MEDIA ADVISORY - From Sochi 2014 with love: CIBC celebrates hometown heroes, Canadian Paralympians and Bronze Medallists Bradley Bowden and Adam Dixon at its Barrie branch

BARRIE, ON, April 3, 2014 /CNW/ - CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) is proud to welcome home Canadian Paralympians, Bradley Bowden and Adam Dixon, Bronze Medallists in Sledge Hockey, to a community celebration on April 5 following their performance at the recent Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games.

Please join us at the CIBC branch at 600 Yonge Street in Barrie to celebrate their return. To mark their performance in Sochi, CIBC will present Bradley and Adam with gold-plated coins and personalized sports pennants commemorating their participation at the Sochi Games.

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

Who:   Bradley Bowden, Bronze Medallist, Sledge Hockey, Sochi 2014
  Adam Dixon, Bronze Medallist, Sledge Hockey, Sochi 2014
  Maria Barcellona, CIBC, District Branch Manager
   
What:    CIBC Paralympian Welcome Home Celebration
   
Where:  CIBC Yonge and Big Bay Road, 600 Yonge Street, Barrie, ON
   
When: 9:30 - 11 a.m. on April 5, 2014
   

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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