Media Advisory & Photo Opportunity - TV personalities Scott McGillivray and Tracy Moore launch Think Pink Week with CIBC employees

Erin Davis and Mike Cooper of 98.1 CHFI to host panel discussion with CIBC Run for the Cure participants

TORONTO, Sept. 16, 2013 /CNW/ - CIBC invites the media to celebrate the start of our annual Think Pink Week to raise awareness for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure.

Join the faces of the 2013 CIBC Run for the Cure campaign, Scott McGillivray, Host and Executive Producer of HGTV Canada's Income Property, and Tracy Moore, Host of Cityline, as they show their support for the cause and kick-off CIBC Think Pink Week across Canada.

WHO: Scott McGillivray, Host of HGTV Canada's Income Property
Tracy Moore, Host of Cityline
Erin Davis and Mike Cooper, 98.1 CHFI
Christina Kramer, Executive Vice-President, CIBC
Jenny Fagg, Executive Vice-President, CIBC
Jeff Timmons, Senior Product Manager, CIBC
WHAT: Scott, Tracy and others discuss their personal commitment to the cause and the importance of CIBC Run for the Cure participation.
WHEN: Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 pm EDT
Speakers start at 12 pm
WHERE:    199 Bay Street (Bay and King Streets)
CIBC Commerce Court West — Courtyard

About the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure
Since 1992, the annual Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure has been the largest, single-day, volunteer-led national event in support of creating a future without breast cancer. In 2012, close to 170,000 participants raised over $30 million to fund innovative breast cancer research, education and awareness programs. On Sunday, October 6, 2013, this national movement will again connect participants and volunteers in 66 communities across the country. For more information, visit www.cbcf.org

About CIBC
CIBC is a leading North American financial institution with nearly 11 million personal banking and business clients. CIBC is committed to supporting causes that matter to our clients, our employees and our communities. We aim to make a difference in communities through corporate donations, sponsorships and the volunteer spirit of employees. In 2012, CIBC contributed more than $38 million to over 1,900 charitable and non-profit initiatives in 450 communities. You can find other news releases and information about CIBC in our Press Centre on our corporate website at www.cibc.com.

About the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation
For over 25 years, the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation has been at the forefront of a nation-wide movement to raise awareness and mobilize action on breast cancer. Today, the Foundation is the leading organization in Canada dedicated to creating a future without breast cancer. Since 1986, from coast to coast, we have invested over $274 million to fund vital research and community health grants that have led progress in breast cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care. Visit cbcf.org and join the movement.

 

SOURCE Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce

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Media contact: Caroline Van Hasselt, Director, External Communications and Media Relations, 416-784-6699, or caroline.vanhasselt@cibc.com.