National Employee Appreciation Day


Today marks National Employee Appreciation Day and HBK couldn't let the day pass without taking a moment to recognize all the hard work that goes into making us a proven leader in utility engineering. 

2019 Polar Plunge


On Sunday, March 3rd, HBK joined ComEd and took the plunge at the 19th annual Polar Plunge benefitting Special Olympics Chicago.  The 665 participants on the ComEd Polar Plunge team raised over $225,000 for Special Olympics Chicago.

Iowa City Area Chamber of Commerce


On Thursday, February 28th employees from our HBK Iowa office attended the 2019 Annual Banquet for the Iowa City Area Chamber of Commerce.  The Banquet is the Chamber's largest event of the year and this year it featured a program that reviewed achievements over the past year as well as keynote speaker, Nick Westergaard, Chief Brand Strategist at Brand Driven Digital.   

ACE Mentor Luncheon


On Friday, March 1st, HBK attended and sponsored the Chicago ACE Mentor Program Luncheon at the Chicago Hilton and Towers.  ACE plays a critical role by mentoring Chicago high school junior and seniors from low-moderate income communities, and providing scholarship, internship, and summer engagement opportunities in the fields of architecture, construction, and engineering.  HBK was proud to be a part of ACE's mission to provide educational opportunities to all. 

IMPACT: DVIP Souper Bowl


On Thursday, March 7th HBK employees in Iowa volunteered at the 2019 Souper Bowl benefitting the Domestic Violence Intervention Program (DVIP).  The DVIP rallies community members together to join them in raising funds for victims of domestic violence with this event every year as they have for the past 22 years. 

CONSTRUCT: HR Roundtable


On Friday, March 8th HBK attended another event in a series of events for ComEd's CONSTRUCT program.  This Roundtable discussion gave candidates an opportunity to ask experienced members of Human Resources from a number of different companies various questions about potential employment.  HBK was happy to attend and be a part of the preparation necessary for these candidates to become ready for employment. 

3rd Annual GEMS Gala


Saturday, March 9th marked the 3rd annual GEMS Gala in Chicago.  The Gala aims to give back to Chicago and this year proceeds from the event benefitted 13 different child-centered charities throughout Chicago.

Junior Achievement: Topgolf


On Thursday, March 14th HBK joined Junior Achievement at Top Golf in Naperville to celebrate empowering over 95,000 local students in more than 5,300 JA classrooms!

DuPage County Board Chairman: Dan Cronin


On Friday, March 15th HBK Oak Brook attended the annual St. Paddy's Day Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner supporting DuPage County Board Chairman, Dan Cronin.  This annual fundraiser featured a performance by the Shannon Rovers Bagpipers, Irish Dancers, and a delicious Corned Beef and Cabbage dinner.

Polar Plunge 2019 Video


HBK was happy to be part of such a worthwhile cause.  Thank you to all our fundraisers and those that braved the cold to take the plunge!