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ProAct’s Zach Sjoblom, left, met Congressman Steny Hoyer of Maryland at a Burnsville event.

Will passion for politics lead to opportunities? That’s their hope.

Eagan Designated Coordinator Charlotte Eastin has been known to think well outside the box when it comes to work and volunteer opportunities for the individuals she serves, and participant Zach ...

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Deb Robinson

Staying the course by expanding her skills, job loyalty

Deb Robinson at a Mendota Heights McDonald’s had her hours cut after long term road construction impacted the restaurant. She considered finding another position, explains ProAct Designated Coordinator Matt Anderson, ...

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Employees, others turn out for first blood drive

With 17 Eagan staff donors, about half of them fi rst timers, the first Red Cross blood drive held at ProAct in recent memory tapped 21 contributors, and could have ...

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Adapting work to increase participation

A bolt and nut assembly for a Wisconsin company that makes parts for lawn mowers, snowblowers and roto tillers has opened the door of opportunity to a wide range of ...

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City crew expands work in Red Wing

Cleaning crews for ProAct serving the city of Red Wing for half a decade got some added responsibility with the addition of the city’s “Ignite” building to its list of ...

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ProAct earns maximum accreditation for its employment programs from international professional standards group

The Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities has granted ProAct an extension of three years, the longest term given by the worldwide body ProAct, Inc., which provides employment and ...

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From the President . . .

Trust, but verify, a politician once said, and I can report with great satisfaction that our national accrediting organization, CARF, has done that for us with its recent survey. We ...

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Bridging the gap, courtesy of 3M

The convenience of a group work site next door to ProAct in Red Wing came with one minor inconvenience, a dip and water obstacle between the two parking lots to ...

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New Options: 50-year program has much to offer, room to grow with ProAct

Stability, activity, service and staying power have helped define New Options in Shakopee, a Scott County Day Training and Habilitation provider that joined with ProAct in January. “I am excited ...

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Aspiring ProAct model meets trailblazing disability beauty

ProAct’s Julie Green has a dream to work as a model. Mikeala Holmgren is doing it.  Both women have disabilities. Green met Holmgren, the first woman with Down syndrome to ...

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