Archive for September 2018

IEEE Panel Discussion

The IEEE PES Society, Chicago Chapter and the City Colleges of Chicago hosted a panel discussion to discuss careers in the engineering, transitioning to a four-year university and an open Q&A session. This was open to all students with an engineering focus of electrical, mechanical, chemical, and civil. A PES Chapter is a technical sub-unit of one or more IEEE Sections and it consists of

SOS Villages Evening of Hope

HBK joined SOS Children’s Villages Illinois Annual Evening of Hope event. This year they honored their builders and visionaries, who empower them to build the future of foster care.   SOS Children’s Villages Illinois offers an innovative approach to traditional foster care. Each Village offers comprehensive services including: individual and group counseling, mentoring, and educational and cultural enrichment opportunities. This highly supportive setting provides children a

Bohne Foundation Golf Outing

HBK was a proud sponsor of the 6th Annual Bohne Foundation Golf Outing at Oak Brook Golf Club. The day will include a round of golf, an elaborate cocktail reception, on-course enhancements, a silent auction and raffles. We will also have contests which include a dice game, putting contest, longest drive, closest to the pin, and a 50/50 crane ball drop.  Over 144 golfers came together

Shelter House BBQ Bash

Friday, September 21 was Iowa’s annual BBQ Bash benefiting Shelter House and their efforts to provide people with the necessary resources to move beyond homelessness.  It was a night of fun games, delicious food, and live music for the entire family at the Johnson County Fairgrounds. Proceeds from the night go directly to Shelter House programs to provide safe emergency shelter, case management services which connect

JDRF One Walk

On Sunday, September 30, HBK proudly sponsored JDRF and their goal to fund a cure for T1D (type 1 diabetes) at the JDRF One Walk.  JDRF works day in and day out to support deep scientific study, industry knowledge, and academic partnerships to fund research to create a world without type 1 diabetes.         

After School Matters Gala

On Monday September 24th HBK attended the Annual After School Matters Gala at the Wintrust Arena at McCormick Square.  The After School Matters Annual Gala celebrates the incredible accomplishments of Chicago’s teens while raising important revenue to continue providing over 25,000 program opportunities each year to well-deserving teens throughout the city. Funds raised through the event will support teen opportunities in the arts, communications and

Chicago City Council Latino Caucus Foundation 2018 Gala

Friday, September 21st marked the 4th annual Chicago City Council Latino Caucus Foundation Gala supporting the education and upward mobility of Latino youth. HBK was a proud attendee and sponsor of this years Gala at the Bridgeport Arts Center. The Foundation was created by the Chicago City Council Latino Caucus to serve as a vehicle for improving access to higher education and leadership development for

Bessette Brothers Golf Outing

On Friday, September 21st, HBK attended the 7th Annual DePaul Cristo Rey Bessettte Brothers Golf Outing at Carillon Golf Course. The Golf Classic is an important source of support for the DPCR Tuition Assistance Fund. Every student receives financial assistance to attend DePaul Cristo Rey.

Ronald McDonald Hittin for the House Softball Tournament

HBK was a proud attendee and sponsor at the 2018 Hittin for the House Softball Tournament. The tournament benefits the Ronald McDonald House near Loyola University Medical Center and keeps children and families together and near the care and resources they need. Thanks to the support and dedication to the community, Hittin’ for the House will celebrate its 7th year of raising money to help

El Valor’s 2018 Golf Outing

Wednesday, September 19 marked this year’s ComEd Transmission & Substation and El Valor Golf Outing at Silver Lake Country Club.  HBK enjoyed the day with games, prizes, good food, and great company!  $125,000 was raised and will benefit El Valor’s programming for individuals with disabilities, and inclusive early childhood education in Chicago’s most in-need communities.

SPARK 2018

HBK attended and sponsored the 5th Annual Spark Awards Dinner benefiting The Chicago Metro History Fair at The Chicago History Museum. HBK Engineering, LLC was a Spark Benefactor for the evening. Thank you to all those who contributed to a successful event and congratulations to the following Awardees: Richard Brown Public Service Award: The Robert R. McCormick Foundation George Javaras Corporate Award: William J. Lawlor Timuel Black Teacher

Iowa Bike Library Farm Cycle

Sunday, September 16th marked the Iowa City Bike Library’s Farm Cycle event.  Farm Cycle is a one-day bike tour out to local farms benefitting the Bike Library and their mission to get more people in Johnson County biking.  The Bike Library is a volunteer-run community that teaches people how to repair donated bikes, to then be rented out for a 6-month period at an affordable price

Sterling Bay Benefit Bash benefiting Misericordia

HBK participated in a fun night at the 8th Annual Sterling Bay Benefit Bash. The night raised over $500,000 for Misericordia Heart of Mercy! Misericordia offers a community of care that maximizes potential for persons with mild to profound  developmental disabilities, many of whom are also physically challenged.  By serving society’s most vulnerable citizens, Misericordia also serves the families who want the best for them, yet

Butterfield Golf Classic

On Friday, September 14th, HBK attended the Butterfield Golf Classic at Glendale Lakes Golf Club in support of Butterfield Park District.  Proceeds from this event will benefit safety and education efforts by providing scholarships for high risk children, maintaining safe playgrounds and equipment, offering transportation and field trips, as well as implementing before/after school programs.