ITEMS FOR SALE
ANTIQUE CRADLE: DOVETAILED, 2 feet long, handmade, $30, antique rattan footstool, $40. Call 941-565-0836.
CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS AND Items, two jumbo boxes, $50. 941-932-5595.
BOSE AM/FM RADIO. CD player not working. Radio sounds great. $20. 941-254-4238.
SLIDING SHOWER DOORS: 60×68-inch with frame and hardware, $75. Call Jim, 540-309-8306.
COMPUTER: DELL DUAL core, refurbished, $80. 941-756-6728.
WHITE BAMBOO WICKER entertainment center, $40, large blue La-Z-Boy recliner, $40. 941-730-0444.
POOL LADDER: STAINLESS-steel with fiberglass steps. $75 or best offer. Call 941-778-2901.
FOOSBALL/AIR HOCKEY table, $100. Gas pool heater, $100. 941-356-1456.
SIX OAK OFFICE chairs: Antiques, perfect for eclectic dining set. The Islander newspaper, 5604B Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.
FREEBIE ITEMS FOR SALE
Individuals may place one free ad with up to three items, each priced $100 or less, 15 words or less. FREE, one week, must be submitted online. Email firstname.lastname@example.org, fax toll-free 1-866-362-9821. (limited time offer)
VILLAGE OF THE Arts: Community art show. Opens Jan. 2, 2015, at The After Hours Gallery, downtown Bradenton, 1103 12th St. W. Gallery in back. $10 entry fee. 941-356-9474.
WANTED: WORKOUT DVDs and retired but working XBox, Wii units with games for Ministry of Presence for kids and teens in Haiti. Deliver to The Islander, 5604B Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.
WANTED: YOUR OLD cell phone for recycling. Deliver to The Islander, 5604B Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.
ANTIQUES, ART, and collectibles. View at The Islander store, 5604B Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.
AERIAL PHOTOS of Anna Maria Island. View and purchase online: www.jackelka.com.
FREE GUN LOCK courtesy of Project Childsafe, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and Holmes Beach Police Department. Pick up at The Islander office, 5604B Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Don’t be sorry, be safe.
ESTATE SALE: 8:45 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5. 1060 Bogey Lane, Country Club Shores, Longboat Key. Teak Linden dining set and hutch, big set of Waterford Alana stemware and others, sofa, entertainment center, Remington bronze Bronco Buster, wall clock, large brass eagle, Doulton jugs, Beleek, Baccarat figures, about 40 pieces of Swarovski and other costume jewelry, Hummel 1960 creche set, framed botanical prints by Coheleach and others, two bakers racks, mirrors, roll top desk, set of Noritake china, Apple computer, Danish dinette set, file, shredder, two work benches, packs of beads, shells, extension ladders, small chest freezer, hospital bed, wheel chair, Jazzy mobility chair, electric lift chair, end tables and more. Sale by Julie McClure. Pictures at www.estatesales.net.
ROSER THRIFT SHOP: Open 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. Annex open mornings same days. Donations accepted 9-11 a.m. Wednesdays. 511 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. 941-779-2733.
STEFF’S STUFF ANTIQUES and Consignment. steffsstufflbk.com. Open daily. 941-383-1901.
HUGE GARAGE SALE! 9 a.m.-3 pm Friday and Saturday, Dec. 5-6. Proceeds go to Wildlife Inc. Furniture, kids items, lots more! Great stuff and deals for great cause. 508 65th St., Holmes Beach. 248-982-5600.
GARAGE SALE: 9 a.m.-3p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6. Appliances, furniture, books, art, toys, clothes, much more! 425 Pine Ave., Anna Maria.
SALE: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Dec. 4-5. Tools, household, men’s clothes, riding mower. 5503 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.
LOST & FOUND
FOSTER HOMES NEEDED! Rescued pets are looking for great new homes! Please, call Moonracer Rescue for information, 941-896-6701.
1950 FORD PICKUP: A beauty! 327 Chevy engine, power steering, automatic with wood bed and rails. $15,500. 941-737-8929.
BOATS & BOATING
BIMINI BAY SAILING: Small sailboat rentals and instruction. Day. Week. Month. Sunfish, Laser, Windrider 17 and Precision 15. Call Brian at 941-685-1400.
