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Vol. 15 No. 5 - November 26, 2014


ISLAND VIBE STUDIO  Not Fine Art But Fun Art!  Paint & Wine Parties No experience needed! 941-792-1000. 10109 Cortez Rd W 

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

TRANSFER ELIGIBLE COLLEGE Credits! Finish Your Degree Online! Financial Aid to those who qualify. Placement Assistance. Email transcript to or call 800-852-0595.


BANKRUPTCY AUCTION –Onsite & Online Banah International Group, Inc. December 9 at 10am 215 SE 10 Ave, Hialeah, Fl 33010 State-of-the-Art Liquid and Granular Sugar Processing  Plant Equipment, Forklifts, 14’ Box Truck, Pallet Racking, Packaging Materials, Warehouse Equipment, Compressors, Furniture, Office Equipment & more!  Preview: 12/01 & 12/08 • 10am-4pm 10%-13%BP • Case #13-13954-AJC 800- 840-BIDS Subject to confirm. AB-1098  AU-3219, Eric Rubin


2001 HONDA REBEL 250 Cruiser motorcycle. 15K miles. Very good condition, many new parts. Needs nothing. 80MPG. A steal at $1300. Call 941-932-0843


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 Early-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

BOAT CLEANING-TIME For A Season Cleaning. $3 to $5’ Depending. No Buffing-Just Super Clean. 941-228-3489


SAWMILLS FROM ONLY $4397.00- Make & Save Money with your own bandmill- Cut lumber any dimension. In stock ready to ship. FREE Info/DVD: 1-800-578-1363 Ext.300N


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

LISA'S SUNSHINE CLEANING. Dependable, deep quality cleaning. References. Weekly & Bi-weekly available. Call Lisa 941-758-8680

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

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


PRIVATE TUTORING. EXPERIENCED, certified teacher. All subjects, esp. Math, Reading, Test Prep. Grades 3 - 12. $30 per hr. Steve 941-756-0329


BEN & JERRYS ICE CREAM on Saint Armands Circle is hiring. Positions include scoopers, shift leaders, and 1 manager position. Long term employment preferred, but seasonal will be considered. Submit resume or inquiry to  Check us out 

UNITED ELECTRIC HAS openings for exp. residential and service electricians. If you are skilled in quality workmanship with good organizational and people skills, please email your resume to  No phone calls please.  

LOCAL REAL ESTATE Company seeking experienced customer service rep. Monday-Friday 9-5. Submit resume to

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

AIRLINE CAREERS START Here - Get FAA certified with hands on training in Aviation Maintenance. Financial aid for qualified students. Job placement assistance. Call AIM 866-314-5838


CUSTOM COASTAL FURNITURE & CABINETS by Frankie Z.  ebay store. Call 941-726-1482. 10015 Cortez Rd (corner of 101st)  


SALE NIKI’S! 5351 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach.   All Gold 60% off. All Sterling Silver jewelry 10% to 50% off. Select Gifts, Crystal, Books, Dolls, Miniatures, Vintage Jewelry, Perfume Bottles, Beach Art 35% to 80% off. New assorted soaps & essential oils, furniture. Open 7 days 9:30-5.

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

LARGE GARAGE SALE 8am - 4pm Saturday, November 22 vintage toys and nik naks, boat parts, furniture, scooter, tools, household items   1951 28th Ave Dr West Bradenton e-mail   

DE-CLUTTERING SALE 8:30am Saturday November 22. Whimsical Things. Sewing and Art supplies, office and household, furniture, tools, power washer, workmate, bike. 150 Crescent, Anna Maria

RUMMAGE SALE! A P Bell Fish 4600 124th St W, Cortez. Saturday & Sunday November 22 & 23. 8am-3pm. Appliances, furniture, household items & coats. Lots 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.

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.  

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 

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


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

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 CAT-Beige, Short Hair with Green eyes. Named Chamonix (like Shimoney).  16 years old and deaf.  Lost on 11/14/14 from 113 78th Street Holmes Beach.  Last seen at 81st Street and Gulf Drive on 11/15/15. REWARD for her safe return.  Call 813-909-3995.

FOUND PRESCRITION GLASSES Ralph Lauren corner of Manatee and East Bay, Holmes Beach. Call 419-769-1610

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


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.  Anna Maria Island & West Bradenton.  Certified pool operator. Residential/commercial. 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


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

CANAL FRONT, RECENTLY renovated 2BR/2BA villa w/dock.  Near intercoastal w/no bridges.  Great soon to be gated community. Pet friendly. Bradenton. Yes, you can have it all!  $260,000  Katharine Pepper,  RoseBay International  802-363-9973

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

ELEVATED DUPLEX 2BR/1BA each side. Washer/dryer, dishwasher, tiled, 2 one car garages, covered patios. 2 blocks to beach, bay, pier, shops, cafes and bars. 204 2nd St N, Bradenton Beach $650,000. Call 941-741-1096  

SAILBOAT WATER MINS. to Tampa Bay. Covered dock, boat lift. 3BR/2BA/2CG. 2000 sq.ft. home on Snead Island $349,000. Call 386-292-9017  

PERICO BAY CLUB Villa- Very well maintained! $230,000. Runaway Bay – Light & Bright, Weekly rentals! $317,900. 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


2BR/1BA GROUND LEVEL apartment in Triplex . Water, sewer, trash & gas included. $825/momo $825 security deposit. Near St. Stephens in Bradenton 2BR/2BA home 1700 s/f water incl. W/D hook up new tile, new cabinets. Corner lot. Bradenton Credit & background required on all applicants over 18 .   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.

EXCEPTIONALLY NICE 2BR/2BA split plan. Minutes to beach. Large yard. Must See! Month to Month $1250/mo. Discount for Seniors Call 763-732-2455


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!

2BR ACROSS FROM BEACH. 75 steps to beach. Kitchen, laundry, Direct TV. Newly remodeled. Weekly available until February 1. February, March, April available for monthly only. Call 813-917-5270 or 813-917-0769  

VACATION RENTAL- AVAILABLE Winter 2015--1BR/1BA Holmes Beach duplex close to beach. Prefer 3 month minimum. For Details Contact Fran Maxon Real Estate 941-778-2307.   


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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