Foxtales June 2013 Newsletter

How is Our Service?

We want to hear about your Foxridge & Hethwood Apartment Homes experience!

Complete a survey at our website by June 15, 2013 so that you can be entered into our drawing! 

Feedback results are very important to us at Foxridge & Hethwood Apartment Homes; in many cases we make changes in response to your input, and we would like to opportunity to ensure we are continually exceeding your expectations.


Moving receptacles, PODS, trailers, etc. must be approved by management if they will be stored on the property for more than 24hrs. 

Please contact the Welcome Center to request approval and discuss appropriate location for the moving receptacle.

Goodwill Donation Pick-Ups

Mark you calendars! Goodwill will be set up on the property on June 8th and 22nd to accept donations. The truck will be parked on Tall Oaks Drive in the Blue Ridge Drive/Cardinal Court area from 11am – 4pm. 

In the event that you would like to donate large items (sofa, tables, dressers, etc.) and you are unable to deliver it to the drop site, a Goodwill employee will pick up the items at the apartment. 

Please contact the Goodwill directly at 540-524-0079. They will try their best to accommodate all pick ups.

Vacating Tips

Before you vacate, be sure to provide the Welcome Center with your forwarding address. 

  • Use the Standard Vacating Checklist to have a cleaning guide and a basis for any potential charges.
  • Vacuum and steam clean your carpets.
  • Change your address with USPS, your credit card, magazine and utility companies.
  • Double check your apartment to be sure that no items are left behind. Items left in the apartment will be stored for 10 days at a minimum storage fee of $35.
  • If you have rented equipment from Comcast, do not forget to return all equipment to their office at the end of your service term. For questions please call 1-866-Comcast or visit their office on South Main Street.

Swim Gym

Re-energize your fitness resolutions, improve your swimming strokes, lose weight, get fit, and meet new friends… all in a fun & supportive environment. 

20 minutes dry land & 20 minutes swimming. Instructor: Julie Knopp NASM certified personal trainer. Enjoy evening classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:00pm – 7:00pm at the Briarwood Clubhouse. 

Register and pay at the Hethwood Foundation by June 7th. The cost is $35. Dates: June 11th, 13th, 18th, 20th, 25th, and 27th, July 2nd and 5th (instead if the 4th).

Pool Schedule

The Briarwood and Huntsman pools are open for regular pool season hours.

Briarwood: 11:00am – 6:00pm with lap swim Monday-Thursday from 6:00pm – 7:00pm.

Huntsman: 12:00pm – 8:00pm.

*Dependent on lifeguard availability and weather permitting.

Pool Guest Policy

Guests must be accompanied by a resident. The guest pass fee is $4.00 and can be paid at the pool.  

Each resident may have 3 guests per day and are responsible for their guests conduct. 

For out of town discount guest pool passes or pool parties please contact the Hethwood Foundation at 540-552-5252.

Community Winners

  • Our Pizza of Choice Dinner 
    Kate Howell
  • Hethwood Market Winner 
    Subas Malla
  • Congratulations Youngteck Kim
    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.

Community Events

  • Get Pizza for $5 from Dominos 
    Every Wednesday come out to the Briarwood Clubhouse from 4:30pm – 7:30pm and enjoy fresh and hot pizza from Dominos!
  • Movie at the Pool – Saturday, June 8th at 8pm come out to the Briarwood Sundeck and watch the movie "UP" with your friends. All pool policies apply and rain will cancel.
  • Ice Cream Social – Tuesday, June 11th at 6:30pm come out to the Huntsman Pool and meet the new aquatic staff. Enjoy various ice cream creations! Rain cancels.
  • Late Night Swim – Saturday, June 29th from 7:00pm – 9:00pm come enjoy the Briarwood pool under the night lights.

Out and About in Blacksburg Events

  • Saturday, June 1st at 10am
    National Trails Day Bike Ride. Alongside Chief Park Ranger Matt Wright and Mike Barn Owner Johnny Garrett embark on a 5 mile tour that will meander through each campground, cabin area, and over rolling terrain encompassing multiple trails. Not recommended for kids under 10.  Call 540-643-2500 or contact Please wear your helmet.
  • Saturday, June 1st at 12pm – 5th Annual Wine Festival at Virginia Tech. The festival located at the Holtzman Alumni Center will feature wineries from around the region, with great food and other beverage concessions. There will be specialty items from local vendors and music. Tickets can be purchased in advance for $20 at Kroger and the Vintage Cellar. Tickets will be $25 day of the event and $5 for non tasters.
  • Friday, June 21st from 4pm-9pm and Saturday, June 22nd from 1pm-12am – Summer Solstice at Downtown Blacksburg. The event will feature live music, dog parade, Treasure Island, Beer Garden, giant sand beach, Downtown Sundown 5K Run, Wing Eating Contest, and much, much more! Visit
  • Saturday, June 22nd at 8pm – 
    Cinema on the Lawn. Enjoy watching Charlie St. Cloud on the lawn of Chateau Morrisette. Cost is $5 and there will be food and wine available for purchase.  Visit for more information.

Extermination Schedule

Monday, June 3
7300, 7400, 7500, 7600, 7700,
7800, 7900, 8000, 8100, 8200
Thursday, June 6
8300, 8400, 8500, 8600, 8700,
8800, 8900, 9000
Monday, June 10
9100, 9200, 9300, 9400, 9500,
9600, 9700, 9800, 9900, 10000
Thursday, June 13
10100, 10200, 10300, 10400,
10500, 10600, 10700, 10800
Monday, June 17
10900, 11000, 11100, 11200,
11300, 11400, 11500, 11600,
11700, 11800
Thursday, June 20
11900, 12000, 12100, 12200,
12300, 12400, 12500, 12600
Monday, June 24
12700, 12800, 12900, 13000,
13100, 13200, 13300, 13400,
Thursday, June 27
13600, 13700, 14000, 14100,
14200, 14300, 14400, 14500,


Effective May 2013 newsletters will no longer be delivered. We will now send them to the email address on file at the office. If you need to update your email address please contact or visit the Welcome Center. Please continue to visit or to view the newsletter online.

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