Award helps high-potential youth-in-need pursue post-secondary education and gain practical work experience
WINDSOR, ON, June 17, 2014 /CNW/ - On Thursday, June 19, CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) will present Grade 10 students from the Windsor area with CIBC Youthvision™ Scholarship Awards at the CIBC branch by Tecumseh & Lauzon.
|EVENT:||CIBC Youthvision™ Scholarship Award recipient presentation|
|WHEN:|| Thursday, June 19, 2014, 10 a.m.
|| Grade 10 students Lorrayne Culver and Tarek Omaiche from the Windsor area - 2014 CIBC Youthvision™ Scholarship Program recipients
John Sutton, Executive Director, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Windsor-Essex
Chris Busch, President, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Windsor-Essex Board of Directors
Anne Marie Smithson, District Vice-President, CIBC
Patrycja Medynski-Longo, Branch Manager, CIBC
|WHAT:||The CIBC Youthvision™ Scholarship Program, valued at up to $40,000 per recipient, gives Canada's high-potential 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 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, 6800 Tecumseh Road E, Windsor, ON, N8T1E6|
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.
For further information:
Kevin Dove, Head of External Communications, 416-980-8835 or [email protected]