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Pre-ETS student preps product, adapts, grows skills

Transition school student David Robins is glad to call his work spot home, and it’s a busy one, at the Savers thrift store in Apple Valley. Sorting clothes into boxes ...

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Love Bundles raise $630 in Shakopee

By Ali Brown, Shakopee Program Manager ProAct’s Shakopee Valentine’s Balloon Fundraiser looked a bit different this year, yes, due to COVID! On a normal year, our facility would be filled ...

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ProAct board chair offers financial expertise

Arleen Sullivan, a chief commercial client services officer with Old National Bank, is serving as chair of the board for ProAct, Inc. for the 2021 fiscal year. “I am pleased ...

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Testimonials

I cannot begin to tell you how wonderful it is to be working with you and your team! I can sum it up in one word, PROFESSIONALISM. Cindy is on ...

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CEO: Services grow, hopeful for future, benefits of vaccines

It’s a new year and there’s wider appreciation for something we have valued for a long time – socialization. Who could have predicted that a virus would help us to ...

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Great medicine: laughter reaches people in homes through virtual enrichment

A little jesting, some teasing and “how are yous” can go a long way. Throw in humor as the topic of study, connect a dozen ProAct participants with their instructor ...

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CEO leaves legacy of trust, integrity, respect

Retiring ProAct CEO Steve Ditschler led the organization for some 20 years, coordinating an expansion from one to six locations and a fourfold increase in revenue. “I think ProAct is ...

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ProAct 2020 Service Awards

Please enjoy this video and slideshow sampling of ProAct’s 2020 service awards for longtime participants from four of the nonprofit’s locations. The COVID-19 environment changed how they were presented, sometimes ...

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Holiday blessings, continued service

Count your blessings is a phrase we often hear, and we are counting many at ProAct as the year end holidays approach. It is a privilege to serve people and ...

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‘Houseman’ shines for hospitality in Red Wing

After gaining experience at ProAct and in another job with its support, Michael Halpaus found a satisfying job match at a Red Wing hotel through a friend and receives limited ...

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