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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 ...

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ProAct President Judie Foster-Lupkin

President Judie Foster-Lupkin

New ProAct President Judie Foster-Lupkin is a native of Oregon. She’s led organizations serving people with disabilities on both the day program and residential sides of the industry. Foster-Lupkin had ...

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Prepared, supported, confident in thrift store job

A thriving, friendly associate at the Salvation Army Thrift Store in downtown Red Wing, Sarah Halpaus prices and tags clothing and helps to keep the sales floor looking sharp. After ...

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Long satisfied life, brain injury and all

Ed Lane did not want to retire. His passion in life was work, and ProAct in Eagan was where he did it. The 72-year-old was having health issues in January, ...

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Corks find new value for crafters, ProAct sorts and packages

Popped corks are thought of for celebrations, special moments and congrats, but they’re also popular with craft hobbyists. A ProAct crew sorts them for sale before the coronavirus shutdown. “People ...

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Parent makes 200 masks for Red Wing

The need for masks at ProAct prompted some hard work by the parent of a participant in Red Wing. Vicki Bowen made 200 with attractive designs in preparation for the ...

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Third career’s a charm in Red Wing

She’s versatile, she’s new, she figures things out and brings a wealth of experience to ProAct in Red Wing. “It’s very fun. I wish I would have thought about this ...

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More masks needed

ProAct anticipates that masks will be essential for both staff and participants upon their return and that they will be difficult to come by, so we are asking our partners ...

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Mom says ProAct is daughter’s ‘everything’

Dear ProAct,This is a lot of wonderful reaching out from a program and employees who are very missed. My daughter, Dahni Jo Erickson, gets up every day and says, “Mama, ...

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COVID-19 Safety Preparedness Plan released

As part of its commitment to provide a safe and healthy workplace for all workers and a safe and healthy environment for its participants, ProAct has issued an extensive COVID-19 ...

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