Kitchen Mamas cooking up a storm

30 October 2013

A shared culture and a passion for cooking are just some ingredients that have banded together migrant women to form Kitchen Mamas.

Founded in December 2012, Kitchen Mamas is a social enterprise run by migrant Asian women that offers local catering services to businesses around the Canterbury area. Since their inception, Kitchen Mamas have provided catering for 20 different functions and served over 800 guests.

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Golfing for a Good Cause

28 October 2013

A show of support from the community and local businesses saw more than $30,000 raised at the Torch Charity Golf Day.

The day saw 112 golfers tee off from the Georges River Golf Course. Ex-Bulldogs players Andrew Ryan, Luke Patten and Brad Morrin were there on the day as the team representing Canterbury League Club.

Organised by Torch Publishing, this event sees proceeds go towards assisting the Australian Cancer Research Foundation in its quest to find a cure for cancer.

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Mission to feed the homeless

25 October 2013

A hot meal and warm clothes – basic necessities we may take for granted but for more than 25,000 homeless people around NSW it is neither an option nor a guarantee.

New group Maronites on a Mission (MOM) from St Charbel’s Church in Punchbowl is changing that with their outreach program to feed the poor and homeless.

This program sees weekly food van runs feeding the homeless in Martin Place and Woolloomooloo in the city and Prince Alfred’s Park in Parramatta.

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Bulldogs return to PNG VIDEO

24 October 2013

A number of Canterbury staff & staff and players from the Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs recently visited Kavieng in Papau New Guinea as part of a 'Bulldogs in the Community' program.

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Toy Library a Big Hit with the Kids

23 October 2013

Toys are of great benefit to the development and socialisation of any growing child but every parent knows how expensive it can be to provide new toys for their children.

For many parents living in the Canterbury area, it is a financial burden to be constantly replacing toys as their children quickly outgrow or tire of them.

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Bulldogs return to Papua New Guinea

22 October 2013

Local school children in Papua New Guinea were recently treated to a visit from the Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs as part of their ‘Bulldogs in the Community’ program.

Bulldogs representatives included recently retired winger Steve Turner, and NRL players Mitch Brown and Tim Browne. A number of up and coming stars like Lachlan Burr, Harlan Alaalotoa and Adam Elliott as well as a number of Canterbury and Bulldogs administrative staff also flew over for the week-long trip.

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Job-seeking tough for migrants

14 October 2013

For culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) migrants, many of them are unknowingly sabotaging themselves by not fully understanding the Australian market.

Lack of local experience and proper job application skills such as writing professional resumes and cover letters are just some of the hurdles faced by these migrants.

Metro Migrant Resource Centre (MRC) has just wrapped up their migrant employment program and results have been positive.

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