ITEMS FOR SALE
ELECTRIC SCOOTER: THREE-wheel, like new. Make it easy to travel the Island. $300 or best offer. 941-778-7999.
DELL COMPUTER WITH newly loaded Windows XP, $100. 941-756-6728.
MITSUBISHI TV, 36-inch, $50. TV stand, black 30x20x18 with storage, $25. 941-761-1135.
OCCASIONAL TABLE, GLASS, bronze base, 28×25, $25. 941-761-1135.
HIGH-TOP TABLE: 45-inch round, tile top, wood base and chairs, $75. 941-795-8359.
CHINA CABINET: CHERRY wood, lights, four doors, drawers, 48×72, $75. Early American couch, floral, great condition, $40. 941-795-8359.
BIRD CAGES: ONE parrot size, one cockatiel size, $35 each. 941-356-1456.
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.
CORPORATE AND GOLF entertainment. Private parties and fundraisers. Florida: October through March. www.bbrodney.com. 337-367-0339.
THE ANNA MARIA Garden Club will hold its January meeting at noon Jan.19. Meeting will be at Roser Church and a speaker from Selby Gardens will be speaking on African Violets (Gesneriads). Public is welcome. 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria.
CALLING ALL ARTISTS! Sidewalk pre-Christmas sale at The Islander newspaper. Co-sponsor sculptor Woody Candish. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 29. No fee. Call 941-778-7978 or stop by 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, to register for the Where’s Woody Sale.
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.
ROSER THRIFT SHOP open 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. 511 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. 941-779 -2733.
ANTIQUE AND ART fair: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 1-2. 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.
GIANT YARD SALE: Art and artists sale hosted by The Islander in the Island Shopping Center, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 29. Bargains and fun shopping. Info: 941-778-7978.
ISLANDER STORE SALE: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 29. Tie-Dye Mullet T-shirts, AMI stickers, collection of art, mirrors and Island kitsch. One-day sale at The Islander in the Island Shopping Center, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.
LOST & FOUND
LOST CAMERA: Panasonic Lumix, small black camera in pink neoprene-style pouch. Call 941-778-7978 if found.
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.
BOATS & BOATING
MAINSAIL MARINA BOAT slip rentals: Monthly boat slips for rent starting as low as $225 per slip. Please contact Margo or Tay, 941-201-3222. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
SALES ASSOCIATE: MOTIVATED, experienced real estate licensee for busy Island office. Please call Jesse or Robin at 941-778-7244.
EXPERIENCED MOTIVATED REAL estate sales associate for Island office. High splits, low fees. Call Lynn, 941-730-1294.
GRAPHIC DESIGNER WANTED part-time for ad/editorial layout. InDesign and Photoshop expertise a must. Advertising experience required. Intro-resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
KIDS FOR HIRE
LOOKING FOR A babysitter or pet sitter? For all ages, call Carolyn. Red cross certified. 941-778-2301.
LOCAL ISLAND STUDENT babysitter available. CPR and first aid-certified, early childhood development major. Emily, 941-567-9276.
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.
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.
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: email@example.com.
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.
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.
ISLAND PET NANNY: Loving pet care. Longtime Island resident, background check, pet CPR-certified, references. Karen Robinson, 941-779-2830 or 941-730-5693.
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!
BUSINESS-TO-BUSINESS JD’s Window Cleaning looking for storefront jobs in Holmes Beach. 941-920-3840.
ISLAND MERMAIDS CLEANING and Co.: Last-minute Christmas gift certificates! 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 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.
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.
CONCRETE/PAVER WORK: 20 years experience. New, repair, replace. Sidewalks, patios, driveways. Joel Snyder, 941-720-1599.
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.
KEY ROYALE WATERFRONT house for rent. Annual, unfurnished. Beautiful, tropical 2BR/2BA, den, 1,700 sf. Great pool area, gas-heated hot tub, on canal, two boat lifts, two-car garage. Available Feb. 1, 2011. $2,300/month. 941-730-1086. email@example.com.
