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Houndstales August 2014 Newsletter

Community Events

  • Get Pizza for $5 from Dominos Every Wednesday come out to the Briarwood Clubhouse from 4:30 – 7:30pm and enjoy fresh, hot pizza from Dominos!
  • Kid’s Movie Night – Friday, August 8th, from 7:00 – 9:00pm, at the Briarwood Clubhouse. Come out to watch The Lego Movie and snack on popcorn and Kool Aid. Parents please accompany your children.
  • Kid’s Making Ice Cream Activity Monday, August 11th, from 2:00 – 3:00 pm, at the Huntsman Pool Party Room. Limit 20 – MUST RSVP by August, 7th by Noon at 552-5252.
  • Ice Cream Floats – Sunday, August 17th, starting at 2:00 pm at the Briarwood Pool. Weather permitting and while supplies last.
  • Senior Citizen Breakfast Wednesday, August 20th from 10:00 am – 11:00 am at the Huntsman Clubhouse. Please RSVP to 552-5252 by Friday, August 15th.
  • DMV 2 Go – Thursday, August 21st, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Briarwood Clubhouse Parking Lot. We will have DMV’s wireless office on wheels to assist you with many things; applying for a new ID card, your driver’s license, updating your address, and many more options!
  • Popsicles by the Pools – Sunday, August 24th, starting at 2:00 pm at the Briarwood and Huntsman Pools. Cool off in the afternoon with a refreshing popsicle and a dip in the pool. While supplies last.
  • Welcome Back Pizza Party! Thursday, August 28th, starting at 5:00 pm at the Briarwood Pool. Wing Eating Contest sponsored by Dominos Pizza – 10 spots available! Registration is FREE, stop by the Welcome Center to register by 8/20/14! Weather permitting, while supplies last!

Community Winners

  • Our Pizza of Choice Dinner 
    Cruz Redman
  • Hethwood Market Winner 
    Craig Shillaber
  • Congratulations Nick Granville
    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

  • Downtown Blacksburg – 34th Annual Steppin Out! This is a rain or shine event on Friday August 1st and Saturday August 2nd starting at 10:00 am – 10:00 pm both days. Featuring over 200 artists and crafts people from around the United States. Admission is FREE, go to www.blacksburgsteppinout.com for more information.
  • Blacksburg Farmers Market Every Saturday 10am - 2pm and Wednesdays from 2pm-7pm. Support local farmers with your purchase of fresh fruits and vegetables while enjoying the beautiful outdoors. Located at 100 Draper Road in Blacksburg.
  • Hethwood Market Come out to the Hethwood Market on Monday nights for BBQ, Tuesdays and Wednesdays for take out dinners, and Thursday 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.

Want Some Cash?

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

Extermination Schedule

8/4/14 – 7300 – 8200 Buildings
8/7/14 –
8300 – 9000 Buildings
8/11/14 –
9100 – 10000 Buildings
8/14/14 –
10100 – 10800 Buildings
8/18/14 –
10900 – 11800 Buildings
8/21/14 –
11900 – 12600 Buildings
8/25/14 –
12700 – 13500 Buildings
8/28/14 –
13600 – 14600 Buildings

How is Our Service?

We want to hear about your Foxridge & Hethwood Apartment Homes

Complete a survey at our website. Feedback results are very important to us at Foxridge & Hethwood Apartment Homes. In many cases we make changes in response to your input, and we would like the opportunity to ensure we are continually exceeding your expectations.

Enjoy the Briarwood Sundeck

We are excited to offer an area where you can lounge, relax, catch some rays, or have a picnic. Come out to relax and enjoy the Sundeck even when the pool is closed.

Pool Information

Pool Hours:

Huntsman Pool: 11am-6pm Daily

Briarwood Pool: 12pm-8pm Daily ( w/lap swim M-F 11am-12pm and 6pm-7pm)

Please note: As we wrap up the swimming season, we may be working on an abbreviated schedule (during the weekdays) as staff availability may change due to class schedules or other obligations. Rest assured we will open the pool as much as possible. Please feel free to call the Hethwood office if you have questions at 552-5252. Thanks!

Hatha Yoga Classes

Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:00pm – 7:00pm at the Huntsman Clubhouse. Cost for classes: $5 per class for Hethwood/Foxridge Residents This class is appropriate for a variety of ages and levels.

We are pleased that instructor Nicole Paglialonga will continue with our Hatha Yoga classes here in Hethwood. Kindly show your driver’s license with your Hethwood or Foxridge address and you will get the special class rate of $5. We are excited to have Nicole continue as an instructor for our neighborhood class.

Please remember to bring your own mat and feel free to email Nicole if you are new or have questions at The_Violinist29@hotmail.com or call the Hethwood office at 552-5252.

Enjoy the New Pergola, Grilling Area and Cornhole

We are excited to offer a nice area where you can play some fun games of regulation Cornhole, picnic, or cook out on the grill. The Hethwood Foundation has sets of sturdy Cornhole bags you can purchase for $25. Enjoy! Located off Hunters Mill Road.

Hethwood Yard Sale

On Saturday, August 16th, from 7:00 am – Noon come on out and sell items you don’t need anymore. Maybe you will find a deal on something you need! This yard sale will be held on the lawn area in front of the Hethwood Square Shopping Center.

We will advertise in the Roanoke Times, The Burgs section.

Please call and register at 552-5252 by the 14th. As always, we appreciate Lester Development for allowing us to use the lawn area. We are always careful to follow their policy of “no cars on the grass”.

EDGAR Boxes and Goodwill Pick Up’s

Moving out and have things you no longer need? Now through August 25th, Goodwill will have extra EDGAR boxes that are located on Foxhunt Lane, Blue Ridge Drive and in the parking lot at the Briarwood Pool.

To donate larger items, such as furniture, please call (540) 524-0079 or stop by their truck that will be at Cardinal Court/Blue Ridge Drive from 11am – 4pm on August 3rd.

When you donate to Goodwill you are helping youth, adults, and seniors with disabilities, disadvantages, and those who have lost their job due to company closing or layoff get back to work and gain greater independence. Make a difference….Donate today!

Our Fan Page is for You!

Check out our Facebook Page Hethwood Apartment Homes on August 12th & 25th for awesome events! You don’t want to miss out!

Blacksburg Transit Services

The Blacksburg Transit has announced changes to their services beginning on August 18th. Check out the changes here. Contact the BT staff if you have questions at 540-961-1185.

Hethwood Communities | 750 Hethwood Blvd., 100G Blacksburg, VA 24060

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