Archive for November 2016

Haymarket Center honors Hon. Toni Preckwinkle

Last week HBK attended the Father Mac Appreciation Award Annual Luncheon hosted at Maggiano’s.  The 2016 recipient was Toni Preckwinkle, Cook County Board President. The Haymarket Center provides programs for adult detoxification, residential, and outpatient substance abuse and has the largest treatment facility and events like Friday help provide funds for these programs. HBK is a proud sponsor of Haymarket Center and its mission to

HBK joins Chicago Commons at Macy’s Holiday Cheer

On Thursday November 10th, HBK’s CEO Ron Kaminski and Chief Diversity Officer Will Evans joined 200 children at the Macy’s 2nd annual Operation Happy Children event. Pre-school student were treated to breakfast in the Walnut room and a visit with Santa. To read more about this event, click here.

HBK supports One Million Degrees

One Million Degrees is dedicated to empowering low-income students attending community colleges to succeed in school and in life. The program provides academic, financial, professional, and personal support to students to put them on a degree earning track. On Saturday, November 5, One Million Degrees is hosted a scholar’s workshop where HBK employees volunteered to lead small roundtable discussions and sit on panels. Topics of discussions covered

Chicago Commons Pour Out Your Heart

This past Friday Chicago Common hosted its annual Pour Out Your Heart event at Venue One to raise funds for families, children, and seniors.  This year’s event was presented by Marina Cartage and Chicago Commons’ Emerging Leaders Council. Over $120K was raised that night to support their programs.

ComEd’s EIMA Manhole Refurbishment Program Review

Last week HBK joined other Innovative partners at ComEd’s Chicago Training Facility located on 35th and Iron to provide an overview of ComEd’s EIMA Manhole Refurbishment Program. In addition to reviewing the processes developed and progress the program has made since 2012, the companies also discussed the impact that the program has had on their firms and the surrounding neighborhoods.  Pictured presenting HBKs results is

HBK attends Quad County Urban League Gala

Last Saturday HBK joined Nicor Gas, Intren, and many more companies to support the Quad County Urban League Harvest Gala Auction. The Quad County Urban League’s mission is to  help secure equal opportunities for all disadvantaged persons and people of color, including African Americans, women and persons with disabilities.