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Halloween in Hudson

After a month of decorative designs and planning, ProAct in Hudson held a private Halloween party. Staff and participants gathered recyclable materials and went to work with glue, markers and construction paper to cover the place with orange and black ...

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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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The thrill of return in Shakopee

“It’s real. It’s happening. We are starting to come back together,” said direct service professional Liza Svhiel. This is the atmosphere at ProAct in Shakopee as 54 participants are returning to classes and work at the site near Canterbury Park, ...

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Mother finds match for son here

“My son, Scott, is 40 years old. He has been in and out of several DT&H programs. ProAct has met his needs so much better than the other programs. They allow him a level of independence and choice that he ...

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Back in the saddle in Hudson

ProAct in Hudson, Wis. is serving close to half of its pre-COVID-19 entourage of participants, and almost two-thirds when one counts a small group receiving virtual enrichment services provided from Eagan. “So glad to be back. It was huge, oh ...

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From the President

June 1 was my beginning at ProAct and to say that our participants are dearly missed is an understatement. For many who rely on our services, the feeling is mutual. From the calls and e-mails we are getting, I know ...

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Eagan reopens for limited service

At the ProAct-West building in Eagan, expansive space has made way for people to enjoy services and practice social distancing as the nonprofit reopened in early July for classes. It was the first volley in a COVID-19-era return of day ...

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Mom says ProAct is daughter’s ‘everything’

Dear ProAct,This is a lot of wonderful reaching out from a program and employees who are very missed. My daughter, Dahni Jo Erickson, gets up every day and says, “Mama, ProAct (or school, or Owobopte) shut down. Every night she ...

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ProAct Shakopee families cope with stay home order

It’s a testament to the fact that real lives are impacted when people with disabilities must stay home. ProAct families served in Shakopee gave updates on their loved ones. Sarah Oxborough has attended ProAct for a year, where she works ...

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Dog days, good ones, remembered

Before the coronavirus came along, a licensed therapy dog at ProAct in Red Wing was drawing attention, and winning hearts. Her name is Como. “I can bring her, and the very next day they’re asking when she’s coming back,” said ...

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