BEACHFRONT HOME. Spectacular water views, private beach. Ground-level 2BR/1BA, garage. 941-348-9448.
CANCELLATION AVAILABILITY. WESTBAY Cove, Westbay Point, 2BR/2BA, tennis, pools. January and February openings. Sharon, Old Florida Realty, 941-713-9096.
SEASONAL: PARTIAL-TO-turnkey furnished. 1BR/1BA off Cortez Road. One mile from beaches. Call Pat with Florida Real Estate team, 941-920-6637.
ESCAPE WINTER: MARCH available, 1BR, across street from beach, washer, dryer, cable TV, Internet. 888-841-8474.
SEASONAL RENTAL AVAILABLE February and April. 1BR/1BA apartment west of Gulf Drive, Anna Maria City. $1,200/month plus tax. 941-778-4499.
2BR/2BA condominiums for rent. Harbor Pines. $650-$750/month. No pets. Call 941-524-5577.
LARGE REMODELED 2BR/1BA, garage and deck. Walk to beach. $1,100/month includes water, sewer, garbage. First, last and security. 941-779-2131.
FOR RENT: ANNUAL 2BR/1BA. $700/month plus utilities. Perfect for quiet couple. Anna Maria City. Call 941-746-0377.
HOLMES BEACH BUSINESS Center. Rental units available for office/commercial spaces from 750-2,000 sf. Humidity-controlled mini-storage units and garage units, 11 x 22 feet. 5347 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. 941-778-2924.
ANNUAL HOLMES BEACH 2BR/2BA. $875/month plus utilities. 941-778-4498.
NEW YEAR’S WEEKEND: 2BR/2BA townhouse. Pool, dock. $350/weekend, $500/month. Call 941-356-1456. Real Estate Mart.
VACATION HOME: 3BR/2BA northwest Bradenton, three blocks to bay. Eight minutes to Anna Maria, small pet considered. January, $1,500, February, $2,200, March, $2,400. Realtor, 941-356-1456. Real Estate Mart.
PLANTATION GROVE: ANNUAL 2BR/1BA. $600/month, gated community, 55-plus. Available now. Realtor, 941-356-1456. Real Estate Mart.
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: 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, www.every-listing.com, 941-730-7635.
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.
NICE 2BR/1.5BA DOUBLEWIDE, at Bradenton Tropical Palms senior park. 15 minutes to beach. Big pool, sauna, recreation hall seats 1,000. Lease option, $45,000 with lot, lots alone are $38,000. Great deal. 863-688-3524 or 863-608-1833. firstname.lastname@example.org.
CUSTOM BUILT BY owner: Elevated 3BR/2.5BA, four-car garage. Top-of-the line construction with elevator, lush private gardens and pool. Quiet street, walking distance to beaches and available boat dock. We have bought at Freedom Village so the opportunity to get a great buy is now! Asking $549,000. For pictures and information, e-mail Holmesbeachdream@aol.com or call 513-378-9100. Also have a like-new 3BR/3BA ranch in northwest Bradenton only $165,000. All by owner.
SMALL HOME AT Bradenton Beach Pines Trailer Park. 55 and older. Lot rent, $392/month. $12,900. 61 N. Bay Drive. Call Bryan, 941-737-7759.
FORTY-THREE WEST 2BR/1BA, one-car garage villa. Modern cathedral ceiling, caged courtyards, exclusive, $120,000. Realtor, Call 941-356-1456. Real Estate Mart.
PRICE REDUCED: DUPLEX on two deeded lots, both units 2BR/1.5BA, elevated, park under building. $335,000. Call owner: 941-730-2606.
CONDO FORECLOSURE! OWN for pennies on the dollar. Spectacular brand-new 3BR/2.5BA condo, 2,262 sf on Amelia Island, Fla. Prime location, upscale amenities, only $249,900. Own for less than half price! Includes private beach club membership! Must see. Call now, 877-888-6381, ext. 42.