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RISING TENNIS STARS TAKE OUT COMPETITION

Junior tennis players fromMoxon Sports Club cleaned up at the recent Canterbury Bankstown Tennis Association (CBTA) Championships which was held at Panania Tennis Courts on 18-19 November 2017. Students from Kellert Tennis Academy, which is based out of Moxon, had 16 students enter the competition aged 7 to 17. Players from five other tennis centres –

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Children using iPads as a tool to communicate

Five children with special learning needs from McCallums Hill Public School were given the gift of communication through iPads via a $4,990 grant from Canterbury League Club. “For some children with significant intellectual disabilities and conditions such as autism, communication is limited which impacts on their ability to communicate their basic wants and needs and

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Reaching out to help youth in Lakemba

Youth Off The Streets has used a $15,560 Canterbury donation to connect and interact with young adults in Lakemba through their ‘Lakemba Youth Matters’ program. “Through our street outreach activities in Lakemba, we are encountering young people with increasingly complex needs, including homelessness, domestic violence, and substance abuse,” said Daniel O’Keeffe, Marketing Manager for Youth

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New Western escalator operational again

For some it is just a set of simple escalators but for Canterbury, delivery of the new escalators back to Members and guests mark the beginning of great new things happening on the Western wing of the Club. Aside from providing escalators that now run all the way from ground floor to the first floor

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Farming skills help build social enterprise

An organisation out at Western Sydney is helping empower people who have been marginalised or face severe disadvantage by equipping them with practical farming, gardening and construction skills. Cana Farm, which is part of Cana Communities, a not-for-profit charitable organisation, offers a safe place where people can learn life skills and be a part of

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Canterbury survival swim program help educate local Year 4 students

In response to the spate of migrant drownings last Christmas, Canterbury League Club banded together with City of Canterbury-Bankstown Council and Royal Life Saving NSW to deliver a new swim survival program to local primary schools. The pilot program, called Canterbury Aquatic Survival Skills Project, engaged 306 Year 4 students from seven schools including Campsie

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$1206.80 raised for National Breast Cancer Foundation

For a week in October, Canterbury and its staff were awash in all things pink to fundraise funds for National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) and their fight against breast cancer. During the Club’s October Breast Cancer Awareness Week, Bakehouse Café’s front dessert display cabinet was jam-packed with delicious pink sweets and treats such as pink

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Canterbury takes out the top spot

Canterbury League Club was announced as the winner of a ClubsNSW Clubs & Community Award at the recent awards night on 15 October 2017 in recognition of the Club’s work to feed the homeless in the city with local Punchbowl group, Maronites on Mission. Awards in nine different categories were up for grabs on the

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LOTS OF CONSTRUCTION HAPPENING AT THE WESTERN WING

Since the last magazine, work has really ramped up and there has been a lot of progress on all construction areas at the Western wing of the Club. New bathrooms on the first floor were unveiled several weeks ago – there are now even more toilets in the male and female section, sleek golden doors

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THE BISTRO CONSTRUCTION CONTINUES TO PROGRESS

Behind the black hoarding, away from public eyes, work is happening at an energetic pace to transform the former Banyan Brasserie into Canterbury’s latest dining offering, The Bistro. At last check, the Western side escalators have been demolished and replaced with new ones. Builders have shifted the angle which connects the two floors so now

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