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Monday - Friday, 9am-6pm
Saturday, 10am-5pm
Sunday, 1pm-5pm



The Gardens Staff

Brad Lahocki
Service Manager

Lauren Moore
Assistant Manager

Cheryl Brooks
Leasing Consultant

Audrey Steel
Leasing Consultant

Caroline Albrite
Leasing Consultant

Pete Gallagher
Service Technician

Arturo Pico
Service Technician

Willy Gonzalez
Service Technician

Becky Eubank
Custodial

Daniel Montiel
Groundskeeper


Contact Us

Office: 804-364-6300
Fax: 804-364-3649
www.thegardensliving.com
thegardens@hhhunt.com

THE GARDENS AT TWIN HICKORY
  JULY 2015 NEWSLETTER


Pool Reminders

Please keep in mind that the pool is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10am till 9pm except for Mondays it opens at 12:00 pm and closes at 9pm. No one under the age of 16 is allowed in the pool area without a resident over the age of 18 to supervise. No Glass of any kind is permitted at the pool. Please do not climb the pool gate for any reason, if you are unable to gain entry into the pool area please come into the leasing office or contact emergency maintenance so one of your staff members can assist you.


July Socials

A big thank you goes out to Comcast for hosting our parties for the month of July!!!

Comcast will be hosting the Kona Ice Truck on Monday, July 20th from 5-6 as a reminder event for their pool party later that week.

They will also be hosting their annual pool party Thursday, July 23rd from 4:30 – 6:00. Please try to show up early as there will only be so much food.


Team Birthdays

Happy Birthday to
Brad Lahocki, July 23rd

Happy Birthday to
Arturo Pico, July 11th


Emergency Maintenance

During Office Hours, you may request service by phoning the rental office at 804-364-6300. We strive to have all service requests completed within 24 hours after they have been reported to our office. In some cases, a part may not be available or an outside contractor may be required. Every effort will be made to fulfill your request as soon as possible.

We are also pleased to offer our residents 24 hour emergency maintenance service. Below you will find a detailed list of what is considered a true maintenance emergency after regular office hours.

  • Fire (call 911 first!)
  • Flood
  • Loss of Electricity or Gas (except when due to non-payment of bill)
  • Loss of Refrigeration
  • Waterline Break or sewer back-up
  • Toilet clogged
  • Breach of Security (i.e. lock not working properly, break-in)
  • HVAC
  • An odor of Gas
  • Beeping of smoke detectors

If you experience any of the above listed problems in your apartment, please call the 24 hour emergency maintenance phone number at 804-364-6300. Please leave a detailed message including your apartment number, name and phone number. A member of our staff will return your call as soon as possible.


Water Bills Reminder

Your water bills should now be coming to you on a monthly basis. You will pay your water bill with your monthly rent. The bills will still come from Yes Energy, but you will pay directly to our office or online.


Trash Fee Increase

Please be advised that the trash fee on your water bill will be increasing from $7.50 per month to $9.99 beginning July 2nd. This fee is still much lower then the average in our area.

Red Stick Mississippi Mud
(Thank you Alicia for the recipe!)

Ingredients:

Salt
1 stick of salted sweet butter, softened to room temperature
1 cup all-purpose flour
½ cup pecans, finely chopped
1 8 oz. package of cream cheese
1 cup powdered sugar
1 cup thawed whipped topping (such as Cool-Whip)
1 5 oz. package chocolate pudding mix (cook and serve)
3 cups milk (whole or 2%, not skim)

Directions:

1. First, make the crust by creaming the butter, flour and chopped pecans together to form a dough. Press dough into the bottom of a 9x13 inch pan and bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes. Cool completely.
2. To make the first filling layer, mix together the cream cheese, powdered sugar and the thawed whipped topping. Spread this mixture evenly over the crust.
3. For the second layer, prepare the pudding according to the package directions for pie filling. Allow to cool completely, then pour and spread the pudding layer over the first layer.
4. Top with whipped topping.
5. Refrigerate for at least 5-6 hours before serving.

Notes:

Sure, you can go ahead and substitute instant pudding for the cooked kind. Most do, in fact. It's easier, but not quite as good.

Some have been known to sprinkle coconut or chocolate shavings over the top layer.


Pest Control

Western Pest is scheduled for pest control the following days: July 8th, and July 22nd. If you need them to come to your home, please call our office and we will put you on the list.


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!


Paying Online

We strongly encourage each of you to pay your rent online at thegardensliving.com. You can pay your rent and water at one time. This saves you writing a check and allows you to pay at your convenience. For residents who pay with a check their will be no fee! Each month we will have a rent drawing and someone who paid their rent online will receive a $25.00 gift card.


Reminders

1.If you have a pet please make sure to dispose of pet waste in the fido bags and place in trash bins, do not place these used bags outside your front door.
2. Please watch your speed when driving through the community.
3. Please do not hang towels or clothing on balcony railings

The Gardens at Twin Hickory | 4700 The Gardens Drive, Glen Allen, VA 23059

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