Category Archives: ProAct in the News

Prepared, supported, confident in thrift store job

A thriving, friendly associate at the Salvation Army Thrift Store in downtown Red Wing, Sarah Halpaus prices and tags clothing and helps to keep the sales floor looking sharp. After ...


Parent makes 200 masks for Red Wing

The need for masks at ProAct prompted some hard work by the parent of a participant in Red Wing. Vicki Bowen made 200 with attractive designs in preparation for the ...


Third career’s a charm in Red Wing

She’s versatile, she’s new, she figures things out and brings a wealth of experience to ProAct in Red Wing. “It’s very fun. I wish I would have thought about this ...


Recognition Banquet for Red Wing, Zumbrota

The Red Wing/Zumbrota/Hudson Recognition Banquet at Treasure Island Resort and Casino heralded 50 years of service in Red Wing. “You guys are one of the reasons Red Wing is such ...

ProAct Business Services Manager Mary McGeheran, left and CEO Steve Ditschler, right, present ProAct’s Business Partner of the Year Award to Design n Bloom owner Gayle Kenow and her husband, Steve Kenow. Located in Eagan, the floral business has operated since 2001 and employs several individuals with disabilities.

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 ...


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 ...


ProAct Playhouse receives Life Enrichment Award

Established community theater program recognized by Minnesota Organization for Habilitation and Rehabilitation (MOHR) as highly beneficial to individuals with disabilities ProAct, Inc., a nonprofit serving people with disabilities based in ...


ProAct Playhouse on Fox 9 News – Get Me to the Polls on Time

The station interviewed individuals and staff from ProAct in Eagan for the upcoming ProAct Playhouse Production. Click to see the Fox 9 story and be sure to watch the television ...