Friday Flash
Weekly Community News Bulletin

March 17, 2017

AROUND BRAMBLETON


INSIDE BCA  

Resident Comment Period Open for Parks 3 & 4 - After a year of input, discussions, and study, the Grounds & Facilities Committee has submitted its recommendation for Parks 3 and 4 to the BCA Board of Directors for their consideration and adoption. Brambleton residents throughout the neighborhood are encouraged to review the recommendation and proposed comprehensive park plans, and provide the Board with comments and feedback on the plans.  

Residents may email their comments to CIP@brambleton.org until 12:00 PM on March 24th, or present their comments in person at a Special Board Meeting to be held on March 28, 2017 at 7:00 PM at Brambleton Corner Clubhouse.  

Job Openings at BCA - BCA is seeking candidates for the following full-time positions.  To see full job descriptions or to apply, please visit our Careers page.  No phone calls, please.

  • Covenants Advisor - Ideal candidates will have a minimum of 2 years of service-focused work history in community association management or related field, a detailed and organized approach to work, and be professional and self-motivated. Strong interpersonal and communication skills are also a must. 
  • Park & Facilities Attendant - Ideal candidates will have strong communication skills and a friendly, professional demeanor. Customer service background is a plus. Position requires regular evenings and weekends, with the flexibility to work extended hours on short notice.


DEVELOPER NEWS

Birchwood at Brambleton – The Developer has begun construction activity on their active adult community, with blasting scheduled to start on or around March 20th.  Blasts are typically preceded by a series of short warning sounds, and steps will be taken to reduce any negative impact on residents.  Access through or in active construction areas is prohibited.  Be sure not to access the adjacent pond through this area.  Please use caution when traveling Creighton Road between the commuter lot and Loudoun County Parkway.

  • Property marking is scheduled to begin in advance of further development activities.


Brambleton’s Developer Continues to Perform Bond Release Activity Throughout the Community - Work typically begins in the early morning and is complete by the early afternoon.  In addition to the ongoing development in the community, for the week of 3/20/17, bond release activity may occur in the following sections (see site map for locations):

  • Section 18



LIFESTYLES

Scavenger Hunt with Bruno - April 1st - 14th.  It's back!  Kids aged 8-12 will use clues to find spots throughout Brambleton for a chance to win prizes.  More info here.

Bramble-Bunny Egg Hunt - April 8th, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM at Legacy Park.  Registration is required.  Open to Brambleton residents only.  Click here for more info and to sign up!  

  • Volunteers, we need your help to make this ever-popular event a success!  Sign up here if you'd like to help out.  Thank you!


Bram's Got Bunco! - Check out our newest club for adults, starting April 7th.  Sign up here to join in the fun!

Sign Up to Swim for the Brambleton Bettas Swim Team - Registration begins for returning families on March 17th.  New family registration will begin April 1st.  For more information, click here

COMMUNITY


Register Now for Step Sisters' Ribbon Run 5k -  Sign-up to run or walk by March 18th to guarantee your race shirt.  To learn more about the race and how it benefits local breast cancer patients, visit the website.

HEALTHY LIVING


"Eat Clean Challenge" Starts March 20th - Help Brambleton celebrate National Nutrition Month and participate in our 14-day challenge.  Join our team today and log in again on the 20th to participate!

COVENANTS


Do You Own a Portable Basketball Hoop? – Recent inspections have noted several bases being weighted down with improper material. Please review the guidelines for placement and stabilization.  Please contact covenants@brambleton.org with questions.

It’s Almost Spring! - For all the green thumbs in Brambleton, please review the guidelines for vegetable gardens here. Contact the Covenants Advisors with any questions at covenants@brambleton.org.

Design Review Meeting Scheduled for April 10, 2017

  • Applications may be submitted up to 5:00 PM on April 10, 2017 in the office or in the drop box outside the office door before 9:00 AM, April 10th, or
  • Via email to designreview@brambleton.org up to 5:00 PM April 10, 2017 (please include your property address in the subject line), or
  • You can bring it to the meeting beginning at 7:00 PM.  

For questions regarding the design review process or guidelines, please visit the website or email designreview@brambleton.org, or call 703-542-6263.

TALK OF THE TOWN CENTER


Little Smiles Change in Hours - Little Smiles will be open all week during Loudoun County Public Schools' Spring Break, April 10th - 14th.   Call 703-542-7000 or visit littlesmilesashburn.com

St. Patty’s Day at California Tortilla - Stop in for free green chips and lucky pots of queso.  Valid today only, purchase required, one order per person, not valid with any other offer.

COUNTY CORNER


LCSO and VA State Police to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint Today - LCSO urges drivers to celebrate safely this St. Patrick's Day.  Free Lyft rides will be available from 4:00 PM - 4:00 AM as part of the SoberRide program.  For details and conditions, click here.

LoCo Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event - March 25th, 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM at Leesbury Park & Ride.  More info, including a list of accepted materials, can be found here


COMMUNITY RESOURCES


Parks and Recreation Activity Guide - See what camps and programs the County has lined up for kids this spring and summer.

Developmental Services - Information about county services for individuals with developmental disabilities can be found here or by calling 703-777-0377.


MARK YOUR CALENDARS


Monday, March 20

DMV2GO, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM - Brambleton Town Center, Harris Teeter Parking Lot

Brambleton Kids Care Meeting, 7:00 PM - BCA Management Office

Tuesday, March 21

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


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