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Title: Venice gondolier sun.
Uniform Title: Venice gondolier sun
Alternate Title: Venice gondolier
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Publication Date: December 28, 2005
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Subject: Newspapers. -- Venice (Fla.)
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THIS SECTION 4A
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How now,
sea cow
Manatees are on
the move into
harm's way.


City's checks and balances under review


A committee to be appointed in January
will evaluate whether to make the city's police,
fire and financial chiefs answerable
to the city manager.


BY JJ. ANDREWS
ASSISTANT EDITOR

In. the words of Venice
Police Chief Jim Hanks, the
city's charter is set up so that,
"No one person can run
amok, and I think that's what
you want."
City council members
aren't so sure if that's what
they want. On Jan. 10, they
will appoint five residents to


the Charter Review Com-
mittee. The committee's task:
to evaluate proposals to
change council member
term limits, limit public dis-
closure of management aud-
its and consolidate super-
visory power within the city
manager's office.
Any changes the commit-
tee might recommend would
have to be approved by city
voters.


All three ideas have already
sparked plenty of debate,
especially since each of the
changes would affect Ven-
ice's system of checks and
balances.
Perhaps the largest change
would be giving the city
manager the power to hire,
fire and discipline the fi-
nance director, fire chief and
police chief. All three cur-
rently report to city council.
That additional buffer
zone was useful for Hanks
several years ago, when the
FBI was ,investigating former
City Manager George Hunt
and only Hanks knew ahead
of time.


"It would be an awkward
position, if it was (the city
manager he reported to) in-
stead of council," Hanks said.
"I can only surmise that
whoever was smart enough
to put our charter together,
that may be one of the rea-
sons why they decided to
have council in charge, just
like with the finance director."
Checks and balances
Nearly every person inter-
viewed highlighted how Ven-
ice's city charter is loaded
with checks and balances,
The four charter officer,
positions keep key areas sep-
arate from one another so


that council has the final say
on all public records (city
clerk), day-to-day operations
(city manager), legal matters
(city attorney) and money
(finance director).
On top of that, only city
council can hire, fire or disci-
pline the police and fire
chiefs.
Acting Finance Director
JoAnne Lounsbury has work-
ed hand-in-hand with City
Manager Marty Black for the
16 months Venice has been
without a full-time director,
and her temporaryy" charter
status has never gotten in the
Please see CITY, 5A


THIS SECTION 1OA
Leave a legacy
Double your money,
double the good you do.


Sarasota aces


class-size


compliance


Neighboring districts will have their budgets
reallocated by the Florida Department of
Education to comply with class-size limits.


SEA TURTLES: DANGER'S A 'SHORE' THING


BY GREG GILES
STAFF WRITER


THIS SECTION I 12A
Clinical
exam
It's always baseball
season in the Sunshine
State.


Sarasota is ahead of the
game when it comes to meet-
ing class-size reduction ef-
forts, but neighboring school
districts didn't fare as well.
The Manatee County
School District will be forced
to ante up almost $2.4 .mil-
lion, while the Charlotte


County School District will
be forced to transfer $81,455
from its operating budget
into a separate capital outlay
account for class size by the
Florida Department of Edu-
cation because they didn't
meet class-size reduction
limits;
Tuesday, Education Com-
Please see CLASS-SIZE, 6A


STATEWIDE DISTRICT CLASS-SIZE AVERAGES


Year 2002-03
Year 2003-04
Year 2004-05
Year 2005-06


Grades PreK-3
23.07
20.54
18.98

18.16


Change from 2002-03 (4.91)


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Grades 4-8
24.16
22.43
21.32
20.48
(3.68)


Grades 9-12
24.10
24.06
23.73
22.96
(1.14)


Source: Florida Department of Education



Signatures gathered,


but now need

to be counted

A proposed constitutional change would
turn political redistricting over to
a 15-member commission. So far, more
than 1,200 petition signatures from Sarasota
County voters have been verified.,


BY JACK GURNEY
PELICAN PRESS


One of the most ambitious
efforts ever mounted to clean
up Florida's system of gerry-
mandered political districts
- and eliminate one of the
most egregious examples in
Sarasota County is being
applauded by local govern-
ment watchdog groups that
have pitched in to help.
"It is the most significant
push of this type that I've
ever seen," said Pat Price, a


Siesta Key resident and pres-.
ident of the Sarasota County
Chapter of the League of
Women Voters. "There will be
a big fight ahead once we get
this on the statewide ballot."
On Nov. 7, 2006, voters
throughout Florida may have
a chance to decide whether
the way state political dis-
tricts are currently drawn
remains in the hands of
Tallahassee lawmakers or is
turned over to a 15-member
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2005 took a toll on turtles


Poor lighting enforcement, savage storms and
red tide challenged sea turtles of every age.


BY KIM COOL
FEATURES EDITOR


In the sea turtle world,
size doesn't seem to matter
very much.
Since the end of the 2005
sea turtle season (May 1-
Oct. 31), a growing mound
of evidence indicates that
this was an especially diffi-
cult season for Venice area
sea turtles whether 2-
inch hatchlings or 200-
pound nesting females.
Both hatchlings and
adult sea turtles can be dis-
oriented by lights; injured
by careless boaters and fish-
ermen; and affected by
pollution and eaten by
predators.
This past summer, they
also had to deal with the
city's beach renourishment,
increased incidences of red
tide bloom and a seeming
disregard to lighting ordi-


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11A PETS
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11A COFFEE BREAK
12A DEAR ABBY
2A IN SHAPE


nances in Venice.
"Mote's early evidence
notes that most of the dis-
orientations were related to
Venice Beach, and particu-
larly from lighting emanat-
ing from the airport, as a
consequence of many nests
relocated just south."
'Although the city of
Venice assures us that they
are working to resolve the
issues, these inspection
results indicated that 54'
percent of the violations
(50 of 93) were repeat
offenders, documented in
previous years, some even
causing multiple disorien-
tations."
The quotes above are
from a Sea Turtle Conser-
vation and Research Pro-
gram newsletter issued at
season's end by Mote Ma-
rine Laboratory.
Disoriented by artificial
light from cars, beachfront


condos or lights used by
people on the beach, turtles
can be stranded in roads
and parking lots, where
they often are crushed by
cars, if not eaten by birds of
prey or other predators.
Nesting turtles come
ashore during the warmest
.months of the year, return-
ing as often as nine times
during a season to make
nests and lay eggs.
Most females begin
nesting when 15-20 years
of age and continue for as
long as 32 years. Adults
typically weigh 200-350
pounds. Their thick shells
seems to offer protection
from shark bites but, judg-
ing by the number of
injured turtles taken to
Mote each year,. the shells
do not offer total protection
from human causes.
As nests may yield 100
or more eggs, and fewer
than one of every 1,000
hatchlings is likely to reach
Please see TURTLES, 6A


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PHOTO COURTSS' OF VENICE ARCHIVES


The building at 221 W. Miami Ave., built 1926, was the
real estate office of H. N. "Bud"Wimmers. When the boom
(1925-29) turned to bust (1930-31), Wimmers was
appointed receiver for the Brotherhood of Locomotive
Engineers Realty Corp. and closed the company's busi-
ness affairs in Venice. In addition to operating his own
real estate office, Wimmers worked as a business repre-
sentative for the Florida Power and Light Co., Peninsular
Telephone Co., Western Union Telegraph Co. and the
Venice Waterworks. Newcomers could buy their homes
and get their utilities connected in one stop.


Weather folklore can tell us
how cold a winter will be.
Look at the acorns.
If acorns are few,,, a mild
winter is in store. If there is a
bumper crop of acorns, a
hard, cold winter lies ahead.
Since winter began a week
ago, we need to know if we're
going to freeze in the months
ahead.
The acorn indicator is trou-
bling.
Tropical Bob can say with
certainty that he has never
seen as many acorns as the
oaks are producing this year.
They fall onto T.B.'s roof like
hail in a spring thunderstorm.
Gleeful squirrels are going
nuts.
And T.B. is bracing for


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From the Dec. 30, 1997, Venice Gondolier Sun.


STEVE REILLY
STAFF WRITER
Burglary and arson are
suspected in a fire that
destroyed the portable class-
room used by Lemon Bay
High School's Navy Junior.
ROTC unit.
The Englewood Area Fire;
Control District received a
call on the ire about 9:30 p.m.
Sunday. The fire was first dis-


covered by a Charlotte
County Sheriff's deputy, offi-
cials said.
The ROTC trailer is one of
four double-wide manufac-
tured units used as portable
classrooms. The portables on
either side of the ROTC build-
ing were undamaged.
According to investigators,
the fire started in the area
used as an office by the
school's ROTC instructors,


Chuck Laipply and Rick Ellis.
The rest of the portable suf-
fered smoke damage.
In the fire, Laipply lost the
original certificates com-
memorating the award of his
Bronze Star and his Purple
Heart.
Lisa Brower, a law enforce-
ment official with the state
fire marshal's Bureau of Fire
and Arson Investigation, said
Monday she found signs that
one of the classroom's doors
had been pried open and that


someone had set the fire.
"We believe there was a
burglary," she said. "I don't
believe it was set with a
flammable liquid, but I do
believe it was intentionally
set. By state statute, it is an
arson because it was started
in the commission of a
felony."
From the remains of the
fire, a key was found in the
charred lock of a desk. Extra
keys were kept in the desks of
the instructors.


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to give details as to what she
discovered, pending further
investigation. She said she
planned to work closely with
Charlotte County Sheriff's


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The sheriff's office already
plans to pursue leads it has on
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Water authority evolves into major supplier


2005 brought an expansion pact and new powers
to the regional entity, which supplies water to
four counties.


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BY GREG MARTIN
STAFFWRITER


The Peace River Manasota
Regional Water Supply Au-
thority not only launched a
project to triple its capacity in
2005, it also retooled to play a
more autonomous role in
meeting regional water
demands in the future.
Those developments
made the water authority an
important story in 2005,
because the region's phe-
nomenal growth rate will
exceed its water supply
capacity unless more alterna-
tive sources are tapped. And.
the authority's position as a
regional supplier could help
local governments avoid
"water wars."
For the four-county board
of the authority, those accom-
plishments came after a year
of contentious negotiations.'
The negotiations came over
the authority's proposed con-
tract to allocate the water and
costs from its long-envi-
sioned water plant expansion
project.
The efforts culminated
Oct. 5, when the authority
signed a Master Water Supply
Contract to launch the $130
million project, to be cornm-
pleted by 2009.
It will expand the authori-
ty's Peace River Water Plant
from 18 million gallons per
day to 32.7 mgd and its reser-
voir from 600 million gallons
to 6 billion gallons.
The authority was estab-
lished in the early 1990s to tap
the Peace River as a regional
source and build pipelines to
interconnect supplies
between Charlotte, Sarasota,


DeSoto and Manatee coun-
ties. North Port is also a bulk
customer.
No apology
Charlotte County Com-
missioner Adam Cummings,
who has represented the
Charlotte on the authority for
the past 11 years, may not
have won many new friends
on the board in 2005.
He proved himself a stick-
ler on details in the contract
to account for his county's
previous investments in the
authority's existing water
plant and reservoir. Some-
times, he had to repeatedly
ask for changes to the con-
tract before the document,
drafted by authority staff,
reflected the changes, he said.
In early -December,
Cummings rated the authori-
ty's executive director a "zero"
on his annual evaluation. The
director proved to be the
"biggest obstacle" in the con-
tract negotiations, Cum-
mings wrote.
On Dec. 19, however,
Cummings had to defend
himself from an attempt by
Commission Chairman Tom
Moore to replace him on the
authority board.
Cummings won reap-
pointment by a 3-2 consen-
sus.


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The Peace River Manasota Regional Water Supply Authority signed a Master Water Supply Contract to launch a $130 million
water plant expansion project, to be completed by 2009. It will expand the authority's Peace River plant from 18 million gallons
per day to 32.7 mgd and its reservoir from 600 million gallons to 6 billion gallons.


Cummings said he tries to
maintain a good relationship
with the authority, but he
won't sacrifice the people he
represents for the sake of one.
"That price is too high,"
Cummings added. "The point
is, I'm not going to apologize
for doing a good job."


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More authority
The water deal also includ-
ed interlocal agreements that
give the authority more,
authority to develop addi-
tional water sources in the
future.
One clause, for example,
gives the authority the abili-


ty for the first time to devel-
op new water sources even
without a customer de-
manding the new water or
pledging to pay for the pro-
ject.
Asked if the deal was "his-
toric," Lehman replied,
'Absolutely."


"This agreement will
ensure we can develop the
supplies we need in a fair,
step-wise and affordable
fashion," Lehman said.
"The fact this board
reached this leyel of coopera-
tion without an impending
crisis is amazing," he added.


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Retreating from cold, manatees face new dangers


The water in canals,
bays and rivers is
warmer, but that's
where the mammals
are most likely to run
into boaters and vice
versa.

BY JEREMY COX
NAPLES DAILY NEWS

To steel himself against the
late-December chill, Mark
Mahoney pulled black gloves
over his hands and replaced
his mesh baseball cap with a
black stocking cap.
For extra protection
against the numbing wind,
the state wildlife officer
crouched slightly behind the
boat console' as he steered
through Rookery Bay's shal-
lows Thursday morning.
Mahoney's mission to stay
warm put him on par with a
highly endangered species
his agency is assigned to pro-
tect: the manatee.
When the mercury dips
below about 50 degrees, man-
atees begin seeking refuge in
deep canals, bays or rivers -
wherever it's warm. But doing
so puts them in the middle of
the busiest boating spots and
raises the, chances of a fatal
run-in with propeller blades.
One of the deadliest years
for manatees on record could
get worse if boaters don't pay
attention to marked manatee
zones, Mahoney warned.
In the effort to save the-
lumbering sea cow from
extinction, Mahoney and
other Florida Fish and
Wildlife Conservation
Commission officers are
among the last lines of
defense.
"Our agency gauges its
success on compliance, not


PHOTOS COURTESY OF NAPLES DAILY NEWS
Michele Good, talks with Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officer Mark Mahoney about aneinjured baby manatee found in the waters around
Everglades City on Thursday. Good, from the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Manatee Project based in Port Charlotte, said the baby sea cow was suf-
fering from cold stress. It was headed to the Lowry Park Zoo in Tampa for rehabilitation before it'is released.


on the number ofcitations we
give," Mahoney said. "If I have
to write 30 (citations), I'm not
doing my job. That means
we're not doing our job edu-
cation-wise."
Time and red tide
There are signs the


agency's %igilance is paying
off. During a statewide boat-
ing speed crackdown earlier
this month, officers issued
only three manatee warnings
over the course of a Saturday
and Sunday in Collier waters.
Still, this year is shaping up
as one of the deadliest on


record for manatees.
Biologists blame red tide, a
toxic algae bloom that poi-
sons marine life, for killing 79
sea cows along Florida's Gulf
Coast through November.
-' That month, the statewide
manatee death toll reached
358. Other causes of death


Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officer Mark Mahoney responds to a report of an injured manatee in the water
around Everglades City Thursday afternoon. As the weather gets colder, manatees move to deep canals, bays, and rivers seeking
warmer water, but also are at risk in busier boating spots.


include cold stress, getting
trapped in flood gates and
natural deaths. The record
was set in 1996, another bad
year for red tide, when 415
manatees died.
Win ter is a critical time for
manatees' survival, said
Laura Combs with the Save
the Manatee Club in Fort
Myers.
Although manatees weigh
as much as a compact car,
they are only covered with a
thin layer of skin and are very
susceptible to cold snaps.
"Right now, with the colder
temperatures, manatees are
heading to the warmer
waters, which they must do
because it's tough for them to
survive when the water
reaches below 68 degrees,"
Combs said.
She offers this advice: 'As
much as boaters can, obey
the speeds on the water-
ways."
No option
All of Florida is a manatee
zone, Mahoney said, but dif-
ferent waterways carry differ-
ent speed limits, just like
roads.
Boaters, for instance, can't
travel above idle speed on
Marco Island's canals. In Little
Hickory Bay in northern
Collier, the speed is 30 mph in
channels and 20 mph out-
side. The Imperial River in
Bonita Springs is slow speed.
Historically, watercraft-
related manatee deaths have
a lot to do with a waterway's


speed designation.
Since the state began
keeping records on manatee
mortalities in the early 1970s,
nearly two dozen deaths have
been recorded in the Faka-
Union Canal, more than dou-
ble the next-highest Collier
waterway. The canal connects
Port of the Islands with the
Gulf of Mexico.
Its slow-speed zone.tums.
that 3-mile trip to the
into-a--one-hour slog. Some
boaters-are-too impatient to
wait and decide to speed,
Mahoney said.
When manatees get hit in
the Faka-Union, "it's usually
fatal," he added.
In Lee County, the dead-
liest zone is the
Caloosahatchee River, with 68
deaths since careful record
keeping began, accounting
for nearly a third of all water-
craft-related manatee deaths
in Lee County.
Except for the teeth-chatter-
ing, there was little action on
Mahoney's morning patrol
Thursday. His first stop was a
rented pontoon boat with a
handful of men on deck, drink-
ing beer, from bottles and not
having much success at their
stated objective: fishing. !
Jim Demarco, 27, an expe-
rienced fisherman from
Pompano Beach on the east
coast, lumps manatee zones
in the same category as death
and taxes.
"Is it annoying? I guess. But
what other option do you
have?" he asked.


