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Media Advisory - From Sochi 2014 with love: CIBC celebrates hometown heroes, Bronze medallists and Canadian Paralympians at its South Keys branch in Ottawa

OTTAWA, March 26, 2014 /CNW/ - CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) is proud to welcome home Canadian Paralympians Caroline Bisson, Ben Delaney, Marc Dorion, Margarita Gorbournova and John Leslie to a community celebration on March 28 following their incredible performances at the recent Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games.

Please join us at the CIBC South Keys Banking Centre branch on 2202 Bank St. in Ottawa to celebrate their return. To mark their accomplishments in Sochi, CIBC will present the athletes with gold-plated coins and personalized sports pennants commemorating their participation at the Sochi Games.

The athletes will be available to speak about their experience at Sochi, their involvement with parasport and next steps in their athletic careers.


      Caroline Bisson, Biathlon, Para-Nordic Ski Team, Sochi 2014
Ben Delaney, Sledge Hockey Team, Bronze Medallist, Sochi 2014
Marc Dorion, Sledge Hockey Team, Bronze Medallist, Sochi 2014
Margarita Gorbounova, Biathlon, Para-Nordic Ski Team, Sochi 2014
John Leslie, Para-Snowboard Team, Sochi 2014
Dean Chapman, CIBC, District Vice President
Karen O'Neill, Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Paralympic Committee
What:          CIBC Paralympian Welcome Home Celebration
Where:        CIBC South Keys Banking Centre, 2202 Bank Street, Ottawa ON
When:        9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. on March 28, 2014

CIBC is a proud banking partner of the Canadian Paralympic Team. CIBC's four-year sponsorship of the Canadian Paralympic Committee, announced in October, broadens CIBC's support of Canada's up-and-coming amateur athletes and reflects the bank's passion for sports as a way of enriching communities and inspiring the next generation of youth.

SOURCE Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce

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To arrange an interview please contact:
Johnny Santilly / Auravelia Colomer
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Direct: 416-342-1841 / 416-342-1820