ITEMS FOR SALE
METAL DETECTOR: FIND gold treasures on beach or on land. $60. 941-778-7948.
BIRD CAGES WITH stands, Quaker, cockatiel size or smaller, $35 each. 941-356-1456.
GOLF CLUBS, STAINLESS-steel, with bag $40. Phone, 941-794-2392.
COMPUTER: 2 GHz processor with newly loaded Windows XP PRO, $90, 941-756-6728.
CHINA SERVICE FOR eight, “Spring Bouquet”, with serving pieces, $30. 941-795-8359.
PANASONIC DVD HOME theater system, $100. Sharp TV, works great, $10. 941-795-8359.
QUEEN FRAME, NEW, $20, Portable microwave, white, $25, Beach screen painting, large, $25. 941-778-1264, 570-704-8485.
WHITE BED-SERVING tray, $20. 941-778-1264, 570-704-8485.
SMALL WHITE WICKER computer desk, $20, entertainment center, holds 27-inch TV plus components, $25. 941-778-5686.
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.
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.
THE ANNA MARIA Garden Club will hold their monthly meeting at noon Wednesday, Feb. 16 at Roser Church. Silvia of Silvia’s Flower Corner will be demonstrating the art of flower arranging. Public is welcome to attend.
WEST MANATEE FIRE Auxiliary Fire Hall yard sale coming in March. Please consider donating. We can pick up or drop off at 201 Second St. N., Bradenton Beach Fire Hall. Tax deductible letters available. 941-720-0426.
DENNIS CLARK IS Four Seasons Pool Service. Fully licensed certified pool operator, 941-737-5657.
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.
PALMA SOLA PRESBYTARIAN church garage sale: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19. Furniture, housewares, books, linens, appliances, toys, more! church mission projects. 6510 Third Ave. W., Bradenton.
ROSER THRIFT SHOP YARD SALE: 9a.m.-noon Saturday, Feb. 19. 511 Pine Ave., Anna Maria.
FLEA MARKET/BAKE sale: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19. Something for everyone! Sandpiper Resort, 2601 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach.
GARAGE SALE: 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 18-19. Household, decorative, twin beds, leather recliner, golf clubs, grill many quality items. 403 Alamanda Drive, Anna Maria.
MULTI-FAMILY SALE: 8 a.m.-1p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19. Microwave, TV, vacuum, luggage, camping, household. 403 72nd St., Holmes Beach.
HUGE GARAGE SALE: 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Feb, 19. Antiques, collectibles, silver, furniture, and much more. 612 and 614 Ambassador Lane. Holmes Beach.
LOST & FOUND
LOST: PRESCRIPTION SUNGLASSES. In black hard case. Lost in Anna Maria. Please call Jerry, 941-778-2313.
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.
LOST CAT: LAST seen Feb. 8 on Key Royale Drive, Holmes Beach. 8 years old, male, white with black-and-brown patches. Long hair, 941-778-0033.
BOATS & BOATING
TIP TOP CANVAS Shop: Book now to be completed before summer! Premium canvas shop, featuring Makrolon semi-ridged windows for fly-bridge enclosures, aft-deck enclosures and dodgers for sail and center-console boats. Completed on time, on budget and exceeding every expectation of discriminating boat owners. Dockside service. 941-932-8872. Email: TipTopCanvasShop@gmail.com. TipTopCanvasShop.com.
CUSTOM CARPENTRY: BOAT and home. Quality work, fair rates. Call 941-795-1947 or 941-792-4739.
SALES ACE: MOTIVATED Real Estate licensee wanted for new progressive Island office. Great splits. Call Nicole, 941-773-3966.
SALES ASSOCIATE: MOTIVATED, experienced real estate licensee for busy Island office. Please call Jesse or Robin at 941-778-7244.
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.
LOOKING FOR ANGEL investor for construction project: Haley’s Motel is seeking a $1,000,000 investment to transform the motel into a wedding facility. Invest $100,000 to $1,000,000 with a great short-term ROI. Call Tom for details, 941-993-4909.
ROTTEN RALPH’S RESTAURANT/bar business opportunity, $299,000. One of the last with waterfront dining. Sharon Villars, 941-920-0669. Erlene Fitzpatrick, 941-224-6339. Remax Alliance Group.
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.
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.
CONTACT CAPT. GREG Burke of A Paradise Realty for all your real estate needs, selling, listing, buying. Listings needed. 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.
ANTOINETTE’S PERSONAL SERVICE: Caring for your home while you are away. 941-778-7355, 941-730-6548.
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.
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.
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.
INCOME TAX SERVICE: Individual and small businesses. We also do all states. Call Pat, 941-761-8156.