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For many people, Christ-
mas Day is one spent at home
surrounded by family, open-
ing presents and enjoying a
festive meal together.
For Frank Paolella, 43, a fire
department battalion chief,
all of the above was true on
Sunday, with only a few minor
variations.
"Home" for Paolella was a
fire station, where he was
working a 24-hour shift that
began at 7 a.m.
His "family" for the day
were his colleagues.
And all of them were hop-
ing they would get to finish
their prime rib dinner togeth-
er without being interrupted
by a fire, car crash, shooting
or other holiday tragedy that
would require their life-saving
services.
"I've had years that were
very busy, years that were
very quiet, and years that very
traumatic," said the 18-year
department veteran. "So far,
it's been pretty quiet, and
we're hoping it stays that way."


Only four of the depart-
ment's personnel were off for
the holiday, he said.
"Some of the young, single
guys switched schedules with
a few of the senior personnel
with families, so that they
could spend the day with
them," he said. "In this job,
working on the holidays just
goes with the territory."
Paolella said holiday tradi-
tions vary slightly from station
to station, but that a gift
exchange and a holiday meal
together were a Christmas,
staple among the men and
women of EMS,' who typically
work 24 hours at a stretch
with 48 hours off between
shifts.
"We spend a third of our
lives together," he said. "So it
really is like spending the
holiday with your family in a
lot of ways."
Paolella said his 16-year-
old son would receive his
Christmas present in a week
when he takes him on a ski
trip in West Virginia, an an-
nual ritual to which they
both look forward. ,
"He has a few small pre-


sents he got to open today,"
he said. "But he enjoys the
trips each year. We both look
forward to it."
Monday, Monday.
At Walgreens, pharmacist
intern Christina Toth, 21, said
working on the holiday was
no hardship for her.
'Actually, my family is cele-
brating tomorrow," said Toth,
a University of Florida student
who works 24 hours a week in
the store's pharmacy during
the holiday school break and
expects to get her doctorate
and.become a full-time prac-
ticing pharmacist in two years.
"I have six brothers and sisters
-- I'm the second oldest -
and we have relatives coming
down from Tampa. With all
our schedules being what they
are, it just made it easier to cel-
ebrate Christmas together on
Monday."
While picking up hours and
gaining valuable professional
experience appealed to Toth,
she said the additional wait
for the traditional opening of
presents is creating a distinct
hardship for her younger sib-


lings.
"The youngest is going to
be 12 in a few days," she said.
"We gave her a few presents
to open today, but she keeps
shaking and pulling on the
rest of them, trying to figure
out what they are and hoping
they might open accidentally
on purpose, if you know what
I mean. She can't wait."
Two out of three
Erika Ernst, 19, was taking
reservations at the River City
Grill, where she works as a
hostess.
"We're gofig to get slam-
med tonight," she said. "We've
got 350 coming, for dinner
between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.,
and we're turning people
away. We're booked solid."
Ernst, who moved to the
area from New Jersey to study
cosmetology and, lives with
her grandmother, said her
mother flew down for the
holiday, so she would have
preferred spending Christmas
Day at home with them.
"But I took off Thanksgiv-
ing to spend it with my mom-
up in New Tersey," she said.


SUN PHOTO BY DANA CLAUSING
Pharmacist intern Christina Toth and lan Faulk work at
Walgreens on Sunday, Christmas Day.


"The policy here is you have
to work two of the three big
holidays, so I have to be here
for Christmas and New Year's.
So we had Christmas this
morning together. I opened
my presents at 8:30 a.m. Then
I came to work."
At the Brown Cow Drive-
Thru on Tamiami Trail, Tina
and Nick Patel said they
would probably close up early'
and head for Crystal River to
spend the remainder of the
day with relatives there.


The Patels, natives of India
who have been married two
years and moved to the area
from New York City a few
months ago, said. Christmas
is a national holiday in their
homeland, celebrated by
everyone regardless of their
faith.
"It's a lot like here," she
smiled. "You .open gifts and'
you eat lots of food."
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way.
"For accountability, it's
just better when Marty does
the budget, and finance
does the money. It's just a
good double-check," said
Lounsbury, a 23-year city
employee.
Difficulty in finding a new
finance director has prompt-
ed the most recent talk of
changes. Council members
blame the finance director's
charter officer status as the
No. 1 reason a replacement


cannot be found.
Lounsbury was uncertain
of that, saying salary and
qualifications are the major
hurdles. ;
Not the first time
Every couple of years an-
other .proposal is floated
about consolidating power
within City' Hall. Putting the
.finance director's position
under the city manager has
been proposed several
times, as has the city attor-


ney many years ago and the
city clerk as recently as 1997.
City Clerk Lori Stelzer was
the clerk eight years ago
when the former city man-
ager, Hunt, proposed making
Stelzer and the entire clerk's
office report to him.
The proposal never made
it to a ballot initiative. One of
the reasons was because
Stelzer presented informa-
tion showing how it could be
a bad idea.
"At that time, I was very


leery, as with elections," said
Stelzer, who is the city elec-
tions supervisor. "As to
direction, you still do not
violate the. law. It's just,
sometimes, if your, boss
gives you directions, you-
know, what are you going
to do?"
Stelzer would not say if
Hunt ever asked her to violate
the law.
But that's not the point
for Venice's city clerk. Stelzer
knows she is in charge of her


department, making sure it
meets all state and federal
laws, and only in open ses-
sion can city council tell her
to do it differendy.
Some have wondered
whether all this talk of con-
solidating power within the
city manager's office is be-
cause Black has won city
council's trust.
Stelzer, for one, thinks
laws shouldn't be changed
'based on the personalities,
because city managers


change.
While many people enjoy
working for Black, with the
previous city manager it was
a different situation altogeth-
er, she said.
"I'm not so sure about
those others, but I know the
city clerk should stay inde-
pendent," Stelzer said. "You
should not base (law chang-
es) on personalities. The
next city manager could be
the exact opposite, as we
have seen, thank goodness."


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TURTLES from Page 1A


SUN PHOTO BY KIM COOL
Sea turtles swim against the
tide more often than not in a
sea of pollution.

maturity, false crawls can
have a major impact on future
populations of sea turtles.
Venice had 195 loggerhead
.sea turtle nests and 231 false
crawls, compared to North
Manasota Beach, which had
1,198 nests and 1,325 false
crawls.
While both beaches had
more false crawls than nests,
the percentage of false crawls.
to nests in Venicewas much
greater (38 percent to 27 per-
cent), There also was one
green turtle false crawl inVen-
ice but no successful nests.
On North Manasota Beach
there were four green turtle
nests and one green turtle
false crawl. Volunteers can
discern the different tracks
made by loggerheads, greens
and other turtles.
Predators such as raccoons
decrease the numbers still
more if they get to freshly-
made but uncaged nests or if
they spot hatchlings scam-
pering toward the water.
Artificial light does more
than disorient turtles: It also
often lights the way for preda-
tors. At Caspersen Beach in
Venice, turtle volunteers regu-
larly cage every nest they find
because of the number
of predators in that area.
During the recent season,
high tides and shifting sands
from storms and hurricanes
affected many area nests.
In places where sand was
brought to shore, some nests,
were buried too deep for the
hatchlings to be able to
escape their nests. At beaches
where sand was taken away,
some nests were uncovered
or flooded before the eggs had
been incubated long enough
for the hatchlings to have a
chance at survival.
Volunteer effort
When all goes well and
nests are undisturbed for the
typical 60-day incubation
period, the hatchlings sense
the cooling temperature of
the sand as the sun sets, the
signal that it is safe to make
their break from the nest.
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over one another to reach the
surface and scamper over the
sand to the water, ideally
guided only by the light of the
moon.
Sarasota County has the
greatest number of logger-
head nests along the Gulf of
Mexico. This year there also
was some green turtle nesting
in the area.
Turtle nesting activity
along the 35-mile stretch of
Sarasota and Manatee county
beaches is recorded by a
cadre of trained turtle volun-
teers, interns and staff from
Mote, the Longboat Key
Turtle Watch Inc, to the north
of Sarasota and by members
of the Coastal Wildlife Club
Inc. who patrol the north end
of Manasota Beach.
The volunteers spent
18,000 hours patrolling area
beaches. Staff and interns
spent an additional 5,800
hours coordinating the efforts.
On average
In a typical year, 200,000-
400,000 eggs will have been
laid on Sarasota County
beaches, Mote's Sea Turtle
Research and Conservation
Program manager Dr. Tony
Tucker said.
"The storms of 2005 will
certainly have affected those
numbers," Tucker said. "That
doesn't mean a lot of nests
were totally lost, but it does
mean that the storms affec-
ted the nests in some way,
such as washing them over."
*Storm-related washovers
are thought to have affected
as many as 63 percent of the"
912 loggerhead nests from
Longboat Key through Venice
in 2005.
As the year ends, final
numbers continue to be tab-
ulated, a Mote spokesman
said.
And then...
Even when the hatchlings
make their way into the rela-
tive safety of the gulf, more
perils await as they attempt to
reach maturity so the process
can be repeated.
As few as one per 1,000
hatchlings will reach adult-
hood, experts have said. If
half of those are female, the
chances become one in 2,000
for an egg to yield an adult
female, Tucker said.
An economic study of the
2002 season showed that the
cost of safeguarding that one
egg would have been $5.46 if
only paid staff were used to
protect the nests. At 100 eggs
per nest, the cost would be
$546. Because of the volun-
teers, the 2002 cost dropped
to $1.28 per egg.
Other costs related to sea


some success stories.
This morning (Wednes-
day), two rehabilitated sea
turtles will be released by
Mote staff at Englewood
Beach: Hook, aka ST05152, a
Kemp's Ridley (Lepidochelys
kempi) turtle, which was
found on Oct. 9; and Rachel,
aka ST05146, a loggerhead
(Caretta caretta), which was
found on Sept 27.
Hook, a juveriile entangled


in fishing gear, was seen by a
fisherman, captured, disen-
tangled and brought to the
Sea Turtle Rehabilitation
Hospital for hook removal
and treatment. Two hooks
were removed from its mouth
and throat,and the turtle was
started on antibiotics.
Rachel was found floating
in the surf near Boca Grande,
suffering from a combination
of problems, including ane-


mia and red tide toxicosis.
Both were judged ready for
release on Dec. 9. A red tide
bloom extending along the
,entire gulf coast of Florida
until this past week prevented
their release until this morn-
ing.
To report a stranded dol-
phin, whale, manatee or sea
turtle, call the Stranding
Investigations Program pager
at (941) 988-0212.


turtles have yet to be tallied,
especially the cost of their
extinction should that occur.
Tucker said research fund-
ing is critical so that Mote can
address the tough questions
measured in decades of turtle
generations and within a
space as vast as the Atlantic
Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico.
Turtle challenges
This summer nearly 30
dead sea turtles were logged
by Mote, which regularly has
several injured and ailing sea
turtles in its Sea Turtle Re-
habilitation Hospital.
A turtle found on Casey
Key Aug. 1 suffered from
neurological symptoms. at-
tributed to red tide toxicosis
and had an injury to its left
front flipper. The injury was
thought to be from a shark or
other predator. The creature
underwent surgery at Mote
to amputate the bone pro-
truding from its injury.
Two other turtles also suf-
fered symptoms of red tide
toxicosis. One of these also
had a flotation problem that
prevented it from diving for
food. Turtles unable to dive
for food eventually wash
ashore and waste away.
Dr. Charles Manire, Mote's
chief veterinarian, is attempt-
ing to find a cause and cure
for the unusual illness that
makes it impossible for tur-
tles to submerge.
Eight sick turtles were
found earlier in the summer
from Anna Maria Island south
to Fort Myers. All suffered
from, aplastic anemia, a
potentially fatal condition
that prevents the production
of new blood cells. They also
had excessive gas in the
coelomic cavities.
The coelomic cavity is sim-
ilar to mammals' abdominal
cavities and contains the rep-
tiles' vital organs and
intestines. There were no visi-
ble wounds or lesions. The
anemia, which prevents the
replacement of red blood
cells and makes it impossible'
to fight infection, was the big-
ger problem.
Manire's challenge is all the
greater because of the lack of
marine veterinary research.
One theory is that the turtles
caught a viral infection or ate
prey high in heavy metals.
Pollution of the gulf could
be a contributing factor, but
finding the actual cause may
take years of research and
study.
Two to go
Kermit the Frog spoke vol-
umes when he said, "It's not.
easy being green."
Fortunately, there are


missioner John L. Winn an- class sizes from 21.93 to 20.95
nounced the 2006 school dis- FTE.
trict class-size compliance
numbers. In a memo to Benefits questioned
superintendents, DOE pro- "In the years since the
vided information on dis- :class-size amendment was
tricts' class size averages and implemented, districts have
the proposed reallocation for made real progress in lower-
those districts. ing class sizes," Winn said.
Six districts were found to "Their efforts are commend-
be out of compliance Char- able and have resulted in
lotte, Franklin, Gulf, Manatee, extraordinary reductions,
Marion and St. Lucie. particularly at the prekinder-
Florida requires a budget garten through third-grade
modification for districts that level where we have an aver-
didn't reduce district-level age of five less students per
class size averages as required classroom."
bylaw. "Next year, districts are fac-
Last year's forced trans- ing an even greater challenge
fers, after appeals, totaled $1.1 as we transition to class-size
million and affected nine dis- requirements calculated at
tricts. This year's transfer cal- the school-level as prescribed
culations, prior to appeals, is by Florida Statutes. This is
$4.7 million and affect six dis- why the State Board of Edu-
tricts. DOE expects the 2006 cation and I have recom-
final transfer amount to drop mended $1.9 billion in facili-
following the appeals process. ties funding to help districts
Manatee County was the meet class-size obligations,
biggest offender, requiring a which should go a long way
$2.37 million forced transfer. in eliminating the need for
St. Lucie County will be re- temporary measures, such as
quired to transfer $2 million, co-teaching."
while Marion will transfer "Although I am pleased
$216,671. The tab for Gulf with the progress we have
County is $57,885; for Frank- made, Florida is still facing a
lin County $32,561. Another shortage of more than 30,000
two districts (Suwannee and teachers. My foremost con-
Walton) exceeded the class- cern is ensuring we have
size reduction limits but were enough highly qualified
exempt from the reallocation teachers in Florida class-
due to a special adjustment for rooms next year. The benefi-
unexpected student growth. cial effects of the class-size
Affected districts have a amendment, if there are any,
right to appeal the DOE's may be negated by the all too
transfer calculation due to .likely scenario that our
extenuating circumstati.es!-4hoelsOare lacking thousands:
that prevented the district
from meeting class-size re-
quirements despite good faith
efforts to do so. Following a
review of district appeals, the N O V V
State Board and Legislative
Budget Commission will
meet for final approval of all V entice a
transfer calculations.
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Umits reviewed
In November 2002, Florida
voters chose to amend the
state constitution to limit the
maximum number of stu-
dents in core-curricula cours-
,es assigned to one teacher. By
the beginning of'the 2010-
2011 school year, prekinder-
garten through third grade
classes are required to have a
maximum of 18 students,
fourth through eighth grade
classes must not exceed 22
students and ninth through
12th grade classes must have
no more than 25 students.
In order to meet these
requirements, the Legislature
enacted a bill reducing the
number of students in each
classroom beginning in fiscal
year 2003-2004, by two stu-
dents per year until the maxi-
mum number of students
does not exceed the limits
defined in the amendment. .
Districts are required to
reduce in each of the three
grade groupings at the district
level for the 2003-2004
through 2005-2006 school
years, at the school level for
the 2006-2007.and 2007-2008
school years: and at the class-
room level beginning with the
2008-2009 school year.
Portions of this article are
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posed to favor incumbents
or political parties.
The only remaining hurdle
is that at least 611,009 peti-
tion signatures in favor of the
constitutional change must
be verified by elections super-
'visors throughout Florida. So
far, fewer than 200,000 of the
775,000 submitted signatures
have been authenticated.
The deadline is Feb. 1.
"We've received and proc-
essed 1,254 for one of the
ballot questions and 1,252
another on this issue," said
Sarasota County Elections
Supervisor Kathy Dent "The
statewide total is 199,917
and 199,951. We verify the
signatures when they come
in."
The Committee for Fair
Elections is leading' the ef-
fort. It is chaired by Common
Cause Florida Executive
Director Ben Wilcox and co-
chaired by Former U.S. Sen.
Bob Graham, former Florida
Comptroller Bob Milligan,
'and former Florida' Educa-
tion Commissioner Betty
Castor.
The list of organizations
on the steering committee or
serving as coalition partners
is a long one. Among them
are the League of Women
Voters of Florida, Florida As-
sociation of Retired Amer-
icans, Sierra Club and the
American Association of Uni-
versity Women.
They oppose the current
redistricting system, which
allows state lawmakers to
redraw political boundaries
every 10 years based on the
latest census data. The result
has been noncompetitive
political districts created by
computers.
Proof that the system has
been skillfully manipulated
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ruling party incumbents
came out of the 2004 general
election, which resulted in
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tor being unseated, and
t6koen opposition in fewer
than one out of three districts.
Opposition to .he pro-
posed change has already
surfaced. Florida House
Speaker Allan Bense and
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trol the Legislature have
authorized spending $50,000
of taxpayers' money to chal-
lenge the initiative, and are
fighting it in the Florida
Supreme Court.
There have been 'past
efforts to fix Florida's system.
In 1998, a Constitutional Re-
vision Commission formed
every 20 years to consider
changes in the state's gov-
erning document fell one
vote short of placing an
independent redistricting
process on the ballot.
As a result, in 2000 state
lawmakers redrew House
District 69 and removed the
predominantly black Sara-
sota community of New-
town. It was attached to
sprawling District 55, which
encompasses portions of
four counties Pinellas,
Hillsborough, Manatee and
a sliver of Sarasota.
House District 69 had pre-
viously featured close Sara-
sota County campaigns be-
tween Democrats and Re-
publicans. The redistricting
decision made it a safe po-
litical haven for newly elect-
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thing like District 69 hap-
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cal, but an independent
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named by the majority and
minority parties in Talla-
hassee and three by the
Florida Supreme Court. None
could be current officehold-
ers, lobbyists or political


party Umteris.
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precluded from running for
political office for a period of
four years after they help
draw new districts, which
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sive of communities. Each
new district map would have
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OUR VIEW



