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Houndstales March 2015 Newsletter

Welcome Center Office Hours

The Welcome Center will be closed on Thursday, March 12th. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Community Events

  • Senior Citizen St. Patty’s Day Luncheon – Tuesday, March 17th, at the Huntsman Clubhouse. Join the Hethwood Team for a tasty Reuben sandwich lunch. Please RSVP to the Hethwood Foundation (100H) 552-5252 by 5pm on the 13th.
  • Spring Kids Craft – Thursday, March 19th, from 4:30 – 5:30 pm, at the Briarwood Clubhouse. Have fun decorating a pot and planting something you can watch grow! Please RSVP to the Hethwood Foundation at 552-5252 prior to 5 pm on the 13th.
  • Gardening Tips and Tricks – Wednesday, March 25th from 6:30 – 7:30 pm, at the Huntsman Clubhouse. Come explore the fun and beauty of gardening with avid gardener and Virginia Master Naturalist Dorothy Birch. Please register at the Hethwood Foundation (100H) 552-5252 by 5 pm on the 20th.
  • BINGO – Thursday, March 26th from 6 – 7 pm, at the Briarwood Clubhouse. Come play BINGO for your chance to WIN BIG!! Light refreshments will be served while supplies last.
  • Kids Movie Night Friday, March 27th starting at 7 pm at the Briarwood Clubhouse. Come out and watch Alexander & the Terrible, Horrible, NO Good, Very Bad Day, Rated: PG, while enjoying popcorn and Kool Aid while supplies last. Parents please accompany your children.
  • Hatha Yoga Class – Every Tuesday and Thursday come to the Huntsman Clubhouse and enjoy a relaxing Hatha Yoga class from 6 – 7 pm. 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 and feel free to email Nicole Paglialonga if you are new or have questions at The_Violinist29@hotmail.com or call the Hethwood Foundation at 552-5252.
  • Hethwood Market Nights Every Tuesday come out to the Briarwood Clubhouse from 5 – 7 pm, and enjoy a Pulled Pork or Beef BBQ sandwich, chips, and a cookie for $5! Accepting cash and credit cards! No Hethwood Market night on March 10th due to Spring Break.
  • Get Pizza for $5 from Dominos Every Wednesday come out to the Briarwood Clubhouse from 4:30 – 7:30 pm, and enjoy fresh, hot pizza from Dominos! No Dominos on March 11th due to Spring Break.

Community Winners

  • Our Pizza of Choice Dinner 
    Akash Agrawal
  • Hethwood Market Winner 
    Mary Ratliff
  • Congratulations Christina Walker
    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

  • St. Patty’s Day Beer & Wine Tasting Tuesday, March 17th from 5 – 8 pm the Hethwood Market will have many Artisan & local beers & wines available for tastings. Delicious carry out dinners will also be available!
  • Center for the Arts at Virginia Tech’s Individual tickets are now available for the 2015 season performances. From timeless classics and thought-provoking performances to works that bring fresh perspectives, the center’s upcoming performances will be coupled with engaging activities that bring additional opportunities to explore and grow. Tickets for individual performances for the 2015 season can be purchased online, at the Moss Arts Center's box office, noon to 6 p.m. on Monday through Friday, and noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, or by calling 540-231-5300. Subscriptions are also available and offer discounted prices. Student and youth tickets are always $10 per performance, including subscriptions.
  • Hethwood Market Come out to the Hethwood Market on Monday nights for BBQ, Tuesdays and Wednesdays for take out dinners, 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.

Spring Break

Are you going away for Spring Break March 7th - March 15th? Remember the following items to ease your mind while you’re gone:

  • Keep your heat set to at least 60 degrees
  • Turn off your appliances (excluding your refrigerator) and alarm clock
  • Remove trash
  • Lock all doors and windows

Please leave an emergency contact number at the Welcome Center. We hope you have fun and stay safe.

Our Fan Page is for You!

Check out our Facebook Fan Page Hethwood Apartment Homes every Wednesday! Also, be sure to take a look on our Facebook Fan Page on Tuesday, March 17th for a special “lucky” event! You don’t want to miss out!

Complimentary Carpet Cleaning

Complimentary carpet cleaning is currently being offered until the end of March. To qualify you must have lived in your apartment home for six months and have at least three months remaining on your lease.

Please call the Welcome Center at 951-1221 to schedule your carpet cleaning. Space is limited, so reserve your spot TODAY!

**Any appointments not kept by the resident or cancelled within 72 hours of the appointment will be charged a $25 rescheduling fee.**

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!

Renewal Deadline is Approaching!

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

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 the months of May, June, July, or August, your renewal deadline is quickly approaching let the Welcome Center know your renewal intentions at, http://www.foxridgeliving.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.

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.

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.

