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ProAct’s Linda Gorenson works in assembly and quality control, handling boxes, labels, products and inserts for Red Wing Shoe branded care kits.
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Five decades later, still connected to ‘the Shoe’

ProAct’s Linda Gorenson works in assembly and quality control, handling boxes, labels, products and inserts for Red Wing Shoe branded care kits. Red Wing Shoe Company has supported ProAct in that city from day one, and continues to connect by ...

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Paul Kramp has served on the board for 22 years.
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Board vet, past longtime member honored

Paul Kramp has served on the board for 22 years. A current and a past veteran of ProAct’s Board of Directors were recognized with engraved awards recently denoting more than 20 years of service to the nonprofit. Board member Paul ...

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Autism training strengthens services

The Competing Behavior Pathway Model, Applied Behavior Analysis and characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) were a few of the elements of recent autism training sessions attended by about 100 ProAct staff members. ProAct is partnering with the Autism Society ...

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Audrey Bakos, center, found a fine job match at Riedell Skates in Red Wing. She’s with Finishing Supervisor, Brenda Gold, left, and her trainer and coworker, Vicki Riegelman, whose husband, Paul, is the grandson of the company’s founder. Paul Riedell started the company with his wife, Sophie, in 1945.
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High end skate pro makes good fits

Photo: Audrey Bakos, center, found a fine job match at Riedell Skates in Red Wing. She’s with Finishing Supervisor, Brenda Gold, left, and her trainer and coworker, Vicki Riegelman, whose husband, Paul, is the grandson of the company’s founder. Paul ...

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His FOX 9 talk show thrill

“It was one day I’ll never forget in my life,” said ProAct participant Bill Spencer in Eagan, after attending “The Jason Show,” with FOX 9’s Jason Matheson. Spencer sat in the front row with his personal care assistant, Jackie Spande, ...

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Old cords, light strings can be recycled to provide employment – Access Press

ProAct continues to accept used holiday lights at many locations. Details were shared in Access Press. https://bit.ly/39CABFM #recycling #minnesota #disabilities

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HISTORY NOTE: ProAct’s recent history is one of innovation, change – Access Press

Part 2 of ProAct’s 50th Anniversary story ran in the Dec. issue of Access Press https://bit.ly/2u7ACkI It was reprinted from the Red Wing Republican Eagle. #disabilities #redwing #minnesota

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Direct service professional Whitney Boucha provides one-to-one care for Chloe Kiwus.
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Kind, capable staff, outings prompt gift

Photo: Direct service professional Whitney Boucha provides one-to-one care for Chloe Kiwus. At year’s end, some check their list of contacts to thank them for being a wonderful part of their lives. They are grateful for the service or cause ...

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Food distributor H. Brooks in New Brighton receives ‘Business Partner of the Year’ Award from ProAct – ProAct, Inc. Serving people with disabilities for more than 45 years.

Congratulations to H. Brooks, which was named a Business Partner of the Year by ProAct, Inc., a nonprofit that serves people with disabilities. #disabilities #minnesota #awards https://bit.ly/39voCKb FOOD DISTRIBUTOR H. BROOKS IN NEW BRIGHTON RECEIVES ‘BUSINESS PARTNER OF THE YEAR’ ...

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Steve Elsberry with H. Brooks
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Food distributor H. Brooks in New Brighton receives ‘Business Partner of the Year’ Award from ProAct

Company gives excellent opportunities to Eagan-based ProAct crews, in sorting, quality control for produce operation Highlighting the importance of employer partnerships to improve the lives of people with disabilities, ProAct, Inc. in Eagan named H. Brooks of New Brighton a ...

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