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Vol. 16 No. 15 - February 10, 2016



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).


GOT A CAR You Want To Sell. The Good, The Bad or The Ugly. Call Now 727-400-1910


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


ISLAND BOAT SALES. We Are Busy-Need more Boats! 16 Years, Hundreds of Boats Sold. “Business On A Hand Shake.” We Also Buy Boats. Call Dave 941-228-3489

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

PRIVATE 50ft BOAT DOCK for rent in Holmes Beach.  Wide deep canal. Many amenities. Call BJ 941-778-3013


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


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


SEASONAL DAY TIME Help Needed for Scott's Deli. Apply 5337 Gulf Dr Suite 300, Holmes Beach.

NOW HIRING LOCAL Loving Caregivers Companions and Home Health Aides  FT/PT flexible schedules Work for the leader in Private Duty Home Care Apply now online at Follow up with Art – HR Call  941-921-4747


AMTRACK TRAIN VOUCHERS for up to $2400 that must be used by September, 2016.  Negotiable Voucher Values. Call 941-778-4074


NIKI’S CLOSING BUSINESS.  All contents 50% off. Displays for Sell. Closing for good February 28. 5351 Gulf Dr. Holmes Beach

ROSER THRIFT SHOP and ANNEX: Open 9:30 am. – 2 pm. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 10am.-1pm Saturday. Donations accepted 9-11a.m. Wednesdays  511 Pine Ave., Anna Maria   941-779-2733        


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. License # CRC1327296. Call Jerry Kern 941-504-2222

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

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. Free estimates. “No job too Small”. Repairs, replacements, improvements, wall TV’s, shelves, cabinets, calking etc. Call Jim 941-448-7806 

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


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  

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


FOUND BERNAFON CN9 N Hearing Aid for the right ear at Ace Hardware Store on Wed, Nov 18. 3352 East Bay Dr, Holmes Beach or Call 941-778-0999

ROMI IS A 10 year old female black and white, long fluffy haired Manx cat (bob tailed). She has a collar and is micro chipped. She was last seen near Jacaranda and Alamandra on the North end of Anna Maria Island. Romi is an indoor cat. Reward offered. Please contact Ana at 813-417-3522

MISSING BLACK AND WHITE male cat. Lucky is deaf and 15 years old. He was last seen on 2nd St in Bradenton Beach where he has lived outdoors for 4 years. Reward. Heartbroken. 941-730-7052

LOST CAT “FIDO” He adopted us 16 years ago. His turf is in the area of 5392 Gulf Dr. near Time Saver and Niki’s . Has collar with a bell, chipped by Animal Clinic. If found please call 941-518-6329


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

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

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


NICK PATSIOS PEST CONTROL Owner Certified Operator. Licensed & Insured. Free Estimates/Inspections. Call 941-713-2071


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 


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


LOOKING FOR A highly motivated real estate broker to buy or sell your next home? Darcie Duncan, Broker of Duncan Real Estate is a lifelong island resident bringing success to her customers for 26 years. Proven track record that brings you results! 941-725-1589

FOR SALE 1 BLOCK from Beach. 1/2 of duplex. 2BR/1BA concrete block. New private deck, plumbing & electrical. Nicely furnished. Good Rental History. Located at 205 71st St $298,000. Brokers protected 813-892-3690  

DISCOVER THE OTHER ISLAND!  Tidy Island in Sarasota Bay.  Beautiful Townhouse w/direct bay views!  3BR/2.5 BA/ 2 CG with private swimming pool. Open plan. Pet friendly.  $699,000 Katharine Pepper RoseBay Intl 941-792-9459

1BR/1BA CONDO FOR SALE 1000sf Water view, 2 blocks from Beach, Elevator, 2 heated pools, Tennis courts, under building parking. Corner unit, updated, furnished Great Location. $259,900. Call 810-813-0391 or 941-778-2042  

