Our community relationships are important to us. We understand that what we give and do now will affect our future. HBK is actively involved in various organizations that drive health, education, and safety. Our charitable contributions support communities across the nation. HBK proudly supports March of Dimes, Chicago Commons, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital, and many others.
HBK employees celebrated International Women in Engineering Day June 23rd by taking selfies to support the INWED 2021 campaign. The INWED 2021 theme is #EngineeringHeroes. The campaign seeks to support women in achieving their potential as engineers, encourages women to become engineers, and to work to promote gender diversity and equality in the workplace.
HBK was pleased to support the El Valor 28th Annual Don Quixote Virtual Gala on June 23rd. In addition to learning about El Valor’s programs and meeting a few children and adult participants, guests were invited to participate in the evening by preparing a margarita with Chef Carlos Gaytan. Honorees included Matthew Turk of INTREN, who received the El Valor Champion Award. He has been a steadfast supporter of El Valor’s community by assuming leadership roles for fundraising, and other agency needs, at a corporate and personal level.
As we continue to celebrate Pride Month, HBK is proud to support Center on Halsted’s Anti-Violence Project.
The Anti-Violence Project (AVP) at the Center on Halsted empowers lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and HIV-affected communities and allies to end all forms of violence through organizing and education, and supports survivors through counseling and advocacy.
HBK was pleased to support Variety’ Black Hat Bash on June 15th, 2021. Held at Water Works in Philadelphia, the event honored the 2020 Golden Heart of Variety award recipients Allan Dom, Philadelphia Councilmember-At-Large and Edward McBride, PECO Manager of External Affairs.
HBK was pleased to support the Rabine Group Foundation Annual Charity Golf Outing on June 7th at the Bull Valley Golf Club in Woodstock, IL.
HBK participated in the John Burns Construction Company Annual Charity Shootout on June 4th at the McGraw Wildlife Foundation in Dundee, IL. While some guests fished at one of Max McGraw's stocked lakes, others shot clay targets, or tested their skills at throwing tomahawks and different types of spears at targets on the range.
Field Appreciation Pick-up Lunches were held to thank our Utility Locators and Surveyors for their dedication, hard work and commitment to safety and this organization. Lunches were held April 21st at the Carroll Office and April 28th at Oak Creek, WI.
HBKers helped plant more than 800 annuals in the Newbo/Czech Village district beautification effort in Cedar Rapids on May 13th. Thirteen HBK Engineering, CR Mainstreet and MON Communications volunteers worked together to help with the plantings along the district’s main streets.