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Media Advisory & Photo Opportunity - Jann Arden joins CIBC to help raise millions for kids-in-need on the 30th annual CIBC Miracle Day™

Jann Arden, Paralympian Jaye Milley help CIBC field trading orders, raising money for children's charities

CALGARY, Dec. 1, 2014 /CNW/ -  CIBC (CM: TSX) (CM: NYSE) — On Wednesday, December 3rd, beloved Calgary singer and award-winning artist Jann Arden will join CIBC traders and advisors on the trading floor to help raise millions for kids-in-need during the 30th annual CIBC Miracle Day.


WHEN:   Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014 11 am - 12:30 pm  
  Remarks, cheque presentations begin at 12:05 pm  
  • Jann Arden, eight-time JUNO Award winner
  • Allan Reid, CEO, Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS), The JUNO Awards and MusiCounts, CARAS' music education charity
  • Jaye "The Iceman" Milley, Cycling Paralympian
  • Blaine Penny, CEO, MitoCanada
  • Dean Schroeder, Senior Director, Calgary Urban Project Society (CUPS)
  • Per Humle, District Branch Manager, CIBC Wood Gundy
WHERE: CIBC, 855 2nd Street SW, Banker's Hall East Tower - 8th floor
Media wishing to attend are encouraged to RSVP to Diana Spremo at 416-780-7485 or
WHAT:  CIBC traders and CIBC Wood Gundy brokers celebrate 30 years of giving to children's charities in their local community. Jann Arden and Jaye Milley to meet with employees and take phone calls from investors from 11 am to 12 noon followed by cheque presentations to CUPS, MitoCanada and MusiCounts. All monies raised on CIBC Miracle Day by CIBC employees stays in their community.

About CIBC

CIBC is a leading Canadian-based global financial institution with nearly 11 million personal banking and business clients. Through our three major business units - Retail and Business Banking, Wealth Management and Wholesale Banking - 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. You can find other news releases and information about CIBC in our Media Centre on our corporate website at

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 wholesale banking 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 $4.6 million was raised in 2013, for a total of nearly $74 million donated to hundreds of children's charities across Canada since 1984. To learn more, visit

SOURCE CIBC World Markets Children's Foundation

For further information:

Caroline Van Hasselt, Director, External Communications and Media Relations, at 416-784-6699,, or cell 647-467-5122.

On-site: Christina Vetro, Regional Consultant, Community Investment at  or cell 416-561-6686.