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Houndstales July 2017 Newsletter

Community Events

  • Fourth of July Splash & Bash Join us for a fun packed Independence Day Celebration on Tuesday, July 4th at the Huntsman Pool. There will be a cookout beginning at noon & games (end @ 4 pm). Enjoy free hot dogs & chips while they last!! $1 snow cones & other cool treats & concessions offered by Hethwood Market - (there till 3pm). Only 50¢ for drinks. We will have a variety of fun games Big & Little Splash Contest! Please note, the Huntsman & Briarwood pools will be closing at 6 pm on July 4th, so that our aquatics team can spend with friends & family. Due to the added treats, discount guest passes will not be accepted on July 4th. Guest fees will be $5.
  • Yoqua!Wednesdays from 6 – 7 pm in the Huntsman Pool. Beginning July 12th Join Ellen Goldlust for pool yoga classes appropriate for all age & fitness levels. Low-impact yet challenging workout that provides the additional benefits of a focus on connecting to the breath & letting go of stress. $5 per class paid to instructor at class. Questions? Email Ellen at edgoldlust@gmail.com or contact the Hethwood Foundation office at 552-5252 for details. Rain date will be Thursdays.
  • Ice Cream by the Pool Saturday, July 8th at 2 pm. The Hethwood Market will be at the Briarwood Pool serving up some delicious hand dipped ice cream. Flavors will depend on availability…..….while supplies last! Photo ID/Pool Pin required for entry to pool area/regular guest fees apply.
  • Hethwood Market’s Fantastic BBQ Friday, July 14th at 6 pm Huntsman Pool. Come and enjoy pool side dinners while supplies last. The first 30 meals will be free, but are first come first served!
  • Movie by the Pool Friday July 21st starting at 8:30 pm at the Briarwood Pool. Movie: The Little Mermaid. Rated: PG. Come join in a fun evening! Photo ID/Pool Pin required for entry to pool area/regular guest fees apply.
  • Senior Citizen Taco Salad Luncheon Thursday July 27th from Noon - 1 pm in the Briarwood Clubhouse. Join us for a tasty Taco Salad luncheon! Please register by calling the Hethwood Foundation by Friday July 24th at (540) 552-5252.
  • Popsicles by the Huntsman Pool Friday July 28th starting at 6 pm. Cool down with a refreshing popsicle…While supplies last! Photo ID/Pool Pin required for entry to pool area/regular guest fees apply.
  • Hatha Yoga Mondays from 6 – 7 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.
  • 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!
  • Goodwill Donations If you're moving out of your apartment home, please consider donating any lightly used items. We have several EDGAR boxes set-up throughout the community that allow donation access 24/7. Help people in your community get back to work!

Out and About in Blacksburg Events

  • Blacksburg Boxing and Fitness – Offering student discounts, monthly memberships (with $0 start up and $0 cancellation fees) with some pretty awesome SUMMER SPECIALS if you are sticking around this summer and looking for something new and fun to try! For more information visit their website at www.blacksburgboxingandfitness.com or call them at 540-315-3231!
  • United Way – United Way of Montgomery, Radford and Floyd would like to ask for your support of our Stuff the Bus Program! Back to school preparation can be a heavy financial burden to many families in our community who are already struggling. The United Way’s Stuff the Bus Program is a month long school supplies drive in our NRV community to raise resources needed to insure local children in need are equipped with the proper materials to succeed at school. The main Stuff the Bus event will be hosted July 29th at Wal-Mart in Christiansburg where you will have the opportunity to “Stuff” an actual school bus from 9 am – 7 pm. The Foxridge & Hethwood Welcome Center will also be a drop off location for our residents during the month of July! Thank You for your support and helping our community LIVE UNITED!
  • 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 $1 off!
  • TOTS –  FREE Side Item! Get an extra FREE side item with your DINE- IN order. Not valid with any other offers or coupons. Expires 7/31/2017.
  • The Trea$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.

Dog Reminder

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.

Extermination Schedule

Monday, July 3   100 – 900
Thursday, July 6   1000 – 1900
Monday, July 10   2000 – 2700
Thursday, July 13   2800 – 3600
Monday, July 17   3700 – 4500
Thursday, July 20   4600 – 5500
Monday, July 24   5600 – 6300
Thursday, July 27   6400 – 7200

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!!

Community Winners

  • Domino’s Pizza Winner
    Elizabeth Knick
  • Hethwood Market Winner 
    Josh Oliver
  • Congratulations Valerie Breslow,
    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!

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.

VT Student Calling Center is Now Hiring! Serve as an ambassador to Virginia Tech by calling constituents (alumni, parents, and friends of VT). Starting pay: $10/hr. Build your resume: Strong public relations, fundraising, marketing, and communication skills. Network with alumni in varying professions across the United States. Work in a fun and positive environment. Ideal work hours- shifts are from 2-5:30 p.m. and 5:45-9:15 p.m. on Sundays, and from 5:45-9:15 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. To apply: visit jobs.vt.edu and search “Student Caller”.

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.

Fitness Center Hours

The Fitness Center will be closed on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 in observance of the Holiday. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Enjoy the 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 office has sets of sturdy Cornhole bags you can purchase for $25.

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!

Pool Information

Pool Hours

Huntsman Pool: Monday – Thursday 11 am – 6 pm. Friday – Sunday 11 am – 8 pm w/Lap Swim Monday – Thursday from 6 – 7 pm.

Briarwood Pool: Monday – Saturday 11 am – 9 pm and Sundays 11 am – 8 pm.

Both pools will be closing at 6 pm on Wednesday June 28th for a lifeguard in-service training.

*Please remember that the above listed dates are subject to change depending on lifeguard availability and the weather.*

PHOTO ID'S ARE REQUIRED WHEN ENTERING THE POOL FOR ALL POOL PATRONS 16 YEARS OF AGE AND ABOVE. Exception - any adult with no Photo ID at all, may get a pool pin. A picture ID can be obtained from the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles for a nominal cost.

Pool Pin Registration is needed for persons under 16 years of age without a picture ID, a parent or legal guardian must register for the pins. After seasonal Pool Pin Registration, pins will be available at each pool when the pools are open. New pins are issued annually; a replacement pin is $2.00 and is non-refundable. Pool pins must be worn on the bathing suit when at the pool.

For all swimming pool policies and information please go to, http://www.hethwoodfoundation.com/pool.htm.

Swimming Lessons

Join us for swim lessons at the Huntsman pool. Please register in advance by paying for the class and signing a waiver in the Hethwood Foundation office - 100H. Level 1, 2 and 3 instruction will be held at the Huntsman Pool Mon. – Thur. July 10—July 20 from 11 - 11:45 am. $25 per resident and $35 per non-resident. Please register by Thursday, July 6th to give us adequate time to prepare our lessons. Private lessons are available on a limited basis. Please contact the Hethwood Foundation office for more details.

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