(Fort McMurray, AB, December 31, 2017) - The Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo (RRC) was delighted to host thousands of community members today at The Craze presented by Syncrude, a family-friendly party to celebrate the 2017 year and ring in 2018.                                                                                   

The Craze presented by Syncrude, which took place at the Suncor Community Leisure Centre and Shell Place at MacDonald Island Park, featured a variety of free family events, entertainment and activities for youth and adults of all ages and culminated with the SMS Equipment New Year’s Eve Fireworks and Grand Finale.

“As we welcome a new year and 2017 comes to an end, it was great to spend another New Year’s Eve at the annual Craze presented by Syncrude with thousands of community members as we all enjoyed the many activities and live entertainment here at the Island,” said Rachel Orser, Interim Chief Executive Officer of the RRC. “On behalf of the RRC team, I would like to extend our genuine and most sincere thanks to our partners, our team of great volunteers and of course the community for joining us today. Here’s to 2018!”

The RRC would like to thank the following community partners for their support and making the Craze presented by Syncrude possible today:

  • Syncrude
  • SMS Equipment
  • United Rentals
  • Nexen Energy
  • ATCO
  • CNRL
  • Harvard Broadcasting: MIX 103.7 FM and 100.5 Cruz FM
  • Rogers Media: Country 93.3 and 97.9 ROCK
  • Great Plains Security
  • Fort McMurray Oil Barons
  • Fort McMurray Oilsands Curling Club