Category Archives: ProAct in the News

Tim Benjamin and Mike Kraines

Help for Minnesota newspaper ‘gem’

ProAct joined a group of 14 disability service providers to support Access Press, the only statewide newspaper in the U.S. that covers all disabilities. Together, they contributed more than $9,000. ...

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From the President . . .

We have a great Board of Directors that provide very effective leadership for ProAct, and I am pleased to announce the addition of Pat Jones as our newest board member. ...

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Gardening goodness from four locations

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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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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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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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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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