Tags: "Red Wing"

Sandy and Betty at ProAct in Red Wing
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Back in action for humor, productivity, camaraderie

ProAct in Red Wing is a big part of Sandy Orso’s (above left), community. So, not going in, she was bored in her assisted living home all summer. My favorite staff is Betty (Anderson),” said Orso. “She kids around and ...

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Job Posting – Production Specialist – Red Wing

Position Site/location Production Specialist Red Wing Requirements: *High School diploma or general education degree (GED). *Must have basic computer skills.   *Must have basic math skills.   *Must be able to regularly lift 50 + lbs., regularly lift/push/pull large rolls of and ...

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After partial pause, employment help presses on

While coronavirus cautions put some people’s lives on hold early on, many people with disabilities continued to rely on employment services. ProAct in Eagan delivered them. People who had been placed in jobs still required coaching, and ProAct was one ...

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Outstanding Achievement Award winners

ProAct leaders nominated several staff for Outstanding Achievement Awards in the second quarter. Please read these summaries and share in congratulating these individuals: Hannah Baker Hannah has worked in the Eagan West office as a vocational specialist since June of ...

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ProAct President Judie Foster-Lupkin
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President Judie Foster-Lupkin

New ProAct President Judie Foster-Lupkin is a native of Oregon. She’s led organizations serving people with disabilities on both the day program and residential sides of the industry. Foster-Lupkin had a five-year stint as executive director of Winona ORC, a ...

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Prepared, supported, confident in thrift store job

A thriving, friendly associate at the Salvation Army Thrift Store in downtown Red Wing, Sarah Halpaus prices and tags clothing and helps to keep the sales floor looking sharp. After mastering one skill, her manager urges her to learn more. ...

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Parent makes 200 masks for Red Wing

The need for masks at ProAct prompted some hard work by the parent of a participant in Red Wing. Vicki Bowen made 200 with attractive designs in preparation for the resumption of services. “I hope the 200 will be a ...

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Third career’s a charm in Red Wing

She’s versatile, she’s new, she figures things out and brings a wealth of experience to ProAct in Red Wing. “It’s very fun. I wish I would have thought about this type of career decades ago,” said direct service professional Cheri ...

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ProAct Together Virtual Enrichment Services begin

ProAct Together Virtual Enrichment Services will begin in Eagan on Monday, May 4. They will be provided in a classroom setting at a 1:4 ratio. Participants choose their hour-long classes from a monthly course calendar. Once chosen, participants and staff interactively ...

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People can’t wait to get back to ProAct, one pleads with governor

In Red Wing, the story at ProAct is much the same each day. “We hear time and time again from the participants, their home staff and their family members how much they want to be working,” said Case Manager Heidi ...

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