Archive for August 2017

City Club of Chicago Special Olympics Breakfast

On August 29th, our HBK attended the Special Olympics Chicago: 50 Years Later Breakfast. Justice Anne Burke, a founder of the Special Olympics, spoke at the reception. She is a member of the Illinois Supreme Court’s First Judicial District. A panel of Special Olympics athletes talked about their experiences thanks to Special Olympics.

I Gotta Guy Sausage Festival

HBK was a proud sponsor at this years I Gotta Guy Sausage Festival. All proceeds from this event benefit the Foundation for Prader-Willi Research and will be invested in scientific studies that seek to improve the lives of those with Schaaf-Yang syndrome and Prader-Willi syndrome. It was a fun night filled with sausage tasting, entertainment and so much more!                                               


A recent article in Crain’s asks the question- “If jobs stop bullets, why aren’t more companies stepping up?” HBK has done that in a partnership with a program ComEd launched in 2013, Construct. Excerpt from article: “ComEd launched Construct in 2013, when it began work on its smart grid project. “We heard feedback that the people doing the work did not reflect the people in

HBK joins WEN at their Chicago Summer Soiree

Hosted at Galleria Marchetti, The Women’s Energy Network ( WEN) Chicago chapter hosted a chat series.  Members and non members were able to listed to a panel discussion between accomplished women in the energy industry. The panel was moderated by WEN President and Illinois Commerce Commissioner, Sherina Edwards. Panel: Ellen Best, CEO and Managing Partner, Eire Direct Stephanie Hickman, President and CEO, Trice Construction Lynn