CIBC celebrates the grand opening of its new St. Albert branch with $10,000 donation to local library
Legendary Hockey Hall of Famer Grant Fuhr signing photos; clients can win one of two electronic prize packs ST. ALBERT, AB, May 2 /CNW/ - Today, CIBC celebrates the grand opening of its new 7,400 square-foot branch at the southwest corner of St. Albert Trail and Giroux Road to better serve the growing north end of the St. Albert community. The new branch offers clients full-service banking six days a week, as well as service in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu. To mark the occasion, CIBC is making a $10,000 donation to the St. Albert Public Library. The money will go towards a variety of programs, including writing workshops for teens, the purchase of a CD listening station, and a story telephone which enables children to call in from home to listen to stories in a variety of languages. Hockey great, Grant Fuhr, will be on-site for the celebrations signing photos for guests who also have the chance to win one of two electronic prize packs which include an iPod Touch, a GPS unit, a digital picture frame and a $50 iTunes gift card. There will be a variety of fun activities for families throughout the day and clients can take advantage of special promotions and giveaways. "We're thrilled to be expanding our presence here in Edmonton with our new larger St. Albert branch, the first of four new branches to open in the city over the next year," said Wendy Slavin, Senior Vice-President, CIBC Retail Markets, Western Canada. "We are also pleased to contribute to the St. Albert Public Library today and support its important role in this thriving community." "The St. Albert Public Library is delighted to be the recipient of this generous donation. These funds will enable us to offer several exciting new programs for youth, with a focus on teens," said Pamela Forsythe, Director, St. Albert Public Library. "I would like to give a big 'Thank-you' to the employees of CIBC in St. Albert who selected our Library for this wonderful donation." The hours of operation at the new CIBC St. Albert Trail Banking Centre are:Monday - Wednesday: 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Thursday - Friday: 9:30 a.m. - 7 p.m. Saturday: 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.The new branch is fully accessible, including three Automated Banking Machines (ABMs) all installed at wheelchair accessible height and offering headphone jacks for audio access; grab bars for mobility assistance; and brighter lighting, plus a drive-thru ABM for added convenience. With more than 1050 branches, CIBC has one of the largest branch networks in Canada. CIBC clients also benefit from access to more than 3,700 automated bank machines, 24/7 service over the phone and on Canada's leading online banking site, www.cibc.com. CIBC is a leading North American financial institution with nearly 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 Press Centre on our corporate website at www.cibc.com.
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