October 2018
3M Fall Protection, a 22-year partner with ProAct in Red Wing, was named an Outstanding Disability Employer by the Minnesota Organization for Habilitation and Rehabilitation

3M Plant Manager Janice Neitzel said the company values inclusion, and partners with ProAct to build products that deliver on the company's brand promise. "When I'm walking through the factory and I see ProAct employees, it reminds me that we're helping to grow and develop skills that you use in this factory, but that you use even outside of our four walls, in life, every day." -Read more | (view all of the awards).
Get Me to the Polls on Time play
Lakeville Area Arts Center

10/25/18 7:30pm

On the day of a contentious city council election, a first-time voter with a disability is on a mission to cast his vote ...
Count me in
I might come
Sorry I cannot make it

ProAct Playhouse's "Get Me to the Polls On Time: An Original Play," presents at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 25 at Lakeville Area Arts Center.

$15 suggested donation. -Reserve tickets here
Employers and Partners recognized for their important role in people's lives
ProAct’s 2018 Employer of the Year for its Red Wing location, SpartanNash , has worked with dozens of individuals with disabilities, providing work assessment sites and hiring individuals who receive support from the established disability nonprofit. -more-

Providing exemplary work opportunities in Eagan, TreeHouse Foods and DARTS were named for the nonprofit’s annual awards. TreeHouse Foods, a large food supplier, is the 2018 Business Partner of the Year and DARTS, which serves older adults in and around Dakota County, is the 2018 New Employer Partner of the Year. -more-
Recognition banquets engage
The Eagan Recognition Banquet featured a special guest speaker, Miss Minnesota USA contestant Mikayla Holmgren, and a large number of recognition awards. -more photos
Red Wing, Zumbrota and Hudson, Wis. participants, their families and staff celebrated ProAct's 45th Annual Recognition Banquet at Treasure Island Resort and Casino. -more photos
Video: he found friends, work life
Troy from Cottage Grove didn't work until he came to ProAct about 10 years ago. He's met friends and found a sense of accomplishment in what he does.
New Options ProAct 50th event
New Options ProAct in Shakopee, which has been managed by ProAct since January 2018, is celebrating 50 years of operation on Tuesday, October 23 from 5 to 8 p.m. There's food, dancing and more. Please RSVP with Jamie Mohlin -details-
Real help on farm, great memories
Red Wing's Tim Borchert offers a helping hand to "Grandpa Jim" on a farm in Cannon Falls.

He hauls brush, tills the soil and gets rid of weeds. It's a regular commitment. Borchert even moved Jim's possessions out of a basement for a major cleanup due to flooding.

Borchert hears stories of the Great Depression and fondly remembers his own grandfather.
Army's 'Golden Knights' team visit
ProAct participants from Red Wing made a hands-on connection with the U.S. Army Golden Knights Parachute Team.

Six individuals got a memorable education watching practice jumps at the Red Wing airport this summer, visiting with pilots and trying on chute backpacks.They toured planes and folded chutes.

Contact Dennis Transue at 651-289-3145
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