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Houndstales November 2017 Newsletter

Community Events

  • Creative Card Making Thursday, November 9, from 7 – 9 pm at the Briarwood Clubhouse. Learn to make your own greeting cards. No talent is required. All materials and supplies are provided along with instruction in this hands on class. Each participant will create cards and envelopes…maybe in time for a holiday or special occasion. The cost is $5. Register and pay by 11/7/17 at the Hethwood Foundation. Minimum of 4 persons & max of 10.
  • Sunday Night Football Join us November 12, starting at 8:30 pm at the Briarwood Clubhouse. Watch the Patriots take on the Broncos! Cheer for your favorite team and enjoy snacks, pizza and sodas – while supplies last!
  • Tailgate/Radio Show Tuesday, November 14, from 5 – 7 pm at the Briarwood Clubhouse. Stop by for free food and your chance to WIN VT Football Tickets with 105.3 The Bear! While supplies last.
  • Senior Citizen Luncheon Thursday, November 16, from Noon – 1 pm in the Briarwood Clubhouse. Join us for a delicious luncheon with turkey, sides and dessert. Please register by calling the Hethwood Foundation by November 8th at (540) 552-5252.
  • Kids Movie Night Friday, November 17th, starting at 7 pm in the Briarwood Clubhouse. Movie is: The Nightmare Before Christmas, Rated: PG. Come and join in on a fun evening! We will enjoy popcorn & drinks – while supplies last. Parents/Guardians please accompany children.
  • BINGO Tuesday, November 28, from 6 – 7 pm at the Briarwood Clubhouse. Come play BINGO for your chance to WIN BIG! Grand Prize is $50! Light refreshments will be served while supplies last. Bring $1 for an extra BINGO card, proceeds will benefit the Special Holiday Gift campaign!
  • Save the Date! Pictures with Santa Thursday, December 7th, from 5:30 – 8 pm at the Briarwood Clubhouse. Bring your camera for a photo op with Santa! Free!!
  • Save the Date! Pet Pictures with Santa Tuesday, December 12th, from 6 – 7 pm at the Briarwood Clubhouse. Bring your camera and your special furry friend for a photo op with Santa! Free!!
  • 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! No Dominos Night on Wednesday November 22, 2017.
  • 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!

Out and About in Blacksburg Events


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! Look on the Fan Page, November 30th to play some trivia about one of our team members!


Complimentary Carpet Cleaning

Complimentary carpet cleaning will be offered in October 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 home? Refer a friend to Hethwood and we will give you $50! Contact the Welcome Center for details!

Renewal Notice

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 in February, March or April your deadline is quickly approaching. A fully signed renewal lease is due 120 days prior to your lease end date! Please contact the Welcome Center by phone, email, online at http://www.hethwoodliving.com/renewalintention.html or stop by during office hours if you have questions regarding your apartment home or lease options.


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!


Community Winners

  • Domino’s Pizza Winner
    Will Shaffer
  • Hethwood Market Winner 
    Lauren Wallace
  • Congratulations Caitlin Fanning,
    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. 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.


Welcome Center

The Welcome Center will be closed on Wednesday, November 8 from 11:45 am – 1:15 pm as well as Thursday, November 23 – Sunday, November 26. Please place any correspondence in the drop box. If you have an emergency, please call 540-951-1223. The Fitness Center will be closed Thursday, November 23 – Sunday, November 26. We apologize for any inconvenience.


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.


Safety Tips

As darkness comes earlier in the evenings it is important to remember a few key pedestrian safety tips.

  • When possible use sidewalks or trails and do not walk in the roadways. Always use crosswalks when available.
  • If a sidewalk, trail or crosswalk is not available walk in the roadway closest to the curb and look both ways before crossing the street.
  • If it is necessary to walk in roadways, walk facing oncoming traffic.
  • If walking after dusk wear light colored clothing or a reflective vest to be more visible to motorists.
  • Put down your cell phones and avoid wearing your headphones if it is necessary to walk in the roadway. Using these can distract you from what is going on around you.

Heat Reminder

As the weather gets colder please ensure that the thermostats are set at a minimum temperature of 60 degrees. This minimum temperature must be maintained to prevent pipes from freezing and causing damage to your apartment as well as other apartments in the building.


Special Holiday Gift Campaign

You can help make the holidays better for your neighbors. For 28 years Foxridge residents, staff, and independent contractors have been helping those less fortunate with a program called “A Special Holiday Gift”. 

We are accepting donations and will continue to through December 1st. We welcome and encourage everyone to contribute. Any amount is appreciated. Our goal this year is $1,728. Please bring donations to the Welcome Center 100% of donations will benefit the following organizations: Women’s Resource Center, Montgomery County Christmas Store, NRV Senior Services, The Montgomery County Humane Society, and The Angel Tree. Thank you in advance for all your support!

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