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MEDIA ADVISORY: CIBC celebrates grand opening of new Fort McMurray branch with a donation to Some Other Solutions (SOS)

FORT MCMURRAY, AB, April 24, 2014 /CNW/ - This Saturday, April 26, CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) will celebrate the grand opening of its new Stoneycreek Village Banking Centre with fun activities for the whole family. To mark the opening, CIBC will present a donation of $5,000 to Some Other Solutions (SOS).

WHEN:   Saturday, April 26, 2014, 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Ribbon-cutting ceremony at 12:30 p.m.
WHO:   ▪ His Worship, Keith McGrath, Acting Mayor of Fort McMurray
▪ Susan Konski - Chair of the Board of Directors of Some Other Solutions (SOS)
▪ Tom Weber, CIBC Region Head, Alberta
▪ Al Bawa, CIBC District Vice-President, Alberta North East
WHAT:   ▪ Susan Konski - Chair of the Board of Directors of Some Other Solutions to accept CIBC's donation for their Students Assisting Students Program (SASP) (12:43 p.m.)
SASP is a confidential program of students referring students to professional resources for assistance with personal challenges. It is based on the model that when youth have a problem, they will most likely talk to their peers first.
▪ Ribbon-cutting and photo opportunity (12:47 p.m.)
ACTIVITIES:   BBQ, caricaturist, face painter, balloon artist, spin wheel to win prizes
WHERE:   Stoneycreek Village Banking Centre, 104 Riverstone Ridge, Fort McMurray, AB
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The Stoneycreek Village Banking Centre offers local residents convenient service and advice six days per week. To help celebrate the opening, CIBC will offer special time-limited client offers, including no monthly fees for up to six months on new chequing accounts, a first year annual fee rebate on any fee-based credit cards and 0.5 per cent bonus interest on CIBC long-term GICs.

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Caroline Van Hasselt, Director, External Communications, 416-784-6699 or