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FLASH NOTICE
POSTED 01/27/2022
BOARD OF DIRECTORS' MEETINGS SCHEDULE FOR 2022
AGENDAS WILL BE FORTHCOMING
 
FEBRUARY : 2,9,16,23
             MARCH:  2,9,16,23,30
           APRIL: 6,13,20,27
 
POSTED 01/21/2022
PRESENTING OUR NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS
President : Grace Rogers
First Vice President: Frank Przybylo
Second Vice President: Tom  Manarolla
Secretary:  Linda Gray
Treasurer:  Randy Caldwell
 
Congratulations to all elected candidates and thank you to those who put their names in for consideration.  Thank you to our volunteer vote counters and the Election Committee for a job well done.  
 
Posted 01/02/2022
Dear Residents,
Effective today, 01/02/2022, to protect our citizens, it is requested that masks be worn by all who enter the office and the clubhouse. Our voluntary use of masks will assist in protecting each of us in the battle to reduce the spread of the COVID virus and variant.
Tom Johns
Park Manager
 
POSTED !O/13/2021
Fiscal Year 2020 Audit available under Financials and Legally Required Documents. 
 
POSTED 10/1/2021
This is a friendly reminder to please check in with the office upon your arrival for the season. 
Thank you, 
Tim Johns
Community Association Manager

Calendar
PURSE BINGO!
Saturday, January 29, 2022
7pm
PURSE BINGO! SATURDAY, JANUARY 29, 2022 DOORS OPEN AT 6:30 BINGO STARTS AT 7:00 $20/PP THE ACTIVITIES COMMITTEE IS PLEASED TO RETURN PURSE BINGO TO IMPERIAL WILDERNESS! WE WILL BE...
Church of the Wilderness
Sunday, January 30, 2022
9am to 10:30am
Pastor Fred Mesler leads worship each Sunday at this non-denominational service. All are welcome.
Midstates Potluck
Sunday, January 30, 2022
4pm to 6pm
If you are live in "flyover state" or have ever been in one you are invited! BYOB, your own dinnerware and your favorite regional dish to share (unless it's lutefisk)!...

UPCOMING SPECIAL EVENTS PLEASE CONSULT THE CALENDAR FOR REGULARLY SCHEDULED EVENTS..
HOW TO PURCHASE TICKETS
Monday, January 18th to Saturday, December 31st at Clubhouse
 
The Activities Committee will have three ticket sale dates prior to any event. These sale dates will be for one hour in the Library at the Clubhouse.  Sale dates and time will be posted online and at the clubhouse when details are finalized.  An Activities Liaison is assigned to each ticketed event.  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!
PURSE BINGO
Saturday, January 29th, 6:00 PM at CLUBHOUSE
Purse Bing! Play bingo and win designer bangs! Silent auction, Raffle, 50/50, heads & tails, lots of fun.  Just in time for Valentine's Day. Don't like the bag you won? Auction it off! As we say in Minnesota, "It's a Hoot"! 
 
This is a sell-out event! 
Tickets are being sold: 
Wednesday January 19th  11:00 am to 1:00pm
Saturday January 22 10:00am till 11:00 am
Monday January 24th after the Activities Meeting
Price is $20.00
 
