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Vol. 15 No. 1 - October 29, 2014


CERTIFIED CARE GIVER background check, insured and finger printed. Many years experience. Excellent area references. Prefer evening or overnight. Call 941-592-7363


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

BEACH YOGA ON Saturdays & Sundays at 8:30am at the end of Pine Ave by the Sandbar Restaurant by donation.  

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


1998 FORD EXPLORER XLT Great condition. Towing package, leather seats, AC, power windows & seat. Radio/CD player. Family owned. Well maintained. 179,000 miles. Located on Anna Maria Island. $1200 OBO. Call Bob 813-679-4306 or 941-778-3986

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


BOATS ARE SELLING Very Well. Let’s talk about selling yours. 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

BEST KAYAK & PADDLE BOARD Rental Prices!  $20.00 1/2 Day / $30.00 Full Day / $125.00 Week Single Yak or Board Rentals.  Free delivery.  Free Lessons.  Taylor @ FUN YAKS  941-243-1446.


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


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


STRUGGLING WITH MATH Homework? Fully certified grade 5-12, and 10 years experienced, Math teacher, looking to help you and your student to become more successful. Call Stacey Brebaugh 941-524-4177.


PT OFFICE ASSISTANT: Maintain company website, mailings, filing, light accounting, Eblasts, POS. Misc. duties.  Must have knowledge of Quickbooks, Word & Excel,  excellent written and communication skills.  Email resume to: - No Phone Calls, Please

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.

WANT TO DRIVE a truck... no experience. company sponsored CDL Training. In 3 Weeks Learn To Drive A Truck & Earn $45,000+. Full Benefits 888-693-8934

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


GOLF CART.   Custom paint, front, rear seat and canopy upholstery, remote alarm,  custom  dash with stereo and speakers,  high speed chip, flip $windshield and rear seat, custom head lights, tail lights, turn signals and brake lights, 10"  wheels and tires.   Beautiful cart.  Asking $6000. Contact the Caddy Shack golf carts at 222 41st Ave E, Bradenton 941-748-3667  


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


SALE! NIKI’S GIFTS &ANTIQUES SHOP 5351 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach.   Select Sterling & Gold jewelry 50% to 60% off. Select gifts, collectibles, dolls, books, bric-brac, vintage & costume jewelry, miniatures, lamps, beach art 355 to 85% off. See the Soap line. Dealer space available. 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.

GIVING BACK OUTDOOR MARKET. Various vendors. Saturday November 1 at 10am. 5312 Holmes Blvd, Holmes Beach


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

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.  

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


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 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. In Call also available.10 years experience. MA59074. Call Sarah 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


CARE ATTENDANT/ ERRAND RUNNER- Experienced/References Senior Assistant and Errand Runner. No job too small. I am 2 minutes from the island and can work anywhere on the Bradenton W side. Contact: MJ 941-350-2892 or

WANT TO GET your vintage music on CD? I can reformat your vinyl records and cassette tapes to Compact Discs.  Call Mike 941-592-9092

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


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


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  

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


1BR/1BA BASIC UTILITIES included. Triplex upstairs near Manatee High. Not pet friendly $700/ mo $700 security. 3BR/2BA lower half duplex home, Holmes Beach, $1,400/mo 1st last & security washer / dryer lawn care included. No pets. $35 credit, background per person over 18. DUNCAN REAL ESTATE 941-779-0304

Annual Rentals- 3BR/2BA Holmes Beach, Elevated duplex, West of Gulf Dr, Huge 2 car garage $1900/mo, No Pets, Non-Smoking.   2BR/1.5BA Holmes Beach elevated duplex, 4th property from beach, covered parking.  $1,550/mo.  No Pets, Non-Smoking.   Fran Maxon Real Estate 941-778-2307 for details.  

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.

MEADOWCROFT (55+): Unfurnished 2BR/2BA single family home w/remodeled kitchen, sunroom and garage. $1575/mo. A Paradise Realty Call 941-778-4800

2BR/1BA HOUSE Large backyard. 3 miles to Beach (off Cortez Rd) $775/mo. First, Last & Security. No pets. Call 941-962-4175 or 941-685-3177

ANNUAL RENTAL North end of Longboat Key, 3BR/2BA, 2-car garage.  $2,000/mo.  Furnished or unfurnished.  Call Sato Real Estate, Inc. 941-778-7200 or email


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!

HOLMES BEACH SEASONAL rental $5,000/month. 3BR/3BA ground level house, heated/screened pool, canal front, boat lift, garage 941-896-5488


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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