Foxtales August 2016 Newsletter

Community Events

  • Yoqua Water Yoga August 1 – 5 from 10 – 11 am at the Huntsman Pool $15 per person. Dive into a weightless environment that is supportive and helpful in the practice of yoga for everyone. Registration will be accepted in advance at the Hethwood Foundation (100 H) or at the class. Please pay by either exact cash or check made out to the Hethwood Foundation.
  • Late Night Swim & FREE Hot Dogs Friday, August 5th at the Huntsman Pool from 6 – 8 pm. Join us for an extended evening of swimming and a free hot dog…while supplies last!
  • Hethwood Yard Sale Saturday, August 13 & 20 starting at 7 am – Noon. The August yard sale will be held on the lawn in front of Food Lion (close to Hethwood Blvd.) We appreciate Lester Development for allowing us to use the lawn area. We are always careful to follow their policy of “no cars on the grass.” Come on out and sell items you don’t need anymore and maybe you will find deal on something you do need! Please call and register with the Hethwood Foundation at 552-5252 by the 11th for the yard sale on the 13th and the 18th for the yard sale on the 20th, space is limited. Rain cancels.
  • Late, Late Night Swim Saturday, August 13 from 8 – 10 pm at the Briarwood Pool. Swim or relax by the Briarwood Pool for a true late night under the stars!
  • Welcome Back Pizza Party! Friday, August 19th, starting at 4 pm at the Briarwood Pool. Wing Eating Contest sponsored by Dominos Pizza – 10 spots available! Registration is FREE, stop by the Welcome Center to register by 8/18/16! Weather permitting, while supplies last!
  • Hatha Yoga Class Mondays & Wednesdays 7 – 8 pm and Thursdays 6 – 7 pm at the Huntsman Clubhouse. Enjoy a relaxing Hatha Yoga class w/instructors Nicole Paglialonga (Mon. & Wed.) and Kacy McAllister (Thurs.). 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 instructor Nicole at if you are new or have questions or call the Hethwood Foundation at 552-5252.
  • 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* No Hethwood Market Night on 8/16/16.
  • 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 Pizza Night on 8/17/16.

Pool Information

Beginning August 9th the Huntsman Pool will begin operating on an abbreviated schedule due to our Lifeguards returning to school.

The Huntsman Pool will be open from 4 – 8 pm M-F and 11 am – 6 pm on Sat. & Sun.

The Briarwood Pool will continue operating on its current schedule. Briarwood Pool: Noon – 8 pm Daily (w/lap swim M - F 11 am – Noon & 6 – 7 pm)

Beginning August 22nd the Briarwood Pool will no longer hold lap swim from 11 am – 12 pm M-F but will continue with lap swim 6 -7 pm M-F.

The pools will close for the season on Sunday, September 11th. Please note that the Briarwood pool may operate as a Swim At Your Own Risk facility at select times during the remainder of the season.

Please keep an eye out as this schedule is subject to change. Any changes will be posted at the pools.

Thank you for your understanding as we wrap up the 2016 pool season! – Hethwood Foundation Team

*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!*

For all swimming pool policies and information please go to,

Contact the Hethwood Foundation at 552-5252 for Swim Lessons information.

Out and About in Blacksburg Events

  • United Way – Thank You for your support and helping our community LIVE UNITED, with your donations to the United Way of Montgomery, Radford and Floyd Stuff the Bus Program! We were able to help many families in our community who are already struggling, send their children back to school with the proper materials needed to succeed in school. Thank you!
  • 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.
  • Steppin’ Out – Downtown Blacksburg, August 5 & 6 from 10 am – 10 pm. Live entertainment on 3 stages, over 200 crafters, merchants sales and festival foods!
  • TOTS – FREE Side Item! Get an extra FREE side item with your DINE- IN order. Not valid with any other offers or coupons. Expires 8/31/2016.

Extermination Schedule

Monday, August 1   7300 – 8200
Thursday, August 4   8300 – 9000
Monday, August 8   9100 – 10000
Thursday, August 11   10100 – 10800
Monday, August 15   10900 – 11800
Thursday, August 18   11900 – 12600
Monday, August 22   12700 – 13500
Thursday, August 25   13600 – 14600


Residents may own and enjoy bicycles within the community however you may not:

  • store bicycles in the hallways or breezeways
  • store bicycles in the Laundry or Storage Room
  • store or park bicycles on the lawn or any landscape area

Please refer to the Foxridge & Hethwood Apartment Homes Resident Policy Handbook,

Our Fan Page is for You!

Check out our Facebook Fan Page Foxridge Apartment Homes every Wednesday! You don’t want to miss out to be a Hump Day winner! Be sure to check out our Fan Page on August 23 for a Welcome Back treat!

Renewal Notices

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

Thank you for your residency in the Foxridge Community! We are excited to have the opportunity to serve you for another year. If your lease ends in September, October, November or December your renewal 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 or stop by during office hours if you have questions regarding your apartment home or lease options.

Community Winners

  • Our Pizza of Choice Dinner 
    Xueyu Wang
  • Hethwood Market Winner 
    Mary Gorton
  • Congratulations Vanessa Pinter,
    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.

If you renewed your lease, please be sure to update your payment amount to your new monthly rent amount outlined on your Renewal Lease.

Please contact us at the Welcome Center at 540-951-1221 if you need assistance in this process.

Goodwill Donations

If you’re moving out of your apartment home, please consider donating any lightly used items. We have several EDGAR boxes set-up throughout the community that allow donation access 24/7. Help people in our community get back to work!

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 Liability Insurance, Positive Attitude, Customer Service Oriented, Basic Math Skills, Hours: FT-PT flex, and 18 years of age. Apply at or visit the store for an application.

Blacksburg Transit

The Blacksburg Transit has launched their BT Facebook page and Twitter account @Ride_BT. Be sure to “like” and “follow” them on social media for the most up to date information!

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 Construction

We are currently working throughout our Foxridge & Hethwood Community on upgrades to the buildings and grounds. Thank you for your patience and pardon the mess while we complete the work.

Want Some Cash?

Are your friends looking for an apartment home? Refer a friend to Foxridge and we will give you $50. Contact the Welcome Center for details!

Dog Reminder

As the weather remains warm, we encourage residents to take advantage of the nature trails. For the safety and well-being of all residents, and in accordance with the Pet 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.

Enjoy the Pergola, Grilling Area and Cornhole

We are excited to offer 2 nice areas where you can play some fun games of regulation Cornhole, picnic, or cook out on the grill. Located off Hunters Mill Road around the 7100 and 9000 buildings. The Hethwood office has sets of sturdy Cornhole bags you can purchase for $25. Enjoy!

Habitat for Humanity ReStore to be at Briarwood for Donations

Representatives from Habitat for Humanity ReStore will be at the Briarwood Clubhouse with their truck and tent to receive used furniture in good condition (please no rips or tears) small working kitchen appliances, and sellable household items (no clothing or fabrics). The last Saturday they will be here this summer is August 6th from 11 am to 4 pm in the Briarwood clubhouse parking lot (back).

If you need help getting furniture to them, you can speak with them at the Habitat truck and they may be able to help pick up items to be donated. Tax receipts are also available. The Habitat for Humanity ReStore is the largest fundraiser for our local Habitat for Humanity.

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