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Date of Issue: September 09, 2009

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Sept. 02, 2009


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)

FURNITURE SALE: COASTAL Cottage collection, looks like new. Call Kimberly after 5 p.m. 941-447-9988.

DRESSER: CHEST OF drawers, off-white, $100. Antique four-poster with mattress, box spring and pillows. New. $300. 941-792-6220.

FOR SALE: KENMORE glass-top range with five burners, $175. Kenmore white side-by-side refrigerator with ice and water dispenser, $250. New Minka Lavert-brand exterior lighting, oOil-rubbed bronzed, all with bubble glass. Chandeliers, one large 36-inch, one small 21-inch, nine 14-inch exterior wall mount lights, $500 or best offer. New Casio electronic keyboard, $85. Pottery Barn small white table with pink and yellow chair, $60. 941-725-2246.

EPSON STYLUS C64 color printer. Works well. Recently replaced ink cartridges. Original carton, guides. $35. 941-761-1373.

WALL SCONCE: MODERN, new $5. Two dog leashes, new $4. Bollinger hand weights, $3. 941-896-7902.

SPEED QUEEN DRYER: Large capacity. Runs great. $100. Call 941-778-5717.

FISHING ROD: YOUTH 5 1/2-foot Zebco, plus Shimano reel, $10. Call Frank, 941-761-1415.

COMMODE: Three-in-one, medical HX5-9JP. Bedside, shower, over toilet, $20. 941-761-1415.

DINING SET: NATURAL rattan. 42-inch square.  Glass table, two arm, two side chairs. As new, $300. 941-795-8359.

DINING ROOM TABLE and chairs: Lexington, warm cherry, ivory seats. Chairs, $25 each, table, $100. 941-524-1396.

VINTAGE BAMBOO COUCH: Great condition. $60. 941-962-1954.

WANTED: YOUR OLD cell phone, especially models with sim cards and chargers. Deliver to The Islander, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

RESTAURANT TABLES, CHAIRS: 8 30-inch square tables, 20 black wrought-iron high-back chairs with padded seats. Miscellaneous goods. Call 941-487-7487.

HUGE, DECORATIVE FRAMED mirrors: Several styles to choose from, sizes from 4 by 6 feet, to 5 by 8. $250-$400. 941-730-2606. 

ANTIQUE FURNITURE: Mahogany buffet, $350. Small antique burl-wood rocker, $200. 941-778-1102.

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


BRADENTON BEACH GETAWAY! Beautiful Gulffront studio suite condo. Ground-floor end unit right on the beach. End-of-summer vacation getaway two-night special, $249. Reserve now, 941-962-8220.

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.

LOOKING FOR A JOB? Islanders seeking employment can market their skills with a FREE classified ad for up to three weeks in The Islander. Submit 15 words or less including a resume link, if desired.  by e-mail to or deliver in person to 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. The Islander will encourage employers to review the "work wanted" ads in The Islander when seeking employees. And good luck finding the right job!

TERRY HAYES, REALTOR. Global market, market connections. 941-302-3100.

MANATEE SAFETY SIGNS, exclusively for boaters available at The Islander, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. 941-778-7978.

WANTED: FISHING GEAR: Anna Maria Privateers 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. Yes, free. Courtesy of the Project Childsafe, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and Holmes Beach Police Department. Free at The Islander newspaper office, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Don't be sorry, be safe.

BUTTERFLY PARK BENEFIT: Purchase a personalized brick in the Anna Maria Island Butterfly Park. Two lines, $50. Three lines, $60. Forms at The Islander or call 941-518-4431 for more information.


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

MOVING SALE: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Sept. 4-5. Everything goes! Cash only. 303 61st St., Holmes Beach.

LABOR DAY SALE: Niki’s. All sterling and gold jewelry, 50-70 percent off. Emeralds, diamonds, etc. Sale on fabulous silk tropical and orchid arrangements by Floral Elegance, select furniture, antiques, gifts, vintage jewelry, glassware, orientals, art, 40-80 percent off. Open seven days. 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

A SALE EVERYDAY at The Islander, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Miscellaneous office supplies, t-shirts, treasures.


