ITEMS FOR SALE
COMPUTER 2.0 GHz with newly loaded Windows XP-PRO, $50. 941-756-6728
LINENS: QUEEN SET, Souleiado. Blue, white. Many extras, $100. 941-749-1643.
WATERFORD STEM VASE: 10-inch, $50, Waterford flared vase, $50. Crystal ice bucket, two champagne glasses, $50. 941-795-8359.
PERFECT CHRISTMAS GIFT: Child’s heavy-duty kitchen, extra accessories, $40. 941-778-3458.
VERTICAL BLIND SYSTEM for patio doors. Two, 9×7-foot. $49, black leather recliner, $59. 941-778-3920.
ONEILL SURF BOOTIES, size 6, $25, Pro Builder model battleship, tank, built, both, $18, Topps baseball card set, 2006, 2007, $60. 941-778-7003.
SURF FISHING ROD: Fuji F-24 9.5-feet, excellent, $20, TV, Magnavox 19-inch, remote, great picture, $20. Frank, 941-761-1415.
GE REFRIGERATOR: 21.6 cubic feet. No frost, icemaker, white, works great, $175. Call 941-928-8735.
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
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HELP FOR HAITI: The Ministry of Presence is preparing a large shipment destined in about two weeks for Port-au-Prince and needs to be filled include: peanut butter, canned foods and meat, pasta, rice and beans, and cleaning supplies such as Pine, and bleach. Drop off to The Islander, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.
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.
NEW LOCATION: STEFF’S Stuff Antiques has moved to The Centre Shops on Longboat Key. 5380 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Unit 101. 941-383-1901.s
LOST & FOUND
LOST: REALTORS KEYPAD. Somewhere on the Island. Please, call Robin, 941-713-4515.
LOST WEDDING BAND: In Publix or parking lot Friday, Dec. 16, 7310 Manatee Ave. W. (Beachway Plaza). 941-792-8139. Reward.
FOUND: SET OF KEYS on causeway, Saturday, Dec. 17. Claim at The Islander office, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.
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
DOCK FOR RENT: MEDIUM boat. 452 63rd St., Holmes Beach. 941-778-1893.
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.
HOUSEKEEPER: PART-TIME with full-time potential. Hotel Homes Florida Vacation Rentals Inc. on Anna Maria Island is seeking professional, friendly, efficient cleaning staff. Bilingual is a plus. Must be able to work weekends. Call Missy, 941-201-7499 or email resume to: Missy@excellenceisahabit.com.
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.
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.
DOG-WASTE REMOVAL service: As low as $10 per week! 941-592-5170.
MARIA’S SERVICES INC: 15 years in business offering top quality maid service, carpet and tile cleaning. Call 941-756-5735.
ISLAND COMPUTER GUY, 37 years experience. On-site PC repairs, upgrades, buying assistance and training. Call Bill, 941-778-2535.
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.
AMI COMPUTER: IMMEDIATE local solutions with all computer problems. PC or MAC. Onsite service in home or office. Wireless networking, virus prevention and removal. Travis, 941-301-4726.
GIVE THE GIFT of organization: Home, office and small business. Professional organizer, Shauna Steglich. 208-284-5727.
ISLAND DOGS GROOMING: $10 off first groom. Salon, home groom, pickup/delivery, pet sitting. Certified groomer. Call 941-778-1202.
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. I make dirty windows sparkling clean. 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.
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.
ANNUAL RENTAL: LONGBOAT Key, Twin Shores mobile home, 55-plus, private beach, 2BR/1BA. Call Karen, 813-377-6864.
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.
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.
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.
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.
DIRECT INTRACOASTAL WATERFRONT apartment: 1BR/1BA, dock, Jacuzzi, tile throughout, gorgeous views, Bradenton Beach, $900/month. 941-720-4475.
SEASONAL RENTAL AVAILABLE December and January. 2BR/1BA, west of Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. $1,550 monthly, $500 weekly plus tax. 941-778-4499.
2BR/1BA FULL-SIZE apartment. Steps to Gulf in historic village on trolley stop. Seasonal. $2,150/month plus tax. 941-518-5026. www.atkoione.com.
OFFICE: RETAIL PROFESSIONAL space. 8811 Cortez Road, near Dive Adventures. 1,300 sf. Call 1-800-952-1206.
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.
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.
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.
AFFORDABLE LIVING: HISTORIC Sandpiper Resort, Bradenton Beach. On the Intracoastal Waterway across the street from Gulf beaches. Your little piece of heaven in Florida! Claudia’s Real Estate 941-746-8161 or 941-914-1546. www.ClaudiasMHP.com.
ISLAND HOME SELLERS: Find out what homes down the street sold for. Free list with pictures of recent home sales. www.AMIHomeValues.com.
AUCTIONS! JANUARY 14 and 21. Key Royale waterfront, estimated opening bid, $275,000. Palma Sola Park four-car garage home, estimated opening bid, $150,000. Call James Adkins, Adkins Florida Group, Keller Williams Realty. 941-713-0635. Happy bidding!