Author: Jo Cheong

Cooking program to return to Canterbury in July

Participate Australia’s Cooking Club, which teaches basic kitchen skills to people with disabilities, is back after a pandemic hiatus thanks to a $3,850 donation from Canterbury League Club. The award-winning Cooking Club program, which launched at the Club in 2018, will be re-starting next month. Over the course of six weeks, participants will learn how

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Meet Debbie

What are the responsibilities of your job? I am responsible for signing up new members, and providing information about the Club to our members and guests. Working at the club reception, I am also the first point of contact for all phone and email enquiries. What energizes you to work at Canterbury?  I have worked

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Congratulations to Life Member Arthur Coorey OAM

Congratulations to Mr. Arthur Coorey OAM on being elected as a Life Member of the League Club in recognition of his exceptional and distinguished service to the Club. His distinguished service to Canterbury includes: Leading the Club to become one of the top 4 clubs in NSW Played a valuable role on various Club committees

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Meet Ryan

Say hello to Canterbury’s newest Executive Chef, Ryan Liu! He joined the Canterbury team in 2016 and since then has been instrumental in all the amazing food coming out of the Club’s kitchens. 1.  What are the responsibilities for an Executive Chef compared to the regular chef team member? There are lots more responsibility being

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Clubs in collaboration bring home top award

Learning Links, in partnership with Canterbury League Club and 26 other Western Sydney clubs, took home the coveted top prize at this year’s ClubsNSW Clubs and Community Awards for their work in supporting primary school children to overcome learning difficulties. “Learning Links exists to give children the best start in life. We work with children,

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Online move to teach students life skills a success

A $15,000 donation from Canterbury League Club during the most recent lockdown has helped The Business Concierge pivot their Survivor Life Skills (SLS) in-school delivery program to an online one, helping equip thousands of students with essential life skills. “As soon as Covid-19 hit in March 2020, the Department of Education introduced a number of

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Cooking class raises life skills in participants

Fifteen participants from Tender Loving Care (TLC) Disability Services recently spent a day in Canterbury’s kitchen with Canterbury Executive Chef Stephanie Azar to increase their cooking skills and confidence levels. TLC Disability Services together with local organisations, Lighthouse Community Support and Campsie Police Area Command, have an ongoing program that creates pathways for participants to

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NEW FAMILY DINING ROOM A BOON FOR PARENTS AT TRESILLIAN

Parents accessing expert parenting help from Tresillian are now dining in more comfortable surroundings after a joint funding venture between Canterbury League Club, Tresillian and NSW Ministry of Health saw the complete renovation of their dining room. “The Tresillian Residential Centre at Canterbury Hospital is over 30 years old and the dining and kitchen area

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Panda Warmer helping newborns at Canterbury Hospital

The maternity operating suite at Canterbury Hospital has recently received its first state-of-the-art Panda Warmer to help critically ill newborns thanks to a $25,000 donation from Canterbury League Club. The Panda Neonatal Resuscitaire Unit is a special examination bed for babies which includes a warmer, monitoring devices and an in-built resuscitation system to care for

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MARKING THE END OF AN ERA: THANK YOU TURVEY!

It has been 33 years since he last played but the passion for rugby league still burns bright in the eyes of Bulldogs Legend Steve ‘Turvey’ Mortimer OAM, who recently retired from the League Club Board bringing to an end one of the greatest rugby league playing and administrative careers. He vividly recalls playing in

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