BLOOD DRIVE
Wednesday, February 2nd at CLUBHOUSE
A sign up sheet will be in the multi-purpose room. Sign up! Your donation saves up to four lives! See Chris A. for more information!
CRAFT FAIR
Wednesday, February 2nd
Just in time for Valentine's Day! Pick up a card or a special gift for your sweethearts with ample time to get items mailed to your special someones! 50/50 raffle and a gift raffle from our vendors!
Vendors may contact Vera M. or !Doris P. for more information
BLOOD DRIVE
Wednesday, February 2nd, 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM at CLUBHOUSE PARKING LOT
A  sign up sheet will be in the multipurpose room. Sign up! Your donation saves up to four lives! See Chris A. for more information. 
PAINT AND SIP CLASS WITH CINDI
Saturday, February 5th, 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM at CLUBHOUSE
Cindi J. a new seasonal resident of IW, will bring her artistic talents to the forefront on Saturday, February 5th from 12-3 pm and help those that would like to "brush up" on their painting technique and those that have never painted create their own acrylic masterpiece! A 10 x 10 canvas will be provided along with acrylic paint. You are invited to bring your own beverage to sip along with a snack. A ball jar or sturdy container is a must to clean your brushes. Bring your brushes if you have them! An apron will keep you clean. The subject matter is a beautiful SW Florida scene! It's beautiful and Cindi promises you will create a masterpiece to grace your wall. Cost is $25.00 per person with each class limited to 15 participants. Step by step instruction creates a very enjoyable day. You will be amazed at the artist within you. Additional information including prepaid reservations will be available at Monday morning Activities Meetings in the clubhouse. The class will be repeated on Saturday. March 5th from 12l-2 pm. Questions? Call Cindi at 248-504-7936
LUNCH BY BETTY & CREW
Wednesday, February 9th, 12:00 PM at CLUBHOUSE
Lunch by Betty and Crew. 
PET and Costume Contest
Saturday, February 12th, 12:45 pm at Clubhouse
The Pet Parade returns to the Wilderness! Dress your pet in your winning-ist Valentine's Day outfit for a chance to win fabulous prizes. First, second and third place prizes will be awarded to the best costumed pet. You can't win if you don't enter! Joyce H. is the event leader. Sign up sheets will be available outside the clubhouse at 12:45 pm. Judging will include a small parade of leashed pets, beginning under the portico and continuing along the paved walkway! Come out and cheer on our pets and their proud owners!
SUPERBOWL SUNDAY
Sunday, February 13th, TBA at Activities Monday Meetings at CLUBHOUSE
Look for the sale of "squares"! Details to follow at Monday morning Actvities Meetings!
VALENTINE'S DANCE
Monday, February 14th, 7:00 PM at CLUBHOUSE
The clubhouse is transformed by our wonderful decorating committee! The 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. Reserved tables.
$15 pp/$2l0 at the door. Tickets on sale as follows:
Monday following Activities Meeting,
Wednesday 11:30 to 1:00 pm
Saturdays 8:30 ro 9:30 am

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Helpful Things to Know
 
IWCA OFFICE INFORMATION:
  • Office Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00 am 12:00 p.m. 1:00 pm- 3:00 p.m. 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
    •   Irene Brooks
    • Office 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 Tamiami Trail East
    • Lot Number ( absolutely necessary)
    • Naples, FL 34114
 
HOW TO SIGN UP FOR IW EMAIL NOTIFICATIONS:
  •  To receive email notifications you must register on this webpage. The link to register is to the right of the Logon link at the top of the homepage. Select Membership and fill out the form completely.  You will receive a confirming email once your registration has been approved. 
BLUE STREAM INFORMATION:
  • Phone number for issues regarding your service:  239-610-4885
  •  20 page Blue Stream Service Contract  Here.
  • Link to Blue Stream Service and Pricing  Here.
  • Link to Seasonal Services Suspension  Here
  • You Tube link to the TiVO Experience  Here
 
LANDLORD AND RENTERS:
  • NO LEASE MAY BE FOR A PERIOD OF LESS THAN THIRTY (30) DAYS AND NO LEASE MAY EXCEED SEVEN (7) MONTHS IN A GIVEN YEAR ON THE SAME LOT.
  •  Landlords and Renters, Please contact the Park office for latest information for required documents.
  • 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. 
REALTORS:  If you sell a property please contact the office so we can send the buyer a sales application.
 
ACTIVITIES MEETINGS:
Mondays 8:30 A M. Come hear about upcoming events and  IW 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.
 
VOICE OF THE WILDERNESS:
Voice of the Wilderness newsletter is published monthly with information on activities, updates, interesting articles and more. It is available for pick up in the Club House upon publication. 
iwvoice34114@gmail.com
 
TRASH PICKUP:
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:
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 and EXPENSIVE. Just a reminder that it is not an unlimited resource. 
 
SAFETY INFORMATION:
  • 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 please remember to lock the following: 
  • your vehicle
  • doors to your mobile home or camper
  • your shed
  • your golf cart
  • your bikes
  • all personal property.
  •  Link to Hurricane Preparedness Checklist (PDF) here.
OUR SEWER SYSTEM:
Our Sewer System will malfunction if you flush anything other than waste material and toilet paper. No       diapers please. 
 
POOL INFORMATION:
  • ​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 help in keeping the pool area clean and tidy. 
NEED PROPANE? 
Thompson Gas delivers propane in IWCA. If you need gas delivered, please contact the Bonita Springs office at 239-992-7942 to set up delivery (as of 3/20/21).
 
BEACH PERMITS:
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 04/22/2021