CIBC to celebrate grand opening of new Oakville branch with a donation to the Oakville Hospital Foundation

TORONTO, Sept. 16, 2011 /CNW/ - CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) Tomorrow, Saturday, September 17th, CIBC will celebrate the grand opening of the new 6,400 square foot CIBC Dundas and Postmaster Banking Centre. Open six days a week, the new branch located at 2530 Postmaster Drive offers Oakville residents extended hours and service in English, Italian, Punjabi, Hindu, Gujarati, Assyrian, Arabic, and Spanish. To mark the opening, CIBC will present a donation to the Oakville Hospital Foundation.

"We're thrilled to be celebrating CIBC's investment in Oakville with our clients and the community," said Larry Tomei, CIBC's Senior Vice-President of Retail and Business Banking for Central Canada. "Our new, spacious Oakville branch is fully accessible and is open evenings and Saturdays, giving our clients flexibility in when they bank and greater access to a full range of financial solutions and professional advice."

The branch hours of operation are:

Monday - Wednesday:   
Thursday - Friday:       
9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Nickelodeon's Dora the Explorer will be on-site at the grand opening event to Meet & Greet fans from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Guests can enjoy a BBQ and enter to a draw to win a $2,000 gift certificate from There will also be midway games, mini golf, a duck pond, balloon animals, face painting and a magician.

The new full-service branch is barrier free with features such as a sit down teller station and three Automated Banking Machines (ABMs) installed at wheelchair accessible height, with headphone jacks for audio access and grab bars for mobility assistance.

CIBC clients have access to one of the largest branch networks in Canada with convenient branch hours, including evening, Saturday and Sunday hours at select locations. CIBC also offers clients choice in their banking, with more than 3,800 ABMs and 24-hour access by phone, online and through mobile banking.

CIBC is a leading North American financial institution with nearly 11 million personal banking and business clients. CIBC offers a full range of products and services through its comprehensive electronic banking network, branches and offices across Canada, and has offices in the United States and around the world. You can find other news releases and information about CIBC in our Press Centre on our corporate website at


For further information:

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


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