Month: May 2015

Have a cuppa to support cancer prevention

Hungry Canterbury Members and staff rallied behind Cancer Council Australia and raised $1118.95 at the recent Canterbury’s Biggest Morning Tea. Tables set up in front of C-Life Health Club and laden with bacon and egg rolls, yogurt and fruit cups, baked goods and tea and coffee proved tempting to many who were only happy to

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Chinese seniors busting social isolation

Socially-isolated Chinese-speaking seniors are benefitting from a new project by the Chinese Australian Services Society (CASS) in Campsie which encourages community interaction and education. The program, called ‘Happy Senior Life’, ran over five workshops earlier in the year and was made possible with a $4,100 donation from Canterbury League Club. “Through caseworks and group-gathering, CASS

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New round of local students start Max Potential program

This year’s Max Potential Canterbury-Bankstown leadership program kicked off with an Introduction Breakfast and Workshop held at the Terrace Bar at Canterbury League Club. The program welcomed 13 new young adults from Canterbury Boys High, Kingsgrove North High and Sir Joseph Banks High School. Max Potential is a leadership development program aimed at young adults

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Biggest Morning Tea at McCallum’s Hill Public School

McCallum’s Hill Public School recently held a Biggest Morning Tea to help raise funds for cancer research, prevention and support. The event was a successful day with great food, fun games and a wonderful crowd. Canterbury Leagues Club donated a signed Bulldogs cap and tickets to watch a Bulldogs game to the school’s raffle.  

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RITA BAKHOS: KAREN FOLKES MEDAL RECIPIENT

Canterbury’s very own, Supervisor Rita Bakhos, was recently awarded the Karen Folkes Medal for her volunteer work in Women in League. Read the quick interview to find out how Rita felt about winning the award and her reasons for volunteering her time.  How did you feel about winning the award?  I felt really uncomfortable as

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