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
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
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
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
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.
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
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!
We hope you will stop by and say hello this weekend at the East Elgin Community Complex for the Aylmer Home, Garden & Rec Show. Everyone welcome!
Thank you to our top donors in 2016. Without your support we could have have granted out over $21,000 to local projects and organizations! Harvey & Kathleen Tribe Family Fund O'Neil's Fine Jewellery The Jeff & Nicole Wiebenga Family Fund Jeff Wiebenga, Broker -Showcase East Elgin Realty inc. brokerage Don & Judy Durkee Family Fund… Continue reading Our Top Donors in 2016
Join us for the lighting of the parks, Friday November 25th starting at 6:30pm. The Aylmer Area Community Band will take us on a musical journey through our favourite Christmas carols. Santa will visit for your photographs and you are invited to walk throughout the parks enjoying the decorations. Members of the Royal Bank of… Continue reading Christmas Lighting