ITEMS FOR SALE
CHRISTMAS DISHES: 12 dinner, 12 salad, poinsettia, gold trim, $20. 941-795-8359.
GO-FIT STABILITY ball, 65 cm maximum diameter, $5. 941-795-8359.
MEN’S COAT: LONDON Fog limited edition, 40 regular, $20, 941-795-8359.
QUEEN-SIZE BEDROOM set with new pillow-top mattress included. $450 or best offer. Call 941-545-0298.
AQUARIUM: 50-GALLON, hood, lights, gravel, filters and stand, $100 or best offer. Call 941-737-6887.
OLD GRISWOLD STOVETOP waffle iron, complete, excellent condition, $65. Four oak tavern chairs, heavy, $10 each. 941-565-0836.
FOR SALE: ANTIQUE two-runner wooden sled. $30. 941-565-0836.
SURF ROD: FUJI F-24 9.5-feet, excellent, $20, TV, Magnavox 19-inch, remote, great picture, $20. Frank, 941-761-1415.
BEDROOM SET: WHITE, hardwood, inlaid, triple dresser $99 or best offer. 941-778-3920.
KITCHEN TABLE AND two chairs, white hardwood, $65. 941-778-3920.
MARY KAY COSMETICS: Full line at discounted prices. Jenifer, 941-224-1760, 941-739-0792.
ANTIQUE COPPER POTS and bowls, collection $350. Burl-wood rocker, oak office chairs, collectibles. 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 place one free ad with 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)
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.
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.-2 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 a.m.-noon Saturdays. 511 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. 941-779-2733.
FLEA MARKET: 8 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 4. 9806 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria, across from Ginny’s & Jane E’s at the old IGA. Furniture, antiques, collectibles, jewelry, art, nauticals, linens and more great treasures. Rain date the following Sunday, Dec. 11.
GARAGE SALE: 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3. Household miscellaneous, dishes, pictures, fishing. 894 N. Shore Drive, Anna Maria.
GARAGE SALE: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3. 524 56th St., Holmes Beach.
DOWNSIZING! LOTS OF great stuff, but no room! 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3. One day only, don’t miss out! Artwork, furniture, decorative items, much more. 529 68th St., Holmes Beach.
SALE: THREE FAMILIES. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 2-3. Great Christmas buys, household items, plants. 505 69th St., Holmes Beach.
HUGE SALE: 8 a.m.-noon Friday and Saturday, Dec. 2-3. Furniture, bedroom, lounge, dining, occasional tables, pictures, beds. 532 70th St., Holmes Beach.
MOVING SALE; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 3-4. Furniture, bedding, miscellaneous. 600 Manatee Ave., #206, Westbay Cove condo.
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.
GOLF CART: EZGO, mint condition, new batteries, charger, orange/white. $2,500. Call 941-357-0658.
AVALANCHE: 2003 LTZ, Z71. 4WD, Bose stereo, sunroof, loaded, dealer maintained. $12,900 or best offer. 941-713-6466.
BOATS & BOATING
ANYONE WITH A boat or trailer stored at the former Catcher’s Marina (now Keyes Marina) must contact Jim at 941-778-1977 immediately to avoid default and removal of property.
POWER NOLES CUSTOM-fiberglass 11.5-foot cat-type hull. Very stable boat. Great for kid’s Xmas or anyone who wants to get on the water! 25-hp Mercury, trolling motor and two bass seats. Great boat! $2,150 obo. Call Toni, 941-928-8735.
WANTED: DOCKAGE FOR 26-foot boat in Anna Maria for December through February. Call Mark, 416-574-9500.
BUSY AND EXPANDING Island real estate office looking for experienced agents. High splits and low fees. Call 941-778-8104.
SALES ASSOCIATE: MOTIVATED, experienced real estate licensee for busy Island office. Please call Jesse or Robin at 941-778-7244.
KIDS FOR HIRE
LOCAL ISLAND STUDENT babysitter available. CPR and first aid-certified, early childhood development major. Emily, 941-567-9276.
BABIES, PETS AND PLANTS: Responsible, trustworthy, fun and reliable 16-year old. Own transportation. 941-447-9658.
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.
LPNS NEEDED FOR active quadriplegic using Hoyer lift. Full or part-time. Morning shifts are 4-5 hours starting at 7 a.m. Overnight shifts are 9:30 p.m.-7 a.m. Travel opportunity. 941-383-9637.
