ITEMS FOR SALE
GIRL’S BIKE: 16-inch. Like-new, used twice, training wheels, helmet. Cost $60 asking $25. 941-778-7226.
SHOP-VAC: WET/dry, 10 gallon, $10. Hamster cage, complete, $10. 941-795-8359.
PORTA-CRIB WITH Sealy mattress, “Childesigns,” $30. 941-795-8359.
COMPUTER: 2-GHz with newly loaded Windows XP-PRO, $65. 941-756-6728.
COLLECTIBLES: VINTAGE TINS, $5, Hot Wheels, 10 for $1. Call 941-795-8734.
ENTERTAINMENT CENTER: THREE sections, side sections have rounded glass. 6-foot, 8-inch x 70-inch x 20-inch deep. $75. 941-778-0192.
COCKATIEL BIRD CAGE: Like new with floor stand, $35. 941-356-1456.
MATTRESS: LATEX SPRING air. New, $1,500. $100 or best offer. 941-778-3920.
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.
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
FREEBIE ITEMS FOR SALE
Individuals may advertise up to three items, each priced $100 or less, 15 words or less. FREE, one week, must be submitted online. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, fax toll-free 1-866-362-9821. (limited time offer)
I AM DOING a history project on the Sandpiper Resort, in need of a home movie projector for 8 mm or super 8 mm. Beg, borrow, steal or rent are the terms. Ted Baird, 941-779-0152.
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.
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.
ANTIQUE STORE LIQUIDATION: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, April 9. Numbers at 8 a.m.) Airport Mall (Old US 301) 8251 W. University Pkwy. Eclectic mix of long ago shuttered store. 19th century Samurai sword, old world pieces, including turn-of-the-century oil paintings (John Miles, Nelson Bickford) over 100 hand-colored early botanical and other fine prints, decorative frames, old linens, Limoge, Minton, Wedgwood, Copeland china, fine crystal, orientalia, vintage toys, French brass bed, antique claw-foot desk, Also lots of usable furniture, bedding and household items. Premium Estate Liquidators.
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.
MULTI-FAMILY SALE: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, April 9-10. Loveseat and sofa, coins, household items, plants. Rain dates April 16-17. 505 69th St., Holmes Beach.
YARD AND PLANT sale: 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, April 9. 676 Key Royale Drive, Holmes Beach.
LOST & FOUND
LOST PRIVATEER DAGGER: one of matching husband-wife set. Husband passed away recently, so much sentimental value attached. Please, call 941-761-4771 if found.
LOST: GOLD AND seed pearl bracelet in Holmes Beach. If found, please, call 941-545-5009 or 920-608-0701.
LOST: TEAR DROP-shaped necklace, maybe near Manatee public beach, much sentimental value. Reward if found, 941-345-6531 or 941-778-3953.
DIGITAL CAMERA (FOUND on Island), digital camera (found at Robinson Preserve), men’s wedding band, silver makeup bag. For further information please, call the Holmes Beach Police Department at 941-708-5804.
LOST: VICINITY OAK Street beach, Anna Maria. Pair of Maui Jim frameless brown sunglasses, sentimental value. Reward. 603-490-7100.
FOUND: PRESCRIPTION GLASSES. 7200 block, on beach. Call to claim. 941-896-7196.
WONDERFUL SWEET ADULT cat, tiger striped, big beautiful eyes. Neutered, up to date on shots, micro chipped. Lisa, 941-345-2441 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
2001 VW GTI, six-cylinder. 92,000 miles. Blue Book suggested retail price, $8,295. Excellent condition. Best offer? 941-794-1492.
GOLF CART: 2002 EZGO. Mint condition, $1,750. 518-332-4134.
BOATS & BOATING
BIMINI BAY: 10,000-lb. lift, up to 29 feet. Direct open water, electric, water. Call Larry, 941-778-1565.
FOR RENT: BOAT slip, north end Anna Maria. Easy access to Gulf, up to 30 feet, $150/month. 941-794-8877.
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 email@example.com.
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 AND deli business. 3228 E. Bay Drive, Holmes Beach. 941-580-0626.
LET US DRIVE YOU! Airports, cruise ports. Flat rates. Anna Maria Sunshine Car Service. 941-778-5476.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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, 941-448-4100.
HOUSE CLEANING BY Laura. Excellent references. One house, 2BR/2BA, $50. 941-539-6891.
WILDLIFE REMOVAL and relocation: Problem solving for all animals, big and small. Call Joe, Westcoast Nuisance Wildlife Service. 941-720-4152.
ISLAND PET NANNY: Loving pet care. Longtime Island resident, background check, pet CPR-certified, references. Karen Robinson, 941-779-2830 or 941-730-5693.
PRESSURE WASHING SPECIAL: Driveways, swimming pool decks, docks and trailers, $45/each. All other services $18/hour plus chemicals. Cortez resident. Call Bill, 941-896-6788.
PURE IMAGE CLEANING: Residential, commercial and move-in, move-outs! Call Michelle, 941-465-2957.
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 want 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 email@example.com 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.
CERTIFIED HORTICULTURAL PROFESSIONAL: Nursery quality garden care and maintenance. Hand weeding, trimming, cleanup, plant installation. Certified horticultural professional. Call Joan, 941-704-9025.
