Source: Inside Iowa State

Lisa Shimkat, state director of America’s SBDC Iowa, hands off a load of hand sanitizer to Vet Med facilities manager Brian Adams. Photo by Lea Schorzmann.

A network of campus partners including College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) Dean Dan Grooms, Ivy College of Business Dean David Spalding, SBDC State Director Lisa Shimkat and other helping hands on campus and beyond assisted S&B Farms Distillery of Bancroft, Iowa, in supplying CVM facilities with much needed hand sanitizer last week.

Shimkat had been working with S&B Farms owner Sara Winkleman as the distillery rapidly shifted its stills to begin making alcohol for sanitizer about two weeks ago, after federal regulators gave distilleries emergency approval to produce hand sanitizer.

Vet Med’s order was for 30 gallons, and it was delivered as collaboratively as it was produced.

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