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Islander Calendar – 11-02-2011

Wednesday, Nov. 2

        11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. — Einstein discussion group presents “Legislation of Medical Marijuana” at the Studio at Gulf and Pine, 10101 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 941-779-1392.

3 p.m. — After Hours book club discussion of “Winter Garden” by Kristin Hannah at Tingley Memorial Library, 111 Second St. N., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-778-1208.

 

Saturday, Nov. 5

        2 to 7 p.m. — Anna Maria Island Privateers Pirate Grog party and tasting competition at the Drift-In, 120 Bridge St., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-780-1668. Fee applies.

        Sunset to 10 p.m. — Deep Sky Observers sidewalk astronomy at Holmes Beach City Field, 5801 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

 

Sunday, Nov. 6

        10 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Bridge Street Market featuring food and craft vendors at 107 Bridge St., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-799-2181.

 

Monday, Nov. 7

        6:30 p.m. — Diane Shelly, executive director of Florida Craftsmen Inc., speaks to the Artists’ Guild Gallery of Anna Maria Island at the Episcopal Church of the Annunciation, 4408 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6694.

 

Tuesday, Nov. 8

        12:30 p.m. — Duplicate bridge at the Episcopal Church of the Annunciation, 4408 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-3390.

 

Wednesday, Nov. 9

        11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Off-Stage Ladies of the Island Players “South Pacific” luncheon and silent auction at the BeachHouse Restaurant, 200 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-799-2181. Fee applies.

 

Ongoing:

• Tuesdays through Nov. 15, 4 p.m., Inquiring Minds cross-denominational Bible study at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 6608 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-4579.

• Saturdays through Nov. 26, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., learn to fish excursions for kids ages 5-12 at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-1908. Fee applies.

• Saturdays through March 18, 9:30 a.m. to noon, Anna Maria Island Concert Chorus and Orchestra rehearsals at Roser Memorial Community Church, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-7853.

• Tuesdays, noon, Rotary Club of Anna Maria Island meetings at the BeachHouse Restaurant, 200 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-794-8044.

• Tuesdays, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., coffee and conversations for seniors at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-1908.

• Second Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m., VFW Post No. 8199 meets at the volunteer fire station, 201 Second St. N., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-778-4400.

• Wednesdays, one hour before sunset, the city of Bradenton Beach and entertainer Mike Sales host sunset picnic at Katie Pierola Sunset Park, 2200 block of Gulf Drive North, Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-448-5798.

• Wednesdays, 6 to 8 p.m., teens meet at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-1908.

• Wednesdays and Saturdays, 9 a.m., players pitch horseshoes in the pits at Anna Maria City Hall, 10005 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 941-708-6130.

• Thursdays, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., “Thirsty Thursday” deals from merchants on Bridge Street, Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-799-2181.

• Every third Friday, 5:30 p.m., Porch Party on Pine Avenue in Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-8710.

• Fridays, Senior Adventures Group meets for outings to various locations. Information: 941-962-8835.

• Fridays, sunset drum circle with Mike Sales at Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-526-6789.

• Saturdays, 8:30 a.m., Yoga on the Beach at the Pine Avenue beach access. Information: 941-794-6723. Donations accepted.

• Saturdays, 8:30 a.m., Kiwanis Club of Anna Maria Island meets at the Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

• Saturdays, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., children’s story and craft hour at the Tingley Memorial Library, 111 Second Street N., Bradenton Beach, through Dec. 10. Information: 941-779-1208.

 

Off-Island

Thursday, Nov. 3

        9:30 to 11:30 a.m. — Volunteers will collect seeds to spread to other preserves from Robinson Preserve, 1704 99th St. N.W., Bradenton. Information: 941-748-4501, ext. 4613.

 

Saturday, Nov. 5

8 to 11:30 a.m. — United Way Walk-a-Thon at Robinson Preserve, 1704 99th St. N.W., Bradenton. Information: 941-792-8811, ext. 5403. Registration fee applies.