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.
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.
I DON’T CUT corners, I clean corners. Professional, friendly cleaning service since 1999. 941-779-6638. Leave message.
WILDLIFE REMOVAL and relocation: Problem solving for all animals, big and small. Call Joe, Westcoast Nuisance Wildlife Service. 941-720-4152.
TRANSPORT SERVICE: LET me drive you to the airport or anywhere in Florida. Flat rates. Reasonable. Call Mike, 941-567-6634.
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.
PHYSICIST TEACHES YOUR teenager ‘Game Design’ and publishing in iMac and iPad App stores worldwide. RolfBertram@me.com.
DOG-WASTE REMOVAL service: As low as $10 per week! 941-592-5170.
ISLAND DOGS GROOMING: $10 off first groom. Salon, home groom, pickup/delivery, pet sitting. Certified groomer. Call 941-778-1202.
MOBILE DOG GROOMING: Bath/brush/hand blow dry, under 30 pounds, $30, 31-50 pounds, $40, 51-80 pounds, $50, 81-99 pounds $60. www.furrytails4grooming.com. 941-224-8655.
TUTORING SERVICES: Specializing in algebra, geometry, calculus, trigonometry and science. Special needs students welcome. Grades 3-12. Rick, 941-224-4977.
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.
GUITAR TROUBLE? KOKO RAY’S ISLAND studio. Instruction in flute, saxophone, guitar, piano and voice. 315 58th St., Holmes Beach, 941-538-8724.
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.
GARDEN ELVES SERVING Island since 2000. Reliable yard maintenance, tree trimming, hauling. Affordable rates. 941-704-7954.
GOT STUMPS? CALL an experienced, reliable expert. Brad Frederick’s LLC Tree Stump Grinding and surface roots removal. 941-730-0001.
JR’S LANDSCAPING AND MAINTENANCE Lawns, native plants, mulching, trimming, hauling, cleanups. Island resident 25 years. Call 941-807-1015.
STRAIGHT SHOT LANDSCAPE. Shell installed $45/yard at true specifications. Free appliance pick up. 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.
NURSERY QUALITY GARDEN Care and maintenance. Hand weeding, trimming, cleanup, plant installation. Certified horticultural professional. Call Joan, 941-704-9025.
TOP NOTCH LAWN Care: Residential and commercial. For all your landscaping needs. 941-932-6600.
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, handyman, light hauling, pressure washing. Jack of all trades. 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.
PAUL FREY PAINTING, pressure wash, custom interior and exterior painting. Insured, 20 years experience. 941-224-8786.
JUS ROMEO: INSURED, affordable, experienced. House painting, pressure washing, handy work. Free estimate. Call Justin, 941-224-0344.
SOUTHWEST HOME IMPROVEMENT: MIchigan builder, 30 years experience. Affordable, timely, within budget. Call Mike, 1-616-204-8822.
WEEKLY/MONTHLY/ANNUAL rentals: wide variety, changes daily. SunCoast Real Estate, 941-779-0202, or 1-800-732-6434. www.suncoastinc.com.
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.
HOLIDAY/VACATION RENTALS: 3BR/2BA private pool home in northwest Bradenton, 3BR/3BA private pool home in Palma Sola, west Bradenton. No annuals. Call 941-794-1515.
VACATION RENTAL WATERFRONT 2BR/2BA, DOCK, pool, sunroom, laundry, annual-seasonal. 941-779-9074.
ANNUAL RENTAL: LONGBOAT Key, Twin Shores mobile home, 55-plus, private beach, 2BR/1BA. Call Karen, 813-377-6864.
1BR/1BA GROUND-FLOOR CONDO. 55-plus, pool, fishing pier. $1,500/month for three months, $1,300/month for six months and $1,000/month, annual. 813-393-6002.
3BR/3BA: NEW CANALFRONT, pool garage, beach three minutes, boat dock, extra. Starting $1,250/week. Also 2BR/2BA pool, garage, 75 yards to beach, starting $900/week. Call Jo Catolica, director, 269-760-9753, or Mike Sakellarides, 514-390-5050. Facebook: Palm Pelican.
GULFFRONT VACATION RENTAL: 2BR/1BA, sunset dining. Winter visitors call for rates. $150/night, three-day minimum. Contact Mary Ann, 863-660-3509.
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. 941-713-8070.
