ITEMS FOR SALE
CAFE L’EUROPE GIFT certificate for $40, sell for $30. St. Armand’s Circle. Sell for $30. Call 941-896-7902.
ACRYLICS, WATERCOLORS, STENCILS, $5/each, extra-large trunk, brass handles, $50, queen mattress, $100. 770-286-5644.
COFFEE TABLE: DROP-leaf, very nice, $100. 941-778-3920.
ANTIQUES, ART, and collectibles. View at The Islander store, 5604B 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. Email email@example.com, fax toll-free 1-866-362-9821. (limited time offer)
THE HIVE: GIFTS & Arts at Bridge Street, Bradenton Beach. Local hand-made unique jewelry including our very popular Mermaids Range, Tibetan jewelry and goods, plus Pandora-style charms and various gift items from around the world. 941-730-1745.
PUBLIC AUCTION OF entire contents of a vacation rental home. Preview of items at 9 a.m., auction at 11 a.m. Each item in the home will be auctioned to highest bidder Aug. 28. Home located at: 703 South Bay Blvd. Anna Maria Island. Can see pictures: www.manateeauctions.com. Please, call 941-527-6571 for information. Florida Auction Licenses, AU4284 AB3263.
GIVING BACK END of summer sale! 11 a.m. Friday and Saturday, Aug. 30-31. Proceeds go to charities. Closed for vacation September-October. 5312 Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach.
ATTENTION VETERANS AND active military from Anna Maria Island. Crosspointe Fellowship wants to hear from you in order to welcome you to a Nov. 16 patriotic Thanksgiving event. Call the Rev. Ed Moss at 941-778-0719 to provide your contact information.
WANTED: WORKOUT DVDs and retired but working XBox, Wii units with games for Ministry of Presence summer camp in Haiti. Deliver to The Islander, 5604B Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.
TERRY HAYES, REALTOR. Premier Sothebys. 941-302-3100. Terry.firstname.lastname@example.org. Discoverannamaria.com.
WANTED: YOUR OLD cell phone for recycling. Deliver to The Islander, 5604B 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, 5604B 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, 5604B Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Don’t be sorry, be safe.
ESTATE SALE: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31. Antiques, furniture, artwork, kitchen and home essentials, memorabilia. 530 67 St., Holmes Beach.
ROSER THRIFT SHOP: Closed for the month of August, but still accepting donations on Wednesdays, 9 -11 a.m. We will reopen Sept. 3. 511 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. 941-779-2733.
STEFF’S STUFF ANTIQUES: Consignment sale 20-50% off, open daily. The Centre Shops on Longboat Key. 5380 Gulf of Mexico Drive. 941-383-1901.
GARAGE SALE: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31. Antiques, collectibles, lots more! Something for everyone! 424 Pine Ave., Anna Maria.
LOST & FOUND
LOST: CARRERA PRESCRIPTION sunglasses. Gulf Drive and Eighth Street, Sunset Landings, Bradenton Beach. $25 reward. Mike or Stacey, 941-201-4052.
WELL-MANNERED RESCUED dogs (and kittens!) are looking for great new homes or fosters. Please, call for information, 941-896-6701.
1997 HONDA ACCORD LX. 187,500 miles. Asking $2,499. Reliable, 4-door, green. 4-2.2L-FI. 941-243-3191.
BOATS & BOATING
BIMINI BAY SAILING: Small sailboat rentals and instruction. Day. Week. Month. Sunfish, Laser, Windrider 17 and Precision 15. Call Brian at 941-685-1400.
PONTOON BOAT RENTAL Create life-long memories, call 941-518-3868 or see boatflorida.weebly.com.
POWER NOLES CUSTOM 11.5-foot fiberglass tunnel hull with bass seats. Very stable! Great for fishing-stand on the side without tipping, go in really shallow waters. Very fun boat for anyone who wants to get on the water!? 2001 25-hp Mercury 2-stroke, plus a trolling motor with battery. Must see! $500 obo. Call Toni, 941-928-8735.
LPNS NEEDED FOR active quadriplegic using Hoyer lift. Morning shifts, 4-5 hours starting at 7 a.m. Overnight shifts, 9:30 p.m.-7 a.m. 941-383-9637.
