Children using iPads as a tool to communicate

Tuesday, 12 December 2017

Five children with special learning needs from McCallums Hill Public School were given the gift of communication through iPads via a $4,990 grant from Canterbury League Club. “For some children with significant intellectual disabilities and conditions such as autism, communication is limited which impacts on their ability to communicate their basic wants and needs and

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Reaching out to help youth in Lakemba

Wednesday, 29 November 2017

Youth Off The Streets has used a $15,560 Canterbury donation to connect and interact with young adults in Lakemba through their ‘Lakemba Youth Matters’ program. “Through our street outreach activities in Lakemba, we are encountering young people with increasingly complex needs, including homelessness, domestic violence, and substance abuse,” said Daniel O’Keeffe, Marketing Manager for Youth

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New Western escalator operational again

Thursday, 23 November 2017

For some it is just a set of simple escalators but for Canterbury, delivery of the new escalators back to Members and guests mark the beginning of great new things happening on the Western wing of the Club. Aside from providing escalators that now run all the way from ground floor to the first floor

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Farming skills help build social enterprise

Monday, 20 November 2017

An organisation out at Western Sydney is helping empower people who have been marginalised or face severe disadvantage by equipping them with practical farming, gardening and construction skills. Cana Farm, which is part of Cana Communities, a not-for-profit charitable organisation, offers a safe place where people can learn life skills and be a part of

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Canterbury survival swim program help educate local Year 4 students

Thursday, 26 October 2017

In response to the spate of migrant drownings last Christmas, Canterbury League Club banded together with City of Canterbury-Bankstown Council and Royal Life Saving NSW to deliver a new swim survival program to local primary schools. The pilot program, called Canterbury Aquatic Survival Skills Project, engaged 306 Year 4 students from seven schools including Campsie

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$1206.80 raised for National Breast Cancer Foundation

Thursday, 19 October 2017

For a week in October, Canterbury and its staff were awash in all things pink to fundraise funds for National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) and their fight against breast cancer. During the Club’s October Breast Cancer Awareness Week, Bakehouse Café’s front dessert display cabinet was jam-packed with delicious pink sweets and treats such as pink

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Canterbury takes out the top spot

Monday, 16 October 2017

Canterbury League Club was announced as the winner of a ClubsNSW Clubs & Community Award at the recent awards night on 15 October 2017 in recognition of the Club’s work to feed the homeless in the city with local Punchbowl group, Maronites on Mission. Awards in nine different categories were up for grabs on the

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Saturday, 14 October 2017

Since the last magazine, work has really ramped up and there has been a lot of progress on all construction areas at the Western wing of the Club. New bathrooms on the first floor were unveiled several weeks ago – there are now even more toilets in the male and female section, sleek golden doors

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Tuesday, 10 October 2017

Behind the black hoarding, away from public eyes, work is happening at an energetic pace to transform the former Banyan Brasserie into Canterbury’s latest dining offering, The Bistro. At last check, the Western side escalators have been demolished and replaced with new ones. Builders have shifted the angle which connects the two floors so now

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Friday, 6 October 2017

Cyril Henry Murray, or more fondly known as Harry, aged 88, passed away on Wednesday 13 September 2017. Born on 29 November 1928, Harry was a Canterbury League Club Member since January 1964, joining not long after the start of another adventurous expansion program of the original ‘Paragon No.1’ building back when the club was known

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