Category Archives: ProAct Post

Return to independence, personal growth comes with retail job

When another disability provider closed its doors last year, Michael Zalesky, who is in his mid-30s, was let go from a warehouse crew after three years. Family said he loved ...

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Garden prep underway, sales in May

Signs of spring are in the air and ProAct in Shakopee is prepping for a bountiful garden harvest with mini-greenhouses inside and plans for garden beds and the full outdoor ...

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Day at Capitol, chance for input, comaraderie

Minnesota Virtual Disability Services Day at the Capitol drew out groups from ProAct in Red Wing and Eagan. Some participated in the online rally and others met with their legislators ...

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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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