ITEMS FOR SALE
ACORN STAIR LIFT for sale. New, December 2012 for $3,000. Will sell for $1,000 or best offer. Excellent condition, used very little. 941-778-3895.
RIDING MOWER: KUBOTA-T 1460, 40-inch, $850. 941-778-9378.
COMPUTER: DELL DUAL core, refurbished, $80. 941-756-6728.
BIKE 26-INCH mountain, $75, TV, 32-inch tube-type, free, 18-inch Weber charcoal grill, $25. 616-608-2930.
CHRISTMAS VINTAGE: 85 balls, Shiny Brites, and others made in USA. Beautiful. $30. 941-761-1393.
WHITE WICKER FOUR-drawer dresser, $75, framed Korean silkscreen, $25. 941-545-0480.
CHRISTMAS ITEMS AND decorations, two jumbo boxes, $30. Keyboard, monitor, speakers, mouse, $30. 941-932-5595.
NEW IN-BOX chandelier: Hampton Bay nutmeg finish, cost $155, sell $55, antique cradle, $50. 941-778-7003.
REFURBISHED GOLF BALLS: $12 per dozen. firstname.lastname@example.org.
SIX OAK OFFICE chairs: Antiques, perfect for eclectic dining set. The Islander newspaper, 5604B Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.
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)
WANTED: WORKOUT DVDs and retired but working XBox, Wii units with games for Ministry of Presence for kids and teens in Haiti. Deliver to The Islander, 5604B Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.
WANTED: YOUR OLD cell phone for recycling. Deliver to The Islander, 5604B Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.
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.
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.
ROSER THRIFT SHOP: Open 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. Annex open mornings same days. Donations accepted 9-11 a.m. Wednesdays. 511 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. 941-779-2733.
STEFF’S STUFF ANTIQUES and Consignment. steffsstufflbk.com. Open daily. 941-383-1901.
FOSTER HOMES NEEDED! Rescued pets are looking for great new homes! Please, call Moonracer Rescue for information, 941-896-6701.
2013 GEM e6 electric car: 25 MPH, low-speed vehicle, street-legal, like new. 6-seater, full canvas doors, white. No gas! 941-223-5977.
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.
BOAT SLIP FOR rent: 10,000-lb lift, two finger piers, water, electric. $275/month. 410-782-9100.
EXPERIENCED REAL ESTATE sales associates wanted. Generous commission split. Call Julie Royal or Mary Ann Schmidt at SunCoast Real Estate. 941-779-0202.
IMMEDIATE OPENINGS: PART-time sales. Evenings and weekends a must. Retirees welcome. Inquiries, 727-244-5906.
REPORTER WANTED: Full-to-part-time. Print media, newspaper experience or journalism degree required. Apply via email with letter of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org.
KIDS FOR HIRE
RED CROSS-CERTIFIED babysitter and high school honor student. Call or text Isabel, 941-545-7995.
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, 5604-B Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.
CAREGIVER TO HELP the elderly: 30 years experience in Manatee and Sarasota, looking for part-time work 4 hours, 3-4 days a week. Call Diana, 941-761-1419 or 941-545-7114.
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. 941-685-5213.
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.
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.
CLEANING RESIDENTIAL, COMMERCIAL and resort. Love what we do, love to work. 941-756-4570.
PRESSURE WASHING AND windows: Commercial, residential and resorts. Roofs, buildings, houses driveways etc. 941-251-5948.
JOHN “THE FIREMAN” Island Cycle & Scooter Repair. 25 years experience. Affordable prices. 918-639-5002 or 941-276-1414.
CLEANING BY LAURA offers everything on your list, from kitchen and bath cleaning to dusting and emptying wastebaskets. 941-539-6891.
WILDLIFE REMOVAL AND relocation: Problem solving for all animals, big and small. Call Joe, Westcoast Nuisance Wildlife Service. 941-720-4152.
CARPET CLEANING: QUALITY Counts Carpet cleaning. Upholstery cleaning. Tile and grout cleaning. Pet/wine stain removal. Manatee Chamber member. Great price, free estimates. Local owner. Call 941-756-1082.
JUST THAT CLEAN: We’ll clean your home like our own! Free estimate. Jenise, 941-730-6773, Brad, 941-704-5609.
STRUGGLING WITH MATH homework? Fully certified grades 5-12, and 10 years experience, math teacher, looking to help you and your student to become more successful. Call Stacey Brebaugh, 941-524-4177.
D.L. HAYES CLEANING: Bonded and insured. Rachael Bidwell/ Sheila Darcy, 941-932-5347 or 941-224-1486. For all your cleaning needs.
WANT TO USE your rusty French? Call Geraldine for group (3 or 4) walks, coffee, visits all in French for an hour. 941-795-3034.
FRENCH TUTORING: Experienced, French. Can help students at any level. Call Geraldine, 941-795-3034.
NICK PATSIOS PEST Control and Lawn Care: 22 years experience on AMI. Roaches, ants, white fly. License # JF8348. Call Nick, 941-713-2071.
PROFESSIONAL CLEANING BY Ruth Howle: Over 25 years of Island cleaning. Excellent references. Please, phone 941-779-7970.
PROOF, POST, PUBLISH: Local editor-writer available for consulting, draft editing, final proofing and copywriting, as well as social media management for your group or business. Email Lisa Neff at email@example.com.
BUSINESS-TO-BUSINESS JD’s Window Cleaning looking for storefront jobs in Holmes Beach. I make dirty windows sparkling clean. 941-920-3840.
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.
TREE-LAWN WORK: Serving Manatee and the islands 25 years. All phases of tree work, hedges and palm trees. Call Phil or Jeff, Brewer and Gunn Enterprises 941-809-7930.