ANTOINETTE’S PERSONAL SERVICE: Caring for your home while you are away. 941-778-7355, 941-730-6548.
DIRTY DRIVEWAY? MAKE it look new again. 3,000 PSI pressure wash your two-car driveway for only $40. Call Bill, 941 896-6788.
A-Z HANDYMAN: No job to small. Tile. Drywall, carpentry, painting, bathrooms and kitchens, etc. Anna Maria Island resident. Call Rich, 941-538-1360 or Kyle, 941-896-1656.
TUTORING SERVICES: Specializing in algebra, geometry, calculus, trigonometry and science. Special needs students welcome. Grades 3-12. Jenifer, 941-224-1760.
BUSINESS-TO-BUSINESS JD’s Window Cleaning looking for storefront jobs in Holmes Beach. Free estimates, references. 941-920-3840.
ISLAND MERMAIDS CLEANING and Co.: Gift certificates! 36 years of happy customers. Organizing, pet-watch, storm-check, etc. Rentals our specialty. 941-778-3046.
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.
RELAXING MASSAGE IN the convenience of your home or hotel. Massage by Nadia, more than 19 years on Anna Maria Island. Call today for an appointment, 941-518-8301. MA#0017550.MA#0017550.
CHECK MY HOUSE! 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.
GUITAR TROUBLE? KOKO RAY’S ISLAND studio. Instruction in flute, saxophone, guitar, piano and voice. 315 58th St., Holmes Beach, 941-538-2284.
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, 941-448-6336.
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.
SOUTHWEST HOME IMPROVEMENTS: Michigan general contractor with 30 years experience. Looking for large or small projects. Budget minded and knowledgeable tradesman willing to complete your project from start to finish on time, within budget. Quality work guaranteed at affordable prices. Call Mike, 616-204-8822.
BRUSH OF CLASS: A higher quality of painting. Specializing in interior and exterior painting, remodels, and carpentry. CT Handyman services. Ted Watson, owner, 941-896-4410. Licensed.
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.
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. Credit check required. $1,900/month. 941-730-1086.
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.
LOCAL PROFESSIONAL BUSINESS owners with exceptional rental references looking for 2BR/2BA home on Anna Maria. Trying to sell your house? No problem, we’ll take excellent care of it. Showings not a problem. Prefer two-year lease. Have two mature polite dogs, guarantee no problems. 941-713-8070.
HOLMES BEACH COTTAGE: 2BR/1BA. Northwest Bradenton 3BR/2BA pool home, Palma Sola 3BR/3BA pool home. Vacation rentals: www.coastalpropertiesrealty.com. 941-794-1515.
PERICO ISLAND: 3BR/3BA beautifully furnished house. Private pool, seasonal/monthly rent. $3,000/month. Call 941-795-3778.
ANNUAL RENTAL: 2BR/1BA. $900\/month, water included. 8102 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Mike Norman Realty 941-778-6696.
ANNUALS: 2BR/2BA ground-level, pool, 55-plus community, $1,000/month. 3BR/2BA ground-level, pool, tennis, Perico Bay Club, $1,200/month. 3BR/2BA private home, $1,500/month. Gulf-Bay Realty, 941-778-7244.
3012 AVENUE C, Holmes Beach. 2BR/2BA, washer, dryer, $850/month. 128 51st St., Holmes Beach, 2BR/1BA, spacious, washer, dryer, close to beach, $900/month. 2100 Ave. A, Bradenton Beach, canalfront, newly remodeled, $1,150/month. Mike Norman Realty. 941-778-6696.
ANNA MARIA DUPLEX: 2BR/2BA, Seasonal $2,000/month. Close to beach, trolley and restaurants. Three-month minimum. 941-778-7167.
SIX-MONTH SEASONAL rental: 2BR/1.5BA cottage on Gulf side. Ground-level. $1,800/month. 941-741-6729.
SEASONAL 1BR/1BA DUPLEX: Ground floor, furnished, no pets. Two people. February through March, $2,000. 203 Peacock Lane, Holmes Beach, 810-614-6962.
ANNUAL 1BR/1BA Ground-level duplex, Anna Maria near beach, $850/month includes water and trash. 941-778-7003.
OFFICE, RETAIL, PROFESSIONAL Space: 8803/8799 Cortez Road. 1,200-sf (former salon) and 1,300-sf. Call 1-800-952-1206.
WINTER SPECIAL: SENIOR park, 2BR/2BA doublewide. $850/month, seasonal. $695/month, annual. Will sell for $39,000. 2314 14th St., Bradenton. Tropical Palms. 863-688-3524, 863-608-1833. E-mail: email@example.com.
