Foxtales September 2016 Newsletter

Community Events

  • Tailgate/Radio Show Thursday, September 1st, from 6 – 8 pm at the Briarwood Clubhouse. Stop by for free food catered from Wicked Taco and your chance to WIN VT Football Tickets! DreZ from 105.3 The Bear will be there! While supplies last.
  • Hethwood Yard Sale Saturday, September 10th starting at 7 am – Noon. The 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 8th space is limited. Rain cancels.
  • Sunday Night Football Join us September 11 starting at 8:30 pm at the Briarwood Clubhouse. Watch the New England Patriots take on the Arizona Cardinals. We’ll have snacks, pizza and sodas – while supplies last!
  • Tailgate/Radio Show Thursday, September 15th, from 6 – 8 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.
  • DMV 2 Go Friday, September 16th, 9:00 am – 4:00 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!
  • Tailgate/Radio Show Thursday, September 22nd, from 6 – 8 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.
  • 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*
  • 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!

Pool Information

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

The Briarwood Pool will be open from Noon – 8 pm Daily (w/lap swim M – F from 6 – 7 pm)

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,

Out and About in Blacksburg Events

  • The Montgomery County Christmas Store – Is in need of new underwear in all sizes for older children and teens (2T-XL Teens). They are also in need of books for children; board books, I can read books, etc. Please consider donating these items at the Welcome Center during the month of September.
  • Virginia Tech Hockey Team – The Hokies open their 31st season on September 23 in a contest at Liberty and will be on the road for the first weeks of the season. The squad opens the home slate, being played at the Berglund Center for the 23rd year, on October 14 and 15 against Rider and Cincinnati, respectively. Game dates & times are subject to change. Adult season tickets are available for $55 while individual game tickets are $5. Season tickets for Virginia Tech students, faculty, and staff as well as kids 12 and under are $22 and game tickets are $2. All tickets are available for purchase through the hockey team. Visit for details on how to order season tickets. The Hokies finished the 2015-16 season with a record of 14-12-2 and ranked 10th in the American Collegiate Hockey Association’s Southeast Region.
  • Downtown Blacksburg Events – Blacksburg Farmers Market on Weds 2 – 8 pm and Saturdays 8 am – 2 pm. Market Square Jam every Wednesday 8 – 10 pm in Market Square Park. Blacksburg Drum Circle every Friday 7:30 - 9:30 pm in Market Square Park. Sunday Sept 11 check out the Vintage Market 10 am – 5 pm in Market Square Park. Sunday Sept 18 starts Sustainability Week, kick off the 10th Anniversary by celebrating in Market Square Park from 4 – 7 pm. Sept 29 go Up On The Roof 5 – 8 pm, on the roof of Kent Square Parking Garage. Must be 21 to attend. For more information about all these events,
  • 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.
  • TOTS – FREE Side Item! Get an extra FREE side item with your DINE- IN order. Not valid with any other offers or coupons. Expires 9/30/2016.

Extermination Schedule

Thursday, September 1   100 – 900
Tuesday, September 6   1000 – 1900
Thursday, September 8   2000 – 2700
Monday, September 12   2800 – 3600
Thursday, September 15   3700 – 4500
Monday, September 19   4600 – 5500
Thursday, September 22   5600 – 6300
Monday, September 26   6400 – 7200


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,

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.**

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 December, January and February 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 
    Chris Compton
  • Hethwood Market Winner 
    Lauren Rakes
  • Congratulations Chantel Zemp,
    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

Now that you are all settled in to your apartment home, do you have any lightly used items that you no longer need/want? We have several EDGAR boxes set-up throughout the community that allows donation access 24/7. Feel free to donate your lightly used items!

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.

Photo Contest

Calling all photographers! Show off your photography skills and submit a photo of your favorite area in your Foxridge & Hethwood apartment home to Do you enjoy cooking in your kitchen or do you enjoy relaxing on your private balcony? Include your name and apartment number for your chance to win a prize, a photo release waiver will need to be completed at the Welcome Center. Pictures should be submitted starting on September 12 – September 16. The winner will be chosen based on the most Foxridge Apartment Homes Facebook Fan Page votes starting September 20 – September 22! The winner will also be announced on our Facebook Fan Page!

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!

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.

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.

Weed Control & Fertilization

Tru-Green will be coming to complete fall weed control & fertilization of the common areas. Please watch for the Tru-Green warning flags to stay off the grass. All chemicals used are EPA approved and, as always, MSDS information sheets will be available in the Hethwood Foundation office.

Welcome Center

The Welcome Center will be closed on Sundays during the month of September and on Labor Day (Monday, September 5). 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.

Our Fan Page is for You!

Check out our Facebook Fan Page Hethwood Apartment Homes every Wednesday! You don’t want to miss out to be a Hump Day winner! Look on the Fan Page, September 6th to play some trivia about one of our team members!

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