ITEMS FOR SALE
SOFA BED: EXCELLENT condition, 69 inches long $100. Lazy Boy recliner, $50. 941-538-4100.
PADDLE BOARD FOR sale: 11-feet 6-inch Waterman C4, with carbon-fiber paddle. 941-778-3206.
QUEEN PILLOW TOP: ONE year old. Was in guest room, moved, no guest room. $125. 813-239-6186.
2005 KUBOTA B2710 Tractor: Price, $2,960. Diesel, 4WD, mower, loader. E-mail for pictures: HYPERLINK “mailto:email@example.com”firstname.lastname@example.org. 561-634-2127.
ROOF PAINT: 30 gallons Sherwin Williams for tile roof, Red Cent (Terra Cotta Color), $100 or best offer, 941-840-2650.
CLASSIC-STYLE WOOD desk, nine drawers, solid wood, $100. Shannon, 941-720-4364.
QUEEN SLEEPER SOFA: Beige, leather, in good condition. $100. Shannon, 941-720-4364.
DELL COMPUTER: 3.06 GHz processor, Windows XP-PRO, $100. 941-756-6728.
AERIAL PHOTOS of Anna Maria Island. View and purchase online: www.jackelka.com.
COMMERCIAL RESTAURANT SUPPLIES: Ice machine: install and service $2,100. You pick up, $1,600. Assorted stainless shelves: $75. Six-burner gas cooktop and charbroiler: $1,800. 941-730-2606.
FREEBIE ITEMS FOR SALE: Individuals may advertise up to three items, each priced $100 or less, 15 words or less. FREE, one week. Deliver in person to The Islander, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, e-mail email@example.com, fax toll-free 1-866-362-9821. (limited time offer)
GLORIA DEI LUTHERAN Church: All are welcome to come and worship with us! Please call 941-778-1813 or visit us at: www.gloriadeilutheran.com for worship times. 6608 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.
BRADENTON ROTARY CLUB meets at noon Mondays at Mattison’s Riverside, 1200 First Ave. W., Bradenton. Club members enjoy fellowship with like-minded professionals. Club projects offer opportunities to benefit the community locally and worldwide. To attend a meeting as our guest, call Trish, 941-747-1871. More information: www.bradentonrotary.org.
HAITI $$$ DONATIONS to the Ministry of Presence Inc., www.ministryofpresence.org, urgently needed for local representatives to aid homeless children. Info: The Islander, 941-778-7978.
TERRY HAYES, REALTOR. Signature Sothebys International. 941-302-3100. Terry.firstname.lastname@example.org. Discoverannamaria.com.
WANTED: YOUR OLD cell phone for recycling. Deliver to The Islander, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.
FISHING GEAR WANTED: The Privateers and The Islander are collecting new or used, repairable fishing poles and reels, nets, tackle, buckets, etc. to give to children. Donate your gear at The Islander newspaper office, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.
FREE GUN LOCK courtesy of Project Childsafe, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and Holmes Beach Police Department. Pick up at The Islander office, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Don’t be sorry, be safe.
ESTATE SALE: 10 a.m.-3 pm. Friday, 10 a.m -1 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 24-25. 449 E. Royal Flamingo Drive, Bird Key, Sarasota, turn left at Bird Key Country Club. Beautifully furnished and in immaculate condition. Beautiful dining set, bedroom sets, two queen and one king, four Lladros, set of Lenox Rutledge pattern china, two very nice sofas, two swivel microfiber sofas, other chairs, mirrors, quilt racks, ivory figures, wine table, eight pairs of lamps, leather and two other hassocks, two sets of bar chairs, mahogany and granite bar, bar cabinet, media cabinet, framed pictures, area rugs, curio, silk plants and trees, set of Solaris pattern pottery, TV, vacuum, floor cleaner, ladders, gas blower, Reebok RB 310 exercise bike, weight bench with weights and stands, dumbbell set, lots of nice linens and kitchenware. Pictures: www.appraisals4u.biz or www.flickr.com/photos/appraisals4u. Sale by Julie McClure.
