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…

Kumma-Reeves & Ravin Join Alphapointe Board of Directors

Kumma-Reeves & Ravin Join Alphapointe Board of Directors

Alphapointe is pleased to announce the additions of Amanda Kumma-Reeves and Jeron Ravin as new members of the Alphapointe Board of Directors. A certified public accountant, Kumma-Reeves is as Manager at MarksNelson. Kumma-Reeves works with mid-market companies nationwide to help them meet various reporting needs and improve operational efficiencies. She has been a manager with…

Volunteer Spotlight: Delta Gamma Alumnae Chapter of Kansas City

Volunteer Spotlight: Delta Gamma Alumnae Chapter of Kansas City

As part of the ongoing Volunteer Spotlight series, we checked in with Beth Kelloff & Kristin Wing of the Delta Gamma Alumnae Chapter of Kansas City on why they choose to donate their time and energy to Alphapointe.  Since 1921, Delta Gamma Alumnae Chapter of Kansas City has served our neighbors with many and varied…

Thousands of Students Later, Fettgather Prepares to Retire

Thousands of Students Later, Fettgather Prepares to Retire

How long have you had the same email address? A year? A few years? Maybe even close to a decade? No matter how long, you’re behind Alphapointe Adaptive Technology Instructor Jim Fettgather. And, it’s probably not even close. Fettgather started working at Alphapointe in 1995. Shortly thereafter, he received an email address. Nearly 30 years…

Alphapointe's Cameron Black Makes History with First Pitch

Alphapointe's Cameron Black Makes History with First Pitch

Two years ago, Cameron Black decided that he wanted to learn how to throw a baseball. Most would assume that a person who is blind wouldn’t be able to throw a baseball. Those people were proven wrong. On Friday, Aug. 27, Cameron because the first person who is blind to throw out the first pitch…

Mission Moment: From Sudden Vision Loss to College Freshman

Mission Moment: From Sudden Vision Loss to College Freshman

What if your entire world changed in a matter of a few days? Everything you knew how to do would need to be done differently. Now, imagine if you were in high school when it happened. Willie Solano can relate because that’s exactly how his life unfolded. As a sophomore at Shawnee Mission (Kan.) West…