EXCELLENT OFF-ISLAND Investment Commercial Office Condo. 5306 Cortez W (directly across from Wal-Mart). FSBO $169,900. Call 941-962-8220

HUGE PRICE REDUCTION in Westbay Point & Moorings.  Now offered at $349,900, this 2nd floor end unit overlooking the pool is light and bright with beautiful updates to the kitchen including stainless appliances, cherry cabinetry, subway tile glass backsplash and bamboo flooring. Unit has interior and exterior storage closets, and its own washer and dryer.  Rental period is 30 day minimum.  Open Sundays 1-4pm.  Contact Meshia Richardson or Doug Clark at 941-896-9991 or 941-448-6299.  Exit Sunset Realty Inc. 

ICW -BAY FRONT HOME for sale 5BR/3.5BA  Bradenton Beach EXCEPTIONAL close to GULF Island Real Estate Call AL Galletto 941-232-2216  

W. BRADENTON CONDO 4000sq.ft. Canal front Bay view 3+BR/3.5BA Bonus room dock lift 2 car Island Real Estate Call AL Galletto 941-232-2216  

LARGE 4BR/3.5BA HOME in private enclave of 9 custom built homes, NW Bradenton. 3875 sq ft under air, heated pool, spa and outdoor kitchen in over 1/2 acre lot. Travertine and wood floors. Chefs kitchen with 2 stoves and 2 microwaves. Lots of extras. Perfect for family and entertaining. Offers around $649,900.Phone for appointment to view, 941-792-2552.


2 BR/2BA HOME in Holmes Beach. $1900/mo, $1900 last month, $1000 security. 1200 + S/F, Great room layout. Great parking. Community boat ramp near by. Credit & Background required. Available March 1. 2BR/1BA VILLA end unit 715 S/F with large screened lanai, near GT Bray Park . $925/mo, $925 security. NO PET ALLOWED W/D in unit. Community pool. $100 Condo  Application required.  Available March 1. 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.

HOLMES BEACH ANNUAL 2BR/2BA Steps to Beach. Tile throughout. Large storage area & carport, washer & dyer. $1500/mo + utilities. First, last & security. Credit check. Call 941-778-3427  

HOLMES BEACH 2BR/1BA Duplex. 900+ sq.ft. Nice & Clean. New appliances, W/D hookups. $1350/mo + utilities. First, Last & one month security. Credit check. 1 year lease. Call 941-809-2488

ANNUALS-3BR/2BA furnished elevated duplex $2500.  2BR/2BA furnished in WBPM $1900. 2BR/2BA single family home w/garage $2000. Call Paradise Realty 941-778-4800

HOLMES BEACH YEARLY Rental 3BR/3BA. Two houses from Gulf. Large Lot. Call 941-778-0426  

HOLMES BEACH ANNUAL 2BR/2BA . Tile throughout. New Kitchen. Washer/Dryer. Double carport $1500/mo + utilities. First, Last. Security check. Available March 1. Call 941-778-8273


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-$800/wk 941-704-7525 or 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!

MARTINIQUE SOUTH BEACH condo for rent.  Awesome beach views. Pool, tennis, fully equipped. Available through February 29, 2016.  1BR/1BA. Call 810-730-8604

VACATION RENTALS- February/March 2016 availability.  Monthly and weekly.  Contact Fran Maxon Real Estate 941-778-2307.  


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

ROGER'S AIRPORT SERVICE. Tampa, St. Pete/Clearwater, Sarasota/Bradenton. Call Roger 941-773-1469

ANYTIME TRANSPORTATION to all airports, appointments, shopping, etc. Tampa $60. Sarasota $30. Pets welcome. Very dependable. Reasonable rates.  Contact Jeanne. 941-779-5095

ADMIRAL TOWN CAR Professional chauffeur, taxi prices! Airports (1@ $75, 10 $150 to Tampa), Appointments anywhere. Credit cards accepted. Phil 941-320-1120, Licensed & Insured

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