The Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (IHCC) hosted its 2019 Mulligans & Mariachis Golf Outing on Thursday, June 6 at Harborside International Golf Center in Chicago. HBK is a proud supporter of the IHCC. The organization empowers entrepreneurs to start and grow their businesses.
Casa Central programmed a week-long series of community based, educational activities centered around its programming, relevant topics of discussion, and resources for their participants and community called the Week of Hope. On Wednesday June 5th, HBK proudly hosted Casa Central’s Building our Future Leaders Community Forum at our Chicago Carroll office.
HBK was pleased to support the 20th Annual Heartland Alliance National Immigrant Justice Center Human Rights Awards on Tuesday, June 4 at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile. The event honors human rights champions and provides critical funding to ensure access to justice. The 2019 awards raised a total of more than $1.2 million to defend immigrant rights and provide life-changing legal services to immigrants and asylum seekers.
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.
On Friday May 24th, CEO Ron Kaminski visited the University of Iowa to speak to the Startup Accelerator group, founders of their own companies, who are participating in the Hawkeye Student Accelerator program. The focus for the week were topics around management and leadership as the group prepares to hire summer interns to grow their companies throughout the summer. Mr. Kaminski spoke about important topics as an entrepreneur himself relating to building relationships, managing and motivating teams across various offices, and how to build a solid company culture.
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.