JR’S LANDSCAPING AND MAINTENANCE Lawns, native plants, mulching, trimming, hauling, cleanups. Island resident 25 years. Call 941-807-1015.
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.
STRAIGHT SHOT LANDSCAPE. Specializing in old Florida seashell driveways and scapes. Free estimates. Call Shark Mark, 941-301-6067.
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.
CUSTOM REMODELING EXPERT. All phases of carpentry, repairs and painting. Insured. Meticulous, clean, sober and prompt. Paul Beauregard, 941-730-7479.
TILE -TILE -TILE. All variations of ceramic tile supplied and installed. Quality workmanship, prompt, reliable, many Island references. Call Neil, 941-726-3077.
GRIFFIN’S HOME IMPROVEMENTS Inc. Handyman, fine woodwork, countertops, cabinets and wood flooring. Insured and licensed. 941-722-8792.
JERRY’S HOME REPAIR: Carpentry, handyman, light hauling, pressure washing. Jack of all trades. Call 941-778-6170 or 941-447-2198.
HANDYMAN SERVICE: 25-year Island resident. We do all repair, handcrafted work, interior/exterior. The Flying Dutchman, 941-447-6747.
ISLE TILE: QUALITY installation floors, counters, backsplashes, showers. Licensed, insured. Call Chris at 941-302-8759.
PAINTING: DONALD PERKINS Painting LLC. Interior, exterior. 40 years experience. Fully insured with references. 941-705-7096.
SOUTHBAY HOME REPAIRS: If it’s broken, stuck, loose, leaks, needs paint, etc. I’ll fix it. Affordable quality work. 941-720-2906.
EXPERT PROPERTY REPAIRS: 25 years, 24/7, locally owned, free estimates. Call Joe Naples, 941-487-0073.
SOUTHWEST HOME IMPROVEMENT: Michigan builder, quality work guaranteed. Affordable, timely, within budget. Call Mike, 1-616-204-8822.
ANNA MARIA HOME Accents: 20 years experience in building and remodeling. Local, licensed and insured. 786-318-8585.
WEEKLY/MONTHLY/ANNUAL rentals: wide variety, changes daily. SunCoast Real Estate, 941-779-0202, or 1-800-732-6434. www.suncoastinc.com.
BRADENTON BEACH: SEASONAL rental 2BR/1BA. One house from beach. $1,000/week. www.gulfbeachrental.net or 941-778-4731.
PALMA SOLA 3BR/2BA possible 4BR. Large home, two-car garage, carport, $1,450/month. Call 941-809-6434.
WEST BRADENTON BEAUTIFUL home: Three miles from beach, won’t last! 2BR/2BA all amenities included. Seasonal, $2,000/month. Call Joani for details, 941-448-7119.
ANNUAL, SEMI-FURNISHED studio apartment. Downstairs. Clean, cozy. Walking to restaurants, beach, shopping. $700/month. Includes water. Small pet welcome with damage deposit and $25 more monthly. 813-892-4768. References.
ANNA MARIA: REMODEL 2BR/1BA. Weeks and months available: December through April 2015. 114 Oak Ave., Anna Maria. 941-778-7933.
BRAND NEW! HARBOUR Isle, annual rental. 2BR/2BA, two-car garage, den, lanai. Granite, lake views, one mile to Anna Maria Island. 1,621 sf, unfurnished. $2,200/month. John, 917-218-7754.
HOLMES BEACH: NEWER annual or seasonal rental. Nicely furnished 2BR/2BA, great location. 847-530-8833.
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.
REAL ESTATE: BUY, sell, invest. Enjoy. Billi Gartman, Realtor, Duncan Real Estate. 941-545-8877. www.AnnaMariaLife.com.
FREE! WHAT EVERY real estate buyer or seller needs to know! Go to: www.yourmarketupdate.com. 941-400-8735.
SANDPIPER CO-OP, 3BR/2BA for $229,000. 2601 Gulf Drive N., unit S-21, Bradenton Beach. Brock Real Estate Inc., 941-896-8822.
FOR SALE: VILLA. Ten minutes to beach, 2BR/2BA, 2,100 sf, garage. Bradenton. $200,000. 813-727-1959.
CANALFRONT: RECENTLY RENOVATED 2BR/2BA villa with dock. Near Intracoastal with no bridges. Great soon-to-be gated community. Pet friendly. Bradenton. Yes, you can have it all. $260,000. Katharine Pepper, RoseBay International, 941-751-0582 or 802-363-9973.
DISCOVER THE OTHER Island: Tidy Island in Sarasota Bay. Tastefully renovated lakefront condo, 3BR/2BA, two-car with storage. This condo has so much to offer! Pet friendly. $344,900. Katharine Pepper, RoseBay International, 941-751-0582 or 802-363-9973.
LOCATION, LOCATION: BRADENTON Beach Triplex. Three houses from the beach and three houses from the bay. Call for details, Patti Evans, 941-773-0877, Keller Williams on the Water.
GORGEOUS LOT: 14,160 sf, 80-by-177-feet. Located at 1107 Palma Sola Blvd., Bradenton. Stunning views of Palma Sola Bay with great potential for new construction. For more details, contact Gregg Bayer at AMI Beaches Real Estate, 941-799-9096.
FOR SALE: NORTHWEST Bradenton townhouse condo. 3BR/2.5BA, tiled, needs bedroom carpeting. Large two-car garage, $158,500. 847-530-8833.
GREAT LITTLE HOUSE, great big view: Open water view of AMI Bridge, 1950s cottage, block construction, pine accents. New appliances, etc. An island treasure. $849,500. FSBO. 941-730-2606 (leave message).