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Vol. 15 No. 21- March 18, 2015

ANNOUNCEMENTS

NIKI'S ISLAND TREASURES is looking for a dealer to place outside statuary for sale on consignment. Phone 941-962-1954

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED at AMICC. Help your community by giving of yourself. Various positions available. Call Sandee 941-778-1908 ext 0 

THE BEST VOLUNTEER position on the island. The AMI Historical Museum needs docents and bread makers. Call Dusty at 941-779-7688.

ROSER FOOD BANK needs donations of cash and non-perishable food. Donations boxes are located at the Church, Moose Club, Walgreen's and The Anna Maria Island Sun Newspaper (corner of Gulf and Palm).

OUR DAILY BREAD of Bradenton is looking for volunteer servers 9am-noon. Ask for Penny 941-745-2992

BABY SITTER

BABY SITTER. Honor student with own transportation. Experienced, References available. Call or text Amanda at 941-713-3219

RED CROSS CERTIFIED baby sitter. Honor student. Call or text Isabel 941-545-7995

BOATS: PARTS & SERVICES & SALES

BOATS ARE SELLING Very Well. Season is full swing-Busy-Busy-Busy. Islandboatsales.net  We Also Buy Boats. 941-228-3489

BOAT SLIPS FOR RENT. Up to 60 feet. Two minutes to Intracoastal Waterway by Cortez, Parrot Cove Marina 941-795-0088

GREAT BOAT SLIP FOR RENT. Water, electric, 10,000 lb lift, finger piers, Key Royale canal head. No bridges. $250/mo. Call 410-782-9100

26' BAYLINER CIERA weekender/fisherman. Merc V8. Lots of boat for the money with trailer. On lift on Island. $8900 Call 941-356-1456

CARE GIVER

EXPERIENCED CARE GIVER for elderly person. Hourly, weekly or monthly. Impeccable credentials and local references available. Please contact Ann Northrup at 941-749-1446.

CARPET CLEANING

QUALITY COUNTS. CARPET cleaning. Upholstery cleaning. Tile & grout cleaning. Island's favorite cleaner. Manatee Chamber Member. Great price/free estimates. Call 941-756-1082

CLEANING SERVICE

C & T HOUSEKEEPING. For all your cleaning needs. Free Estimates. Reasonable rates. Senior discount. References available. Call 941-962-2512

CLEANING: RESIDENTIAL, COMMERCIAL & RENTALS. "Have it done your way, we care about our work" Call 941-756-4570

PRESSURE WASHING AND WINDOWS residential, commercial & resorts. Roofs, buildings, houses, driveways etc. Call 941-251-5948

AAA PRESSURE WASHING windows, pool lanais, driveways. Residential & Commercial inside cleaning. Lowest, best deal on Island! Call Craig for Free estimate 941-896-4321  

COMMERCIAL SALES/LEASES/RENTALS

ANNA MARIA CITY Gulf Drive Frontage Commercial  2 Lots - 104x120 Real Estate only  $1,200,000.  Call Alan Galletto Island Real Estate 941-232-2216  

RESTAURANT/OFFICE/RETAIL 1113 sf Kitchen Equipment include Gulf Drive Bradenton Beach  $495,000  Call Alan Galletto Island Real Estate 941-232-2216

BAR/RESTURANT 2100 ft2 with lease, includes Liquor License, Furniture and Good Will  {$599,000}  CALL ALAN GALLETTO Island Real Estate 941-232-2216

COMPUTER SERVICES

EMPIRE COMPUTER SERVICE Computer problems fixed in your home or office. The fastest friendliest service around. Serving the Island since 2004. Call 941-739-6424

EMPLOYMENT

PART-TIME POSITION AVAILABLE at Gift Shop on Anna Maria Island.  Retirees welcome. Inquire at 813-409-7540

HELP WANTED STYLIST, NAIL TECHNICIAN. Current License required. Flexible hours. Small shop on Island. Call Owner 941-538-0225

SALES ASSISTANT PART-TIME Busy office, strong communications skills, computer skills. Need to be flexible. Send Resume to PO Box 1394, Anna Maria FL 34216

