(Schaumburg, IL) – The Rabine Group team celebrated Valentine’s Day last month by lending a helping hand to the Feed My Starving Children organization on February 15th, 2018. Feed My Starving Children aims to eradicate child hunger worldwide by receiving, packing, and distributing food resources to children and families in over 95 countries.
Employees spent the afternoon packaging donated rice, grains, veggies, pasta, and other food stuffs to aid Feed My Starving Children’s fight against global hunger. The event had teammates rolling up their sleeves, suiting up in food-handling gear, and working together to pack, label, and seal nutritious meals. Overall, the Rabine team packed 23,976 meals – enough to feed 56 children for an entire year!
Giving back to local communities and serving those in need is a guiding principal at the Rabine Group. With the establishment of the Rabine Group Foundation (RGF) in 2007, the company invests time, talent, and funds towards children, disabled, homeless, and veterans. Partnering with local nonprofits like Feed My Starving Children’s Schaumburg Branch, the RGF is proud to work with employees, community organizations, and local leadership to make a positive difference outside of the workplace!
The event was hosted at the Four Seasons in Chicago and featured keynote speakers including Kevin O’Reilly (Deputy Chief of Mission at U.S. Embassy in Panama) and Betsey Nohe (VP of Supply Chain at Morton Salt).
Rabine Group the leading provider of commercial, industrial, and retail asphalt and concrete parking lot pavement services across the country. In addition, they deliver roofing, snow removal, and utility pipeline televising.
Creating a sustainable and socially conscious business has been at the heart of the Rabine Group’s core values. Their focus on integrity is evident in their core values and family involvement in the day-to-day operations. Gary and Cheryl Rabine established 2 non profit foundations, the Rabine Group Foundation in 2007, which is focused on enriching the lives of children, the elderly, and underprivileged individuals and True Mentors, a mentorship foundation that connects C Level leaders of businesses to young leaders who aspire to lead and grow business.
Gary Rabine was honored to receive the award and looks forward to continuing his involvement with Loyola’s Quinlan School of Business.
Rabine Group Foundation (RGF), a non-profit organization of the Rabine Group, held its annual golf outing at Bull Valley Golf Club on June 12, 2017. This event raised a record breaking $90,000 for causes the RGF supports.
The 2017 golf outing had its largest turnout in 9 years, with 176 golfers and over 40 sponsors. Golf course activities included an opposite hand drive, bull’s-eye shot, closest to the pin, longest putt, and a $10,000 hole-in-one.
Options and Advocacy of McHenry County was our chosen non-profit for this year’s golf outing and received $13,000 from what was raised. Options and Advocacy is a support center for children with mental disabilities and their families. A representative from Options and Advocacy spoke at our lunch presentation.
The event ended with announcing the foursome winners, raffle drawings, food and networking. A raffle drawing for $500 to an attendee’s favorite charity went to the America Cancer Society.
This event could not have happened without our volunteers and sponsors. A huge thank you goes out to those who helped make the charity golf outing an exciting and successful fundraising event. Our major sponsors were Miller Cooper, Riordan & Scully Insurance, First Midwest Bank and Brake Parts.
Rabine Group Foundation is a non-profit organization established in 2007 to contribute human and financial resources to organizations that improve the quality of life in our communities.
The 2016 Rabine Group Foundation Golf Outing was a huge success with more than 140 golfers and 26 supporters including Platinum Sponsors – Miller Cooper & Company, and Riordan & Scully Insurance Services. This 8th annual event raised funds through attendees, sponsors, raffle sales, and games, with net proceeds of over $75,000 for the causes RGF supports. Of the proceeds, a donation of $12,000 is earmarked for the Gary Sinise Foundation and their mission to support our nation’s veterans. During the awards dinner, a one-time gift of $500 was awarded to Eversight Illinois as the Charity of Choice of golfer, Bill Nicholl from Ozinga. Click here to view a highlight video from the event!
Golfer Gets a Hole in One and Wins a $47,000 Skidsteer
Andrew Gooliak attended the RGF Golf Outing with a representative from the Gary Sinise Foundation. He had no idea he would be going home with a CAT skidsteer valued at $47,000! Andrew was with the first foursome of the day and got his hole in one on the first swing! Patten CAT sponsored the hole and provided the skidsteer. Congratulations Andrew!
Bo Jackson and Otis Wilson attended this year’s RGF Golf Outing. Bo golfed in the morning followed by Otis in the afternoon. Both joined foursomes and took their time on the beautiful course.
A Direct Hit!
Our camera took a powerful hit on the golf course. Luckily it was a GoPro and only the case was damaged. Click the image to watch.
Schaumburg, IL (July 16, 2016) – Rabine Group, a leading local and national provider of commercial paving, roofing, and snow removal, has been recognized as one of the 2016 “Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR).
This award program provides the business community with the opportunity to gain recognition, showcase best practices, and demonstrate why they are an ideal place for employees to work. “Companies that recognize that their employees are the key to their success achieve staying power. Our 2016 winners create their human resource standards to ensure employee satisfaction and they set standards for every business to aspire toward,” said Jennifer Kluge, President and CEO of MBPA.
This coveted annual award is pursued by more than 900 small, medium and large companies throughout the Chicagoland area. To determine winners, an independent research firm evaluated entries based upon key measures including compensation and benefits, engagement and retention, employee development, communication, diversity and more. Employees are surveyed to benchmark areas of challenge, as well as growth and improvement.
“Our staff works hard to perform on a world class level, internally and externally. We are proud and excited to receive this honor,” says Amy St. Clair, Vice President of People at Rabine Group. Employee Dee Kennedy reflects, “Rabine supports our team personally and professionally. They deeply care about people, which makes us care more about each other. It truly is a great place to work.”
For more information about Rabine Group or to become part of our team, visit Rabine.com or call (847) 995-0555.
Johnsburg businessman pays it back through True Mentors
Mentoring organization connects young professionals with prominent business figures
Johnsburg resident Gary Rabine never would’ve gotten where he is in business if it wasn’t for the help and guidance of many mentors along the way.
Rabine, founder and CEO of Schaumburg-based Rabine Group, wanted to share the secrets of his success with others. So, he created True Mentors, a program that brings together powerful business executives with budding entrepreneurs.
“The biggest reason for my success is mentoring,” he said. “This is invaluable to me. I want to help others, and I want people to have an easier time finding mentors. My goal is to build up a mentorship network with mentors from different industries.”
The Rabine Group is a $210 million dollar conglomerate of 11 companies. It includes Rabine Paving, which does commercial and residential paving throughout the Chicago area, and Rabine Paving America, a business that paves parking lots for large companies across the country.