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IMPACT: HBK Holiday Food Drive

Our HBK offices in Iowa, Pennsylvania, and Maryland put on a Holiday Food Drive benefitting local organizations, Philadelphia's Philabundance and the Iowa City Crisis Center, during the month of December resulting in over 150lbs+ donated to local shelters!  Donations will benefit each organization in order to provide support for countless individuals in need.  Thank you to everyone who donated and spread the…read more ›

HBK Job Shadow Day

On Wednesday, December 5th HBK hosted a Job Shadow Day for a group of students from Chicago Public School's Career and Technical Education program.  The students spent the morning working side by side with our employees, while gaining experience to help them make their next steps in their educational and professional journey.read more ›

IMPACT: Hats for the Homeless

On Sunday, December 16th, HBK employees handed out hats, scarves, blankets, and other winter necessities to groups of homeless individuals in the Chicago Loop area.  The employees, along with family and friends, handed out items donated at our HBK Oak Brook office over the past few weeks and were able to gift items to over 60 people.  Thank you to…read more ›

IMPACT: Tinley Wish

On Saturday, December 9th, HBK employees spent the morning wrapping presents and spreading Christmas cheer!  We joined forces with other locals in the area at the Tinley Park Police Department to wrap gifts for families in need this holiday season. One week later on Saturday, December 15th, HBK came back out to take part in the present distribution parade.  Participants…read more ›

JDRF One Dream Gala

On Saturday, December 8th, HBK attended and sponsored the JDRF One Dream Gala and their mission to turn Type One to Type None.  Proceeds from the evening went towards funding valuable research and treatment options for the over 30 million people living in the US with Type One Diabetes. read more ›

2018 HACIA Holiday Party

HBK attended and sponsored the annual HACIA holiday party at the East Bank Club.  HACIA, otherwise known as the “Hispanic American Construction Industry Association", works to ensure the equitable participation of its constituents in the construction industry, while also promoting the growth, quality of work, professionalism and integrity of these individuals and businesses. ” HBK was happy to be a sponsor of…read more ›

Erie House Giftwrapping for IMPACT

This holiday season, HBK has sponsored a family from Erie House in order to fundraise Christmas gifts and necessary household items for the designated parents and children.  HBK Employees, along with their family members, spent time at the Erie House wrapping station to help wrap and package donated gifts for other families to put under their tree this Christmas.  Thank you to…read more ›

HBK Iowa’s Window Wonderland

HBK in Cedar Rapids took part in their annual "Window Wonderland" contest where small businesses decorate their front windows in the spirit of the holiday season.  The contest begins on "Small Business Saturday", the Saturday after Thanksgiving, in an effort to promote a sense of community and support the local economy.  HBK's window display was a crowd favorite last year and…read more ›

HBK at Staking University

HBK's very own Tom Covell recently completed a 5 day training at Staking University in Manteno, IL to become a Certified Locator Trainer.  Staking University has delivered locating equipment training courses for over 600 client companies throughout the U.S. since 1999 with the goal of providing hands on instruction that benefits all levels of utility locators.  Staking University's classes are a…read more ›

HBK’s Electrical Engineering team visits G&W Electric

On Thursday November 16, 2018, HBK’s Electrical Engineering team visited G&W Electric equipment manufacturing facility in Bolingbrook IL, for an exclusive tour guided by their DA (Distribution Automation) Team. HBK Engineers were able to tour the facility, ask questions regarding the manufacturing process of their products and witness a live demonstrations of DA equipment. The tour included a walk through…read more ›

HBK and Chicago Commons at Macy’s Morning with Santa

On Tuesday, November 13th, HBK’s CEO Ron Kaminski and Chief Diversity Officer Will Evans as well as other HBK employees joined over 200 children at the 3rd annual Macy's Operation Happy Children event.  Grade School students, including those in pre-school and kindergarten, were treated to breakfast in the Walnut room, face painting, and a visit with Santa to kick off the holiday season.read more ›

Misericordia 2018 Heart of Mercy Ball

On Friday, November 16th HBK attended and proudly sponsored Misericordia at their Annual Heart of Mercy Ball in Downtown Chicago.  Attendees enjoyed the evening with good food, great company, and featured awards to various recipients, including the "Pillars of the Community Award" given to ComEd for their outstanding work benefiting the community.  Congratulations to all awardees!                …read more ›

Chicago Children’s Theatre: Power of Play Gala

On Friday, November 16th, HBK was a proud sponsor of the Chicago Children's Theatre and their mission to inspire young people to become engaged citizens through the arts and The Power of Play.  Research shows that through the power of play and exposure to the arts, children develop their capacity for empathy while ultimately cultivating a more tolerant and inclusive community. …read more ›