Month: August 2014


Congratulations to the winners of our Ultimate Bulldogs Experience Competition: Daniel Ayad Terence Khan David Marland Maria Williamson We hope you enjoy your prize!

Maxing out youth leadership in local students

Success is sweet for 15 local high students who have just completed a 22 week leadership program with Max Potential. Students came from Belmore Boys High School, Birrong Boys High School, Canterbury Boys High School, Kingsgrove North High School and Wiley Park Girls High School and through the Max Potential program, were assigned mentors who

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Changes to Canterbury’s Entertainment

Canterbury has a long and proud tradition of providing entertainment for Members and Guests and with the recent commitment to build a larger showroom and entertainment lounge, that commitment is set to increase further over the next few years. To ensure that we continue to provide quality entertainment that is relevant to our Members, the

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Local nursing home gets a boost from Canterbury

Canterbury League Club’s generous $25,000 donation has enabled St Basil’s Homes in Lakemba to purchase new equipment for their aged care facility.  St Basil’s Resident Lifestyle Project was created to improve the quality of life for residents by enhancing their cultural, leisure and spiritual experience while living at the home. Halfway through the project, residents

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Miracle cribs saving precious newborn lives

A $10,000 donation from Canterbury League Club has helped Miracles Babies Foundation deliver expert care to newborn sick babies. The situation is serious – every year over 45,000 newborn babies nationally need special assistance from a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU); over half of the babies have been born prematurely or face post-birth complications. “This

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Local groups receive funding boost

23 different local organisations are big winners after receiving a share of $257, 083 from Canterbury League Club through their ClubGRANTS Program. Each recipient received funding to run specific health and social welfare programs that assist different groups in need within the community including family support, aged, disability, early childhood and youth services. Amongst those

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Get fit with Zumba at C-Life

Zumba lovers will be excited to see the class back on C-Life’s weekly group exercise timetable starting from September 13. A blend of high and low-intensity moves performed to beat-pumping dance music, Zumba is often called exercise in disguise as participants have loads of fun moving and grooving to popular songs. Based on C-Life members’

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Cupcakes reign supreme for RSPCA Cupcake Day

The admin staff at Canterbury showed their cupcake-love in a morning tea for the popular annual RSPCA fundraiser which raises support for animal welfare and prevention of animal cruelty.  It was a sweet tooth, sugar lover’s dream of cupcakes – staff prepared a smorgasbord of orange cupcakes, vanilla and chocolate cupcakes, ones with sprinkles and

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Running for a great cause

Team Canterbury has joined over 80,000 other participants to cross the finish line at the recent 2014 City 2 Surf after taking on the gruelling 14 kilometre course on Sunday 10 August. There were 37 participants in this year’s City 2 Surf Team Canterbury – 20 staff members, 10 C-Life members, 6 Bulldogs staff and

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Coats to keep the homeless warm

For the third year in a row, Canterbury League Club has donated $2000 to Order of Malta’s ‘Coats for the Homeless’ program. The donation is enough to buy 60 of the specially-designed, warm shower-proof coats which, in early July, have been distributed to some of the 25,000 Australians in NSW sleeping rough on the streets.

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