STOLEN: Red and black bike. KULANA and MAKAMAKA printed on frame. Beach Lane, Anna Maria. If found, please, e-mail:, or call Liz, A Paradise Realty, 941-778-4800.


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.

ADULT CATS in desperate need of loving homes. All are current on vaccines. All applicants screened. Please, call 941-922-0774.


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

GLASS-BOTTOM KAYAK with beach trailer, oar seat and car top carrier. $475. Call 941-739-2848.


VOLUNTEERS NEEDED AT Tingley Library in Bradenton Beach. Information, 941-779-1208.


PETSITTER PLUS: HOUSEWATCHING, errands, driving, etc. Local, mature, dependable woman. Perico Bay Club resident. 941-896-7902.


ISLAND TUTORING. Manatee High School junior Chris Perez tutors elementary or middle school children. Call 941-778-2979.

CALL ALEXANDRA, 15, for babysitting or odd-jobs. Red Cross certified in first aid and babysitting. 941-778-5352

ISLAND TEEN EXPERIENCED, and certified child care with Safe Sitter, CPR and Red Cross training, seven days a week. Maggie, 941-447-4632 or 941-778-8405.

CALL GUSSIE AT 941-778-7257 for babysitting. I have experience with kids of all ages.

NEED A BABYSITTER or pet sitter? Call Kendall! First-aid certified, great with kids and animals! Best on the Island! 941-779-9783.

NEED A BABYSITTER, pet sitter, house sitter or dog walker? Experienced. Red Cross certified in CPR for all ages. Call the twins, Kayla and Ariel Jennis, 941-778-1746.

TEEN WITH CHILD daycare experience and Red Cross certified in babysitting. Loves children. Call Katie, 941-778-1491 or 941-447-4057.

TRISH AND KIM babysitting service, house cleaning and pet sitting. Certified. Experienced. Call 941-538-8922 or 941-538-2081.

LAWN MOWING/DOG walking? Will walk dogs any day, mow lawns after 5 p.m. weekdays, after 11 a.m. weekends. 941-447-7092.

CALL ZACK, 13, for odd jobs. Will do anything you need done after school and Saturdays. 941-773-3185.

RED CROSS LIFEGUARD for private parties at your pool. $10/hour. Call Marie Durocher, 941-795-4722.

CASSIE’S DOG WALKING and house sitting. I can walk your dog anytime. 941-962-3373.

11-YEAR OLD girl can watch your 4-year old or younger child. CPR-certified, references, experienced. Brianna, 941-448-9036.

KIDS FOR HIRE ads are FREE for Island youths under 16 looking for work. Ads must be placed in person at The Islander newspaper office, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.


RESTAURANT: ISLAND BREAKFAST/lunch eatery. Profitable, charming, easy to run. Confidentiality agreement required. $95,000. Longview Realty, 941-383-6112.

WILL TRADE SUCCESSFUL mail order business for home in Bradenton, Anna Maria Island area.


NURSES NEEDED FOR active quadriplegic. Five-hour morning shifts and sleepover shifts are available, 9:30 p.m.-7 a.m. Travel opportunity. 941-383-6953.


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

COMPUTER OBEDIENCE TRAINING. Is your computer misbehaving? Certified computer service and private lessons. Special $40/hour. Free advice. 941-545-7508.

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

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.

WILDLIFE REMOVAL and relocation: Problem solving for all animals, big and small. Call Joe, Westcoast Nuisance Wildlife Service, 941-778-3455, or cell 941-720-4152.

SUMMER HANDYMAN SPECIAL: College student looking for any odd jobs. Zach’s back on Anna Maria Island. 941-224-5854.

BE PREPARED THIS hurricane season! Document your home and valuables on video. Helps with insurance! 941-538-8002.

ISLAND COMPUTER GUY, 37 years experience. On-site PC repairs, upgrades, buying assistance and training. Call Bill, 941-778-2535.

