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.
On Monday, June 3, HBK attended the inaugural Oyster and Crabs with Cal at Nick’s Fish House in Baltimore, MD. The evening included a buffet, crabs and oysters, live music, whiskey tasting and Q&A with Cal Ripken Jr. All proceeds to this event support the development, construction, and programming at Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation’s newest turf field project at Reedbird Park in Cherry Hill to give underserved kids a clean and safe place to play.
HBK was a proud sponsor of the 14th Annual Foundation Fighting Blindness 5K VisionWalk. Since the inception in the Spring of 2006, VisionWalk, has raised over $51 million to fund sight-saving research. This event allows the continuous funding to vital scientific research and clinical trials that will one day provide treatments, preventions, and currents for retinal degenerative diseases.
On Wednesday, May 29th, the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation held its 2nd Annual Windy City Golf Classic at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, IL. The day consisted of a Q&A session with Cal Ripken, Jr., golf tournament, lunch, and a cocktail reception/award ceremony. HBK is proud to be a supporter of the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation. Thank you to all our sponsors and those who supported the event.
HBK was a proud sponsor of DuPage Mayors & Managers Conference annual dinner and recognition ceremony. DuPage Mayors and Managers Conference is a council of municipal governments representing over 1,000,000 people. Founded in 1962, the Conference is a coalition of cities and villages which promotes excellence in municipal government, evaluates the impact of pending state and federal legislation, provides research, technical assistance and training to members, and fosters intergovernmental cooperation. The Conference is a not for profit organization supported by membership dues and grants.
HBK was a proud sponsor of this year's SPARK Awards Reception hosted at the Chicago History Museum. The event is held to honor individuals who have made outstanding contributions to Chicago history, the History Fair and education. Proceeds from this event support the Chicago Metro History Fair’s annual educational programs and students that participate in History Fair.
HBK was honored to accept the George Javaras Corporate Engagement Award.
Congratulations to all the awardees!
HBK Engineering, LLC
George Javaras Corporate Engagement Award
University of Illinois at Chicago
Richard Brown Public Service Award
Edwards Dual Language and Fine and Performing Arts IB School
Timuel Black Excellence in Education Award
This weekend, our Chicagoland employees joined our partners MZI and John Burns Construction for a build day at Sleep in Heavenly Peace. The day consisted of construction of five bunk beds. Over the years, Sleep in Heavenly Peace has built 4,144 beds for children and families in need. Check out this video to see the process of what it takes to construct one bed.
We had a night full of laughs at ChildServ’s Annual Stand Up for Kids Comedy Night at Greenhouse Theater. The night featured WGN’ Radio’s Patti Vasquez; Dwayne Kennedy, Late Show with David Letterman; and Rocky LaPorte, Last Comic Standing.
HBK supported the Perspectives’ 2019 A Disciplined Life Gala last night at the Ritz Carlton in Chicago. Congratulations to Bill A. Von Hoene, Senior Executive Vice President & Chief Strategy Officer, Exelon and Nikki M. Zollar, Chairman and CEO, SafeSpeed, LLC for receiving the A Disciplined Life® Award for demonstrating ethical leadership.
All Perspectives Charter Schools mission is to provide students with a rigorous and relevant education, based on the ethical principles of A Disciplined Life®, preparing them for life in a changing world and helping them further become intellectually reflective, caring and ethical people engaged in a meaningful life.
HBK was a proud sponsor of the 29th Annual Christopher House Benefit held at the Four Season in downtown Chicago. This year’s benefit honored Dee Dee Chesley for her service on the Board of Directors and her incredible commitment to Christopher House, early childhood education, and our family of schools. Christopher House serves low-income children and their families in Chicago’s North and West sides. To learn more click here.
The 20th Annual National Immigrant Justice Center’s (NIJC) Human Rights Award Luncheon was held Tuesday, June 4 at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile. HBK was proud to attend and sponsor NIJC so the organization can continue to protect the rights of immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers in upcoming years. This event brings over 1,000 attendees from major law firms, corporations, and civic and community leaders.