Author: albert_dev

Local Canterbury clubs joining forces to tackle children’s learning difficulties

In a first ever, Canterbury League Club, Canterbury Hurlstone Park RSL, Campsie RSL and The Lantern Club have combined resources to help 50 primary school children with learning difficulties improve their literacy and numeracy skills. Using a pooled donation of $50,000 the four clubs have partnered with Learning Links, a service organisation which helps children

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Winter coats for the homeless

For the past six years, Canterbury has been a long-time supporter of the Order of Malta and this year is no different with the Club donating $2,000 to their ‘Coats for the Homeless’ program. The donation has enabled the purchase of 60 black, warm shower-proof coats which were specially-designed after numerous consultations and feedback from

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New furniture helps out local state emergency services

A $7,498 donation from Canterbury has helped kit out NSW SES Canterbury Unit’s training room with tables and chairs to meet the influx of its growing members. “A surge in our volunteer intake has seen our small unit grow from 43 to 65+ members. Our previous training room can hold around 40 people with the

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Lakemba RSL Sub-Branch Club opens to new members

Since the Lakemba RSL Sub-Branch Club was formed in 1940, it has been providing support to ex-servicemen and women of the Lakemba area, and now they are calling up for new members to sign up. “The Lakemba Club actually has two different branches – the Lakemba RSL Sub-Branch and the Lakemba Services Social Club. The

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NEW CAR PARK RISING FROM THE GROUND

The start of the new year saw a renewed effort to continue the construction of the multi-storey underground car park at the front of Canterbury. The basement level of the car park has been completed and workers are progressing upwards, one concrete level after another.  During the mammoth effort of building this new car park,

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New transport car bringing mobility to clients in need

These past few months Bankstown Canterbury Community Transport (BCCT) clients have been driven around in shiny new wheels after a $24,535 donation from Canterbury League Club went towards the purchase of a new transport van. BCCT, based in Revesby, provides affordable transport for aged or disabled people and their carers through their fleet of cars

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Yoga to reduce stress amongst school children

Students from Wiley Park Public School have been practicing health and mental wellness thanks to a $5,200 donation from Canterbury League Club which went towards employing a yoga instructor, Despina Rosales, who taught classes at the school. The idea for yoga came from the school’s Learning Support Team who were looking at ways to support

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Canterbury staff showing their community spirit

Every year Canterbury staff members get involved in the community and generously volunteer their time, sometimes putting their bodies on the line, to raise funds for worthwhile causes. In 2016, staff raised more than $5,000 for a variety of charities including Cancer Council Australia, National Breast Cancer Foundation, the Leukaemia Foundation and Children’s Medical Research

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NRL Auckland Nines Winner

Pack your bags George Spyridagos because you & a friend are heading to New Zealand for the NRL Auckland Nines. Congratulations!!