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Have you heard about Customized Employment?

It’s a flexible process designed to personalize the employment relationship between a job candidate and an employer that meets the needs of both.  Learn more.

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ProAct Playhouse does Shakespeare

Be sure to view photos from the recent ProAct Playhouse presentation of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at the Lakeville Area Arts Center. The abridged version of the Shakespeare comedy dazzled ...

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Hudson now helps teens with work

The Hudson location recently added more than a dozen high school students with disabilities under age 18 to its work training effort. Job Developer Traci Borchardt said business, life and ...

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Business open house engages

ProAct’s Eagan location held a business open house event, drawing customers and prospects in for presentations and a tour to familiarize them with the nonprofit’s work, and its people. “You ...

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July ProAct Post

Engaging businesses . . . Ice Bucket challenge . . . Great jobs . . . New services in Hudson Read the July issue of the ProAct Post

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ProAct’s Zach Sjoblom, left, met Congressman Steny Hoyer of Maryland at a Burnsville event.

Will passion for politics lead to opportunities? That’s their hope.

Eagan Designated Coordinator Charlotte Eastin has been known to think well outside the box when it comes to work and volunteer opportunities for the individuals she serves, and participant Zach ...

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Deb Robinson

Staying the course by expanding her skills, job loyalty

Deb Robinson at a Mendota Heights McDonald’s had her hours cut after long term road construction impacted the restaurant. She considered finding another position, explains ProAct Designated Coordinator Matt Anderson, ...

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Employees, others turn out for first blood drive

With 17 Eagan staff donors, about half of them fi rst timers, the first Red Cross blood drive held at ProAct in recent memory tapped 21 contributors, and could have ...

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Adapting work to increase participation

A bolt and nut assembly for a Wisconsin company that makes parts for lawn mowers, snowblowers and roto tillers has opened the door of opportunity to a wide range of ...

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City crew expands work in Red Wing

Cleaning crews for ProAct serving the city of Red Wing for half a decade got some added responsibility with the addition of the city’s “Ignite” building to its list of ...

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