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Houndstales April 2017 Newsletter

Community Events

  • Hatha Yoga Class Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays 6 – 7 pm at the Huntsman Clubhouse. Join instructors from the Blacksburg Yoga Consortium in our relaxing Hatha Yoga classes here at Hethwood. This class is appropriate for a variety of ages and levels. Kindly show your driver’s license with your Hethwood or Foxridge address and you will get the special class rate of $5. Please remember to bring your own mat, if you are new or have questions or call the Hethwood Foundation at 552-5252.
  • BINGOTuesday, April 4, from 6 – 7 pm at the Briarwood Clubhouse. Come play BINGO for your chance to WIN BIG! Grand Prize is $50! Light refreshments will be served while supplies last.
  • Get Pizza for $5 from Dominos Every Wednesday come out to the Briarwood Clubhouse from 4:30 – 7 pm, and enjoy fresh, hot pizza from Dominos!
  • Basketball Tournament Sunday, April 9th starting at 1 pm. Foxridge is hosting its annual 3 on 3 basketball tournament at the courts by the 6100 building. You must be a resident, over 16 and register at the Welcome Center by April 5th. A waiver must be signed by all participants. A prize will be awarded to the winning team! Weather Permitting.
  • “Eggstravaganza” Egg Hunt Tuesday, April 11th starting at 6 pm. Please meet on the Huntsman Clubhouse lawn. Eggs are picked up VERY quickly, so be sure to arrive on time. Parents/guardians please accompany children & bring your basket. If it rains bring your umbrellas & wear your raincoats.
  • Senior Citizen Spring Chicken Luncheon Thursday, April 20th from Noon - 1 pm in the Briarwood Clubhouse. Join us for a tasty luncheon. Please register by calling the Hethwood Foundation by Monday, April 17th at (540) 552-5252.
  • Kids Movie Night Friday, April 21st starting at 7 pm - ???? at the Briarwood Clubhouse. Movie: TROLLS. Rated: PG. We’ll enjoy popcorn and drinks while supplies last! Parents/Guardians please accompany children.
  • April Yard Sale Saturday, April 29th from 7 am – Noon. Sell items you don’t need, or maybe you’ll find something to buy. The yard sale is held on the lawn in front of the Hethwood Square Shopping Ctr. Please call for details & register for a space (540) 552-5252. We appreciate Lester Development letting us use the lawn area. We are always careful not to park on the grass. Rain cancels.

Out and About in Blacksburg Events

  • United Way Spring Food Drive April 1 – April 15 please help stock the United Way food pantry in Christiansburg with food for NRV Families! They are in need of Instant Potatoes, Canned Ravioli, Peanut Butter, Jelly, Cereal, Oatmeal, Canned Vegetables & Fruit, Canned Meats, Granola Bars, Ramen Noodles, Soup & Crackers and Rice. The Welcome Center will have food donation boxes ready for your donation during this time! Thank you for you help and support!
  • 3.2 for 32 Run in Remembrance Virginia Tech’s 3.2-Mile Run in Remembrance, an annual event that honors and remembers the 32 individuals who lost their lives on April 16, 2007, will be held April 15 starting at 10 a.m. on the Virginia Tech campus. Now in its ninth year, the event will start on the Drillfield near War Memorial Gym and finish near the April 16 Memorial across from Burruss Hall. It will be held rain or shine. The event is free and open to the public, and individuals may run, walk, or push a stroller on the 3.2-mile course. Participants are asked to preregister for the event at the Department of Recreational Sports website. Click here for more information.
  • Hethwood Market Come out to the Hethwood Market on Monday nights for BBQ, Tuesdays and Wednesdays for a take out dinner, and Thursdays for pork ribs. Check out the Hethwood Market calendar on their Facebook Page for menus, live local artists, and their planned wine/beer tastings from local vineyards and breweries. Stop by on Tuesdays for dinner and Foxridge & Hethwood Residents will receive $1 off!
  • TOTS FREE Side Item! Get an extra FREE side item with your DINE- IN order. Not valid with any other offers or coupons. Expires 4/30/2017.
  • The Trea$ure Trove A Nonprofit Thrift Store has its 2nd location now open! 3055 North Franklin Street, Christiansburg – Across from Corning. Store Hours are Thursday – Saturday from 10 am – 6 pm and Sunday from 1 – 6 pm. Come discover great deals on jewelry, artwork, household items and vintage pieces. Always accepting donated items (540) 200-7012. Proceeds benefit the Neighbors in Need fund at Warm Hearth Village.

Welcome Center Office Hours

The Welcome Center will be closed on Sunday, April 16. Please place any correspondence in the drop box. If you have an emergency, please call 540-951-1223. We apologize for any inconvenience.


