Yoga for kids school program relieving stress

29 January 2015

It’s not just adults that have to deal with anxiety and stress of everyday life – more and more school children these days are also feeling the pressure to perform in today’s fast-paced society.

Local Lakemba Public School, using a $3,200 donation from Canterbury League Club, has set up the Yoga for Calm Kids program to help school kids develop the necessary skills to effectively deal with their stress and poor mood.

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Pets providing life companionship to seniors

29 January 2015

Canterbury League Club has continued its long-time support for the RSPCA’s Pets of Older Persons (POOPs) program with a donation of $10,000.

Endearingly titled POOPs, the program is targeted towards assisting socially isolated elderly citizens and palliative care patients with the care of their pets. Under this program, numerous services are provided including veterinary services, emergency pet care in boarding and foster homes, grooming and the supply of pet food.

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Australia Day family fun for everyone

29 January 2015

The overcast day and threat of rain didn’t do much to deter families from attending Canterbury’s inaugural Australia Day Festival with over 400 people turning up to enjoy the all-day festivities.

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Canterbury takes out Movember trophy

14 January 2015

Last November was truly the month of the ‘Mo’ with  Canterbury raising a total of $12,986 for men’s health during the month of Movember.

This generous amount, which eclipsed the original fundraising goal of $5,000, saw Canterbury top the leadership board for the Highest Fundraising Team in Movember’s Hospitality Industry Challenge. The team also placed #101 in the national fundraising rankings just one spot shy of the Top 100.

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