Planet Underground TV’s Episode 9 talks about the important work behind sewer line inspections to prevent any damage. Throughout the video, Eric Bergstrom of HBK Engineering, presents how sewer inspections fit within the framework of SUE – Subsurface Utility Engineering. With each level of SUE, more accuracy is achieved in the locating process.
HBK attended the National Latino Education Institute’s (NLEI) 46th Annual Dinner & Silent Auction Celebration held on Tuesday, June 12 at the Fairmont Chicago at Millennium Park. This year’s Keynote Speaker was, Anne Pramaggiore, Senior Executive Vice President & CEO of Exelon Utilities. NLEI’s mission is to advance their community’s economic independence through market and results driven education, training, employment, and advocacy. Congratulations to the 2018 awardees, HBK
On Wednesday June 6th HBK’s new Women’s Affinity Group, HBK Strive, spent the morning along with Fossil for a team building event with Recovery on the Water (ROW) Chicago. The morning kicked off with practicing mindfulness meditation led by Green Light Mindfulness. Later, ROW instructors taught the techniques of rowing and how to apply it on the water. To find our more information on ROW Chicago visit their website here.
On Tuesday June 5th, HBK joined Mercy Home’s Leader Council to celebrate a very important milestone for their graduating youth. Mercy Home for Boys & Girls provides critical, life-saving care for more than 700 hurting or at-rick young women and men every year. Congratulations to all the graduates! Keynote speaker, Anne Pramaggiore, Senior Executive Vice President and CEO, Exelon Utilities
On Friday June 1st, HBK joined John Burns Construction Company and others at their 3rd annual charity sporting clay shoot. This year the event also included spear and tomahawk throwing stations. The event is held annually to support Convoy of Hope and other organizations.
On May 24th, HBK attended ChildServ’s Stand up Kids Comedy Night at Stage 773. WGN’s Radio’s Patti Vasquez, WGN TV’s Ana Belaval and Comedian Roberts had the crowd laughing all night. The night raised more than $20,000 for the children and families of Childserv.
Project SYNCERE hosted a city wide engineering competition called, Enpowered Games that brought together more then 400 middle school students from 16 schools across the city. Students were provided the opportunity to showcase their engineering acumen, after working with the Project Syncere group for over 20 hours of engineering instruction. HBK employees volunteered as judges, guides, and floaters helping kids through this fun-filled day.
Yesterday HBK joined Habitat for Humanity Chicago to help build out two of the 16 homes in West Pullman at 119th and Union. HBK was joined by the Wells Fargo team to help frame walls, put up exterior drywall, and water proof the houses. Thank you to Habitat for Humanity for the opportunity to help build a stable home for the families.
On Wednesday May 16th, HBK employees attended an event hosted by IEEE Women in Engineering and Society of Women Engineers Chicago Regional Section, and sponsored by Northwestern Master of Engineering Management Program. The event started off with a presentation titled “Heart, Gut, and Brain: forging Your Path,” by Caralynn Nowinski Collens, CEO of UI Labs. Followed by a tour of the UI LABS Digital Manufacturing and
CEO of HBK, Ron Kaminski was the keynote speaker at the University of Iowa’s Hawkeye Innovation Expo on Friday April 27th. The Innovation Expo is held every year to celebrate innovation and entrepreneurship at the University of Iowa. The morning opened with a number of “SparkTalks” where 5-6 people gave short, provocative 10 minute talks. The keynote presentation followed with Mr. Kaminski from HBK interviewing and conversing with Mark
On May 3rd, HBK attended the 4th Annual Luminary Award Dinner at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago. The night included survivor Hannah Morrow who delivered her passionate remarks about her experiences and sexual abuse prevention. HBK is a proud sponsor of the Chicago Children’s Advocacy Center and their mission to unite public, private and community partners to ensure the safety, health and well-being of abused children.
Last week the National Museum of Mexican Art held their annual Gala de Arte at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel. HBK was a proud sponsor of this event and the Museum’s goal to: establish an arts and cultural organization committed to accessibility, education and social justice. The museum also provided a positive influence for the local Mexican community, especially since many other art institutions did not
HBK Engineering, LLC was a proud sponsor of the 24th annual March of Dimes Construction and Transportation Award Luncheon on Friday, May 4th at the Palmer House Hotel in Chicago. HBK gathered amongst professionals in the construction and transportation industries in support of the March of Dimes as well as the awardees. All proceeds of this event go directly to fund the research and programs that help to ensure that
Yesterday HBK joined both private and public sector leaders to review the economy from a regional and global perspective at the Choose DuPage Annual Regional Economic Outlook Breakfast hosted at Drury Lane Oak Brook. The morning started off with an overview of DuPage County’s economic outlook presented by DuPage County Chairman Dan Cronin, followed by the state outlook presented by Invesco and Mark S. Peterson, President & CEO
This past weekend HBK employees joined neighborhood runners/walkers, non profits, and companies to support the DuPage Human Race hosted by Giving DuPage. Giving DuPage is a nonprofit organization that promotes giving and volunteering throughout DuPage County. We connect volunteers & donors with local opportunities to give back. Visit GivingDuPage.org to learn more about how Giving DuPage mobilizes volunteers, equips nonprofit partners with capacity-building resources and how we do our best to