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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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He cared for all, found purpose

Dennis O’Meara was the perfect, “small town kind of guy,” said one staff member. He was the oldest participant at ProAct in Shakopee, and tallied nearly 31 years with the group. O’Meara, of Shakopee, passed away on August 18 at ...

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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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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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Steady effort at sports store centers on savory food

The sweet smells of fresh-roasted nuts waft through the air at Cabela’s in Woodbury, where ProAct’s Curtis Nacy is a midday deli outfitter. Based in the Speckled Loon Cafe, one of his tasks is to help sustain this aromatic appeal. ...

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