Category Archives: ProAct in the News

Julie Johnson, left, president of the Minnesota Organization for Habilitation and Rehabilitation (MOHR), presented a Life Enrichment Award at Lakeville Area Arts Center to leaders of ProAct Playhouse, a drama program for individuals with disabilities. From her left are Co-directors Matt Briggs and Amanda Thomm, and Production Director Kelly Campion. Briggs said the goal of the program is to enhance self-esteem, build communication skills and professional presence. ProAct is based in Eagan.

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 ...

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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 ...

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ProAct business partner wins state level award

3M Fall Protection, a 22-year partner with ProAct in Red Wing, was named an Outstanding Disability Employer by the Minnesota Organization for Habilitation and Rehabilitation (MOHR). “You bring out the ...

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SpartanNash named Employer of the Year in Red Wing

Former Econo Foods supermarkets now under Family Fare name have worked extensively to provide opportunities to people with disabilities ProAct’s 2018 Employer of the Year for its Red Wing location, ...

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TreeHouse Foods, DARTS named for awards

Large national food supplier and established nonprofit serving older adults provide work opportunities for individuals based at ProAct’s facility in Eagan Providing exemplary work opportunities for people with disabilities based ...

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Grocery job tryout serves Wis. teen

Past prom queen Eden Foster is learning new things about popularity, and customer service, as one of the first of a group of teens with disabilities who are trying out ...

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Tim Benjamin and Mike Kraines

Help for Minnesota newspaper ‘gem’

ProAct joined a group of 14 disability service providers to support Access Press, the only statewide newspaper in the U.S. that covers all disabilities. Together, they contributed more than $9,000. ...

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From the President . . .

We have a great Board of Directors that provide very effective leadership for ProAct, and I am pleased to announce the addition of Pat Jones as our newest board member. ...

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Gardening goodness from four locations

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Woodbury Bulletin letter: Recognizing direct support professionals

To the editor: It’s been gratifying to see the progress our society has made to be more inclusive of people with disabilities. I expect opportunities for employment, independent living and ...

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