Canterbury scholarship a boon for talented singer

29 December 2015

Country singer-songwriter Christie Lamb was recently awarded a $10,000 Canterbury League Club-Sport Tourism & Youth Foundation scholarship in recognition of her exceptional singing gifts.

“I’m very grateful and honoured to be chosen to receive the support as it’s a huge help towards my new album due for release in 2016. I will use it very carefully and wisely to continue my career,” said Christie.

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Canterbury staff sharing the Christmas love with toy drive

10 December 2015

Children in need within the local area will be having a brighter Christmas this year after Canterbury staff members donated a cartful of toys and a cheque for $2,200 to the Campsie Salvation Army.

The toys and donation were collected at the recent staff Christmas party, held at the Club, which was attended by over 150 staff members and their plus ones.

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Encouraging kids to read, talk, sing, rhyme and draw

4 December 2015

Over the next few months a giant bandicoot “egg” will be visiting local Canterbury primary schools and playgroups to encourage young children to read and sing to it as part of an initiative to improve childhood literacy.

Sponsored by a $10,000 grant from Canterbury League Club, the Paint Canterbury REaD initiative is urging the whole community to read, talk, sing, rhyme and draw with children from birth so that they will be ready for reading and writing at school.

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Movember finishes on a high

1 December 2015

The Handlebar, the Chopper, the Box Car and The Connoisseur – these are just some types of moustaches that have been gracing the faces of the Canterbury Moustache League in support of Movember.

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