LOOKING FOR CAREGIVER/nanny for north end AMI home Monday through Friday, approximately 20 hours/week. Email: email@example.com with experience and hourly rate, 713-632-5495.
HOUSEKEEPER NEEDED URGENTLY for 77 year-old female. Light household chores and general help. $550/weekly. Send resumes to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
KIDS FOR HIRE
LOCAL ISLAND STUDENT babysitter available. CPR and first aid-certified, early childhood development major. Emily, 941-567-9276.
RED CROSS-CERTIFIED babysitter and dog sitter. Reasonable rates for both. Call 941-527-5051.
NICOLE AND HALLIE’S babysitting, pet sitting and pet walking. Red Cross certified, good with animals. Hallie, 941-773-6317, Nicole, 941-370-7981.
RESPONSIBLE ISLAND STUDENT available for babysitting and pet sitting. Red Cross-certified babysitter. Isabel, 941-545-7995 or 941-405-4194.
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.
MALE CNA WITH 10 years experience. In-home care and facility. Able to transfer and help with daily routines. References available. Please, call 941-518-8408.
CERTIFIED HOME HEALTH caregiver now available to help you in your home. Fun-loving, gentle, honest, and experienced. Cooking, cleaning, errands, no problem! Call 941-301-1579, leave message.
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.
ISLANDER HANDYMAN SERVICE: 23-year Island resident, references. The Flying Dutchman LLC. We do all repair, interior and exterior, carpentry and more. Peter, 941-447-6747.
CLEANING BY LAURA offers everything on your list from kitchen and bath cleaning to dusting and emptying wastebaskets. 941-539-6891.
ALL AROUND PAINTING: Quality work. Free estimates. Licensed, insured. Call native islander Jim Weaver, 813-727-1959.
ISLAND COMPUTER GUY, 37 years experience. On-site PC repairs, upgrades, buying assistance and training. Call Bill, 941-778-2535.
TRANSPORT SERVICE: LET me drive you to the airport or anywhere in Florida. Flat rates. Reasonable. Call Mike, 941-567-6634.
PRESSURE WASHING: RESIDENTIAL, commercial, resorts, roof, lanai, etc. Also windows, lawn services, also. 941-756-4570.
CLEANING RESIDENTIAL, COMMERCIAL and resort. Love what we do, love to work. 941-756-4570.
JUST THAT CLEANING service: We will clean your home like our own. We offer organic cleaning products. Free estimate. Call Jenise, 941-730-6773.
INTRODUCTORY OFFER! BUY one, get one free music lesson. manateemusic.net or 941-741-8832.
HIDDEN DOG FENCE installation. Free estimates. Islander owner/installer. 239-470-1254 or 941-456-1593.
COMPUTER SERVICES: I can fix it. Virus cleanup, system upgrade. Hardware, software and network repair. FBI virus cleaned and removed. Cell phone repair, support. Replace broken camera, screen, etc. Give islander Socko a call: 941-799-1169.
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.: 38-year Islanders. 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.
LAWN & GARDEN
CONNIE’S LANDSCAPING INC. Residential and commercial. Full-service lawn maintenance, landscaping, cleanups, hauling and more! Insured. 941-778-5294.
ISLAND LAWN SPRINKLERS repairs and installations, watering the island for 15 years. Jeff, 941-778-2581.
JR’S LANDSCAPING AND MAINTENANCE Lawns, native plants, mulching, trimming, hauling, cleanups. Island resident 25 years. Call 941-807-1015.
STRAIGHT SHOT LANDSCAPE. Specializing in old Florida seashell driveways and scapes. Free estimates. Call Shark Mark, 941-301-6067.
SHELL DELIVERED AND spread. $50/yard. Hauling all kinds of gravel, mulch, top soil with free estimates. Call Larry at 941-795-7775, “shell phone” 941-720-0770.
TOP NOTCH LAWN Care: Residential and commercial. For all your landscaping needs. 941-932-6600.
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. www.vangopainting.net.
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 wood flooring. 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.
THE FLYING DUTCHMAN LLC: Professional tile roof restoration. Call Peter for free estimate. 23-year Island resident, references, insured. 941-447-6747.
