Category Archives: news

ProAct Recognition Banquet- Red Wing

Individuals served, their families and staff came together at Treasure Island Resort and Casino for ProAct’s 45th Annual Recognition Banquet. The nonprofit’s Red Wing, Hudson and Zumbrota locations were among ...


TreeHouse Foods, DARTS named for awards

Large national food supplier and established nonprofit serving older adults provide work opportunities for individuals based at ProAct’s facility in Eagan Providing exemplary work opportunities for people with disabilities based ...


Grocery job tryout serves Wis. teen

Past prom queen Eden Foster is learning new things about popularity, and customer service, as one of the first of a group of teens with disabilities who are trying out ...

ProAct building front Eagan

Different staff roles, each impacting individuals for good

Whether it involves serving others on-site, with a work crew or finding someone a job in the community, there’s one thing these staffers have in common– the satisfaction gained by ...


Her costumes make actors come alive

After years of crafting Halloween costumes for her nieces, nephews, and dogs, volunteer Debbie Brevig took on the challenge of creating theater outfits for ProAct Playhouse on a tight budget. ...

Roz Peterson speaks to a group in Savage.

Sharing concerns with legislators

ProAct and other disability day programs joined residential providers to take their messages about disability services to a candidates’ breakfast in Savage organized by ARRM and the Minnesota Organization for ...

Shakopee raised garden at ProAct.

New Options receives grant, contributions

New Options in Shakopee recently received a grant from the Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative to purchase an outdoor canopy with chairs, supplies for a raised garden bed and furniture covers ...


From the President . . .

We have a great Board of Directors that provide very effective leadership for ProAct, and I am pleased to announce the addition of Pat Jones as our newest board member. ...


Gardening goodness from four locations

This New Options/Scott County DAC had used this former Jordan elementary school building in Lydia in the late 1970s near Minnesota Highway 13 and Scott County Road 10.

50th Anniversary for New Options

New Options- ProAct is planning a 50th Anniversary celebration on October 23. When the Shakopee provider came on board with ProAct in January, it garnered the distinct privilege of being ...