FDOT cool to lowering 1-75 speed limit


This is the first of a series of editorials on
setting highway speed limits.
T he typical motorist on Interstate 75 cur-
rently travels at 73 to 75 miles an hour,
or an average of 3 to 5 miles per hour
faster than the speed limit, according to state
highway officials.
As most who use the interstate know,
many drivers who pass them, leaving them in
the dust, are traveling even faster. This
means, unless law enforcement officers
decide to ignore cars and trucks moving at
speeds far faster than the posted limit, a
police officer could have a field day making
stops.
Some Sarasota County commissioners
contend people are traveling too fast on 1-75
and want to explore the possibility of reduc-
ing the speed limit to 60. But they can't count
on the Florida Department of Transportation


being their ally in this effort.
L K Nandam, district traffic operations
engineer for Southwest Florida, refuses to say
that reducing speeds on 1-75 will cut the acci-
dent rate. Nandam says the issue is not the
speed limit, it is a matter ofenforcement.
Nandam also says. he has talked to
Sarasota County commissioners about their
desire to cut the speed limit in the county.
But. 1-75 speed limits are set by the
Legislature.
Most highway or interstate accidents are
caused by "driver errors," when people make
lane changes or when cars are slowing down,
for an exit or trying to enter the highway from
a side road, Nandam says.
.: Drivers in a crash too often have been fol-
lowing too closely, so they are not able to
safely slow down or stop in an emergency.
Other experts say poor highway design,
fatigue, sleep deficit and medical problems


are among the major killers.
A crash also can occur when a driver trav-
eling at highway speeds does not brake or
pull over to the left lane when a slower car is
entering the highway in front of him or her.,
Nandam agrees that the federal govern-
ment.requires state traffic engineers to mea-
sure the speed of all drivers when traffic is
flowing freely, so the state can identify what
one might call the optimum speed.
But Nandam also argues that the federal
rules allow the Florida Legislature to arbitrar-
ily set the speed limit at 70, without request-
ing a study from a traffic engineer.
Not everyone agrees with that position.
The law reads: "After an engineering study
has been made in accordance with estab-
lished traffic engineering practices, the speed
limit signs all display the limit established by
law, ordinance, regulation or as adopted by
the authorized agency. The speed limits shall


be shown in multiples of 10 km/h or 5 mph.".
(Section 2B.13).
If the FDOT interpretation of the law is
correct, the required engineering study has
no meaning or value, because a govdrnmen-
tal agency.can arbitrarily set the speed limit,
regardless of what engineers recommend.
That is where things stand. today in
Florida, since the FDOT's approach to setting
speeds apparently has not been challenged
in court.
In a number of other states, lawyers have
been able to get judges to dismiss speeding
tickets for their clients when the posted
speed is not based on the engineering study
required by Congress.
Sarasota County officials need to consult
with an experienced traffic engineer with the
courage to tell them the truth.
They may hear increasing, not reducing,
the speed limit could save lives.


Taking stock


BYGREGSHANIKA
GUESTCOLUMNIST

It's the holiday season, that
time of year when most of us
pause briefly to take stock.
We count our blessings at
Thanksgiving, and swap sto-
ries with close friends and
family
With great anticipation we
compile our Christmas gift
lists and cheerfully drive to
the mall to find that perfect
gift for that special person in
our life.
As the year winds to a
close, we tabulate our annual
income and expenses, paying
special attention to the
expenditures we can claim as
income-tax deductions.
And, of course, we take,
stock of the major events in
our life over the past 12
months while resolving to do
better in the coming year.
This is a season of endings
and beginnings. It is a time for
joyful and triumphant remi-
niscence over our successes
and good fortune; regretting
our failures and so called bad
luck; and eagerly anticipating
new beginnings and
improved fortunes in the
approaching year.
For me the holiday season
has, additional significance.
Seven years ago I came face to
face with the reality that I was
dying.'
Everyone will die someday.
That comes as no surprise to
any of us. In fact one might
argue that we begin the
process of dying from the
moment we are conceived.
But few of us know with
certainty that death is immi-
nent; and, I am certain, even
fewer want to even consider
our mortality. We all like to
live as though we will live for-
ever.
After nearly 25 years of
heart disease, two open-heart
surgeries, numerous angio-
plasties and what must have
been an accumulated total of
at least a year of sporadic hos-
pitalizations, my cardiologist
told me that there was noth-
ing else he could do for me..
I was only 55 years old, and
dying.
His armamentarium of
drugs, surgeries, treatments
and medical potions was
exhausted.
My heart was beyond
repair. It had grown to the size
of a football, weak and
exhausted, unable to support
my body much longer.
No specific time frame was
given, but I knew that my
days on this earth were limit-
ed.
So what did I do?
Like the good planner I
am, both by profession and
personality, I began compil-
ing lists and taking stock.
Not surprisingly, my first
task was to tabulate and care-
fully list all of my financial


assets. I wanted to make cer-
tain that my wife, Chiara,
would have the financial
resources to live comfortably
after my death.
I carefully organized all our'
family financial records, cata-
loged my life insurance, mak-
ing certain that each policy
was in;force andavailable for
Chiara.
Next, I wrote a final letter
to my wife expressing my
undying love and encourag-
ing her to remember all of the
good times we had together,
but to get on with a full and
happy life.
Then, I outlined my wishes
, ,for my funeral and'burial here
inVemce,my adopted home.
Like a good planner, I put
all of the lists, remembrances,
final wishes and plans'in an
envelope and delivered the
envelope to Steve Boone, an
attorney I have known, trust-
ed and admired for years,
with instructions to open the
envelope upon my death.
As I recall, I did all of this
with a minimum of fanfare
and outward emotion.
Don't misunderstand:
Chiara and I did not quit
searching for means to pro-
long my life. We never gave up
hope. We were prepared to
take whatever steps neces-
sary to restore my health and
extend my life.
Thanks to the timely inter-
vention of a good friend, Dr.
Randy Hartman, who had
performed a number of life-
saving heart catheterizations
and angioplasties on me over
the years, I was enrolled in the
heart transplant program at
Tampa General Hospital.
I was qualified and placed
on the waiting list for a donor
heart. All I had to do was live
long enough for that heart to
come available.
But that is another story for
another time.
As the months passed, I
spent my time in between
hospitalizations, seemingly
endless exams and inter-
minable trips to Tampa
General compiling my lists,
laying out plans and record-
ing a written and pictorial his-
tory of the life Chiara and I
shared together.
I began earnestly taking
stock of my life.
It is often said that there
are no atheists in foxholes.
That's pretty much how I
felt. I was in a war with all the
elements causing my heart to
fail; and yet I never felt closer
to God.
Recently a visiting Catholic
priest gave a sermon at our
church. He had just returned
from a tour of duty as a front-
line chaplain to our troops in
Iraq.
He told us how he was hor-
rified by the carnage, death
and utter destruction he wit-
nessed. Then he candidly
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LElTRS FROM"OUR RE~tRS'.


Whatever happened to courtesy?


Editor:
'After a North Port Symphony performance, my 90-
year-old aunt waited as I got the car.
Never pull into a parking space. You will have to rely on the
courtesy of others leaving to back out.
Big mistake. Courtesy does not exist, even among the sym-
phony crowd.
After 15 minutes most of the cars had left. There were three
cars in line as I backed out. The lead car accelerated to within
6 inches of my right rear body. panel. I was halfway out of my
parking space, and I blocked the lane. The third car pulled up,
then a white four-door sedan got out of the line and proceed-
ed down the empty row of parking spaces alongside the two
cars lined up behind my fender.
I was only halfway out, so I also blocked the white car from
proceeding. It pulled up to within 6 inches of my right front
fender.
Four cars were left in the parking lot, all blocking each other.
I got out of my car and asked these people if they would move,
so we could all leave. The car behind me finally backed up and
allowed me out of the parking space.
The white sedan saw his chance and shot in front of me.
This guy would have killed anyone in his path. There are tail-
gaters, young girls in imports, rednecks in pickups and now the
,symphony crowd all far down the scale from a civilized soci-
ety
You may think I am a pessimistic turkey. Okay, how many
hit-and-runs have you seen on the TV news this week?
The only thing that concerns them is, "Can you prove it?" No
concept of courtesy, compassion, etc.
What has happened to our society?
Walter Herrmann
North Port


Free Iraq would be
Mideast watershed

Editor:
President Bush has given
the country strong leadership
in the difficult times in which
we live. He took action when
action needed to be taken.
The UN passed resolution
after resolution, made
inspection after inspection
and condemned Saddam
Hussein for his lack of coop-
eration and ultimately his
danger.
Congress, our allies and
many other governments
viewed the intelligence avail-
able, gained from many
sources and countries, and
Congress voted for action. We
went to war after due and
careful deliberation by many


people. The president did not
unilaterally make this judg-
ment.
The people of Iraq are in
the process of establishing a
representative government to
redress the wrongs of the past
and move forward to a better
future.
It's been but a short time.
Many good things have been
accomplished, often it seems
miraculously, and many
more will be. Is it as neat and
orderly as everyone might
want? No, but our early histo-
ry saw bumps in the road as
well, so we should not judge
the process in Iraq to harshly.
A stable Iraq with a repre-
sentative government fair to
all citizens could well be a
watershed event in history
with far-reaching positive
consequences.


For the good of our coun-
try and the world, let's stop
senseless, self-serving parti-
san criticism, which aids only
our enemies, and band
together in support of our
country's ideals and freedom
for all of mankind.
If our grandchildren and
those yet unborn are to know
the freedom we enjoy, we
must.
God bless America!
Gibb Brownlie
Nokomis

Johns keeps
VHS singers in tune

Editor:
Venice is blessed to have
an extraordinary choral
department at Venice High
School. The Madrigal feasts,
organized and conducted by,
Steve Johns, were outstand-
ing, a real treat and credit to
our community.
We all remember teachers
because of their bringing our
best out of us. Steve Johns is
one of that kind of teacher.
Roleen Lewis
Venice
We have a right
to health care

Editor:
Once our citizens found
they could get fair prices by
getting drugs from Canada,
the U.S. government sat
down with the insurance
and drug industries to
dream up a nightmare of
dozens of incomplete, com-
plicated and confusing pill
plans.
All people wanted was a
fair price, but the govern-
ment comes up with plans
even more costly.
A few weeks ago the
death of Col. Ted
Westinghus was reported.
He had died in June at the
headquarters of a private


contractor, USIS, training,
Iraqi elite forces, and
accused of human rights
abuses and profiteering.
He is supposed to have
been so depressed over the
killings and the money
grubbing that he took his
own life. But he was a
Catholic, and had a loving
wife and three young chil-
dren. 'He was a respected
professor at West Point. He
would not have committed
suicide.
And in Miami a kind and
gentle man was gunned
down by "law enforcement
(sky marshals)." They claim
they heard him utter a
threat. It reminded me of
the bad habit some police
used to have if the person
they killed was unarmed,
they placed a gun on the
corpse.
According to an article in
the Dec. 16 Wall Street
Journal, soldiers don't want
to go back to Iraq, but stay in
for the money and health
care for their wives and chil-
dren.
Katrina showed us our
need for universal health
care. It should not be a
dream, but a human right.
Jean Kathleen Ranallo
Englewood
Cartoon just another
anti-Christmas slam

Editor:
One of the ways to restore
respect for Christmas would
be to eliminate editorial page
cartoons such as the one
showing Santa (developers)
being accused by the Venice
kid.
The cartoon is anti-
Christmas, and it denigrates
the spirit of Christmas.
The holiday is a time for
joy, love and generosity. In
addition, the holiday is a time
for all of us to reflect on our
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Mobile homes, if you please


Not trailers. Will you please stop calling our mobile home
parks trailer parks as in your article on page 9A on Wednesday?
We are manufactured homes and our titles are listed as estates.
The Gondolier Sun is one of the worst offenders and it encour-
ages others to refer to us as trailer park residents. We chose this
style for the community activities and the close-knit friends
who we share many social events with. Some of these homes
are in the $200,000 bracket, costing more than some concrete-
block homes with less living space. In the future, please respect
our right to be referred to as mobile home parks.


Ignoring obligations. Does
Venice want a parking garage?
Venice wants to get rid of
Miller. Let him move to some
other county. Give us a break,
and the animals and the land.
Also this Henry Rodriguez -
we don't need more develop-
ment, especially on State
Road 681. If that is done,
nobody will take the inter-
state anymore. It will take too
long to 'get there with all the
traffic 'lights and' traffic.
Everyone will just stay on U.S.


41. Put those traffic lights
where they're not needed, like
in Osprey where they have
those'two lights where one
car comes out and stops 40
cars. And think of all the gas
that is wasted; once all these
roads are built it will be too
late to get'rid of them. People
need to think of the future. I
know you're dying or retiring,
but you have an obligation to
the future and the kids.
In favor. As a reader living
on the Rialto, I'm very much


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admitted the experience
brought him closer to God
and actually strengthened
his faith.
The hair on the back of
my neck stood on end as he
told his story, because I
know exactly how he felt.
I believe that, like me, he
must have faced the
prospect of his own mortali-
ty and realized that his life
was entirely in the hands of
God..
That's what I came to
believe as I waited for my
donor heart.
In,: ancient times kings
and emperors would keep a
human skull or a replica
thereof on their Pdesk or
table to remind them that
even despots, who literally
have the power of life or
death over individuals and
entire nations, must one day
confront their own mortality
and stand accountable
before God. It kept them
grounded.
Once I surrendered
myself to God I felt an over-
whelming peace that is
impossible to describe.
I knew that I had done
everything I possibly could


to assure a continuing good
life for Chiara. I knew that
together Chiara and I were
doing everything we could
to prolong my life.
I knew that the rest was
up to God, and I had faith
that I was in a no-lose situa-
tion: If I died waiting for a
heart, I felt certain that I
would die in a state of grace.
If I lived, I knew it would be
because of God's grace to
me.
How could I lose?
Each year for the past
seven years I pause to
update that packet of lists,
wishes, resolutions and
plans that I gave for safe-
keeping to my good friend
Steve. I feel that this "taking
stock" keeps me grounded.
It reminds me of the truly
important things in life, like
faith, courage, persever-
ance, integrity, humility
and, most of all, love.
It reminds me that I am
living on God's time, and
that I had better use his time
appropriately.
Greg Shanika is a longtime
Venice resident and former
vice president at Venice'
Hospital.


