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Media Advisory: CIBC celebrates grand opening of new Richmond Hill branch with a donation to Yellow Brick House

RICHMOND HILL, ON, June 5, 2014 /CNW/ - This Saturday, June 7, CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) will celebrate the grand opening of its new Yonge & Regatta Banking Centre in Richmond Hill with fun activities for the whole family. To mark the opening, CIBC will present a donation of $6,000 to Yellow Brick House, a non-profit organization that is committed to rebuilding the lives of abused women and children in York Region.

WHEN: Saturday, June 7, 2014, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Ribbon-cutting ceremony: 12:00 - 12:30 p.m.
  • Costas Menegakis, Member of Parliament for Richmond Hill
  • Janine Purves, Chair of the Board, Richmond Hill Chamber of Commerce
  • Samantha Sendel, CIBC Team Next Athlete
    • Samantha Sendel, 22, of Aurora, Ontario, has been a member of Canada's National Trampoline Team for over three years. She already has several podium finishes, including gold and silver at the 2012 Pan American Championships and two World Cup gold medals.
  • Jonathon Dent, CIBC Region Head, GTA West
  • Brian Kevens, CIBC District Vice President, York District
  • Jeannie Stamkos, CIBC District Branch Manager, York District
  • Carolyn Foster, CIBC General Manager, Retail Distribution
  • Dmitri Minevich, Branch Manager, CIBC Yonge & Regatta Banking Centre
  • Angela Hutchison, Manager of Direct Services, Yellow Brick House, will accept CIBC's donation
    • Yellow Brick House delivers a combination of intervention and prevention support that is designed to empower women and children to rebuild their lives and live free from violence.
  • Ribbon-cutting and photo opportunity
ACTIVITIES: BBQ, Nascar Bob remote control car racing, DJ, ice cream truck, 46" Samsung Smart TV door prize
WHERE: CIBC Yonge & Regatta Banking Centre, 13235 Yonge St, Richmond Hill, Ontario L4E 3L2


The CIBC Yonge & Regatta Banking Centre offers local residents convenient service and advice six days a week. To help celebrate the opening, CIBC clients can take advantage of several special, time-limited 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 card and 0.5 per cent bonus interest on CIBC long-term GICs.

About CIBC
CIBC is a leading North American financial institution with 11 million personal banking and business clients. CIBC offers a full range of products and services through its comprehensive electronic banking network, branches and offices across Canada, and has offices in the United States and around the world. You can find other news releases and information about CIBC in our Media Centre on our corporate website at


For further information:

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