ProAct In The News

1/16 Hudson Star Observer features ProAct job placement

Coordinator joins Chamber of Commerce Board

12/15 Christmas Lights Recycling Returns with ProAct servicing multiple locations
Pioneer Press | KSTP Channel 5 | Access Press

11/15 'Keep it Beautiful' Recycling event gathers e-waste materials
KTTC- TV 10 | KWNG 106 Radio (mp3 audio)

10/15 ProAct names Employers of the Year | Access Press story

9/15 ProAct honors City of Red Wing

9/15 ProAct earns maximum accreditation from CARF professional standards group

8/15 ProAct eRecycling Services in the news- KTTC-TV 10 | KSTP-TV 5 | Recycling Today

Calif. Resource Recovery Assoc. | Storage and Reduction Biz Mag

Carolina Recycling Assoc. | Observatorio del Plastico

WGEM-TV | Fox-TV 28

Golf Classic Winners features - Sun Thisweek newspapers

6/15 Expanded employment opportunities - Hudson Star Observer

5/15 First annual dance in Hudson a success

Hudson Daybreak Rotary gives $2k for garden project

Golf Classic moves to Southview Country Club

4/15 South metro superintendent elected to ProAct Board - Sun Thisweek

2/15 ProAct Board members elected - Sun Thisweek

1/15 2015 Holiday Calendar

12/14 Recycle Your Holidays with ProAct - Rochester Post Bulletin - KDWA radio (mp3 audio) Sun Thisweek

Bag recycling question answered WCCO 4 News

New Adult Day Care program at ProAct in Zumbrota - Kenyon Leader - Zumbrota News Record - Sun Thisweek - Red Wing Republican Eagle

11/14 ProAct Birdworks wreaths featured on KARE 11

10/14 ProAct Worker honored for 40 years on job Lake City Graphic

Red Wing Employers of the Year

Eagan Employers of the Year Star Tribune Sun Thisweek

P.I.G. honored by ProAct Pierce County Herald

8/14 Wind chimes project featured on YouTube

1/14 ProAct receives $200k grant from State of Minn.
Rochester Post-Bulletin

12/13 Eagan Employers of the Year
St. Paul Pioneer Press

11/13 Recycle Your Holidays
Star Tribune | St. Paul Pioneer Press | Sunthisweek Newspapers | Town Square TV | Announcement

10/13 Cleaning crew assists City of Red Wing
Republican Eagle (pdf)

10/13 ProAct begins effort to recycle more than 100,000 pounds
of plastic bags per year
Sun Thisweek Newspapers

9/13 TDS Team wins tournament
Star Tribune (pdf), Sun Thisweek News

6/13 ProAct Golf Classic
Star Trib, Patch, Pioneer Press
MN Golf, CityPages

4/13
United Ways provide support
Rochester Post Bulletin

3/13
Bear Valley Riders supports ProAct
Rochester Post-Bulletin, Mazeppa-Zumbro
Falls Messenger, Patch, others

1/13
ProAct named for Community
Award
SunThisWeek, Farmington Independent,
Post-Bulletin

11/12
Access Press
St. Paul Pioneer Press
Sun This Week, Eagan Patch

10/12
Pioneer Press, Sun ThisWeek,
Eagan Patch

feature ProAct winners

Channel 45 interviews
ProAct CEO Steve Ditschler

9/12
Red Wing Republican-Eagle

SunThisweek Newspapers

Dakota County Business Tribune

8/12
Patch Edina, Lakeville, Hudson

Star Tribune

Bloomington Crow

Zumbrota News Record

6/12
Eagan Patch

4/12
New Richmond News

2/12
Hudson Star-Observer

Hudson Patch

10/11
Zumbrota News Record

Republican Eagle

Republican Eagle

Dakota County Tribune Business Weekly

8/11
Dakota County Tribune Business Weekly

Star Tribune

Red Wing Republican Eagle

Hudson Star-Observer

Hudson Star-Observer

Sun Current

12/10
Hudson Star-Observer

10/10
Eagan Sun Current

9/10
Dakota County Tribune Business Weekly

Eagan Sun Current

Star Tribune

8/10
Hastings Star Gazette

6/10
LifeScience Alley Newsletter

5/10
Rochester Post-Bulletin

(archived news stories)

News Releases

TONS OF PLASTIC BAGS DESTINED FOR NEW PRODUCT PRODUCTION
Growing sort effort involves many pick up locations, people with disabilities

PROACT ELECTS OFFICERS, MEMBERS FOR BOARD OF DIRECTORS
St. Paul attorney Teri McCloughan elected board chair of Eagan-based organization

TDS METROCOM TEAM WINS 2013 PROACT GOLF CLASSIC
Led by Rob Armfield, threesome scores 12 under par at Hastings Country Club. photo

EXPERIENCED PLACEMENT SPECIALIST TO PROMOTE JOB OPPORTUNITIES IN HUDSON
Kyle Adams has been appointed job developer at ProAct in Hudson, the nonprofit’s only Wisconsin location. pdf | doc | photo

