Archive for August 2016

El Valor: Reach For the Future Golf Outing:

El Valor hosted its annual golf event at Gleneagles Country club on Wednesday August 24th. HBK is a proud sponsor of El Valor! El Valor’s mission is to support and challenge urban families to achieve excellence and participate fully in community life. Our programs exist to enrich and empower people with disabilities, the disenfranchised and the underserved.  

Adopt-A-Highway Cleaning Success

Thank you to all those who participated in the Highway clean up yesterday. HBK is a proud sponsor of the section of 31st Street, between Jorie Blvd. (west limit) and S. York Road (east limit) in Oak Brook under the DuPage County Division of Transportation’s ‘Adopt-a-Highway Program’.                                                                        

HBK Supports Engineers Without Borders

For the 5th Annual White Sox Fundraiser. HBK employees joined other last night when the Chicago White Sox put up a fight against the Philadelphia Phillies. Engineers Without Borders USA builds a better world through engineering projects that empower communities to meet their basic human needs and equip leaders to solve the world’s most pressing challenges.  

CMHEC Annual SPARK Event

The Chicago Metro History Museum hosted it’s Annual Spark event @ the Chicago History Museum for the 2nd year in a row. The event is held to honor those who have made a valuable contribution to History Fair and history Education: Awardees: George Javaras Corporate Award- Jesse Ruiz Timuel Black Public Service Award- Emily Harris SPARK Teacher Award- Cheryl Hinchey Master of Ceremonies- Natalie Moore,

HBK Volunteers at PAWS Chicago

On Tuesday August 16th, HBK’s Infrastructure team volunteered at the Rescue Recovery Centered for PAWS Chicago. Volunteers were given a tour of the facility and then assisted in the animal shelter and organizing the pet food pantry. We had a fantastic time volunteering and were grateful to have the opportunity to help out such a great organization.” – Eileen Carmignani, HBK Employee

The Johnson County Board of Supervisors has chosen Iowa City-based HBK Engineering

HBK staff are excited to work with their project partner, Iowa Valley Resource, Conservation and Development (IVRC&D), to create a Master Plan for Johnson County’s Poor Farm site. The 160 acre site was originally set aside by the County in 1855 to provide care for the poor and mentally ill. According to the Johnson County Historical Society, “From the earliest days, ‘inmates’ were expected to do

HBK Featured in the Corridor Business Journal

HBK Iowa City office was featured in the Corridor Business Journal today for worked perform on a new mixed-use building going up in Coralville. HBK assisted with the rezoning process, development of the site plan, stormwater plan, structural design of the underground parking and five-stories of commercial/residential units above the parking, plus the MEP design/build process. For the full article: CBJ Article

Congratulations to HBK IMPACT AWARDEES

In 2015 HBK launched an Employee Volunteer Program HBK IMPACT designed to do just that, encourage employees to take time out of their daily activities to make an impact on the community. Employees were given access to the charitable organizations that HBK supports with a focus on education, health, safety, and improving the lives of others from adolescence through adulthood. In addition, employees were able to share organizations

HBK supports JDRF

On Wednesday August 3rd, HBK hosted its second JDRF Partnership kick off at HBK Carroll office, following Oak Brook’s hosted in July. HBK Chicago offices will join ComEd in the Montrose walk and our Oak Brook office will join Aldridge Electric in the Warrenville walk to help raise funds and awareness to T1D. Thanks to the JDRF team, both locations were able to listen to first hand  how this disease

HBK joins ComEd at Misericordia for an Energy Force Celebration

HBK joined elected officials, ComEd Employees, and agencies to celebrate the fifth year of the ComEd Energy Force Program.  The program teaches other in the community about energy, it’s ambassadors are people with developmental disabilities.  Thank You ComEd for allowing us to celebrate a great program.