From Sochi 2014 with love: CIBC celebrates hometown heroes, Paralympians Steve Arsenault and Kirk Schornstein at Spruce Grove branch

April 2, 2014

CPC and CIBC logos

Spruce Grove, Alberta, April 2 – CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) is proud to welcome home Bronze Medal-winning sledge hockey player Steve Arsenault and Para-Alpine skier Kirk Schornstein to a community celebration on April 4 following their performances at the recent Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games. 

Please join us at the CIBC branch at 100 McLeod Avenue in Spruce Grove to celebrate their return. To mark their accomplishments in Sochi, CIBC will present the athletes with gold-plated coins and personalized sports pennants, commemorating their participation at the Sochi Games.

Stephen and Kirk will be available to speak about their experiences at Sochi, their involvement with parasport and next steps in their athletic careers.


  • Stephen Arsenault, Bronze Medallist, Sledge Hockey, Sochi 2014
  • Kirk Schornstein, Para-Alpine Skier – Standing, Sochi 2014
  • Leslie Rogers, CIBC, Branch Manager

CIBC Paralympian Welcome Home Celebration

CIBC Branch, 100 Mcleod Ave., Spruce Grove, AB

9:30 – 11 a.m. on April 4, 2014

CIBC is a proud banking partner of the Canadian Paralympic Team. CIBC’s four-year sponsorship of the Canadian Paralympic Committee, announced in October, broadens CIBC’s support of Canada’s up-and-coming amateur athletes and reflects the bank’s passion for sports as a way of enriching communities and inspiring the next generation of youth.

To arrange an interview please contact:

Johnny Santilly / Auravelia Colomer
Media Profile /
Direct: 416-342-1841 / 416-342-1820