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Vol. 14 No. 52 - October 22, 2014


FRENCH CONVERSATION Born and raised in Paris. Small groups, walks on the beach, tea at home.  We speak only French. 4 sessions/1hr  $80.Call 941-795-3034

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


BANKRUPTCY AUCTION –Onsite & Online October 28th at 10 am Tuxedo Fruit Company  3487 S. US Hwy 1 Fort Pierce, Fl 34982 Citrus Packing Plant, Forklifts, Trailers, Compressors, Pallet Wrap Machine, Office Furniture & Equipment  2 Preview Days: 10/20 & 10/27 10am-4pm Case #14-23036-EPK 10%-13%BP 800-840-BIDS Subj to confirm.  AB-1098  AU-3219, Eric Rubin


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


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

2013 Sea Hunt 29 Gamefish-300 Yamahas- 50 Hours- 2014 Sailfish 22- 41 hours- 2006 Century 2001- 160 hours- Call 941-228-3489


RUN YOUR OWN medical alert company. Be the only distributor in your area. Excellent income opportunity. Small investment required. Limited availability- start today! 844-225-1200.


EXPERIENCED CAREGIVER FOR all your home health needs. I have 14 years experience in all aspects required of a caring, honest and dependable caregiver. Call 941-792-2929


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:  2BR/2BA = $40. Flat fee.  Additional rooms; additional cost.  No hourly rate. Products/supplies are included; special attention given to:  windows; blinds; grout; tile; carpets.  Call to book:  848-333-7256

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


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

ROSER COMMUNITY CHURCH, a traditional, non-denominational Christian church, with a strong music program,  is searching for a full-time Director of Music Ministries.  Position requirements include organ and piano playing, adult and youth choral directing, and handbell directing. Send resume and salary expectations to Roser Church Attention: Music Comm. P.O. 247 Anna Maria, FL 34216 or email by November 15, 2014

EXPERIENCEDNAIL PRO to take over established clientele at family-owned, upscale LBK salon. Friendly, mature, reliable, patient and gentle a must!941-387-9807

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


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


OXYGEN CONCENTRATOR INOGENONE - Regain Independence & Enjoy Greater Mobility. 100% Portable! Long-Lasting Battery. Try It Risk Free Call 800-619-5300 For Cash Purchase Only.


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, vintage costume jewelry, books, dolls, bric-brac, crystal, glassware 35% to 80% off. Great croquet set. New line of soaps.. Dealer space available. Sea Glass necklace.  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


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


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

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

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

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


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. 

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

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.

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 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- ANNA MARIA, 2 properties from Beach, Furnished 2BR/1BA ground floor apt.  No Smoking.  No Pets.  $1,400/mo.   Call Fran Maxon Real Estate 941-778-2307.

1BR/1BA FULL KITCHEN. Great location just across from beach. Fenced back yard. Court yard. Furnished or unfurnished. water, trash paid. Pet $1450/mo. Call 816-729-5146

FEMALE SHARE UPSCALE 55+ community W. Bradenton.  Separate bedroom, bathroom, entrance $700/mo inclusive negotiable  941 795 7897.


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!


NC MOUNTIANS near Lake Lure. New cabin on 1.5 acres, huge porches, vaulted ceiling, 1,200sf, ready to finish. $74,900 Call 828-286-1666

TENNESSEE MOUNTAINS NEW Cabin $149,900 3BR/2.5BA, "sold as is" 28.5 Acres, Creeks, Mountain Views, Trout Stream, Minutes to Watts Bar Lake Power, Roads, Financing Call 877-520-6719 or Remax 423-756-5700


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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