Month: October 2019

Congratulations to our Kia Stinger winner – Saide Chalhoub

From everyone at Canterbury, a huge congratulations to long-time Member Saide Chalhoub, who won herself a brand-new Kia Stinger valued at $65,722. The Club’s second Kia car giveaway was just as popular, if not more popular, than the first one and drew in many interested punters keen to hear their names called out as one

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Pink week fundraiser leaves everyone tickled pink

For a week in October, Canterbury staff members were doing all things pink to boost breast cancer awareness and raise funds for National Breast Cancer Australia (NBCF). By the end of the week, $1249.30 was collected thanks to the generosity of Members and staff – this fundraising figure is the highest collected from Pink Week

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Donate Christmas gifts to kids in need

Christmas is just around the corner and Santa is busy making his lists – as part of the Club’s seasonal festivities, Canterbury would like to invite all Members and staff to donate to their Christmas Gift-Giving Tree in support of the Salvation Army. For the past few years, staff have been collecting presents for children

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Canterbury’s Executive Chef recognised with volunteer award

In October, Participate Australia presented Canterbury Executive Chef Stephanie Azar with the Ray Garden Memorial Volunteer Award in recognition of the amazing cooking classes she runs for people with intellectual disabilities. The award is in honour and memory of the late Ray Garden, a member of Participate Australia (PA) for roughly 30 years, who passed

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Help4HD fundraiser a roaring success

The recent Help for Hirschsprung Disease Ladies Luncheon at Canterbury League Club was a beaming success after the community showed their generous spirit and helped raise over $80,000 for children suffering from bowel disease. “The luncheon was a great success and so much fun. The comedy act from Effie and having Channel 10’s Prue MacSween

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Babies at risk of cerebral palsy receive special care

A $10,000 donation by Canterbury League Club to Cerebral Palsy Alliance (CPA) has assisted in supporting babies at risk with life-changing care and therapy. Cerebral Palsy (CP) is a physical disability that affects movement and posture and is the most common physical disability amongst children. It occurs when there is damage to the developing brain

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