Author: Jo Cheong

Wishing Tree Appeal to bring holiday cheer

Making sure that no child or teen misses out on the holiday cheer, Canterbury is collecting gifts on behalf of The Salvation Army, Campsie for the next two weeks. For the past few years, staff have been collecting presents for children and teenagers in need, and the response has always been overwhelmingly generous and positive.

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Canterbury wins at community awards night

Canterbury League Club has won an award in the Disability, Welfare & Social Inclusion category at the recent 2019 Clubs & Community Awards in recognition of a cooking class program for people with intellectual disabilities. Led by Canterbury Executive Chef Stephanie Azar, the special cooking classes have run in conjunction with participants from local social

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Congratulations to our Kia Stinger winner – Saide Chalhoub

From everyone at Canterbury, a huge congratulations to long-time Member Saide Chalhoub, who won herself a brand-new Kia Stinger valued at $65,722. The Club’s second Kia car giveaway was just as popular, if not more popular, than the first one and drew in many interested punters keen to hear their names called out as one

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Pink week fundraiser leaves everyone tickled pink

For a week in October, Canterbury staff members were doing all things pink to boost breast cancer awareness and raise funds for National Breast Cancer Australia (NBCF). By the end of the week, $1249.30 was collected thanks to the generosity of Members and staff – this fundraising figure is the highest collected from Pink Week

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Donate Christmas gifts to kids in need

Christmas is just around the corner and Santa is busy making his lists – as part of the Club’s seasonal festivities, Canterbury would like to invite all Members and staff to donate to their Christmas Gift-Giving Tree in support of the Salvation Army. For the past few years, staff have been collecting presents for children

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Canterbury’s Executive Chef recognised with volunteer award

In October, Participate Australia presented Canterbury Executive Chef Stephanie Azar with the Ray Garden Memorial Volunteer Award in recognition of the amazing cooking classes she runs for people with intellectual disabilities. The award is in honour and memory of the late Ray Garden, a member of Participate Australia (PA) for roughly 30 years, who passed

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Help4HD fundraiser a roaring success

The recent Help for Hirschsprung Disease Ladies Luncheon at Canterbury League Club was a beaming success after the community showed their generous spirit and helped raise over $80,000 for children suffering from bowel disease. “The luncheon was a great success and so much fun. The comedy act from Effie and having Channel 10’s Prue MacSween

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Babies at risk of cerebral palsy receive special care

A $10,000 donation by Canterbury League Club to Cerebral Palsy Alliance (CPA) has assisted in supporting babies at risk with life-changing care and therapy. Cerebral Palsy (CP) is a physical disability that affects movement and posture and is the most common physical disability amongst children. It occurs when there is damage to the developing brain

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Join us as Canterbury fundraises for PINK week

From 21-25 October, Members will be seeing a lot more pink around the Club as staff unite to fundraise for the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF). During this week, the cake displays at Bakehouse Café and The Bistro will be filled with a variety of pink coloured sweets, treats and cupcakes. For every purchase of

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Local Year 4 kids learn to be water safe and wise

In a country surrounded by water like Australia, it pays to be water safe and water wise as local Year 4 primary students discovered through the Canterbury Aquatic Survival Skills Program. The swim program, now in its third year of running in collaboration with Canterbury-Bankstown City Council and Royal Life Saving NSW, had approximately 400

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