10 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Penguin Party Family Festival at Mote Marine Aquarium, 1600 Ken Thompson Pkwy., Sarasota. Information: 941-388-4441. Fee applies.

6 p.m. — Snooty’s Gala at the South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 941-746-4131. Fee applies.

 

Wednesday, Nov. 9

        5 to 7 p.m. — Wine tasting to benefit the Women’s Resource Center of Manatee at Harry’s Continental Kitchens, 5600 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key. Information: 941-383-0777. Fee applies.

6:30 to 7:30 p.m. — Volunteer orientation at Robinson Preserve, 1704 99th St. N.W., Bradenton. Information: 941-748-4501, ext. 4613.

 

Coming Up:

• Nov. 10, Wagon tours, Robinson Preserve.

• Nov. 10, Voter Suppression Forum, New College.

• Nov. 11, The Islander’s Veterans Day Salute, Holmes Beach City Hall.

• Nov. 11-13, Island ArtsHop.

• Nov. 12, Garden tour, DeSoto National Memorial.

• Nov. 12, Redeemed Gospel Quartet, CrossPointe Fellowship.

• Nov. 12, Volunteer workday, Neal Preserve.

• Nov. 12, Voter Suppression March, Bradenton Courthouse.

• Nov. 12-13, Anna Maria Island Butterfly Park arts festival, Holmes Beach City Field.

• Nov. 12-13, Discover Egmont Key.

• Nov. 13, Anna Maria Island Concert Chorus and Orchestra concert, Crosspointe Fellowship.

• Nov. 13, Garden tour, Robinson Preserve.

 

Save the Date:

• Nov. 19, Cortez Folk Art Festival.

Send calendar announcements to diana@islander.org. Please include the time, date and location of the event, a brief description and a contact via e-mail and phone.

Island real estate transactions – 11-02-2011

3009 Ave. F, Holmes Beach, a 2,700 sfla / 4,100 sfur 4bed/3½bath/2car Gulffront home built in 2011 on a 96×112 lot was sold 09/30/11, Hanson to Frank for $2,220,000; list $2,500,000.

101 Willow Ave., Anna Maria, a 2,564 sfla / 2,810 sfla 4bed/1½bath Gulffront home built in 1924 on a 43×100 lot was sold 10/03/11, Moss to Kaleta for $1,400,000.

807 N. Shore Drive, Anna Maria, a 927 sfla / 673 sfur 2bed/1bath/1car Gulfront home built in 1950 on a 50×125 lot was sold 10/05/11, Call to Bean Point Properties LLC for $1,325,000; list $1,400,000.

689 Key Royale Drive, Holmes Beach, a 2,956 sfla / 3,905 sfur 3bed/2½bath/2car bayfront pool home built in 1974 on a 100×150 lot was sold 09/28/11, Layman to Lionas for $910,000; list $999,000.

116 48th St., Unit B, Gulf Views on 48th, Holmes Beach, a 2,600 sfla / 3,900 sfur 6bed/4½bath/2car land condo with pool built in 2011 was sold 09/30/11, KPI 48th Street Development LLC to Spoor for $875,000; list $895,500.

202 75th St., Unit A, Casa Del Mar, Holmes Beach, a 1,967 sfla / 2,923 sfur 4bed/3½bath/2car land condo with pool built in 2006 was sold 10/04/11, Kalb Residential Properties No 2 LLC to Price for $600,000; list $599,950.

303 Bay Drive N., Bradenton Beach, a 3,288 sfla / 3,475 sfur 4bed/4bath bayfront duplex built in 1960 on a 50×130 lot was sold 09/30/11, Hinds to Buchanan for $565,000; list $599,000.

520 72nd St., Holmes Beach, a 2,647 sfla / 3,925 sfur 2bed/2bath/2car canalfront home built in 1968 on a 95×117 lot was sold 10/07/11, Diveley to Levey for $535,000; list $599,000.

