Thank you to Dennis and Lana O'Neil from O'Neil's Fine Jewellery, for stepping up in 2020 and launching the final angel ornament in support of the Aylmer Area Community Foundation. The proceeds of the angel sales were donated to the AACF to give back to the community.
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Board member, Dave Dykeman presented a cheque to St. Thomas - Elgin Second Stage Housing for their project initiatives. Thank you to our donors who continue to give generously so we can make a positive impact in our community.
Board member Dennis Boadway presented a cheque to Catfish Creek Conservation Authority for $1,000. The organization is looking for new ways through this virtual project to connect with the community.
The Aylmer Area Community Foundation 2020 angel is now available for purchase at O'Neil's Fine Jewellery! This will be the final collectable ornament and this year's angel is definitely fitting for the year. It will make a beautiful keepsake to show our community spirit and perseverance. The angel is only $20 (cash only please) and proceeds… Continue reading AACF 2020 Angel is here!
Aylmer Area Community Foundation board member Larry Jeffery presented a cheque for $1,500 to the Aylmer Malahide Museum in support of a project they are undertaking. Users will be able to walk through Aylmer and use their device to view what the buildings used to look like 'then and now' and learn some history. The… Continue reading Supporting a great local project
We are proud to have partnered with Community Foundations of Canada and the Government of Canada to deliver the Government of Canada’s Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF) in the Town of Aylmer, Municipality of Bayham and the Township of Malahide. Launched on May 19, 2020, we’ve invested $40,000 through the ECSF towards local charities and… Continue reading Emergency Community Support Funding Allocated Locally
#ECSFUND Aylmer Area Community Foundation activating Emergency Community Support Fund alongside communities coast to coast to coast. Vulnerable populations across Canada continue to be disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Marginalized groups, youth, children and the elderly, essential workers, and newcomers are just some of the communities that are facing increased challenges right now. Launched on… Continue reading Aylmer Area Community Foundation launches new Emergency Community Support Fund
AACF Board member, Harvey Tribe received a donation cheque from Dennis O'Neil of O'Neil's Fine Jewellery. Each year, Dennis and Lana sell one-of-a-kind, collectible ornaments with the proceeds going to the Aylmer Area Community Foundation. Thanks to O'Neil's Fine Jewellery for your continued support.
Friday, November 22, 2019 6:30pm in Palmer Park Join us as we officially kick off the Christmas season with the lighting of the parks. Thanks to the volunteers who worked many long hours to prepare the parks for the lighting. We look forward to seeing you there!
Congratulations to Taylor Brackenbury and Hannah Loewen who were the recipients of the new Helen Black Education Awards. Board member, Judi Wright attended the recent Commencement for students of East Elgin Secondary School. Both ladies will be attending college and university in the fall to further their education. *Excerpt from the Aylmer Express