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Meet the Team: Jenny

Wednesday, 9 March 2016

Jenny is a familiar face around The Lakemba Club after having worked there for over seven years, first behind the now-defunct Lakemba bistro counter and currently as a café attendant. What’s the best thing about working in Lakemba? I love the atmosphere of the club; it’s small enough that everyone knows everybody and gives it

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Two Dozen Organisations are Big Winners in ClubGrants 2015

Friday, 21 August 2015

24 local organisations have just received a very large injection of funds – $298,312 worth of grants to be exact – from Canterbury League Club through their ClubGRANTS program. Each recipient organisation received funding to run specific health and social welfare programs that assist different groups in need within the local community including family support,

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Backgammon Club Welcomes New Members

Wednesday, 12 August 2015

Aris Patikas, President of the Canterbury League Backgammon Club, was just a 7-year-old boy watching his uncles play when he fell in love with the game too. That was over 70 years ago – his passion for the ancient game of backgammon has not diminished and the sprightly senior can still be seen playing against

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Canterbury Produces Dawn Service Program

Friday, 1 May 2015

On behalf of the Anzac Dawn Service Trust Inc and to honour the 100th year of the Gallipoli Landing, Canterbury produced 20,000 copies of the commemorative Anzac Day Dawn Service ‘Order of Service’ booklets that were handed out at this year’s service at Martin Place. Asides from the Order of Service, the booklet also lists

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Commemorating the Centenary of Anzac

Monday, 27 April 2015

This year’s Anzac Day Dawn Service at The Lakemba Club was a special one, commemorating the 100 years since the Landing of Gallipolli. Over 100 people gathered at the Club at 7am for the march to the Lakemba Cenotaph. The half-hour service was led by Father Gary Rawson of St Therese Church and Father Graeme

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New Anzac Centenary Plaque Unveiled at Lakemba

Monday, 20 April 2015

In the lead up to Anzac Day, Member for Watson Tony Burke presented The Lakemba Club with a new commemorative plaque to remember the men and women who gave their lives in service during the wars. “In World War One, like so many of the conflicts that followed, locals who lost their lives in conflict

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Lakemba Sea-Doo Jet Ski Winner

Monday, 30 March 2015

Congratulations to John Cozanitis, who won himself a brand new Sea-Doo Spark jetski package in the competition that recently ran at The Lakemba Club. The prize, valued at $9,936, included the jetski with12 months registration, accessories as well as a Boeing trailer. The Club was packed on the night of the draw with hundreds of

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Yoga for Kids School Program Relieving Stress

Monday, 2 February 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 The Lakemba Club, has set up the Yoga for Calm Kids program

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Staff Christmas Party a Fairyland Delight

Monday, 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

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Hairy Moustaches to Start Movember Conversation

Tuesday, 11 November 2014

Over 60 staff members including Canterbury CEO Dave Brace and COO Jon Brain have taken on the challenge to grow a moustache to raise funds and awareness for men’s health during the month of Movember. Canterbury Mo Bros and Mo Sistas, affectionately known as the ‘Canterbury Moustache League’, have a goal to raise $5000 over

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