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Date of Issue: October 14, 2009

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Oct 7, 2009

ITEMS FOR SALE

A FULL-SIZE bed with good frame, box springs and mattress. $50. Call 941-545-9025.

QUEEN BED SET, linens, $100. Barbecue grill with cover and tank, $25. 941-778-0575.

2005 BOBCAT T300 Track Skid Steer, three attachments included.  $4,200. Need to sell fast, contact: b45n351@gmail.com. 850-254-7116.

COLOR PRINTER: $20. HP deskjet 5550 series. 941-778-3228.

TOMMY BAHAMA-STYLE day bed. As new. Complete frame with trundle. No mattress. $350. 941-779-1009.

THREE CUSHION SOFA: Pillows, Khaki, brown, green. Frame damaged in move, but has support. $75 or best offer. 941-778-6854.

COMMODE: THREE-IN-one bedside, toilet, shower. $20. 941-761-1415.

DESK HUTCH for 36-inch desk Cubix collection, dove grey, $50. 941-795-8359.

SAILBOAT: 14-FOOT. $500. 1997 Jeep Wrangler. 55,000 miles with winch. Nice. 269-720-7124.

WANTED: YOUR OLD cell phone for recycling. Deliver to The Islander, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

RESTAURANT TABLES, CHAIRS: 8 30-inch square tables, 20 black wrought-iron high-back chairs with padded seats. Several styles of large mirrors from 4 by 6, to 5 by 8 feet. $250-$400. 941-730-2606.

ANTIQUE FURNITURE: Mahogany buffet, $350. Small antique burl-wood rocker, $200. 941-778-1102.

AERIAL PHOTOS of Anna Maria Island. View and purchase online: www.jackelka.com.

FREEBIE ITEMS FOR SALE: Individuals may advertise up to three items, each priced $100 or less, 15 words or less. FREE, one week. Deliver in person to The Islander, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, e-mail classifieds@islander.org, fax toll-free 1-866-362-9821. (limited time offer)

ANNOUNCEMENTS

NEW! "ANNA MARIA Island" Tervis Tumbler, SweetPeas/Samplings, Holmes Beach. Great tasting Florida wines! Plus, design your own unique label. 941-778-8300. www.SweetPeasAMI.com.

GLORIA DEI LUTHERAN Church: All are welcome to come and worship with us! Please call 941-778-1813 or visit us at: www.gloriadeilutheran.com for worship times. 6608 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

TERRY HAYES, REALTOR. Global market, market connections. 941-302-3100. Terry.hayes@sothebysrealty.com. Discoverannamaria.com.

MANATEE SAFETY SIGNS, exclusively for boaters available at The Islander, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. 941-778-7978.

WANTED: FISHING GEAR: Anna Maria Privateers are collecting new or used, repairable fishing poles and reels, nets, tackle, buckets, etc. to give to children. Donate your gear at 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

FREE GUN LOCK courtesy of Project Childsafe, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and Holmes Beach Police Department. Free at The Islander newspaper office, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Don't be sorry, be safe.

BUTTERFLY PARK BENEFIT: Purchase a personalized brick in the Anna Maria Island Butterfly Park. Two lines, $50. Three lines, $60. Forms at The Islander, or call 941-518-4431 for more information.

LOOKING FOR A JOB? Islanders seeking employment can market their skills with a FREE classified ad for up to three weeks in The Islander. Submit 15 words or less including a resume link, if desired, by e-mail to classifieds@islander.org or deliver in person to 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. The Islander will encourage employers to review the "employment wanted" ads in The Islander when seeking employees. And good luck finding the right job!

GARAGE SALES

ROSER THRIFT SHOP: Open 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. 9 a.m.-noon. Saturday. 511 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. 941-779-2733.

YARD SALE: 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10. Loads of really great stuff! 531 69th St., Homes Beach.

GARAGE SALE: 9 a.m.-11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 9. Kids clothes, toys, furniture, household items, miscellaneous. 796 N. Shore Drive, Anna Maria.