AVIATION GRADS WORK with JetBlue, Boeing, Delta and others- start here with hands on training for FAA certification. Financial aid if qualified. Call Aviation Institute of Maintenance 866-314-5838

WELDING CAREERS - Hands on training for career opportunities in aviation, automotive, manufacturing and more. Financial aid for qualified students. Job placement assistance. Call AIM 877-206-4006

FOR SALE

DISH TV PACKAGES for $19.99/mo & $14.95/mo for Internet + $25 Visa Gift Card (with activation). Call Now and Save: 844-560-2654. Conditions apply.

FURNITURE

CUSTOM COASTAL FURNITURE & CABINETS by Frankie Z.  ebay store. Call 941-726-1482. 10015 Cortez Rd (corner of 101st) frankiezaff@yahoo.com  10/22 NEW/CHANGE until called Zaff

GARAGE, MOVING, RUMMAGE & YARD SALES

HUGH SALE NIKI’S  GIFT & ANTIQUE SHOP. 5351 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach.  All Sterling & Gold jewelry 10% to 60% off.  Select Gifts, collectibles,  miniatures, dolls, beach art, furniture 30% to 80% off. Parking Lot Flea Market Saturday 9am-5pm. Open 7 days a week  9:30-5.

ROSER THRIFT SHOP Open 9:30am - 2 pm Tuesday, Thursday, Friday. 10 am -1 pm Saturday Annex open same days. Donations accepted Wednesday 9 am. – 11am 511 Pine Ave., Anna Maria.   Call 941-779-2733

HOME IMPROVEMENTS

TILE! TILE! TILE! All variations of tile supplied and installed. Quality workmanship. Prompt, reliable, many Island references. Free estimates. Neil  941-726-3077    

RENOVATION SPECALIST ALL carpentry repairs, Wash Family Construction, locally owned and operated CBC 1258250 Call 941-725-0073.

KERN CONSTRUCTION NEW Homes & Remodel. Design/Build. Since 1968. State License # CRC1327296. Call Jerry Kern 941-504-2222 www.kernconstructioninc.com

GET’R DONE DRYWALL, INC Specializing in Remodels & Repairs. Island Resident for 18 years. Call Neil Cell 941-962-1194.

SOUTHWEST HOME IMPROVEMENT Michigan General Contractor 30+ yrs. experience. Large or small projects. Budget minded knowledgeable tradesman will complete your project start to finish: On Time/On Budget. Call Mike 616-204-8822.  

HANDYMAN.  RETIRED ENGINEER. Electrical (lighting, ceiling fans, receptacles), Wall mounted TV’s. Small “fix-it” repairs. Light carpentry. Call Jim 941-448-7806 

“HONEY DO" HOME Repairs & Handyman Services. 35 yrs experience. Painting, drywall, tile, woodwork. All tasks. Call 941-896-5256 or 941-807-5256 www.honeydohomerepairinc.com

BESPOKE SERVICES For all home repairs, maintenance work. Professional Trade's Man. Island man for Island work. Good rates, Free costing's & advice. Call Richard 941-448-3571  

HOME SERVICES

HANDYMAN FOR HIRE. Worked all trades, no job to small. Satisfaction guaranteed. Free estimates. Call Arthur 941-518-8658

HEADED BACK HOME? I'll keep an eye on your seasonal home until you return. Weekly Security inspections. Email or text reports after each visit. Scott Ricci 941-685-8999 amihomecheck@aol.com  

DRAIN CLEANING James VanFossen A.K.A. “RIP” Call 941-301-6077

LANDSCAPING & LAWN CARE

STRAIGHT SHOT LANDSCAPING. Save water, gas, maintenance fees and the environment! Shell your yard. $50/yd installed. Call Shark Mark 941-301-6067

R. GAROFALO’S Interlocking brick pavers, driveways, patios, pool decks. Free estimates. Licensed & Insured. Call Rafael 941-778-4823 or Veronik 941-526-7941  

