Media Invitation - CIBC to celebrate the grand opening of new Courtice branch with a visit from Santa, and donation to the United Way of Durham

TORONTO, Dec. 12, 2012 /CNW/ - This Saturday, December 15th, CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) will celebrate the grand opening of the new CIBC Courtice Banking Centre with a visit from Santa and other holiday activities for the community.  The new 6,000 square foot branch offers residents an exciting new open concept design for service and advice six-days-a-week in English, Italian and Polish. To mark the opening, CIBC will present a donation to the United Way of Durham.

The client-centric design of the new branch includes a number of new features:

  • iPads and laptops for clients to use, allowing them to check on their accounts, sign up for online banking, or learn more about a product or service online
  • Open concept design, including a multi-functional client lounge and seminar space
  • High-tech digital displays replacing all in-branch posters

WHEN:   Saturday, December 15th, 2012, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.; Meet Santa Claus and have your photo taken; ribbon cutting ceremony and donation presentation to the United Way of Durham 1:00 p.m.
  • Willie Woo, Deputy Mayor
  • Joe Neal, Councillor Ward 1
  • Robert Howard, Campaign Director, United Way of Durham
  • Ala Dragota, District Vice President, CIBC
WHAT:   Draw to win one iPad 2
  Special time-limited client offers include:
  • 10,000 Aeroplan Miles when you open a CIBC Unlimited® Chequing Account and set up one recurring direct deposit or 3 pre-authorized payments
  • 0.5% bonus interest on CIBC Long-Term GICs
  • Sign-up bonus of up to 100,000 Aeroplan Miles with a CIBC Fixed-Rate Closed Mortgage
ACTIVITIES: Join us for family fun, including photos with Santa, lunch, caricaturist, face painter and balloon twister
WHERE:  CIBC Courtice Banking Centre
1423 Highway 2
Courtice, ON  L1E 2J6






For further information:

Media contact: Geoff Dillon, Senior Director, CIBC, at 416-309-3266,

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