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Date of Issue: August 04, 2010

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, July 28, 2010


POOL TABLE LIGHT: Icehouse, $50. 941-726-4929.

BAKER’S RACK: ORNATE, white, $15. Plate racks, two bronze, $6 each. 941-778-2901.

BICYCLE AIR PUMP, Bell, like new $5. 941-761-1415.

COMPUTER: 1.7 GHz, Windows XP-PRO, $75. 941-756-6728.

FINCH CAGE WITH stand and all the fixings, $15. 941-795-8359.

FAX MACHINE: PANASONIC 2.4 GHz with phone and manual, $20. 941-795-8359.

FORMICA COUNTER AND and drawers, wood grain, 6 x 3 feet, great workstation, $30. 941-795-8359.

BEACH STUFF: CHAIRS, umbrellas, float mat, $15. 941-778-0256.

TANK TOP: LADIE’S ink blue, Chicos. Tags attached, size 3. (16-18) $10. 941-778-0256.

CABINETS: WOODEN. SIX shelves, 6 feet, 3.5 inches high, 2 feet, 6.5 inches wide. $30. 941-778-0256.

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)


WEST MANATEE FIRE Rescue Auxiliary collecting donations for Labor Day sale. Drop off at 201 Second St. N., Bradenton Beach or call Ron, 941-720-0426 for pick up.

WANTED: USED SURFBOARDS. Any condition, any age. Please, call 847-877-9652.

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.


BEACH-STYLE FLEA Market: 8 a.m. til?, Sunday, Aug. 8. Furniture, art, collectibles, home and garden accents. 5500 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. 941-504-8303.


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

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.

FOUND: KEYS AT Coquina Beach, July 11. One brass and two small silver keys. Call 941-330-4646.

LOST CAT: Spring Avenue area, Anna Maria. Black, young, with collar and bells. Call 941-778-7430.

FOUND: PRESCRIPTION SUNGLASSES. North end of Anna Maria, Sunday, July 18. Claim at The Islander office, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

LOST: MANS GOLD ring. First Watch restaurant, 75th Street, Bradenton. Sunday, July 25. 941-778-3458.


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.


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.


ATTEND, ASSIST, INSPIRE: Live-in muse for hire. Robin, 941-730-4230. Island only.


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. 


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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

HOUSE CLEANING BY Laura. Excellent references. One house, 2BR/2BA, $50. 941-539-6891.   

HOUSE AND PETSITTER: 35 years. References. Bonded. Light housekeeping, gardening. Sheila, 941-448-9521.

ELDERLY CAREGIVER: 28 years experience.  Assist in bathing, appointments, shopping, cooking, housekeeping, etc. Call 941-761-1419.

CLEANING FAIRIES: LONG-time resident, weekly, biweekly, reasonable rates and attention to detail. Free estimates. 941-778-5717.

GENE’S HOME CLEANING: For dependable service call Gene, 260-438-7176.

CONTACT CAPT. GREG Burke of A Paradise Realty for all of your real estate needs, selling, listing, buying, market analysis. 941-592-8373, or e-mail:

DELICIOUS MEALS PREPARED by Island chef. Free delivery. 941-448-4294.

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, 941-778-2824 or 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.

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.

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


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 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.

WOULD YOU LIKE to work on the beach? Three executive offices available 200 steps from beach. Great visibility on Gulf Drive, perfect for real estate agent, accountant, anybody working from home. $300-$500/month, utilities included.  Call today, move in this week. 941-746-8666.

ANNUAL RENTAL: ANNA Maria canal home. 2BR/2BA with dock and lift. Unit is largely furnished with washer and dryer provided. Rate is $1,600/month plus utilities. 1,600 sf. 813-245-0428.

ANNUAL DUPLEX IN HOLMES Beach. 2BR/2BA on canal, space for boat. Living room, kitchen, storage, washer and dryer hook ups. No pets. Holmes Beach. 941-778-7039.

ANNUAL UNFURNISHED GROUND-level duplex. 2BR/1BA, north Holmes Beach. $925/month plus utilities. 941-778-7003.

ANNA MARIA WATERFRONT 2BR furnished condo. Boat dock, years lease. $975/month, first and last. 941-778-4451.

ANNA MARIA ANNUAL: 2BR duplex, ground level. $750/month. 941-778-6088.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 2BR/1BA, 200 feet to Rod & Reel Pier. Ground-level, washer, dryer, refrigerator, unfurnished, $900/month plus utilities. No smokers or pets. 941-387-8610.

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


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.

FLORIDA BUSINESSES FOR sale. Get your E2/EB-5 Visa. Call James Adkins, 941-713-0635.

NEW CANALFRONT BEAUTY: 4BR/4.5BA. 3,350 sf under air, pool. Realistic at $1,450,000. Viewable through Aug. 19. 215 Chilson Ave., Anna Maria. Owner Jeff Endean, 941-567-6600.

BAYFRONT PELICAN COVE condo: 2BR/2BA great views, close to everything. Call Capt. Greg, 941-592-8373, A Paradise Realty.

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.

BEAUTIFULLY UPDATED 3BR/2BA Island home. Short walk to the beach or bay. New roof, kitchen, windows, deck, brick patio, indoor staircase and foyer, Hardiplank siding and much more. $489,000. 941-778-0147 or 941-812-3114.

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: PUERTO Viejo, Cocles. Me, Tarzan, you, Jane. Play in this dollhouse in the jungle. Minutes walk to beaches, stores, restaurants. 2BR/2BA, new construction, positive cash flow as vacation rental. $165,000. 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.

EAST TENNESSEE LAKE community!! Buy now and save money, no time frame to build dockable, lake-view, lake access. Starting at just $9,900. Call 866-920-5263.

BANK FORCED BID, offer sale! Smoky Mountain lake property, Tennessee. Pick your lot, then summit your offer! Gated with amenities! Hurry, register now, first 100 only! 877-644-4647 ext. 302. 

ONLY $34,900 WITH free boat slip adjoining lot sold for $99,900! Spectacular wooded building lot in premier gated waterfront community with direct access to Atlantic Ocean! All amenities complete. Paved roads, underground utilities, clubhouse, pool. Excellent financing. Call now, 877-888-1415, ext. 2627.

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