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Food distributor named a Business Partner of the Year

Highlighting the importance of employer partnerships to improve the lives of people with disabilities, ProAct, Inc. in Eagan named H. Brooks of New Brighton a 2019 Business Partner of the ...


Protected: Stretch wrap goes organic

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Matt Weisz, right, and HST Dave Runge work the mat cutting table in Red Wing.

Meeting challenges, making progress

Stepping up to more responsibilities, Red Wing’s Matt Weisz has improved his reliability, works well with everyone and can ramp up production as needed, explains Supervisor Courtney Horne. Weisz manages ...


ProAct names Design n Bloom Business Partner of Year

Family-owned floral business provides numerous work opportunities for individuals placed by ProAct in eagan Highlighting the importance of employer partnerships to improve the lives of people with disabilities, ProAct, Inc. ...


Native American education in Red Wing

A cultural session at ProAct in Red Wing took a native turn this summer, when members the Prairie Island Indian Community donned their traditional clothing for an interactive program. “The ...


50 years serving community- Red Wing

There was an old hospital building on a hill. There were families opening their homes for foster care. And there was a dream to provide work and training for people ...


Key customer visits for video, helps homeless

Savage-based RPM Drymate, a production customer of ProAct in Red Wing, made a special visit to shoot video for a promotion. The company was featured this summer on FOX 9 ...

The 1.2 million pound “Big Boy” steam locomotive rolled into Baldwin, Wis., attracting nearly the entire crew of participants and staff from ProAct in Hudson.

‘Big Boy’ steam train dazzles in Baldwin

Hundreds of people gathered in Baldwin, Wis. for the arrival of the Union Pacific’s “Big Boy,” a restored steam locomotive, and ProAct was there to witness history past’s intersection with ...

Aimee Sandy

Controller attracted by services

Aimee Sandy is the new controller for ProAct, filling a post that was held by Pat McGuire for 27 years. He retired in April. She was attracted to ProAct by ...

Cleaning up the floral prep aftermath, ProAct Adult Day Services participant Craig Blake, left, lightens the load for Design n Bloom owner Gayle Kenow.

Working again, for small biz

Craig Blake used to manage a Jiffy Lube service center until a major health event took a toll on his cognitive abilities. He came to ProAct’s Adult Day Services program, ...