Friday Flash
Weekly Community News Bulletin

January 10, 2020

AROUND BRAMBLETON


BCA SPOTLIGHT


Last Chance! Christmas Tree Recycling Pickup - Christmas tree recycling pickup services are scheduled for Tuesday, January 14th. Trees in excess of 8 feet are to be cut in half, and all lights and decorations are to be removed before placing trees curbside. Trees placed curbside after January 14th will be picked up as regular trash on scheduled collection days.


INSIDE BCA

New 2020 Assessment Rates - The 2020 Assessments & Budget Summary can be viewed on the BCA website here. Please take a moment to review and adjust your payments to align with the new assessment rates if you have not done so already. Contact hoa@brambleton.org if you have questions or need more information regarding the various payment options available.

Connect Resident Portal - FirstService Residential has launched a new and improved resident portal to access your assessment account. The new site features an improved design and enhanced security, providing access to the portal anytime from any device. Homeowners are able to make payments, check balances, and link multiple Brambleton properties under one login account. BCA Board minutes and monthly financial statements will be viewable in the portal as well. Visit our website to register for access and find additional information.

Brambleton Pool Lifeguards - Are you interested in lifeguarding at a Brambleton pool this year? BCA is partnering with Titan Pool Service to provide pool management at our pools in 2020. Visit www.titanpools.com or call 703-361-3177 to apply and find more information.


BCA EVENTS & PROGRAMMING

Bram Bus: Upcoming Trips - Check out our upcoming trips on the Bram Bus! All seats are limited. Transportation only. Visit www.brambletonhoa.com/brambus for bus tickets and more information.
  • Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races: Saturday, January 25th
  • Post Malone: Thursday, February 27th at Capital One Arena
  • Billie Eilish: Wednesday, March 18th at Capital One Arena
Brambleton House Hop - Come to this annual progressive dinner/scavenger hunt on Saturday, February 22nd from 6 PM to midnight. This is the perfect way to meet new people in the neighborhood while having a blast! There are 4 courses total, 3 at residents’ homes, and then we end the night at the Corner Clubhouse for desserts, a DJ, and dancing! Spots are limited, so don’t hesitate to sign up. Click here for more information and to register.

2020 Safe Sitter Courses - The next Safe Sitter course will take place on Saturday, February 29th at the Community Center from 9 AM to 2:30 PM. Click here for a class schedule through June 2020 and more information. Courses are sponsored by Beat4LifeCPR and open to Brambleton residents only. Spots fill up quickly, so RSVP at programs@brambleton.org today!

Comedy Night - Come out for a hilarious night of adult comedy on Saturday, March 7th at 7:30 PM at the Corner Clubhouse featuring up-and-coming comedians from DC and NYC. Tickets cost $25 per person and includes the tasty popcorn/candy bar. Get your tickets here!


COMMUNITY STANDARDS

Design Review - The next meeting for Design Review will be on Monday, January 13th. Applications can be submitted via email to designreview@brambleton.org. If you have any questions regarding the design review process or guidelines, please visit our website or call 703-542-6263.

Manage Your Trash - We would like to share a friendly reminder to not leave your trash cans out for days on end. Trash containers and recycling bins can be placed at the curb no earlier than 6 PM on the evening before the scheduled pickup day. All containers should be removed following the pickup on the same day of the scheduled trash removal. Additional information can be found on our website here. Bulk pickups can be requested via email to brambleton@republicservices.com.

Pet Waste Removal - Please be a considerate neighbor and pick up and dispose of your pet’s waste. It is unsightly, unsanitary, and harmful to the environment to allow the waste to remain. There are several pet waste receptacles with bag dispensers located throughout Brambleton. Removal and disposal of waste is part of our Pet Policy as well as a Loudoun County Ordinance, whether on your own property or in a common area. More information can be found here. If you have any questions or concerns, please email communitystandards@brambleton.org or call 703-542-6263.


GREATER BRAMBLETON

Virginia Thespian Society Presents Rent! - Thespians from around the state are collaborating for the first time ever to produce an All-State version of Rent! Performances of this critically acclaimed, award-winning musical will be held locally at Rock Ridge High School on Friday, January 17th at 8 PM and Saturday, January 18th at 2 and 7 PM. Click here for tickets & more information.


TALK OF THE TOWN CENTER

Northern Virginia Orthodontics - Limited Time $1,000 Offer! NVO is proud to announce we've been named the #1 Invisalign provider in North America! In honor of this incredible award, we're giving new patients $1,000 off full treatment until Saturday, January 18th. Call 703-574-2174 and mention "#1 Promo" to schedule today, or visit nvorthodontics.com to learn more.

Valentine’s Pop-Up Market - Shop for sweet treats for all your sweeties at the Valentine’s Pop-Up Market on Sunday, February 9th from 10 AM to 1 PM in the Brambleton Welcome Center. You’ll find flowers, jewelry, candles, soaps, and more from local artisans. You can also pre-order your Valentine’s Day flowers to pick up at the market. We hope to see you there!
COUNTY CORNER

Loudoun Seeks Public Input on Proposed Commuter Bus Route Changes - Loudoun County Transit is seeking feedback on proposed route and schedule changes for its Premium Commuter Bus service through an online survey. The changes are focused on improving the on-time performance of the various routes that travel through Washington, D.C. The survey is posted at loudoun.gov/proposedroutechanges and will be online through Monday, February 3rd. More information can be found here.

CLEAR Re-Registration - The online County of Loudoun Evacuation Assistance Registry (CLEAR) is moving to a new platform, making it necessary for anyone currently using the system to re-register and update their information by Saturday, February 29th. The information in the registry is used by the Loudoun County Office of Emergency Management in planning and coordinating evacuation assistance for individuals with disabilities. The registration link and more information can be found at www.loudoun.gov/clear.


MARK YOUR CALENDARS

Sunday, January 12th

EatLoco Brambleton Pop-Up Marketplace, 10 AM to 12 PM - Brambleton Welcome Center

Monday, January 13th

Covenants Committee Meeting, 7 PM - BCA Management Office

Tuesday, January 14th

Safety & Security Committee Meeting, 7 PM - BCA Management Office

Grounds & Facilities Committee Meeting, 7:30 PM - BCA Management Office


Wednesday, January 15th

DMV2GO, 9 AM to 4 PM - Harris Teeter Parking Lot

Community Technology Committee Meeting, 7:30 PM - BCA Management Office


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