Category Archives: ProAct in the News

ProAct celebrates Direct Support Professional Week

Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) are crucial to the services provided for people with disabilities. ProAct is celebrating National Direct Support Professional Recognition Week from September 9 to 15. “We want ...


Starting over, with new independence, jobs and a future

A pleasant, talkative individual with retail experience is making his foray into office work, while still maintaining a job at Mall of America. Office assistant Brandon Mathiowetz isn’t shy as ...


County fair visit builds community, offers choices

It was a day of learning, fairground food and interaction for a group of nine ProAct Adult Day Services participants from the Eagan location. Individuals with disabilities had a midday ...


Twins great Tony Oliva visits ProAct Golf Classic fun and festivities

Attendees at the 2018 ProAct Golf Classic took part in a two-hour meet and greet session over lunch with retired Minnesota Twins rightfielder Tony Oliva. Batting .304 for his career, ...


ProAct Playhouse does Shakespeare

Be sure to view photos from the recent ProAct Playhouse presentation of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at the Lakeville Area Arts Center. The abridged version of the Shakespeare comedy dazzled ...


Hudson now helps teens with work

The Hudson location recently added more than a dozen high school students with disabilities under age 18 to its work training effort. Job Developer Traci Borchardt said business, life and ...


Business open house engages

ProAct’s Eagan location held a business open house event, drawing customers and prospects in for presentations and a tour to familiarize them with the nonprofit’s work, and its people. “You ...


July ProAct Post

Engaging businesses . . . Ice Bucket challenge . . . Great jobs . . . New services in Hudson Read the July issue of the ProAct Post

ProAct’s Zach Sjoblom, left, met Congressman Steny Hoyer of Maryland at a Burnsville event.

Will passion for politics lead to opportunities? That’s their hope.

Eagan Designated Coordinator Charlotte Eastin has been known to think well outside the box when it comes to work and volunteer opportunities for the individuals she serves, and participant Zach ...

Deb Robinson

Staying the course by expanding her skills, job loyalty

Deb Robinson at a Mendota Heights McDonald’s had her hours cut after long term road construction impacted the restaurant. She considered finding another position, explains ProAct Designated Coordinator Matt Anderson, ...