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ProAct’s Linda Gorenson works in assembly and quality control, handling boxes, labels, products and inserts for Red Wing Shoe branded care kits.

Five decades later, still connected to ‘the Shoe’

ProAct’s Linda Gorenson works in assembly and quality control, handling boxes, labels, products and inserts for Red Wing Shoe branded care kits. Red Wing Shoe Company has supported ProAct in ...

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Paul Kramp has served on the board for 22 years.

Board vet, past longtime member honored

Paul Kramp has served on the board for 22 years. A current and a past veteran of ProAct’s Board of Directors were recognized with engraved awards recently denoting more than ...

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Autism training strengthens services

The Competing Behavior Pathway Model, Applied Behavior Analysis and characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) were a few of the elements of recent autism training sessions attended by about 100 ...

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Audrey Bakos, center, found a fine job match at Riedell Skates in Red Wing. She’s with Finishing Supervisor, Brenda Gold, left, and her trainer and coworker, Vicki Riegelman, whose husband, Paul, is the grandson of the company’s founder. Paul Riedell started the company with his wife, Sophie, in 1945.

High end skate pro makes good fits

Photo: Audrey Bakos, center, found a fine job match at Riedell Skates in Red Wing. She’s with Finishing Supervisor, Brenda Gold, left, and her trainer and coworker, Vicki Riegelman, whose ...

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His FOX 9 talk show thrill

“It was one day I’ll never forget in my life,” said ProAct participant Bill Spencer in Eagan, after attending “The Jason Show,” with FOX 9’s Jason Matheson. Spencer sat in ...

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Direct service professional Whitney Boucha provides one-to-one care for Chloe Kiwus.

Kind, capable staff, outings prompt gift

Photo: Direct service professional Whitney Boucha provides one-to-one care for Chloe Kiwus. At year’s end, some check their list of contacts to thank them for being a wonderful part of ...

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Steve Elsberry with H. Brooks

Food distributor H. Brooks in New Brighton receives ‘Business Partner of the Year’ Award from ProAct

Company gives excellent opportunities to Eagan-based ProAct crews, in sorting, quality control for produce operation Highlighting the importance of employer partnerships to improve the lives of people with disabilities, ProAct, ...

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Reflecting on holiday goodness

Why for so many of us are the holidays some of the best times? Is it because we are reunited with family and friends? Is it our generosity and greater ...

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From the President…

At ProAct, our desire is to be flexible and innovative as we respond to the needs and desires of our participants and their teams. Not every new idea makes it ...

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Support us and enjoy craft beverages

Need the perfect holiday gift?Purchase the CraftHappy Passport App, and support ProAct! The app has BOGO drinks (and more) at 80 breweries, wineries, and distilleries with a potential savings of ...

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