Category Archives: news

Pre-ETS student preps product, adapts, grows skills

Transition school student David Robins is glad to call his work spot home, and it’s a busy one, at the Savers thrift store in Apple Valley. Sorting clothes into boxes ...

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Love Bundles raise $630 in Shakopee

By Ali Brown, Shakopee Program Manager ProAct’s Shakopee Valentine’s Balloon Fundraiser looked a bit different this year, yes, due to COVID! On a normal year, our facility would be filled ...

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ProAct board chair offers financial expertise

Arleen Sullivan, a chief commercial client services officer with Old National Bank, is serving as chair of the board for ProAct, Inc. for the 2021 fiscal year. “I am pleased ...

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Testimonials

I cannot begin to tell you how wonderful it is to be working with you and your team! I can sum it up in one word, PROFESSIONALISM. Cindy is on ...

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On mission, committed to serve

Dear ProAct families and participants, customers and supporters, You may be aware that we have had several staff and people in our programs out due to precautions or quarantining for ...

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CEO: Services grow, hopeful for future, benefits of vaccines

It’s a new year and there’s wider appreciation for something we have valued for a long time – socialization. Who could have predicted that a virus would help us to ...

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Great medicine: laughter reaches people in homes through virtual enrichment

A little jesting, some teasing and “how are yous” can go a long way. Throw in humor as the topic of study, connect a dozen ProAct participants with their instructor ...

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CEO leaves legacy of trust, integrity, respect

Retiring ProAct CEO Steve Ditschler led the organization for some 20 years, coordinating an expansion from one to six locations and a fourfold increase in revenue. “I think ProAct is ...

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ProAct 2020 Service Awards

Please enjoy this video and slideshow sampling of ProAct’s 2020 service awards for longtime participants from four of the nonprofit’s locations. The COVID-19 environment changed how they were presented, sometimes ...

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Holiday blessings, continued service

Count your blessings is a phrase we often hear, and we are counting many at ProAct as the year end holidays approach. It is a privilege to serve people and ...

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