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Media Advisory - From Sochi 2014 with love: CIBC celebrates hometown heroes, Bronze Medallist Chris Williamson and Canadian Paralympian Erin Latimer in Toronto

TORONTO, April 9, 2014 /CNW/ - CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) is proud to welcome home Chris Williamson, a four-time Paralympic medallist, and Erin Latimer, a first-time Paralympian, to a community celebration on April 12 following their performances in para-alpine skiing at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games.

Please join us at the CIBC Banking Centre at Queensway and Atomic, 1582 The Queensway, Unit 1580 in Etobicoke to celebrate their return. To mark their return from Sochi, CIBC will present the athletes with gold-plated coins and personalized sports pennants, commemorating their participation at the Sochi Games.

Chris and Erin will be available to speak about their experiences at Sochi, their involvement with para-sport and next steps in their athletic careers. Erin, in her first full season travelling with the World Cup team, placed in the top 10 in all of her events in Sochi.

Who:  Chris Williamson, Bronze Medallist, Slalom - Visually Impaired, Para-Alpine Skiing,
Sochi 2014 (Gold in Slalom, 2002 Salt Lake City; Silver and Bronze in Downhill and
Super G, respectively, 2006 Torino)
  Erin Latimer, Para-Alpine Ski Team, Sochi 2014
  Constance Lowry, CIBC, Branch Manager
What:    CIBC Paralympian Welcome Home Celebration
Where: CIBC Banking Centre at Queensway and Atomic, 1582 The Queensway, Unit
1580, Etobicoke, ON
When:  10:00 - 11:30 a.m. on April 12, 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

For further information:

To arrange an interview please contact:

Johnny Santilly / Auravelia Colomer
Media Profile
Direct: 416-342-1841 / 416-342-1820