ESTATE SALE: 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24. Martinique condominiums, 5300 Gulf Drive, unit 407, Holmes Beach. Numbers and access to condo will be handled by Dave. Sofa, French provincial dining room set, glass-top coffee table, Lenox, sofabed, twin-bed set, prints, TVs, bookcases, new home shopping items, desk, figurines, recliner, kitchenware, vacuum, stuffed animals, collectibles, etc. Sale conducted by Palma Sola Sales. Numbers given out at 8 a.m.
ROSER THRIFT SHOP open 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday; 9 am to noon Saturday. Donations 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesdays. 511 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. 941-779 -2733.
GARAGE SALE: 9 a.m.-noon, Saturday, Sept. 25. Nice, dark brown leather couch, $300. Other furniture and miscellaneous kitchen stuff. 224 84th St., Holmes Beach.
SALE: 8 a.m.- 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25. Tools, carpet cleaner, vacuum cleaner, pictures, bar stools, lots of what-nots. Stair-stepper exerciser, futon, too much to list. Priced to sell, come early for best deals. Something for everyone. 503 77th St., Holmes Beach.
SALE: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18. Appliances, fine china and many miscellaneous goodies! 7631 Westmoreland Drive, Sarasota.
LOST & FOUND
YELLOW MAINE COON cat lost from 6600 block of Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Reward offered. 941-725-4488.
FOUND: LEATHER TEVA sandals on beach near 53rd Street, Holmes Beach. Call 941-779-0210.
PARENTS NEEDED for loving homes to foster puppies and kittens until they are old enough for adoption. All food and medical provided. Julie, 941-720-1411.
1999 SATURN S-SERIES coupe. 55,000 miles. Literally driven on island by little old lady. Barely driven last three years. Garage stored. Must sell while we are in area, Sept. 21-30. $2,000. Excellent value. 613-256-6522.
2007 HARLEY DAVIDSON Fatboy Asking $2,930. No trades. Nice looking bike, details and pictures: email@example.com. 727-475-5405.
2009 HARLEY SUPERGLIDE custom. Sundowner touring seat, sissy bar, luggage rack, windshield, RhineHart pipes, lots of chrome. Red hot SunGlo. garage kept, Showroom condition. $12,800. Details and pictures, 813-833-0238.
BOATS & BOATING
BOAT PROBLEMS? DON’T delay, have our boat repair specialists fix it today. We offer free towing from dock to marina. Call N.E. Taylor Boatworks bottom pant specialists at 941-794-2802 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
FOR RENT: DEEP-water boat slip: North end of Anna Maria, easy access to Gulf. Up to 30 feet, $150/month. 941-794-8877.
DRUMMER AND BASS musician wanted for reggae band. 941-779-5246.
SALES ASSOCIATE: MOTIVATED, experienced real estate licensee for busy Island office. Please call Jesse or Robin at 941-778-7244.
KIDS FOR HIRE
LOOKING FOR A babysitter or pet sitter? For all ages, call Carolyn. Red cross certified. 941-778-2301.
KIDS FOR HIRE ads are FREE for up to three weeks for Island youths under 16 looking for work. Ads must be placed in person at The Islander office, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.
HEALTH FOOD STORE on Anna Maria Island, located in busy shopping center, large inventory, all equipment and fixtures, completely turnkey, business growing monthly, owners moving, great opportunity for mom and pop. $189,000. Call Jim, 941-580-0626.
GIFT SHOP FOR sale. Call owner, 941-779-2624.
LET US DRIVE YOU! Airports, cruise ports. Flat rates. Anna Maria Sunshine Car Service. 941-778-5476.
PROFESSIONAL I.T. SERVICES: Complete computer solutions for business and home. Installation, repair, upgrade, networking, Web services, wireless services. Richard Ardabell, network engineer, 941-778-5708, or cell 216-509-1945.
