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Ways to give!

It’s exciting that we are heading into the final weeks of 2022. Many naturally think of this as a time for people to consider if they are in a position to make charitable donations. If you are thinking of doing so before the end of the year for a 2022 tax receipt, here are some… Continue reading Ways to give!

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Canada Healthy Communities Initiative

744,000 provided to projects in Southwestern Ontario for community-led infrastructure projects as part of the Government of Canada’s Healthy Communities Initiative As Canadians continue to adapt to the realities of COVID-19, local governments and community partners across the country are adapting their spaces and services to keep residents safe and healthy, support economic recovery, create… Continue reading Canada Healthy Communities Initiative

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Junior Achievement South Western Ontario Program Feedback

Program Highlights  During the in-class JA Economics for Success program, students used games and multimedia to:  Learn why it’s important to stay in school and explore post-secondary options  Gain an understanding of what life is like after high school  Map their interests, skills, and passions to possible careers  Learn how to network, identify a mentor,… Continue reading Junior Achievement South Western Ontario Program Feedback

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Emergency Community Support Funding Allocated Locally

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

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2018 Award Recipients

People Who Make a Difference! YOUTH AWARDS EMMA WOLF -Emma is a grade 3 student at McGregor Public School. She consistently helps others with various tasks a daily basis in the classroom, assists others with problem solving in the classroom and the school yard. She manages the computer tech in the classroom and is always the first to offer… Continue reading 2018 Award Recipients

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Lighting of the Park 2017

The Lighting of the parks is a true community project.  Volunteers worked many hours to set up over 16,000 lights. Contributors to Aylmer’s downtown Christmas decorations this year were: MainStreet Aylmer -Downtown Merchants, Aylmer Area Community Foundation, Showcase East Elgin Realty Inc. Brokerage, ERTH Corporation, EESS Leadership Class, Joel and Betty Falkenham and the Town of Aylmer. The… Continue reading Lighting of the Park 2017

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People Who Make a Difference 2017

Recently at the Lighting of the Park, the Aylmer Area Community Foundation(AACF) presented very deserving local citizens with their 'People Who Make a Difference' awards. Every year, the Aylmer Area Community Foundation make a point of thanking local residents for their community support. Photo: Mike & Lynn Summers, Dave Green, Brenda & Mike Streib and… Continue reading People Who Make a Difference 2017