ELI’S IRRIGATION New install/repair. Pumps, pools, irrigation, landscape lighting and pressure washing. Call 941-580-2054 

SHELL DELIVERED AND spread $50/yd. Hauling all kinds of gravel, mulch, top soil with free estimates. Call Larry at 941-795-7775, "shell phone" 941-720-0770  

LOCKSMITH

ISLAND LOCKSMITH, “Lock Around the Clock”. Licensed/bonded/insured. Call 941-778-1661 or 941-713-4414

LOST & FOUND

SAILBOAT CAPSIZED ON SATURDAY March 7, near 845 North Shore Drive, Anna Maria Island.  Lost:  sail, dry bags, orange box, clothing and other misc. gear.  Call Fred at 727-667-1816

PLESE RETURN THE URN taken on February 17 near the mailbox of 503 69th St, Holmes Beach. We did not realize that items placed on street were fair game on Garbage day. We were moving in on that day. Please call Jim 443-421-3381

LOST: GLASSES (PRESCRIPTION). Lost on running route: 64th St. to beach, to White Ave, 83rd St., Marina Dr. Please call 248-765-5207

LOST SILVER-STONE Bracelet Friday or Saturday December 6 or 7 at Island Player Theater. Please call 941-794-7255

LOST GOLD PINKY ring with amethyst stone vicinity of Cortez Kitchen and Swordfish Grill. Call 941-778-8359 

LOST PANDORA BRACELET many charms. Great sentimental value. Call 518-365-2702 

MISSING 18 INCH GOLD chain with diamond drop, sterling silver seed bracelet , location Blue Water Beach Club  between 9/12 & 9/13/2013 heartbroken was gift from husband 45 years ago   REWARD  please call 863-668-8566 no questions asked

MASSAGE

MASSAGE ON THE BEACH in a tiki hut. Also indoors on historic Bridge Street and outcalls. 941-779-6836 www.sea-renityspa.com #MA55034

MOVING & STORAGE

MARTIN’S MOVING YOUR Island movers! Offering dependable, competitive rates. No hidden costs. 941-809-5777.

TWO MEN and a TRUCK. Movers who care. Local and Long distance. www.twomen.com Call 941-359-1904. We sell boxes!

PAINTING & WALLCOVERING

PAINT! PAINT! AND MORE 28 years of experienced interior/exterior custom painting.  Pressure cleaning, drywall repairs and texture finishes. Many Island references. Please call Neil for free estimates. 941-812-0507

“WIZARD OF WALLS”. Established 1980 Prompt quality service. Paperhanging/removal Faux finishes. Interior painting. Mary Bell 941-794-0455

WALY PRECISION PAINTING custom painting, pressure washing, commercial/residential, interior/exterior, drywall/stucco, Licensed & insured. Call 941-448-1928 or 941-580-4005 www.WalyPrecisionPainting.com

PERSONAL SERVICES

SMALL ODD JOBS, yard work, walk dog etc. Call George 941-773-5518

THE TINT GUY." Commercial, residential, automotive, marine. Free estimates. All work guaranteed. Over 25 years experience. Mobile service available. Call 941-201-2649

PET SITTING/HOUSE SITTING

ARE YOU WANTING to vacation and not worry if your pet is lonely. I will overnight in your home, so your animal can stay in his own environment. Home Sitting is also available. Great References. Call Mary 941-405-2496 

ANNA & LINDSAY’S Dog Walking. $5 per dog walked, $10 Dog wash. $20 for both plus play time. Contact 917-406-9554. Anna Maria Island Only. 

