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Vol. 15 No. 18- February 25, 2015


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

1920's thru 1980's Gibson, Martin, Fender, Gretsch, Epiphone,Guild, Mosrite, Rickenbacker, Prairie State, D'Angelico, Stromberg, And Gibson Mandolins/Banjos. 800-401-0440


POWER WINDOW and LOCK repair. Licensed, mobile, Guaranteed. Call for Free estimate. 941-780-1735 MV 46219


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 ARE SELLING Very Well. Season is here-Busy-Busy-Busy.  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

BAYLINER 26' WEEKEND FISHERMAN Model 2655. Ciera Mercury V8ALPHA. Great mechanical condition. On Island Locally maintained with trailer $9800 OBO. Call 941-356


HIGH CASH PRODUCING Vending Machines .75 Vend = .65 Profit All on Location in Florida Selling due to illness Call 866-668-6629 for Details

ATTN: COMPUTER WORK. Work from anywhere 24/7. Up to $1,500 Part Time to Full  time $7,500/mo. Training provided.


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


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

ROBIN R. STEVENS CLEANING Service 18 years experience; references Call or text Robin at: 863-241-1670 


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


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


MATH COACH- Retired College Professor now has openings for basic math through pre-calculus. Call Myra 941-313-0528


GIFT SHOP on AMI. Family Owned. Part time. Weekends/Evenings a must. Retirees welcome. Call  813-409-7540

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

PART-TIME DELI CLERK needed. 20-25 hours per week. Must be flexible and have good "people skills". See April or Jimmy at Jessie's Island Store 5424 Marina Dr, Holmes Beach

TWO SCOOPS- Anna Maria Island's Favorite Ice Cream is now hiring part-time associates. Varied shifts available must be able to work nights and weekends. A great place to work and have a little fun. Looking for a few friendly people. Food prep. or server experience preferred. Great pay! Apply today. Two Scoops 101 S. Bay Blvd. Unit A-2, Anna Maria

TWO SIDES OF NATURE-Anna Maria Island's Largest Little Beach Shoppe’s is now hiring part-time associates. Varied shifts available must be able to work nights and weekends. Retail Experience Preferred. Great pay too! Apply today. Two Sides of Nature 101 S. Bay Blvd. Unit A-1, Anna Maria

PART-TIME MAINTENANCE. Island motel. 15-20 hours/week. Basic plumbing, electrical, carpentry, building up-keep. Apply 877 N Shore Dr. Anna Maria Call 941-778-2780

SHOW ME YOUR Smart Phone and we will earn money! Sell memberships to Merchants VIP Club. "Ask for Bob" Call 941-761-8455  

AIRCRAFT DISPATCH GRADS work with JetBlue, Southwest, PSA and others- start here with 10 week training for FAA certification. Call Aviation Institute of Maintenance 866-314-5838

FLIGHT ATTENDANT CAREERS start here – Learn how to land a job in the friendly skies and prepare for training by the airlines. Five information packed days in Orlando. Call AIM 888-242-3630.

CAN YOU DIG It? Heavy Equipment Operator Career! Receive Hands On Training And National Certifications Operating Bulldozers, Backhoes, Excavators.  Lifetime Job Placement. Veteran Benefits Eligible! 866-912-0572

WELDING CAREERS - Hands on training for career opportunities in aviation, automotive, manufacturing and more. Financial aid for qualified students. Job placement assistance. Call AIM 877-206-7679


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


SALE NIKI’S & GIFT & ANTIQUES SHOP. 5351 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach.  All Sterling & Gold jewelry 10% to 60% off.  All Artist Scented Candles 50% off. Select Gifts, Bric-Brac, Art, Dolls, Glassware, Vintage & Costume Jewelry, Miniatures, 30% to 80% off. Wonderful stain glass pieces, Boudoir Lamps, Furniture. Open 7 days 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

MOVING SALE SATURDAY February 28. 9am-1pm. Furniture, misc. Items. You name it-We have it! 7912 25th Ave W Bradenton

CORTEZ PARK FEBUARY  27 & 28 8am-1pm. 12507 Cortez Road West conducting annual yard sale.

ANNUAL FLEA MARKET Saturday, February 28. 8am-1pm. Palma Sola Harbor Condos 9400 Cortez Road W. Appliances (large & small) Furniture, Clothing, Sport equipment, Jewelry, linens, books, bikes, plants, shells, organ. Coffee & Lunch available.   

THE PINES TRAILER PARK, Bradenton Beach (next to pier) Annual Street Sale plus homemade pies, drinks, hotdogs & sloppy Joes. Saturday February 28 9am-3pm Sunday March 1 9am-noon


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

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.  

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

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


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

CURLIE JOE'S SITE clean up trash removal. Your trash is our cash. Call today for waste removal. Big or small we do it all. 941-753-8772  

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


ROGO SPECIAL:  RENT ONE GET ONE FREE! Single Yak / Paddle Boards :  $45/day $150/week Free delivery &pickup on island.  Fun Yaks. 918-639-5002


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 


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


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

LOST 5'10" JIMMY LEWIS fish surf board near 9th St, Bradenton Beach. blue & white w/ black & silver bag. Please call or text. 808-469-5514 Reward.

