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 …

Summer Graduation - June 16, 2016

On June 9th we celebrated the achievements of our graduates at St. Luke United Methodist Church. Fifteen students completed the Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning program, one from Highway/Heavy Construction (HHC), one from Intermediate Construction Trades, and six from YouthBuild. We congratulate those who were in attendance and all other recent graduates who were not …

Comedy Night 2016 - May 10, 2016

Hosted by Fred DeMarco, the 28th annual Comedy Night fundraiser was held at Déjà Vu on April 28th benefiting Job Point and Assistance League® of Mid-Missouri with over $56,000 raised.  Local comedians set the stage.  Dr. John Adams of Columbia Surgical Associates served as Master of Ceremonies and shared some humorous life lessons learned, while …

Cosmos are our HERO - April 12, 2016

2015-2016 Board of Directors Announced - December 19, 2015

Job Point proudly announces its 2015-2016 Board of Directors slate of officers.  Serving as Chair is Tina Workman, Shelter Insurance Companies; Vice Chair, Chuck Bowman, Monarch Title Company; Treasurer, John Mullette, Culligan Water Conditioning; Secretary, Erica Pefferman, The Business Times Company; Member At-Large, Ben Falby, True/False Film Festival; and Past Chair, Matt Garrett, KOMU & …

2015 Local Celebrity Apprentice Crowned - December 19, 2015

Job Point congratulates Columbia’s 2015 Local Celebrity Apprentice, Amanda Stone, of Jacobs Property Management.  Matt “The Boss” McCormick, President of Columbia Area Chamber of Commerce, selected Ms. Stone at Job Point’s 6th annual event held at Deja Vu.  Twelve local business people competed in four teams to raise awareness and money for Job Point in …

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