ISLAND COMPUTER GUY, 37 years experience. On-site PC repairs, upgrades, buying assistance and training. Call Bill, 941-778-2535.
LIGHT CARPENTRY, HOME repairs, handyman work, deck repairs, dock repairs, etc. Retired tradesman, Island resident. No job too small. Call Steve Doyle 941-778-1708.
TOTAL DOOR AND Window Service: Repairs, replacements, sales, parts, stormcatcher hurricane covers, Simonton windows, Plastpro doors, ODL inserts. 941-730-1399.
HOUSE CLEANING BY Laura. Excellent references. One house, 2BR/2BA, $50. 941-539-6891.
CONTACT CAPT. GREG Burke of A Paradise Realty for all of your real estate needs, selling, listing, buying, market analysis. 941-592-8373, or e-mail: email@example.com.
I DON’T CUT corners, I clean corners. Professional, friendly cleaning service since 1999. 941-778-7770. Leave message.
ISLAND HOUSEKEEPING: LOCAL girl, great references. Openings for home and vacation rental accounts. Deborah, 941-524-0486
TRANSPORT SERVICE: LET me drive you to the airport or anywhere in Florida. Flat rates. Reasonable. Call Mike, 941-567-6634.
ALTERATIONS AND CUSTOM home decor, Pillows, cushions. Experienced, dependable. Call Diane 941-778-6373, cell 941-724-6831.
TOASTED COMPUTER SERVICES. Your home and business specialist. On-site service, virus/spyware, cleanup, system setup, upgrades, diagnosis and repair, internet/wireless networking, custom system design. 941-224-1069.
BUSINESS-TO-BUSINESS JD’s Window Cleaning looking for storefront jobs in Holmes Beach. 941-920-3840.
ISLAND MERMAIDS CLEANING and Co.: 36 years of happy customers. Organizing, pet-watch, storm-check, etc. Rentals our specialty. 941-778-3046.
DESIGNER FOR HIRE! All your graphic needs covered! Web design. Call Jon at Smashcat Studios, 941-778-2824 or 941-545-0192.
BEACH SERVICE air conditioning, heat, refrigeration. Commercial and residential service, repair and/or replacement. Serving Manatee County and the Island since 1987. For dependable, honest and personalized service, call William Eller, 941-795-7411. CAC184228.
ANYONE CAN TAKE a picture. A professional creates a portrait. I want to be at your wedding! www.jackelka.com. 941-778-2711.
NADIA’S EUROSAGE Relaxing, healing massage in the comfort of your home. Call today for an appointment, 941-795-0887. MA#0017550.
CHECK MY HOUSE! When you’re away, we stay close to home. We provide full house checking services to ensure your house is secure while you are away. Call 941-928-8735, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
TUTORING SERVICES: Specializing in algebra, geometry, calculus, trigonometry and science. Special need students welcome. Grades 3-12. Jenifer, 941-224-1760.
UPSCALE NAIL SALON: Nails on the Island. 30 years experience. Call for an appointment. Now offering in-home services. 941-713-5244.
KOKO RAY’S ISLAND studio: Back to school specials through September. Instruction in flute, saxophone, guitar, piano and voice. 315 58th St., Holmes Beach, 941-778-8323.
LAWN & GARDEN
CONNIE’S LANDSCAPING INC. Residential and commercial. Full-service lawn maintenance, landscaping, cleanups, hauling and more! Insured. 941-778-5294.
ISLAND LAWN SPRINKLER service and repair. Your complete irrigation repair company. Call 941-778-2581.
TREES BY BREEZE Inc.: Custom landscapes, tree trimming, property maintenance. Insured. Since 1988. Chris, 941-778-2837.
JR’S LANDSCAPING AND MAINTENANCE Lawns, native plants, mulching, trimming, hauling, cleanups. Island resident 25 years. Call 941-807-1015.
