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FLASH NOTICE
POSTED 1/09/21
FIRST NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING AND ELECTION OF DIRECTORS
IMPERIAL WILDERNESS CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION, INC.
 
DATE:  MARCH 8, 2021
TIME:   1:00 P.M.
LOCATION: Imperial Wilderness- 14100 E. Tamiami Trail (ZOOM and OUTSIDE MEETINGS), Naples, FL. 34114
 
At the annual meeting, the Association membership will be electing directors to fill (3) Three  vacancies created by the expiration of Directors terms. 
 
If you are interested in becoming a candidate in the election, you must return the enclosed Notice regarding Candidacy and the Candidate Certification Form to the Association's mailing address at 14100 E. Tamiami Trail, Naples, Florida 34114  The Notice must be received by the Association by January 2021.       (JMD- NOTE: form is enclosed in the paper mailing.) 
 
You may also wish to include a resume (candidate information sheet). The information on the resume may not exceed one side of an 8 1/2 x 11 sheet.  The deadline for the candidate information sheet to be at the office is February 1, 2021.
 
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
BILL HUGHES
PRESIDENT
(MORE INFORMATION REGARDING COMBINATION OUTSIDE AND ZOOM MEETING TO FOLLOW AT A LATER DATE)
 
POSTED 12/16/20 
If you have previously received Debbie R's email notifications, be advised that you must register on the website in-order to continue receiving them. On December 15th,  Debbie needed to switch email providers and it was decided that we would use the free function provided by the website to send out email blasts. Many have already registered. If you have not and wish to still receive emails from Debbie and the office, please register. The link to register is to the right of the Logon link at the top of the webpage. Select Membership and fill out the form completely. You will receive a confirming email once your registration has been approved. 
 
Posted 12/02/2020
Link to proposed 2021 budget Here, note opens in a new window, best viewed on a computer monitor or laptop screen.
 
Link to Budget Adoption Notice Here
 
Link to Delinquent Assessment Collection Procedures 2021 here
 
Posted 10/03/2020
Link to Collier County Sheriff "You Hold the Key To a Safe Community" notice HERE.
 
Posted 9/28/2020
The Voice of the Wilderness Newsletter Update
Because of the Coronavirus epidemic, there will be no Voice newsletter at this time.  The staff & I look forward to bringing you each issue when asked to do so by our management.
Nancy Harris,
Editor
 
Posted 09-25-2020
Self quarantine and face covering message from IW Park Manager, link to the 11 page document  HERE
 
Posted 9/17/2020
Just a reminder for all returning homeowners, renters and guests, 
You must self quarantine for 14 days upon arriving into the park, which means you cannot use the amenities.
If you choose not to self-quarantine you must get a rapid COVID-19 test in Naples, submit the results to our office and your results will remain confidential.  If you test negative you can use the amenities.  The location for the testing will be posted soon.
 
Thank you, 
Tim Johns
Community Association Manager
 
Posted 7/23/2020
Blue Stream service agreement and options details may be found in the Helpful Things to Know section of the website. Mobile users must scroll down to the section.
 
Posted 7/16/20
Please be advised realtors with potential buyers are not permitted in the park at this time due to the COVID-19 restrictions.  However, virtual showings are permitted.
Tim Johns
Community Association Manager
 
 
 
 

Calendar
Grab n Go Lunch by Grace & Crew
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
12pm to 1pm
Grace & Fletcher R. & their crew are hosting this Grab N' Go! By now you know the drill! 2 Hamburgers or 2 hot dogs (or a combo bag) for...
Rosetta Stone Concert
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
4pm to 6pm
This seasoned performer has appeared at most hot spots on the Jersey Shore, New York City and Imperial Wilderness! Her versatile style, incomparable energy and ability to mimic other personalities...
Mark Anthony Band (Postponed 2022)
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
7pm
Live From Tampa! Florida's Greatest Cover Band! Mark Anthony: Guitar, Keyboards, Lead and backing Vocals Kristina Lynn: Lead and backing Vocals, Keyboards, percussion Eddie Lesco: Keyboards Chaz Darling: Drums, Lead...