PONTOON BOAT RENTAL Create life long memories. Call 941-518-3868 or see boatflorida.weebly.com.
BAYLINER 2655 CIERA: Sport weekender/fisherman. 27-foot boat. See on Island, on lift, includes aluminum trailer. $10,000 or best offer. 941-228-8552.
BOATING EQUIPMENT: TROLLING motor, hardly used, battery, charger in box. Oars and paddles, marine battery. Offers. 941-778-4159.
EXPERIENCED REAL ESTATE sales associates wanted. Generous commission split. Call Julie Royal or Mary Ann Schmidt at SunCoast Real Estate. 941-779-0202.
IMMEDIATE OPENINGS: PART-time sales. Evenings and weekends a must. Retirees welcome. Inquiries, 727-244-5906.
REPORTER WANTED: Full-to-part-time. Print media, newspaper experience or journalism degree required. Apply via email with letter of interest to email@example.com.
KIDS FOR HIRE
RED CROSS-CERTIFIED babysitter and high school honor student. Call or text Isabel, 941-545-7995.
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, 5604-B Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.
CAREGIVER TO HELP the elderly: 30 years experience in Manatee and Sarasota, looking for part-time work 4 hours, 3-4 days a week. Call Diana, 941-761-1419 or 941-545-7114.
LPNS NEEDED FOR active quadriplegic using Hoyer lift. Morning shifts, 4-5 hours starting at 7 a.m. Overnight shifts, 9:30 p.m.-7 a.m. 941-685-5213.
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.
ALL AROUND PAINTING: Quality work. Free estimates. Licensed, insured. Call native islander Jim Weaver, 813-727-1959.
ISLAND COMPUTER GUY, 37 years experience. On-site PC repairs, upgrades, buying assistance and training. Call Bill, 941-778-2535.
TRANSPORT SERVICE: LET me drive you to the airport or anywhere in Florida. Flat rates. Reasonable. Call Mike, 941-567-6634.
CLEANING RESIDENTIAL, COMMERCIAL and resort. Love what we do, love to work. 941-756-4570.
PRESSURE WASHING AND windows: Commercial, residential and resorts. Roofs, buildings, houses driveways etc. 941-251-5948.
JOHN “THE FIREMAN” Island Cycle & Scooter Repair. 25 years experience. Affordable prices. 918-639-5002 or 941-276-1414.
CLEANING BY LAURA offers everything on your list, from kitchen and bath cleaning to dusting and emptying wastebaskets. 941-539-6891.
WILDLIFE REMOVAL AND relocation: Problem solving for all animals, big and small. Call Joe, Westcoast Nuisance Wildlife Service. 941-720-4152.
CARPET CLEANING: QUALITY Counts Carpet cleaning. Upholstery cleaning. Tile and grout cleaning. Pet/wine stain removal. Manatee Chamber member. Great price, free estimates. Local owner. Call 941-756-1082.
JUST THAT CLEAN: We’ll clean your home like our own! Free estimate. Jenise, 941-730-6773, Brad, 941-704-5609.
STRUGGLING WITH MATH homework? Fully certified grades 5-12, and 10 years experience, math teacher, looking to help you and your student to become more successful. Call Stacey Brebaugh, 941-524-4177.
D.L. HAYES CLEANING: Bonded and insured. Rachael Bidwell/ Sheila Darcy, 941-932-5347 or 941-224-1486. For all your cleaning needs.
WANT TO USE your rusty French? Call Geraldine for group (3 or 4) walks, coffee, visits all in French for an hour. 941-795-3034.
FRENCH TUTORING: Experienced, French. Can help students at any level. Call Geraldine, 941-795-3034.
NICK PATSIOS PEST Control and Lawn Care: 22 years experience on AMI. Roaches, ants, white fly. License # JF8348. Call Nick, 941-713-2071.
PROOF, POST, PUBLISH: Local editor-writer available for consulting, draft editing, final proofing and copywriting, as well as social media management for your group or business. Email Lisa Neff at firstname.lastname@example.org.
