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Houndstales April 2018 Newsletter

Best of Blacksburg 2018

Thank you for voting Foxridge & Hethwood Apartment Homes as The Best Apartment complex again in 2018! The Collegiate Times surveyed over 1,200 readers to determine the best of everything in Blacksburg. From where to go to breakfast to where to rent an apartment next year, click here.


Community Events

  • Get Pizza for $5 from Dominos Thursday, April 5th from 4:30 – 6:30 pm at the Welcome Center. Enjoy fresh, hot pizza from Dominos!
  • Basketball TournamentSunday, April 8th 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 6th. A waiver must be signed by all participants. A prize will be awarded to the winning team! Weather Permitting.
  • Pick Up Dinner at the Hethwood Market Enjoy dinner from the Hethwood Market on Foxridge & Hethwood on 4/19/18 from 5 – 8 pm (while supplies lasts)! *The first 50 residents that stop by the Hethwood Market will get dinner for FREE on Foxridge on April 19, 2018. One per resident/leaseholder.
  • Kids Movie Night Friday, April 20th starting at 7 pm - ???? in the Huntsman Clubhouse. Movie: Ferdinand. Rated: PG. We’ll enjoy popcorn and drinks while supplies last! Parents/Guardians please accompany children.
  • Afternoon Snack Tuesday April 24th stop by the Welcome Center, starting at 2:30 pm (while supplies last), to pick up an afternoon pick me up/snack!
  • April Yard Sale Saturday, May 19th 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 by May 17th at (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.
  • Senior Citizen Luncheon Thursday, May 24th from Noon – 1 pm in the Huntsman Clubhouse. Join us for a scrumptious luncheon. Please register no later than May 18th by calling the Hethwood Foundation at 552-5252.
  • End of School Pool Party Friday, May 25th at the Huntsman Pool starting at 1 pm! Enjoy pizza and sodas while supplies last. The pool will be open until 8 pm, weather permitting.
  • Hatha Yoga Thursdays from 6 – 7:15 pm in the Huntsman Clubhouse. Class is appropriate for all ages. Special rate of $5 per class for Foxridge & Hethwood residents. Please remember to bring your own mat and feel free to call the Hethwood Foundation at (540) 552-5252 for information.
  • Goodwill Donations Do you have any lightly used items that you no longer need/want? We have several EDGAR boxes set-up throughout the community that allows donation access 24/7. Feel free to donate your lightly used items!

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! You don’t want to miss out to be a Hump Day winner! On April 10th we will play some trivia about one of our team members.


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!


Community Construction

The lower level of the Huntsman Clubhouse is currently being renovated. Renovations will include remodeled restrooms and an updated lounge area available for use during the summer season.


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

For the safety and well-being of all residents, and in accordance with the Animal 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 $75 fine.


Extermination Schedule

Monday, April 2   7300 – 8200
Thursday, April 5   8300 – 9000
Monday, April 9   9100 – 10000
Thursday, April 12   10100 – 10800
Monday, April 16   10900 – 11800
Thursday, April 19   11900 – 12600
Monday, April 23   12700 – 13500
Thursday, April 26   13600 – 14600

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.

Renewal Notice

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!!


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. Automatic payments will pull between the hours of 12:00 am to 7:00 am on the set date. If you renewed your lease, please be sure to update your payment amount to your new monthly rent amount outlined on your Renewal Lease.

Moving out soon? Please make sure to cancel your monthly rent payments online!

Please contact us at the Welcome Center at 540-951-1221 if you need assistance in this process.


Welcome Center Office Hours

The Welcome Center will be closed on Sunday, April 1st. Please place any correspondence in the drop box. If you have an emergency, please call 540-951-1223. We apologize for any inconvenience.


Community Winners

  • Domino’s Pizza Winner
    Samantha Dickenson
  • Hethwood Market Winner 
    Mina Nosrati
  • Congratulations Kelly Fomenko,
    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.


Out and About in Blacksburg Events

  • 3.2 - Mile Run in Remembrance –  On April 14th, the Virginia Tech community reflects on the vibrant lives of the 32 students and faculty who were tragically taken from us on April 16, 2007. This community run/walk throughout the campus of VT strives to bring fellow Hokies together, to feel the support of the community, and to celebrate the lives of our friends and family members. The run is free of charge to all participants, however there will be a $3 charge for the run t-shirt. This small charge is to cover the cost to make the shirt and will ensure that all participants who want to have a shirt will get one. Participants must register by Friday, April 6 to receive a shirt. Participants are asked to preregister for the event at https://run.recsports.vt.edu/. If you have any questions about the 3.2-Mile Run in Remembrance please contact recsports@vt.edu
  • The Trea$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.
  • 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 4/30/2018.

Weed Control & Fertilization

Tru-Green will be coming to complete spring weed control & fertilization of the common areas (as weather permits). 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.


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