The Anna Maria Island Sun Newspaper

Vol. 12 No. 20 - February 29, 2012


Get Tour of Homes and quilt tickets


Anna Maria Island Sun News Story

The Tour of Homes quilt is on display at the
AMI Community Center, where tickets are
available for $1 each or $5 for six.

Tickets for the 19th Annual Anna Maria Island Tour of Homes from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 17, will be available the first week of March for $20 at the following Island locations:

Anna Maria: AMI Sun, 202 Palm Ave.; Ginny's & Jane E's, 9807 Gulf Dr.; The White Egret,10006 Gulf Dr.; Beach Bums, 427 Pine Ave.; Egret's Nest,10010 Gulf Drive; the Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave.; and Anna Maria General Store and Deli, 307 Pine Ave.

Holmes Beach: AMI Chamber of Commerce, 5313 Gulf Dr.; The Islander, 5404 Marina Dr.; LaPensee Plumbing, 401 Manatee Ave.; The Egret's Landing, 5602 Marina Dr.; Island Fitness, 5317 Gulf Drive; and Holmes Beach Hardware, 3352 East Bay Drive.

The tour will include a number of homes in Holmes Beach that reflect various styles of Island living and provide participants with ideas for interior decorating and entertainment.

You also can purchase tickets in advance to win the beautiful handmade quilt, "The Birds of Paradise," made by the Eyeland Needlers. It is on display in the Community Center lobby, and tickets are available there for $1 each or $5 for six. The drawing for the quilt winner will be held at 3 p.m. on March 17 at the Tour of Homes boutique.

All proceeds benefit the Community Center, which services over 5,000 children, families and seniors of this community, with programs and services that otherwise would not be available.

For more information call Sandee Pruett at the Center at 778-1908, ext. 0.


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