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Vol. 14 No. 44 - August 27, 2014


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


WE BUY ALL vehicles with or without title. Any condition, running or not, bank liens- no problem. We pay top dollar. 813-516-0847, 813-505-6939


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


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

BOATS ARE SELLING Very Well. Busy, Busy, Busy.   Now Offering Boat Cleaning. We Also Buy Boats . 941-228-3489 Dave/Owner

AMI BOATERS SELLING or BUYING, call Captain Dave!  World Class Yacht Sales 877-901-BOAT.  Bringing buyers and sellers together!


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


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


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   


IMMEDIATE OPENINGS. PART-TIME Sales Clerk. Evenings & weekends. Retiree's welcome. Gift shop on Anna Maria Island. 6 hour shifts available. Call 727-244-5906

NAIL SPECIALIST - Are you experienced, mature, gentle, patient, professional, dedicated, seeking a long-term career? Join our team at established, upscale, family owned salon. 941-387-9807.

ISLAND RESORT SEEKING a part time Assistant Manager & housekeepers. Flexible schedule but must be able to work on weekends. Must be computer literate and able to provide excellent customer service.  Experience a plus but not necessary. Please call 941-778-2090. 

DRIVERS - CDL-A. new regional runs! FL, TN, GA, AL, & MS. Mostly Out & Back. Exp. Solos - 40¢/mile. 1¢/mile yearly pay increase- No Cap. Extra Pay for Hazmat! 888-928-6011

AIRLINE CAREERS BEGIN here- Get FAA approved Aviation Maintenance Technician training. Financial aid for qualified students. Job placement assistance. Call AIM 866-314-3769


WE BUY PRIVATELY Held Mortgages & Trust Deeds. Call office 270-422-4944 or Burt 941-545-5002, Ken 270-547-9547    


DISH TV RETAILER. Starting $19.99/month (for 12 mos.) Find Out How to Save Up to 50% Today! Ask About Same Day Installation! Call 800-605-0984

DirectTV - 2 YEAR SAVINGS Event! Over 140 channels only $29.99 a month. Only DirecTV gives you 2 Years of savings and a Free Genie upgrade! Call 800-481-2137

SAFE STEP WALK-IN Tub Alert for Seniors. Bathroom falls can be fatal. Approved by Arthritis Foundation. Therapeutic Jets. Less Than 4 Inch Step-In. Wide Door. Anti-Slip Floors. American Made. Installation Included. Call 800-605-6035 for $750 Off.


MEMORIAL DAY SALE 50% off. Custom Coastal Furniture & Cabinets by Frankie Z.  ebay store. Call 941-726-1482. 1005 Cortez Rd (corner of 101st)  


SUMMER SALE! NIKI’S Gifts & Antique Shop 5351 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach.   Select sterling, 14K jewelry 50% to 60% off. Select gifts, Bric-Brac, glassware, dolls, pewter miniatures, porcelains, vintage jewelry 35% to 85% off. Tibetan jewelry 20% off.  Need garden dealer for outside. Call 941-962-1954. Open 7 days 9:30-5.

ROSER THRIFT SHOP open Tuesday & Thursday 9:30a.m. - 2p.m.. Donation drop-off Wednesdays 9a.m. - 11a.m.  BIG SALE Saturday 10a.m. - 1p.m.  50% off includes annex items.   Closed in September.  511 Pine Ave., Anna Maria.  Call 941-779-2733

MOVING SALE 201 69th St., Holmes Beach Saturday August 30 9am-2pm. Sunday August 31 Noon-4pm. Furniture, appliances, TV's, household items, 32' aluminum ladder, bikes and more


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.

PAINTING INTERIOR/EXTERIOR. Clean professional service. Free Estimates. Call Wayne Lewin 941-726-8414

ASAP REPAIRS. Electrical, power washing, carpentry, Air conditioning/Heating. Free estimates. No service charge. No job too small. Engineer turned Handyman. Call 941-448-7806 


GENERAL BELLE PRESSURE Cleaning & Sealing. Inside/outside. Tile, grout, pool cages, patios, driveways, etc. Commercial & Residential. Call 352-223-1134

AAA Pressure Washing - BEST PRICES IN TOWN! Decks, driveways, roofs, manufactured homes, docks, lanais, brick, paver sealing. Call now. Free estimates 941-896-4321  

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


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 TWO CATS Calico & Black/White. Need Homes or Feeding. Heartbroken. Please call 941-807-2198

LOST CAR KEYS near Sandbar  Restaurant. Call 765-513-5214

FOUND PRESCRIPTION MAUI Jim sunglasses. Call 863-214-3886

LOST MAUI JIM SUNGLASSES near 29th St in Holmes Beach. Call 863-214-3886

FOUND SMALL VIDEO Camera with Wedding & babies’ first vacation near 4th St South in Bradenton Beach. Call 941-753-8866 or 941-518-5026

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

ENJOY A MASSAGE at your convenience in the comfort of your own home. 10 years experience. MA59074. Call 941-301-6400


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 16 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

CHUCK'S MOBILE UPHOLSTERY Island resident. Call 941-565-1867  

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


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. 

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 


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


FOUR SEASONS POOL SERVICE.  Anna Maria Island & West Bradenton.  Certified pool operator. Residential/commercial. Licensed & Insured. Call Dennis Clark 941-737-5657


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

INCOME PROPERTY BRADENTON Ware’s Creek Area. Cute duplex 1BR/1BA & 1BR/1.5BA in park like setting. Low taxes/ no flood insurance required. See what $139,900 can buy off the Island! Good income potential. Call JoAnne Curtan with A Paradise Realty 941-809-2488 MLS# M5900343

GREAT LOCATION FOR CONDOS. Great Gulf Views, $1.8 Million. Call 941-807-1770

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


3BR/2BA KEY ROYALE 2500 s/f home split plan with inside laundry 2 car garage boat dock close to open end of canal. $2,500/mo 1st, last, security. $100 application fee credit background check required. No pets at this property. Yard care, sewer, trash & partial water included.  Available immediately. 2BR/1.5BA home Sunny Shores / Cortez w/ garage room for small boat, boat ramp near by. Yard care incl. $1200/mo 1st / last $900 security deposit.1BR/1BA basic utilities included. Triplex upstairs near Manatee High. Not pet friendly $700/ mo $700 security.  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.

ANNUAL RENTALS -2BR/2BA ground floor condo, $1,600/mo, furnished or unfurnished.  Call Sato Real Estate, Inc. at 941-778-7200 or email

BRADENTON 3BR/2BA/2CG. Granite counter tops, unfurnished, 12' x 20' screened patio, new floors, fenced yard. First, last & security deposit. $1400/mo Call 815-245-8830

ANNUAL 2BR/1BA APARTMENT w/ lanai, steps to beach, fishing pier. Includes all utilities, cable $1500/mo. First, last, security deposit. References. Available September 1. Call 941-527-5018

ROOM FOR RENT Holmes Beach. $400/mo includes cable TV and utilities. Call 941-565-0686


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!

RENTAL INVENTORY NEEDED!!  Help us fill our waiting list for 2015.Call {Tracy} or {Amberly} at 941-778-4800 A Paradise Vacation Rentals


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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