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Date of Issue: June 16, 2010

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, June 16, 2010


DRESSER, BEIGE, SEVEN drawers. 7 feet x 16 inches. $35. 941-795-8359.

COMPUTER: DELL 3.06 GHz processor, Windows XP-PRO. $100.  941-756-6728.

TELESCOPE: BRAND NEW with tripod, extra lenses. $50. 941-726-4929.

G.E. DISHWASHER, WHITE. $50. 941-795-8626.

DINING TABLE: WHITE, oval, Formica top. 54-36-inches, plus extension. $70. 941-795-8626.

END TABLE: OAK, modern with shelves on bottom. 28x24-inches. $25. 941-795-8359.

FORMICA COUNTER WITH lots of drawers, wood grain. $40. 941-795-8359.

SALE: FORD-150 tool chest. Diamond plate, aluminum with side rails. $75. 941-730-3228.

GOLF IRONS: FULL set, Armour 845s. Good condition, regular shaft. $100. 941-778-9710 or 847-530-8833.

AERIAL PHOTOS of Anna Maria Island. View and purchase online:

COMMERCIAL RESTAURANT SUPPLIES: Ice machine: install and service $2,100. You pick up, $1,600. Assorted stainless shelves: $75. Six-burner gas cooktop and charbroiler: $1,800. 941-730-2606.

FREEBIE ITEMS FOR SALE: Individuals may advertise up to three items, each priced $100 or less, 15 words or less. FREE, one week. Deliver in person to The Islander, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, e-mail:, 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: for worship times. 6608 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

BRADENTON ROTARY CLUB meets at noon Mondays at Mattison's Riverside, 1200 First Ave. W., Bradenton. Club members enjoy fellowship with like-minded professionals. Club projects offer opportunities to benefit the community locally and worldwide. To attend a meeting as our guest, call Trish, 941-747-1871. More information:

HAITI $$$ DONATIONS to the Ministry of Presence Inc.,, urgently needed for local representatives to aid homeless children. Info: The Islander, 941-778-7978.

TERRY HAYES, REALTOR. Signature Sothebys International. 941-302-3100.

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.


ESTATE SALE: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, June 18, and 9 a.m.-noon. Saturday, June 19. 525 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Thomasville king-bed set, camel back sofa, love seat, queen bed, white four-poster full bed, nest of tables, game table set, dining set, china cabinet, dinette set, wicker set, hot tub, media center, stereo, dry sink, wicker settee, cedar chest, mirrors, books, collector’s plates, sconces, lamps, chairs, grill, linens, gasoline blower, Christmas, yard tools and kitchen. Sale by Julie McClure, pictures and details: or

ESTATE SALE: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, June 19. 516 77th St., Anna Maria. King bed, sectional sofa with queen bed, twin beds, wicker coffee and end tables, dresser, rattan dinette set and swivel chair, 36- and 13-inch TVs, Chinese screen, dining set with china cabinet, dishes, recliner, swag lamp, bed linens and small assortment of kitchen. Sales by Julie McClure, Details and pictures: or


ROSER THRIFT SHOP: Open 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday. 511 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. 941-779-2733.

GARAGE SALE: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, June 19. Pottery “seconds” also. 321 Hardin Ave., Anna Maria.

YARD SALE: 9 a.m.-noon, Saturday, June 19. Sofa, chairs, china, dolls, miscellaneous. 127 51st St., Holmes Beach.

MOVING SALE: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, June 17-19. China cabinet, dresser, chest, round dining table, chairs, pictures, mirrors, bedding, clothing, lots of miscellaneous. 500 Cordova Drive, Palma Sola, off Manatee Avenue West.


KEYS FOUND AT 30th St., Holmes Beach. Found June 2 on bench. Dolphin key chain. Claim at The Islander office, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

MAN’S RING: FOUND, Coquina Beach, April 23. Had spoken to retired police officer that lost a ring. Call after seven, 912-258-1935.

FOUND: NECKLACE, MEDALLION on beach near White Avenue. Inscribed: Proud brother of U.S. soldier. 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.



BIMINI BAY SAILING: Small sailboat rentals and instruction. Day. Week. Month. Sunfish, Laser, Zuma, Precision 15, Windrider 17 and Trimaran. Call Brian at 941-685-1400.


SALES ASSOCIATE: MOTIVATED, experienced real estate licensee for busy Island office. Please call Jesse or Robin at 941-778-7244.


LOOKING FOR A babysitter or pet sitter? Call Kendall, first aid-certified. Great with kids and animals. Four years experience, high school student. 941-779-9783.

ISLAND TEEN WILL help with yard work, mowing, moving furniture, garage cleaning, window washing, more. 941-518-8841.

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.


HEALTH FOOD STORE on Anna Maria Island, located in busy shopping center, large inventory, all equipment and fixtures, completely turnkey, business growing monthly, owners moving, great opportunity for mom and pop. Call Jim, 941-580-0626.

GIFT SHOP FOR sale. Call owner, 941-779-2624.


