Tags: "disabilities"

23 Oct
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New Options to celebrate 50 years serving people with disabilities

Open house, food, music and dance on October 23 Former Scott County run program in Shakopee has impacted hundreds of people and their families with life skills training, community integration and work offerings The year was 1968 when a new ...

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23 Oct
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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 news report. http://www.fox9.com/news/original-play-get-me-to-the-polls-highlights-voting-challenges-for-people-with-disabilities Learn more about the play and reserve ...

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18 Oct
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Canceled: South metro House candidates’ forum for parents and guardians

It is with regret that we are announcing the cancellation of the south metro House candidates’ forum for this Thursday. We did not have enough interest from parents and guardians. With that said, the issues we planned to discuss remain ...

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17 Oct
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Nominated by ProAct, 3M Fall Protection to receive state level award

Source: The Minnesota Organization for Habilitation and Rehabilitation – mohrmn.org   Valuable partnership with ProAct, Inc. recognized by state disability organization as model for other employers; award presentation set for 9:30 a.m. on October 17 at 3M Fall Protection  Nominated by ...

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16 Oct
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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, SpartanNash, has worked with dozens of individuals with disabilities, serving ...

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02 Oct
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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 at ProAct in Eagan, TreeHouse Foods and DARTS were named ...

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ProAct building front Eagan
25 Sep
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Different staff roles, each impacting individuals for good

Whether it involves serving others on-site, with a work crew or finding someone a job in the community, there’s one thing these staffers have in common– the satisfaction gained by positively impacting others. “I never sell them short,” said Life ...

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Tim Benjamin and Mike Kraines
21 Sep
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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. Checks were presented to Access Press Executive Director Tim Benjamin, ...

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Shakopee raised garden at ProAct.
20 Sep
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New Options receives grant, contributions

New Options in Shakopee recently received a grant from the Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative to purchase an outdoor canopy with chairs, supplies for a raised garden bed and furniture covers for a sofa and a recliner. Leaders hope to apply ...

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18 Sep
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Gardening goodness from four locations

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