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
Park Lighting & Carolling
Join us in Palmer Park as we light the parks for the Christmas season! Everyone welcome on Friday, November 23, 2018 at 6:30pm. Thanks to Aylmer RBC and Miller's Valu mart for their contributions to the lighting.
Summer Day Camp & Canada Day 2018
The youth summer day camps are a great way for your kids to get out of the house, have some fun with other children and be engaged in activities. We are fortunate to have a great local community complex. Also, don't forget to mark your calendar for the Canada Day celebrations at the East Elgin… Continue reading Summer Day Camp & Canada Day 2018
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
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
Canada150 Grant for an Amazing Community-Use Playground
Here is a recent message from Immanuel Christian School in Aylmer who were a recent recipient of a grant through the Aylmer Area Community Foundation. We are pleased to partner with this community based project. "Thanks to the Aylmer Area Community Foundation and the Community Foundations of Canada, we are still celebrating Canada 150 at… Continue reading Canada150 Grant for an Amazing Community-Use Playground
Catfish Creek Revitalization Project Downtown Aylmer
Martin Miller(left) and Jack Couckuyt(right) on behalf of the Aylmer Area Community Foundation presented Chair Kevin Cross(middle) of the Aylmer BIA $6000 towards their revitalization project of the Catfish Creek bank downtown Aylmer. Brush, garbage, invasive trees were removed along the bank and new native Carolinian trees were planted. The Aylmer BIA initiative was made… Continue reading Catfish Creek Revitalization Project Downtown Aylmer
A New Community Grant
Board member, Dave Dykeman presented a grants cheque to the Aylmer Baptist Church Sociables for new chairs and tables. They open their doors to many community activities, projects and dinners so the new furniture will be greatly appreciated by community members of all ages.
Annual Report 2016
April 19, 2016 the Board of Directors met for the Annual General Meeting of the Aylmer Area Community Foundation. The 2016 Annual Report was presented. Feel free to download your copy here: AACF Annual Report 2016
Annual General Meeting
You are invited to join us for our Annual General Meeting when we will discuss the organization's accomplishments from 2016 and plans for 2017. Wednesday, April 19, 2017 6:30-7:00pm Bandshell Community Room RSVP here!
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