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.
DOOR REPAIRS, REPLACEMENTS: Residential, commercial, glass inserts, insulated-glass replacement, vinyl windows. TDWS Inc. 941-730-1399.
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.
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 March 1. $1,900/month. 941-730-1086.
OFFICE, RETAIL, PROFESSIONAL Space: 8803/8799 Cortez Road. 1,200-sf and 1,300-sf. Call 1-800-952-1206.
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.
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.
ISLAND ANNUALS: 2BR/2BA ground-level, pool, 55-plus community $1,000/month. 3BR/2BA private home, furnished, $1,400/month. Gulf-Bay Realty, 941-778-7244.
BRADENTON BEACH SMALL one room efficiency. $695/month, annual lease, no pets. 941-779-0289.
VACATION RENTALS ACROSS from beach. Openings now. 2BR/1BA, $550/week. Almost Beach Apartments. 941-778-2374.
NEAR BEACH TOWNHOUSE. 2BR/2BA, pool and boat slip, $750/week. Call right away. Realtor, 941-356-1456. Real Estate Mart.
WATERFRONT HOME: 2BR/2BA, pool, dock, walk to beach, $2,000/month, annual. 703-587-4675, 941-779-9074.
SEASONAL 2012: 2BR/2BA, waterfront, three-month minimum, Homeaway.com. Property number 270319. 941-209-8789.
HOLMES BEACH: SEASONAL 2BR/1BA. 200 feet to Gulf. Available April 1. $695/weekly. 585-317-7344.
SANDPIPER RESORT: 2BR/1BA, steps to beach, bay view, dock, seasonal, annual. 941-778-3051.
TURNKEY FURNISHED, SPACIOUS 1BR/1BA 900-sf duplex apartment with wraparound deck. Utilities, lawn care, cable by owner. Laundry on site. 1.3 miles from Anna Maria Island beaches. $1,025/month. 941-761-2725.
ROOM FOR RENT: House privileges, $400/month. 941-565-0686.
SEASONAL: COME SEE it now and book for next year. Waterfront, spectacular view, 2BR/2BA, granite counter tops, stainless-steel appliances, designer furnishings, marble and hardwood flooring, flat screen TVs, soaking tub, price reduced, $3,300. Three-month minimum. Photos: Homeaway.com, property #270319. Call 941-209-8789.
BEAN POINT: BEACHFRONT annual rental. 4BR/3BA, carport, gazebo, $2,950/month. 404-395-5547.
EASTER SPECIAL: ONE and two bedroom apartments across from Gulf available. Call 941-753-8866, 941-518-5026.
SPRING BREAK RENTAL: Townhouse, 2BR/2BA, pool, boat dock, $750/week. Available April 4 on. Realtor, 941-356-1456. Real Estate Mart.
1BR/1BA: STEPS TO beach, pool, too! Compact, comfortable, ground floor, tile floors, private patio, electricity, water included, no pets, on-site laundry, $850/month. 201 S. Bay Blvd., Anna Maria. Cherie, 786-375-9633.
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.
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. $3,400,000. Contact owner, broker, 941-920-1699.
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.
DIRECT BAYFRONT: 2,500 sf, pool, dock and lift. Two year rent-to-own. Five percent down and $4,500/month. $1,099,000. 417 28th St., Holmes Beach. 941-580-0626.
TRY A FRESH approach: Call Carmen Pedota and Lori Guerin of Duncan Real Estate for all your real estate needs. 941-284-2598 or 941-773-3415. www.loriguerin.listingbook.com.
FOR SALE: BRADENTON Beach. Sandpiper Resort, 1BR/1BA, enclosed bonus room, steps to beach. 813-458-3875.
FOR SALE: TRAILER. Pines Park, Bridge Street. $45,000. Updated, furnished, three blocks to beach. Park manager on-site. Boat dock possibility. Owner, 603-508-2039. Cell, 941-567-6726.
ASSISTED LIVING HOME: Includes real estate. Two houses on lake, one can be living quarters/office. Nine-bed up and running for over 15 years. $529,000. Call 941-356-1456, Realtor. Real Estate Mart.
$135,000: WATERFRONT TOWNHOUSE. 2BR/2BA, turnkey furnished, heated pool. Boat slip outside your front door. Low fees, exceptional deal. Call to see now. Exclusive with Real Estate Mart, 941-356-1456.
\ACROSS THE STREET from beach, 20,000 sf, two 100×100-foot lots. Centrally located, ready to build up to four luxury homes. $685,000. 941-778-9304.
CORNER LOT: 100×100 feet with 4BR/2.5BA home with lanai, one block from beach, $550,000. Call 941-779-9059.
SPACIOUS 4BR/2BA HOME: College area. Reduced to $89,000 or best offer. Realtor, 941-356-1456. Real Estate Mart.
PERICO BAY CLUB villa: 2BR/2BA and garage, turnkey furnished, pet-friendly. Must sell, health reasons, lowest price on the block. $205,000. Call Fred, 941-356-1456. Real Estate Mart.
VILLAGE GREEN VILLA: Extra large unit, 3BR/2BA, two-car garage. Reduced to $126,500. Call Fred, 941-356-1456. Real Estate Mart.