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Date of Issue: June 30, 2010

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, June 30, 2010


GE DISHWASHER, $50. Excellent condition, off-white. Refrigerator, Kenmore with icemaker, runs good, white, $75. 941-713-4048.

COLEMAN CAMP STOVE: Two burner, propane, excellent condition, $12. 941-713-4048.

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

NURSERY ROCKING CHAIR, white frame with beige fabric, like-new condition. $125. Call 941-761-1928.

TOYOTA CAMRY FLOOR mats: Four, never used, gray, carpeted. $30 or best offer. 941-778-0029.

STEREO PANASONIC DISC player: cassette, amplifier, tuner and two speakers, $20. 941-761-1415.

THICK-IT: MILANI regular strength. 30 oz. Used once, $10. 941-761-1415.  

BOOKSHELF: CORNER UNIT. Five shelves, white, 22 inches wide, 74 inches high. Nice for toys, photos. $60. 941-778-5522.

RAMPS: STEEL TRUCK loading, two 6 foot x 9 inches, $45.  941-795-1533.

BINOCULARS: TASCO 8-16x40 with case, $35. 941-795-1533.

SLIPCOVER: SUREFIT SOFT suede, teal, fits loveseat/sofa up to 65 inches. $35. 941-795-1533.

FURNITURE; DELUXE FUTON, $225. Oak tressle table, $500. Double Laz-y Boy, $225. More! 941-356-1456.

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.


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.


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.

LOST KODAK EASY Share camera, June 13. Near Anna Maria Pier or shop on Bridge Street. Pictures important. Please, call Mary, 860-202-7166.

FOUND: SMALL KEY, tiki with graduation cap key chain. Found near Holmes Beach library. Claim at The Islander office, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

LOST: GLASSES. FRIDAY, June 25 on Key Royale Drive, Holmes Beach. 301-524-5650.


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.


2005 MERCEDES 350 SLK special launch edition. Finished in pewter with Napa brown leather, auto everything, only 33,000 miles from new, original owner. Always kept in garage, serviced by Mercedes. (only 1,000 of these were made! New, $58,000). Must sell, $28,000. Call Millie for more information, 941-737-6887.


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.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: OUR Daily Bread. Contact Penny, 941-745-2992.

LAWN MAINTENANCE AND landscape worker. Must have driver’s license. Call Chris, 941-704-2714.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR ANNA Maria Island Art League non-profit. Part-time. Imaginative, energetic self-starter, positive communicator, love the arts. Please, no phone calls. Resume, cover letter to


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.

LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL student available for babysitting. Infant and toddler CPR-certified, first aid-certified. Emily, 941-567-9276.

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.


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.  

GOT STUMPS? CALL an experienced, reliable expert. Brad Frederick’s LLC Tree Stump Grinding and surface roots removal. 941-730-0001.

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.

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.  

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

LONGBOAT KEY SEASONAL rental: 2BR/2BA condo. Washer and dryer, beautifully decorated, gorgeous bay views, two pools, beach, tennis court, exercise room, clubhouse. Available November. $3,500/month plus electric. Owner, 516-647-9818.

BREATHTAKING SUNSETS: Skip out your front door onto the beach. Pristine, designer turnkey condo. 55-plus. $2,000/month plus utilities. 941-779-1013.

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.

PRIVATE BEACHFRONT GROUND-level home 2BR/1BA. Month/week availability July, August, September. 941-792-4991.

CHARMING CANAL HOUSE: $2,000/month plus utilities. 941-779-1013.

ANNUAL LARGE 2BR/BA: Great view of city pier, pool, screen porch, nice kitchen, new bath. Move in now, $1,000/month plus $1,000 deposit. 201 S. Bay Blvd., Anna Maria. Reggie, 786-375-9633.

SANDPIPER RESORT: 55-plus. One and two bedroom, furnished. 1BR, June thought October, $500/month. 2BR, August to November, $750/month. November to March, $1,800/month. 941-567-9492.

JULY FOURTH WEEKEND special: Four days, $399. 2BR/2BA townhouse, boat slip and pool. Realtor, 941-356-1456. Real Estate Mart.

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.

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.

10 MINUTES TO the beach. 3BR/2BA home, maintenance-free community, lake view. Built in 2001. Mid $200,000s. 941-758-2281.

NORTHWEST BRADENTON LOTS: 75x150 feet each, by Robinson Preserve. Secluded private drive, water, joint venture with builder available. $95,000 or $180,000, both. 941-920-4910.

SALE: 2BR/2BA BEACH cottage. New heated pool, three porches,

large corner lot, duplex deeded. $359,000. 941-920-4910.

VILLAGE GREEN CONDO: 2BR/2BA, two-car garage. Family room, remodeled kitchen, bath, flooring, air conditioning. Reduced,  $149,300. Call John, Real Estate Mart, 941-720-7519.

VILLAGE GREEN: CUSTOM 3BR/2BA, two-car garage villa. One-of-a-kind. 2,050 sf. $159,000. Realtor, 941-356-1456. Real Estate Mart.

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


COSTA RICA: 2BR/2BA vacation home. $149,000. Positive cash flow. 941-713-4515.

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

VIRGINA MOUNTAIN CABIN: Galax area, brand new! Great views, private, fishing in stocked trout stream! Two acres, $159,500. Call owner, 866-275-0442.

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