STRAIGHT SHOT LANDSCAPE. For all your landscape needs. Shell $45/yard. Call Shark Mark. 941-301-6067.
KARAZ LANDSCAPE LAWN service. Mulch, clean ups, power washing, tree trimming and more. 941-448-3857 or 941-448-5207.
SHELL DELIVERED AND spread. Premium grade-A, $45/yard B-grade, $30-$40/yard. Hauling all kinds of gravel, mulch, top soil with free estimates. Call Larry at 941-795-7775, “shell phone” 941-720-0770.
NATURE’S DESIGN LANDSCAPING. Design and installation. Tropical landscape specialist. Residential and commercial. 30 years experience. 941-729-9381.
VAN-GO PAINTING residential/commercial, interior/exterior, pressure cleaning, wallpaper. Island references. Bill, 941-795-5100.
TILE -TILE -TILE. All variations of ceramic tile supplied and installed. Quality workmanship, prompt, reliable, many Island references. Call Neil, 941-726-3077.
CUSTOM REMODELING EXPERT. All phases of carpentry, repairs and painting. Insured. Meticulous, clean, sober and prompt. Paul Beauregard, 941-730-7479.
GRIFFIN’S HOME IMPROVEMENTS Inc. Handyman, fine woodwork, countertops, cabinets and shutters. Insured and licensed, 941-748-4711.
JERRY’S HOME REPAIR: Carpentry work, handyman, light plumbing, electrical, light hauling, pressure washing. Call 941-778-6170 or 941-447-2198.
SOUTHBAY HOME REPAIRS: If it’s broken, stuck, loose, leaks, needs paint, etc. I’ll fix it. Affordable quality work. 941-720-2906.
FOREMOST FENCE: Commercial, Residential. Chain link, vinyl, aluminum, wood, access control. Contractors you can depend on. Call 941-748-2700.
J.E. MURRAY: ESTABLISHED Island builder. New homes, remodeling. 30-year resident. Call 941-778-2316 or 941-730-3228.
HANDYMAN FOR HIRE: $15 per hour. No job too small. One call does it all. Call Arthur, 941-301-0624. Quality satisfaction guaranteed.
GULFVIEW 1BR APARTMENT: Annual, unfurnished $825/month. 941-592-6645.
WEEKLY/MONTHLY/ANNUAL rentals: wide variety, changes daily. SunCoast Real Estate, 941-779-0202, or 1-800-732-6434. www.suncoastinc.com.
WATERFRONT KEY WEST STYLE with dock. Furnished, walk to beach. $150/night, $950/week. Use of bikes and kayaks included. 941-794-5980. www.divefish.com.
VACATION RENTALS: 3BR/3BA pool home, 2BR/1BA cottage, 5BR/4BA split pool home, two blocks to Holmes Beach. 3BR/2BA pool home, northwest Bradenton, 3BR/3BA pool home, Palma Sola. Weekly, monthly rentals. Luxury furnishings, all amenities. Inclusive prices. Coastal Properties Realty, 941-794-1515.
ANNA MARIA BEACHFRONT, waterfront vacation rental. 5BR/4BA. $2,200/week. 559-760-1331. tampabaybeachhouse.com.
WATERFRONT, CANAL, BOAT slip: Annual duplex in Holmes Beach. 2BR/2BA. Living room, kitchen, storage, washer and dryer hook ups. No pets. Holmes Beach. 941-778-7039.
WATERFRONT CONDO at Mariners Cove. Annual rental with boat slip, 2BR/2BA. 2,000 square feet with enclosed lanai. Two pools, tennis court, washer/dryer. $1,900/month, water and standard cable included. Call 941-920-3358.
MODEST 1BR TRAILER: 55-plus Paradise Bay, rent $525/month or buy, $15,000 or best offer. 941-727-5210 or 941-735-1647.
WINTER MONTHS: UPGGRADED mobile home. 1BR. Carport, Paradise Bay. $975/month. Satellite TV, utilities. Call 941-761-3341.