HUDSON DAYBREAK ROTARY AWARDS $2,500 TO PROACT FOR BIRD WREATH PROJECT
People with disabilities learn valuable employment skills from the activity,
which saw over 1,000 wreaths produced pdf | doc | photo

UNITED WAYS CONTRIBUTE TO PROGRAMS, SUPPORTED EMPLOYMENT EFFORT
Grants from the United Way of Hastings to support programs for people with disabilities and from the United Way of Goodhue, Wabasha and Pierce Counties pdf | doc

AREA SADDLE CLUB DONATES $1,500 TO PROACT IN RED WING (photo)
Bear Valley Riders shares proceeds from rodeos to provide outdoor exercise equipment

PROACT NAMES EMPLOYERS OF THE YEAR pdf | doc | photos
Asset Marketing, Chuck & Don's Pet Food Warehouse, IMV Technologies, Peanut's Place

SAGES EVENT COVERS NUTS AND BOLTS OF TRUSTS, WILLS, OTHER FINANCIAL MATTERS

ULLR FOUNDATION PROVIDES EXERCISE EQUIPMENT IN RED WING
Bloomington-based charitable arm of ULLR Ski, Bike and Social Club continues tradition of fitness support. Read more

GOLF CLASSIC SPONSORS THANKED, EVENT PHOTOS SHARED
Staples Financial Group takes home first place title. Read more

PROACT IS NEW PARTNER IN NEW DAKOTA COUNTY RECYCLING EFFORT
The Message in a Bottle Program will be adding 75 locations south of the river, mostly in Dakota County. Read more to learn about this recycling effort and ProAct's participation.

PROACT, INC. PURCHASES HUDSON BUILDING FOR LIFE OPPORTUNITIES PROGRAM, SERVES AS NONPROFIT’S FOURTH LOCATION Previously leased single-story, 5,400-square-foot structure for growing program provides people with disabilities with employment and training services…(read more)

WISCONSIN HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL NAMED TO PROACT, INC. BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Seasoned physical therapist Deanna Wanzek started Special Children Center in Hudson, teaches pediatrics at St. Catherine University in St. Paul...(read more)

BOHMBACH NAMED PRODUCTION MANAGER FOR PROACT'S RED WING LOCATION SERVING PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
Well known Red Wing native manages sales and contract work for business customers, builds on human resources and rehabilitation background...(read more)

RETIRING PROACT MAINSTAY SAYS WORLD HAS CHANGED FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES OVER HIS FOUR DECADES AT NONPROFIT
Production Director Paul Rodewald has witnessed shifts to community-based housing, daytime work programs and community employment over his career in Red Wing...(read more)

MANUFACTURING CONSULTANT JON WILBRECHT NAMED TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF PROACT, INC.
Former owner of manufacturing firms to offer guidance to ProAct, which provides employment, skills development and enrichment services to people with disabilities...(read more)

RED WING ORGANIZATIONS TO BE HONORED BY PROACT FOR BEING LONG TERM EMPLOYERS OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
Norwood Promotional Products, Capital Safety, and Goodhue County to receive awards as long term employer partners at annual recognition banquet...(read more)

PROACT GOLF CLASSIC AT HASTINGS COUNTRY CLUB AUGUST 15
The 18-hole event begins with registration from 10 to 11:30 a.m., with an early lunch starting at 10:45 a.m. and a shotgun start at 11:45 a.m. Live and silent auctions, a raffle and a gourmet dinner will follow the game...(read more)

WORKOUT ROOM FOR PROACT'S PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES GETS ANOTHER BOOST WITH NEW EXERCISE EQUIPMENT FROM SKI CLUB FOUNDATION
ULLR 'Ski for Light' Foundation contributes nearly $2,400 for stair stepper, elliptical and treadmill, as part of more than $6,300 in fitness equipment donations since 2008...(read more)

PROACT, INC. NAMES GREG PECHMAN SALES MANAGER OF EAGAN-BASED NONPROFIT SERVING PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
With almost three decades of sales experience, Pechman will develop work assignments from area companies and organizations for program participants...(read more)

LONGTIME GOODHUE COUNTY DIRECTOR FOUND LASTING VALUE IN HIRING PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
Greg Schoener's 40 years in the industry were impacted early on by innovative programs providing work for people with disabilities...(read more)

LAKE CITY CLOTHING STORE DONATES NEW OUTFITS FOR 'FAST TRACK TO SUCCESS' PROGRAM SERVING PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
The Corner Closet finds ProAct to be well suited recipient due to its focus on job training and employment...(read more)

PROACT'S LIFE OPPORTUNITIES PROGRAM OPENS NEW FACILITY IN HUDSON, WIS. TO BETTER SERVE PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
Eagan, Minn.-based nonprofit started western Wisconsin program in 2009, with work, life skills and recreation offerings for Huson and the surrounding area...(read more)

EMPLOYERS OF THE YEAR FOR 2010 ANNOUNCED BY PROACT
Nonprofit serving people with disabilities selects Fairfield Inn, Santa Barbara Medco and T&K Restaurant Franchise as exceptional employers...(read more)

(archived news releases)

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