RMCH of Eastern Iowa & Western Illinois Red Shoe Run & Walk

05-05-2024

Our Iowa team was excited to step up to the challenge, lace up their shoes, and join the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois at its 40th Annual Red Shoe Run and Walk 5K. We enjoyed the 5k run and walk, Ronald's Run for kids, prizes, kid's zone, treats, and more! It was a beautiful day to support RMCH in their mission to provide a place for families to stay while their child is undergoing medical treatment at local hospitals and clinics. 

Planet Underground: Roundtable for Contractors

05-09-2024

Our Chicago Carroll office was honored to host Planet Underground for its first Roundtable for Contractors in celebration of National Construction Safety Week, an annual week-long event for the construction industry, its clients, and business partners that emphasizes the importance of sending every worker home safe. This discussion was moderated by Jemmie Wang and featured an excellent variety of participants, including HBK's Vice President, Dan Rest, discussing concerns for worker and public safety and efficiency on the job. 

 

 

 

WEN 50 Ways to More Calm, Less Stress

05-14-2024

HBK is always a proud supporter of the Women's Energy Network. Most recently, our Chicago Carroll office was grateful to host its event featuring Keynote Speaker, Megy Karydes. Megy took us on an insightful journey through her book, "50 Ways to More Calm, Less Stress," and dove into various strategies to combat stress. Each tool was rooted in one of the five senses: touch, taste, smell, sight, and sound. Attendees resonated with all of her tips and took in valuable techniques to enhance mental well-being.

Thank you to WEN for organizing this event. We were grateful to be involved!

Schuylkill Banks River Clean Up 2024

05-07-2024

It was a great day to be back with Schuylkill Banks for another annual river clean-up. Just steps from HBK's Philadelphia office, our teams came together for a day of mulching, planting, weeding, and trash pickup. It was a fantastic team-building opportunity to give back to the community where we live and work.

The Schuylkill River Development Corporation (SRDC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that works with the City of Philadelphia to revitalize the Schuylkill River corridor, and is on a mission to revitalize Schuylkill Banks and connect people and neighborhoods for the well-being of all.

ASCE UESI Event

05-16-2024

We were excited to host IS-ASCE T&DI and UESI at our Chicago Carroll office featuring presentations by ComEd’s Vincent Mazzaferro and our very own Eileen Koplin. An insightful discussion was had regarding how the ComEd Facility Relocation group collaborates with DOT agencies and public works departments to facilitate new infrastructure across Illinois It was a great evening of learning, good food and great company full of industry professionals.

Joey's Wings: Cranes for a Cure Virtual Event

05-21-2024

In honor of American Pacific Islander Desi American (APIDA) Heritage Month, HBK proudly supported Joey's Wings for the second year in a row. Our team nationwide participated in a virtual event to learn about the history and significance of origami, the paper crane, and Joey's Wings' "Cranes for a Cure" awareness campaign. Each participant crafted their own paper crane step-by-step, and thanks to the enthusiastic involvement of our employees, we made a donation to Joey's Wings to support their mission of raising awareness about childhood cancer, funding research into pediatric kidney cancer, and providing support to affected families.

NHCC’s Convening Leaders Series

05-22-2024

We had the privilege of participating in the National Hispanic Corporate Council’s 2024 Convening Leaders Series for a special roundtable conversation on “Hispanic Talent Strategy.” The event hosts presented thoughtful goals and strategies concerning acquisition, retention, and development and attendees enjoyed sharing personal best practices as well.

APWA 2024 Expo

05-23-2024

Our team had the opportunity to attend the APWA 2024 Expo to see the latest equipment and tools, speak with vendors, attend education sessions, and watch the end loader, snow plow, and backhoe competition. The APWA Chicago Metro typically hosts the annual Expo during National Public Works Week. This two-day event is a great way to learn and network with industry professionals. We were excited for our team to volunteer and speak, with HBK Project Manager, Tony giving a presentation on utilities in infrastructure projects and tips for an optimized approach. 

2024 ENR Ranking

05-31-2024

We are pleased to announce that HBK Engineering, LLC was ranked 195 in the ENR 2024 Top 500 Design Firms Sourcebook.

Engineering News-Record (ENR) provides essential news, analysis, commentary and data for professionals in the engineering and construction industry, covering topics including business management, design, technology, safety, law, and environmental issues.

 

NFTE Midwest Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge

05-28-2024

This year, HBK had another incredible school year with the National Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge (NFTE). We are incredibly grateful for the opportunity for volunteers throughout our offices nationwide to come together to coach students to reach their full potential in unlocking their entrepreneurial spirit. To wrap it up, two of our Chicago-based HBKers joined NFTE at the Midwest Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge Finals for a cocktail reception, fireside chat, and witness amazing pitches from students across the Midwest.

Thank you NFTE!