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values and our maker, our
lord God. ,
This cartoon tends to elim-
inate or attempt to reduce the
significance of the holiday.
Bob O'Connor
Venice
Federal landsale
a good idea
Editor:
I was disappointed to read
a recent article concerning
the positive, congressional
vote allowing the sale of fed-
eral land to the public. I
remember not too long ago
President Bgsh's TV speech to
the American people con-
cerning the rebuilding of New
Orleans. In it he said some-
thing about Congress acting
to give federal land to the
poor to help them rebuild
their lives (at least in New


Orleans).
I also remember his
memorial speech at the
National Cathedral, where he
linked some of what hap-
pened in New Orleans to the
effects of generations of
racism in this country.
I thought it was a great
idea for him, as president, to
acknowledge all this, and
even a greater idea if this part
of his vision, for ending this
type of poverty, were institut-
ed nationally.
The article wrote that the bill
concerning the sale of federal
land has made its way up to the
Senate and is in review.
I hope its not too late to add
an addendum to it Especially
one that looks forward toward
ending this type of poverty from
a national perspective.
Steven Ryan
North Port


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ing than. waking up at 2
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Yeah, let's do it.
Impose standards. Please
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airport I'm a couple blocks
away from the airport. The
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ly when the big jets take off.,
Merry holidays. I would
like to put in my comment
about saying happy holidays
instead of merry Christmas.
We wouldn't have a Christmas
if it wasn't for the Christ child
being born. That's what it
means. I think happy holi-
days is all well and good, but
Christmas is about the birth
of the child, the child that we
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just negating the whole thing.
Also, I have heard different
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DAVE CASH
GUEST COLUMNIST


In response to George
McGinn's article, "County
wastes millions of gallons,"
please let me clarify several
important points about this
water line for your readers.
As a public utility, it is our
primary mission to protect
public health. The state
requires all public utilities to
have a written flushing pro-
gram, detailing this essential
activity of water distribution
systems, and a key compo-
nent for maintaining ade-
quate disinfectant chlorine)
levels.
The state has established
minimum chlorine levels
required to protect public
health. Routine fire hydrant
flushing is the most practical
way to maintain a fresh water
supply in areas where water
use is low, although it is easy
for an observer to believe that
water flushed is water wasted.
It is important to 'under-
stand that water flushed at
the location in Mr. McGinn's
story represents less than
one-half of one percent of the
total drinking water pro-
duced within our system,
which averages 7 billion gal-
lons annually.
This particular line was
constructed by Sarasota
County in the late 1990s to,
serve growth on what was
then the Taylor Ranch (now
Thomas Ranch) in Sarasota
County. North Port then
annexed most of the ranch.
The county and city were
negouating., an agreement. to,
sell the water line to North
Port when, at a joint meeting


in June 2005 between the
North Port City Commission
and Sarasota County
Commission, the county
learned instead that the West
Villages Improvement
District had already decided
to build a duplicate line
beside the county's existing
line and charge property
owners in the district for con-
struction of that new line. A
duplicate line was construct-
ed only a few feet from the
county's existing water line.
That decision effectively
causes the county's large line,
designed to serve thousands
of households, to be used by,
only three customers. To
maintain water quality to
those customers, the county
is left with no option but to
flush treated water onto the
ground.
We acknowledge that any
water loss, no matter the cir-
cumstances, is a loss to the
region, and one that should
be avoided. The county con-
tinues to encourage North
Port to purchase the line so it
can be connected and elimi-
nate the need for excess
flushing.
Recognizing that intera-
gency cooperation is vital to
the success of our regional
water supply and distribu-
tion, now and into the future,
area providers must work
together productively. To that
end, Sarasota County is cur-
rently partnering with the city
of North Port on a grant appli-
cadon to receive Southwest
Florida Water Management
District funding for an emer-
gency interconnect.
Although this interconnect
won't address the flushing sit-
uation, it will greatly enhance
the ability of both systems to
deliver safe drinking water.
This is particularly important,
given our area's susceptibility
to infrastructure damage
from events like hurricanes.
Interlocal agreements,
essential to providing quality
service' a affordable prices- to
our residents, can be chal-
lenging to negotiate, especial-


ly when the agencies have
divergent priorities. But the
priority for all of us must be to
provide the greatest possible
protection for public health
and for such a valuable
resource as our water supply.
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Dec. 31 to take advantage of
the 3-percent discount on
their taxes. However, all coun-
ty offices will be closed that
weekend and Monday, Jan. 2.
According to Tax Collector
Barbara Ford-Coates, "Florida
law provides several ways to
receive the 3 percent discount
even though the offices are-
closed."
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Payments can be post-
marked
Payments can be made
at www.SarasotaTaxCollector.
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calling toll free (877) 729-2001
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person at the tax collector's


office.
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Elections at 13640 Tamiami
Trail in Biscayne Plaza from
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LEGAL NOTICES


NOTICE OF ACTION NOTICE OF ACTION NOTICETO CREDITORS NOTICE TO CREDITORS NOTICE TO CREDITORS NOTICE TO CREDITORS INtTICE TO CREDITORS NOTICE TO CREDITORS

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF Sarasota, Florida 34230-4115. 29, 2005; that the total value Attorney for Personal Rep. and persons having claims or ber 29, 2005, is pending in the Douglasville, GA 30135 AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE
THE TWELFTH JUDICIAL Failure to file your defenses will of the estate is $4,413.84 Robert A. Dickinson demands against the decedents Circuit Court for Sarasota County, OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ONt
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR result in a default being entered. th FL Bar No. 161468 estate must file their claims with Florida, Probate Division, the Attorneys For Personal THEM.
SARASOTA COUNTY, FLORIDA against you. and that the names and 460 S. Indiana Ave. this Court WITHIN THREE address of which is P.O. Box Representative:
addresses of those to whom Englewood, FL 34223 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF 3079, Sarasota, Florida 34230- Kanetsky, Moore & All creditors of the decedent and
IN RE: FORFEITURE OF: WITNESSED by hand and the Seal is has been assigned by such (941) 474-7600 THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF 3079. The names and addresses DeBoer, P.A.. other persons having claims or
$1,864.00 IN U.S. Currency of the Court on this 13 day of order are: Publish' December 21, 28, THIS NOTICE. of the personal representative and Attorneys At Law' demands against decedernts estate
December, 2005. A.G. Edwards Trust Company, 2005 ALL OBJECTIONS NOT ,SO the personal representative's attor- 227 S. Nokomis Ave. on whom a copy of this notice is
CASE NO: 2005-CA-5585-NC K U, Trustee of the Welsh FILED WILL BE FOREVER ney are set forth below. R P.O. Box 1767 requried to be served must file their
DIVISION: "A" KAREN RUSHINGr Trustede 0- f 1IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR BARRED. All creditors of the decedent and Venice, FL 34284-1767 claims with this, court WITHIN THE
Clerk of Circuit Court rust dated 04-11-1996 SARASOTA COUNTY, FLORIDA The date of the first publication other persons having claims or Telephone: (941) 485-1571 LATER OF THREE MONTHS
NOTICE OF ACTION .2 North Jefferson PROBATE DIVISION of this notice is December 21, demands against decedents estate By: ERIK R. LIEBERMAN, ESQ. AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST
Alison Herbold St. Louis, MO 63103 2005. on whom a copy of this notice is Florida Bar No. 393053 PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE
TO: VIVIANCONEY Deputy Clerk ALL INTERESTED PERSONS IN RE: ESTATE OF required to be served must file their PUBLISH: December 21, 28, OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE
UNKNOWN ADDRESS ARE NOTIFIED THATi WILLIAM H. BARKMAN, Personal Representative: claims with this court WITHIN THE 2005 DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED th Publish Dates: All creditors of the estate of Deceased. Victoria P. Wright LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that a DECEMBER 21, 2005 6083 Mayberry Ave THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBL-
forfeiture action has been filed DECEMBER 28, 2005 the decedent and persons .il No. Q05-CP-1944-NC North Port, FL 34287 CATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 N HEUBL-IRCUIT COURT OF An cr.er cre,,r" ,:.,e .-.:.d.ru
,against theabove described.,cur..JAJANUARY.4,2Q06 .... Jiaving..clainms-..oQ.-demanrLs ' robat6l division ' , DAYS ATIER/TET .FISER- 3 T 'E FTH JUDICIAL' u 3.i-,rJ.-r ,..:.n ri,,..:,....:.
!rency by the Sarasota County Sher- JANUARY 11, 2006 against the esPate of the de- b. . i. !" 'W..GRADHUIE. ESQ UIRE VICE4 ,TH INA FOR'i ai.r.r. -..e-.r ,'i' e.
a'ifs Office. You are req d to file ....~. estatee of the dae-.ESVICEo AC A YO THUIN A FORiti jnin 5rI
ffs Office. You are required to file dent .,:t-,r Ihan those for NOTICE TO CREDITORS 143 East Miami Avenue NOTICE.ON THEMI "''" SARASOTA COUNTY, FLORIDA ,,:i r,.-.r .:I,,T: ..,i : .:.:,ur
your written defenses with the he Court, 2000' Main NOTICE OFACTION whom pro.n for full pay- Tr. r,,r., i,. i Venice. FL 34285 All other creditors of the decedent PROBATE DIVISION WTHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE
Street, Sarasota, FL 34237, and to ment was made in the Order WILLIAML H. BARKMAN, (941) 488-8551 and other persons having claims or DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICA-
serve a copy of those defenses on BEFORE THE of Summary Administration deceased, whose date dI death FL Bar No. 192724 demands against decedent's estate. IN RE: Estate of TION OF.THIS NOTICE.
serve a copy ofre th ose20 day of January, BOARD OF NURSING mu st f ie their claims with thison was November 22, 2005; File Attorney for Personal, must file their claims with this court GEORGE RADAK, ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED
or before the 20 day of January, BOARD OF NURSING must file their claims ith this Number 2005-CP-011944.NC, Representative WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE Deceased. WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
Esquire, Post Office Box 4115, IN RE: The licenseto practice nu- Ort WITHIN THE TIME PERI- ending in the Circuit Court for PUBLISH: December 21, 28, DATE OF THE 'FIRST PUBLICA-
Esquireasota, Post Office Box 34230-4115, IN RE: The licenseto practice nurs DS SET FORTH IN SECTIONSarasota County, Florida, Probate 2005 TION OF THIS NOTICE. File No: 2005-CP-11214-SC THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLI-
Failure to file your defenses willing of 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA Division, the address of which is ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED CATION OF THIS NOTICE IS
result in a default being entered Michelle Messner, LP.N. PROBATE CODE. Post Office Box 3079, Saraso- IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET NOTICE TO CREDITORS DECEMBER 28, 2005.
against you. 4634 Maceachen Blvd. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS ta, FL 34230-3079. The names SARASOTA COUNTY FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 IN The administration of the estate of
Sarasota, Florida 34233 NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOR- and addresses of the personal rep- PROBATE DIVISION THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE GEORGE RADAK, deceased, File Personal Representatives:
WITNESSED by hand and the Seal NOTEVER BARRED resentative and the personal repre- WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. Number 2005-CP-11214-SC, is PAUL M. COOK
of the Court on this 13 day of Case No. 2005-51 EVER BARRED. sentative's attorney are set forth IN RE: ESTATE OF NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME pending in the .Circuit Court for
December Case No. 2005-51920 NOTWITHSTANDING ANY below. MARION G. JACKMAN, PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, SARASOTA County, Florida, Pro- Attorney for Personal
December,License No.: PN 1265691 OTHER APPLICABLE TIME All creditors of the decedent and Deceased ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) bate Division, the address of which Representative:
KAREN RUSHING PN PERIOD, ANY CLAIM FILED other persons having claims or YEARS OR, MORE AFTER THE is 4000 South Tamiami Trail, Meryl ConteClayton, P.A.
Clerk of Circuit Court The Department of Health has TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE demands against decedent's File.No 2005CP-011890-NC DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH Venice FL 34293. The namesand Florida Bar No.0071821d.
filed an Administrative Coin- AFTER THE DECEDENT'S estate, on whom a copy of this Division: Probate IS BARRED. addresses of the Personal Repre- 343 South Washington Blvd.
Alison Herbold dan Aainst a o ATE TH ED notice is required to be served The date of first publication of this sentative and the Personal Repre- Sarasota, Florida 34236
Deputy Cleri plaint against you, a copy of DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. must file their claims with this court NOTICE TO CREDITORS notice is December 21, 2005. sentative's attorney are set forth (941)-350-9401
Deputy Cler which may be obtained by con- The date of first publication of WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 The administration of the estate of below. (941)-377-9531
Publish Dates: tant in General Counsel, Prosecu- this Notice is December 21, MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF MARION G. JACKMAN, Personal Representative: All creditors of the decedent and PUBLISH: December 28, 2005
DECEMBER 21, 2005 tion Services Unit, 4052 Bald 2005. THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF deceased, whose date of death Charles B. Pettis other persons having claims or and January 4, 2006
DECEMBER 28, 2005 Cypress Way, Bin #C65, Talla- Attorney for Person Giving THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS was November 29, 2005, is 260 Watercress Drive demands against decedent's
JANUARY 4, 2006 hassee Florida 32399-3265, Notice: AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE -pending in the Circuit Court for Roswell, GA 30076-3605 estate, including unmatured, con-
JANUARY 11, 2006 850-2454640 David A. Dunki n OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE.ON SARASOTA County, Florida, Pro- tingent or unliquidated claims, on NOTICE OF SALE
(850)-245-4640. David A. Dunkin THEM. bate Division, the address of which Attorney for whom a copy of this notice is
INTHE CIRCUIT COURTOF If no contact has been made by Attorney All other creditors of the decedent is P.O. Box 3079, Sarasota, Personal Representative: served must file their claims with IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OFI o concnin a by Florida Bar No. 136726 and other persons having claims or Florida 34230-3079. 1 The Dennis J. Tracy, Esquire this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THE TWELFTH JUDICIAL CIR-
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR February 1,2006, the matter of 170 West Dearborn Street demands against decedent's estate names and addresses of the per- Attorney for Charles B. Pettis 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF CUIT IN AND FOR
SARASOTA COUNTY, FLORIDA the Administrative Complaint Englewood,, Florida 34223 must file their claims with this court sonal representatives and the per- Florida Bar No. 176558 THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF SARASOTA COUNTY, FLORIDA
will be presented at an ensuing Telephone: (941) 474-7753. WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE sonal representatives' attorney are Dulmer & Tracy, Chartered THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS
IN RE: FORFEITURE OF: m in e Board of Nurs ponDATE. OF THE FIRST PUBLIC. setforth below. 229 Pensacola Road AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE CASE NO: 2005-CA-000459-
$1,246.63 IN U.S. Currency ing in an informal proceeding erson Gvng Notce: TION OF THIS NOTICE. All creditors of the decedent and Venice, Florida 34285 OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON NC
$1,246.63 IN U.S. Currency ing in an normal proceeding. A.G. Edwards Trust Company ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED other persons having claims or Telephone: (941)-485-7761 THEM. DIVISION: CIVIL
CASE NO: 2005-CA-6310-NC In accordance with the Ameri- FSB WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. demands against decedent's estate PUBLISH: December 21, 28, All other creditors of the decedent
DIVISION: "A" cans with Disabilities Act, per- 2 North Jefferson NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME on whom a copy of this notice is 2005 and persons having claims or INEZ S. BARNES,
sons needing a special accom- St. Louis, Florida 63103 PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, required to be served must file their demands against the decedents PLAINTIFF
NOTICE OF ACTION modation to participate in this Publish: December 21, 28, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) claims with this court WITHIN THE estate must file their claims with vs.
YEARS OR MORE 'AFTER THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR this Court WITHIN THREE
TO: ZACHARIAS A. ALLEN proceeding should contact the 2d 05 DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLI- SARASOTA COUNTY, FLORIDA 'MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF WORLD HOPE CHRISTIAN CEN-
UNKNOWN ADDRESS this notice not a sending 113573 1572084 IS BARRED. CATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 PROBATE DIVISION THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF TER, INC., A FLORIDA CORPO-
days prior to the proceeding at The date of first publication of DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SER- THIS NOTICE. RATION, AND ALL UNKNOWN
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIEDthat a the address given on the notice. T CI COURT FOR this notice is December 21, VICE OF A COPY OF THIS IN RE: ESTATE OF ALL OBJECTIONS NOT SO PERSONS IN POSSESSION;
foru auction asEb eenfilth teaddressIN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR 2005. NOTICE ON THEM. BERNICE T. PRICE, FILED WILL BE FOREVER DEFENDANTS)
forfeiture action has been filed Telephone: (8501)-25-4640, 1- SARASOTA COUNTY, All other creditors of the decedent a/k/a BERNICE A. PRICE, BARRED.
against y the above described cunty Sher- 800-955-8771 (VviTDD Fl or 1-800Rela- FLORIDA Personal Representative: and other persons having claims or Deceased. The date of the first publication AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE
iffs Office. You are required to file Ser vic- 9 e.55-8770 via Florida Relay PROBATE DIVISION JANET L. STUTZMAN demands against the decedents of this notice is December 28, Notice is hereby given pursuant to
your written defenses with the IN RE: ESTATE OF 2914 West Mark Dr. estate must file their claims with File No. 2005-CP-11325-SC 2005. the final judgment/order entered in
Clerk of the Court, 2000 Main PUBLISH: ALAN M. BANGHART, Sarasota, FL 34232 this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS the above noted case, that I will sell
Street, Sarasota, FL 34237, and to DECEMBER 28 ALAN M. BANGHART, AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST NOTICE TO CREDITORS Personal Representative: the following property situated in
serve a copy of those defenses on EMBAER 28, 2005 Deceased. H. Greg Lee PUBLICATION OF A COPY OF The administration of the estate of DORRACE L. BALFE Sarasota County, Florida, describ-
or before the 20 day of anu JANUARY 11, 2006 File No: 2005-CP-11130-SC Attorney for Personal THIS NOTICE. BERNICE T. PRICE, a/k/a BER- 3833 Lorton Ave. ed as:
2006, on Kurt A. Hoffman, JANUARY 1, 2006 File 2002005-CP-11130-SC Representative ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED NICE A. PRICE, deceased, whose North Port, FL 34287
Esquire, Post Office Box 4115, JANUARY 18, 2006 Division: Probate Florida Bar No. 351301 WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET date of death was September 25, Beginning at the Southwest corner
Sarasota, Florida 34230-4115. 2014 Fourth Street FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF 2005, and whose Social Security W. GRADY HUIE, ESQUIRE of Lot Six (6), of NEWTOWN
Failure to file your defenses will NOTICE OF AUCTION NOTICE TO CREDITORS Sarasota, Florida 34237 THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE Number is 262-24-3360 is pend- 143 East Miami Avenue FARMS, a subdivision of Sarasota
result in a default being entered The administration of the Estate of Telephone: (94) 954-0067 WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. ing in the Circuit Court for SARA- Venice, FL 34285 County, Florida; thence in a
againstyou. PUBLIC VEHICLE AUCTION deceased, File No. 2 -CP- Facsimile: (941) 365-1492 NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME SOTA County, Florida, Probate Divi- (941) 488-8551 Northerly direction 45 feet; thence
Per F.S. 713.78 c is pending in the Cir- PUBLISH: December 21, 28, PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, sion; the address of which is 2000 FL Bar No. 192724' in a Easterly direction 105 feet;
WITNESSED by hand and the Seal on 1/17/2006 @ 10:00a.m. at 11130-SC, is pending in the Cir 2005 ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) Main Street, P O. Box 3079, Attorney for Personal thence in Southerly direction 45
of the Court on this 13 day of Fla shi To win cuit Court for SARASOTA County, YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE Sarasota, FL 34230-3079. The Representative feet; thence West 105 feet to the
December, 2005.on this 13 day of Flagshi Wayp Towing Florida, Probate Division, the IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH names and addresses of the per- PUBLISH: December 28, 2005 Point of the Beginning.
December, 2005. 103 Corporation Way address of which is P.O. Box THE TWELFTH JUDICIAL IS BARRED. sonal representative and the per- and January 4, 2006 AND