NIKI’S ISLAND TREASURES: All sterling silver jewelry, 50-70 percent off. Select beach decor, antiques and art,  20-90 percent off. Open seven days. 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

A SALE EVERYDAY at The Islander, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Miscellaneous office supplies, T-shirts, home treasures, mirrors and framed art.

LOST and FOUND

FOUND AT LAUNDROMAT, Holmes Beach, Monday, Sept. 14: Harley-Davidson T-shirt. Call 941-567-4301 to claim.

PETS

INDOOR CAT NEEDS home. Black and white, long hair. Olivia, 941-713-2221.

PARENTS NEEDED for loving homes to foster puppies and kittens until they are old enough for adoption. All food and medical provided. Julie, 941-720-1411.

ADULT CATS in desperate need of loving homes. All are current on vaccines. All applicants screened. Please, call 941-922-0774.

TRANSPORTATION

ELECTRIC SCOOTERS, ELECTRIC bicycles: Clean, green, quiet,

20-plus mile range, no maintenance ever. 850-665-2383.  www.falconev.com.

KIDS4HIRE

CALL ALEXANDRA, 15, for babysitting or odd-jobs. Red Cross certified in first aid and babysitting. 941-778-5352

ISLAND TEEN EXPERIENCED, and certified child care with Safe Sitter, CPR and Red Cross training, seven days a week. Maggie, 941-447-4632 or 941-778-8405.

CALL GUSSIE AT 941-778-7257 for babysitting. I have experience with kids of all ages.

NEED A BABYSITTER or pet sitter? Call Kendall! First-aid certified, great with kids and animals! Best on the Island! 941-779-9783.

NEED A BABYSITTER, pet sitter, house sitter or dog walker? Experienced. Red Cross certified in CPR for all ages. Call the twins, Kayla and Ariel Jennis, 941-778-1746.

TEEN WITH CHILD daycare experience and Red Cross certified in babysitting. Loves children. Call Katie, 941-778-1491 or 941-447-4057.

TRISH AND KIM babysitting service, house cleaning and pet sitting. Certified. Experienced. Call 941-538-8922 or 941-538-2081.

LAWN MOWING/DOG walking? Will walk dogs any day, mow lawns after 5 p.m. weekdays, after 11 a.m. weekends. 941-447-7092.

CALL ZACK, 13, for odd jobs. Will do anything you need done after school and Saturdays. 941-773-3185.

RED CROSS LIFEGUARD for private parties at your pool. $10/hour. Call Marie Durocher, 941-795-4722.

CASSIE’S DOG WALKING and house sitting. I can walk your dog anytime. 941-962-3373.

11-YEAR OLD girl can watch your 4-year old or younger child. CPR-certified, references, experienced. Brianna, 941-448-9036.

HELP WITH SCHOOL WORK? Manatee High School junior will tutor math, science, basic computing skills. Patrick, 941-524-5686.

KIDS FOR HIRE ads are FREE for Island youths under 16 looking for work. Ads must be placed in person at The Islander newspaper office, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

HELP WANTED

PART-TIME REPORTER sought for Island weekly news, features and city beat opportunity. Must be qualified, experienced and willing to work part-time. E-mail introduction, resume to news@islander.org.

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY

RESTAURANT: ISLAND BREAKFAST/lunch eatery. Profitable, charming, easy to run. Confidentiality agreement required. $95,000. Longview Realty, 941-383-6112.

SERVICES

LET US DRIVE YOU! Airports, cruise ports. Flat rates. Anna Maria Sunshine Car Service. 941-778-5476.

COMPUTER OBEDIENCE TRAINING. Is your computer misbehaving? Certified computer service and private lessons. Special $40/hour. Free advice. 941-545-7508.

ISLAND PRESSURE CLEANING, wash away mildew, dirt, salt. Thorough, reasonable, reliable. Free estimates, licensed, insured. 941-778-0944.

PROFESSIONAL I.T. SERVICES: Complete computer solutions for business and home. Installation, repair, upgrade, networking, Web services, wireless services. Richard Ardabell, network engineer, 941-778-5708, or cell 216-509-1945.

ISLAND COMPUTER GUY, 37 years experience. On-site PC repairs, upgrades, buying assistance and training. Call Bill, 941-778-2535.

