Standard Process Inc.: New world reading record set with the help of Standard Process Inc. and Vita Kids

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Adults and kids read together as part of National Early Childhood Education movement

PALMYRA, Wis. — Just announced by national early education organization Jumpstart, Standard Process and Vita Kids Learning Center helped set a new world reading record. The new record is 2,385,305 million kids reading together across the country and around the world during Jumpstart’s annual program “Read for the Record,” which helps raise awareness for early child education and literacy skills.

Standard Process’ Jerry Curtin director of human resources; Tammi Geiger director of marketing (pictured above); and Alicia Sarenac, receptionist read “Ladybug Girl and the Bug Squad” by David Soman and Jacky Davis, to four classrooms at Vita Kids Learning Center, company’s on-site child care facility. Having the center on-site ensures Standard Process employees have access to safe, nurturing, educational, and affordable childcare in proximity to the workplace.

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About JumpStart

Jumpstart is a national early education organization that helps children develop the language and literacy skills they need to be successful in school, setting them on a path to close the achievement gap before it is too late.

Since 1993, Jumpstart has trained nearly 25,000 college students and community volunteers to deliver its program to more than 100,000 preschool children nationwide.

About Standard Process Inc.

For more than 80 years, Standard Process, headquartered in Palmyra, Wis., has manufactured high-quality, nutritional whole food supplements. Standard Process offers more than 300 products through three product lines: Standard Process whole food supplements, Standard Process Veterinary Formulas, and MediHerb herbal supplements. The products are available only through health care professionals.

Standard Process is involved in every step of production. The company grows crops on company-owned, organically certified farmland, utilizes state-of-the-art manufacturing processes, and employs the highest quality control standards. Standard Process strictly adheres to the Food and Drug Administration’s good manufacturing practice requirements. Through these measures, Standard Process can ensure that its products are of the utmost quality. Standard Process has twice been named a Top 100 Workplace in Southeastern Wisconsin and is a member of the Inc. 5000 Honor Roll.

For additional information about Standard Process, visit standardprocess.com .