Extermination Schedule

Monday, April 5   7300 – 8200
Thursday, April 6   8300 – 9000
Monday, April 10   9100 – 10000
Thursday, April 13   10100 – 10800
Monday, April 17   10900 – 11800
Thursday, April 20   11900 – 12600
Monday, April 24   12700 – 13500
Thursday, April 27   13600 – 14600

Want Some Cash?

Are your friends looking for an apartment home? Refer a friend to Hethwood and we will give you $50. Contact the Welcome Center for details!

Renewal Notices

Thank you for your residency in the Hethwood Community! We are excited to have the opportunity to serve you for another year. If your lease ends during August your renewal deadline is quickly approaching so return your renewal notice or let the Welcome Center know at, http://www.hethwoodliving.com/renewal-intention.html. A fully signed renewal lease is due 120 days prior to your lease end date! Please contact the Welcome Center by phone or email, or stop by during office hours if you have any questions regarding your apartment home or lease options.

SAVE on moving costs and lock in your renewal rate by renewing your lease today!!


Our Fan Page is for You!

Check out our Facebook Fan Page Hethwood Apartment Homes every Wednesday! You don’t want to miss out to be a Hump Day winner! Be sure to check out our Fan Page on April 14th for an “EGGStravagant” event! On April 18th we will play some trivia about one of our team members!


Community Winners

  • Domino’s Pizza Winner
    Andrea Briceno
  • Hethwood Market Winner 
    Bailey Cooper
  • Congratulations Christopher Dobyns,
    you are the Resident of the Month!

To enter into the drawing for the monthly community winners please stop by the Welcome Center and submit an entry form. Drawings take place on the 15th of each month. You must be a current resident to win.


Check Out Rent Café!

With Rent Café, residents are able to submit online payments and service requests without having to leave home, so register your account today! If you have any questions or require assistance, please contact the Welcome Center.

Do you have Automatic Payment set up on your Resident Portal for your monthly rent? As a reminder, we ask that you check into your Automatic Payment Set Up once you have signed your new lease. Please be sure that your Automatic Payments do not have an ends date. 

If you have entered an ends date on your automatic payment, please update the date to your new lease ending date other wise the automatic payment will no longer process after the date provided. The Ends Date field does not require entry and you can leave it blank.

If you renewed your lease, please be sure to update your payment amount to your new monthly rent amount outlined on your Renewal Lease. Please contact us at the Welcome Center at 540-951-1221 if you need assistance in this process.


We Want To Know! Your Opinion Matters!

Your opinion matters. We are grateful to have you as a resident and want to make sure we are living up to your expectations. Let your voice be heard by taking a few moments to compete a short survey that will be emailed to you from our partner, J Turner Research. You will only be surveyed twice per year, and you will automatically be entered in a drawing to win $500! Thank you!


Dog Reminder

As the weather gets warmer, we encourage residents to take advantage of the nature trails. For the safety and well-being of all residents, and in accordance with the Pet Policy and Blacksburg Town Ordinance, please remember that all dogs must be kept on a leash at all times. Please also remember to pick up after your pet so we can keep our community clean and enjoyable for everyone. Failure to do can result in a $25 fine.


Weed Control & Fertilization

Tru-Green will be coming to complete spring weed control & fertilization of the common areas. Please watch for the Tru-Green warning flags to stay off the grass. All chemicals used are EPA approved and, as always, SDS information sheets will be available in the Hethwood Foundation office.


Career Opportunities

HHHunt Careers – We are currently hiring Full-Time and Part-Time positions here at Foxridge & Hethwood Apartment Homes. Click here for more information.

Be a lifeguard! We are now accepting applications online for lifeguards for the 2017 pool season. Applicants must be at least 15 years of age and have a valid American Red Cross Lifeguard certification or equivalent. Applications can but submitted by visiting the Hethwood Foundation website at www.hethwoodfoundation.com. Contact the Hethwood Foundation office if you have any questions at 552-5252 with questions about the application process or about Lifeguard training. Pay is $8-$11/hr. depending on experience.

Domino’s Blacksburg is Hiring Delivery Experts! Are you ready to be part of the action? Do you like money in your pocket? Domino’s Pizza drivers are paid cash nightly, which includes: tips and mileage reimbursement! Our driver position is an excellent start to learn about the delivery business, customer service, and the creation of a great product.. Domino’s Pizza! We are committed to promoting from within: most of our managers started as drivers! Take charge of your career in a drive role and learn valuable skills to take to other position within Domino’s Pizza! Valid Drivers License, Proof of Lability Insurance, Positive Attitude, Customer Service Oriented, Basic Math Skills, Hours: FT-PT flex, and 18 years of age. Apply at jobs.dominos.com or visit the store for an application.

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