ACTIVE LADY WITH spinal injury needs LPNS to assist with personal care.  A Hoyer lift for transfers. Five-hour a.m. shifts and overnight sleepover shifts are from 9:30 p.m.-7a.m. Travel opportunity. 941-383-6953.


LET US DRIVE YOU! Airports, cruise ports. Flat rates. Anna Maria Sunshine Car Service. 941-778-5476.

ISLAND PRESSURE CLEANING, wash away mildew, dirt, salt. Thorough, reasonable, reliable. Free estimates, licensed, insured. 941-778-0944.

TOTAL DOOR AND Window Service: Repairs, replacements, sales, parts, stormcatcher hurricane covers, Simonton windows, Plastpro doors, ODL inserts. 941-730-1399.

I DON’T CUT corners, I clean corners. Professional, friendly cleaning service since 1999. 941-778-7770. Leave message.

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 PET NANNY: Loving pet care. Longtime Island resident, background check, pet CPR-certified, references. Karen Robinson, 941-779-2830 or 941-730-5693.

ELDERLY CAREGIVER: 28 years experience, top references, days or nights, personal care, household duties. 941-545-7114.  

BUSINESS-TO-BUSINESS JD's Window Cleaning looking for storefront jobs in Holmes Beach. 941-920-3840.

COMPUTER GOT YOU down? Got a virus? Need wireless, network setup? Web site? Need help? Call JC, 941-487-7487.

ISLAND MERMAIDS CLEANING and Co.: 34 years of happy customers. Senior check, pet-watch, storm-check, tour guide, etc. Rentals our specialty. 941-778-3046 or 941-580-4487.

DESIGNER FOR HIRE! All your graphic needs covered! Web design. Call Jon at Smashcat Studios, 941-778-2824or 941-545-0192.

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! 941-778-2711.

NADIA'S EUROSAGE Relaxing, healing massage in the comfort of your home. Call today for an appointment, 941-795-0887. MA#0017550.

CHECK MY HOUSE! When you're away, we stay close to home. We provide full house checking services to ensure your house is secure while you are away. Call 941-928-8735, or e-mail for details.

TUTORING SERVICES: Specializing in algebra, geometry, calculus, trigonometry and science. Special need students welcome. Grades 3-12. Jenifer, 941-224-1760.

UPSCALE NAIL SALON: Nails on the Island. 30 years experience. Call for an appointment. Now offering in-home services. 941-713-5244.

MUSIC LESSONS WITH Koko Ray. Island studio open now. Instruction in flute, clarinet, saxophone, guitar and piano. 941-778-8323, or evenings, 941-758-0395. 315 58th St., Studio I, Holmes Beach.


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.

TREES BY BREEZE Inc.: Custom landscapes, tree trimming, property maintenance. Insured. Since 1988. Chris, 941-778-2837.

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


STRAIGHT SHOT LANDSCAPE. For all your landscape needs. Shell $45/yard. 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.


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, 941-779-2294.

GRIFFIN'S HOME IMPROVEMENTS Inc. Handyman, fine woodwork, countertops, cabinets and shutters. Insured and licensed, 941-748-4711.

JERRY'S HOME REPAIR: Carpentry work, handyman, light plumbing, electrical, light hauling, pressure washing. Call 941-778-6170 or 941-447-2198.

EXPERIENCED BUILDING CONTRACTOR: Carl V. Johnson Jr. Inc. New homes, porches, decks, remodel, repairs, etc. Quality work. Fair price! 941-795-1947.

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.

HANDYMAN FOR HIRE: $15 per hour. No job too small. One call does it all. Call Arthur, 941-301-0624. Quality satisfaction guaranteed.

J.E. MURRAY: ESTABLISHED Island builder. New homes, remodeling. 30-year resident. Call 941-778-2316 or 941-730-3228.


WEEKLY/MONTHLY/ANNUAL rentals: wide variety, changes daily. SunCoast Real Estate, 941-779-0202, or 1-800-732-6434.

WATERFRONT KEY WEST STYLE with dock. Furnished, walk to beach, eateries and shops. $150/night, $950/week. Use of bikes included. 941-794-5980.

RENTAL WANTED: ISLAND business owner seeks 3BR/2BA home for two year or longer lease. Call Tom, 941-993-4909.

ANNA MARIA BEACHFRONT, waterfront vacation rental. 5BR/4BA. $2,200/week. 559-760-1331.

VACATION RENTALS: 3BR/3BA pool home, 2BR/1BA cottage, 5BR/4BA split pool home, two blocks to Holmes Beach. 3BR/2BA pool home, northwest Bradenton, 3BR/3BA pool home, Palma Sola. Weekly, monthly rentals. Luxury furnishings, all amenities. Inclusive prices. Coastal Properties Realty, 941-794-1515.

