Category Archives: New Options – Shakopee

He cared for all, found purpose

Dennis O’Meara was the perfect, “small town kind of guy,” said one staff member. He was the oldest participant at ProAct in Shakopee, and tallied nearly 31 years with the ...


Helping student to pursue his ‘wings’

Cleared for takeoff, it was onward and upward for one young man served by ProAct. Kevin Valverde Bustos has career aspirations to be a pilot, and ProAct employment specialist Cindy ...


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 ...


ProAct Shakopee Virtual May Day Flower Sale – and more

Brighten someone’s day, and brighten your own – ProAct’s Virtual May Day Flower Sale has some fantastic plants to offer – and your purchase supports services for people with disabilities ...


ProAct Shakopee families cope with stay home order

It’s a testament to the fact that real lives are impacted when people with disabilities must stay home. ProAct families served in Shakopee gave updates on their loved ones. Sarah ...

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 ...


ProAct suspending many services starting March 20 in response to COVID-19

March 18, 2020 ProAct has worked diligently to ensure the health and safety of both our participants and staff during these challenging times relating to the COVID-19 pandemic. We take ...


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 ...

Valentine's items for sale by ProAct

Valentine’s Day sale in Shakopee to benefit people with disabilities

Balloons, candy and uniquely decorated giftswill help fund recreational activities at ProAct Unique balloons and candy gifts sold by ProAct in Shakopee could be the best answer for what to ...


New Options – ProAct Fall Festival, recognition

The annual Fall Festival event at New Options- ProAct in Shakopee featured dozens of costumes, a photo booth, food, a DJ and a dance. New this year were service awards, ...