Author: Jo Cheong

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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Say hello to Susan Vu from The Lakemba Club

Susan Vu is one of the most cheerful people that you’ll ever meet – she always has a ready smile and a quick laugh for all! Susan started her training at Canterbury League Club almost 18 years ago in June 2002 before switching to work exclusively at The Lakemba Club as a Gaming Attendant –

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POWERING SURGERIES TO THE NEXT LEVEL

A $24,000 donation from Canterbury League Club to purchase an Integrated Power Console (IPC) system has gone a long way to improving the experience of children having ear, nose and throat (ENT) surgery at Canterbury Hospital. The IPC is a specialised surgical tool that helps remove soft and hard tissue, and bone during surgery in

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Scooter brings new lease on life

Long-time Belmore local, Ray Aboud, has been recently rocking the wheels of his new mobility scooter courtesy of a $6,000 donation from Canterbury League Club which helped purchased that and a wheelchair. Last year, Ray lost his right leg after doctors had to amputate it below the knee due to blockages in the veins of

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Umbrellas cast a welcome shade at local hospital

Staff and visitors to Canterbury Hospital have been enjoying the summer sun safely in the shade thanks to a $5,000 donation from Canterbury League Club which helped purchase seven outdoor umbrellas. The umbrellas were installed at the hospital’s canteen outdoor dining area and provides people with a shaded place to sit during the day. “Since

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Covid-19 no barrier to bringing Christmas cheer to families in need

Santa and his helpers from Campsie’s Salvation Army will be delivering $5,000 worth of toys and food hampers to families in the local area thanks to a donation from Canterbury League Club. In the weeks leading up to Christmas, the Club purchased trolleys-full of toys, school supplies Woolworths WISH gift cards and pantry items such

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Canterbury donates Christmas hampers to the local community

Christmas is the Season of Giving and here at the Club, we love to share the Christmas cheer! We are proud to donate 100 Christmas Hampers to Canterbury Meals on Wheels and Canterbury Hospital to say thank you to their dedicated volunteers and frontline staff. Thank you for your amazing efforts to the community in

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Thank you for supporting Pink Week!

Social distancing as the new normal has not stopped Canterbury’s popular Pink Week from raising $860 for National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) in support of breast cancer research and prevention. From Monday 19 October to Sunday 25 October, $1 was donated to NBCF for every pink dessert sold at Bakehouse Café and The Bistro. Whilst

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