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Thank you for supporting Pink Week!

Tuesday, 27 October 2020

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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Drinking coffee kind to youths

Tuesday, 6 October 2020

Patrons getting their daily fix of coffee at Canterbury League Club got a lot more bang for their buck on Thursday 1 Oct when they helped raised $753 for Youth Off the Streets’ Cup of Kindness Day. A whopping 753 coffee/hot drinks were sold on the day across Canterbury, The Lakemba Club and Moxon Sports

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Older pets finding purr-fect matches with other seniors

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

Senior pets have a great chance to be re-homed into a new family thanks to RSPCA’s Seniors for Seniors program which was proudly sponsored by a recent $10,000 Canterbury League Club donation. Fiona and her gorgeous cat, Piaf, (pictured) were one of the first few pairings that occurred at RSPCA’s Sydney (Yagoona) Shelter when the

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Meet Lewis Lu from the Engage Host Team

Tuesday, 18 August 2020

Lewis is a popular face amongst Members in his role as a Canterbury Engage Host but it is just one of the many hats that he has worn in his time here. In the past six years, Lewis has been employed as a gaming attendant, waiter, cashier and bar attendant. Through the diversity of his

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Youth “fit for life” at Belmore PCYC

Tuesday, 23 June 2020

(Photo was taken prior to Covid-19 social distancing measures) 6am might be an early start for most teenagers but it has brought about positive change to participants in Belmore Police Citizens and Youth Club’s (PCYC) Fit for Life program. The early morning youth intervention weekly program, funded by a $8,580 donation from Canterbury League Club,

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Dancing their way to a healthier self

Friday, 5 June 2020

(Photo was taken prior to Covid-19 social distancing measures) Proving that age is no barrier, a group of seniors from Canterbury City Community Centre enthusiastically showed off their twinkle toes in salsa dancing thanks to a $6,500 donation from Canterbury League Club. The dance program, taught by Salsa4Seniors, brought participants together to learn salsa fundamentals

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Canterbury reopens to the community

Wednesday, 3 June 2020

It has been 70 days since Canterbury shut its doors to comply with NSW Government’s response to Covid-19…but we are back and proud to be of service to our local community once more! Last week, Canterbury League Club was excited to welcome Members, guests and staff back to our venues including The Lakemba Club and

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Canterbury AGM 2020 Update

Tuesday, 19 May 2020

On Wednesday 22 March 2020, the Club held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) online where the results of the election for Directors were announced. The six incumbent directors were all returned – George Coorey (President), Peter Callaghan (Vice President), John Ballesty, Paul Dunn, Steve Mortimer OAM and Peter Winchester. The existing Board will be joined

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Canterbury cooking for the homeless through lockdown

Tuesday, 19 May 2020

COVID-19 isn’t dampening Canterbury’s community spirits in the least – last month Canterbury chefs and staff did their bit for the homeless by cooking hot meals and providing sandwiches, fruits and drinks. The freshly-prepared meals were picked up by local Punchbowl group, Maronites on Mission, later that night to be distributed to people living rough

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Newborn babies enjoying new hospital bathing room

Monday, 20 April 2020

Within days of being born, a new baby enjoys their first bath – a precious and special moment for families and new parents. This is now a reality for parents at Canterbury Hospital after Canterbury League Club’s donation of $57,000 was put to good use to build a brand-new baby bathing room in their maternity

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