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Vol. 17 No. 19 - February 22, 2017



THE BEST VOLUNTEER position on the island. The AMI Historical Museum needs docents and bread makers. Call Lynn at 813-758-3234 or

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).


RED CROSS CERTIFIED baby sitter. Honor student. Call or text Isabel 941-545-7995


ISLAND BOAT SALES-Now's the time. Snowbirds are Here. All Boats Sell. "Business On A Hand Shake" Call Dave/Owner 941-228-3489


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 CLEANING and WINDOW WASHING residential, commercial & resorts. Roofs, buildings, houses, driveways. Paver Sealing & Cleaning etc. Call 941-565-3935


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


LOCAL MAINTENANCE and PEST control company looking for service technician, Must be self-starter, team player, experience helpful but willing to train right person. Call 941 713-4673 to schedule interview


CAPT. MAC GREGORY Fishing Charters. Full Day, Half Day, Night, Inshore & Near Shore. 941-809-5783 U.S.C.G. Certified/Insured


ROSER THRIFT SHOP and ANNEX, Open 9:30am.-2 pm Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and 10am. – 1pm. on Saturday.  Donations preferred on Wednesdays  9am. -11pm.  511 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. 941-779-2733.

AMI SANDPIPER WOMEN’S CLUB Garage Sale 2601 Gulf Dr February 25. 8am-2pm. Coffee & Donuts. Lunch Available. Bake Sale.

FLEA MARKET RADERS REEF parking lot Sunday February 26. 8am-4pm 5508 Marina Dr. Antiques, collectibles, jewelry, furniture, misc. items

ANNUAL FLEA MARKET Saturday, February 25. 8am-1pm. Palma Sola Harbor Condos 9400 Cortez Road W. Appliances Furniture, House wares Clothing, Sport equipment, Jewelry, linens, books, bikes, Artwork . Coffee, Donuts  & Lunch available.   

EVERYTHING UNDER THE SUN Four families moving sale. Furniture, household, garden goods. 9am-1pm Saturday February 25. No early Birds ( they only get worms). 4105 43rd Ave West Bradenton

MOVING SALE 9am-3pm Friday, Saturday February 24-25 Antiques, Kitchen, tools, yard, beach. 119 52 St. Holmes Beach

ANNUAL STREET SALE, Pines Trailer Park next to the Historical Bridge St Pier. Homemade pies, Sloppy Joes, treasures, something for everyone. Sat, Feb. 25, 8am-2pm and Sun., Feb 26, 9am-1pm.

SIDEWALK SALE - Palma Sola Thrift Shop. Everything $1. Quality Furniture & Home Décor 50% to 75% off. Selling down store completely. Awesome deals, Come out and see us! 9516 Cortez Rd West. 2 miles past Cortez Bridge in Mount Vernon Plaza. Questions call Carol 941-812-7679

LONGBOAT KEY'S Biggest and Best ROYAL RUMMAGE SALE at St. Mary, Star of the Sea Church, 4280 Gulf of Mexico Drive.  Friday, March 3,  NOON-4 PM, $5 admission.  Saturday, March 4, 9AM - 1PM, Free Admission.  


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. License # CRC1327296. Call Jerry Kern 941-778-1115

“HONEY DO" HOME Repairs & Handyman Services. 35 yrs experience. Painting, drywall, tile, woodwork. All tasks. Call 941-896-5256 or 941-807-5256

HANDYMAN.  RETIRED ENGINEER. Free estimates. “No job too Small”. Repairs, replacements, improvements, wall TV’s, shelves, cabinets, calking etc. Call Jim 941-448-7806 

GET’R DONE DRYWALL, INC Specializing in Remodels & Repairs. Island Resident for 18 years. Call Neil Cell 941-962-1194 

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.  