101 Willow Ave., a vacant 57×100 lot was sold 10/04/11, Willow Avenue LLC to KPI 48th Street Development LLC for $400,000.

6500 Flotilla Drive, Unit 131, Westbay Point & Moorings, Holmes Beach, a 1,622 sfla / 1,793 sfur 3bed/2bath condo with shared pool built in 1978 was sold 10/04/11, Simon to Ladue for $385,000.

5805 De Palmas Ave., Holmes Beach, a 1,150 sfla / 1,300 sfur 2bed/2bath pool home built in 1970 on a 50×101 lot was sold 09/30/11, Wiggins to Hansen for $375,000; $389,000.

207 77th St., Holmes Beach, a 1,070 sfla / 1,746 sfur 2bed/2bath/1car home built in 1951 on a 75×100 lot was sold 10/04/11, Loughlin to 207 77th Cottage LLC for $350,000; list $380,000.

2803 Ave. E, Holmes Beach, a vacant 50×100 lot was sold 10/04/11, CNL Bank to Seaside Breeze LLC for $300,000.

4307 Gulf Drive, Unit 107, Cayman Cay, Holmes Beach, a 1,027 sfla / 1,123 sfur condo with shared pool built in 1974 was sold 09/30/11, Herrick to BNLS Dream LLC for $219,900; list $219,900.

2110 Ave. B, Bradenton Beach, a 1,622 sfla 3bed/3bath duplex built in 1962 on a 50×100 lot was transferred 10/06/11, Schlegal to Suntrust Bank for $212,300.

1303 Gulf Drive, Unit 3, Gulf Reach, Bradenton Beach, a 613 sfla 1bed/1bath condo built in 1971 was sold 10/03/11, Koenings to Underwood and Underwood LLC for $105,400.

Jesse Brisson, broker/associate at Gulf-Bay Realty of Anna Maria, can be reached at 941-778-7244.

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011

ITEMS FOR SALE

COMPUTER 2.0 GHz with newly loaded Windows XP-PRO, $65, 756-6728.

QUEEN BEDROOM SET for sale with newer pillow-top mattress. $750 or best offer. Call 941-545-0298.

THREE-WHEEL ‘MIAMI Sun’ bicycle: Never used, $175 or best offer. Phone, 941-778-7999.

TEN-INCH BENCH saw, Shopmaster, $65. Microwave, Kitchenaid Architect over-the-stove model, $75. 941-778-7094.

FOR SALE: EARLY 1900s wooden sled, $40. 941-565-0836.

FOR SALE: BOWFLEX “Power Pro” trainer. Great condition, $60. 941-565-0836.

MOEN POP-UP for bathroom, complete chrome sink, new in box, $8. 941-761-1415.

FLY ROD HEDDON 8.5-foot Colden Mark 50-inch, collectible with reel and line, $75. Frank, 941-761-1415.

CLOCK: VINTAGE 1945 GE Telechron with alarm, excellent condition, $25. Marion, 941-761-1415.

DROP-LEAF TABLE: Two chairs, oak, as new, $69 or best offer. 941-778-3920.

VERTICLE BLIND SYSTEMS: Two at 9×7-feet. $51 or best offer. 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 advertise up to three items, each priced $100 or less, 15 words or less. FREE, one week, must be submitted online. E-mail classifieds@islander.org, fax toll-free 1-866-362-9821. (limited time offer)

ANNOUNCEMENTS

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.hayes@sothebysrealty.com. Discoverannamaria.com.

MICHAEL NORTHFIELD: BROKER, Anna Maria Island Realty, 941-713-0284. www.annamariaislandrealty.com. E-mail: Michael@annamariaislandrealty.com. Your personal broker.

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.

GARAGE SALES

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, Nov. 6. 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.

YARD SALE: 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 6. Welcome back snowbirds! Lots of great items, plants, furniture, books, Christmas items, games. 760 N. Shore Drive, Anna Maria.