WATERFRONT: COZY AND charming one bedroom cottage with dock. Perfect for retiree without much stuff. $1,150/month, annual. 941-779-0289.
ANNUAL RENTAL: AVAILABLE March 1. 2BR/2BA located in Holmes Beach. References required and security deposit. No pets and no smoking. Mature couples preferred. $950/month. Call 941-527-7661.
VACATION RENTALS ACROSS from beach. Openings now. 2BR/1BA, $550/week. Almost Beach Apartments. 941-778-2374.
SEASONAL: ANNA MARIA. Completely remodeled 3BR/2BA and three-2BR/1BAs. 200 feet from beach. Low rates for November, 2011 through January, 2012. 941-778-7933.
ANNUAL RENTAL: 1BR/1BA with spacious living room and separate laundry room. Meticulously remodeled apartment Energy Star appliances, front-load washer and dryer, super quiet air conditioning. Granite counter tops. North end of Anna Maria, 200 steps to Gulf of Mexico beach. Back yard dock on Lake LaVista Bayou. Must see to appreciate. Available March 1. $995/month plus security. Call 941-778-9158.
ANNA MARIA ISLAND Club: beachfront. Two weeks, Feb. 19-March 4. 2BR/2BA, remodeled condo. Owner, 941-778-7399.
PALMA SOLA BAY: Waterfront home. 3BR with beautiful lush landscape and incredible views. Huge fenced-in backyard with large screened patio, heated pool and Jacuzzi. Boat dock and guest house also available, $1,975/month. Long-term lease, references required. 941-792-3535.
ANNA MARIA ISLAND Club: January, February, March 2012. Beachfront 2BR/2BA. Call 813-781-7562. Dharveyel@aol.com.
FOR RENT: HOLMES Beach Resort Sixty-Six available Feb. 26 through March 5. Condo unit, first floor, 1BR, sleeps four, full kitchen, housekeeping, pool, hot tub, Steps to Gulf sand. Call 315-926-3486, leave message.
ON THE BEACH condos available April through summer. Two week minimum. 2BR/2BA or 3BR/2BA, heated pool, Jacuzzi, tennis. 941-794-8877.
SEASONAL RENTAL AVAILABLE April, week or month. 1BR/1BA apartment, $1,100/month plus tax. Anna Maria City, east of Gulf Drive. 941-778-4499.
VACATION RENTALS: FEBRUARY and March openings now. 2BR townhouse, $750/week. 3BR/2BA house, pet-friendly. 941-356-1456. 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 condo at Bayview: 2BR/2BA, fireplace, great views, close to everything. Call Capt. Greg, 941-592-8373, A Paradise Realty.
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.
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.
FOR SALE BY owner: One of the prettiest houses on Island. 3BR/2BA canalfront. Four houses to bay. In-law suite. Move-in ready. Don’t miss this one! Open Saturday and Sunday, 1-3 p.m. $499,000. 440-537-0208. 518 56th St., Holmes Beach.
DUPLEX FOR SALE by owner. Best deal on Anna Maria Island at $379,000. Long-term leaseback from seller includes all maintenance. Realtors welcome. Call Tom, 941-993-4909.
GET IN ON pre-construction savings on quality 3BR/2BA homes. One block to beach, Holmes Beach. Private pool, two-car garage on quiet dead-end street. Starting at $450,000. Call Barry Gould, 941-448-5500. Island Vacation Properties.
PRICE SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED! Lovely updated canal home at 514 71st St., Holmes Beach. Pristine, move-in ready! $479,000. MLS# R4594631. 941-779-1013, 941-704-5288.
MUST SEE BEACH condo: Skip out front door onto beach, no tunnel vision. Views of beach and Gulf every room. 5400 Gulf Drive #36, Holmes Beach. $550,000. MLS#R 4594634. 941-779-1013, 941-704-5288.
PRICED TO SELL: $459,000. Charming canal home with great potential. 509 59th St.. Holmes Beach. MLS# R4594732. 941-779-1013, 941-704-5288.
AFFORDABLE CONDOS: ESTATE to settle. 2BR villa, carport, heated community pool, $45,000. Forty-Three West 2BR/2BA, one-car garage villa. Upgrades, pet-friendly, $120,000. Spacious 3BR/2BA, two-car garage, Village Green. Make offer, 941-356-1456. Realtor, 941-356-1456. Real Estate Mart.
OWN 20 ACRES Only $129/month. $13,900 near growing El Paso, Texas (safest city in America!). Low down, no credit checks, owner financing. Free map/pictures. www.sunsetranches.com. 866-485-4364.