Lake Ridge Association | Weekly News Flash | 12350 Oakwood Drive | 703-491-2154 | lakeridgeva.com
LRPRA Office Will Close at 12 NOON today, December 6th for our Staff Holiday Party
The office will reopen Monday, December 9th at 8:00 AM.
Reminder Assessment Payment was DUE December 1st
Please disregard this reminder if you have already paid your assessment.
Payment may be made in the office from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday-Friday at 12350 Oakwood Drive. Accepted payments include: personal check, money order or cashiers' check. Cash is not accepted. Payments may be placed in the dropbox to the right of the office door after business hours.
Please click here to make an online ACH or credit card payment. You must have your 11-digit account number (i.e. LRAAA123410) from your assessment coupon in order to make an online payment.
Please note that electronic payments are not instantaneous. Bill pay check payments made through your bank often are not electronic. Paper checks many times are cut and mailed either to our office or to our processing facility resulting in delayed payment receipt. Please check with your bank.
Your payment must be RECEIVED by the Association by December 15th to avoid the initial late fee.
For additional reminders, sign up for text notifications! Visit our website under Notify Me and News Flash, selecting Assessment Payment Reminders.
Surprise the Kids with Letters from Santa
Send the loved ones in your life a personalized letter from the North Pole this holiday season! Include some fun details and see their faces light up with surprise when they receive a note and small gift inside. A great tradition to keep up from year to year! Fill out the form and return it to the Association Office. Cost is $5 for Members or $7 for Non-Members. Last day to submit letters is MONDAY, December 9th.
Ornament Hunt, Pictures with Santa for the family & for the 1st time Claus and Paws
Ornament Hunt: Bring the kids out on December 7th from 2:00-4:00 pm to sip hot chocolate, make a craft, and participate in an outdoor Ornament Hunt. The ornament hunt will start promptly at 2:30 pm on the Canterbury Woods grounds. B.Y.O. bag to collect ornaments for the tree at home! Children infant through 10 years old are welcome. $5 per child for Members and $7 per child for the general public. Find more info here.
Pictures with Santa: Get those family photos with Santa-- and this year, bring the dog for some fun shots too! Be sure to bring a camera. Pet photos will take place from 4:00-5:00pm.
Give Back this Holiday Season
Toys for Tots: The Marine Corps Toys for Tots program collects new, unwrapped toys to give to children in need. Bring your donations to the Association office from November 25th to December 16th. We always receive at least a few full boxes worth of toys each year and are proud of this community's generous spirit!
Warm Donations: Drop off new scarves, gloves and hats to the Association office through December 30th to keep those less fortunate warm this winter. Items will be donated to the local ACTS Homeless Shelter.
LRPRA Job Posting
Covenants Director:The Covenants Director holds the Lake Ridge community to a high standard of excellence, keeping it looking beautiful. The job's primary duties involve the operation of the Covenants Department, enforcement of the covenants and restrictions, the review of exterior alteration applications per the Architectural Guidelines and the Exterior Alteration Review Process. See Job Posting for more information.
LRPRA is and Equal Opportunity Employer
Trash Friendly Reminder
- Squirrels, birds and critters like trash bags left on the curb. Unfortunately, this causes a messy situation.Trash bags should be placed in a trash container with a lid. For more trash information please click here.
- After the holiday is over and you wish to discard your tree, Charlie and Son will pick-up trees left on the curb. If your tree is over six feet tall we ask that you cut it in half before placing it out for pick-up. Please do not place your tree in common area.
Decrease in Temps Prompts Increase in Home Heating use
Safety tips from Prince William County Department of Fire and Rescue
Christmas Trees, Decorations and lights
The Christmas Holiday will soon be upon us and while Christmas trees and decorations add to the holiday spirit, they also pose a risk of fire and injury to many, especially children. National Fire Protection Association(NFPA) has safety tips for the holidays season: read more.
Visiting for the Holidays is the Home childproofed
Holiday decorations, new toys, and visiting homes that may not be childproofed can put your child in danger. Click here for helpful tips.