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Media Advisory - Football legend Eddie George & actor Billy Baldwin join a star-studded cast to help raise millions in support of children's charities at 33rd CIBC Miracle Day

Celebrities flood the trading floor for a day of giving to help kids rise above

TORONTO, Dec. 6, 2017 /CNW/ - Sports and entertainment stars will join CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) today on the trading floor to help make miracles happen for kids-in-need across Canada.

Last year CIBC Miracle Day raised more than $7 million globally for over 500 children's charities, and this year VIP personalities, along with kids from partner organizations – the real VIPs, will together be exploring kids' "super powers" at an interactive activation.

WHEN:

Wednesday, Dec. 6, 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. EST 



WHERE: 

CIBC, 161 Bay Street, 5th floor, Toronto



WHO:  

Celebrities & sports stars




Eddie George, former professional American football player

Billy Baldwin, actor

Donovan Carter, actor, Ballers

Michael "Pinball" Clemons and Chad Owens, CFL

Andre Dawson, former American professional baseball player

Tony Fernandez, former American professional baseball player

Darryl Sittler, Canadian hockey Hall of Famer

Gary Roberts, former Canadian hockey star

Adam van Koeverden,  Olympic medalist and Kayaker

Scott McGillivray, home renovation guru and real estate investor

Meisha Tate, former wrestling champion

Jes Macallan, actor, Mistresses

Evanka Osmak, sports anchor

Rod Black, sports announcer

Leo Stakos, host




Children's charities


·         Children's Aid Foundation

·         Psychology Foundation of Canada

·         MLSE Launch Pad

·         Pinball Clemons Foundation

·         Camp Oochigeas

·         Kayla's Children Centre (formerly Project AIM)

·         HEROS

·         Three To Be



Please note: Celebrities will be on the trading floor at various times between 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Please contact CIBC per below for specifics.


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 $7 million was raised in 2016, for a total of more than $241 million donated to hundreds of children's charities across the globe since 1984. To learn more, visit www.cibc.com/miracleday.

SOURCE CIBC

For further information: Media must pre-register to allow access onto CIBC's trading floor. For more information including timing and to RSVP please contact Emily Piccinin at 416-351-5210, emily.piccinin@cibc.com.
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