ITEMS FOR SALE
RICE COOKER: STEAMER, Rival. Six-cup with manual, $5. 941-795-8359.
SHELF UNIT: ATTACHES TO wall, sliding doors, walnut finish, 66 x 72. Free! 941-779-0005 or 518-260-7948.
CASTING ROD: BERKLEY Bionix, $10. Call Frank, 941-761-1415.
FISHING REEL: PENN #85. Saltwater, $15. Call Frank, 941-761-1415.
FISHING REEL: PENN Senator, 4/0. Fair condition, $15. Call Frank, 941-761-1415.
BOB’S MANUAL JACK plate, $80. Gas GO-PED $90. LiquidForce wakeboard, no binding, $60. 941-778-5439.
CHRISTMAS LIGHTS, LARGE container, $10. 941-795-8359.
COMPUTER: 2.4 GHz with newly loaded Windows XP-PRO, $100. 941-756-6728.
TV: 32-INCH Toshiba HD, with remote and manual, $100. 941-795-8359.
YAMAHA VINO CLASSIC: Two scooters for sale. 2007 blue, only 1,500 miles, great condition. $1,150 or best offer. 2006 silver, only 850 miles and in great condition. $1,050 or best offer. Great gas mileage, 35 mph-plus, easy to ride, and really great fun on the Island! 941-928-8735.
GIRL’S BIKE: SPECIALIZED Hotrock, light purple, like new. $85. 941-928-8735.
ANTIQUE COPPER POTS and bowls, collection $300, or $50-75 each. Wine racks, antique burl-wood rocker and more. View at The Islander store, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.
THREE GRAND MIRRORS, gorgeous frames, 4×6 feet to 5×8 feet. $200-$350. View at The Islander store, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.
ORIGINAL, LOCAL ART for sale. View at The Islander store, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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.
ANNUAL CHRISTMAS BAZAAR: 8a.m.- noon Saturday, Dec. 4, by Trailer Estates Hobby Club, atrecreation hall, 1903 69th Ave., Bradenton.
CORPORATE AND GOLF entertainment. Private parties and fundraisers. Florida: October through March. www.bbrodney.com. 337-367-0339.
CALLING ALL ARTISTS! Sidewalk pre-Christmas sale at The Islander newspaper. Co-sponsor sculptor Woody Candish. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 18. No fee. Call 941-778-7978 or stop by 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, to register for the Where’s Woody Sale.
WANTED: KID CRAFTERS for the Children’s Gift Bazaar at the Christmas on Bridge Street Dec. 18. Earn holiday cash! Call for details, 941-713-3105.
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.email@example.com. Discoverannamaria.com.
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.
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: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4.
2302 Avenue B – Bradenton Beach. Full house of a lot of interesting collectibles, including 1950’s toys and many other collectibles.
www.appraisals4u.biz for pictures and more details after Tuesday. Sales by Julie McClure
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.
ANTIQUE AND ART fair: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 4-5. Take the trolley! Quality artists and antique dealers, organic produce and exotic orchids. Benefits LBK Turtle Watch. For information, call Steff’s Stuff, 941-383-1901. 6828 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Whitney Plaza, Longboat Key.
LOST & FOUND
LOST CAMERA: Panasonic Lumix, small black camera in pink neoprene-style pouch. Call 941-778-7978 if found.
BEAUTIFUL WHITE BULL-Lab mix. This dog is one year, 10 months old and looking for a good home. Great around people and other animals. House trained, well- mannered and loves to run with other dogs at the park. All shots up to date. Call 941-896-5627.
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.
SALES ASSOCIATE: MOTIVATED, experienced real estate licensee for busy Island office. Please call Jesse or Robin at 941-778-7244.
ACCOMPLISHED CULINARIANS: Wait and chef staff. 941-778-6444.
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.
GREAT OPPORTUNITY! TURNKEY business, clothing shop in Holmes Beach. Walk in and start your own Island business! $79,900. Call Sato Real Estate Inc., 941-778-7200.
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.
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.
ISLAND COMPUTER GUY, 37 years experience. On-site PC repairs, upgrades, buying assistance and training. Call Bill, 941-778-2535.
