Foxtales August 2018 Newsletter

Community Events

  • Back to School Party Saturday, August 4 starting at 6 pm at the Huntsman Pool. The Hethwood Market will be at the Huntsman pool with Snow Cones, Hot Dogs, Chips, and Drinks…..….while supplies last! Photo ID/Pool Pin required for entry to pool area/regular guest fees apply.
  • Hethwood Yard Sale Saturday, August 11th 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 9th as space is limited. Call the Hethwood Foundation at (540) 552-5252. Please no parking on the grass. Rain Cancels.
  • Yoqua Fun & Exercise  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 Thursdays from 6 – 7:15 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.
  • 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!

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”.

Extermination Schedule

Thursday, August 2   7300 – 8200
Monday, August 6   8300 – 9000
Thursday, August 9   9100 – 10000
Monday, August 13   10100 – 10800
Thursday, August 16   10900 – 11800
Monday, August 20   11900 – 12600
Thursday, August 23   12700 – 13500
Monday, August 27   13600 – 14600

Fun New Amenities

Outdoor Fitness Area & Dog Park – Construction is wrapping up for the new outdoor fitness area by the pond! It is designed to provide circuit training with multiple station in the fresh outdoors! The new Bark Park is equipped with agility equipment to provide fun, exercise and enhance your dog’s attention and learning!

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.

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. Stop by on Tuesdays for dinner and Foxridge & Hethwood Residents will receive $1 off!
  • TOTS – FREE Side Item! Get an extra FREE side item with your DINE- IN order. Not valid with any other offers or coupons. Expires 8/31/2018.
  • Steppin’ Out – Downtown Blacksburg, August 3 & 4 from 10 am – 10 pm. Live entertainment on 3 stages, over 200 crafters, merchants sales and festival foods,!
  • The Trea$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.

Renewal Notice

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 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.

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 your 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 Winners

  • Dominos Pizza Dinner
    Tamer Attia
  • Hethwood Market Winner 
    Ryan McIlwee
  • Congratulations Michael Bennett,
    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.

Pool Information

Pool Pin Needed:

  1. Persons 16 years or younger that do not have a picture ID or Driver’s License. One adult per household should come by, fill out registration forms and pick up the children’s pool pins. Initial pins are free; however, replacement for lost pool pins will cost $2.00, which is nonrefundable. Children will be required to wear pins at all times while using our aquatic facilities.
  2. Adults that do not have a picture ID. Please note that a picture ID may be obtained from the VA DMV. A list of residents will be kept at the pool gate. Adults over 16 years are required to show ID to enter the pool.
  3. Residents may also obtain a pool pin at the pool during normal hours if they were not able to attend the pool pin registration night.

Pool Hours:

Huntsman Pool: Monday 10 am – 8 pm, Tuesday Noon – 6 pm, Wednesday through Saturday 10 am – 8 pm and Sunday Noon – 8 pm.

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

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 28 for a Welcome Back treat!

Dog Reminder

For the safety and well-being of all residents, and in accordance with the Animal 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 $75 fine.

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!

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