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 THERAPY-Reiki, Cupping, Gua Sha. Enjoy quality care in the comfort of your own Home. 10 years experience. Call Sarah 941-301-6400. MA59074

MASSAGE SPECIAL! "1 HOUR (includes hot stones) $50!" Ginger Young, LMT (MA70460) now at Headquarters Salon, Holmes Beach. Deep Tissue also available. 941-778-2586, 941-962-1242 or visit  


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. Call 941-359-1904. We sell boxes!


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


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


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. 


NEW AERIAL AMI PHOTOS. email: or Call 941-773-9834  


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

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


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

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 


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 for the latest market data.

ELEVATED DUPLEX INCREDIABLE location. 2 blocks to Beach, bay, pier, shops, cafes, bars. Excellent building site, corner lot. Mature trees/shrubs 2BR/1BA each side. W/D, dishwasher, tiled. 2 one car garages, covered patio & private patio. 204 A & B 2nd St N, Bradenton Beach $650,000. Call 941-741-1096  

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

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. $260,000 Katharine Pepper, RoseBay International 941-755-2100 or 941-792-9459

1978 MOBILE HOME 8 Church Ave, Bradenton Beach, FL, On Anna Maria Island. 2 blocks From the Beach, short walk to the bay, near Historic Bridge Street The Pines Trailer Park, age 55+ park. Call 419-566-1752 

VILLAGE GREEN 4BR/3BA with private guest quarters apartment. Call for Details. $195,000 Realtor 941-356-1456. No flood zone. Minutes to Beach

WATERFRONT 4BR/5BA PANARAMIC  Water View. Excellent condition. Heated pool, Boat Slip, 4 car garage $1,300,000. Real Estate Mart. 941-356-1456 or 941-713-9835

VILLAGE GREEN 4BR/3BA configured with a 2BR/1BA guest Quarters. Live in one side with total privacy for guest. Call 941-356-1456

ISLAND GET-A-WAY 1BR/1BA Steps to Beach $57,500 Real Estate Mart. Call 941-756-1090 or 941-713-9835

LARGE 3BR/2BA CONDO at Pine Bay Forest.  Minutes from Anna Maria.  New A/C unit.  $179,900.00.   Call 941-792-4395   

HARBOUR ISLAND 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

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  


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  

WATERFRONT PRIVATE LAKE.  Building Lot. West Bradenton. Minutes to Beach. Not a Flood Zone. Call for information. $37,500 Realtor/Owner 941-356-1456


ANNUAL RENTALS WANTED! We have well qualified tenants for beach and mainland annual rentals, Full management or Finders fee. Call today for details. Ask for Ed. DUNCAN REAL ESTATE 941-779-0304

ANNUAL RENTAL and CONDOMINIUM Association management serviced by (2) offices open 7 days a week!  Contact – 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. 

3BR/3BA ANNUAL RENTAL AVAILABLE immediately.  2 car garage, pool, tennis in Perico Island community.  $2,300/mo.  Contact Kate at Island Real Estate 941-345-1295 or email

ANNUAL RENTALS: Holmes Beach, 2BR/1.5BA, 1/2 duplex. Unfurnished, no pets.  $1,400/mo.   Anna Maria, 3BR/3BA apt., upstairs, Unfurnished, no pets.  $1,750/mo. Call Sato Real Estate, Inc. at 941-778-7200 or email

ANNUAL 3BR TOWNHOUSE in PALMA SOLA TRACE.  1 car garage, heated community pool.  Brand new! First, Last, Security.  Contact or 941-345-1295.  Island Real Estate.

ANNUAL 1BR/1BA NEWLY RENOVATED includes water, Dish TV, W/D. No Pets/No Smoking. $1400/mo. First, last & Security Call 860-922-3857

LAKEVIEW VILLAGE 2BR/2.5BA Townhouse Condo. Some furniture. Minutes to Beach Small pet considered $1200/mo. Realtor 941-356-1456

WATERFRONT SHELL POINT. 2BR/2BA. Fully furnished, pool, tennisa courts. No pets/No smoking. $1800/mo. Call 973-479-3385


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 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!

AVAILABLE FOR THE 2016 SEASON! 2BR/1BA home on stilts at 120 Peppertree lane. Renters leaving after 6 seasons. Home has nice upgrades. Looking for 3-4 months renters. Call 813-758-3762

BEAUTIFUL 2 BEDROOM HOUSE directly across from the beach on Bradenton Beach. Fabulous beach views. $4000 Available for March 2015 941-345-7675 

TOWNHOUSE 2BR/2BA. Available March 21, 2015. $3000/mo Call to book or for info. Realtor 941-356-1456


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.


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


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

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

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