Category Archives: Eagan

Job Posting – Executive Assistant and Communications Coordinator – Eagan

Requirements: *Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college; at least two years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. *Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Products *Must pass DHS ...


Remembered for her love

She used powerful words to diffuse situations, “I love you.” Many carry this memory of ProAct participant Sherri Baker, who passed away in July. To honor the 54-year-old who attended ...

ProAct West opens to participants for classes

Eagan reopens for limited service

At the ProAct-West building in Eagan, expansive space has made way for people to enjoy services and practice social distancing as the nonprofit reopened in early July for classes. It ...


From ProAct’s CEO

It’s a time of transition at ProAct, and we are looking forward with anticipation to the resumption of many of the services people have come to know and love. As ...


Long satisfied life, brain injury and all

Ed Lane did not want to retire. His passion in life was work, and ProAct in Eagan was where he did it. The 72-year-old was having health issues in January, ...


Corks find new value for crafters, ProAct sorts and packages

Popped corks are thought of for celebrations, special moments and congrats, but they’re also popular with craft hobbyists. A ProAct crew sorts them for sale before the coronavirus shutdown. “People ...


Mom says ProAct is daughter’s ‘everything’

Dear ProAct,This is a lot of wonderful reaching out from a program and employees who are very missed. My daughter, Dahni Jo Erickson, gets up every day and says, “Mama, ...


ProAct Together Virtual Enrichment Services begin

ProAct Together Virtual Enrichment Services will begin in Eagan on Monday, May 4. They will be provided in a classroom setting at a 1:4 ratio. Participants choose their hour-long classes from ...


Missing participants, staff hold mini-parade in Burnsville

Social distancing and bans on large group gatherings left many ProAct staff in Eagan missing the participants they serve each day. So, they decided to do something about it. Program ...

Cindy Besonnie employment specialist for ProAct

ProAct employment services, supports still active

ProAct’s employment specialists are known for their caring, creative, and dedicated services. These skillsets have enabled employment services to continue virtually for students and adults during the coronavirus crisis. Employment ...