SOUTHWEST HOME IMPROVEMENT: Michigan builder, quality work guaranteed. Affordable, timely, within budget. Call Mike, 1-616-204-8822.
CARL V. JOHNSON Jr., Building contractor. Free estimates and plans. New houses, porches, decks and renovations. Fair prices. Hire a Florida licensed contractor. Call 941-795-1947 or cell, 941-462-2792.
WEEKLY/MONTHLY/ANNUAL rentals: wide variety, changes daily. SunCoast Real Estate, 941-779-0202, or 1-800-732-6434. www.suncoastinc.com.
2BR/2BA HOLMES BEACH waterfront condo: Fully furnished with views, pools, Jacuzzi, tennis, boat dock. Seasonal, November. Call 818-620-0901.
VACATION RENTALS: GREAT location near boat ramp and everything on Anna Maria Island. Free WiFi, cable. 941-779-6638.
BRADENTON BEACH: SEASONAL rental 2BR/1BA. $875/week. www.gulfbeachrental.net or 941-778-4731.
ANNUAL RENTAL: CITY of Anna Maria, 3BR/2BA with large private yard near City Pier on Crescent Avenue, steps to the bay beach and Pine Avenue shops. Pets OK. $1,800/month. 941-321-5454.
3BR/2BA: CANAL, FURNISHED. Internet. email@example.com. 407-927-1304.
ADORABLE GULFFRONT COTTAGE: 100 feet from Gulf. 2BR one large bath. Seasonal rental, three-day minimum. Call for further information, 863-660-3509 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
WATERFRONT 2BR/2BA in exclusive Perico Bay Club. Great water views, gated community, pools and tennis courts, covered parking, one mile from beach. Sorry no pets allowed. $1,100/month. 941-720-0092.
VACATION RENTALS: BRADENTON houses or condos. Weekly or monthly. Call 941-962-0971 or 941-794-1515. www.coastalpropertiesrealty.com. Suzanne Wilson, broker.
BRADENTON BEACH ANNUAL rental: 1BR, granite and stainless kitchen, gulf in front, bay behind, pool, great location, walk or trolley to all, no pets, no smoking, $1,000/month, available Oct. 1 or sooner. Call 603-969-6840.
ANNUAL: 3BR/1.5BA ground-level duplex in Holmes Beach. Shared laundry. Fenced backyard. Small pet considered. $1,600/month. Gulf-Bay Realty, 941-778-7244.
SEASONAL OR WEEKLY cottage-style rentals. 1BR/1BA or 1BR/1BA with loft with pool. Walk to beach, shops or dining! 941-778-3426. Web site: www.spinnakerscottages.com.
PLEASE CALL ME if you are interested in selling. I am looking to purchase a home close to the beach or on the beach. 941-779-6158. No Realtors.
WE’RE LOW, LISTINGS needed. Are you curious as to how much your home could be worth? Call us for a free professional consultation. Call Lynn at Edgewater Real Estate, 941-778-8104.
VILLAGE GREEN VILLA: 2BR/2BA oversize two-car garage, secluded end cul-de-sac.1,913 sf, 10×30-foot enclosed lanai. Granite kitchen, maple cabinets. Immaculate move-in condition. Friendly neighbors, heated pool. $165,000. 941-792-4438.
2BR2BA CONDO IN Bradenton Beach. Steps to beach, very nice. Owner motivated and priced below market at 215,000, firm. Call 813-245-0428.
BEACH HOUSE, HOLMES Beach. Block home. 2BR/2BA one-car garage with wood-burning fireplace. Zoned for weekly rentals. $465,000. Smith & Associates Real Estate, contact Realtor Bonnie Martinez, 727-512-6355 to schedule your appointment.
LONGBOAT KEY: CHARMING New England-style country 2BR/2BA plus office or studio. Steps to marina and pool. Private Gulf beach access. Immediate occupancy. $279,500. Owner, 941-383-0285.
FOR SALE: SPACIOUS Village Green single-family home. 4BR/2BA, oversized two-car garage, caged pool, ten minutes to beach, no HOA fees, no-flood zone. $225,000. Real Estate Mart, 941-356-1456.