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FLASH NOTICE
POSTED 1/20/2020
MARK YOUR CALENDAR: ANNUAL MEETING THURSDAY, JANUARY 23RD
AGENDA TO FOLLOW
 

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Breakfast by Dee & Crew
Saturday, January 25, 2020
8:30am to 9:30am
Hearty breakfast and good company! What a way to start your day!
PURSE BINGO!!!
Saturday, January 25, 2020
6pm
"Purse Bingo" is a brand new event in 2020! This will be a sellout! All ticket holders will have a chance to win gorgeous designer bags, totes, wallets and wristlets!...
Church of the Wilderness
Sunday, January 26, 2020
9am to 10am
Join your neighbors and Pastor Fred Messmer for Sunday worship from January through March in the Clubhouse. The non-denominational service with inspirational short sermons and music is followed by a...

Upcoming Special Events
HOW TO PURCHASE TICKETS
Tuesday, March 7th to Friday, April 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).
PURSE BINGO!
Saturday, January 25th, Doors Open at 6:30/Bingo at 7 PM at IWCA Clubhouse
"Purse Bingo" is a brand new event in 2020! This will be a sellout. All ticket holders will have a chance to win gorgeous designer bangs, totes, wallets and wristlets. Bingo, Raffle, Silent Auction, Door Prizes!
TICKETS: $20/pp
BYOB and snacks. Doors open at 6:00 PM, Bingo starts at 7 PM. 
 
 
 
MEMORIAL SERVICE
Sunday, January 26th, 6:30 pm at CLUBHOUSE
This poignant service memorializes all residents that passed away during the year. Join family and friends as we remember those that have passed on,  Doors open at 6:30 PM. Service starts promptly at 7 PM. PLEASE PLAN TO ARRIVE EARLY.
AFFORDABLE GOLF CART CLINIC
Wednesday, January 29th, 9:30 am at Clubhouse Driveway
This is an annual opportunity to have your golf cart checked out by the pros at Affordable Golf Carts! Bring your cart down for a complimentary inspection!
NEON SUMMER CONCERT
Wednesday, January 29th, TBA at CLUBHOUSE
Neon Summer is a country vocal group consisting of Marty Short, Angela Short, and Anna Ash.  The band formed in their home state of Virginia, leading to performances at the legendary Radio City Music Hall, Madison Square Garden, and a stand out show on the Gran Ole Opry. The band has opened on tour for Keith Urban, Eric Paslay, Josh Turner, Charlie Daniels, Marty Stuart, and many other top names in Country music. Neon Summer is currently touring Florida and the Southeast, gearing up for 2018 shows at venues and festivals around the country including IWCA!
ITALIAN DINNER
Friday, January 31st, Social 5 PM, Dinner 6 PM at CLUBHOUSE
Lasagna, salad, garlic bread and desert. Lemonade and Iced Tea will be available.  BYOB and place settings. Bring a container for left overs. 
TICKETS:  $15 pp. 
CHICKEN SHOOT
Saturday, February 1st, 7:00 pm at CLUBHOUSE
This event defies explanation except that it is fun! It involves chickens and clucking! The Colonel has shown up and of course we have our own chicky chicken to liven things up!  It's five bucks to cluck...'er play! It involves poker chips and bingo...and chickens... 39 of them! Come for the fun! BYOB and snacks- no chicken fingers or wing dings please! :) The house is packed so be there for the fun!. 
SUPER BOWL EVENT
Sunday, February 2nd, TBA at CLUBHOUSE
Superbowl Sunday, Come join your neighbors and watch the Superbowl as you dine on Chili, Salad and Betty's Cornbread.  Fat Boys for dessert
TICKETS:  $6.00 pp.
 
ALSO: Seeking a new leader for next year's event. Pleas see Bob at #430
NOMINATION DEADLINE FOR FASHION SHOW
Monday, February 3rd
Nominate your friend, neighbor, an active volunteer in the park, your spouse or yourself! The theme is "All Decked Out" and will feature cruise wear for both men and women!  The event is scheduled for Friday, March 6th. Details to follow!
COLLIER COUNTY COMMISSIONER DONNA FIALA
Monday, February 3rd, 10:00 am to 11:00 am at Clubhouse
Collier County Commissioner Donna Fiala will address the IWCA Community for the last time as she has announced she will not stand for reelection. Commissioner Fiala and Michael Brownlee, Executive Coordinator to Commissioner Fiala  always offers tremendous insight into all things happening in East Naples. Don't miss this opportunity to stay informed, and to thank Commissioner Fiala for her unprecedented four terms serving as Collier County Commissioner representing East Naples. 

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Helpful Things to Know
  • Office Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00 am to 4:30 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