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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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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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New Options – ProAct Fall Festival, recognition

The annual Fall Festival event at New Options- ProAct in Shakopee featured dozens of costumes, a photo booth, food, a DJ and a dance. New this year were service awards, ...

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Open House celebrates 50 in Red Wing

More than 200 people attended the 50th Anniversary Open House celebration for ProAct in Red Wing on October 24. Chamber Ambassadors and The Red Wing Port Authority were joined by ...

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ProAct Business Partner Network meets, plans strategy

ProAct VP Kim Feller kicked off the first meeting of the ProAct Business Partner Network, a group of committed employers that seeks to increase opportunities for people with disabilities and ...

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Recognition, 10 year celebration in Hudson

ProAct in Hudson recently held its First Annual Recognition Awards Banquet to recognize participants with disabilities, eat and share some good cheer with families. Participants and staff made seven different ...

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