Archive for September 2016

Girls 4 Science Annual Fundraiser

Girls 4 Science is a nonprofit organization dedicated to exposing girls in Chicago, ages 10-18 years old, to (STEM) science, technology, engineering and math. HBK is proud to support Girls 4 Science Annual fundraiser and enjoyed the auctions.  

MS150 Bicycle Ride: HBK joins PECO Pedalers

On September 24, Brian Gieda participated in the MS150 Bicycle Ride from Cherry Hill, NJ to Ocean City NJ.   The ride was 104 miles in length and provided excellent scenery along southern New Jersey.   He rode along with the PECO Pedaler Team and was able to personally raise over $500 for MS Research.  The PECO Pedalers raised over $50,000.00 as a team!  He is already

East Coast hosts JDRF Kick Off

On Tuesday September 20 th HBK hosted a JDRF Partnership kick off in Norristown for our Philadelphia and Norristown offices. JDRF representatives Annette Weidenfeld and Dann Lennon came to the office to share a little bit about JDRF and what it is like living with T1D. Annette is the Donor Relations Director and wife of a Type One Diabetic and Dann is the Outreach Manager

11th Annual Dogfish Dash to benefit The Nature Conservancy

On September 25th, Brian Mulligan and his daughter, Olivia, participated in the 11th Annual Dogfish Dash 8k in Milton, DE to benefit The Nature Conservancy (“TNC”).  All proceeds from the event benefit the TNC with this year’s race raising $100,000.  The proceeds from this year’s race represent approximately 10% of the local chapter’s annual operating budget.  To date, the Dash has contributed $500,000 to the

HBK attends the Annual WTS Awards Dinner

The Women in Transportation (WTS) 2016 Annual Awards were held on September 22, 2016 at the Union League Club. Keynote speaker, Emily Castor, Director of Transportation Policy at Lyft and WTS Greater Chicago honored the following inspiring people and organizations that embody the WTS message and lead by example: NEW Honorable Ray LaHood Award: Secretary Randall Blankenhorn, Secretary of Transportation, Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) Woman

HBK IMPACT: Eric & Kathy Radiothon

Over the past 16 years, Eric & Kathy from 101.9fm THE MIX have served as valuable Partners, raising more than $25 million for Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago with the help of their listeners! And this year HBK has committed to joining the movement.

Inspiring student in STEM programs: Gustavo Torres

HBK employee, Gustavo Torres, shares his story of how his judging at the 2016 annual Engineering Research Project EXPO for Pre-Freshman Program at Chicago State University made an IMPACT on him. I was invited to serve as  judge for the 2016 Annual Engineering Research Project EXPO for the Pre- Freshman Program  in Engineering at Chicago State University. This  year the research was focused on Smart Grid