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Media Advisory - Paul Brandt to join CIBC in raising millions in support of children's charities at 32nd CIBC Miracle Day

Kids from the Calgary Police Foundation's It's a Crime Not to Read program to join CIBC for a special event 

CALGARY, Dec. 7, 2016 /CNW/ - CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) invites media to join Canadian Country Music artist Paul Brandt as he helps make miracles happen for kids-in-need at the 32nd CIBC Miracle Day. Last year CIBC Miracle Day raised more than $6 million globally for over 550 children's charities. All money raised in Calgary stays in the community and helps support local children's charities.

To celebrate this year's CIBC Miracle Day, Paul Brandt and the Calgary Police Service will hold story time for a group of kids from It's a Crime Not to Read, an award-winning uniquely "Made in Calgary" initiative that connects students in Grades 2 – 4 with members of the Calgary Police Service by way of reading.

WHEN:

Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. MST 



WHO:  

Paul Brandt, Canadian Country Music Artist

Brent Buechler, Vice-President, Calgary Public Library Foundation

Constable Lyndon Moore and Constable Jeff VanCaeyzeele, Calgary Police Service

Students and teachers of Sacred Heart Elementary School



WHERE: 

CIBC Wood Gundy, 607-8th Ave SW, 6th floor

 

Photo opportunities:

  • Paul and Constables Moore and VanCaeyzeele to read to children
  • Paul to sing a few songs
  • Ongoing: Paul interacting with children and charity representatives

 

Join the #CIBCMiracleDay conversation on Twitter @CIBC and Facebook (www.facebook.com/CIBC) or follow on Instagram @CIBCNow.

About CIBC Miracle Day

CIBC Miracle Day is the annual flagship fundraising event for the CIBC Children's Foundation. On CIBC Miracle Day, CIBC's Capital Markets employees and CIBC Wood Gundy Investment Advisors donate their fees and commissions to organizations that support kids in our communities. Through the efforts of employees and clients $5.2 million was raised in 2015, for a total of more than $85 million donated to hundreds of children's charities across Canada since 1984. To learn more, visit www.cibc.com/miracleday.

About CIBC

CIBC is a leading Canadian-based global financial institution with 11 million personal banking and business clients. Through our three major business units - Retail and Business Banking, Wealth Management and Capital Markets - CIBC offers a full range of products and services through its comprehensive electronic banking network, branches and offices across Canada with offices in the United States and around the world. Ongoing news releases and more information about CIBC can be found at www.cibc.com/ca/media-centre/ or by following on LinkedIn (www.linkedin.com/company/cibc), Twitter @CIBC, Facebook (www.facebook.com/CIBC) and Instagram @CIBCNow.

SOURCE CIBC

For further information: or to RSVP please contact Emily Piccinin at 416-351-5210, emily.piccinin@cibc.com or Christina Vetro at 416-309-2840, christina.vetro@cibc.com
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