BUSINESS-TO-BUSINESS JD’s Window Cleaning looking for storefront jobs in Holmes Beach. I make dirty windows sparkling clean. 941-920-3840.
ISLAND MERMAIDS CLEANING and Co.: 38-year Islanders. 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.
LAWN & GARDEN
CONNIE’S LANDSCAPING INC. Residential and commercial. Full-service lawn maintenance, landscaping, cleanups, hauling and more! Insured. 941-778-5294.
ISLAND LAWN SPRINKLERS repairs and installations, watering the island for 15 years. Jeff, 941-778-2581.
TREE-LAWN WORK: Serving Manatee and the islands 25 years. All phases of tree work, hedges and palm trees. Call Phil or Jeff, Brewer and Gunn Enterprises 941-809-7930.
JR’S LANDSCAPING AND MAINTENANCE Lawns, native plants, mulching, trimming, hauling, cleanups. Island resident 25 years. Call 941-807-1015.
SHELL DELIVERED AND spread. $50/yard. Hauling all kinds of gravel, mulch, top soil with free estimates. Call Larry at 941-795-7775, “shell phone” 941-720-0770.
STRAIGHT SHOT LANDSCAPE. Specializing in old Florida seashell driveways and scapes. Free estimates. Call Shark Mark, 941-301-6067.
NATURE’S DESIGN LANDSCAPING. Design and installation. Tropical landscape specialist. Residential and commercial. 30 years experience. 941-729-9381, 941-448-6336.
VAN-GO PAINTING residential/commercial, interior/exterior, pressure cleaning, wallpaper. Island references. Bill, 941-795-5100. www.vangopainting.net.
CUSTOM REMODELING EXPERT. All phases of carpentry, repairs and painting. Insured. Meticulous, clean, sober and prompt. Paul Beauregard, 941-730-7479.
TILE -TILE -TILE. All variations of ceramic tile supplied and installed. Quality workmanship, prompt, reliable, many Island references. Call Neil, 941-726-3077.
GRIFFIN’S HOME IMPROVEMENTS Inc. Handyman, fine woodwork, countertops, cabinets and wood flooring. Insured and licensed. 941-722-8792.
JERRY’S HOME REPAIR: Carpentry, handyman, light hauling, pressure washing. Jack of all trades. Call 941-778-6170 or 941-447-2198.
HANDYMAN SERVICE: 25-year Island resident. We do all repair, handcrafted work, interior and exterior. The Flying Dutchman, 941-447-6747.
ISLE TILE: QUALITY installation floors, counters, backsplashes, showers. Licensed, insured. Call Chris at 941-302-8759.
PAINTING: DONALD PERKINS Painting LLC. Interior, exterior. 40 years experience. Fully insured with references. 941-705-7096.
SOUTHBAY HOME REPAIRS: If it’s broken, stuck, loose, leaks, needs paint, etc. I’ll fix it. Affordable quality work. 941-720-2906.
EXPERT PROPERTY REPAIRS: 25 years, 24/7, locally owned, free estimates. Call Joe Naples, 941-487-0073.
SOUTHWEST HOME IMPROVEMENT: Michigan builder, quality work guaranteed. Affordable, timely, within budget. Call Mike, 1-616-204-8822.
ANNA MARIA HOME Accents: 20 years experience in building and remodeling. Local, licensed and insured. 786-318-8585.
WEEKLY/MONTHLY/ANNUAL rentals: wide variety, changes daily. SunCoast Real Estate, 941-779-0202, or 1-800-732-6434. www.suncoastinc.com.
ANNA MARIA STORAGE: Climate and non-climate-controlled units available. Month-to-month rentals starting at $65/month. 941-779-0820.
VACATION RENTAL: NORTHWEST Bradenton: Gorgeous 3BR/2BA two-car garage private pool home. $1,100 per week, inclusive. Discounts for extended stays. Call 941-794-1515. Suzanne, Coastal Properties Realty.
CONDOS: 2BR/2BA or 1BR/1BA, $2,000 per month inclusive. Cortez Road. Call Coastal Properties Realty, 941-794-1515.