LOST & FOUND

LOST CAT: VERY small black and white. Lost Marina Drive. Last seen Sunday, Oct. 23. Please, call 941-778-3360.

PETS

MOBILE DOG GROOMING: Low prices, why pay more? Call for quote, www.furrytails4grooming.com. 941 795-0303 or 941 224-8655.

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.

‘HONEYPIE’: DOG AVAILABLE for adoption. One-year-old ‘coonhound.’ Beautiful and kind. Spayed/shots/chip. 941-345-2441. Islandlisa44@aol.com for pictures.

BOATS & BOATING

WANT TO BUY: Tandem kayak, used, good shape with paddle. Call 941-524-0660.

HELP WANTED

NAIL TECH NEEDED at new Island spa and boutique on Bridge Street. Turning appointments down daily. Call Amanda, 941-779-6836.

FULL-TIME JOURNALIST WANTED: Seeking new journalism grad or experienced reporter. Work in paradise for the newspaper ranked No. 1 in the state by the Florida Press Association. E-mail letter of interest/resume: news@islander.org.

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.

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY

ISLAND CONSIGNMENT AND gift shop. Established 10 years. Located in very busy shopping center, completely turnkey, newly remodeled. Buy today, run today. $21,000 or best offer. 941-348-9494.

HEALTH CARE

CARING CNA WILL care for your loved one. 14 years experience, references. Call Suri, 941-447-1926.

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. 941-383-6953.

SERVICES

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.

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.

TRANSPORT SERVICE: LET me drive you to the airport or anywhere in Florida. Flat rates. Reasonable. Call Mike, 941-567-6634.

ISLAND PET NANNY: Loving pet care. Longtime Island resident, background check, pet CPR-certified, references. Karen Robinson, 941-730-5693.

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.

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. 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.

JR’S LANDSCAPING AND MAINTENANCE Lawns, native plants, mulching, trimming, hauling, cleanups. Island resident 25 years. Call 941-807-1015.

LANDSCAPING

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.

HOME IMPROVEMENT

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.

RENTALS

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. $1,600/month for three months, $1,300/month for six months and $1,100/month, annual. 813-681-7229.

LARGE REMODELED 2BR/1BA, garage and deck. Walk to beach. $1,100/month plus utilities. No pets. First, last and security. 941-779-2131.

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.

ANNUAL RENTAL: PERICO Bay Club, gated, 2BR/2BA, enclosed lanai, 1,435 sf, carport, guest parking, pool, tennis, new clubhouse, negotiable, 603-969-6840.

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.

HOLMES BEACH ANNUAL: 2BR/1.5BA, carport, lanai, shed, washer-dryer hookups. No pets. $950/month. 941-779-2265 or 941-779-6536.

VACATION RENTAL: 1 or 2 bedrooms left in 2011. January, 2012, one bedroom monthly. New kitchen, dishwasher, washer, dryer, cable, wireless Internet. 513-236-5091 or 888-841-8474.

WANTED: ROOM TO rent. January and/or February. Senior female. 941-778-6172.

COUNTRY VILLAGE CONDO: Furnished 1BR, active 55-plus. Immaculate! $750/month, annual. 941-704-3159.

NICELY TURNKEY FURNISHED 1BR/1BA elevated duplex

unit, 1.3 miles to Anna Maria Island beaches via the Cortez drawbridge. Wrap around deck. Shared laundry. $1,100/month. 941-761-2725.

ANNUAL: HOLMES BEACH. 2BR/2BA with lanai on quiet street close to beach. No pets, no smokers. $1,100/month plus utilities. Call 941-376-0541.

ANNUAL DUPLEX: 2BR/1BA north end of Anna Maria, four houses to secluded beach. Storage, ample parking, washer-dryer hookups, high ceilings, fenced yard. Pet considered. $1,025/month. 941-778-4837 or 941-704-8674.

