Sue Kiesewetter reports:
Eight southwest Ohio organizations will benefit Friday during Mars Hill Academy’s Day of Service.
Every student in the 300-pupil, grade K-12 classical and Christian school in Mason, will participate.
The day begins at 9 a.m. when kindergarten children make cards to go with blankets that will distributed by Southern Baptist Disaster Relief. The children will learn about the group through a visit with Judy Freeman, of the group.
First and second graders will host an appreciation tea for older adults from three senior citizen centers. During the tea, the children will perform for the senior and give them appreciation cards they made.
Third graders will visit with Mason Fire Department’s Deputy Chief Daniel Stitzel before helping to wash a fire truck. They will also hear a presentation about an upcoming mission trip to Togo from Roger Babik of Master Provisions. The children will give him cards to take on his trip.
Fourth through sixth graders are headed to Matthew 25 Ministries in Blue Ash to help assemble person care kits and repackaging liquid soap.
The Salvation Army’s Camp Swoneky in Oregonia will get help from the schools seventh through 10th graders. They will weed, rake, and clean facilities.
Juniors and seniors will go to the Teen Challenge women’s home and men’s ranch in Milford. There they will help make repairs, clean, and do farm chores.
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