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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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MARONITES ON MISSION HELPING FEED THE HOMELESS

Canterbury League Club has donated approximately $40,000 each year to Maronites on Mission to help feed thousands of people since 2013. Maronites on Mission Australia (MoM) is a local Punchbowl group of dedicated volunteers who reach out to marginalised members of our society to relieve some of their sufferings and provide some companionship. “Our work

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MEET ADAM

In this month’s Meet the Team, Duty Manager Adam is sharing his story of how he started at Canterbury, and what he does as one of our Duty Managers. 1. Why did you choose this job in the first place? Why choose to work at Canterbury? I had just finished my printers trade and was

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STORY FACTORY ENRICHING THE LIVES OF YOUNG PEOPLE

A $16,093 donation from Canterbury League Club to run Story Factory’s creative writing workshops has helped build confidence and creativity in students from three local schools. Story Factory, a not-for-profit creative writing centre, worked with 164 students from Punchbowl Boys High School, St Michael’s Catholic Primary School Belfield and Chullora Public School to deliver creative

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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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SEWING BRINGS TOGETHER CALD WOMEN

A $9,450 donation from Canterbury League Club has helped stitch together connections and friendships amongst newly-arrived migrants through a series of weekly sewing classes. Sew, Create and Make Together, a project by Canterbury City Community Centre (CCCC) in Lakemba, has brought together 10 women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to learn how to sew

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OZHARVEST HELPING FEED VULNERABLE FAMILIES

In the past year, Canterbury League Club has been able to provide approximately 40,000 meals to communities facing food insecurity through OzHarvest Australia thanks to a $20,000 club donation. OzHarvest, founded in 2004, is a leading food rescue organisation and emergency food relief association which saves surplus food from going into landfills and delivers it

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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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