ANNA MARIA SEASONAL rental: 2BR/1BA, washer and dryer, close to beach and fishing pier. Call 941-720-2418.

ANNUAL RENTAL: SMALL-pet friendly, 3BR/2BA, two-car garage modern house in West Glen. $1,300/month. Realtor, 941-756-1090. Real Estate Mart.

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.

REAL ESTATE

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.

PRIME BAYFRONT LOT with a sandy beach! $699,000. Owner will finance. Call Sato Real Estate, 941-778-7200.

BEACHFRONT HOME FOR sale. 2BR/1BA, large lot for expansion! By owner, $799,000. 941-778-8356.

WEST BRADENTON: POOL house with free-standing office/game room building in back yard. 3BR/2BA, two-car garage. $160,000. Realtor, 941-356-1456. Real Estate Mart.

PERICO BAY CLUB villa: 2BR/2BA, garage, turnkey furnished, move-in ready. Now, $182,500. Realtor, 941-356-1456. Real Estate Mart.

 

ITEMS FOR SALE

COMPUTER 2.0 GHz with newly loadedWindows XP-PRO, $65, 756-6728.

QUEEN BEDROOM SET for sale with newer pillow-top mattress. $750 or best offer. Call 941-545-0298.

THREE-WHEEL ‘MIAMI Sun’ bicycle: Never used, $175 or best offer. Phone, 941-778-7999.

TEN-INCH BENCH saw, Shopmaster, $65. Microwave, Kitchenaid Architect over-the-stove model, $75. 941-778-7094.

FOR SALE: EARLY 1900s wooden sled, $40. 941-565-0836.

FOR SALE: BOWFLEX “Power Pro” trainer. Great condition, $60. 941-565-0836.

MOEN POP-UP for bathroom, complete chrome sink, new in box, $8. 941-761-1415.

FLY ROD HEDDON 8.5-foot Colden Mark 50-inch, collectible with reel and line, $75. Frank, 941-761-1415. 

CLOCK: VINTAGE 1945 GE Telechron with alarm, excellent condition, $25. Marion, 941-761-1415.

DROP-LEAF TABLE: Two chairs, oak, as new, $69 or best offer. 941-778-3920.

VERTICLE BLIND SYSTEMS: Two at 9×7-feet. $51 or best offer. 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 advertise up to three items, each priced $100 or less, 15 words or less. FREE, one week, must be submitted online. E-mail classifieds@islander.org, fax toll-free 1-866-362-9821. (limited time offer)

ANNOUNCEMENTS

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.hayes@sothebysrealty.com. Discoverannamaria.com.

MICHAEL NORTHFIELD: BROKER, Anna Maria Island Realty, 941-713-0284. www.annamariaislandrealty.com. E-mail: Michael@annamariaislandrealty.com. Your personal broker.

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.

GARAGE SALES

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, Nov. 6. 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.

YARD SALE: 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 6. Welcome back snowbirds! Lots of great items, plants, furniture, books, Christmas items, games. 760 N. Shore Drive, Anna Maria.

LOST & FOUND

LOST CAT: VERY small black and white. Lost Marina Drive. Last seen Sunday, Oct. 23. Please, call 941-778-3360.

PETS

MOBILE DOG GROOMING: Low prices, why pay more? Call for quote, www.furrytails4grooming.com. 941 795-0303 or 941 224-8655.

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.

‘HONEYPIE’: DOG AVAILABLE for adoption. One-year-old ‘coonhound.’ Beautiful and kind. Spayed/shots/chip. 941-345-2441. Islandlisa44@aol.com for pictures.

BOATS & BOATING

WANT TO BUY: Tandem kayak, used, good shape with paddle. Call 941-524-0660.

HELP WANTED

NAIL TECH NEEDED at new Island spa and boutique on Bridge Street. Turning appointments down daily. Call Amanda, 941-779-6836.