PROPERTY MANAGEMENT SERVICES for vacation or annual rentals available. Reasonable. Call to discuss. Suzanne, Broker, Coastal Properties Realty, 941-794-1515.
4BR/2BA FURNISHED CONDO with dock and lift overlooking the water on Flamingo Cay. Condo also has porch and garage. One-month minimum required. $3,675/month. 863-401-3092.
ANNUAL LEASE: 3BR/2BA Tropical Key Royale canalfront home. Screened lanai overlooking deep-water canal, two-car garage, interior laundry room. Lush landscaping, close to executive golf club and Island beaches. Don’t miss this Island gem! $2,200/month. 626 Foxworth Lane, Holmes Beach. Call 407-947-8387 or email email@example.com.
ANNUAL VILLAGE GREEN villa: 2BR/2BA, two-car garage. Spectacular lake view and heated community pool steps away. $1,550/month. Realtor, 941-356-1456. Real Estate Mart.
ANNUAL LAKEVIEW VILLAGE townhouse: Gated community, approximately 8 miles to beach, 2BR/2.25 bath, community heated pool steps away. $1,250/month. Realtor, 941-356-1456. Real Estate Mart.
WE’RE LOW, LISTINGS needed. Are you curious as to how much your home could be worth? Call us for a free professional consultation. Call Lynn at Edgewater Real Estate, 941-778-8104.
REAL ESTATE: BUY, sell, invest. Enjoy. Billi Gartman, Realtor, Duncan Real Estate. 941-545-8877. www.AnnaMariaLife.com.
FREE! WHAT EVERY real estate buyer or seller needs to know! Go to: www.yourmarketupdate.com. 941-400-8735.
SANDPIPER CO-OP, 3BR/2BA for $229,000. 2601 Gulf Drive N., unit S-21, Bradenton Beach. Brock Real Estate Inc., 941-896-8822.
FOR SALE: NEW roof, garage door, appliances, plumbing all for you! Attractively landscaped. West Bradenton 3BR/2BA, two-car garage home. Well loved. Call Coastal Properties Realty, Suzanne, 941-794-1515.
REAL ESTATE SERVICES: Property management services for vacation or annual rentals available. Reasonable. Call to discuss. Suzanne, Broker, Coastal Properties Realty, 941-794-1515.
FOR SALE: VILLA. Ten minutes to beach, 2BR/2BA, 2,100 sf, garage. Bradenton. $200,000. 813-727-1959.
BAYSHORE: 4BR/2BA updated single-family home. Community pool, beach, marina. Six miles to Anna Maria Island. Investors, great cash flow here. $100,000. Exclusive. Real Estate Mart, 941-356-1456.
VILLAGE GREEN SINGLE-family home. Upgraded kitchen and windows. 3BR/2BA, two-car garage and bonus room. No HOA fees. $199,000. Realtor, 941-356-1456. Real Estate Mart.
CANALFRONT: RECENTLY RENOVATED 2BR/2BA villa with dock. Near Intracoastal with no bridges. Great soon-to-be gated community. Pet friendly. Bradenton. Yes, you can have it all. $260,000. Katharine Pepper, RoseBay International, 941-751-0582 or 802-363-9973.
DISCOVER THE OTHER Island: Tidy Island in Sarasota Bay. Tastefully renovated lakefront condo, 3BR/2BA, two-car with storage. This condo has so much to offer! Pet friendly. $344,900. Katharine Pepper, RoseBay International, 941-751-0582 or 802-363-9973.
LOCATION, LOCATION: BRADENTON Beach Triplex. Three houses from the beach and three houses from the bay. Call for details, Patti Evans, 941-773-0877, Keller Williams on the Water.
BOUTIQUE VACATION RENTALS in Holmes Beach. Four units with pool in a lush, tropical setting. 80 percent occupancy rate. Close to beach. 941-812-7252. www.spinnakerscottages.com.
GREAT LITTLE HOUSE, great big view: Open water view of AMI Bridge, 1950s cottage, block construction, pine accents. New appliances, etc. An island treasure. $849,500. FSBO. 941-730-2606 (leave message).