WALY PRECISION PAINTING:  painting, drywall, stucco, and remodeling, commercial/residential, licensed & insured. Call 941-448-1928 or 941-465-6324

BESPOKE SERVICES, MASTER CARPENTER for all home & office repairs. Also painting, decorating, decking & dock repairs,. Large or small works. Reasonable Rates! Island guy for Island work. Call RICHARD 941-448-3571  

SHEETROCK/DRYWALL REPAIRS install & finish. STUCCO Repairs. All wall & ceiling textures. All home maintenance & repairs. 30 years experience. Free Estimates! Call 941-321-0482


R. GAROFALO’S Interlocking brick pavers, driveways, patios, pool decks. Free estimates. Licensed & Insured. Call Rafael 941-778-4823 or Veronik 941-526-7941  

SHELL DELIVERED AND spread $55/yd. Hauling all kinds of gravel, mulch, top soil with free estimates. Call Larry at 941-795-7775, "shell phone" 941-720-0770   

STRAIGHT SHOT LANDSCAPE. Specializing in Old Florida Seashell driveways and scapes. Also Rock, Mulch, & Soil. Free estimates. Call Shark Mark 941-301-6067


NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE NORMS TOWING gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 3/1/2017 9:00am at 1855 63rd Ave E Bradenton FL 34203 pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. NORMS TOWING reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids
2000 Saturn Vin 1G8ZR12791Z224016
1998 Saturn Vin 1G8k5274WZ260389


LOST KAYAK BIMINI BAY Floated away on Sunday nights storm. Tan Feather Lite. Please call 941-778-3057

LOST ENVELOPE WITH Money in it. Border of Holmes Beach & Bradenton Beach. REWARD 361-944-0167

LOST HEAVY GOLD CHAIN with Blue Stone near 47th Ave in Holmes Beach on December 26. REWARD! Call 908-963-1702

LOST MY GRANDMOTHER'S gold wedding band (initials inside and date) at Coquina Beach area. Reward. Call 407-579-1621

LOST TENNIS BRACELET Gold with Diamonds around. Near Dog Park or Publix. REWARD! Call 941-778-2494


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

BAYSIDE COMMERCIAL PAINTING. David Padyani Call 941-565-9446 or Larry Zimmer 941-224-8123 Licensed & Insured  

PROFESSIONAL PAINTING SERVICES. Prompt & Reliable. Meticulous, Thorough, Quality Workmanship. Interior/Exterior. Wall paper removal.. Also minor repairs & carpentry. Free written detailed estimates. Bill Witaszek 941-307-9315


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 

EXPERIENCED PETSITTER. LOVING care in home pet sitting.  Reliable older woman will provide love to your babies while you are away.. References provided. Call 423-483-8059


FOUR SEASONS POOL SERVICE. AMI & West Bradenton.  Certified Pool Operator. Residential/commercial. Chemical Service 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


LOOKING FOR A highly motivated real estate broker to buy or sell your next home? Darcie Duncan, Broker Duncan Real Estate a lifelong island resident bringing success to her customers for 26 years. Proven track record brings you results! 941-725-1589

STARTING FROM THE UPPER 200’s. Only minutes from the beach, this new active adult community is perfectly located just south of Manatee Ave, off Village Green Pkwy. Perfectly designed, open 2BR or 3BR/2BA plus den & 2CG floor plans. Luxurious amenities, pool, spa, gym, pickle ball and fenced-in dog park. HOA only $190/month. Models open daily. Contact us 941-254-3330

106 WILLOW RENOVATED Cottage. 1 in from Beach, beautiful pool/spa. Lush landscaping $1,197,000. Call Charles Buky Coldwell Banker 941-228-6086 

FIND REAL ESTATE at Call Sandra Glantz 941-799-9229 Licensed Real Estate Professional with Wagner Realty.  Call for free market analysis.

PERICO ISLAND GREAT WATER views ground floor condo 2BR/2BA, plantation shutters, new tile, new kitchen, granite, stainless appliances, crown molding, sunroom, Sharon Hightower Re/Max Alliance Group 941-330-5054.  $307,900.  

