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MEDIA ADVISORY: CIBC celebrates grand opening of Saint-Jérôme branch with donation to the Fondation Centre de cancérologie Charles-Bruneau

TVA news anchor Pierre Bruneau will open the branch at a ribbon-cutting ceremony 

SAINT-JÉRÔME, QC, April 23, 2015 /CNW/ - On Saturday, April 25, CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) will celebrate the grand opening of the CIBC Grand-Héron Banking Centre to serve the growing population of Saint-Jérôme, a suburb of Montreal. To mark the opening, CIBC will present a $5,000 donation to TVA news anchor Pierre Bruneau for the Fondation Centre de cancérologie Charles-Bruneau, which he founded to support pediatric cancer care, treatment and research.

"This new branch in Saint-Jérôme will enable us to better serve our clients with a full-range of banking solutions from Monday through Saturday," says Sylvain Vinet, Senior Vice-President, Eastern Canada, CIBC. "As a long-time supporter of the Tour CIBC Charles Bruneau, we are happy to mark our grand opening with a contribution to the Tour CIBC Charles-Bruneau."

For the last decade, CIBC has proudly supported the Tour CIBC Charles-Bruneau with our clients and employees contributing more than $3.9 million to date. Nearly 350 men and women cycle 1,600 kilometres over a span of four days every July to help the Fondation's ongoing mission to provide hope for children with cancer and give them the best chances of recovery. This year, the bicycle trek will be held from July 7 to 10.

WHEN: Saturday, April 25, 2015, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.; donation presentation at 1:00 p.m.

  • Pierre Bruneau, TVA Anchor and Founder of the Fondation Centre de cancérologie Charles-Bruneau
  • Sylvain Vinet, Region Head & Senior Vice-President, Eastern Canada, CIBC
  • Carole St-Louis, District Vice-President, Laval North Shore District, CIBC
  • Brigitte Bouffard, Branch Manager, CIBC Grand-Héron Banking Centre

  • Pierre Bruneau to accept CIBC donation on behalf of the Fondation Centre de cancérologie Charles-Bruneau
    • Interview opportunities with Pierre Bruneau and CIBC Region Head Sylvain Vinet.

  • Family fun activities, including a caricaturist and music. Light lunch and refreshments, and a draw for a 55" Samsung television and sound system.
WHERE: CIBC Grand-Héron Banking
Centre 20 Valmont Street  
Saint-Jérôme, QC


The CIBC Grand-Héron 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 fee for up to six months on any chequing account, first-year annual fee rebate on fee-based credit cards and bonus interest on a CIBC Long-term GIC.

About CIBC
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For further information:

Sophie Blouin, Community Investment, CIBC,  514-876-6619, or mobile 514-924-1571.