PHOTOGRAPHY

NEW AERIAL AMI PHOTOS. PhotosFromTheAir.com. email: photosfromtheair@gmail.com or Call 941-773-9834  

POOL SERVICES

FOUR SEASONS POOL SERVICE. AMI & West Bradenton.  Certified Pool Operator. Residential/commercial. Chemical Service  Licensed & Insured. Call Dennis Clark 941-737-5657

COLE'S TROPICAL POOL SERVICE Call Cole Bowers for all your pool maintenance needs! Affordable and Dependable!! 941-713-1893

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

AMI VALET LLC Professional parking services. Restaurants, weddings, any & all special events. Insured & Licensed. Years of experience. Call 941-565-0137 AMIValet@gmail.com

AT YOUR SERVICE Personal & Professional assistant. Great rates. References available "Let me do what you are unwilling or unable to do." Call Cindy 941-812-2238 zicker8@aol.com  

REAL ESTATE HOMES & CONDOS FOR SALE

SPACIOUS 3BR/3BA Condominium rarely available in wonderful bay front complex with pool and tennis courts. Tastefully renovated to include newly tiled kitchen & family room with a peak of the bay and a split bedroom plan. Centrally located in Holmes Beach, with a short walk to shops. Ground-floor unit with covered parking and private storage. Family oriented and pet friendly. Offered at $450,000. Call Green Real Estate @ 941-778-0455

FREE! What every REAL ESTATE BUYER or SELLER needs to know! Go to www.yourmarketupdate.com for the latest market data.

BRING YOUR BOAT!  Canal villa with no bridges to ICW.  Renovated 2BR/2BA villa w/carport,  in gated community.  23 foot dock.  Open plan, Update kitchen & baths. $249,900 Katharine Pepper, RoseBay International 941-755-2100 or 941-792-9459

HARBOUR ISLE HOME- $40,000. in upgrades! Beautiful! $569,000. Perico Bay Club Villa- Very well maintained! $229,000. Call Kathleen today! 941-773-0165 Island Real Estate

BEST PRICED CONDO on Island. 3BR/3BA 2 car garage. Only $285,000! Offers weekly rentals. Karen Day Fineout, Wagner Realty 941-518-3682  

AFFORDABLE ISLAND GET-A-WAY. 1BR/1BA remodeled. Own your piece of Paradise for $57,500. Real Estate Mart 941-713-9835 or 941-756-1090

FOR SALE by OWNER 1BR/1BA in historic Sandpiper co-op resort with bay view, boat docks, beach completely new inside and out. Call 941-224-1652 for more details

ACTIVE 55+ COMMUNITY with heated pool and boat docks. Beaches are 5 min. away.  Beautifully Remodeled 2BR/2BA, villa with open floor plan. Turnkey Furnished. New Designer kitchen includes Stainless appliances, granite tops and a large island cook-top. New bathrooms and walk in closets with additional storage.  Enjoy the convenience of your own washer & dryer within the unit. $169,900. OBO, Call 303-884-9479

WATERFRONT ISLAND HOME 4BR/5BA, boat dock, heated pool. A-1 move in condition. $1,300,00 Real Estate Mart 941-713-9835 or 941-756-1090

LOWEST PRICED WATERFRONT home on AMI. 2BR/2BA Sea Side Gardens Villa. Must see view! 33 Sea Side Court. captuse@gmail.com or call 970-846-7394

4BR/3BA HOUSE on 71.5 acres with 18 stall horse barn in Parrish, Florida. Call Steve Georgie 941-321-6253 at Keller Williams Realty

REAL ESTATE: LOTS FOR SALE

GORGEOUS LOT  (14,160 Sq. Ft)  (80 X 177) Located at 1107 Palma Sola Blvd. Stunning views of Palma Sola Bay with great potential for new construction. For more details contact Gregg Bayer at AMI Beaches Real Estate 941-799-9096  

RENTALS: ANNUAL

2BR/2BA home, 55 + community, 1,600 s/f water & trash incl. w/d, community pool & shuffle board, Golf privileges available. Big yard, canal view, tile & carpet, Newly renovated throughout .  1 car garage, close to shopping & restaurants. Available immediately East Bradenton $1,600/mo. 1st, last & security. 2BR/2BA home 1650 s/f lawn care incl. w/d , tile & wood  , 1 carport, 1st, last $1,350/mo, $1000 sec dep. Available immediately. NO PETS AT THIS PROPERTY Near St. Stevens.
Pinebrook Condo 2BR/2BA 1500 s/f golf course frontage beautiful condo w/ den, Wood floors, splendid granite kitchen, vaulted ceilings great views, carport.  $1,500/mo, first, last & security.
Credit & background required on all applicants over 18. DUNCAN REAL ESTATE 941-779-0304 www.teamduncan.com

ANNUAL RENTAL and CONDOMINIUM Association management serviced by (2) offices open 7 days a week!  Contact kate@islandreal.com – 941-345-1295 - Island Real Estate of Anna Maria Island, Inc.