CONTACT CAPT. GREG Burke of A Paradise Realty for all of your real estate needs, selling, listing, buying, market analysis. Listings needed, present inventory sold or under contract. 941-592-8373, or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
I DON’T CUT corners, I clean corners. Professional, friendly cleaning service since 1999. 941-778-7770. Leave message.
TRANSPORT SERVICE: LET me drive you to the airport or anywhere in Florida. Flat rates. Reasonable. Call Mike, 941-567-6634.
HOUSE CLEANING BY Laura. Excellent references. One house, 2BR/2BA, $50. 941-539-6891.
NEED NEW DOORS? Fiberglass doors and frames, glass inserts, patio, storm and Simonton windows. TDWS. 941-722-7507.
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.
WILDLIFE REMOVAL and relocation: Problem solving for all animals, big and small. Call Joe, Westcoast Nuisance Wildlife Service. 941-720-4152.
INDEPENDENT POWER WASHER: Anna Maria resident. $15/hour, $50/minimum. Services include houses, trailers, pool and wood decks, store fronts. Removes stains and mildew. Free estimates. Please, call Bill, 941-896-6788 and save!
PIANO LESSONS, Beginner to adult, degreed instructor. Lessons on grand piano, learn at your own pace, with computer and theory games available. Pick up from King Middle School possible Tuesday or Thursday. 941-761-2440.
ANTIQUES, FINE FURNITURE repair. Free estimates. Call Otto, 941-778-5639.
ISLAND PET NANNY: Loving pet care. Longtime Island resident, background check, pet CPR-certified, references. Karen Robinson, 941-779-2830 or 941-730-5693.
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 0want 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 email@example.com for details.
TUTORING SERVICES: Specializing in algebra, geometry, calculus, trigonometry and science. Special need students welcome. Grades 3-12. Jenifer, 941-224-1760.
GUITAR TROUBLE? KOKO RAY’S ISLAND studio. 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.
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. $1,900/month off and $2,490/month in season. Use of bikes and kayaks included. 941-794-5980. www.divefish.com.
ANNA MARIA BEACHFRONT, waterfront vacation rental. 5BR/4BA. $1,500-$2,200/week. 559-760-1331. Annamariaislandbeachfront.com.
SEASONAL: HOLMES BEACH. Spacious 3BR/2BA duplex, upper level. Screened lanai, completely furnished. One house from beach. Gulf view. No pets or smoking. 813-689-0925 or HLMSBCHRNTL@aol.com.
DIRECT BAYFRONT: 2,500 sf. Beautiful home, 3BR/2.5BA, boat dock, lift, pool, fully furnished. $3,600/month, annual. 941-580-0626.
BEACHFRONT HOME. Spectacular water views, private beach. Ground-level 2BR/1BA, garage. Available December and January. 941-348-9448.
SEASONAL ANNA MARIA: Newly remodeled 2BR/1BA and 3BR/2BA houses. 200 feet to beach. By week or month. 941-778-7933.
HOLMES BEACH: 2BR/1BA duplex apartment with washer and dryer, carport, large back deck, steps to beach. Cute, well appointed, fully furnished. Immediately available, seasonal $2,600/month. Call 813-244-4944.
GULFFRONT COMPLEX: 2BR/2BA. Tennis, heated pool, Jacuzzi. Available December, January, February. Two-week minimum. 941-794-8877.
2BR/1BA BEACH COTTAGE: Steps to beach. Available for season. $2,500/month. Call Sato Real Estate Inc., 941-778-7200.
HOLMES BEACH OFFICE space: 900 sf, $900/month. 941-725-3948.
SEASONAL RENTAL AVAILABLE now. 1BR/1BA apartment, west of Gulf Drive, Anna Maria City. $1,200/month plus tax. 941-778-4499.
SEASONAL RENTAL: PEBBLE Springs 3BA/2BR condo. Front-door covered parking, pool at back door, tennis, clubhouse, minutes to beach, includes water and cable. $1,600/month. Requires application. www.macalusoproperty.com. 813-368-7383.
