Category Archives: Red Wing

ProAct response to COVID-19

To ensure the health and safety of our participants, stakeholders and staff during this current health crisis, ProAct is implementing the following policies and processes effective March 16, 2020 and ...

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Red Wing state legislators host ProAct at Capitol

ProAct participants and staff from Red Wing enjoyed an informative Capitol tour followed by an engaging sit-down session with their state senator and representative. Rep. Barb Haley and Sen. Mike ...

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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.

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 ...

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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.

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 ...

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Open House celebrates 50 in Red Wing

More than 200 people attended the 50th Anniversary Open House celebration for ProAct in Red Wing on October 24. Chamber Ambassadors and The Red Wing Port Authority were joined by ...

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Recognition Banquet for Red Wing, Zumbrota

The Red Wing/Zumbrota/Hudson Recognition Banquet at Treasure Island Resort and Casino heralded 50 years of service in Red Wing. “You guys are one of the reasons Red Wing is such ...

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Matt Weisz, right, and HST Dave Runge work the mat cutting table in Red Wing.

Meeting challenges, making progress

Stepping up to more responsibilities, Red Wing’s Matt Weisz has improved his reliability, works well with everyone and can ramp up production as needed, explains Supervisor Courtney Horne. Weisz manages ...

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Native American education in Red Wing

A cultural session at ProAct in Red Wing took a native turn this summer, when members the Prairie Island Indian Community donned their traditional clothing for an interactive program. “The ...

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50 years serving community- Red Wing

There was an old hospital building on a hill. There were families opening their homes for foster care. And there was a dream to provide work and training for people ...

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Key customer visits for video, helps homeless

Savage-based RPM Drymate, a production customer of ProAct in Red Wing, made a special visit to shoot video for a promotion. The company was featured this summer on FOX 9 ...

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