd Cieplinski met with Senator Elizabeth Warren at the CUNA Government Affairs Conference in Washington, D.C. The Government Affairs Conference unites thousands of credit union leaders for the biggest credit union advocacy event.

2016 Annual Meeting Notice

The Annual Meeting of Members is scheduled for

Tuesday, April 5 at 4:30pm

John Boyle O'Reilly Club
33 Progress Avenue Springfield

New Business will include:

• Election of 3 Directors
• Approval of Directors' expenses for the prior year
• Approval of the Officers' Reports
• Amendment to Bylaws, Article V Section 6

Seeking Candidates for 2016 Board of Directors Election

In accordance with the Bylaws of Arrha Credit Union, the Board of Directors will be accepting nominations from its general membership for open board positions in the upcoming term. Arrha Credit Union’s Board of Directors is comprised of 11 member-volunteers responsible for developing and setting the credit union’s strategic direction. In 2016 three vacancies will be available, each for a three year term. The Committee will further evaluate all candidates to identify the best qualified nominees for director. The Nominating committee is looking for: