Media Advisory: Yorkton grade 10 twins to receive CIBC Youthvision™ Scholarship

Award helps youth-in-need pursue post-secondary education and gain practical work experience

YORKTON, SK, June 13, 2014 /CNW/ - On Friday, June 13, CIBC (TSX:CM) (NYSE:CM) will present Robin and her twin brother Ryan Hamilton, Grade 10 students at Yorkton Regional High School, with CIBC Youthvision™ Scholarship Awards at the CIBC branch in Yorkton.

Event:     CIBC Youthvision™ Scholarship Award recipient presentation
       
When:     3 p.m. on June 13, 2014
       
Who:     Robin Hamilton, 2014 CIBC Youthvision™ Scholarship Program recipient
What:      Ryan Hamilton, 2014 CIBC Youthvision™ Scholarship Program recipient
      Wayne Sarich, District Branch Manager, CIBC
      Candace Tendler, Branch Manager, CIBC
       
      The CIBC Youthvision™ Scholarship Program, valued at up to $40,000 per recipient, gives Canada's youth-in-need the financial means of pursuing a college or university education. This one-of-a-kind scholarship, in partnership with the YMCA and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada, provides 33 high-potential Grade 10 students with funding for tuition, dedicated mentorship and six years of paid summer internships to help them build a better future and reach their full potential.
       
Where:     CIBC Branch, 30 Second Avenue North, Yorkton, S3N 1G2

About CIBC

CIBC is a leading Canadian-based global financial institution with nearly 11 million personal banking and business clients. With a strategic focus on Kids, Cures and Community, and employee commitment to causes, including the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure, the CIBC Children's Foundation and United Way, we are investing in the social and economic development of communities across the country. In 2013, CIBC contributed more than $41 million to 1,870 charitable and non-profit initiatives in over 430 communities. You can find other news releases and information about CIBC in our Media Centre on our corporate website at www.cibc.com.

 

 

 

SOURCE Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce

For further information:

Caroline Van Hasselt, Director, External Communications, 416-784-6699 or  caroline.vanhasselt@cibc.com