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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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Valued partner: Noiseland Industries

Quick turnarounds, elaborate record jackets and imported vinyl from France are par for the course for Noiseland Industries. The company calls on ProAct to package new and re-released albums in ...

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You can support us through Amazon

A portion of your Amazon purchases can support ProAct if you buy using amazonsmile.com. ProAct is registered. Simply log in and choose us as your organization to support. Join us ...

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Volunteerism helps build job skills

Marta Susag, left and Tom Taylor, right, gain job skills as volunteers at Thrifty Sisters in Bay City, Wis. ProAct Coordinator Gloria Solsaa said Owner Pam Wilkins, center, is “wonderful, ...

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Employer partner finds match

Photo: Culver’s GM Tara Vonte relies on Brandon Marcks, who washes dishes on weekday afternoons and helps keep the restaurant clean. Brandon Marcks at ProAct in Red Wing was ready ...

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Observant employee discovers crash

Stopped behind a school bus and riding with participants one late afternoon last fall, ProAct direct support professional Amanda Anderson peered out of the bus window and saw a couple ...

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Recognition Banquet honors

These photos first appeared in the “People Achieving” newsletter. To receive it by mail, please email Melinda Lien.

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Steady effort at sports store centers on savory food

The sweet smells of fresh-roasted nuts waft through the air at Cabela’s in Woodbury, where ProAct’s Curtis Nacy is a midday deli outfitter. Based in the Speckled Loon Cafe, one ...

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