CANAL FRONT BAY VIEW 3BR/3BA dock & lift, 2 car garage W. Bradenton CONDO 2,376 sq.ft. Island Real Estate Call AL Galletto 941-232-2216

BAY FRONT HOME Palma Sola W. Bradenton 4000sq.ft. 4BR/3.5BA 4 car garage. Stunning cathedral ceilings. No Island traffic!  Island Real Estate Ask AL Galletto 941-232-2216

SPECTACULAR BAY VIEWS! This spacious home sits on an estate sized lot. Pool, boating, privacy - Life is good! $1,489,000. Wagner Realty, Karen Day Fineout 941-518-3682

SAN REMO SHORES Deep Water Canal 2BR/2BA/1.5, Pool, Wet Bar, $439,000 Call 941-932-0701

LONGBOAT HARBOUR CANAL FRONT Condo 1BR/1BA sleeps 6.  New kitchen, wood floors, sold furnished, gated community, beach to bay complex. 4 pools, kayak launch, bike storage. Must see Sharon Hightower Re/Max Alliance Group 941-330-5054. $249,900.  

FOR SALE THE PORCH HOUSE Adorable old Florida pool home two blocks to Beach via White Ave Anna Maria . 2BR/2BA pool . Property very high dry no flooding! Fenced yard. &599,900 Brenda Boyd May Broker/Owner 941-730-8589


ANNUAL RENTALS WANTED ! We have well qualified tenants for beach and mainland annual rentals, Full management or Finders fee. Call today for details. Ask for Ed 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.

W BRADENTON, POINTE WEST: 2BR/2BA ground floor villa w/carport, screen patio & full laundry.  Comm. pool, cable & water incl. in $1150 rent. First, last, sec. & credit check req..  Call Island Real Estate at 941-778-6066

ANNUAL RENTAL HOLMES BEACH 2BR/2BA with office/ laundry room, deck, storage room. $1650/mo Small & medium pets accepted. Call 941-704-4591


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-$800/wk 941-704-7525 or 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!

SEASONAL RENTALS AVAILABLE:  March, April,& May June. HOLMES BEACH: 2BR/1BA ground level. Block to Gulf. ANNA MARIA (monthly minimum): 2BR/2BA & 2BR/1BA Both ground level and Close to Beach. 2BR/1BA Gulf Front. Second story. Horizon Realty of Anna Maria 941-778-0426

WEST COAST TREASURE 3BR/2BA fully furnished home. Available now! NW Bradenton (Palma Sola). 4 miles from Beach. Nightly/Weekly/Monthly. Reasonable Rental Rates. Call 941-201-2190  

GULF DRIVE BRADENTON BEACH 2BR/1BA full kitchen ground floor. Direct TV, porch 75 steps from beach. Beautiful. Available March – May. 90 day minimum Call 813-917-5270

HOLMES BEACH RUNAWAY BAY Condo. Ground floor 2BR/2BA. Pool & tennis. No Pets/Smoking. Walk to Beach. Available Now! Call 941-779-1043  

LAST MINUTE CANCELLATION February: 5BR/5BA GULF FRONT HOME in Anna Maria $3200 per week. MARCH: 2BR/1BA Apartment, one house from beach $2200/mo. 2BR/2BA Canal Front Villa with Boat dock in Holmes Beach $2200/mo. 2BR/2BA Sunbow Bay Condo, pool & tennis $3200/mo. 3BR/3BA Canal Front Home in Anna Maria heated pool & spa $2000/weekly. Call Green Real Estate 941-778-0455

NORTH SHORE DRIVE, Anna Maria. 3BR/2BA Seasonal Rental across the street from Gulf. Heated Pool.


AMI TAXI metered-on-call-cards accepted. Airport: Tampa $85, Sarasota $35, Clearwater $75, Fort Meyers $150, Orlando $150. Call 800-301-4816.,  

ANYTIME TRANSPORTATION to all airports, appointments, casino, cruises, etc. Tampa $60. Sarasota $30. Pets welcome. Very dependable. Reasonable rates.  Contact Jeanne. 941-779-5095

ADMIRAL TOWN CAR Professional chauffeur, taxi prices! Airports (1@ $75, 10 $150 to Tampa), Appointments anywhere. Credit cards accepted. Phil 941-320-1120, Licensed & Insured

ROGER'S AIRPORT SERVICE. Tampa, St. Pete/Clearwater, Sarasota/Bradenton. Call Roger 941-773-1469

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