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Houndstales May 2018 Newsletter

Community Events

  • Get Pizza for $5 from Dominos Thursday, May 3rd from 4:30 – 6:30 pm at the Welcome Center. Enjoy fresh, hot pizza from Dominos! *The first 75 residents that stop by the Welcome Center will get dinner for FREE on Foxridge! (While supplies last)
  • Exam Study Break Take a well-deserved break from exams on Sunday, May 6th at the Huntsman Clubhouse. Enjoy pizza, snacks and drinks from 8 to 9 pm (while supplies last). Congrats to our graduating seniors!!!
  • Afternoon Snack Tuesday, May 15th stop by the Welcome Center, starting at 2:30 pm (while supplies last), to pick up an afternoon pick me up/snack!
  • 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.
  • Kids Movie Night Friday, May 25th starting at 7 pm in the Huntsman Clubhouse. Movie: LEAP! Rated: PG. We’ll enjoy popcorn and drinks while supplies last! Parents/Guardians please accompany children.
  • 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!

Fitness & Welcome Center Hours

The Welcome Center will be closed on Tuesday May 1, 2018 for a short period of time. The Welcome Center will also be closed on Monday May 28, 2018 in observance of Memorial Day. Please place any correspondence in the drop box. If you have an emergency, please call 540-951-1223. We apologize for any inconvenience.

The Fitness Center will be closed on Monday May 28, 2018 in observance of Memorial Day. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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! On May 10th we will play some trivia about one of our team members. Be sure to come back on May 22nd for another great give away!

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.

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!

Extermination Schedule

Thursday, May 3     100 - 900
Monday, May 7   1000 - 1900
Thursday, May 10   2000 - 2700
Monday, May 14   2800 - 3600
Thursday, May 17   3700 - 4500
Monday, May 21   4600 5500
Thursday, May 24   5600 6300
Tuesday, May 29   6400 7200

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”.

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.

Community Winners

  • Domino’s Pizza Winner
    Habsatou Konate
  • Hethwood Market Winner 
    Parker Brogan
  • Congratulations Ashok Kumar,
    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

  • Don’t throw before you go! –  True North Title & United Way of the NRV are asking for your help beginning May 1st – May 15th. Before you leave Blacksburg, please donate, rather than throw away your food! Our food banks need food to feed area residents and anything you have is appreciated! Where to drop off your Non-Perishable Food items: True North Title (200 Country Club Dr.), Union Bank & Trust (601 N. Main St.) or at the Welcome Center!
  • 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 $1 off!
  • TOTS – FREE Side Item! Get an extra FREE side item with your DINE- IN order. Not valid with any other offers or coupons. Expires 5/31/2018.
  • The Trea$ure Trove – A Nonprofit Thrift Store has its 2nd location now open! 3055 North Franklin Street, Christiansburg – Across from Corning. Store Hours are Wednesday from Noon – 6 pm and Thursday – Saturday from 10 am – 4 pm. 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.

Pool Information

Pool Pin Registration:

Wednesday and Thursday, May 16th & 17th from 5:45 - 7:45 pm at the Huntsman Clubhouse.

  1. Persons 16 years or younger that do not have a picture ID or Drivers License. One adult per household should come by, fill out registration forms and pick up the children’s pool pins. Initial pins are free; however, replacement for lost pool pins will cost $2.00, which is nonrefundable. Children will be required to wear pins at all times while using our aquatic facilities.
  2. Adults that do not have a picture ID. Please note that a picture ID may be obtained from the VA DMV. A list of residents will be kept at the pool gate. Adults over 16 years are required to show ID to enter the pool.
  3. Residents may also obtain a pool pin at both pools during normal hours if they are not able to attend the pool pin registration night.

Pool Hours (Starting 5/26):

Huntsman Pool: Monday 10 am – 8 pm, Tuesday Noon – 6 pm, Wednesday through Saturday 10 am – 8 pm and Sunday Noon – 8 pm.

Pre Season Hours:

Depending on lifeguard availability and weather permitting, we anticipate opening the Huntsman Pool for the weekend of May 19th from 10 am – 8 pm, May 20th from Noon – 8 pm and May 25th from 1 – 8 pm.

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

*Please note: As we start the swimming season, we may be working on an abbreviated schedule (during the weekdays) until all of our lifeguards are out of college and high school. Rest assured we will open the pool as much as possible. Please feel free to call the Hethwood office if you have questions @ 552-5252. Thanks!*

For all swimming pool policies and information, including Swim lessons information please go, here.

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