KAREN RUSHING Venice, FL 34285 3079, Sarasota, FL 34230- CIRCUIT IN AND FOR THE DATE OF FIRST PUBLICA- sonal representative's attorney are
Clerk of Circuit Court -1976 FIBERGLASS BOAT 3079. The names and addresses SARASOTA COUNTY, FLORIDA TION OF THIS NOTICE IS set forth below. N THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR South 90 feet of the Western 165
FL#FL8 43CH of the personal representative and PROBATE DIVISION DECEMBER 21, 2005. All creditors of the decedent and SARASOTA COUNTY, FLORIDA feet, less the South 45 feet of Lot 6 New


Alison Herbold -tu'i ,"n"," Qut he personal representative's attor-
Deputy Clerk VIN#JM2UF1117G0598994 ney are set forth below. IN RE: Estate of
epy er PUBLISH: December 28, 2005 All creditors of the decedent and
other persons having claims or MAX NORVILLE
2005 NOTICE TO CREDITORS demands against decedent's ELKINS,
2005 estate, including unmatured, con- Deceased.
6 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR tingent or unliquidated claims, on
006 FOR whom a copy of this notice is File No: 200
SARASOTA COUNTY, FLORIDA served must file their claims with
PROBATE DIVISION this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF NOTICE TO
IT COURT OF File No.: 2005CP 11649NC THREE MONTHS AFTER THE The administration
AND FOR Division: PROBATE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICA- MAX NORVIL
NTY,FLORIDA IN RE: ESTATE OF TION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIR- ELKINS, deceasi
EENINTY, C. W "TY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF 2005-CP-1179C
RE OF: ELEANOR C. WELSH SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS in the Circuit Cour
IRE OF: Deceased. NOTICE ON THEM. County, Florida,
S. Currency NOTICE TO CREDITORS All other creditors of the decedent the address of
15-CA-8551-NC (Summary Administration) and persons having claims or South TamiamiT
DIVISION: "C" TO ALL PERSONS HAVING demands against the decedent's 34293. The nam
CLAIMS OR DEMANDS estate, including unmatured, con- of the Personal R
F ACTION AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: tingent or unliquidated claims, must the Personal Repr
O AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: file their claims with this Court ney are set forth
ITAIN You are hereby notified that an WITHIN THREE MONTHS R All creditors of t
ADDRESS Order of Summary Administra. THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLI- other persons h
tion has been entered in the CATION OF THIS NOTICE. demands agaim
NOTIFIED that a estate of Eleanor C. Welsh, ALL CLAIMS AND OBJECTIONS estate, including
has been filed deceased File Number NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREV- tingent or unliqui
- described cur- deces, ER BARRED, whom a copy
sota County Sher- 2005CP 11649NC, by the Cir- THE DATE OF FIRST PUBLICA- served must file
e required to file cuit Court for Sarasota Coun- TION OF THIS NOTICE LS this Court WITHIN
enses with the ty, Florida, Probate Division, DECEMBER 21, 2005. 3 MONTHS AFTi
urt, 2000 Main the address of which is Sara- THE FIRST PU
FL 34237, and to sota County Circuit Court, P.O. Personal Representative: THIS NOTICE
hose defenses on Box Florida SANDRA BANGHART AFTER THE DA"
day of January, Box3079, Sarasota, Florida 145 Englewood Garden Court OF A COPY OF 1
A. Hoffman, 34230-3079; that the dece- Englewood, FL 34223 THEM.
fice Box 4115, dent's date of death was July All other creditor:


FRANCIS


5-CP-11790-SC
CREDITORS
n of the estate of
.LE FRANCIS
ed, File Number
1-SC, is pending
rt for SARASOTA
Probate Division,
which is 4000
Trail, Venice FL
es and addresses
representative and
esentative's attor-
below.
he decedent and
having claims or
nst decedent's
unmatured, con-
dated claims, on
of this notice is
their claims with
N THE LATER OF
ER THE DATE OF
PUBLICATION OF
OR 30 DAYS
TE OF SERVICE
FHIS NOTICE ON
s of the decedent


Personal Representatives:
LINDA LUCKIER
2041 Roman Ct
Warren, Michigan 48092
Attorney for Personal
Representatives:
Annette Z.P. Ross
Attorney for LINDA LUCIER
Florida Bar No. 0141259
901 Venetia Bay Blvd.
Suite 351
Venice, Florida 34285
(941) 480-1948
PUBLISH: December 21, 28,
2005


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
SARASOTA COUNTY,
FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
IN RE: ESTATE OF
EDWARD E. PETTIS,
Deceased.
File No: 2005-CP-11713-SC
Probate Division
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of
EDWARD E. PETTIS, deceased,
whose date of death was Septem-


other persons having claims or
demands against decedent's estate
on whom a copy of this notice is
required to be served must file their
claims with this court WITHIN THE
LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER
THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLI-
CATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30
DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SER-
VICE OF A COPY OF THIS
NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the decedent
and other persons having claims or
demands against decedent's estate
must file their claims with this court
WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE
DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICA-
TION OF THIS NOTICE. "
ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED
WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET
FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF
THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE
WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME
PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE,
ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2)
YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE
DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH
IS BARRED.
THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLI-
CATION OF THIS NOTICE IS
DECEMBER 21, 2005.
Personal Representative:
CLARICE SPECTER
3897 Willowbrook Dr.


KUPROBATE DIVISIONU
IN RE: ESTATE OF
ELMER S. SWACKHAMMER,
Deceased.
File No. 2005-CP-11635-SC
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of
ELMER S. SWACKHAMMER,
deceased, File Number 2005-
CP-11635-SC, is pending in the
Circuit Court for SARASOTA Coun-
ty, Florida, Probate Division, the
address of which is 4000 South
Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL
34293. The names and address-
es of the personal representative
and the personal representative's
attorney are set forth below.
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS
ARE NOTIFIED THAT:
All persons upon whom this notice
is served who have objections that
challenge the validity of the will, the
qualitifications of the personal rep-
resentative, venue, or jurisdiction
of this Court are required to file
their objections with this Court
WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS


town Farms, as per Plat thereof
recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 38,
of the Public Records of Sarasota
County, Florida.
at public sale, to the highest and
best bidder for cash, at the Sara-
sota County Courthouse, 2000
Main Street, Historic Courtroom,
East Wing, Sarasota, Florida
34237 at 11:00 a.m. on
01/11/2006. The highest bidder
shall immediately post with the
Clerk, a deposit equal to 5% of the
final bid. The deposit must be cash
or cashier's check payable to the
Clerk of the Circuit Court. Final
payment must be made on or
before 5:00 p.m. of the date of the
sale by cash or cashier's check.
Karen E. Rushing
Clerk of the Circuit Court,
By: Suzanne M. Pomerleau
Deputy Clerk
PUBLISH: December 21, 28,
12005
NOTICE OF SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the
undersigned intends to sell the per-
sonal property described below to
enforce a lien imposed on said
property under The Florida Self


NOTICE OF SALE

Storage Facility Act Statutes (Sec-
tion 83.801-83.809).
The undersigned will sell at public
sale by competitive bidding on
Tuesday, the 17th day of Janu-
ary, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. on the
premises where said property has
been stored and which are located
at QUALITY SELF STORAGE,
225 N. Tamiami Trail, City of
Nokomis, County of Sarasota,
State of Florida, the following:
Kenneth Joseph Lemire, #60,
HHG;
Velma M. Poplin, 325. HHG:
Gilbert Cross n27. Tools;
Amelia Irish. #344. HHG:
PUBLIC ADVOCATE LLC #87:
HHG & Office items~hiO r1 I
Larry C. Blanton Jr. P23. HHG:
Larry C. Blanton, #32, HHG.
Purchases must be :-.a- kI? ait r
time of purchase in .:'r, O.1,i, Ali
purchased items are sold as is,
where is, and must be removed at
the time of sale. Sale is subject to
cancellation in the event of settle-
ment between owner and obligated
party.
Dated this 28th day of December &
4th say of January, 2006.
PUBLISH: December 28,2005
and January 4, 2006
NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE
Notice is hereby given that the con-
tents of the rental units listed here-
in will be offered for sale at public
auction, per the Florida Self Stor-
age Act. (Statues/Sections
83.901 83.809).
The property list contained herein
will be sold to satisfy liens imposed
by STORAGE USA on
1/12/2006 AT 9:30 AM, or
thereafter. The sale will occur on
premises, at STORAGE USA,
located as 1266 US Hwy 41,
BYPASS, VENICE, Florida
34285 in the County of Sarasota,
Florida.
Kelly Bidness, Household items
Christina Mc Cutchen, Household
items
Allen Cerinetti, Household Items
Christian Riddle, Household Items
Casey Wiseman, Household items
Anthony Fialkowski, Household
Items
Lori Ferree, Household Items
Robb Kunkle (Frances Kunkle),
Household Items
STORAGE USA reserves the right
to reject all bids. Purchases must
be made at the time of sale by
"Cash" only.' All contents are sold
"as is". Contents of the unit must
be removed immediately, or the
storage unit containing the items
must be rented by the purchaser.
Sale is subject to cancellation at
any time.
PUBLISH: December 28, Janu-
ary 4, 2006

OTHER NOTICES

NOTICE OF FORFEITURE
PROCEEDINGS
TO: All Persons who claim an
interest in the following
property:
One Thousand Two Hundred
and Seventy-Five Dollars
($1,275.00) in U.S. Currency
The Sarasota County Sheriff's
Office seized the described proper-
ty on November 11, 2005, at or
near 12204 Rosaro Avenue,
North Port, Sarasota County,
Florida. Further be advised that
you have a right to an adversarial
preliminary hearing upon request
made to determine whether proba-
ble cause exists to maintain the for-
feiture action. A forfeiture com-
plaint has been filed in the Circuit
Court of Sarasota County, Florida,
being Case No. 2005-CA-12245-
NC.
KURT A. HOFFMAN, ESQUIRE
General Counsel
Sarasota County
Sheriff's Office
Post Office Box 4115
Sarasota, Florida 34230
Telephone (941) 861-4059
(941) 861-5800
PUBLISH: December 28, 2005
and January 4, 2006


Publish Dates:
DECEMBER 21,
DECEMBER 28,
JANUARY 4, 200(
JANUARY 11, 20

IN THE CIRCUIT
THE TWELFT
CIRCUIT IN
SARASOTA COU
IN RE: FORFEIT
$1,289.00 IN U.
CASE NO: 200

NOTICE O0
TO: ERIK B. BRI
UNKNOWN
YOU ARE HEREBY
forfeiture action
against the abovi
rency by the Saras
iff's Office. You ar
your written def
Clerk of the Co
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or before the 20
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OBITUARIES


VENICE GONDOLIER SUN 11A


Constance H. Blade
Constance Hannah Blade
of Venice died Saturday, Dec.
24, 2005. She was 95. -
She was born July 9, 1910,
in Detroit, Mich., and moved
to the area 27 years ago from
Sterling Heights, Mich. She
was a homemaker. She was
Catholic.
Survivors include a son,
Rick of Plymouth, Minn.; two
daughters, Joan Richman and
Bootsey, both of Venice; six
grandchildren; and seven
great-grandchildren.
Services: Services will be at a
later date in Detroit, Mich. Farley
Funeral Home is in charge.of
arrangements.
Contributions: Memorial dona-
tions may be made to Tidewell
Hospice and Palliative Care,
5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota
34238._
Philip T. Hilson
Philip Thorlief Hison
fk of Venice died Sunday,
Dec. 25, 2005. He was
85.
1 He was born Dec. 9,
,1920, in Colfax, Wis., and
moved to Venice in 1994 from
Chicago, Ill. He served in the
J.S. Army during World War'
i. He was an area supervisor
ith Western Electric for 42
,years. He served as a commis-
sioner with the Northwest
suburban Council for the Boy
Scouts.
Survivors include his wife
of 63 years, Judy; a son, Philip
Jr. of Pasadena, Texas; a
daughter, Dawn Hykan of
Superior, Colo.; a sister, Alta
Beranek of Bloomer, Wis.; six
grandchildren; and three


great-grandchildren.
Services: Visitation is Thursday,
Dec. 29, 10-11 a.m., at Lemon
Bay Funeral Home, 1935 South
Tamiami Trail, Venice. A memori-
al service will be held later this
month in Washington Island,
Wis.
Contributions: Memorial dona-
tions may be made to a charity
of one's choice.
Arline R. Lackay
Arline R. Lackay of East
Hampton, N.Y., formerly of
Venice and Nokomis, died
Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2005.
She was 84.
She was born Jan. 3, 1921,
in Richmond Hill, N.Y., and
lived in Venice Campground
for 20 years and most recent-
ly lived in Nokomis. She
worked as a school crossing
guard in Queens Village, N.Y.
Survivors include three
daughters, Carol Cromer,
Susan King and Pamela
Gledhill, all of East Hampton;
a son, Bruce of East
Hampton; 14 grandchildren;
and 15 great-grandchildren.
Services: Interment will be in
the Most Holy Trinity Cemetery
of East Hampton. Yardley & Pino
Funeral Home of East Hampton
is in charge of arrangements.
James H.Noel
James H. Noel of Venice
died Monday, Dec. 26, 2005.
He was 70.
He was born Feb. 22, 1935,
in Cambridge, Mass., and
moved to Venice eight years
ago from New Jersey.
He received a master's
degree in special education
from Kean College and taught


speech at Hanover Park High
School before becoming a
special education teacher in
Mt. Olive Township, N.J. For
several summers he directed
Camp Sundial in Chester,
N.J., a camp for children and
adults who are mentally chal-
lenged, for the Morris County
Unit of NJARC. He also ran
sheltered workshops and
worked for the New Jersey
Commission for the Blind,
placing high school students.
in careers and colleges.
Survivors include his wife
of 48 years, Yvonne; three
daughters, Bonnie Devlin of
Bryn Mawr, Pa., Betsy,
Friedman of Memphis, Tenn.,
and Sharon Prior of Media,
Pa.; a son, Dirck of Blairstown,
N.J.; a sister, Linda Hogg of
Wakefield, Mass.; and nine
grandchildren.
Services: A memorial mass will
be held Thursday, Dec. 29, at 2
p.m., at Our Lady of Lourdes
Catholic Church. A memorial will
also be held later this year in
New Jersey at the convenience
of the family. Lemon Bay Funeral
Home is in charge of arrange-
ments,.
Contributions: Memorial dona-
tions may be made to Tidewell
Hospice and Palliative Care,
5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota,
34238.
Margaretta K. Peattie
Margaretta K. Peattie of
Venice died Sunday, Dec. 25,
2005. She was 86.
She was born Jan. 15, 1919,
in Perry, Ohio, and moved to
Venice in 1993 from Euclid,
Ohio. She was a member of
Christ United Methodist


