HBK was a proud sponsor of the first ever Farm-2-Festival at the Taste of Chicago. The Greater Chicago Damage Prevention Council, CDOT, 811 Chicago, and sponsors worked to create the first Taste of Chicago safety and awareness garden. The garden featured an "811 Chicago Garden" with informational vignettes on consumer safety and awareness, urban agriculture and pollinators. HBK is one of the first companies to sponsor this new event along with others such as Peoples Gas, JULIE, Benchmark Construction, Pipe-View America, ComEd, John Burns Construction, Meade Electric, and more.
On Friday, July 13th, seven HBK volunteers spent their morning at the Girls in the Game Sport and Leadership Summer Camp. Volunteers split up into two teams and helped the girls learn about nutrition and the fundamentals of soccer and kickball. Girls in the Game programs help the girls find their voices, discover their strengths, and lead every day with confidence.
On Wednesday, July 18th, HBK attended the annual DuPage Mayors and Managers Conference Golf Outing at Seven Bridges Golf Club. The DuPage Mayors and Managers Conference, is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to addressing municipal public policy issues while also promoting excellence and intergovernmental cooperation.
On Wednesday, July 11th, HBK joined WEN Chicago and Tammy Hughes with the Heim Group for a Gender Speak Workshop. The workshop addressed the central factors that drive gender-related communication problems, while emphasizing the importance of men and women valuing each other's strengths.
HBK joined Catholic Charities and 400 fellow golfers for a day of golf at Cog Hill Golf and Country Club in Lemont. This year marks the 21st Annual Monsignor Michael Boland Golf Invitational! Dinner, raffles and silent and live auctions followed in the evening, all proceeds benefited Catholic Charities Family Stabilization Efforts.