Friday Flash
Weekly Community News Bulletin

January 25, 2019

AROUND BRAMBLETON


INSIDE BCA


Government Shutdown: Delayed Assessment Payment & Late Fees Waivers - The BCA Board has approved the waiver of February late fees for single-family attached and detached homeowners who are impacted by the shutdown. If your income has been impacted by the shutdown and you would like to delay payment of your February assessment by 28 days, send an email to Ara.Galang@brambleton.org by Friday, February 8th to request a Shutdown Assessment Late Fee Waiver.
  • Please include the following information in that email: Owner(s) name(s); Property address; Employer (Department/Agency/Contractor); and an acknowledgement that you will pay the February assessment by Friday, March 1st.
  • This waiver does not apply to Summerfield or Residences owners and their Associations.
BCA is Hiring - BCA is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time Community Standards Advisor position. For a full job description, please visit our Careers page.

Brambleton Kids Care - If you have a compassionate heart and love working with children, then Brambleton Kids Care could use you! We are looking for a few parents to serve as lead volunteers and help us grow. If you are interested, please contact christine.elansary@brambleton.org.


BCA EVENTS

Bram Bus - Take the Bram Bus for a safe and fun trip to your favorite destinations and events!

  • I Love Beer Brew Tour: Bring your sweetie, buddy, or BFF for this casual trip to three Leesburg breweries on Saturday, February 16th from 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM! Tickets are $25 per person and can be purchased here – transportation only.
  • Upcoming Events: See Kidz Bop, Hootie & the Blowfish, Dear Evan Hansen, and more! Visit the Bram Bus page to purchase tickets and find more information.
Brambleton House Hop (aka Roving Dinner) - Come to this annual progressive dinner/scavenger hunt on Saturday, March 9th 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.


BCA PROGRAMMING


Girls on the Run - We are excited to bring Girls on the Run to Brambleton this spring! Registration opens on Monday, January 28th here. Visit our website for more program information.

Silver Knights Enrichment - Register now for Silver Knights Enrichment's chess, coding, and robotics classes at the Community Center! Classes start at the end of the January and run through the spring. Visit their website and view their flyer for more details.

Family and Friends CPR Classes - Join Beat4Life for their upcoming Family and Friends CPR classes! Classes take place on Wednesday, March 20th and Wednesday, May 22nd from 6 to 8 PM at the Community Center. These classes are for Brambleton residents only. Cost is $35 per person or $60 per couple. Click here for more information. Register at programs@brambleton.org.


COMMUNITY STANDARDS

Commercial Vehicles - BCA would like to remind residents that parking commercial vehicles in a visible location within Brambleton, other than on a temporary and non-recurring basis, is not permitted, per our Vehicle Policy Resolution and our Declaration (Article 8.2 (n) Vehicles). Additional information on Parking Commercial Vehicles in Residential Zones can be found through Loudoun County here. If you have any questions, please contact communitystandards@brambleton.org.

Properly Securing your Trash and Recyclables - High winds this season have led to an increase in litter. Please make sure that your trash and recyclables are secure in their prospective bins to keep them from blowing down the street. BCA continues to proactively monitor and inspect for proper placement of trash and recycling bins with the goal of reducing the amount of litter that ends up around the community. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Community Standards team at communitystandards@brambleton.org or 703-542-6263.


DEVELOPER NEWS

Blasting Operations along Ryan Rd and Pond 9 - Blasting operations are underway and may be felt at times by residents along Ryan Rd between Northstar Blvd and Beaverdam Dr (Sections 29, 31, and Town Center Residential).


TALK OF THE TOWN CENTER

Good Dog Rocky Opens This Weekend - Good Dog Rocky (22895 Brambleton Plaza #103) opens this Saturday, January 26th at 10 AM! Come explore this one-stop-shop for natural pet food, treats, and more. Services include self-serve dog wash stations, full-service grooming, and even local pet food delivery (coming soon)! Visit www.gooddogrocky.com or call 703-327-9600 to learn more.

Burgerim Opening - Burgerim (22855 Brambleton Plaza #100) anticipates opening this weekend. Stop by for customizable gourmet burgers, including vegetarian options!

Meet the Author: Viral Dalal - Viral Dalal, author of "Choosing Light", will host a book signing and presentation on Saturday, January 26th at 2 PM at the Brambleton Library.
Dalal will share how he survived being buried in rubble during the 2001 Gujarat earthquake and discuss the tools that you can use to sculpt your own life. Click here for more information.

Welcome to the Neighborhood - Brambleton's newest church launches at the Regal Cinema theater on Sunday, January 27th at 10 AM. Terraforma Church emphasizes community service and invites you to join them in working to build a better world. For more information, visit www.terraformachurch.com.

EatLoco Brambleton Marketplace - The EatLoco Brambleton Marketplace is undergoing some big changes and will re-open on Sunday, March 31st! We’re working hard to improve your experience and bring you a bigger and better marketplace than ever before. Stay tuned and get updates by visiting www.eatloco.org.


GREATER BRAMBLETON

Step Sisters' Ribbon Run/Walk 5k The 12th annual Step Sisters’ Ribbon Run/Walk 5k will take place on Saturday, April 27th. Visit the Step Sisters’ website to register and learn more about the event and how it benefits local breast cancer patients. Sign up to run or walk by Monday, March 18th to guarantee your race shirt.


COUNTY CORNER


Loudoun County Offers Resources to Federal Workers - As the federal government shutdown continues, Loudoun County continues to take steps to assist federal workers and their families who have been negatively impacted by the shutdown. Visit www.loudoun.gov/ShutdownResources for more information.


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