Syncrude Canada announced as title partner for Community Registration Day

(Fort McMurray, AB, June 19, 2013) – The Community Registration Day organizing committee is pleased to announce Syncrude Canada as title partner for the event.

Community Registration Day, which will occur on September 14 at the Suncor Community Leisure Centre at MacDonald Island Park, is a trade show format showcase of community-based organizations. The event provides an opportunity for residents to become engaged through program registration and volunteer opportunities, among other avenues. Community Registration Day was previously known as Get Up and Go Wood Buffalo.

“We are so pleased that Syncrude has come on board as the title partner again this year,” said Erika Hornsey, Executive Director at Volunteer Wood Buffalo. “The tremendous support of partners such as Syncrude enables events such as Community Registration Day to take place.”

The schedule for Community Registration Day on September 14 is as follows:

  • 10:00 am-11:30 am: Nonprofit Sector LINK Networking Breakfast (Miskanaw Ballroom)
  • Noon-4:00 pm: Community Registration Day exhibition, including complimentary Volunteer Appreciation Barbeque presented by Volunteer Wood Buffalo (Nexen Field House; open to the community)

“Community Registration Day is an opportunity for community members to connect with the myriad of organizations and groups offering services and programming in the region and providing information for those who may have in interest in volunteering with these organizations,” said Jodie Mercier, General Manager of Sport and Recreation at MacDonald Island Park. “It represents significant value to the participating organizations and groups and the community at large by allowing residents easy access to information, registration, and volunteer opportunities in one location.”

The deadline for community groups and organizations to register for Community Registration Day is September 8. Cost for exhibitors is $25 for non-powered booths and $30 for powered booths. Interested organizations can register for Community Registration Day and the Nonprofit Sector LINK Networking Breakfast at

Community Registration Day is organized and delivered by an advisory committee comprising representation from the following organizations:

  • Events Wood Buffalo
  • MacDonald Island Park
  • Nonprofit Sector LINK Wood Buffalo
  • Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo
  • Syncrude Sport & Wellness Centre
  • Volunteer Wood Buffalo 

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