ANNA MARIA SEASONAL rental: 2BR/1BA, washer and dryer, close to beach and fishing pier. Call 941-720-2418.
BAY WATERFRONT: SEASONAL 2-3BR/2BA, laundry room, pool, sun room, walk to beach. 941-779-9074, 703-587-4675.
HOLMES BEACH ANNUAL: 3BR/2BA, great room, washer, dryer, duplex, no stairs, storage. All new last year. Great location, $1,600/month. 603-969-6840.
RETAIL/OFFICE SPACE available, up to 1,000 sf. High visibility location along Marina Drive In Holmes Beach. Call 941-799-9096 for more information.
SEASONAL RENTAL: ANNA Maria city. Upstairs unit, 2BR/1BA. Available December-January. $1,500/month plus tax. 941-778-4499
ANNUAL RENTAL: $750/month or seasonal 1BR/1BA, 55-and-older community. All new inside. Bradenton Beach. 941-224-1652.
VACATION RENTALS ONLY: Private pool homes, 3BR/2BA and 3BR/3BA. Condo, 1BR/1BA overlooking golf course. Call 941-794-1515 or www.coastalpropertiesrealty.com.
NEED 2BR/2BA CONDO or house for March rental for two energetic senior citizens. Flexible location but prefer Holmes Beach. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or 860-245-0182.
ANNUAL 2BR/2BA: Washer-dryer hookup, shared pool. First, last and security deposit. $1,100/month plus utilities. Seasonal 2BR/2BA washer and dryer, shared pool, ground floor, $2,700/month. 941-778-9576.
ANNUAL: 2BR/2BA on canal, washer and dryer hookup, space for 28-foot boat. No pets. Holmes Beach. 941-778-7039.
ANNA MARIA ANNUAL: Beautiful, quaint efficiency apartment. Wood floors, granite counter-tops. One block to Gulf of Mexico, backyard dock, canal access to Tampa Bay. One person. $645/month plus security. 941-778-9158.
HOLMES BEACH HOME, quality built and priced for quick sell.
Centrally located, three short blocks to sandy beaches.
No reasonable offer refused. Questions, 309-642-7370.
View virtual tour at www.srqvt.com/309b59thst.html.
SEEKING ANNUAL KEY Royale rental: Minimum 3BR/2BA. Excellent credit. 407-566-1180.
WESTBAY COVE, HOLMES Beach, Second-floor 2BR/2BA on bay and one block to Gulf! Lovely views, pools, tennis. December-January, $2,125/month. Visit aposporos.com. Aposporos & Son, 941-387-3474.
DIRECT INTRACOASTAL WATERFRONT: 1BR/1BA, tile floors, Jacuzzi bath, dock, air conditioning, fridge, $900/month. Shelley, 941-720-4475.
HOLMES BEACH ANNUAL: 2BR/1.5BA, carport, lanai, shed, washer-dryer hookup, $950/month. 941-779-2265.
VACATION RENTAL: HOLMES Beach. 2BR/1BA, boat slip, trolley stop on corner, fully furnished, washer and dryer, outdoor shower, enclosed patio, covered parking. Desirable location. $800-$1,000/week plus tax. No pets, no smoking. 941-713-6466.
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.
DIRECT GULFFRONT: 146 feet on the beach. 3BR/4.5BA, office recreation room, spa, pool, outdoor kitchen and theater, elevator, turnkey furnished. $3,750,000. Suncoast Real Estate, 941-779-0202 or 941-720-0288.
NEW UPGRADED CONDOS: Minutes to beach, annual, seasonal, $140,000-plus. Special financing available. 941-773-0212. Taylor Morrison at Palma Sola Trace.
BEACHFRONT HOME FOR sale. 2BR/1BA, large lot for expansion! By owner, $799,000. 941-778-8356.
DEEP WATER BOAT dock on Bimini Bay, no bridges. Pam Watts, Coldwell Banker, 941-228-8753.
HOLMES BEACH HOME: Quality built and priced for quick sell. Centrally located, three short blocks to sandy beaches. No reasonable offer refused. Questions, 309-642-7370. View virtual tour: www.srqvt.com/309b59thst.html.
KAYAK OUTSIDE YOUR backdoor with storage. Perico Bay Club villa. Turnkey furnished 2BR/2BA, garage, must sell, poor health. $182,500 or best offer. Vacant, easy to see. Realtor, Fred Flis, 941-356-1456.