ProAct, Inc.



ProAct, 3195 Neil Armstrong Boulevard,  Eagan, Minnesota  55121

Enhancing Lives ... Exploring Opportunities  ... News from ProAct, Inc.  

November 2015

In This Issue
Video- she thrives at ProAct
eRecycling Services in news
Golf Classic is a winner
Banquet photos coming soon
ProAct seeks support on 'Give to the Max' Day November 12

It's Minnesota's annual day of major giving proportions- Give to the Max Day on November 12 offers an easy way to support ProAct's programs benefiting people with disabilities.

The charity drive allows users to easily share ProAct's cause with friends and family with individual fundraising pages. Explore the options.

'Recycle Your Holidays' lights collection begins Nov. 15

ProAct begins collections of Christmas lights, electric and phone cords on November 15.  ProAct offers 35 locations for drop off. 

ProAct individual active, engaged
ProAct individual in Eagan active, engaged
ProAct eRecycling Services growing in Red Wing 
A new project that began this summer has brought work opportunities for more than a dozen individuals in Red Wing, where electronics recycling efforts are growing for a new operation, ProAct eRecycling Services. 

Watch and read news coverage about this important new service.

Watch ProAct's hard drive shredder in action
Data destruction assured
Special thanks to ProAct Golf Classic sponsors
The ProAct Golf Classic raised a record amount of excitement and funds at its new venue, Southview Country Club.

ProAct would like to thank its major sponsors: 
  • Harris Companies
  • Anchor Bank
  • Wells Fargo Insurance
  • InboxDollars
  • Langer Construction
  • Langer Real Estate Services
  • Staples Financial
  • Nextten Stauer
  • Smead
  • Ultimate Fleet Repair


See photos from the 2015 event


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Keep it Beautiful' electronics recycling event Nov. 13
Matt Beyer is part of the ProAct eRecycling Service team.

ProAct celebrates 'America Recycles Day,' urges donations of old computers, flat screens, will demonstrate destructive power of hard drive 'shredder' which assures data security

In conjunction with the nationwide "America Recycles Day," ProAct eRecycling Services is hosting a special collection event on November 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at its Red Wing location.

"We want people in our area to get plugged in with eRecycling, to learn about our capabilities, and the benefits this service provides to people with disabilities," explains ProAct Production Manager Jim Bohmbach. A primary goal is to keep electronic and electrical products out of the trash. Learn more. 

Voc rehab counselors join office for 'Way to Work'
Vocational Rehabilitation Services Counselors Kaelene Klemick, left, and Margie Webb are new additions to the ProAct West building in Eagan, where they will assist with the new "Way to Work" program. 
Recognition Banquet photos available soon

If you didn't get the chance to attend one of ProAct's recognition banquets, or if you were there and wanted to prolong some of the sweet memories that were made, be sure to check the website and on Facebook for some of the best photos from this year's events.

Employers of the Year named for Red Wing, Eagan
Employer of the Year - City of Red Wing

Employers offer the work activity and opportunity that people need and desire, and there was no lack of praise for some of the best at ProAct's annual recognition banquets for the Red Wing and Eagan locations.

This year's winners are: 

Hilton Garden Inn
Red Wing-
the City of Red Wing 

Supported Employment-
Carquest and Cub Foods

Community Employment-
Hilton Garden Inn
Vocational Partner-
Business Partner-
IMV Technologies USA 

What is ProAct?
With two facilities in Eagan, and others in Red Wing, Zumbrota and Hudson, Wis., ProAct, Inc. is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit corporation which has served the needs of people with disabilities for more than 40 years.
Charities Review Council certified