Category Archives: news

Woodbury Bulletin letter: Recognizing direct support professionals

To the editor: It’s been gratifying to see the progress our society has made to be more inclusive of people with disabilities. I expect opportunities for employment, independent living and ...

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Work focus change goes inside, fills need

While a number of participants at ProAct make their way up and out of the work floor environment, some find the need to go from independent jobs to in-center work. ...

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ProAct celebrates Direct Support Professional Week

Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) are crucial to the services provided for people with disabilities. ProAct is celebrating National Direct Support Professional Recognition Week from September 9 to 15. “We want ...

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Taking services to homes, new needs met

A new focus began in June to deliver three new one-to-one services to people with disabilities in their homes or community, with the goal of helping people to become more ...

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Starting over, with new independence, jobs and a future

A pleasant, talkative individual with retail experience is making his foray into office work, while still maintaining a job at Mall of America. Office assistant Brandon Mathiowetz isn’t shy as ...

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County fair visit builds community, offers choices

It was a day of learning, fairground food and interaction for a group of nine ProAct Adult Day Services participants from the Eagan location. Individuals with disabilities had a midday ...

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Twins great Tony Oliva visits ProAct Golf Classic fun and festivities

Attendees at the 2018 ProAct Golf Classic took part in a two-hour meet and greet session over lunch with retired Minnesota Twins rightfielder Tony Oliva. Batting .304 for his career, ...

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2018 ProAct Golf Classic Winners

Mendota Heights team wins ProAct Golf Classic

Wrapping up on the course just before a torrential rainfall, the 2018 ProAct Golf Classic fundraiser at Southview Country Club in West St. Paul entertained 126 golfers, closing with a ...

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Please note Eagan location changes to begin on August 27

To our participants, their families, drivers and residences: Help us keep you safe and better provide services by following the new procedures below: We ask that participants be dropped off ...

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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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