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Media Advisory & Photo Opportunity - Music and sports legends once again join forces with CIBC traders and advisors to help raise millions for children's charities on CIBC Miracle Day

Funds to support kids-in-need in communities all across Canada

TORONTO, Dec. 4, 2013 /CNW/ - (CM: TSX) (CM: NYSE) — Today, a host of celebrities will join CIBC traders and advisors on the bank's trading floor to help raise millions for kids-in-need on CIBC Miracle Day. This annual event has raised more than $69 million for kids across Canada since it began in 1984.

WHO: Randy Bachman
- Walk of Fame inductee and multi-
platinum singer-songwriter
Roberto Alomar
- Baseball Hall of Fame Inductee
Michael 'Pinball' Clemons
- Football Hall of Fame Inductee
Dennis Gartman
- Editor and publisher of The Gartman Letter
John Derringer
- Q107 Radio host
Ed Robertson
- Barenaked Ladies singer and Grammy nominee
David Clarkson
- Toronto Maple Leaf winger
Joe Bowen
- Voice of the Toronto Maple Leafs
Josh Cassidy
- Paralympian and motivational speaker
CIBC traders and advisors
Children and charity representatives
WHAT: Media are invited to join our celebrities and CIBC employees as they help
raise money for children's charities.
WHEN: Dec. 4, 2013 from 9:30-11:00 AM EST
Photo opportunity at 9:30 AM - stock market opening
WHERE: 161 Bay Street, 7th floor, Toronto
WHY: CIBC Miracle Day is an employee-driven event and one of Canada's largest single-day
fundraisers for children's charities. Each year on CIBC Miracle Day, CIBC traders and
advisors donate their fees and commissions to improve the health, education, well-being,
and overall quality of life of kids-in-need.

Accredited media must pre-register to join celebrities on CIBC's trading floor. To register, please contact Jessica Botelho-Carinci at 416-980-8859 or

About CIBC Miracle Day
CIBC Miracle Day is the annual flagship fundraising event for the CIBC Children's Foundation. On CIBC Miracle Day, CIBC's wholesale banking employees and CIBC Wood Gundy Investment Advisors donate their fees and commissions to organizations that support kids in our communities. Through the efforts of employees and clients $4.5 million was raised in Canada in 2012, for a total of nearly $69 million donated to hundreds of children's charities across Canada since 1984. To learn more, visit

About CIBC
CIBC is a leading North American financial institution with 11 million personal banking and business clients. CIBC is committed to supporting causes that matter to our clients, our employees and our communities. We aim to make a difference in communities through corporate donations, sponsorships and the volunteer spirit of employees. With a strategic focus on Kids, Cures and Community, and employee commitment to causes, including the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure, the CIBC Children's Foundation and United Way, we are investing in the social and economic development of communities across the country. In 2012, CIBC contributed more than $38 million to more than 1,900 charitable and non-profit initiatives in 450 communities. You can find other news releases and information about CIBC in our Press Centre on our corporate website at




For further information:

Media contact: Kevin Dove, Head of External Communications & Media Relations, 416-980-8835, or