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Aylmer Area Community Foundation launches new Emergency Community Support Fund

#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

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Helen Black Education Awards 2019

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

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Grant Cheque Presentations Winter 2018

Our Board members have been busy presenting grants cheque this month to some amazing projects! Harvey Tribe presented a cheque to HOPE Hospice Outreach programs in the amount of $1050.   Martin Miller presented a cheque for $2000 to St. Thomas Second Stage Housing. Dave Dykeman presented a cheque to London and District Junior Achievement… Continue reading Grant Cheque Presentations Winter 2018

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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