Church.
Survivors include a daugh-
ter, Judith Chapman of
Venice; three grandchildren;
and two great-grandchildren.
Services: Services and inurn-
ment will be in Perry in the
spring.
Lillian Sandberg
Lillian "Lilly" Sandberg
died Saturday, July 23, 2005.
She was 82.
She worked as an execu-
tive recruiter until retiring to
Florida. She was a graduate of
Simmons College in Boston,
Mass. She was active in her
church and as a volunteer
with different groups such as
immigrants from Estonia,
imprisoned women and dis-
advantaged people in
Palestine. .
Survivors include two
daughters, Karen of Oakton,
Va., and Linnea Heitzman of
Scottsdale, Ariz.; a son, Karl of
Alexandria, Va.; a brother,
Arnold Carlson ofVenice; four
grandchildren; and many
nieces and nephews.
Services: A memorial service
will be held Friday, Dec. 30,
10:30-11:30 a.m. at Venice
Presbyterian Church. A recep-
tion will follow. Internment will
be in the memorial garden of
the church.
Contributions: Memorial dona-
tions may be made to Ghost
Ranch, c/o Venice Presbyterian
Church, 111 E. Firenze Ave.,
Venice, 34285.
Lorraine Romano
Lorraine Romano of
Venice died Sunday, Dec. 25,
2005. She was 89.


She was born Aug. 2, 1916,
in Biddeford, Maine, and
moved to Venice more than
20 years ago from Arlington,
Mass. She was an assistant
insurance underwriter for 12
years at the Richard C. Knight
Company in Boston, Mass.,
until her retirement in 1975.
She was of the Catholic faith
and was active in the Garden
Club of the Bay Indies
Community, where she lived.
Survivors include a sister,
Marcelle Paradis of Montreal,
Quebec, -Canada; a step-
daughter, Dorothy of West
Roxbury, Mass.; four grand-
children; and two great-
grandchildren.
Services: A service of remem-
6rance will be held at Our Lady
of Perpetual Help Retreat Center
in Venice at a later date.
Interment will be at Florida
Veteran's Cemetery in Bushnell.
Farley Funeral Home is in charge
of arrangements.
Contributions: Memorial dona-
tions may be made to TideWell
Hospice and Palliative Care,
5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota,
34238.
William "Bill" Rutledge, Jr.
William "Bill" Rut-
ledge, Jr. of Punta Gor-
da, formerly of Venice,
died Dec. 20, 2005. He
was 84.
He was born lan. 14, 1921,
in Albany, N.Y He served in
the U.S. Navy during World
War [l. He worked as a human
resource manager for the NY
Telephone Company (now
known as Verizon) before
retiring in 1977. He moved to
the Bay Indies Resort in


Venice and moved to the
Alterra Sterling House of
Punta Gorda in 2004. He was
a member of the Telephone
Pioneers of America.
Survivors include three
sons, William In of Murphy,
N.C., Terry of Punta Gorda,
and Bryan of Pensacola; his
companion, Helen Hoyt of
Venice; five grandchildren;
and two great-grandchildren.
Services: A memorial service
will be held Friday, Jan. 6, at 2:30
p.m., at the Alterra Sterling
House of Punta Gorda. Kays-
Ponger Funeral Home is in
charge of arrangements.
Contributions: Memorial.dona-
tions may be made to the
Alzheimer's Association, Florida
Gulf Coast Chapter, 22107 Elmira
Blvd., Port Charlotte, 33952.
Dean K.Thomas
Dean K. Thomas of Venice
died Monday, Dec. 26, 2005.
He was 71.
He was born Jan. 12, 1934,
in Flint, Mich., and moved
to Venice in 1992 from
Lapeer, Mich. He was an,
employee of GM's Delphi
Division. He was a member
of Colonial Baptist Church,
Taylor Ranch.
Survivors include his wife,
Elda; four daughters, Kim
Murphy of Lapeer, Karen
Deleon of Fullenon, Ca., Kelly
Thomas of Linden, Mich.,
and Susan Ferando of Terre
Haute, Ind.; three sons,
Richard of North Port, David
of Terre Haute, and Jim Kamp
of Riverview; -a sister, Joan
Yaney of Naples; 14 grand-
children; and four great-
grandchildren.


State urges consumers to call

unlicensed-activity hotline


STAFF REPORT


The Department of Business
and Professional Regulation has
launched a toll-free number for
unlicensed activity' complaints.
The toll-free line has been
esitblished to provide a'higher
level of customer service and
increased consumer accessibili-
ty to report unlicensed activity.
The toll-free unlicensed
activity line is (866) 532-1440.
"I'm very pleased to
announce the creation of a toll-
free lnrre-dedicated to stopping
unlicensed activity. For the first
time, consumers will have
access to a toll-free line where
they may report the unlicensed
practice ofanyprofessionDBPR
regulates," said DBPR Secretary
Simone Marstiller. "My top pri-
ority for the department is to
improve our customer service,
and the, toll-free line will give
consumers an increased pro-
tection against unlicensed indi-
viduals."
Individuals may be unli-
censed because they are not be
able to meet the financial
requirements; not be able to
pass a background check or do
not meet the education, experi-
ence or skill requirements.
"Due to the severe nature of
the past two hurricane seasons,
there is a heightened focus on
unlicensed contracting.
However, it is importantfor con-


sumers to realize that unli-
censed activity affects us all in a
variety of settings," Deputy
Secretary Dennis ecke said. A
license is required for many pro-
fessionals. including veterinari-
ans, real estate professionals,
cosmetologists, electrical con-
tractors, barbers and auction-
eers."
"It is critical that citizens
report suspected unlicensed
acdtiity." said Mark Reddinger,
unlicensed activity program
administrator. "By doing so, we
can assist in the prevention of
scams and victimization, and
protect Florida's citizens from
financial and material harm."
The mission of the unli-
censed activity program is to
protect the health, safety and
welfare of the public by identify-
ing and eliminating unlicensed
activity through coordinated
efforts with local building
departments, law enforcement
agencies, local state attorneys'
offices and other state agencies.
Consumers are urged to
verify that professionals'
licenses are current and
active by calling (850) 487-
1395, or visiting www.MyFlor
idaLicense.com.
DBPR licenses nearly 1
million businesses and pro-
fessionals ranging from real
estate agents, veterinarians,
and accountants to contrac-
tors and cosmetologists.


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VPD arrests
Michael A. Houston, 46,600
block South Tamiami Trail,
Venice. Charges: domestic bat-
tery, violation of a domestic
injunction. Bond: no listing.
SCSO arrests
lames PVeigel. 30,200 block
Greencove 'Road, Venice.
Charge: DUL. Bond: $500.
Marina K. Powell, 36,
2400 block Lewis Road,
Venice. Charge: petit theft.
Bond: $500.
Patrick Mattias, 37, 300
block Charles Drive, Nokomis.
Criminal registration.
lason Rivera, 32, e500
block Circlewood Drive,
Venice. Criminal registration.
Andrew Nigro, 28, 2000


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camp.
Camp locations are across
the country. The most local is
in Babson Park, Fla.
For a free brochure, call
704-373-0873.
Boat Smart class
The Venice Sail and Power
Squadron will be offering a
Boat Smart course on
Saturday, Jan. 14 and 21. The
classes are 8 a.m. to noon each
day. To pass, students must
attend both dates. Those pass-
ing will earn the Florida
Boating certificate. It may
possibly lower boat insurance.
The classes are at Waymire
Training Center, 1450 Lucaya
Ave., Venice. The cost is $35
individual or $55 for two. For
more information, call (941)
485-SAIL (7245).
Venice Sail and Power
Squadron is a non-for profit
organization, promoting boat
safety and education with
classes and inspections.
Englewood Senior Softball
Englewood Senior 60-plus
Softball is looking for players
for its winter league. The draft
will be on Jan. 4 and league
play begins Jan. 6. Practices
are at 9 a.m. Wednesday and
*Fridays at Field 1 at the
Englewood Sports Complex,
River Road. Contact Norm
SEDfis at 473-4248.
Jensen Brothers
coming to Venice
The Jensen Brothers will be
holding tennis clinics, and
exhibitions on Monday, Jan. 9,
at Jacaranda West Country
Club. The Jensens Luke and
Murphy are fun-loving
tennis personalities who
gained their fame by winning
a French Open doubles title
back in the early '90s. For
more information, contact
Brenda Mertz at 412-0781.
Let it Fly flag football
Local athletes are invited to
participate in the Let It Fly
Flag Football Tournament at
University of South Florida
recreation fields in Tampa
Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 7-8,
2006, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. both
Says.
Let It Fly is a fast-paced,
non-contact 4-on-4 flag foot-
ball tournament that focuses
on speed and accuracy.
Games are played to 28 points
or to 30 minutes.
The University of S. Florida
Rec Fields are located at 4202
East Fowler Ave., Tampa, FL
33620.
Anybody who loves the
game and is looking for a fun,
spectator-friendly and com-
petitive environment to show-
case his or her skills should
play. Divisions range in age
from 8 to 30+ and include
male, female and coed teams.
All spectators are welcome.
Go to 4on4football.com or
call 1-888-997-PLAY (7529) to
learn more about the tour and
to register. The deadline to
register is Monday, Jan. 2, at 5
p.m.
VLL registration
Jan. 7 at Gondolier
Venice Little League will
hold registration for the 2006
spring season on Jan. 7 at the
Venice Gondolier Sun build-
ing under the bridge on the
island. Players ages 7-16 can
sign up between 9 a.m. to
noon that day. The cost is $80
per player with a $30 fund-
raiser fee per family. Receive a
$10 per player discount for
early registration. For more


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John Darcangelis, right, takes some practice t-ball swings as Anaheim
Angels AAA player Adam Pavkovich coaches the young ballplayers.


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SECTION B


CHRISTMAS AT THE VENICE ART CENTER 16B


KIM COOL
FEATURES EDITOR


Fair lady

beats happy

fella

The Florida State Universi -
ty/Asolo Conservatory for
Actor Training will present Joe
Orton's "What the Butler Saw,"
Jan. 4-22. Orton's farce show-
cases the talents of the
'Conservatory's second -year
students, including Brad
Makarowski, who plays the
sex-crazed Dr. Prentice. and
Alix McEachern Jones, a
prospective receptionist who
attracts the doctor's wander-
ing desires. Barbara Redmond
will direct. AllMI productions
x\ill be presented Tuesday
through Friday evenings at 8
p.m.. Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m.
and Sunday at 2 p.m. The
FSU/Asolo Conservatory's
lane B Cooks Theatre is locat-
ed at 5555 North Tarniami
Trail. in die FSU Center for the
Performing Arts, next to the
Ringling Muserun. Tickets for
the evening shows are $21 per
person. matinees are $19 per
person and student tickets are
$12. Rush tickets are available
15 minutes before show time
for $5 and $8. based on avail-
abilit.
The play's title was inspired
by an 19th-century British
expression, "\Vhat the Buder
Saw," referring to a coin-oper-
ated peepshow machine pop-
ular at seaside resorts and
penny arcades. The phrase
evolved into a b\word for
shameful secrets or voyeur-
ism, both of wuhch figure into
the play's hilarious plot twists.
The shenanigans get started
when Dr. Prentice, a psychia-
trist in an upscale clinic, inter-
views or rather seduces -
a receptionist, only to be
interrupted by Ihis wife. His
attempts to cover up his elicit
intentions result in a series of
scandalous incidents, includ-
ing a drugged police sergeant,
gender-reversals and a lock-
down of the asylum.
For tickets, call the box'
office at 351-8000.

Gloria Musicae presents an
all-Mozart concert Tuesda'y,
Feb. 14. at 4 p.m. in Holley
Hall at the Beatrice Friedman
Symphony Center in Saraso-
ta. This concert will include
sacred and secular chonruses,
including the "Missa Brevis in
D." ,
Palm Sunday, April 9, the
singers and orchestra will per-
form Parts II and III of
Handel's "Messiah" at 4 p.m.
at St. Boniface Church on
Siesta Key.
Tickets are $19 per person
and $10 per person for stu-
dents. Telephone ticket orders
can be made through the
Asolo/FSU Center box office
by calling 351-8000. For more
information about Gloria
Musicae, call 954-4223.
Coming up at The Players
in Sarasota is a return engage-
ment of "The Most Happy
Fella," Jan. 11-29. The Frank
Loesser masterwork is return-
ing to the big stage for the first
time since 1982. In 1956, the
show was second only to "My
Fair Lady" as the most popu-
lar show on the Great White
Way.
Containing five love sto-
ries, the show was nominated
for six TonyAwards, including
Best Musical, and was
Loesser's most ambitious

Please see COOL, 5B


This Phartist is both -




photographer and artist


STORY AND PHOTOS BY KIM COOL FEATURES EDITOR
T here are "Phartists" afoot in the neighbor-
hood. Maureen Snyder is one, but is she
an artist or a photographer?


The term was coined by a
local group of photographers
and artists to describe their
combined talents. Members
generally are either one or the
other. Member Jack Perkins is
primarily a photographer,
while Johni and Suzie Seerev-
Lester are predominantly
painters, although the Seerey-
Lesters do use cameras to
record their work and, often,
the subjects of their paint-
ings, especially when paint-
ing out of doors.
Snyder is both photogra-
pher and artist. She sells hei
photographs and she sells her
hand-painted silks and
embroidery designs. A year or
so ago when she began to
print her photographs on silk
fabric and then to embellish
the photos, she became the
personification of that coined
word -- a "phartist."
The Casey Key resident
and her husband Chuck. a
retired business executive,
live in a contemporary house
that offers a gallery-like set-
ting for her artwork as well as
panoranic views of the Gulf
of Mexico.
"No one knows the house
is here," she said, "and that's
what we wanted."
From the street, there are
pine trees, other native plants
and a long driveway from the
gate to the house. Along that


drive are several scenic xistas
fashioned by the artist as
gardner. Found objects
embellish some of the
vignettes, offering a hint at
the considerable talents of
this lady who finally
answered the call of her muse
and went to art school as an
adult with nearly grown chil-
dren.
Once inside the house, all
doubts are gown. 'An artist
lives here. The first floor entry
leads into a ground-level
gallery with a studio on the
gulf side of d-e house, just
beyond the stairs that lead to
the main living area above.
The gallery walls showcase a
variety of photographs.
embellished photos and
other work by Snyder.
Even more awaits upstairs.
During the holiday season.
Snyder pulls out all the stops.
Her holiday table is filled with
hand-painted glass plates
and goblets. Guests are seat-
ed on hand-painted chairs at
the inviting table. More hand-
painted plates and glasses
decorate the open shelves in
the adjacent kitchen and gar-
lands of pepper berry branch-
es and other native greenery
trimmed from the Snyder
property edges windows and
sliding door openings
throughout the house. She
was only beginning her annu-


Artist Maureen Snyder with her colorized, beaded and embroidery-enhanced photograph of
legs seen on the beach.


Photo-printed silk fabric has been inserted in an embroidery
hoop for embellishment with silk threads and beads.


