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People with disabilities are people first

Friday, 14 February 2014

The Special Olympics NSW (SONSW) Performance Group would like the public to see people with disabilities as a person first rather than focus on their intellectual disabilities. That is the message they are trying to spread as they perform in venues all over NSW, most recently at the opening ceremony of the 2013 Special Olympics

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Yum cha at The Dynasty No.1 in Sydney

Monday, 3 February 2014

The Dynasty at Canterbury League Club was recently nominated by TimeOut Sydney as the best place in 2014 to have yum cha in Sydney. Beating out other yum cha crowd favourites like Marigold (Chinatown), The Eight (Chinatown) and Fisherman’s Wharf (Pyrmont), The Dynasty came out on top with consistent high marks for food, presentation, décor

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Employment reconnecting people with disabilities to community

Monday, 3 February 2014

A disability should not be a barrier to gainful employment and if anything, a meaningful occupation will help empower people that have disabilities. For this very reason, Centacare Industries, which is based in Belmore, provides supported employment and training opportunities to adults with various forms of disabilities including dyslexia, Down syndrome, autism and mental illness.

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Lakemba Club unveils new Asian restaurant

Thursday, 30 January 2014

A new noodle and dumpling bar is serving up delicious meals to the hungry patrons of The Lakemba Club. Run by the same successful team that manages the world-famous The Dynasty Restaurant at the Canterbury League Club, the new Imperial Noodle and Dumpling Bar is offering noodles and traditional house-made dumplings that made her sister

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McGrath Breast Care Nurses supporting families in need

Thursday, 30 January 2014

Statistics show that one in every eight Australian women will be diagnosed with breast cancer by the time they turn 85.  The McGrath Foundation believes that every person living with breast cancer, regardless of location or background, should have access to a breast care nurse. They currently have 100 McGrath Breast Care Nurses spread across

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Starlight putting a smile on kids’ faces

Thursday, 30 January 2014

For seriously-ill children life can seem like one giant merry-go-round of hospital and doctor visits, medicines and painful operations. It can be a never-ending cycle for some but this is where organisations like the Starlight Children’s Foundation Australia come in. Formed in 1988, the organisation helps brighten the lives of chronically-ill children and relieve the

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Fighting fit for taekwondo champ

Wednesday, 22 January 2014

In their free time, most other 15 year olds would be hanging out with their friends, going to the movies or playing computer games. Not Deanna Kyriazopoulos. This 15 year old is currently training seven times a week over six days to prepare for the 2014 US Open Taekwondo competition to be held later in

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Variety of sub-sports clubs at Canterbury

Thursday, 16 January 2014

Asides from being proud supporters of the Bulldogs, Canterbury League Club also plays host to many other sub-sports clubs that call Canterbury home. Some of the sub-clubs on offer include the Bulldogs Squash Club, Canterbury Community Backgammon Club, Earlwood Ex-Servicemen’s Senior Citizens Touring Club, Belfield RSL Social Golf Club and Canterbury League Indoor Sports Club

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Bulldogs a hit in The Bay

Monday, 13 January 2014

Over 500 Bulldogs fans excitedly gathered at The Bay Sports Club to welcome their heroes at the annual Bulldogs Family Day on January 10. The event kicked off at 1pm with the Bulldogs split into two groups – one group participated in a social game of bowls while the other half mingled with fans taking

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$4,000 cash prizes in Mahjong Grand Finals

Wednesday, 8 January 2014

Mahjong Australia ended their first season at Canterbury with $4,000 in cash prizes given away at yesterday’s Grand Final game. Two winners, Yuen To and Johnny Lo, won the grand final prize of $1,000 each; beating out 97 other players who participated on the day for season points and cash prizes. Second prize winners, Donald

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