ANNUAL PERICO BAY Club. Guard-gated 24/7. Sunny bright end unit, 2BR/2BA villa with spacious two-car garage and extra-long driveway. Nicely furnished, new stainless-steel appliances, TVs in living room, master bedroom and master bath. Screened porch plus deck overlooking small lake. Private courtyard entry. Neighborhood heated pool and spa, plus large community lap pool. Available July 1. $1,500/month plus utilities. Call owner, 941-792-4767.

$350/WEEK: 55-plus, Sandpiper Resort. 1BR/1BA sleeps four. Turnkey, walk to beach. $700/month. 941-778-5152.

BRADENTON BEACH: SANDPIPER 55-plus resort. 1BR/1BA newly remodeled, furnished. Bay view, large patio. $650/month, June-November. $1,200, December. $1,500/month, January-March. 717-860-4574.

SPACIOUS BAYFRONT APARTMENT. 2BR/2BA, family room. Wonderful view, quiet neighborhood. 941-795-1132 or 941-545-7109.

WALK TO GULF beaches. Refurbished, upgraded Sandpiper 55-plus 2BR/1BA. Furnished, carport, bay view. No smoking, no pets. $650/month, $500 deposit. 941-545-8923.  

BRADENTON BEACH: COZY waterfront bungalow, perfect for one. Enjoy the sunrises on the bay. $1,495/month. Annual lease. 941-779-0289.

WANTED TO RENT: One-car garage to restore small auto. Reasonable price. Call after 4 p.m., 941-778-4345.

CORTEZ ANNUAL: CENTRAL air conditioning, lanai, washer and dryer, partially furnished. No dogs. $615/month.  941-545-9025.

2BR/2BA MIRROR LAKE condo: First floor, direct lake views, washer and dryer, pool spa, tennis, $795/month. 1BR/1BA Holmes Beach apartment, close to beach, $695/month. 941-726-0485.

STEPS TO BEACH: Sandpiper Resort, 55-plus. Three beautiful rental units, weekly, monthly. 813-458-3875.

SANDPIPER 55-PLUS: Furnished 1BR/1BA, June through October, $500/month. 2BR/1BA, view of bay, steps to beach, July through September, $900/month. 941-778-3051 or 941-567-9492.

DIRECT INTRACOASTAL 1BR/1BA duplex. Jacuzzi tub, central air conditioning, heat, fishing dock. Annual $850/month. 941-720-4475.

ANNUAL RENTAL: VILLA close to beach. 1,300 sf. 2BR/2BA, sunroom or third bedroom, garage, huge laundry room with room for office. Freshly painted, yard maintained. Reduced to $1,175/month. 941-778-1589.

SEASONAL OR WEEKLY cottage-style rentals. 1BR/1BA or 2BR/1BA with pool. Walk to beach, shopping, restaurants. 941-778-3426. Web site


BUILD WEALTH! Call or e-mail for our free brochure. Discover how easy it is to build wealth through short sales and foreclosures. Adkins Florida Group, Wagner Realty. 941-713-0635.

DISCOVER THE OTHER Island! Tidy Island in Sarasota Bay. Waterfront, renovated 2BR/2BA two-car garage condo. Guards, nature and so much more. Pet friendly! Owner financing, $239,900. Realtor/owner, Katharine Pepper, RoseBay Real Estate, 941-792-9459.

DIRECT GULFFRONT 4BR/4.5BA, den, three-car garage, pool, spa, elevator, security. Immaculate 2005 Mediterranean villa-style architecture with breathtaking Gulf views. 5,146 sf under roof on north Anna Maria Island, 12106 Gulf Drive. $3,500,000, furnished. Contact owner, broker, 941-920-1699.

AQUARIUS CLUB PENTHOUSE! Amazing Gulf views. 2BR/2BA, light, airy, 9-foot ceilings. New hurricane windows and doors. $599,900. Katharine Pepper, RoseBay Real Estate, 941-792-9459.

DIRECT GULFFRONT: 146 feet on the beach. 3BR/4.5BA, office recreation room, spa, pool, outdoor kitchen and theater, elevator, turnkey furnished. $3,950,000. Suncoast Real Estate, 941-779-0202 or 941-720-0288.

PRICE REDUCED: DUPLEX on two deeded lots, both units 2BR/1.5BA, elevated, park under building. $450,000. Call owner: 941-730-2606.


BANK FORCED LIQIUDATION: Smoky Mountain lake property, Tennessee. Priced pennies on the dollar! All reasonable offers accepted! Amenities. Closeout sale, July 9-10-11. Call map and pricing. 877-644-4647, ext. 302.

NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS: Best land buy! 2.5 acres, spectacular views, house-pad in, gated, paved road. High altitude. Easily accessible, secluded. Bryson City. $45,000. Owner financing. 800-810-1590.

LAKE LOT CLOSEOUT sale! June 19 only. Two-plus acre lake access with free boat slips only $19,900 was $34,900. Park-like hardwood setting with deeded access to private lake and pavilion. Quiet road frontage, utilities, warranty deed. Excellent financing. Bonus, pay no closing costs! Only six remain. Call now, 888-792-5253, ext. 3517.

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