FEMALE ROOMMATE WANTED: 2BR/2BA, wireless Internet, non-smoker, no pets. email@example.com.
CHARMING MONTHLY/SEASONAL condo. Cross street to Holmes Beach. 2BR/2BA, washer, dryer. Two screened-in decks, heated pool. $2,400/month. 813-634-3790.
SEASONAL: HOLMES BEACH. Spacious 3BR/2BA duplex, upper level. Screened lanai, completely furnished. One house from beach. Gulf view. No pets or smoking. Two-month minimum. 813-689-0925 or HLMSBCHRNTL@aol.com.
SPACIOUS LOWER 2BR/2BA plus garage near pool. 55-plus community. 10 minutes to beaches. Annual, $950/month plus utilities and deposit. Seasonal, January- April, $1,850/month. May-December, $1,650/month. Call 941-761-4847.
ANNUAL: 2BR/1BA, NORTH Anna Maria duplex. $800/month plus utilities. 941-778-6088.
ANNUAL RENTAL: ANNA Maria, 200 feet to Rod & Reel Pier. 2BR/1BA ground level, washer, dryer, refrigerator, unfurnished, newly remodeled, no pets or smokers. $925/month plus utilities, available now, 941-387-8610.
FOR RENT: 2BR duplex near beach. No pets. $800/month plus deposit, utilities. 941-538-8200.
ANNUAL DUPLEX: 1BR/1BA. Holmes Beach. Walk to beach. $800/month plus utilities. First, last, security deposit. 941-376-0541.
SEASONAL OR WEEKLY cottage-style rentals. 1BR/1BA or 55-plus 2BR/1BA with pool. Walk to beach, shopping, restaurants. 941-778-3426. Web site 2spinnakers.com.
FLORIDA BUSINESSES FOR sale! Buy, sell, broker, referral. E2/EB5 Visa. Call James Adkins, 941-713-0635. www.AdkinsFloridaGroup.com.
HAVING MORTGAGE TROUBLE? Want to buy distressed properties? Call James Adkins, 941-713-0635. www.MyDistressedHome.com.
BAYFRONT PELICAN COVE condo: 2BR/2BA great views, close to everything. Call Capt. Greg, 941-592-8373, A Paradise Realty.
SANDPIPER DOUBLEWIDE: 2BR/1.5BA across from beach. Spacious, remodeled. 2601 Gulf Drive, Bradenton Beach. Call Lynne, 941-744-7904.
2BR/1.5BA TROPICAL PALM Mobile Home Park, 55-plus. Canalfront, 15 minutes to beach. Hot tub, pool, remodeled, doublewide. $49,000, one third down, includes lot. Finance. Rent, $695/month. 863-608-1833. firstname.lastname@example.org.
AN AMAZING PIECE of property located right in the heart of paradise. Located by I-275 north-south and I-75 north and south corridor. This lot offers 570 feet of saltwater canalfront that totals 1.09 acres and is a very rare find. 2215 Miguel Bay Drive, Terra Ceia, FL, 34250. Call Ed DeLosh at Edgewater Real Estate, 941-730-9122.
THIS LOT IS in the perfect location to get away from the big city. From Tampa/St.Pete head south over the Skyway Bridge. From the south US 19 or I-75 is an easy off, easy on. Nestled in the middle of Tillits Bayou, Miguel Bay, Terra Ceia Bay and Tampa Bay. 2420 57th St. Ct., Terra Ceia, FL, 34250. Call Ed DeLosh at Edgewater Real Estate, 941-730-9122.
PRICE REDUCED: DUPLEX on two deeded lots, both units 2BR/1.5BA, elevated, park under building. $450,000. Call owner: 941-730-2606.
BUY NORTH CAROINA MOUNTAIN land now! Lowest prices ever. Bryson City, 2.5 acres, spectacular views, paved road. High altitude. Easily accessible, secluded. $45,000. Owner financing. 800-810-1590. www.wildcatknob.com