NEWS

Club donation helped students to school rugby success

Tuesday, 9 August 2022

A $4,500 donation from Canterbury League Club went towards getting Sir Joseph Banks High School’s Under-14 rugby league team to West Wyalong to compete in the prestigious Buckley Shield. The school has been involved in the competition for over 10 years but this year was the first time that they have progressed to the final

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Empowering children to learn and reach their potential

Friday, 5 August 2022

For some children, learning in a standardized school environment doesn’t come easily – especially when they are also struggling with learning disabilities which make it hard for them to read, write or do simple math. For the past few years now, several clubs from the Canterbury-Bankstown area have pooled their resources together, in partnership with

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Blueberry Hill receives a $750,000 upgrade

Sunday, 31 July 2022

The next time Members and guests walk into the Blueberry Hill room, one of Canterbury’s large function rooms on Level 1, they might be forgiven for thinking it is a completely new room! Over the past several months, Blueberry Hill has been renovated and transformed into a modern and stylish space – with capacity for

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Meet Anjana

Friday, 15 July 2022

Anjana, or AJ as she’s known to staff and long-time patrons, has been a positive influence at Bakehouse Cafe since it opened in the beginning of October 2016. Working primarily as the cafe barista, she takes pride in creating the perfect cup of coffee, complete with gorgeous coffee art! This month we speak to AJ

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Congratulations to Dorothy Brailey!

Monday, 11 July 2022

Congratulations to long-time member and super keen Bulldogs fan, Dorothy, who won herself $50,000 in last night’s Show Me The Money Major Draw! She was truly shocked about the win and only chose envelope ‘8’ because she went down to Bakehouse Cafe before the draw for some coffee and that was the table number that

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Cooking program to return to Canterbury in July

Tuesday, 28 June 2022

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

Tuesday, 14 June 2022

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

Friday, 29 April 2022

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

Thursday, 21 April 2022

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

Thursday, 14 April 2022

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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