Tags: "Minnesota"

Tim Benjamin and Mike Kraines
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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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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 community involvement to continue to increase. There are many reasons ...

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Taking services to homes, new needs met

A new focus began in June to deliver three new one-to-one services to people with disabilities in their homes or community, with the goal of helping people to become more independent. Referred by case managers, the new offerings come as ...

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Aspiring ProAct model meets trailblazing disability beauty

ProAct’s Julie Green has a dream to work as a model. Mikeala Holmgren is doing it.  Both women have disabilities. Green met Holmgren, the first woman with Down syndrome to compete in the Miss Minnesota USA Pageant.  The recent meet ...

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