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Julie Johnson, left, president of the Minnesota Organization for Habilitation and Rehabilitation (MOHR), presented a Life Enrichment Award at Lakeville Area Arts Center to leaders of ProAct Playhouse, a drama program for individuals with disabilities. From her left are Co-directors Matt Briggs and Amanda Thomm, and Production Director Kelly Campion. Briggs said the goal of the program is to enhance self-esteem, build communication skills and professional presence. ProAct is based in Eagan.

ProAct Playhouse receives Life Enrichment Award

Established community theater program recognized by Minnesota Organization for Habilitation and Rehabilitation (MOHR) as highly beneficial to individuals with disabilities ProAct, Inc., a nonprofit serving people with disabilities based in ...

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New Options News and Views

Be sure to check out the latest newsletter update from New Options – ProAct in Shakopee. There’s a lot happening in Scott County. View the newsletter in pdf format

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Earning opportunity, solid support at BIC

When a product order needs fixing at BIC Graphic, Melanie Henderson is there. “After the orders go out, if there is an issue with them, we get contacted to either ...

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Zumbrota stable, popular, responsive to needs

Cattle trailers stop for traffic alongside ProAct’s Zumbrota location in this intimate downtown where the provider has been a stable community asset since 1994. “We get to know the person ...

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Not giving up, 20-year participant makes jump to job market

Ed Hubley, foreground, stocks shelves at the Dollar Tree store in Cottage Grove and is appreciated by Store Manager Tracy Arett, left, and ProAct Designated Coordinator Charlotte Eastin. Using a ...

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Record drifts in Red Wing defy memory

Major snowstorms and icy roads impacted ProAct’s Red Wing location in February, but few could predict, or remember a dramatic scene like the drifts on the morning of February 25. ...

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Grant for wellness brings stand-up desks

“Sit-to-stand” computer desks came to ProAct in Red Wing thanks to a grant from Goodhue County and the Statewide Health Improvement Partnership (SHIP). “It’s fantastic,” said Designated Coordinator Rachel NaSal. ...

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From the President

It is always gratifying to contribute to the success and satisfaction of the people we serve. It is one of the reasons many of us chose to work in this ...

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Great host, her skills fit

The lunch crowd can line up all the way out the front door at Chik-fil-A in Maplewood, and as the food comes out, ProAct’s Virginia Moorhouse is there to keep ...

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School, work brought on Hudson hotel job

An unpaid internship at River Falls Area Hospital gave Rachel Estes valuable experience. After graduating high school, her next phase involves a good paying job, thanks in part to ProAct. ...

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