LOOKING FOR A bright energetic Property Management Team?  Call Amberly and Tracy at A Paradise 941-778-4800 to maximize your rental income. 

ANNUAL RENTAL:  Anna Maria, 3BR/3BA apt., upstairs, Unfurnished, no pets.  $1,750/mo. Call Sato Real Estate, Inc. at 941-778-7200 or email monica@satorealestate.com

ANNUAL RENTALS: 3BR Townhouse in Palma Sola Trace.  1 car garage, heated community pool.  Brand new!  $1700/mo. First, Last, Security.  1BR/1BA + Den duplex on North End of ANNA MARIA $1100/mo. Contact kate@islandreal.com or 941-345-1295.  Island Real Estate.

ANNUAL 1BR/1BA. Newly renovated $1350/mo includes water, condo fees, Dish TV, W/D & trash. No smoking. First, Last & Security. Call 941-243-7009

NEAR COLLEGE 2BR/1BA upgraded single family home. $900/mo. IMG Area Townhouse 2BR/2.5BA, heated pool $1200/mo Real Estate Mart 941-356-1456

ANNUAL RENTAL 2BR/1.5BA DUPLEX. 3 blocks from beach. Anna Maria Island, Holmes Beach Includes lanai, utility room, attached carport, storage shed. $1400/mo. Call 941-779-2265  

BRADENTON BEACH, ANNUAL RENTAL, 1BR/1BA, granite, stainless, intercoastal in back, beach in front, pool, great location, no pets, no smoking, $1,100/mo. Call 603-969-6840

RENTALS: SEASONAL & VACATION

TIFFANY PLACE  Gulf Front Condo for Rent Incredible views from living room and master bedroom. 2BR/2BA Green Real Estate Call 941-778-0455

ANNA MARIA ISLAND, Fl Condos. Pool beach access, fully equipped $650-$750/wk Redekercondos.com 941-778-1915

WILLKOMMEN AUF AMI! Besuchen Sie Island Real Estate in einem unserer Inselbüros (6101 Marina Drive oder 419 Pine Ave) mit unserem  deutschsprachigen Reservierungsservice und erhalten ein freies Island Real Estate Baseball Cap! Wir geben Ihnen gerne mehr Auskunft über unsere 250 ausgewählte Feriendomizile für Ihren nächsten Urlaub!

AMI-WHY RENT SEASONALLY when you can rent your Beach Get-A-Way ANNUALLLY for a comparable amount? Call 860-922-3857 for info.

ANNA MARIA ISLAND CONDO 2BR/1BA. completely furnished, steps to beach, pool,  wifi, no pets/no smoking. Available 4/11 Call 352-430-3739

AVAILABLE FOR 2016 SEASON renovated 3BR/2BA bungalow 35' pool and spa. One block from beach in City of Anna Maria. email Linda at nusmile1@yahoo.ca 

REAL ESTATE: OUT OF AREA

NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAIN Land for sale: a rare find - gently sloping mountain land, 3 1/2 plus acres with building lot, electric, water and septic installed. Storage bldg, apple trees facing south.  Near Cashiers and Lake Glenville.  $75,000. Call 941-778-5966.

ROOFING

METAL ROOFING SPECIALIST. Call Now for a Free Estimate! Fully Licensed, Bonded & Insured. CCC 04287 866-998-3324 

TRANSPORTATION

AMI TAXI metered-on-call-cards accepted. Airport services: Tampa $85, Sarasota $35, Clearwater $75, Fort Meyers $150, Orlando $150. Call 800-301-4816. amitaxi4u@gmail.com, www.amitaxi.com  

TOWN CAR SERVICES, All airports served. Local and Long distance services available. Call Glen 941-225-0072


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