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Vol. 15 No. 8 - December 17, 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

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


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

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


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

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


IMMEDIATE OPENINGS FAMILY Owned Gift Shop on AMI. Part time. Evenings/weekends a must. Retirees welcome. Inquire at 727-244-5906

NOW HIRING WAITSTAFF, Cooks & Dishwasher Apply in person Mon.-Sat.  9AM - 11AM or 2PM to 4PM at the  Key Royale Club, Inc. 700 Key Royale Dr. Holmes Beach, FL  No Phone Calls Please  **Must be able to pass a drug test**   

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

FLIGHT ATTENDANT CAREERS start here- We will help you land the job and prepare for training by the airlines. Five information packed days in Orlando. Call AIM to learn more 855-879-4538.


METAL DOUBLE BED Frame, Box Springs and Mattress. You haul it $50. Call 941-807-5492


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


NIKI’S HUGE SALE! 5351 Gulf Dr, Holmes Beach.   All Sterling Silver jewelry 10% to 50% off. Gold Jewelry 60% off. Select gifts, porcelain birds, glassware, art, bric-brac, dolls, books, miniatures 30% to 80% off. New designer line of candles, soaps, and essential oils. Great 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

GARAGE SALE SATURDAY December 20. 9am-until. 221 84th St Holmes Beach. Twin bed, clothing, furniture and much 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 SILVER-STONE Bracelet Friday or Saturday December 6 or 7 at Island Player Theater. Please call 941-794-7255

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


Effective and Reputable "LICENSED MASSAGE THERAPIST" (MA70460) available for House call Service. Relax and Revive! Call Ginger at 941-962-1242.


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 

GOING AWAY FOR the Holidays? Worried about leaving your home or pets unattended? Call Kendall! Experienced, Dependable House & Pet Sitter Call 941-932-7229

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

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

CANAL FRONT, Recently renovated 2BR/2BA villa with dock.  Near intercoastal with/no ridges.  Great soon to be gated community. Pet friendly.  Bradenton. Yes, you can have it all.  $260,000.  Katharine Pepper RoseBay International 941-751-0582 or 802-363-9973"  

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  

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

DISCOVER  the OTHER ISLAND, Tidy Island in Sarasota Bay.  Tastefully renovated lake front condo; 3BR/2BA/2 car w/storage.  This condo has so much to offer!  Pet friendly.  $344,900 Katharine Pepper RoseBay International 941-751-0582 or 802-363-9973"  

PALMA SOLA BAY Canal townhouse2BR/1.5BA minutes from AMI Beaches. Large heated pool. FREE dock & boat slip. Cute as a button. Must see! $153,000. This won’t last long. Call  941-727-5210  

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


GORGEOUS LOT  (14,160 Sq. Ft)  (80 X 177) Located at 1107 Palma Sola Blvd. Stunning views of Palma Sola Bay with great potential for new construction. For more details contact Gregg Bayer at AMI Beaches Real Estate 941-799-9096


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. 

ANNUAL RENTAL BRADENTON BEACH 2BR/1BA, dishwasher. 2 blocks to beach, bay, fishing pier & restaurants. Covered garden patio. $1095/mo. Call 941-741-1096

HOLMES BEACH 1BR efficiency. Small but cute includes water & garbage $850/mo Available January 15. 1 year lease & credit check required. Call 941-809-2488 


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!

VACATION RENTAL- AVAILABLE Jan, Feb, Mar 2015.  Holmes Beach 3BR/2BA Canal home with pool.  $5600/mo + taxes/fees.  Contact Fran Maxon Real Estate 941-778-2307 for details.  

AMI GULFFRONT CONDO. Pool, garage 2BR/2BA January $3200 for 3 weeks, April $4200/mo. Call 941-778-6226


LOOKING FOR A 3 bedroom rental property on AMI to rent from January 23, 2015 through April 30th 2015.  Call 231-828-2051


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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