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Community Groups

Amherst Island has various community groups that provide a wide variety of services on the Island.

Amherst Island Emergency Services Association (AIESA)

AIESA meetings are held at the call of the chair. AIESA membership includes current & past members of the Loyalist Township Emergency Services - Amherst Island Station formerly known as the Amherst Island Fire Department.

AIESA's mandate is to provide fundraising opportunities and support services to the members of the Amherst Island Station.

Alex Scott  613 389-2379

Amherst Island Men's Society (AIMS)

AIMS hold their meetings on the second Saturday of the month unless scheduled at a different date due to conflicts. The calendar on the website will be
updated to reflect the correct dates. For additional information, any of the officers listed on www.amsociety.ca/contacts could be phoned.

Amherst Island Radio (AIR)

Amherst Island Radio consists of over 130 paid members dedicated to developing a community radio station for Amherst Island. Please see our website for more information.

Amherst Island Women's Institute (WI)

WI meetings are held on the third Wednesday of the month. The Amherst Island Women's Institute is one of the oldest in the federation and was formed in 1900 and currently has 24 members.

Jackie Sylvester  613 389-1320

Anglican Church Women (ACW)

ACW meetings are held monthly on the second Wednesday of the month except during January, August & December.

Barbara Reid  613 389-0675

Island School Liaison Enthusiasts (ISLE)

ISLE meetings are usually held monthly, call for dates. ISLE volunteers run fundraising activities for the Amherst Island Public School.

Sandra Reid  613 389-4484

Loyalist Township Emergency Services - Amherst Island Station (LTES)

Fire Department & Emergency First Response training meetings are held on Thursday nights. 

The Amherst Island Station provides fire protection & primary medical care on the Island. The Department has a full-time Chief and approximately 100 Firefighters & EFR personnel of which 14 are on the Island. The headquarters station is located on the mainland in Odessa, Ontario.

Chief Wayne Calver  613 386-3762

Presbyterian Church Women (PCW)

PCW meetings are held on the second Tuesday of every month.

Carol Glenn  613 384-7480

Recreation Association (REC)

The Recreation Association coordinates municipal recreation activities for Amherst Island.

Lyn Fleming  613 634-2509

Royal Canadian Legion - Millhaven Branch 623

The Legion maintains the Cenotaph and has welcomed islanders since the closing of the Island branch a few years ago. The branch is located on County Road 4 north of Highway 33.

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