Foxtales August 2017 Newsletter

Community Events

  • Back to School Party Saturday, August 5 from 1 – 3 pm at the Huntsman Pool. The Hethwood Market will be at the Huntsman pool with Snow Cones. We will also have pizza…..….while supplies last! Photo ID/Pool Pin required for entry to pool area/regular guest fees apply.
  • Popsicles by the Briarwood Pool Saturday August 12 starting at 2 pm. Cool down with a refreshing popsicle…While supplies last! Photo ID/Pool Pin required for entry to pool area/regular guest fees apply.
  • Hethwood Yard Sale Saturday, August 19 from 7 am to Noon. Come on out and sell stuff you don’t need or get great stuff at great prices! The yard sale is held on the lawn area in front of Food Lion. Please register to sell by the 8/17 as space is limited. Call the Hethwood Foundation at (540) 552-5252. Please no parking on the grass. Rain Cancels.
  • Movie by the Pool Saturday, August 26 starting at 8:30 pm at the Briarwood Pool. Movie: MOANA. Rated: PG. Come join in a fun evening! Photo ID/Pool Pin required for entry to pool area/regular guest fees apply.
  • Yoqua Wednesdays from 6 – 7 pm in the Huntsman Pool. Join Ellen Goldlust for pool yoga classes appropriate for all age & fitness levels. Low-impact yet challenging workout that provides the additional benefits of a focus on connecting to the breath & letting go of stress. $5 per class paid to instructor at class. Questions? Email Ellen at or contact the Hethwood Foundation office at 552-5252 for details. Rain date will be Thursdays.
  • 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 Pizza Night on 8/23/2017.
  • 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 your community get back to work!
  • Save the Date! Welcome Back Pizza Party Friday, September 1, starting at 5 pm at the Briarwood Pool. Wing Eating Contest at 6 pm sponsored by Dominos Pizza – 10 spots available! Registration is FREE, stop by the Welcome Center to register by 8/31/17! Weather permitting, while supplies last!

Out and About in Blacksburg Events

  • Blacksburg Boxing and Fitness – Looking for something new and fun to try?! Check out Blacksburg Boxing and Fitness at or call them at 540-315-3231!
  • 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. Stop by on Tuesdays for dinner and Foxridge & Hethwood Residents will receive $1 off!
  • TOTS – FREE Side Item! Get an extra FREE side item with your DINE- IN order. Not valid with any other offers or coupons. Expires 8/31/2017.
  • The Trea$ure Trove – A Nonprofit Thrift Store has its 2nd location now open! 3055 North Franklin Street, Christiansburg – Across from Corning. Store Hours are Thursday – Saturday from 10 am – 6 pm and Sunday from 1 – 6 pm. Come discover great deals on jewelry, artwork, household items and vintage pieces. Always accepting donated items (540) 200-7012. Proceeds benefit the Neighbors in Need fund at Warm Hearth Village.
  • 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,!

Dog Reminder

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. Failure to do can result in a $25 fine.

Extermination Schedule

Thursday, August 3   7300 – 8200
Monday, August 7   8300 – 9000
Thursday, August 10   9100 – 10000
Monday, August 14   10100 – 10800
Thursday, August 17   10900 – 11800
Monday, August 21   11900 – 12600
Thursday, August 24   12700 – 135000
Monday, August 28   13600 – 14600

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.

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 29 for a Welcome Back treat!

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!

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

  • Dominos Pizza Dinner
    Nick DeLuca
  • Hethwood Market Winner 
    Dominic Ithier
  • Congratulations Lindsey Bass,
    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.

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!

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!

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.

VT Student Calling Center is Now Hiring!Serve as an ambassador to Virginia Tech by calling constituents (alumni, parents, and friends of VT). Starting pay: $10/hr. Build your resume: Strong public relations, fundraising, marketing, and communication skills. Network with alumni in varying professions across the United States. Work in a fun and positive environment. Ideal work hours- shifts are from 2-5:30 p.m. and 5:45-9:15 p.m. on Sundays, and from 5:45-9:15 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. To apply: visit and search “Student Caller”.

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.

Pool Information

Pool Hours (Watch for changing pool hours as our lifeguards return to college and school):

Huntsman Pool: Monday – Thursday 11 am – 6 pm. Friday – Sunday 11 am – 8 pm w/Lap Swim Monday – Thursday from 6 – 7 pm.

Briarwood Pool:Monday – Saturday 11 am – 9 pm and Sundays 11 am – 8 pm.

*Please remember that the above listed dates are subject to change depending on lifeguard availability and the weather.*

PHOTO ID’S ARE REQUIRED WHEN ENTERING THE POOL FOR ALL POOL PATRONS 16 YEARS OF AGE AND ABOVE. Exception - any adult with no Photo ID at all, may get a pool pin. A picture ID can be obtained from the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles for a nominal cost.

Pool Pin Registration is needed for persons under 16 years of age without a picture ID, a parent or legal guardian must register for the pins. After seasonal Pool Pin Registration, pins will be available at each pool when the pools are open. New pins are issued annually; a replacement pin is $2.00 and is non-refundable. Pool pins must be worn on the bathing suit when at the pool.

For all swimming pool policies and information please go to,

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