Main Street Elementary students have Heifer International at heart

Kudos to the Main Street Elementary School choir of Beavercreek, Ohio, for their performance last night to raise funds for Heifer International!

Main Street Elementary School concert, April 25, 2019.

 

 

With the theme “Sow it on the Mountain,” the students’ sang from the heart. Each song followed a narrative related to the history and work of Heifer International. Songs like “We Are the World,” “Happier,” “Imagine,” and “Sow it on the Mountain” all spoke of the students’ desire for a better world.

Sailor hats were donned after the telling of the seagoing cowboy history and worn throughout the rest of the concert. The students’ T-shirts highlighted the concert theme with this thought on their backs: “When we sow seeds of kindness we reap a world of peace.”

Main Street Elementary School concert, April 25, 2019.

The finale by the Main Street Pizzazz show choir included Naplan’s “Al Shlosha,” a Jewish maxim meaning “The world is sustained by three things, by truth, by justice, and by peace.” Beck’s “Best Day of My Life” wound the concert up in rousing style.

Main Street Elementary School concert, April 25, 2019.

 

The artwork created by the students to raise money for Heifer added to the charm of the evening. The choir students all had a hand in coloring in the squares on the caricatures of eight delightful animal heads drawn by the art instructor, depicting animals used in Heifer’s work.

Main Street Elementary School concert art work, April 25, 2019.

 

Kudos to choir director Anita Campbell and the choir members for an inspiring evening. And good luck to you at your competition tomorrow!

4 thoughts on “Main Street Elementary students have Heifer International at heart

  1. Thank you Peggy for documenting a spectacular event! And thank you, Mrs. Campbell, and your choir and students for all your efforts! You shared your talents, your gifts, and in the process created real change in the world. This performance will allow for people to have the gift of livestock to achieve living incomes for their families. And, they too will pass on the gift of the offspring to the next family, and the next. You’ve started a chain of gift-giving that will be a blessing to countless people across the world. Inspiring!

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  2. What a memorable tribute…..I am still in awe that Mom and Dad took on this project because as a adult I have a better appreciation for the challenges that offering their farm meant for them. They were truly an inspiration because they put into practice what I was hearing in sermons.

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