TOTAL DOOR AND Window Service: Repairs, replacements, sales, parts, storm catcher hurricane covers, Simonton windows, Plastpro doors, ODL inserts. TDWSINC@msn.com. 941-730-1399.

ISLAND PET NANNY: Loving in-home care for your pets. Longtime Island resident, background check, references. Karen Robinson, 941-779-2830 or 941-730-5693.

GRACE'S CLEANING SERVICE: Licensed and bonded. Reasonable rates. Call for estimate. 941-448-4495.

LIGHT CARPENTRY, HOME repairs, handyman work, deck repairs, dock repairs, etc. Retired tradesman, Island resident. No job too small. Call Steve Doyle 941-778-1708.

HELPING HANDS HOUSEKEEPING: Island resident. From maintenance cleaning to deep cleaning, let me help you. Taking new clients weekly and bi-weekly. Call Christine, 813-781-6215.

HOMES OR OFFICES cleaned by an honest and reliable woman. Call May at 941-746-3535.

KAY’S CLEANING: RESIDENTIAL. Great attention to detail. 15 years experience. References available. 941-773-0503.

Web site? Need help? Call JC, 941-487-7487.

ISLAND MERMAIDS CLEANING and Co.: 34 years of happy customers. Mom-Watch, Pet-Watch, Storm-Check, windows, etc. Rentals our specialty. 941-792-1000.

DESIGNER FOR HIRE! All your graphic needs covered! Web design. Call Jon at Smashcat Studios, or 941-545-0192.

BEACH SERVICE air conditioning, heat, refrigeration. Commercial and residential service, repair and/or replacement. Serving Manatee County and the Island since 1987. For dependable, honest and personalized service, call William Eller, 941-795-7411. CAC184228.

ANYONE CAN TAKE a picture. A professional creates a portrait. I want to be at your wedding! www.jackelka.com. 941-778-2711.

NADIA'S EUROSAGE Relaxing, healing massage in the comfort of your home. Call today for an appointment, 941-795-0887. MA#0017550.

CHECK MY HOUSE! When you're away, we stay close to home. We provide full house checking services to ensure your house is secure while you are away. Call 941-928-8735, or e-mail check.my.house@verizon.netfor details.

UPSCALE NAIL SALON: Nails on the Island. 30 years experience. Gift boutique, nail products, handbags, jewelry and sunglasses. 9908 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Call for an appointment. Now offering in-home pedicure services. 941-713-5244.

TILE AND MOSAIC custom installation, 20 years experience. References available. For a reasonable price, call Sebastian, 941-704-6719.

MUSIC LESSONS WITH Koko Ray. Island studio open now. Instruction in flute, clarinet, saxophone, guitar and piano. 941-778-8323, or evenings, 941-758-0395. 315 58th St., Studio I, Holmes Beach.

LAWN and GARDEN

CONNIE'S LANDSCAPING INC. Residential and commercial. Full-service lawn maintenance, landscaping, cleanups, hauling and more! Insured. 941-778-5294.

ISLAND LAWN SPRINKLER service and repair. Your complete irrigation repair company. Call 941-778-2581.

TREES BY BREEZE Inc.: Custom landscapes, tree trimming, property maintenance. Insured. Since 1988. Chris, 941-778-2837.

ECONOMY TREE TRIMMING, hedges, mulching. Lowest prices starting at $15. 12-year Island resident. Cell 941-951-1833.

JR'S LANDSCAPING AND MAINTENANCE Lawns, native plants, mulching, trimming, hauling, cleanups. Island resident 25 years. Call 941-807-1015.

LANDSCAPING

STRAIGHT SHOT LANDSCAPE. For all your landscape needs. Shell $45/yard. Call Shark Mark. 941-301-6067.

KARAZ LANDSCAPE LAWN service. Mulch, clean ups, power washing, tree trimming and more. Cell, 941-448-3857.

15 years Island experience. Licensed and insured plus unbeatable prices. Call Allen anytime. Cell 941-224-8569.

SHELL DELIVERED AND spread. $45/yard. Hauling all kinds of gravel, mulch, top soil with free estimates. Call Larry at 941-795-7775, "shell phone" 941-720-0770.

