From "I Will Never Use a Cane" to Orientation & Mobility Instructor

From "I Will Never Use a Cane" to Orientation & Mobility Instructor

As Katy Olsen observed her surroundings in a massive conference room in a massive conference hotel, halfway around the country from her hometown, a single dominating thought occupied her mind. “I will never use a cane in my life.” That was in 2015 at the National Federation of the Blind’s National Convention in Orlando. A…

Volunteer Spotlight: Mike Williams

Volunteer Spotlight: Mike Williams

As part of the ongoing Volunteer Spotlight series, we checked in with volunteer Mike Williams on why he chooses to donate his time and energy to Alphapointe. Q&A with Mike As part of the ongoing Volunteer Spotlight series, we checked in with volunteer Mike Williams on why he chooses to donate his time and energy…

Alphapointe Signs Multi-Year Agreement with Express Scripts Pharmacy® to Produce Prescription Bottles

Alphapointe Signs Multi-Year Agreement with Express Scripts Pharmacy® to Produce Prescription Bottles

Alphapointe announced the organization has signed a new four-year agreement with Express Scripts Pharmacy®, doubling pre-existing production of plastic prescription bottles and also creating additional jobs for people who are blind. The agreement increases the production of FDA-approved plastic resin bottles by Alphapointe for Express Scripts Pharmacy’s mail prescription service. “We are thrilled that Express…

Tom England Named Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Tom England Named Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Alphapointe, one of the nation’s largest providers of rehabilitation services and employment for people who are blind, announced Tom England will assume the role of Vice President of Sales and Marketing. England joins Alphapointe after previously serving as the Regional Market Sales Manager for Cintas. In that position, England increased productivity by 40 percent and…