FULL-TIME JOURNALIST WANTED: Seeking new journalism grad or experienced reporter. Work in paradise for the newspaper ranked No. 1 in the state by the Florida Press Association. E-mail letter of interest/resume: news@islander.org.

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.

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY

ISLAND CONSIGNMENT AND gift shop. Established 10 years. Located in very busy shopping center, completely turnkey, newly remodeled. Buy today, run today. $21,000 or best offer. 941-348-9494.

HEALTH CARE

CARING CNA WILL care for your loved one. 14 years experience, references. Call Suri, 941-447-1926.

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. 941-383-6953.

SERVICES

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.

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.

TRANSPORT SERVICE: LET me drive you to the airport or anywhere in Florida. Flat rates. Reasonable. Call Mike, 941-567-6634.

ISLAND PET NANNY: Loving pet care. Longtime Island resident, background check, pet CPR-certified, references. Karen Robinson, 941-730-5693.

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.

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. 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.

JR’S LANDSCAPING AND MAINTENANCE Lawns, native plants, mulching, trimming, hauling, cleanups. Island resident 25 years. Call 941-807-1015.

LANDSCAPING

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.

HOME IMPROVEMENT

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.

RENTALS

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. $1,600/month for three months, $1,300/month for six months and $1,100/month, annual. 813-681-7229.

LARGE REMODELED 2BR/1BA, garage and deck. Walk to beach. $1,100/month plus utilities. No pets. First, last and security. 941-779-2131.

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.

ANNUAL RENTAL: PERICO Bay Club, gated, 2BR/2BA, enclosed lanai, 1,435 sf, carport, guest parking, pool, tennis, new clubhouse, negotiable, 603-969-6840.

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.

HOLMES BEACH ANNUAL: 2BR/1.5BA, carport, lanai, shed, washer-dryer hookups. No pets. $950/month. 941-779-2265 or 941-779-6536.

VACATION RENTAL: 1 or 2 bedrooms left in 2011. January, 2012, one bedroom monthly. New kitchen, dishwasher, washer, dryer, cable, wireless Internet. 513-236-5091 or 888-841-8474.

WANTED: ROOM TO rent. January and/or February. Senior female. 941-778-6172.

COUNTRY VILLAGE CONDO: Furnished 1BR, active 55-plus. Immaculate! $750/month, annual. 941-704-3159.

NICELY TURNKEY FURNISHED 1BR/1BA elevated duplex

unit, 1.3 miles to Anna Maria Island beaches via the Cortez drawbridge. Wrap around deck. Shared laundry. $1,100/month. 941-761-2725.

ANNUAL: HOLMES BEACH. 2BR/2BA with lanai on quiet street close to beach. No pets, no smokers. $1,100/month plus utilities. Call 941-376-0541.

ANNUAL DUPLEX: 2BR/1BA north end of Anna Maria, four houses to secluded beach. Storage, ample parking, washer-dryer hookups, high ceilings, fenced yard. Pet considered. $1,025/month. 941-778-4837 or 941-704-8674.

ANNA MARIA SEASONAL rental: 2BR/1BA, washer and dryer, close to beach and fishing pier. Call 941-720-2418.

ANNUAL RENTAL: SMALL-pet friendly, 3BR/2BA, two-car garage modern house in West Glen. $1,300/month. Realtor, 941-756-1090. Real Estate Mart.

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.

REAL ESTATE

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.

PRIME BAYFRONT LOT with a sandy beach! $699,000. Owner will finance. Call Sato Real Estate, 941-778-7200.

BEACHFRONT HOME FOR sale. 2BR/1BA, large lot for expansion! By owner, $799,000. 941-778-8356.

WEST BRADENTON: POOL house with free-standing office/game room building in back yard. 3BR/2BA, two-car garage. $160,000. Realtor, 941-356-1456. Real Estate Mart.

PERICO BAY CLUB villa: 2BR/2BA, garage, turnkey furnished, move-in ready. Now, $182,500. Realtor, 941-356-1456. Real Estate Mart.