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Houndstales October 2015 Newsletter

Resident Appreciation Month

We appreciate you! October is Resident Appreciation Month at Foxridge! We have a month full of events designed to show our appreciation for YOU, our residents! Thank you for residing in our community. We hope to see you at our next event!


Community Events

  • Tailgate/Radio ShowThursday, October 1st, from 5 – 7 pm at the Briarwood Clubhouse. Stop by for free food and your chance to WIN VT Football Tickets! DreZ from 105.3 The Bear will be there! While supplies last.
  • Breakfast at the 4-Way Stop Friday, October 2nd, starting at 8 am, stop by the intersection of Heather Drive and Tall Oaks to pick up breakfast, while supplies last.
  • Tailgate/Radio Show Thursday, October 8th, from 3:30 – 5:30 pm at the Briarwood Clubhouse. Stop by for free food and your chance to WIN VT Football Tickets! DreZ from 105.3 The Bear will be there! While supplies last.
  • Kids Movie Night Friday, October 9th, starting at 7 pm at the Briarwood Clubhouse. Come out and watch Cinderella, Rated: PG, while enjoying popcorn and Kool Aid for FREE while supplies last. Parents/Guardian please accompany children.
  • Resident Appreciation BINGOThursday, October 15, 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.
  • Carry Out DinnerFriday, October 16th, starting at 5pm at the Briarwood. Stop by for dinner, while supplies last!
  • Sunday Night Football October 18th, starting at 8:30 pm at the Briarwood Clubhouse. Stop by and watch the Colts take on the Patriots. Enjoy snacks, pizza and sodas while supplies last!
  • Tailgate/Radio Show Thursday, October 22nd, from 5 – 7 pm at the Briarwood Clubhouse. Stop by for free food and your chance to WIN VT Football Tickets! DreZ from 105.3 The Bear will be there! While supplies last.
  • DMV 2 Go Thursday, October 27, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm in the Briarwood Clubhouse Parking Lot. We will have DMV’s wireless office on wheels to assist you with many things; applying for a new ID card, your driver’s license, updating your address, and many more options!
  • Senior Citizen Fall Harvest Luncheon Thursday, October 22nd Noon – 1 pm at the Huntsman Clubhouse. Join the Hethwood team for a delicious fall themed lunch and desserts! Please RSVP by 10/19 to the Hethwood Foundation at 552-5252.
  • Hethwood Halloween Haunt– Thursday, October 29th, from 6 – 7 pm at the Briarwood Clubhouse. Wear your costume and join in the fun and games! Parents, please accompany your children.
  • 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! *Other sandwiches may be offered*
  • Hatha Yoga Class– Every Monday & Wednesday from 7 – 8 pm; every other Tuesday (Oct. 6 & 20) come to the Huntsman Clubhouse and enjoy a relaxing Hatha Yoga class from 6 – 7 pm w/new instructor Kacy McAllister. 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.
  • 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!
  • Pet Photo Contest Calling all furry residents! Show off your pet’s good looks and submit your photos to info@foxridgeliving.com. Include your name, pet name and apartment number for your chance to win a prize. Pictures should be submitted starting on October 5th – October 11th. The winner will be chosen based on the most Foxridge Apartment Homes Facebook Fan Page votes starting October 13th – October 18th. The winner will also be announced on our Facebook Fan Page!

Community Winners

  • Our Pizza of Choice Dinner 
    Connor Brogan
  • Hethwood Market Winner 
    Betzabeth Jimenez
  • Congratulations Peter Price
    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


  • Hethwood MarketCome 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.
  • The Montgomery County Christmas Store  Is having an “Undies Drive” to collect new underwear in all sizes for children and teens (2T-XL Teens). The goal is to provide 5 pairs of undies for children that qualify to shop at the Christmas Store in December. To meet this goal we need to collect 10,000 pairs of underwear for boys and girls! “Drop your Drawers” off at The Welcome Center during the month of October or at The Montgomery County Christmas Store. VT Community Happenings
  • University Bookstore Homecoming 5k October 25, 2015. The Homecoming 5k race is held each year as part of the homecoming festivities on and around the Virginia Tech Campus! This event also honors Officer Deriek Crouse who was killed in the line of duty in December 2011. Be a part of the tradition and sign up for the 5k race or 1.52-mile fun run! Visit recsports.vt.edu to register.

    Are you a VT student, faculty or staff? Check this out:

  • Party in Pink October 14, 2015 at 5:30 pm in McComas Hall. Join Virginia Tech Recreational Sports and Zeta Tau Alpha in raising breast cancer awareness by moving, sweating and dancing! Visit recsports.vt.edu for details.

Community Construction

The gas utility company, Atmos, is working throughout our Foxridge & Hethwood Community on a necessary upgrade to the gas lines. Thank you for your patience and pardon the mess while they complete their work.


Extermination Schedule

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


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.


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.**


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 Briarwood Sundeck

We are excited to offer an area where you can lounge, relax, catch some rays, or have a picnic. Come out to relax and enjoy the sundeck even when the pool is closed.


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!


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. Enjoy! Located off Hunters Mill Road.


Our Fan Page is for You!

Check out our Facebook Fan Page Hethwood Apartment Homes every Wednesday! You don’t want to miss out! Be sure to check it out on October 30th for some SPOOKY fun!!!


Renewal Notices

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

Thank you for your residency in the Hethwood Community! If your lease ends during the months of May, June, July, or August, your renewal deadline is quickly approaching so be on the lookout for your renewal notice. A fully signed renewal lease is due 120 days before your lease expires! Please contact the Welcome Center by phone, email, online at http://www.hethwoodliving.com/renewal-intention.html or stop by during office hours if you have any questions regarding your apartment home or lease options.


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!


Tennis Clinics for Kids at Hethwood

Every Tuesday and Thursday at the Huntsman Courts/Sheffield Drive with Coach Susan Cox! Beginners 4 – 5 pm and Intermediate 5 – 6 pm. Players will be placed in the appropriate level at the first clinic. Equipment needed: appropriate tennis shoes, lots to drink in a non-breakable container, tennis racquet and signed registration form. Cost is $10 per clinic; for more information and a down loadable brochure email susan10s@yahoo.com.


Weed Control & Fertilization

Tru-Green will be coming to complete fall weed control & fertilization of the common areas. Please watch for the Tru-Green warning flags to stay off the grass. All chemicals used are EPA approved and, as always, MSDS information sheets will be available in the Hethwood Foundation office.


Welcome Center

The Welcome Center will be closed on Sundays during the month of October. 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 open for regular hours.

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

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