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Media Advisory: Jim Prentice willing to share his story about why the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure is important

Friday, September 28, 2012

Media Advisory: Jim Prentice willing to share his story about why the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure is important16:00 EDT Friday, September 28, 2012CALGARY, Sept. 28, 2012 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jim Prentice, P.C., Q.C., Senior Executive Vice-President and Vice Chairman of CIBC will be at the Calgary Run site for the CIBC Run for the Cure to share his story about why he became involved in the Run.Who:    The Honourable Jim Prentice, P.C., Q.C., Senior Executive Vice-President and Vice Chairman of CIBCWhen:    Sunday, September 30    7:30 amWhere:   South Centre Mall    100 Anderson Rd SE    CalgaryAbout CIBCCIBC is a leading North American financial institution with nearly 11 million personal banking and business clients. CIBC is committed to supporting causes that matter to our clients, our employees and our communities. We aim to make a difference in communities through corporate donations, sponsorships and the volunteer spirit of employees. In 2011, CIBC contributed more than $35 million to charitable and non-profit initiatives in Canada to support national, regional and local organizations.About the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure Since 1992, the annual Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure has been the largest, single-day, volunteer-led national event in support of creating a future without breast cancer. In 2011, close to 170,000 participants raised over $30 million to fund innovative breast cancer research, education and awareness programs. On Sunday, September 30, 2012 this national movement will again connect participants and volunteers in 60 communities across the country. For more information, visit www.cbcf.org    SOURCE: Canadian Breast Cancer FoundationFor further information: Sean Hamilton, Director, External Communications and Media Relations, CIBC, Tel: 416-304-8456, cell (416) 886-2567 or sean.hamilton@cibc.com