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Date of Issue: July 14, 2010

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, July 14, 2010


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.

A MOVEABLE FEAST of Longboat Inc. is doing business as The Feast at 5406 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach FL 34217.

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.

HUGE GARAGE SALE: 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, July 16- 17. Housewares, furniture, lights, fans, collectibles. 7808 Cortez Road (behind Wings and Things), Bradenton.

MOVING SALE: 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. Saturday, July 17. Ground floor. 5400 Gulf Drive, apt. 9. Holmes Beach.


ESTATE SALE: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, July 17. 9908 Gulf Drive at Spring Avenue, Anna Maria. Items removed from 8,000 square foot Island home. 1800s trestle table, chest and tilt-top table, 1810 chest, 1900 oak desk and platform rocker, old and new oriental rugs, two Bahama-style sofas, rattan and wicker chairs and tables, Chinese alter table, two Florida-style king beds with twin bedding, desk and matching chair, set of six Country French dining chairs, pair of twin beds, pine Hunt board, Chinese bed, coffee table, mirrors pictures, TV, lamps, crib, Tiffany-style Wisteria lamp, silk plants and more. Sale by Julie McClure.

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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.

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.

FOUND: GLASSES, BROWN frames, in water at beach, 56th Street, Holmes Beach. Claim at The Islander office, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

BRONZE 4-FOOT MERMAID fountain stolen July 4. Cash reward, $200 for safe return. 941-778-7934.

LOST CAT: 77th Street area, Holmes Beach. Rudolph, very small, black and white with black spot on chin and has no claws. Rudolph. 863-640-9975


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.


HARLEY-DAVIDSON SOFTAIL Fat Boy FLSTF, 6-spd, 1584cc, Fast sale, asking $5,700. More details at 813-321-7869.

WANTED: SUV/HATCHBACK with low mileage for part-year resident. No dealers, please. 941-524-9385.

FOR SALE: 2002 Ford Escort. Automatic, air conditioning, custom stereo, new transmission. Runs great. A bargain. $1,800. Call Rick, 941-224-4977.


17-FOOT WAHOO center-console fishing boat with Bimini, trailer, boat cover, Garmin GPS, 100hp Mercury, recently serviced, runs great. Boat is perfect for Anna Maria Island flats fishing. $4,250. Tyler, 813-382-2520.


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.

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

BABYSITTER AND PETSITTER: Trustworthy and responsible, loves animals. Three years experience with babysitting. Call Claudia, 941-447-9658.

NEED A BABYSITTER or pet sitter? Red Cross certified. Call Kim at 941-592-1894.

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.




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.

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.

DAVE’S CURB APPEAL: Paint, landscape, light repair, remodel, cleanup. Affordable Island work, $75 per four hours. Island owner, resident, with tools. Dave, 715-418-3531.

TIRED OF NOT enjoying your own party with your guests? You can now! Call Cyndi Marie Brindley at 941-447-1663 or e-mail:    

OUTTA SIGHT OUTTA Mind: Carpet, upholstery, tile, grout cleaning. clean ups. 941-312-3065.

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.

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.  

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, 55-plus designer turnkey condo. $2,000/month plus utilities. 941-779-1013

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

ANNUAL RENTAL: HOLMES Beach 3BR/2BA canal home. Dock, large two-car garage, tile throughout, very nice kitchen, screened back porch. Utilities not included. $1,695/month. 863-660-8366.

OFFICE, RETAIL, PROFESSIONAL space: 8803/8799 Cortez Road. 600 sf, $500/month. 1,200 sf (former salon) and 1,300 sf. 1-800-952-1206.

ISLAND BEAUTY: 2BR/2BA 2005 doublewide manufactured home, turnkey furnished, $199,000. 727-599-4817 for appointment.

FOR RENT: 2BR duplex near beach. No pets. $800/month plus deposit, utilities. 941-538-8200.

CORTEZ 1BR, LANAI, washer and dryer. Water, lawn, trash paid. No dogs. $615/month. 941-545-9025.

2BR/1BA: Upstairs overlook pool and city pier. $1,000/month. Cat OK. 201 south Bay Blvd., Anna Maria. 786-375-9633.

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 through short sales and foreclosures. Call James at 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.

GREAT LOCATION: CHARMING 2BR/2BA canal house for sale. 509 59th St., Holmes Beach. $550,000. 941-779-1013.

2BR TROPICAL PALM Mobile Home Park. 15 minutes to beach. Doublewide. $49,000. Rent, $695/month.Will finance. 863-608-1833.

MIRROR LAKE CONDO near IMG. 2BR/2BA turnkey furnished. Vaulted ceilings, fireplace, lakeside. Great home or rental with eight-year rental history. By owner, principals only. 941-758-9622 or email: $79,000.

VILLAGE GREEN 2BR/2BA villa: Anna Maria Island without the expenses. Bid on eBay: 140425847095. 941-705-2757.

CANAL HOUSE: VERY close to bay with just-dredged sailboat-deep water. 2BR/2BA. 717-392-4048.

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


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.

CROSSVILLE TENNESSEE: Top 100 cities to live in. Lots with spectacular mountain views, underground utilities, cool temps, low crime, property taxes and insurance. No state income tax. Priced from the $20,000s. 931-707-0393.

FARMS, REPOS, LAKES! Five upstate New York counties! 16 acres, abuts state land, $19,900. Five acres, lake lot, one hour New York city, $39,900. Seven acres, mini-farm, $49,900. Catskills to the Finger Lakes! Owner terms available! Hurry! 888-698-1471.

SOUTHEAST GEORGIA: 292 acres, $1,975 per acre. Satilla River, lake, hardwoods and planted pine. Outstanding recreational and timber investment. Just 20 miles from I-95. Must see pictures and more on website! 478-987-9700. St. Regis Paper Co.

FORECLOSED HOME AUCTION: 700-plus homes auction: July 29. Open house, July 17, 24, 25. REDC |. View full RE Brkr CQ1031187.

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