Media Advisory - Georges St-Pierre to join CIBC in raising millions in support of children's charities at 32nd CIBC Miracle Day

Canadian icons hit the trading floor to help raise funds for local kids 

MONTREAL, Dec. 5, 2016 /CNW/ - CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) invites media to join former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) world champion Georges St-Pierre as he helps make miracles happen for kids-in-need at the 32nd CIBC Miracle Day.

Last year CIBC Miracle Day raised more than $6 million globally for over 550 children's charities. All money raised in Montreal stays in the community and helps support local children's charities.

WHEN:

Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. EST 



WHO:  



Celebrities:

Georges St-Pierre (GSP), Canadian professional mixed martial artist and former UFC world champion

Paul Doucet, Actor and spokesperson for The Fondation Centre de cancérologie Charles-Bruneau

Trevor Williams, Former Canadian National Men's Basketball player, Founder of the Trevor Williams Basketball Academy/ Trevor Williams Kids Foundation




Charities:

The Georges St-Pierre Foundation

Fondation Centre de cancérologie Charles-Bruneau

Cystic Fibrosis Quebec

Trevor Williams Kids Foundation



WHERE: 

600 de Maisonneuve Ouest, 31st Floor, Montréal



Photo opportunities:

  • GSP and other celebrities locking in trades via client calls on the trading floor
  • Celebrities interacting with kids

 

Join the #CIBCMiracleDay conversation on Twitter @CIBC and Facebook (www.facebook.com/CIBC) or follow on Instagram  @CIBCNow.

About CIBC Miracle Day

CIBC Miracle Day is the annual flagship fundraising event for the CIBC Children's Foundation. On CIBC Miracle Day, CIBC's Capital Markets employees and CIBC Wood Gundy Investment Advisors donate their fees and commissions to organizations that support kids in our communities. Through the efforts of employees and clients $5.2 million was raised in 2015, for a total of more than $85 million donated to hundreds of children's charities across Canada since 1984. To learn more, visit www.cibc.com/miracleday.

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, branches 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 www.cibc.com/ca/media-centre/ or by following on LinkedIn (www.linkedin.com/company/cibc), Twitter @CIBC, Facebook (www.facebook.com/CIBC) and Instagram @CIBCNow.

SOURCE CIBC

For further information: and to RSVP please contact Christina Vetro at 416-309-2840, christina.vetro@cibc.com or Olga Petrycki at 416-306-9760, olga.petrycki@cibc.com

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