HOME IMPROVEMENT

VAN-GO PAINTING residential/commercial, interior/exterior, pressure cleaning, wallpaper. Island references. Bill, 941-795-5100.

TILE -TILE -TILE. All variations of ceramic tile supplied and installed. Quality workmanship, prompt, reliable, many Island references. Call Neil, 941-726-3077.

CUSTOM REMODELING EXPERT. All phases of carpentry, repairs and painting. Insured. Meticulous, clean, sober and prompt. Paul Beauregard, 941-779-2294.

GRIFFIN'S HOME IMPROVEMENTS Inc. Handyman, fine woodwork, countertops, cabinets and shutters. Insured and licensed, 941-748-4711.

JERRY'S HOME REPAIR: Carpentry work, handyman, light plumbing, electrical, light hauling, pressure washing. Call 941-778-6170 or 447-2198.

EXPERIENCED BUILDING CONTRACTOR: Carl V. Johnson Jr. Inc. New homes, porches, decks, remodel, repairs, etc. Quality work. Fair price! 941-795-1947. Lic.#RR0066450.

Affordable quality work. 941-720-2906.

PAINT: AVERAGE ROOM, $75. Customer supplies paint. Exterior, one story. Pressure washing. Free estimates. New phone number! 941-721-7521.

GABBARD MASONRY INC.: Custom stone and brick. Fireplaces, pools, Jacuzzis, fire pits, grills, landscape, patios. Paver brick, stone, glass block. Licensed and insured, free estimates. 941-792-5206.

CT HANDYMAN SERVICE: Island resident. Any home improvement needs from remodel, tile, paint to even changing a light bulb. Licensed. Call Ted at 813-785-1987.

WINDOW SHADES, BLINDS, shutters and more. Lifetime warranty. Call Keith Barnett for a free in-home consultation. Island references, 15 years experience. 941-778-3526 or 730-0516.

RENTALS

WEEKLY/MONTHLY/ANNUAL rentals: wide variety, changes daily. SunCoast Real Estate, 941-779-0202, or 1-800-732-6434. www.suncoastinc.com.

SANDPIPER 55-PLUS: Available Sept. 1. 2BR/1BA, furnished, bay water-view, walk to beaches, carport, No smoking/pets. $675/month. 941-545-8923.

TROPICAL WATERFRONT: KEY Royale. 2BR/2BA pool, spa, two boat lifts, designer interior, six month to annual rental, $2,300/month. Available Oct. 1. 941-730-1086.

3BR/2BA SEASONAL: Heart of Anna Maria. Weekly, monthly, steps to beach, coffee shop, theater, shops, restaurants. 941-737-9662.

ANNUAL 2BR/1BA GROUND-level duplex, porch. Anna Maria City, Spring Avenue. $875/month includes water and trash. 941-778-7003.

STUDIO OR 1BR/1BA apartments for rent. Unfurnished. Close to beaches. First month plus security to move in. No pets. Year lease.  941-792-0411, after 4 p.m.

GREAT LOCATION: HARBOR Pines. Large 2BR/2BA. Very nice, ground floor, screened porch, freshly painted, tile floors, washer/dryer connections, water, cable, close to MCC, Bayshore High School, shopping. Annual $725/month. Last month free! 941-650-3476.

THE SANCTUARY: 1BR/1BA, washer and dryer, water included, on lake, screened porch, carpeting, close to MCC, shopping. Annual rental $700/month. Last month free! Call 941-650-3476.

ROOMMATE: $125/week, includes utilities. Pool, washer and dryer. Background check required. Holmes Beach. 941-778-5080.

OFFICE, RETAIL, PROFESSIONAL space. 625 sf, $500/month. Also 1,800 sf. 8799 Cortez Road. 1-800-952-1206.

WATERFRONT KEY WEST STYLE with dock. Furnished, walk to beach. Off-season rates, $125/night, $775/week. 941-794-5980. www.divefish.com.

WANTED: ANNUAL RENTAL. 2BR/2BA close to beach, room to store kayak and bike. On Anna Maria Island. Call Dan, 941-705-5561. 

