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Houndstales June 2017 Newsletter

Community Events

  • Movie by the Pool Saturday June 3rd starting at 8:30 pm at the Briarwood Pool. Movie: Finding Dory. Come join in a fun evening! Photo ID/Pool Pin required for entry to pool area/regular guest fees apply.
  • Hot Dogs by the PoolFriday June 9th starting at 6 pm at the Huntsman Pool. The Hethwood Market is providing free hot dogs…While supplies last. Photo ID/Pool Pin required for entry to pool area/regular guest fees apply.
  • Popsicles by the Pool Saturday June 17th starting at 2 pm at the Briarwood Pool. Cool down with a refreshing popsicle…While supplies last! Photo ID/Pool Pin required for entry to pool area/regular guest fees apply.
  • Senior Citizen BBQ Sandwich Luncheon Thursday June 22nd from Noon - 1 pm in the Briarwood Clubhouse. Join us for a delish BBQ sandwich luncheon! Please register by calling the Hethwood Foundation by Friday June 16th at (540) 552-5252.
  • June Yard Sale Saturday, June 24th 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 by 6/22/17. We appreciate Lester Development letting us use the lawn area. We are always careful not to park on the grass. Rain cancels.
  • 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. Look for details for Pool Yoqua (Pool Yoga) starting in July!
  • 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!
  • Save the Date for the Fourth of July Splash & Bash, Tuesday, July 4th!

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 Drive-Thru Breakfast – Save the Date Friday, June 9th from 6:30 – 9:30 am at the Hampton Inn in Christiansburg (380 Arbor Dr.)! For a $10 donation, you can pick up a full, delicious breakfast bag stuffed with a hot breakfast biscuit, a fresh baked good from a variety of local bakeries, fruit, a freshly brewed Starbucks coffee, and a copy of The News Messenger.
    With each $10 contribution a donor makes to purchase a breakfast bag, 100% of that contribution will go directly to United Way's work, providing for critical human and health needs in our community! Come on out to this fun event!
  • 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 $1 off!
  • Summer Solstice –  The 10th Annual Summer Solstice Fest is scheduled to take place Saturday June 17 and is a rain or shine event! As always the festival is free and open to all. Downtown Blacksburg businesses are planning a schedule of exciting activities leading up to the event starting June 8- details of 10 Days of Summer Solstice Fest will be released soon so be sure to watch this space! Fun filled free family activities will include the ever popular Alberti's Fleas Circus, Water Wars, moon bounces, doggie costume contest and new this year….Circus Stella- a traditional family circus which features performing rescued dogs and amazing human feats like trapeze, aerial silk, rope-walking, and acrobatics.
    To mark the 10th anniversary of the event we are bringing back some of the favorite bands from past festivals in addition to a few new faces to our stage. The PanJammers will kick off the music on the stage leading a fun-filled line up including the J-Stout Trio, The Kind, Secondhand Jones performing a Beatles tribute, Badunkafunk, with HopeHop reuniting for this event to finish off the night! Please walk, bike, bus or ride share to our festival.
  • TOTS –  FREE Side Item! Get an extra FREE side item with your DINE- IN order. Not valid with any other offers or coupons. Expires 6/30/2017.
  • The Trea$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.

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

Thursday, June 1   7300 – 8200
Monday, June 5   8300 – 9000
Thursday, June 8   9100 – 10000
Monday, June 12   10100 – 10800
Thursday, June 15   10900 – 11800
Monday, June 19   11900 – 12600
Thursday, June 22   12700 – 13500
Monday, June 26   13600 – 14600

Community Winners

  • Domino’s Pizza Winner
    Morgan Vandergiessen
  • Hethwood Market Winner 
    Vincent Kessinger
  • Congratulations Casey Miller,
    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.

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.

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 lessons at the Huntsman pool! Cost per session $25 for Hethwood residents & $35 for non- residents. Mon through Thurs June 19th - 29th from 11 - 11:45 am Levels 1, 2, & 3. Please register in advance by paying for the class (check or exact cash) and signing activity waiver by Thursday, June 15th.

Due to extra fees, debit/credit cards are not accepted. You can register at the Hethwood Foundation office. Any make up classes will be scheduled by the instructor the following week. (Sorry no refunds, as we must pay instructors from class money.) Private swimming lessons ($30 per hour) are available on a limited basis as lifeguard availability permits. Please contact the Hethwood Foundation office for information (540) 552-5252.

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 June 29 for a chance to show off your photography skills!

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