Upcoming Special Events
HOW TO PURCHASE TICKETS
Monday, January 18th to Friday, December 30th at Clubhouse
Activity committee members will sell tickets for scheduled ticketed events Monday mornings after the general activities meeting, Wednesday 11:30 - 1:00 and Saturday morning 8:30-9:30. Note: Tickets will be for sale during these times even if meals are not being served. If paying by cash, please try to bring the exact amount. If paying by check, please make your check payable to IW Activities Committee (IWAC). If reserved seating is an option, don't forget to fill out your table reservation!
GRAB'N GO LUNCH
Wednesday, January 27th, 12-1 PM at IWCA CLUBHOUSE PARKING LOT
This event is hosted by Grace & Fletcher R. & Crew! $5 for lunch! 2 Hamburgers, 2 hot dogs or a combo bag including chips and condiments! What's not to love! This is very popular and sells out! See you there.....the earlier the better if you are hungry!
ROSETTA STONE CONCERT/DANCE
Wednesday, January 27th, 4-6 PM at Clubhouse Poolside
Rosetta Stone is a favorite IWCA performer! Bring your own chair, something to drink and snack on and enjoy the great music!
Masking & social distancing protocol is followed.
GRAB'N GO LUNCH
Wednesday, February 10th at IWCA CLUBHOUSE PARKING LOT
Betty B. is hosting this event with her crew! $5 exact change! 2 burgers, 2 hot dogs or a combo bag for $5 including chips and condiments! BYOB. It is the best deal around! See you there! 
CRAFT SHOW OUTDOORS
Wednesday, February 10th, 11;00- 1;00 at OUTDOORS CLUBHOUSE
DETAILS WILL BE FORTHCOMING.
VALENTINE'S CONCERT/DANCE / CAHLUA & CREAM
Friday, February 12th, 4-6 PM at CLUBHOUSE POOL DECK
These performers are IW favorites! Don and Lesly comprise Cahlua & Cream and are voted the best in entertainment in "Gulf Shore Life" magazine's poll two years consecutively.  Their shows feature such artists as Diana Ross, Petula Clark, Tina Turner and Whitney Houston, as well as hits from the Broadway stage. This is a lovely opportunity to celebrate Valentine's Day outdoors! Masking & social distancing protocol followed, please!
PET PARADE
Saturday, February 13th, 1:00 PM at IWCA CLUBHOUSE PORTICO/PARKING LOT
Valentine's Day is the theme! Dress up your dogs & cats or any other critters you may have! This annual event is a favorite event as our pets prance and preen their way past judges! Fabulous prizes and lots of fun! Don't miss out! Registration at 1 PM under the portico; the parade follows in the parking lot by the tennis courts!
YARD SALE
Saturday, February 20th, 8 AM - 12 Noon at Throughout IWCA (Not Open to Public)
One Man's Junk is Another's Treasure! Sign up for a space and sell your unused items! The gates to Imperial Wilderness will not be open! This will be open to IWCA residents only. If you haven't got anything to sell, be sure and shop! Signup sheets are in the Multi-Purpose Room. Tables may be reserved/borrowed to set up on your lot. Sign up sheets are in the multi-purpose room! Social distancing & masking protocol will be followed. There will be no breakfast this year due to Covid19.
GRAB'N GO LUNCH
Wednesday, February 24th, 12-1 PM at IWCA CLUBHOUSE PARKING LOT
"The Three P's" are hosting this lunch! Thats the Podzius/Proudlucks and Przplbos! $5 for 2 burgers, 2 hot dogs or a combo bag including condiments and chips. Exact change please! This event sells out so see you earlier rather than later!
MEMORIAL SERVICE SUNDAY
Sunday, March 7th, SEE BELOW at CLUBHOUSE
Annual IW Memorial Service
 
The annual Memorial Service for IW members who passed away in 2020 will be held on Sunday, March 7, 2021.  Due to Covid virus concerns, the format will be totally different from previous years.  During the afternoon of the 7th we will have several 1/2 hour visitation sessions for those who wish to pay their respects. Masks and social distancing will be required for all attendees. Attendance at each afternoon 1/2 hours visitation session will be limited to 20 attendees. There will be an opportunity to sign up ahead of time for the visitation sessions. The final session at 6:00 pm will be a program for immediate family members only. 
 
During each 1/2 hours visitation in the afternoon, we will run a video remembering those we are honoring, and attendees will be encouraged to leave their written thoughts and remembrances for the families. Remembrance candles and portrait pictures of those we are honoring will be on individual tables spread throughout the club. Your condolence/remembrance messages may be left for the families on the appropriate tables. There will not be any formal program during the afternoon sessions 
 
More information will be forthcoming as it is developed. 
 
