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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.

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.

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!

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. 

 

 

 

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.

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. 

El Valor Tequila Tasting

04-25-2024

We had a fun night of fun and flavor attending El Valor’s Tequila Tasting hosted at Pizza Cantina. Beyond the drink tasting, our attendees enjoyed exploring local artists' work at the mini Mercado, supporting community talent, and finding unique treasures. HBK is glad to support El Valor's mission to empower children, those with disabilities, and their families to achieve excellence and participate fully in life.

Bring Your Kid to Work Day

04-25-2024

The HR team hosted the first-ever HBK Bring Your Kid to Work Day event in the Chicago-Carroll and Norristown offices for a fun day. Kids took a tour and met with various departments and teams within HBK to see how each division helps contribute to projects, employees, and communities within and beyond HBK and the engineering industry. It was a full day of hands-on activities, fun presentations, and learning all about what their parents do at HBK. 

Locator Safety & Appreciation Week

04-23-2024

In celebration of Locator Safety and Appreciation Week, we were excited to spread the gratitude with fun swag, Garrett's popcorn and a delicious lunch to each of our locators, from the Midwest region to the East Coast. HBK is proud to honor the incredible work of locators whose expertise ensures the safety and efficiency of worksites and communities. 

2024 Tulsa Pipe Liner's Spring Golf Tournament

04-22-2024

Our HBK team was excited to be back with the Pipe Liners Club of Tulsa and it's 2024 Spring Golf Tournament. It was a great day to set up our tent, hand out swag and have our HBK team play a great round of golf. We're grateful to be among fellow industry professionals and support the Pipe Liners Club of Tulsa in it's dedication to the advancement of pipeline engineering, maintenance, and operating practices.