Healthy Harold bringing life education to schools

30 June 2015

A friendly giraffe has been running amok at local schools and for once, parents and teachers are more than happy to see it.

This is no ordinary giraffe – courtesy of a generous $8,000 donation from Canterbury League Club, Healthy Harold the giraffe mascot from Life Education NSW (LENSW) has visited over 3,000 children at 11 different schools within the Canterbury Local Government Area (LGA) in the past year to advocate the benefits of positive lifestyle choices.

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Respite weekend provides rest and relaxation

30 June 2015

St Anthony’s Family Care (SAFC) has used a $7,629 donation from Canterbury League Club to send 10 mothers and carers of children with a disability on an annual mother’s weekend away for some much needed rest and relaxation.

The mothers’ weekend was held at The Hideaway Retreat at Wentworth Falls near the Blue Mountains and the aim of the respite weekend was to provide mothers of a child with a disability a break from their regular carer’s role.

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Centre providing access to English classes

30 June 2015

For migrant and non-English speaking women with children, qualified child minding services has proven to be a big drawcard to Canterbury City Community Centre’s ‘English Classes for Women’.

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Flame Pizza + Grill finalist in hospitality awards

18 June 2015

Flame Pizza + Grill has been named a top finalist in the 2015 Savour Australia Restaurant & Catering HOSTPLUS Awards for Excellence in the category of ‘Restaurant in a Licensed Venue’.

In its 17th year of competition, the prestigious awards recognise and celebrate the best restaurants and caterers in Australia and promote high standards of the country’s dining and hospitality industry.

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Canterbury working with the local community

16 June 2015

Canterbury has always been a proud supporter of the local community and this year the Club will be further growing its involvement in the community.

Each year Canterbury selects organisations to become key community partners to work with on extra special fundraising and volunteering activities. 

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