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South metro church understands inclusion

Pastors Tom Evans and Michael Mulso with Emanuel Lutheran Church in Inver Grove Heights understand inclusion and how to create a meaningful role for people with disabilities in a church ...

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‘Snack Attack’ teaches, fills cravings

By Ali Brown, Day Support Services Manager One important question asked by our participants when they returned in-center was, “Are the vending machines open and can I buy a pop ...

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Eagan site hosts county vaccine clinic

by Kim Feller, VP of programs and services We were thrilled to have had the opportunity to partner with Dakota County to provide COVID-19 vaccinations to our participants, their families ...

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Donations prompt long awaited outing to theater

Ready … set … action! ProAct in Shakopee was able to provide its first community outing in over a year by renting a movie theatre from Marcus Theatres! Proceeds from ...

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Return to independence, personal growth comes with retail job

When another disability provider closed its doors last year, Michael Zalesky, who is in his mid-30s, was let go from a warehouse crew after three years. Family said he loved ...

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Garden prep underway, sales in May

Signs of spring are in the air and ProAct in Shakopee is prepping for a bountiful garden harvest with mini-greenhouses inside and plans for garden beds and the full outdoor ...

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Day at Capitol, chance for input, comaraderie

Minnesota Virtual Disability Services Day at the Capitol drew out groups from ProAct in Red Wing and Eagan. Some participated in the online rally and others met with their legislators ...

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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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