TOTAL DOOR AND Window Service: Repairs, replacements, sales, parts, storm catcher 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.

FREE TESTING: Children ages 5-17. Reading, math, writing, FCAT, Spanish, speech, ADD, ADHD, dyslexia. 941-795-0303.

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. Mom-Watch, Pet-Watch, Storm-Check, windows, etc. Rentals our specialty. 941-792-1000.

DESIGNER FOR HIRE! All your graphic needs covered! Logos, brochures, brand identity. Web design: Flash, HTML and 3D. Call Jon at Smashcat Studios, 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 - when and what you need - to ensure your house is secure and cared for while you are away. Call 941-928-8735, or e-mail for details.

UPSCALE NAIL SALON: Nails on the Island. 30 years experience. Gift boutique, nail products, handbags, jewelry and sunglasses. 9908 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Call for an appointment. Now offering in-home pedicure services. 941-713-5244.

TILE AND MOSAIC custom installation, 20 years experience. References available. For a reasonable price, call Sebastian, 941-704-6719.

MUSIC LESSONS WITH Koko Ray. Island studio open now. Instruction in flute, clarinet, saxophone, guitar and piano. 941-778-8328, 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.

ECONOMY TREE TRIMMING, hedges, mulching. Lowest prices starting at $15. 12-year Island resident. Cell 941-951-1833.

LANDSCAPE BOULDERS CHEAP! Various sizes, $5-$95. Delivery and placement available. Summer special, 25 percent off select boulders, limited quantity. Also, we are a complete tree service offering trimming, removals and stump grinding. Brad Frederick’s LLC, northwest Bradenton. 941-730-0001.

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. Cell, 941-448-3857.

THE SWISS GARDENER: Full-service landscaping and property management. 15 years Island experience. Licensed and insured. Call Allen anytime. Cell 941-224-8569

LARRY’S BACK! SHELL delivered and spread. $45/yard. Hauling all kinds of gravel, mulch, top soil with free estimates. Call Larry at 941-795-7775, "shell phone" 941-720-0770.


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 447-2198.

EXPERIENCED BUILDING CONTRACTOR: Carl V. Johnson Jr. Inc. New homes, porches, decks, remodel, repairs, etc. Quality work. Fair price! 941-795-1947. Lic.#RR0066450.

SOUTHBAY HOME REPAIRS: If it's broken, stuck, loose, leaks, needs paint, etc. I'll fix it. Affordable quality work. 941-720-2906.

PAINT: AVERAGE ROOM, $75. Customer supplies paint. Exterior, one story. Pressure washing. Free estimates. New phone number! 941-721-7521.

LIGHT CARPENTRY, HOME repairs, handyman work. Retired tradesman, Island resident. No job too small. Deck repairs, etc. Call Steve Doyle, 941-778-1708.

REMODEL, ADDITIONS, NEW construction: Free estimates. Quality work. Fowler Group Inc., certified general contractor. 941-650-3649

RON AMES: ISLAND handyman for 40 years. Small jobs. 941-932-7165 or 941-761-9028.

GABBARD MASONRY INC.: Custom stone and brick. Fireplaces, pools, Jacuzzis, fire pits, grills, landscape, patios. Paver brick, stone, glass block. Licensed and insured, free estimates. 941-792-5206.

WINDOW SHADES, BLINDS, shutters and more. Lifetime warranty. Call Keith Barnett for a free in-home consultation. Island references, 15 years experience. 941-778-3526 or 730-0516.


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

HARBOR PINES: LARGE 2BR/2BA, ground floor with screened porch. Washer and dryer connections, water, cable, close to college, Bayshore High School, shopping. $725/month, Half off first month’s rent. Call 941-650-3476.

SANDPIPER 55-PLUS: Available Sept. 1. 2BR/1BA, furnished, bay water-view, walk to beaches, carport, No smoking/pets. $675/month. 941-545-8923.

