CAFE TRAINING COURSE PROVIDING LIFE SKILLS TO STUDENTS

24 December 2014

Many things go into making the perfect cup of coffee – Canterbury League Club’s donation of $16,991 to Canterbury Vale School’s barista program is equipping local students with the necessary skills, qualifications and experience to be positively contributing to the local community.

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Gardening project to benefit local seniors

23 December 2014

Canterbury League Club’s donation of $2500 to the Tripoli and Mena Association’s Gardening for Health Project has equipped seniors with the necessary equipment to improve their much beloved garden.

Located in the backyard of the Lakemba senior day care centre, the garden has existed for several years in a makeshift capacity maintained by almost thirty seniors on a weekly basis.

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CHEFS BATTLE IT OUT FOR CANTERBURY MASTERCHEF

22 December 2014

It was a battle of knives and culinary flair when Canterbury’s chefs came together in a MasterChef-style cook off for the title of Canterbury MasterChef 2014.

Twenty-two chefs competed in several heats the weeks prior with the winners of each heat battling it out on the final night. The six finalists were Justin O’Bree, Nick Cooke, Claudio Ruggero, Nashat Debabneh, Sameer Sangraula and Nick Stergenakis.

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Staff Christmas Party a fairyland delight

15 December 2014

Canterbury’s staff Christmas party was a slightly different affair this year with the Club booking out the entire venue of the converted industrial warehouse café and restaurant, The Grounds of Alexandria.

It was a special evening – the mood was set early on in the night with the rustic and industrial feeling of the venue brightly lit with hundreds of candles and thousands of fairy lights decorating the organic gardens full of vegetables, edibles flowers, herbs and fresh fruit.

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Final Movember tally

9 December 2014

Canterbury League Club’s Movember team have managed to raise $12,896 in the popular month-long moustache growing challenge.

62 Canterbury staff members, including CEO Dave Brace and COO Jon Brain, took on the challenge to grow a moustache in support of raising awareness for men’s health. They had a goal to raise $5,000 for the Movember Foundation; with Canterbury pledging to match every dollar fundraised by staff.

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