Media Advisory & Photo Opportunity - Hollywood star Mark Wahlberg to join CIBC in raising millions for kids-in-need on CIBC

Media Advisory & Photo Opportunity - Hollywood star Mark Wahlberg to join CIBC 
in raising millions for kids-in-need on CIBC Miracle Day 
Oscar nominated actor will join children, traders and brokers on CIBC's 
trading floor 
TORONTO, Dec. 3, 2012 /CNW/ - CIBC (CM: TSX; NYSE) - Hollywood superstar Mark 
Wahlberg will join CIBC employees on CIBC Miracle Day to help raise millions 
for kids-in-need. 
"I know first-hand the important work done by charities and organizations that 
support kids and youth," says Mr. Wahlberg. "As a kid, I was fortunate enough 
to spend my free time in the positive and nurturing environment of the Boys 
and Girls club. I am pleased to support CIBC Miracle Day because together we 
can make a difference." 
WHO:    Mark Wahlberg, Oscar nominated actor, producer and 

        CIBC traders and brokers.
        Children and charity representatives.

WHAT:   Join Mark Wahlberg as he meets kids, employees and makes call
        to clients to help raise money for children's charities.
        CIBC Miracle Day is one of Canada's largest single-day
        fundraiser for children's charities in Canada.

WHEN:   Morning of December 5, 2012

WHY:    For the past 28 years, CIBC Miracle Day has supported and
        improved the quality of life for Canadian children. Whether a
        hot meal to start the day, extra help with schoolwork, a place
        to turn to in a crisis, or the fulfillment of a child's special
        wish - the joint efforts of CIBC employees and clients have
        helped thousands of children in need.
        In 2011, more than $4.1 million was raised in Canada for
        children's charities and more than $64 million since it began
        in 1984.

Accredited media must preregister to join Mr. Wahlberg on CIBC's trading 
floor. To register please contact Meredith Shipp-Colter at 416-861-7280 or

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 wholesale banking employees 
and participating 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 $4.1 million was raised in Canada in 2011, 
for a total of nearly $65 million donated to hundreds of children's charities 
across Canada since 1984. To learn more, visit

About Mark Wahlberg Mark Wahlberg is an Oscar nominated actor, film and 
television producer, and philanthropist. His next film, Broken City, 
co-starring Russell Crowe and Catherine Zeta-Jones is due out in January 2013. 
Mark also runs the Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation.

About CIBC 
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. 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 
2011, CIBC group of companies contributedmore than$35 million to 
charitable and non-profit initiatives in Canada to support national, regional 
and local organizations. To learn more, visit

Media contact: Sean Hamilton, Communications and Public Affairs, CIBC at  

SOURCE: CIBC World Markets Children's Foundation

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