SINGLE-FAMILY HOUSE in Bradenton Beach. One block from beach. Two bedroom, living area plus lanai (about 1,000 sf). For long-term rent. Call 617-943-7474.

ANNUAL 2BR/2BA ELEVATED duplex. All appliances, two blocks to beach. $825/month. 941-745-0407.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 1BR in Holmes Beach. $675/month plus utilities. 941-778-6541 or 941-504-3844.

ANNUAL: CUTE, FURNISHED 1BR/1BA duplex. Lakefront with dock. Walk to beach. Double garage with washer/dryer. No smoking, pets. Holmes Beach. $875/month. 941-232-3704.

ANNUAL DUPLEX: 2BR/2BA, tile floors, $725/month. 1BR/1BA, tile floors, close to beach, $700/month. No pets. Dolores M. Baker Realty, 941-778-7500.

MARTINIQUE BEACHFRONT CONDO: Fully furnished 2BR/2BA. Lanai, garage, tennis, heated pool, laundry, ocean view. Jan. 1 through April 15, 2010. 423-884-2598.

CANAL HOUSE: $1,300/month plus utilities. 941-779-1013.

VERY SMALL STUDIO: North Longboat Key. Washer and dryer, utilities included. $550/month. 941-383-4856.

TROPICAL WATERFRONT: KEY Royale. 2BR/2BA pool, spa, two boat lifts, designer interior, six month to annual rental, $2,500/month. Available Oct. 1. 941-730-1086.

HOLMES BEACH DUPLEX: Ground level, furnished or unfurnished.  Steps to beach. One 2BR/1BA and one 2BR/2BA Call Kathy Morgan 941-778-7115.

3BR/2BA SEASONAL: Heart of Anna Maria. Weekly, monthly, steps to beach, coffee shop, theater, shops, restaurants. 941-737-9662.

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


MOBILE HOME: 1BR/1BA. One mile from Anna Maria Island. You own the land. Not a co-op. No monthly fees. Steps to water. Great condition. Free boat ramp access. $74,900. 513-470-3851.

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.

NEW CANALFRONT HOME: 4BR/4.5BA. Study, den, lanai, pool.  $1,450,000. Brokers protected. 215 Chilson, Anna Maria. 941-567-6600.

BEACHFRONT CONDO: 5400 Gulf Drive, Homes Beach. 941-779-1013.

REAL ESTATE ONLINE auction: Waterfront home. 4BR/3BA, Anna Maria Island. Shown by appointment only. Bid online at ab1141. E-mail: 500 Bay Drive S., Bradenton Beach. 800-756-4098.

LARGE WATERFRONT LOT for sale by owner. Boat lift and dock. Easy access to Tampa Bay and Gulf. Ready to build. $489,000. 527 74th St., Holmes Beach. Call 863-860-6085 or 941-779-0201.

CANAL HOUSE: 514 71st St., Holmes Beach. 941-779-1013.

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


LOG CABIN SALE ON five acres with dockable lakefront, only $69,900. 1,680 sf log-cabin kit on five acres with lakefront on 12,000-acre recreational lake. Boat to Gulf of Mexico. Excellent financing. Call now, 866-952-5339, ext. 1560.

OWNER MUST SELL: Four-plus acres, $57,300. Nice oak trees, private access to lake. All utilities in. Ready to build when you are! Financing available. Call now, 866-352-2249. 

FORECLOSED HOME AUCTION: 500-plus Florida homes REDC |. Free brochure. RE No. CQ1031187.   

OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS! Ocala, Fla., 55-plus active community. Decorator 2BR/2BA two-car garage with spacious family room, 2,034 sf located on golf course. Cadillac, golf cart and home-based jewelry business, $175,000. Inventory included in sale. Owner retiring, $299,000 takes all! Call 954-850-8293. 

6BR/4BA FORECLOSURE! $29,900! Only $238/month. Five percent down, 30 years at 8 percent APR. Buy 4/BR, $269/month! For listings, 800-366-9783, ext. 5760.  



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