CIBC's grand opening of new Vaughan branch
CIBC celebrates new, larger location with a $2,500 donation to Hospice Vaughan VAUGHAN, ON, June 7 /CNW/ - Today, CIBC celebrates the grand opening of its new 8,500 square-foot full-service branch in Vaughan at the corner of Jane Street and Norwood Avenue. The new larger branch replaces CIBC's previous location at Keele Street and Major Mackenzie Drive and will incorporate the CIBC advisory team previously located at 10048 Keele Street. This will provide CIBC clients with improved access to our full range of products and advisory services. "CIBC's new larger branch offers our clients in the community greater flexibility, access and choice with service in English, Italian, Portuguese, Albanian, Punjabi and Urdu," said Larry Tomei, Senior Vice-President, CIBC Retail Markets, Central Ontario. "The investment CIBC is making in Vaughan demonstrates our commitment to meeting the financial needs of this vibrant and growing community." "This new location places CIBC close to where our clients live, work and shop," added Tomei. The branch features extended hours and five Automated Banking Machines (ABMs), including a drive-thru ABM, offering a convenient option for the area's rapidly expanding residential population. The new branch, which is approximately double the size of CIBC's previous location at Keele and Major Mackenzie Drive, will be open six days a week and offers clients extended operating hours.The hours of operation are: Monday - Wednesday: 9:30 am - 4:00 pm Thursday - Friday: 9:30 am - 7:00 pm Saturday: 9:30 am - 4:00 pmAs previously announced, CIBC will open two additional full-service branches in Vaughan at Centre Street and Bathurst Street this fall and at Major Mackenzie Drive and Dufferin Street in the winter of 2009. These new branches are part of CIBC's strategic plan to build, relocate and expand over 70 branches by 2011. CIBC clients also benefit from access to more than 3,700 automated bank machines, 24/7 service over the phone and on Canada's leading online banking site, www.cibc.com. To mark the opening, CIBC is donating $2,500 to Hospice Vaughan, which offers supportive care to individuals from the Vaughan community and their families who are facing a life-threatening illness. The funds will go towards helping the hospice's team of professionally trained staff and volunteers provide quality care, counsel individuals and their families, and ensure the bereaved family and friends are supported. "This generous donation will bring improvements to our services for youth and our Day Program for the elderly," said Nancy Henry, Executive Director of Hospice Vaughan. "The funds will allow us to better address the needs of children who are grieving a death." "Our highly trained social workers go into the schools to educate and support students and staff with individual, group and crisis response support," continued Ms. Henry. "The funds will also provide a year's worth of nutritious lunches for our elderly clients who we bring to the hospice where they find a warm and caring environment to share their concerns, receive support, and enjoy a hot meal. The outing provides a break for the at-home caregiver and gives the client an opportunity for social interaction and emotional support, which lifts their spirits as they face their health challenges." CIBC is a leading North American financial institution with nearly 11 million personal banking and business clients. CIBC offers a full range of products and services through its comprehensive electronic banking network, branches and offices across Canada, in the United States and around the world. You can find other news releases and information about CIBC in our Press Centre on our corporate website at www.cibc.com.
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