If you are interested in other local job openings in a variety of fields, www.indeed.com is a great place to start your search. This is the place where many local companies post their job availabilities so this is a good source to utilize on any job hunt.

The Virginia Employment Commission is another great source to finding your perfect career. Their website is located at www.vec.virginia.gov/ and they offer many great services to aid you in your job search. The VEC has a local office in Radford so feel free to stop by the address below and talk about your path to your future.

Virginia Employment Commission
206 3rd Avenue,
Radford, VA 24141

For students, make sure you are utilizing your school’s career services offices to get you on the right path to your dream careers after graduation. The links provided below will direct you to Virginia Tech’s, http://www.career.vt.edu/employer/PostingJobs.html Radford University’s, http://www.radford.edu/content/career-services/home.html, and New River Community College’s, http://www.nr.edu/ca/, career services sites.

Extermination Schedule

3/2/15 – 100 - 900 buildings
3/5/15 – 1000 - 1900 buildings
3/9/15 – 2000 - 2700 buildings
3/12/15 – 2800 - 3600 buildings
3/16/15 – 3700 - 4500 buildings
3/19/15 – 4600 - 5500 buildings
3/23/15 – 5600 - 6300 buildings
3/26/15 – 6400 - 7200 buildings

March Fan Zone

Be sure to get out and show your support for your favorite local teams this month!

VT Baseball
1st @ Noon – vs. Toledo at English Field
3rd @ 5:30 pm – vs. College of Charleston at English Field
4th @ 5:30 pm – vs. College of Charleston at English Field
13th @ 5:30 pm – vs. Virginia at English Field
*ACC home opener/Beat VIRGINIA T-shirt Giveaway*
14th @ 2 pm – vs. Virginia at English Field
*High School Team Day*
15th @ 1 pm – vs. Virginia at English Field
*Family Sunday*
17th @ 5:30 pm – vs. Liberty at English Field
*Team Issued Hat Raffle*
18th @ 5:30 pm – vs. Radford at English Field
20th @ 5:30 pm – vs. Clemson at English Field
*VT Fleece Gloves Giveaway*
21st @ 2 pm – vs. Clemson at English Field
*Boy Scout day/4H Day/10th Inning Autographs*
22nd @ 1 pm – vs. Clemson at English Field
*Family Sunday*
24th @ 5:30 pm – vs. Norfolk State at English Field
25th @ 5:30 pm – vs. East Tennessee State at English Field
31st @ 5:30 pm – vs. VMI at English Field
*Military Appreciation*

VT Softball
3rd @ 4 pm – vs. Tennessee at Tech Softball Park
7th @ Noon – vs. Syracuse (DH) at Tech Softball Park
8th @ 1 pm – vs. Syracuse at Tech Softball Park
21st @ Noon – vs. Florida State (DH) at Tech Softball Park
22nd @ 1 pm – vs. Florida State at Tech Softball Park
25th @ 4 pm – vs. Longwood (DH) at Tech Softball Park

VT Lacrosse
1st @ 1 pm – vs. Gardner-Webb at Thompson Field
21st @ 1 pm – vs. Louisville at Thompson Field
25th @ 4 pm – vs. North Carolina at Thompson Field
29th @ 1 pm – vs. William & Mary at Thompson Field

RU Baseball
1st @ 1 pm – vs. Binghamton at RU Baseball Stadium
4th @ 3:30 pm – vs. George Mason at RU Baseball Stadium
6th @ 4 pm – vs. College of Charleston at RU Baseball Stadium
7th @ 2 pm – vs. College of Charleston at RU Baseball Stadium
8th @ 1 pm – vs. College of Charleston at RU Baseball Stadium
10th @ 4 pm – vs. Youngstown State at RU Baseball Stadium
11th @ 4 pm – vs. Youngstown State at RU Baseball Stadium
13th @ 4 pm – vs. Marist at RU Baseball Stadium
14th @ 2 pm – vs. Marist at RU Baseball Stadium
15th @ 1 pm – vs. Marist at RU Baseball Stadium
20th @ 5 pm – vs. Liberty at RU Baseball Stadium
21st @ 4 pm – vs. Liberty at RU Baseball Stadium
22nd @ 2 pm – vs. Liberty at RU Baseball Stadium
24th @ 6 pm – vs. East Tennessee State at RU Baseball Stadium
31st @ 6 pm – vs. William & Mary at RU Baseball Stadium

RU Softball
14th @ 1 pm/3pm – vs. Campbell (DH) at RU Softball Stadium
15th @ 1 pm – vs. Campbell at RU Softball Stadium
28th @ 1 pm/3 pm – vs. Charleston Southern (DH) at RU Softball Stadium
29th @ 1 pm – vs. Charleston Southern at RU Softball Stadium

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.

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

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