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Media Advisory - From Sochi 2014 with love: CIBC celebrates Canadian Paralympian and Bronze Medallist Billy Bridges in Guelph

GUELPH, ON, March 28, 2014 /CNW/ - CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) is proud to welcome home Canadian Paralympian Billy Bridges, a Bronze Medallist in Sledge Hockey, to a community celebration on March 31 following his performance at the recent Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games.

Please join us and the Mayor of Guelph, Karen Farbridge at the CIBC Clair and Gordon Banking Centre at 4 Clair Road East in Guelph to celebrate Billy's return. To mark his achievements in Sochi, CIBC will present Billy with a gold-plated coin and a personalized sports pennant commemorating his participation at the Sochi Games.

Billy will be available to speak about his experience at Sochi, his involvement with parasport and next steps in his athletic career.


Billy Bridges, Bronze Medallist, Sledge Hockey, Sochi 2014
Karen Farbridge, Mayor of Guelph
Cari Hunt, CIBC Branch Manager
What:    CIBC Paralympian Welcome Home Celebration
Where: CIBC Branch Clair and Gordon Banking Centre, Guelph
When: 9:30 - 11:00 a.m. on March 31, 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