Author: Jo Cheong

August the month of staff giving

As the weather warms up, Canterbury staff have had a busy month of fundraising activities in support of Children’s Medical Research Institute, RSPCA and Donate Life network. The month kicked off with staff wearing jeans in support of Jeans for Genes Day and Children’s Medical Research Institute. There was also a “blue” morning tea where

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Staff shine at 2019 Staff Awards Night

Once a year Canterbury League Club takes the opportunity to recognise the achievements and dedication of service of their staff members at their annual Staff Awards Night. This year 45 staff from various departments including Food & Beverage, Gaming, Security and Surveillance, C-Life Health Club, and Marketing celebrated their 5, 10, 15, 20, 25 and

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PROGRAMS TO SUPPORT THE COMMUNITY RECEIVE FUNDING

$192,050 worth of community grants from Canterbury League Club’s 2018/2019 ClubGRANTS program was recently shared between nineteen local organisations looking to make a difference. Recipient organisations will use the funding over the coming months to run programs that target specific issues in the community including family support, aged, disability, early childhood and youth services in

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Happy 104th birthday to Bessie Corbett

Last month Bessie celebrated her 104th birthday, making her our oldest Canterbury Member! She joined Canterbury League Club together with her late husband, Walter Corbett, over 30 years ago back when they lived in Greenacre. Bessie still enjoys having lunch with her family every Sunday at the Club which is only a hop, skip and

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Bowel-ed over by Canterbury donation

Help for Hirschsprung Disease (Help4HD), a leading charity for children suffering from bowel disease in Australia, were recently bowel-ed over by a large donation from Canterbury League Club. Hirschsprung’s disease is a congenital condition that affects the large intestine and causes problems with bowel movements, passing stools and incontinence. Help4HD was created to make the

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Amazing food and beer pairings to break the mould

Join Beer Diva and beer educator Kirily Waldhorn at Canterbury League Club on Wednesday 28th August from 7pm for the ultimate foodie adventure – a five-course beergustation to tickle the tastebuds and challenge the stereotypical concept of beer. Held at the Club’s Lavico Italian Ristorante, expect to be entertained by ‘Australia’s First Lady of Beer’

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Cooking students taking it to the next level

Six participants from Participate Australia had the happiest of smiles on their faces at their graduation ceremony after completing their $20,000 Canterbury League Club sponsored advanced cooking program. Participate Australia provides a range of disability services and works with people with disabilities to help them develop their skills to lead them to greater independence. All

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MEET THE TEAM – PAUL AKKARY

Paul is a familiar face to many as he does his daily security rounds at the Club. He has been part of the Canterbury team for 23 years in the Security and Customer Relations Department as a Team Leader. During Paul’s shift, he ensures that all areas of the Club are secured, and all facilities

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INSULIN MACHINE SAVING LIVES

A $20,000 donation to Diabetes Alive from Canterbury League Club has helped purchase several life-saving insulin pumps for young children living with Type 1 diabetes. Through Diabetes Alive’s Insulin Pump Program, the new insulin machines are donated to children from families who can’t afford private health insurance and are unable to afford one. The device

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VARIETY ENRICHING KIDS’ LIVES

Long time community partner, Variety – the Children’s Charity, has received a $20,000 donation from Canterbury League Club to support children who are sick, disadvantaged or living with special needs. The donation allows Variety to provide practical help and essential support to kids and their families by purchasing medical and mobility supplies and equipment, therapy

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