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MARONITES ON MISSION HELPING FEED THE HOMELESS

Canterbury League Club has donated approximately $40,000 each year to Maronites on Mission to help feed thousands of people since 2013. Maronites on Mission Australia (MoM) is a local Punchbowl group of dedicated volunteers who reach out to marginalised members of our society to relieve some of their sufferings and provide some companionship. “Our work

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MEET ADAM

In this month’s Meet the Team, Duty Manager Adam is sharing his story of how he started at Canterbury, and what he does as one of our Duty Managers. 1. Why did you choose this job in the first place? Why choose to work at Canterbury? I had just finished my printers trade and was

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STORY FACTORY ENRICHING THE LIVES OF YOUNG PEOPLE

A $16,093 donation from Canterbury League Club to run Story Factory’s creative writing workshops has helped build confidence and creativity in students from three local schools. Story Factory, a not-for-profit creative writing centre, worked with 164 students from Punchbowl Boys High School, St Michael’s Catholic Primary School Belfield and Chullora Public School to deliver creative

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SEWING BRINGS TOGETHER CALD WOMEN

A $9,450 donation from Canterbury League Club has helped stitch together connections and friendships amongst newly-arrived migrants through a series of weekly sewing classes. Sew, Create and Make Together, a project by Canterbury City Community Centre (CCCC) in Lakemba, has brought together 10 women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to learn how to sew

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OZHARVEST HELPING FEED VULNERABLE FAMILIES

In the past year, Canterbury League Club has been able to provide approximately 40,000 meals to communities facing food insecurity through OzHarvest Australia thanks to a $20,000 club donation. OzHarvest, founded in 2004, is a leading food rescue organisation and emergency food relief association which saves surplus food from going into landfills and delivers it

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DISCOUNTED GROCERIES HELPING THOSE IN NEED

Healthy food is usually one of the first items to be cut from the budgets of struggling families in the face of rising living costs – a Campsie organisation is helping to change that via an $11,840 donation from Canterbury League Club. The Staples Bag, an initiative of Settlement Services International (SSI), provides a weekly

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NEW YEAR, NEW STAFF COMMUNITY PROGRAM

Now in its fifth year, the Canterbury staff community program has been growing from strength to strength and 2018 promises to be another great year. This year staff will be continuing their relationship with local Punchbowl group, Maronites on Mission, to help feed the homeless at Woolloomooloo and Martin Place on the last Thursday of

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Clubs unite in support of children with learning difficulties

Local clubs have united to address literacy and numeracy levels across schools in Canterbury with specialist intervention programs focusing on children with learning difficulties and disabilities. “The joint club initiative by Canterbury League Club, Canterbury Hurlstone Park RSL, Lantern Club and Campsie RSL has been of great value to the Canterbury community,” said Learning Links

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STAGE ONE OF THE BISTRO NOW OPEN

After just four months of construction, Canterbury’s latest dining offering, The Bistro, is now open for trade. Occupying the space of the former Banyan Brasserie, The Bistro has undergone a complete transformation and now features a light neutral palette with hexagon tiles as a dominant design element. There are suspended birdcage lights at the centre

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MEET EXECUTIVE CHEF STEPH

Steph joined the Canterbury team in 2015 and since then has been a driving creative force for the Club’s Dining Precinct including Bakehouse Café, Lavico and the soon to-be opened, The Bistro. We spend five minutes with her to find out her source of menu inspiration for The Bistro. What is the inspiration for The

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