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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

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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

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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