ANNUAL RENTAL ON North Shore Drive. Private beachfront, 4BR/3BA home. Large deck with gazebo, walkway to beach for great sunsets. Carport, private drive, laundry. Anna Maria. 404-433-2542.
BRADENTON BEACH: Sandpiper 55-plus resort, Anna Maria Island. 2BR/1BA. Furnished, carport, bay view. No smoking. $650/month, first, last and $500 deposit. Seasonal, $1,400/month, minimum three months. 941-545-8923.
FOUR-MONTH WINTER special: 2BR/1.5BA furnished, senior park. 15 minutes to beach. Pool, hot tub, recreation room. $1,100/month. Lease option, $49,000. 863-688-3524 or 863-608-1833.
WESTBAY COVE, HOLMES Beach. Jan. 15 percent discount! Second floor, 2BR/2BA, on bay, one block from Gulf. Two pools, tennis courts. $2,465. 30-day minimum. Visit aposporos.com. Aposporos and Son Real Estate. 941-387-3474.
HOLIDAY: CHRISTMAS, NEW YEAR rental. $399/weekend, $599/week. 2BR/2BA, pool, boat dock. 941-356-1456. Realtor, Real Estate Mart.
PALMA SOLA TOWNHOUSE: Vacation. January-February available. Pool, boat dock. $2,600/month. 941-356-1456. Realtor, Real Estate Mart.
LUXURY CONDO FOR rent: 2BR/2BA, steps from the beach. Tennis, sauna, pool, walking distance to great restaurants. $700/week, two-week minimum. Chickenplucker@webtv.net or call 863-688-3524 or 863-608-1833.
HOLMES BEACH: ANNUAL 3BR/2BA, close to Gulf, large unit in a duplex, $975/month. First, last, security. 585-317-7344.
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.
BAYFRONT PELICAN COVE condo: 2BR/2BA great views, close to everything. Call Capt. Greg, 941-592-8373, A Paradise Realty.
DIRECT GULFFRONT: 146 feet on the beach. 3BR/4.5BA, office recreation room, spa, pool, outdoor kitchen and theater, elevator, turnkey furnished. $3,950,000. Suncoast Real Estate, 941-779-0202 or 941-720-0288.
DIRECT GULFFRONT: 4BR/4.5BA, den, three-car garage, pool, spa, elevator, security. Immaculate 2005 Mediterranean villa-style architecture, breathtaking Gulf views, furnished, 5,146 sf under roof, north Anna Maria Island. 12106 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. $3,500,000. Contact owner, broker, 941-920-1699.
I WILL LIST your property on 350 web sites! Laurie Fox, Coldwell Banker, HYPERLINK “http://www.every-listing.com/”www.every-listing.com, 941-730-7635.
TOWNHOUSE: 2BR/2BA WITH pool and boat slip. $115,000. Realtor, Real Estate Mart. 941-356-1456.
SPACIOUS VILLAGE GREEN 2,150 sf 3BR/2BA, two-car garage villa. $149,500 or best offer. Meadowcroft 2BR/2BA, two-car garage plus bonus room, free-standing coach house, $179,900. Forty-Three West, pet friendly 2BR/2BA, one-car garage villa, $128,500. Perico Bay 2BR/2BA, two-car garage, $229,000. Realtor, Real Estate Mart, 941-356-1456.
PRICE REDUCED: DUPLEX on two deeded lots, both units 2BR/1.5BA, elevated, park under building. $335,000. Call owner: 941-730-2606.
BANK ORDERED ONSITE auctions: 677± acres. Commercial, timber and hunting land. Hamilton, Gilchrist and Clay counties. Dec. 2-3. Visit RowellAuctions.com -AU479/AB296.
80 ACRE LOTS: Humboldt Co., NV, near Reno. Hill views. Only $299/down. $296/month. No credit checks. Seller financing. Great opportunity! 949-632-7066. See: CheapRuralProperties.com.
1,267 ACRES, LAND auction Nov. 26. Riverfront, divided. View full details online! CertifiedLandAuction.com. 800-711-9175. Certified Real Estate. AUC-002792, GAL3046 10 percent buyer’s premium.