Comedy Night 2017 was Wildly Successful - May 25, 2017

Hosted by Fred DeMarco, the 29th annual Comedy Night fundraiser was held at Stoney Creek Hotel on April 26th benefiting Job Point and Assistance League® of Mid-Missouri with over $58,000 raised.  Local comedians set the stage: Dr. Mark Adams of Columbia Orthopaedic Group serving as Master of Ceremonies; Judge Gary Oxenhandler; Tom Procter, MFA Oil …

Job Point Announces 2016 Awards - March 22, 2017

                        Job Point proudly announced its 2016 Award Recipients during its Annual Awards Banquet at the Reynolds Alumni Center at the University of Missouri on March 9th.  From over 400 persons served, two individuals were honored for outstanding employment and personal triumph with an …

Meet our Treasurer, Erica Pefferman - February 3, 2017

My journey with Job Point has been a very fun and interesting one. It started when I was wrangled into being an apprentice for our (now retired) fundraiser “Job Point Celebrity Apprentice.” Ah, who am I kidding — it didn’t take much wrangling! I love a party, I love helping people, and I love shenanigans. …

In Memoriam, Gary Taylor, 1965 – 2016 - December 6, 2016

Our hearts are heavy. This is a very sad time for the Job Point family. Please be patient as we mourn one of our own. Rest in peace, Gary Taylor. An exceptional man, mentor and leader who will be immeasurably missed. Gary’s passion for at risk young people was unparalleled and the lives he touched …

Job Point Announces Fiscal Year 2017 Board of Directors - October 20, 2016

Job Point proudly announces its 2016-2017 Board of Directors slate of officers.  Serving as Chair is, Chuck Bowman, Monarch Title Company; Vice Chair, John Mullette, Culligan Water Conditioning; Treasurer, Erica Pefferman, The Business Times Company; Secretary, Amanda Wooden, Manor Roofing & Restoration Services; Member At-Large, Ben Falby, True/False Film Festival; Past Chair, Matt Garrett, KOMU …

Job Point Notified of Federal YouthBuild Grant - September 23, 2016

On September 22nd U.S. Secretary of Labor, Thomas E. Perez, announced the award of approximately $80.3 million to 77 organizations nationwide for YouthBuild programs.  Job Point will receive $1.1 million from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) over a three year period to enhance its YouthBuild activities in Boone County.  Secretary Perez said, “All young …

Meet our Vice President, Nancy Silver - August 16, 2016

For a number of years after relocating to mid-Missouri, the work of the Community Rehabilitation Center, later to become Advent Enterprises, and even later to become Job Point, allured me. Shortly after graduating from Mizzou, I applied for a position I was grossly underqualified for. The company’s reputation was second to none, and I wanted …

Meet our Board of Directors Vice Chair, Chuck Bowman - August 16, 2016

As a Board member, I am extremely proud of my association with Job Point. I appreciate the effort each staff member provides by sharing their talents and passion to enhance the lives of people they work with. I am privileged to witness the end result of Job Point’s efforts as they train students and prepare …

Meet our Board Chair, Tina Workman - August 3, 2016

Almost five years ago, a friend called to ask if I was willing to serve on the board of Job Point. I said, “Who’s Job Point?” She said Job Point provides educational services to those in need and then provides placement services for his or her employment. “Wow,” I said.  “That sounds like something I …

Meet our President & CEO, Steven A. Smith - August 3, 2016

My involvement with Job Point started innocently enough, when Board Chairman Matt Garrett asked me to serve on the board of directors, beginning in August of 2014. As I had just completed seven years service on the Heart of Missouri United Way Board earlier in 2014, I accepted after a quick review of Job Point’s …

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