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Houndstales September 2015 Newsletter

Welcome Center

The Welcome Center will be closed on Monday, September 7, 2015. The Welcome Center will be closed on Sundays during the month of September. 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.

Community Events

  • Tailgate/Radio ShowThursday, September 3rd, 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.
  • Popsicles at the Pool! Monday, September 7th, 2 – 4 pm at the Huntsman Pool. Please note the Huntsman Pool is only open from Noon – 6 pm. The Briarwood Pool is closed on 9/7/15. Come on out and enjoy the refreshing water while you can! Enjoy a popsicle – while supplies last!
  • Kiddie Craft – Just in time for Grandparents Day! Thursday, September 10th from 4 – 5 pm at the Huntsman Clubhouse. Please bring a small photo 3 x 5 or smaller to frame and decorate! Please register by 9/8 to the Hethwood Foundation at 552-5252. Parents/Guardian please accompany children.
  • Tailgate/Radio Show Thursday, September 10th, 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.
  • Kids Movie Night Friday, September 11th, starting at 7 pm at the Briarwood Clubhouse. Come out and watch Home, Rated: PG, while enjoying popcorn and Kool Aid for FREE while supplies last. Parents/Guardian please accompany children.
  • DMV 2 Go Thursday, September 17th, 9 am – 4 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 BBQ Sandwich Luncheon Thursday, September 17th Noon – 1 pm at the Huntsman Clubhouse. Join the Hethwood team for a pulled chicken or pork BBQ sandwich from the Hethwood Market plus some tasty sides and desserts! Please RSVP by 9/14 to the Hethwood Foundation at 552-5252.
  • Hethwood Yard Sale Saturday, September 19th from 7 am – Noon. Yard sale will be held on the lawn area in front of Food Lion (close to Hethwood Blvd) Please call and register at the Hethwood Foundation, 552-5252 by the 17th to secure your spot. We appreciate Lester Development for allowing us to use the lawn area. We are careful to follow their policy of NO CARS ON THE GRASS. Come on out and get some great stuff at great prices!
  • Sunday Night Football September 20th, starting at 8:30 pm at the Briarwood Clubhouse. Stop by and watch the Seahawks take on the Packers. Enjoy snacks, pizza and sodas while supplies last!
  • Welcome Back BINGO – Thursday, September 24, from 6 – 7pm 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.
  • 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!
  • Hatha Yoga Class – Every Tuesday come to the Huntsman Clubhouse and enjoy a relaxing Hatha Yoga class from 6 – 7 pm. Also available every Monday & Wednesday from 7 – 8 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.
  • 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!

Community Winners

  • Our Pizza of Choice Dinner 
    Michael Hoagn
  • Hethwood Market Winner 
    Rebecca Nizamuddin
  • Congratulations Samantha Talley
    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

  • 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.

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

9/3/15 Buildings 100 – 900
9/8/15 Buildings 1000 - 1900
9/10/15 Buildings 2000 - 2700
9/14/15 Buildings 2800 - 3600
9/17/15 Buildings 3700 - 4500
9/21/15 Buildings 4600 -5500
9/24/15 Buildings 5600 – 6300
9/28/15 Buildings 6400 – 7200

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! 

Free Classes for the VT Community

Are you a VT student, faculty or staff? Did you know you can check out these classes for free?

Ladies Night in the Weight Room - September 16, 2015, 5 – 7 pm in McComas Hall Training Weight Room. VT Rec Sports is offering all female students, faculty and staff a free opportunity to experience the weight room in a comfortable, educational, and open setting. Female personal trainers will be available to answer any exercise questions, guide you through workouts, and offer support. Learn about the benefits of weight lifting and how to love your body. Stop by anytime during this two-hour event. This event is free and open to the VT Community.

BODYPUMP™ - Men Only! - September 16, 2015, Starting at 5:15 pm in McComas Hall Studio A. This free BODYPUMP™ class is led by men and for men only! BODYPUMP™ is a barbell workout that strengthens the entire body through multiple reps and energizing music. It will challenge all major muscle groups and improve muscle strength and endurance. Grab a friend and head to this free workout, it's PUMP DAY! This event is free and open to the VT Community.

Pool Information

The last day the pools will be open for the 2015 season is Friday, September 11th.

Pool Hours:

Huntsman Pool: 4 – 8 pm Weekdays &11 am – 6 pm Weekends.
Briarwood Pool: Noon – 8 pm Daily (w/lap swim M-F 11 am - Noon and 6 – 7 pm)
Friday September 4 the Briarwood Pool will be open Noon to 8 pm. The Huntsman Pool will be closed. Monday, September 7, the Huntsman will be open from Noon – 6 pm and the Briarwood Pool will be closed.

*Please note: Hours are weather permitting. As we wrap up the swimming season, we may be working on an abbreviated schedule (during the weekdays) while our lifeguards return to 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!*

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!

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

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