Maureen Snyder's 5-year-old niece was the subject of one of
her early embellished photographs.


al decorations when I
stopped by to see her work.
The Christmas tree would be
the last object decorated as
that is always a family project.
Even this season, when the
house was on the annual
Grace United Methodist
Church holiday home tour,
the tree was not decorated for
the tour.
"It takes me five full days to
decorate," she said. "The tree
won't be decorated until the
three boys get home. It is a
tradition that we each put our
own ornaments on the tree."
She was certain the home
tourists would not even
notice the missing tree.
Snyder seems to have been
born with talent. As a child
she designed her own clothes,
which her mother then trans-
formed into wearable pieces.
Two years into- college, she
married Chuck and became a
stay-at-home mother. Yet her
artistic muse continued to
hover overhead.
She painted murals in the
children's rooms. When the
family lived in Madison, Wis.,
she designed the house in
which- they lived. Greg, the
oldest son was going to col-
lege in Madison at the time.
"You should take a course,"
he said.
She did more than that,
taking a double -major in
apparel and textile design
and art.
"I was designing clothing
but also painting silk fabrics
and dying them' too," she
said. "Then I took a photogra-
phy class."
Soon, she had her degree,
the three sons were going
their separate ways, her hus-
band was about to retire and
she went in search of the per-


fect place for retirement.
"I walked into this house
and it had everything I need-
ed, including an elevator," she
said. "We were here four years
on St. Patrick's Day."
In those four years she
developed her skills as a pho-
tographer/artist. It was only a
matter of time before her


muse led her to die Phartist
group.
Running out of film while
walking the beach with her
camera, she made the
switch to digital, acquiring a
Canon Rebel XT and a 100-
400 mm lens with a stabiliz-

Please see PHARTIST, 5B


Maureen Snyder sips from one of her hand-painted goblets.
Behind her on shelves are several glass plates painted by the
artist.








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One of the Ospreys nesting on the traffic signal on the bridge over the inland waterway at Manasota Beach Road takes
flight after abandoning its nest. A new nest was built on the Osprey tower at Manasota beach.


Making a difference
for the holidays

PHOTO COUlRTES', .F i.IEIl MAF:IE
BULITiON
The Venice-Nokomis Women's
Club collected gifts from
members at the club's
Christmas Gala and Christmas
Tea. Okla Beaudry, (right)
president of Venice-Nokomis
Women's Club, poses with
Evelyn Marino, the "Pick Up
Lady," who will deliver the
gifts for children of migrant
workers in Wachula.


Women's Resource Center answers your New Year's resolutions


BY LESLIE YARD
SPECIAL TO THE G011DOLIER SUII


So you resolved to be
more "Healthy," "Wealthy"
or \Vise" in 2006? Well, the
W\'omen's Resource Center in
Venice may be a good place
to start. In January and
February the Women's
Resource Center is trying
some new approaches with
the help of volunteers.
Volunteers from their profes-
sions will offer health infor-
mation from Medicare
Insurance to Beating Osteo-


porosis. Financial adisors
will offer programs such as
Wills. Trusts and Probate,
Financial Considerations in
Divorce and Smart Women
Iclan Finish Rich. Of course, if
2006 is the year you decided
to go into business for your-
self, you may want to first
check out The Good, the Bad
and the Ugly of Starring your
Ow-n Business.
Maybe you just want to
feel better about yourself. obu
can get some exercise and
lex.ibilitr with Yoga or frees-
tyle movement through Life


As A Dance. But, even though
you look great ... how's your
self-esteem? Feeling good
about yourself helps you at
your job as well as walking
into a parry. It's never too
soon or too late to light a fire
under that self-confidence by
attending the Building your
Self-Esteem program.
Let the \VRC in Venice get
you started down the right
path in 2006. Call 485-9724
for information and reserva-
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DEC.28


Kiwanis
The Kiwanis Club of Venice
meets for lunch atnoon atthe
I-olidav Inn of Venice, 455
North U.S. 41 Bypass. John
Huber discusses his experi-
ences assisting victims 'of
Hurricane Kati ina. Visitors
welcome. Call Irene at 484-
6022.
Compassionate meeting
The Compassionate Friends
of Sarasota meet at 7:30 p.m.
the last Wednesday of each
month in Roomt 109 in the
Soy building ,at Epiphany
Cathedral in Verice. Meetings
are open to all parents who
have lost a child under any
circumstances. Call 496-7819.
Cribbage
The second annual Cribbage
Group meets weekly
Wednesday at 6:45 p.m. at
The End Zone Sports Grille,
Eason Plaza, 2411 South
McCall Road in Englewood.
Seven different games played.
$5 donation for prizes; no
- muggins apply. Call "Boston
Bob" Waltzer at 276-1511.
Elks fun
Lunch is served Wednesdays,
11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at the
new Venice-Nokomis Elks
Lodge, 1021 Discovenr Way in
Nokomis. Call 486-1854.
Dancing
Gotta Dance Studio, 4-Bays
Center, 303 South Tamianmi
Trail in Nokonitis, holds ball-
room dancing every
Wednesday and Friday.
Group lesson 7-8 p.m.; open
dancing untilO1 p.m. $7,
snacks included. Call 486-
0326.
Lunch
Disabled American Veterans
serves lunch daily, .11 a.m.-2
p.m., at 600 Colo'nia Lane in
Nokomis. Call 488-4500.

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BookClub
The Bookshop Book Club at
241 '. \-enice Ave. meets at 7
p.m. to disc-uss "The Year of
Pleasures" by Eliza eth Berg.
Purchase your copy at The
Bookshop for 10 pt.ircent off.
Call 488-1307.
Jewelry class
Melissa Searle leads' jewelry-
making workshops 'for ages
16 and older, 5-8 p.m. at
Woodmere Park, ,. 3951
Woodmere Park Bld' Venice.
No charge for instrucLion; fee
for materials used oily. Use
gemstones to make neck-
laces, bracelets or earrings.
Beginners through adv anced.
Reservations required; call
227-4335.
Benefit concert :
Area favorite Deborah 13erioli
performs a concert for dithe
Venice Opera Guild a\ 7:30
p.m., at the Venice Chtrch of
the Nazarene, 1535 E., Venice
Ave. Berioli, principal artist in
residence with the Opera San
Jose in California, will be
accompanied by pianist, Lee
Dougherty-Ross. Tickets are
$25; call 474-4472.
New Year's at the SFC
Senior Friendship Center cel-
ebrates the new year at: 11
a.m., Friday, Dec. 30, at 2,350
Scenic Drive. Hors d'oeuwres
and beverage from the
"champagne" fountain; luhmch
at noon. Raffle with three
prizes. Holiday attire suggest-
ed. Reservations required 24
hours in advance to 584-0090
or 584-0031. Donation: $3.
At the show
Venice Public' Library, 300 S.
Nokomis Ave., presents a free
6 p.m. showing of "Pay It
Forward" (2000), starring
Kevin Spayey and Helen
Hunt.
Clubbing
* Lunch is served Thursdays,


11:30 a.m.-2;30 p.m., and din-
ner 5-8 p.m. at the new
Venice-Nokomis Elks Lodge,
1021 Discovery Way in
Nokomis. Call 486-1854.
* The Rotary Club of Venice-
Nokomis meets for lunch at
noon Thursdays at Grace
United Methodist Church,
400 E. Field Ave.; Venice, at
the corner of Field and
Avenida del Circo. For more.
information, call 484-9339.
Pilates
Certified Pilates instructor
Randi Green teaches an"
ongoing session with exercise
ball for beginners Thursda s,.
4-5:15 p.m. at Serenity-
Gardens, 602 E. Venice Ave. in
Venice. Cost is $75 for six
weeks or $15 for walk-ins. Call
497-2239.
Music
* Tony Onorato and his
Gentleenn of Jazz perform in
the Gazebo at Centennial
Park in, downtown Venice.
Bring a lawn chair and listen
to great jazz, Thursdays, 2-4'
p.m. Admission is free.
Musicians welcome. Call 423-
9270.
* The Lemon Bay Chord
Company the Englewood
Chapter (P-038) of the,
Barbershop Harmony Socie-
ty, meets Thursdays at 6:30
p.m. at Christ Lutheran
Church, 701 N. Indiana Ave.
Call 493-6417 or visit harmo- .
nize.com/lbcc.
* Bluegrass Jam. 7 p.m., Bee
Ridge Park, Wilkinson at
Lockwood Ridge Road,
Sarasota. Call Floyd Knight at
955-5293.
* The 13-piece Royal Aires
dance band performs free to
the public, 10 a.m.-noon,
Thursday, at the. Elks Lodge
on Indiana Avenue in Engle-,
wood. Call Paul at 480-1199 or
Dick at 484-5804.
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Hula for health with BJ Keoki
Brooks, Thursdays, 11 a.m.-
noon, in the Suncoast
Auditorium. Englewood
Communitniy Hospital, 700
Medical Blvd., Englewvood. $4
for H2U members, $5 for
guests. Call Brooks at 474-
6412.

The Women's Resource Center
of Sarasota County, 806 Pine-
brook Road, Venice, 485-9724
* Yoga. 10:30 a.m.-noon and
5:30-7 p.m. Gentle, appropri-
ate for beginners. Please
bring a mat. Men welcome.
Fee: $5 for members, $8 for
nonmeinbers. '
* Caregivers' Support Group,
noon-1:30 p.m. Led by June
Tomaso-Wood. LCSW. Fee:
$5. .
* Building Self-Esteem, 6-7:30
p.m. Led by Phyllis K. Jensen,
Psy.D. Fee: $5.
Dancing
Gotta Dance Studio, 4-Bays
Center, 303 South Tamiami
Trail in Nokomis, holds
beginners dance night, 7:30-9
p.m. Thursday. Learn steps
all evening with four teachers
available to help. $5, snacks
included. Call 486-0326.
Good sports
Florida Wheelers Bowling
Association welcomes wheel-
chair- and standup bowlers,
Thursday at 3 p.m. at AMF
Venice Lanes, 1100 South U.S.
Bypass. No experience neces-
sary. Call Leon Thompson at
475-1369 or Yola Levenson at
493-5849.

Thursday bingo
* Noon, The Jewish Commu-
nity Center of Venice, 600
Auburn Road, nonsmoking.
Hard cards available for sight-
impaired players. Doors open
at 10 a.m. Lunch available.


Call 493-7558.
* Senior Friendship Center
Cafe, 2350 Scenic Drive,
Venice, holds bingo at 11 a.m.
Tuesday and Thursdays;
lunch at noon with 24-hour
reservations. Donation: $3.
Call 584-0090 or 584-0031.

FRIDAY,
DEC. 30

Flute circle
Venice Native American flute
circle for beginners takes
place 7-8 p.m. at Serenity
Gardens, 602 E. Venice Ave. in
Venice. It is not necessary to
read music or have a flute to
participate. Call Serenity.
Gardens at 486-3577 or e-
mail Ann-Marie at venice-
flutecircle@verizon.net.
Fish fry


Advanced level teach. Call
(941) 828-0481 or e-mail red-
bates(@juno.com.
Pasta
Lotsa Pasta available 4:30-
7:30 p.m. Friday at the Italian
American Club of Venice,
1375 Ringling Blvd. Cost is $8.
Take out available. Call 486-
1492.

SATURDAY,.
DEC. 31

Music event
Gary Lesher performs at 7
p. nm. at the Saltwater Cafe,
1071 North Tamiami Trail,
Nokomis.
New Year's Eve ride
Ride with Dick \Vesling of the
Coastal Cruisers Bicycle Club
from the North Mianasota


Disabled .American Veterans Beach. parking lotto do 3C
holds a Friday Night Fish Fry miles onto Venice island rid-
at 5 p.m. at 600 Colonia Lane ing at a moderate pace. Meet
in Nokomis. Call 488-4500. at 8:30 a.m.; helmets
required. Call Dick at 48=75-
Elksfun 5404.


DEC. 31, NEW YEAR'S EVE
* Bay Indies hosts a New Year's dinner and party. Appetizers, full-
course dinner ar 7:30 p.m., champagne at midnight. Dance to the
music of Good and Tight. Setups provided; BYOB. Tickets are 535
per person. Call 484-1122.
* Country Club Estates holds a New Year's Senior Prom at 700
Waterway in Venice. 540 per person includes dinner at 7:30 p.m.
and Jerry Whites 18-piece orchestra. BYOB. RSVP to 412-3691.
* Disabled American Veterans, 600 Colonia Lane, Nokomis, holds a
New Year's Eve dinner and dance featuring prime rib, champagne
and a cold buffet at midnight. Music by J.W. Tickets on sale at the
bar for S20. Call 488-4500.
- The German-American Social Club of Sarasota hosts a New Year s.
Eve dance, 7 p.m.-12:30 a.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall,
4880 Fruitville Road, Sarasota. full buffet dinner, appetizers and
dessert and champagne. Cocktails, 6-7 p.m. RSVP to Brigitte at
371-7786.
- Gotta Dance Studio holds a ballroom dance, 8:30 p.m.-12:30
a.m., at 4-Bays Center, 303 South Tamiami Trail in Nokomis. Enjoy a
buffet of hors d'oeuvres, noisemakers, hats and a champagne
toast at midnight. Tickets are $50 for an evening of music and fun.
Call 486-0326.
* The Italian American Club, 1375 Ringling Drive, Venice, holds a
New Year's extravaganza beginning with cocktails at 6 p.m., appe-
tizers and a prime rib dinner by Cordon Blue Caterers. Dessert and
coffee. Dance to the music of Sky High. Venetian Hour at mid-
night. Tickets are S50 for members, $60 for guests. Call Carl at 493-
6344 or Michael at 493-6279.
*The Polish-American Society of Venice holds a New Year's Eve
gala, "Sylvester 2006:'6 p.m.-2 a.m., at Venice Gardens, 406
Shamrock Blvd. Tickets are $60 for members, $70 for guests. RSVP
to Czeslaw at 408-9657 or Lucjan at 485-5750.
*The South Verice Yacht Club celebrates the New Year at the club-
house, 4425 Yacht Club Road, at 8:30 p.m. Enjoy a sit-down prime
rib dinner by Tina and Helene. Champagne at midnight. BYOB,
setups provided. Cost: $50 per person. RSVP to 497-1169.


Lunch is served Fridays, 11:30
a.m.-2:30 p.m., and dinner 5-
8 p.m. with music 7-10 p.m. at
the new Venice-Nokomis Elks
Lodge, 1021 Discovery WaV in
Nokomis. Call 486-1854.
Euchre
-FW Post 8118 hosts Euchre
at 1 p.m. Friday at 832 E.
Venice Ave. All players wel-
come.
Scraptherapy
K2 Scrapbook Studio offers
scrapbooking for beginners
and advanced crafters. 3
p.m.-midnight, Fridays. at
4281 Clark Road in Sarasota.
Relax in a supportive and cre-
ative environment, enjoy a
fine meal. share your skills
and make new friends. Cost:
$15. RSVP to 926-1744.

Dancing
* Gotta Dance Studio, 4-Bays
Center, 303 South Tamiami
Trail in Nokomis, ballroom
dancing, 7-8 p.m. group les-
son;. 8-10 p.m. open dancing.'
Cost: $7, snacks included.
Call 486-0326.
* Tap dancing, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
at Starz Choice Dance Studio,
348 Seaboard Ave., Venice.
Call instructor Maria
Santagada at 484-9827.
* Sharon de Marc and Maria
Santagada teach intermedi-
ate Tappercise classes, 4:30-6
p.m., Fridays, at Starz Choice,
348 Seaboard Ave., Venice.
$10 for a 1-1/2-hour class or
$6 for one hour. Call de Marc
at 408-0019.,
* Red Bates calls the following
square dance programs
Friday at Woodmere Park
Recreation Center, 3951
Woodmere Park Blvd., Venice.
10 a.m.-noon, C-1 dance
workshop; 3-5 p.m.,


Elks fun
Lunch is served Saturday,
11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., and din-
ner and music 5-8 p.m. in the
ballroom at the new Venice-
Nokomis Elks Lodge. 1021
Discovery Way in Nokomis.
Call 486-1854.


Breakfast
Disabled American Veterans
offers breakfast 8-11 a.m.
every Saturday at 600 Colomnia
Lane in Nokomnis. Cost: $3. All
are welcome. Call 488-4500.
Story time
The Bookshop holds story.
time with a craft at 11 a.m. for
parents and children ages 1-8,
241 W. Venice'Ave. Call 488-
1307.
Dance
Gotta Dance Studio, 303
South Tamiami JTrail in
Nokomis: Free beginning
dance lessons Saturdays, 10-
11 a.m.; Bronze Beginner 1
Class of ballroom basics,
Saturday, 11 a.m.-noon.
Singles welcome. $6 for cou-
ples, $4 for singles; and ball-
room dancing Saturdays.
Group lesson 7-8 p.m., open
dancing until 10 p.m. $7,
snacks included. Call 486-
0326.
Market
Visit the Farmer's Market
every Saturday, 8 a.m.-noon
downtown Venice in Cen-
tennial Park, at the corner of
Tampa and Nokomis Ave-
nues. For information, call
484-3801.