4BR/4BA IN NORTHWEST Bradenton for rent. Two blocks from boat ramp. $1,400/month. Call 941-224-0677.

LARGE DUPLEX: 2,000 sf with garage. Sunny Shores. Quiet, close to beaches. Available now. $800/month. 941-962-7574.

2BR/2BA SEASONAL RENTAL: Direct spectacular water views at Westbay Point & Moorings. Tennis, heated pools, Jacuzzi. Available December 2009 through April 2010. Seasonal only. Call Ann, 203- 259-4769.

CORTEZ AREA: CLOSE to beach. Available immediately. 2BR/1BA, carport, nice yard, utility room with washer and dryer. $775/month. 50 percent off first month rent! No pets. Call 513-292-0808. 

WOW! ACROSS FROM beach, remodeled 2BR/1BA annual rental, 707 S. Bay Blvd., Anna Maria. $975/month. 941-567-6409.

OCTOBER-NOVEMBER VACATION rental. 2BR/2BA townhouse, pool and boat dock. $499/week. Real Estate Mart, 941-756-1090.

SEASONAL OR WEEKLY cottage-style rentals. 1BR/1BA or 2BR/1BA with pool. Walk to beach, shopping, restaurants. 941-778-3426. Web site 2spinnakers.com.

REAL ESTATE

MOBILE HOME: 1BR/1BA. One mile from Anna Maria Island. You own the land. Not a co-op. No monthly fees. Steps to water. Great condition. Free boat ramp access. $74,900. 513-470-3851.

BUILD WEALTH! Call or e-mail for our free brochure. Discover how easy it is to build wealth through short sales and foreclosures. Adkins Florida Group, Wagner Realty. Free@AdkinsFloridaGroup.com. 941-713-0635.

NEW CANALFRONT HOME: 4BR/4.5BA. Study, den, lanai, pool. $1,450,000. Brokers protected. 215 Chilson, Anna Maria. 941-567-6600.

WOW! CANAL HOME, $599,000. Remodeled 3BR/2BA, two-car garage, move-in ready. Pool with hot tub, great seawall and 16,000-lb. boat lift. For sale by owner. Won’t last. Call 863-581-6661.

SACRIFICE: DUPLEX 2BR/1.5BA and 1BR/1BA, mid-Island. $260,000. 3501 Sixth Ave., Holmes Beach. Call 813-645-8738.

“DISTRESS” SALE: BANK foreclosures. Island and mainland properties. Free list with pictures. Call Vince Meaney, 941-315-1501. www.manateeareaforeclosures.com.

ISLAND "FIXER-UPPERS” from $289,900. These homes need work. From $289,900. Call Vince Meaney, Horizon Realty, 941-315-1501.

SHOREWALK Bradenton. 2BR/2BA condo. Turnkey furnished. On-site management and short-term rentals. Virtual tour, MLS M5807253. $155,000. Call Pam Edgington, 941 812 6324. Prudential Florida Realty. www.gopam.com.

WATERFRONT CANAL HOME in Key Royale, Holmes Beach. Tastefully remodeled 3BR/2BA with large caged pool and spa. Boat dock and xeriscaped lot. Sacrifice at $549,000 or best offer. Owner, Realtor, 941-356-1456 or 941-756-1090.

PRICE REDUCED: DUPLEX on two deeded lots, both units 2BR/1.5BA, elevated, park under building. $450,000. Call owner: 941-730-2606.

FLORIDA, OUT-OF-STATE

7998+/-ACRES: TENNESSEE land auctions, 10 a.m. Oct 24. Large tracts. Small tracts. Five acres. 2,699+/-acres. Waterfront, pasture, hunting, lake, homesites. www.CertifiedRealEstateAuctions.com. 800-711-9175. David Hudgins. TNAULIC 5232.

OWNER MUST SELL. Four-plus acres, $57,300. Nice oak trees, private access to lake. All utilities in. Ready to build when you are! Financing available. Call now, 866-352-2249. www.fllandoffer.com. 

A BANK REPO! 5BR/4BA, $317/month. 3BR foreclosure, $199/month. Five percent down, 15 years at 8 percent APR. For listings, 800-366-9783, ext. 5853. 

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