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MEDIA ADVISORY - CIBC to celebrate banking centre opening with $10,000 donation to Youth Without Shelter

TORONTO, June 2, 2017 /CNW/ - On Saturday, June 3, CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) will celebrate the grand opening of the new CIBC Hwy 27 & Queens Plate Banking Centre, with modern features that help meet the evolving needs of clients today.

To mark the opening, CIBC will present a $10,000 donation to Youth Without Shelter as well as offer fun day of activities for families on site.

"We look forward to welcoming clients in our new digitally equipped banking centre in Etobicoke where we'll provide a full range of advice and banking solutions to meet our clients' changing needs," said Robert Gioacchini, District Vice President, CIBC. "As part of CIBC's ongoing commitment to our community, we are happy to mark our grand opening with a contribution to Youth Without Shelter, an emergency residence and referral agency serving homeless youth."

The 5,930 sq. ft. banking centre features several modern CIBC elements, including:

  • New interactive banking demonstration areas complete with a range of Apple & Android tablets, laptops and smartphones to assist clients with day-to-day banking and advice
  • Comfortable spaces for a more personalized and interactive banking experience
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Ample free parking


Saturday, June 3, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

11:45 a.m. – Ribbon-cutting and $10,000 cheque presentation to Youth Without Shelter


Michael Ford, Toronto City Councillor, Ward 2, Etobicoke North

Jonathon Dent, Senior Vice President and Region Head

Robert Gioacchini, District Vice President

Hedy Afsharian, General Manager

Judy Leroux, Development & Engagement Manager, Youth Without Shelter


Refreshments, entertainment and giveaways

Face painting

Nascar Bob – remote control car racing


CIBC Hwy 27 & Queens Plate Banking Centre

310 Queens Plate Drive

Etobicoke, ON

M9W 7J7                     

In celebration of 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
  • Annual fee rebate for first-year on fee-based credit cards
  • Bonus interest on a CIBC Long-Term GIC

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, banking centres 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 or by following on Twitter @CIBC, Facebook ( and Instagram @CIBCNow.

SOURCE Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce

For further information: Susan Kirwin, Public Relations, CIBC, 416-980-5192 or