Media Advisory - From Sochi 2014 with love: CIBC celebrates hometown heroes, Canadian Paralympians Nick Brush, Matthew Hallat and Tyler Mosher at its Squamish branch

SQUAMISH, BC, March 27, 2014 /CNW/ - CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) is proud to welcome home Nick Brush, who won a bronze medal as the guide for Chris Williamson in visually-impaired Para-Alpine Skiing, along with fellow Paralympians Matthew Hallat and Tyler Mosher to a community celebration on March 29 following their performances at the recent Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games.

Please join us at the CIBC Squamish branch on 1803 Garibaldi Way in Garibaldi Highlands to celebrate their return. To mark their accomplishments in Sochi, CIBC will present the athletes with gold-plated coins and personalized sports pennants commemorating their participation at the Sochi Games.

Nick, Matthew and Tyler will be available to speak about their experience at Sochi, their involvement with parasport and next steps in their athletic careers.

Who:      Nick Brush, Bronze Medallist, Para-Alpine Skiing Guide, Sochi 2014
Matthew Hallat, Para-Alpine Ski Team, Sochi 2014
Tyler Mosher, Para-Snowboard Ski Team, Sochi 2014
Paulo Brazinha, CIBC District Vice President
       
What:        CIBC Paralympian Welcome Home Celebration
       
Where:      CIBC Branch Squamish, 1803 Garibaldi Way, Garibaldi Highlands, BC
       
When:      11:00 a.m. - 2 p.m. on March 29, 2014
Guest remarks at noon.

CIBC is a proud banking partner of the Canadian Paralympic Team. CIBC's four-year sponsorship of the Canadian Paralympic Committee, announced in October, broadens CIBC's support of Canada's up-and-coming amateur athletes and reflects the bank's passion for sports as a way of enriching communities and inspiring the next generation of youth.

SOURCE Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce

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