Alphapointe Announces Suppliers of the Year

Alphapointe Announces Suppliers of the Year

Due to the pandemic, Alphapointe was unable to host its annual awards/recognition events in 2020, so we’re making up for lost ground! At our 2021 holiday party and awards event, Alphapointe was able to formally recognize and honor both our 2020 and 2021 Suppliers of the Year! 2020 Supplier of the Year – C.H. Robinson…

Mission Moment: Securing Dream Position Through Alphapointe Job Placement Services

Mission Moment: Securing Dream Position Through Alphapointe Job Placement Services

By Mark D’Altorio The unemployment rate for people with vision loss is 70 percent and Alphapointe aims to address the situation by offering career counseling, job search assistance, resume/cover letter writing and skills for networking, job interviewing and position placement. Erik Ramos was an Alphapointe employee for more than 10 years and held a variety…

Alphapointe Announces Volunteers of the Year

Alphapointe Announces Volunteers of the Year

Due to the pandemic, Alphapointe was unable to host its annual awards/recognition events in 2020, so we’re making up for lost ground! At our 2021 holiday party and awards event, Alphapointe was able to formally recognize and honor the 2020 Volunteers of the Year!   Collette Wright  Collette is a fourth-year undergraduate student at the…

Alphapointe Announces Employees of the Year

Alphapointe Announces Employees of the Year

Alphapointe is pleased to honor its dedicated team members with our annual series of recognition awards. These individuals represent the collective spirit and determination as Alphapointe pursues its commitment toward achieving its mission of empowering people with vision loss to achieve their goals and aspirations. Since our founding in 1911, thousands of individuals have worked…

Alphapointe's Cornell Williams Named NYSPSP Employee of the Year

Alphapointe's Cornell Williams Named NYSPSP Employee of the Year

The Empire State Employment Resources for the Blind Board, on behalf of the New York State Preferred Source Program for New Yorkers who are Blind (NYSPSP), announced that Alphapointe team member Cornell Williams is the 2021 NYSPSP Employee of the Year. Williams joined Alphapointe in 2015 and initially served as a machine operator and mail…

Mission Moment: Macular Degeneration Can't Stop Carla

Mission Moment: Macular Degeneration Can't Stop Carla

Carla Rhines is a senior living with age-related macular degeneration, a condition affecting the central part of the retina (the macula) and resulting in distortion or loss of central vision. Carla was referred to Alphapointe’s Low Vision Clinic where she received an evaluation by the low vision optometrist and occupational therapist. She then received follow…

Alphapointe Announces Launch of 508 Accessibility Compliance Division

Alphapointe Announces Launch of 508 Accessibility Compliance Division

Alphapointe announced the launch of a new 508 Accessibility Compliance Division designed to assist organizations in ensuring website accessibility. 508 Compliance refers to Section 508 of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which requires any electronic communication products used by, made by or sold to the federal government to be accessible to anyone with physical,…