FA, Lot #525
Memorial Service Coordinator

Weather

Helpful Things to Know
  • New August 21, 2020  20 page Blue Stream Service Contract  Here.
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  • New August 21, EAST NAPLES COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PLAN link  Here.
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  • New July 23,2020
  • Link to Blue Stream Service and Pricing  Here.
  • Link to Seasonal Services Suspension  Here
  • You Tube link to the TiVO Experience  Here
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  • New, April 17,2020, Link to Hurricane Preparedness Checklist (PDF) here.
  • Office Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm  (closed for lunch 12-12:30 pm) Please check in at the office when you arrive  for the season and when you depart for home. Lost and Found located in the office. 
    • Park Manager: Tim Johns
    • Office Manager: Beth Johnson
    • Office Associate: Irene Brooks
    • ​​Office phone number: 239-793-6220   
    • Fax number:  239-793-4378
  • Wi-Fi is available in the clubhouse.  Contact IWCA office for logon and password.
  • IWCA Mailing Address:
    • ​Name
    • 14100 E. Tamiami Trail
    • Lot Number ( absolutely necessary)
    • Naples, FL 34114
  • Link to Information for Landlords and Renters.  Need both Rental Packet and Required Lease Contract
  • Rules and Regulations for owners and renters are currently available online or in the office upon request and included in the Welcoming Packet for new owners and renters. 
  • Activities meeting, Mondays at 9:00 - Coffee at 8:30. Come hear about upcoming events and community news. Free coffee if you bring your own cup. Twenty-five cents if you don't. Bring extra change for treats as well. Find out what's happening. All are welcome.
  • The Voice of the Wilderness newsletter is delivered to your door monthly with information on activities, updates, interesting articles and more.
  • Trash is picked up Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Have your trash out by 8:00 am. Let's keep the wild animals hungry.  Please do not put trash out the night before pickup.  Trash should be placed on the sidewalk side of the road. 
  • Recycled materials are picked up on Thursday mornings. Have your recyclables placed on both sides of the road by 9:00 am for pick up.  Information on how and what to recycle can be found at Recycling Etiquette. Recycling helps our environment.
  • Water is precious to all of us. Just a reminder that it is not an unlimited resource. 
  • Stop signs are not a suggestion. They are there for your safety. 
  • Please walk with a lit flashlight when walking after dark.
  • When biking after dark, please use a headlight and rear blinky.
  • Please, no Canadian coins in the laundry. The washers and dryers don't like them. $2.00/machine.
  • We are a gated community, but you need to lock your homes, cars and golf carts. 
  • Our sewer system will malfunction if you flush anything other than waste material and toilet paper. No diapers please. 
  • COMCAST: SKIP THE LINE & SAVE SOME TIME- Go online and make an appointment! WWW.XFINITYSTORES.COM - Make sure to specify the store at 12707 Tamiami Trail East, Naples, FL 34114
  • Pool Hours and Requests:
    • ​Satellite - Sunrise to Sunset
    • Clubhouse - Sunrise to 10:00 pm
    • Please use towels on poolside chairs to help keep them clean. Sunscreen/lotions add to the grime and dust accumulation.
    • Please remember to shower before entering the pool. 
    • Please straighten chairs/lounges and return noodles to their storage container.
    •  No food or beverages are allowed in the pool area.  Please enjoy your beverages and snacks on the adjoining patio outside of the lanai.
    • Thank you for your anticipated help in keeping the pool area clean and tidy. 
  • ​NEED PROPANE? "Thompson Gas delivers propane in IWCA every Friday during the season.  Brian is the delivery man. There is a sign up sheet in the mail room on the bulletin board which he picks up every Friday morning. Please list your name, Lot # and Telephone number so Brian can contact you and find you.  If you feel more comfortable calling the Thompson propane office to schedule a delivery, call 239-992-7942.
  • Beach Permits may be picked up at Eagle Lakes Community Park, 11565 Tamiami Trl. E., Naples FL 34112. Property owners pay no fee but they must bring tax bill, current drivers license and vehicle registration. as proof of ownership. The city is no longer selling non-resident beach parking passes. 
Updated 1/02/2020