R.
Painting classes
* An acrylic painting class
starts at 9 a.m., Monday, Jan.


2, at the Venice Gardens Civic
Center, 406 Shamrock Blvd.
One-stroke technique. Fee
and supplies required. Call
Barb at 497-1395.
* Carolyn Merenda leads Fun
with Watercolor paint-alongs
for adults of all skill levels,
Wednesday, 2:30-4:30 p.m.,
Jan. 4-25 at the Nokomis
Conmmimunit Center, 234 East
Nippino Trail. Cost is $62 plus
supplies. Register at first
class; supply list available at
the center. Call Merenda at
366-2866.
Horse play
The Lipizzaner Stallions pre-
sent their 36th anniversary
tour of the Dancing White
Stallions, performing at the
Manatee Convention & Civic
Center in Palmetto, 7:30 p.m.,
Tuesday, Jan. 3; and 2 p.m.
and 7:30 p.m., Wednesday,
Jan. 4. Tickets: $19.50; chil-
dren younger than 12 and
seniors older than 60: $17.50.
Matinee price for 2 p.m."
show: $15.50. Order from
ticketmaster.com or call (941)
722-3244 or (813) 287-8844.
Hoosier time
The Indiana Club meets at
5:30 p.m., Wednesday. Jan. 4,
at Lemon Bay Park, 570 Bay
Park Blvd., Englewood. Open
to all present and former
Hoosiers. Potluck, bring your
own table service and dish to
share. Speaker is Carolyn
Dodson, microwave cooking
expert. Call 697-1792 or 475-
5187.

Coast Guard Training Center,
1200 Harbor Drive, Venice,
492-5904, wvww.cgauxven-
ice.org.
* Advanced Coastal Naviga-
tion, Wednesdays, 7-9 p.m.
Jan. 4-April 5. Register at ,6
p.m. at first class. Cost: $90 for
texi and tools. Covers marine-
magnetic compass, nautical
charts, navigator tools, tides
and currents and more.
* Boating Skills and Seaman-
ship, Mondays and Thurs-
days, 6:30-9 p.m. Register at
6:30 p.m., Thursday. Jan. 5.
Cost: $50 or $60 for couple
sharing one book. Course
covers rules of the road, boat
handling, personal safety.
boating regulations and
more.
Amphibious Forces meet
An Amphibious Forces lun-
cheon takes place at 11 a.m.
the first Wednesday of each
month (Jflan. 4) at the
American Legion of Venice,
No-Vel Post 159, 145 E.V\enice
Ave. Call 497-0345.
Furfun


The Humane Society of
Sarasota County Inc. offers
the Fur Fun Club. a program
that helps kids ages 7-12 learn
about animals. Activities
include: dog walking, cat cud-
dling, animal-themed arts
and crafts, animal-care les-
sons and games. The pro-
gram meets four Fridays, 4-
5:30 p.m. in the Education
Center of the Humane
Society of Sarasota County,
2331 15th St., Sarasota. The
Spring 2006 schedule is: Jan.
6-26; Feb. 3-24; March 3-24;
and April 7-28. Cost: $25 per
child per four-week session.
Registration required; spaces
are limited. Call Kate or Dee
at 955-4131.
Moving sale
The Venice-Nokomis Elks
Lodge holds a moving sale 8
a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 7,
at the old lodge at 119 E.
Venice Ave. All are welcome.
Call 486-1854.
Sorority event
The Sarasota-Manatee Chi
Omega Alumnae Association
holds its annual meting and
election of officers at the
home of Anne Young. Those
attending are asked to bring a
favorite brunch selection.
RSVP to Anne by Jan. 7 at 751-
0304 and let her know what
brunch item they expect to
bring.
Photograhic workshop
The John and Mable Ringling
Museum of Art presents


Clyde Butcher: Picturing
What Matters photographic
workshop, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.,
Saturday, Jan. 7. Includes
slide lecture, discussion and a
photo excursion on the
grounds. Lunch and snacks
provided. Please bring cam-
era equipment. Fee: $225 for
museum members, $250 for
nonmembers. To register, call
_Maureen at 359-5717 or
Nathalie at 359-7776.
Cabaret
"Diva and the Italian Guy"
cabaret dinner show will
appear Sundays. Jan. 8 and
22, at Vincenzo's Little Italy
Restaurant. 385 U.S. 41
Bypass in Venice. Dinner at 5
p.m., with music and comedy
show following. Cost: $29.95
per person. Reservations
required. Call 488-5070.
Family program
The John and 1\ able Ringling
Museum of Art offers an
interactive Handz-On Family
Program for ages 6-12 and
their adult partner, 1-3 p.m.,
Sunday, Jan. 8, 15 and 22 in
the Museum of Art Lobby,
5401 Bay Shore Road in
Sarasota. Activities include
Under the Big Top, Circus
Posters and Circus Wagons.
One adult may bring up to
three children. Free with
museum admission and free
for members. Registration
required. Call Janine at 359-
5700, Ext. 3703, or e-mail
jpackard@''ringling.org.
Dance classes
The Tolmans teach eight-
week dance classes. Couples
only; $32. Call 627-1696.
* Monday, Jan. 9, Venice
YMCA Youth Center, 701
Center Road. Latin Salsa, 6:30
p.m.; basic swing, 7:30 p.m.;
advanced swing, 8:30 p.m.
* Tuesday, Jan. 10, Venice
Community Center, 326 S.
Nokomis Ave. Basic ballroom,
9 a.m.; intermediate, 10 a.m.;
advanced, 11 a.m.
* Thursday, Jan. 12;.
Woodmere Park, 3951
VWoodmere Park Blvd., Venice.
Basic, 3 p.m.: intermediate, 4
p.m.
Resource
Center challenge
The Women's Resource
Center of Sarasota County
offers a course of intense per-
sonal support to gain self-
confidence and coping skills
to overcome life challenges.
The program takes place 6-9
p.m. Jan. 9-11, 16-18 and 23-
25 at 806 Pinebrook Road in
Venice. Call 185-9724.
Computer class
The Women's Resource
Center holds a two-part com-
.puter basics class, 3:30-5:30
p.m., Monday, Jan. 9 and 16,
at 806 Pinebrook Road in
Venice. Learn beginning word
processing using MS Word.
Knowledge of Windows a pre-
requisite. Led by Sandi Webb.
Fee: $10 for members, $16 for
nonmembers. Call 485-9724.
College club
The College Club of the
Venice Area meets at 11:30
a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 10, at the
Jacaranda West Country Club,
1901 Jacaranda Blvd., Venice.
Guest speaker is author and
Gondolier Sun features editor
Kim Cool. For club informa-
tion, call 496-4963.
Girls Pilates
Community Youth Develop-
ment and the Venice branch
of the South County Family
YMCA holds a girls-only
Pilates class, 6:30-7:30 p.m.,
Tuesday, Jan. 10, at701 Center
Road. An instructor guides
students through basic
Pilates exercises. Call 492-
9622.
Sister Cities lunch
Dr. Carolyn Bloomer provides
an update on the search for a
Chinese Sister City at the
Sarasota Sister Cities Associa-
tion luncheon at the Sarasota


Yacht club, Thursday, Jan. 12.
The luncheon is open to any-
one interested and reserva-
Please see VENUE 14B


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WEDNESDAY, DEC. 28,2005


COURTESY PHOTO


25TH ANNIVERSARY

Kerckhoff


:' The engagement of
Chastity Miller of Sarasota,
tFla., to Dustin Underwood of
Sarasota, Fla., has been an-
tiounced. She is the daughter
'of Gail Miller of Venice and
Stan Miller ofVenice. He is the
ton of Cheryl Underwood of
Venice and Darrell
Underwood of Englewood,
iFla.
The bride-elect is a 1999


graduate of Venice High
School and a 2002 graduate of
Keiser College. She majored
in graphic design and is em-
ployed by Venice Wireless in
Venice.
The bridegroom-to-be is a
1999 graduate of Venice High
School. He is employed by
Otis Spunkmeyer in Sarasota.
SThe wedding will take
place May 13, 2006.


I100TH BIRTHDAY

Grace Hatch
Grace Hatch ofVenice cele- S. Hatch and his neighbor,
brated her 100th birthday Linda Sanicki, of Falmouth,
Sunday, Dec. 25. Mass., for letting us know
Thanks to her son, George about her birthday.

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PHOTO COURTESY OF TAI I .A FPPATOLLA.

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Krysandra Papatola


Krysandra Papatola of
Venice celebrated her first
birthday on Chrluistmas Day,
Sunday; Dec. 25, 2005. She
spent Christmas and her
birthday x\ith her mother,


Christina Papatola, her
grandparents Pam and Gary
Papatola, great-grandmother
Mary Murabito. and her aun-
ties, Tanya, Danielle and
Dezerae Papatola.


PHOTOS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
Now that the Venice Gondolier Sun has a new press and increased
capabilities, we're able to print more pages in color. We will still be
accepting your photographs in black and white, but feel free to
send your color photos in to us, too. We also have announcement
forms available in electronic format. To request an electronic form
or submit your special photos, e-,mail: Ifehl'.,venicegondolier.com.


Kenneth and Margaret
Kerckhoff of Venice will dele-
brate their 25th anniversary
Dec. 31, 2005. They were mar-
ried in St. Louis, Mo., and
have lived in the Venice area
for six years.
They are the parents of
Kenneth, Paul and Gregory
Miller, and Andrew Kerckhoff,
all of St. Louis; and of Laura
Smith and Melinda Sims. of


Reserve your booth
The Venice EXPO 2006 has
a few open booths available
for reservations. The EXPO
features ideas for the home,
health and business and takes
place at the Venice Com-
munity Center. 326 S. No-
komis Ave., March 3 and 4, 9
a.m.-4 p.m. I
For more information, call
Irene O'Connell at 484-6022
or Dale Carson at 497-6378.
Kiwanis seeks speakers
The Kiwanis Club of Venice
is looking, for people to host
seminars hourly in Room F at


Kansas City,;Mo. The couple,
has six grandchildren.
They celebrated their
anniversary with a cruise of
the Mediterranean Sea in
October.
Mr. Kerckhoff is retired
from Peuely Dairy Company
in St. Louis. He served as an
officer in the U.S. Navy. The
couple does' volunteer work
in Sarasota County.


the Venice Community Cen-
ter at the Veni.de EXPO, March
3 and 4.
Call Irene O'Conne1l' at
'484-6022 for more informa-
tion.
Car donations
Goodwill-Manasota is
seeking donations of cars,
boats, RVs, etc. Sales of these
items help fund the many free
services offered to the com-
munity by Goodwill. Good-
\\ill- Nlanasc ta will provide.
free pickup and a receipt for
tax purpose's. Call 355-2721,
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_ _PHARTIST from pagelB


"I took a class from John
(Seerey-Lester) and decided
I was a photographer and
not a painter," she said.
"Hanging out with artists, it
bothered me that I could
make 50 copies (of my origi-
nal photo). I was used to
doing one-of-a-kind works."
The idea for embellishing
photos grew from that
thought.
She searched for a fabric
on which to print her pho-
tos, eventually finding
Haboti silk, a fine-weave silk
that is paper-backed so that
it can be fed through a print-
er.
She bought herself a pro-
fessional printer with a plat-
en wide enough for large


photos and was on her way.
"It's an Epson 2200, which
can handle bigger fabric and
has seven different inks,"
she said. "Having all sepa-
rate colors plus black helps
color-wise."
Once the fabric is printed
and the backing removed,
Snyder uses an embroidery
hoop to hold her work in
place while she embellishes
the design with threads and
findings such as beads.
Working on a photo of her 5-
year-old niece jumping up
out of the water, she sewed
sparkly beads on the picture
to replicate water drops.
When she travels on
planes, she precuts embroi-
dery threads so she doesn't
need scissors to take her art-


work along on her travels.
Custom portraits, includ-'
ing wedding photos, have
become one of her special-
ties.
"I am doing a wedding
photo of Greg's wife," she
said.
Snyder also embellishes
greeting cards, some made
from her photos and some
made as collages of shiny fab-
rics, glitter and other findings. *
The third Thursday of
March, Snyder and her fellow
Phartists will display their work
at the Collector's Gallery 211 W
Venice Ave., during the monthly
Third Thursday evening walk
event on the avenues of down-
town Venice.
To contact Snyder, call her
at 485-2639.


COOL frompageIB

show. Among the hit songs runs daily except Mondays ,tions. Gala fundraising event, co- the Jan. 14 event. The evening presses and more. Seminars
from the show are "Standing Jan. 12-29. There will be a spe- Proceeds from the event chaired by Mary Ann will be topped off by dancing are scheduled for Feb. 11 and
on the Comer," "Joey, Joey, cial discounted preview night benefit homeless and aban- Robinson and Lee Peterson, to the popular group, 18.
Joey" and "Big D." Jan. 11 at 7:30 pm. Except for doned animals cared for by features entertainment by Mainstream. The first seminar is nearly
The Players production that evening and opening St. Francis. Tickets are $50 per international circus stars. Tickets are $150 per person. filled. To learn more or to be
will be directed by Consuelo night, evening performances person or $375 for a table for Festivities start at 6:30 p.m. Patron tickets are available at added to the mailing list, con-
Holzer and will feature Jorge will begin at 8 p.m. and eight. For more information, with cocktails and dinner $250 per person with special- tact MacDonald at shop-
Acosta as Tony Esposito, a Sunday matinees willbegin at visit stfrancisar.org or call catered by Michael's on East. ly priced tables for eight and pingsskills.com or Lynn@
lonely California grape grow- 2-p.m. 485-8082. The animal shelter A live auction will follow din- 10 available. Call 371-6798 to s h o p p i n g s k i 11 s
er in search of a mail-order The Players Theatre is at and adoption center is at her. Cliff Roles, popular local make your reservations. .com. MacDonald's most
bride, with Erica Jade Drew as 838 North Tamiami Trail, 1925 South Tamiami Trail in radio host on 1220 AM ****** recent best seller is "How to
Rosabella, the object of his Sarasota. For tickets, call the Venice. It is open weekdays, (WIBQ) and Ringmaster for Marketing maven and Use Your Shopping Skills to
affections. Others in the cast box office at 365-2494 week- 1-5 p.m. and Saturday, 11 the 2006 Circus Sarasota pro- best-selling author Lynn Get a Man," published in
include Greg Keher, Wayne days, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. or a.m.-5 p.m. The CatteryThrift duction, will do the honors as MacDonald hosts Get 2005 by Cesario Inc. and
Wright and Kaylene Saturdays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Store is at 1651 South the guest auctioneer. Other Booked, a day-long seminar available in Venice at The
Cummingham. Hal Holzer is ****** Tamiami Trail in )the offerings will be available for authors and would-be pBookshop, in Sarasota at
the' musical director with St. Francis Animal Rescue's Jacaranda Plaza inVenice. It is during a silent auction prior authors who need to learn Sarasota News & Books,
choreography by Eric Berkel. annual Cat's Meow Gala is 6 open Mlonday-Friday, 9 a.m.- to the live auction, about such things as query Circle Books and Barnes and
All seats for "The Most p.m., Saturday, Jan. 21, at 4 p.m. Circus acts from around the letters, publishing, printing, Noble as well as other nation-
Happy Fella!" are $21 for Pelican Point Golf and ****** globe, representative of the Jpromotion, advertising and al and online book stores.
adults and $11 for students. Country Club in Venice. In Circus Sarasota celebrates creativity, -elegance and how to get on the talk-show
Group sale discounts for par- addition to a buffet dinner, The Art of Circus with a fabu- strength seen in Circus circuit. You can e-mail Kim Cool
ties of 10 or more are alsq there will be music and danc- lous evening under the Big Sarasota's fantastic produc- Learn about book design, at: kcool,@venicegondolier
available. The production, ing and silent and live auc- Top on Saturday, Jan. 14. The tions, will be spotlighted at printing companies, vanity .com.




CLUBS AND NOTICES


American Legion No-Vel Post
159, 145 E. Venice Ave.,-
Venice, 488-1157.
* Monday: all day hot dogs,
$2; line dancing, 4:30-6:30
p.m.; third Monday: 10:30
a.m., executive board meet-
ing; fourth Monday: 7:30
p.m., 40/8 promenade.
* Tuesday-Friday: 11 a.m.-2
p.m., lunch; Second Tuesday:
7:30 p.m., auxiliary meeting;
third Tuesday: 7:30 p.m. Post
meeting.
*Wednesdays: 6-8 p.m. Bingo,
food available; first
Wednesday: 11 a.m., Am-
phibious Forces meeting. Call
497-0345; second Wednes-
day- 11 a.m., Waves meeting.
* Thursday: 5-8 p.m., wings
and burgers; first Thursday:
11 a.m.,WACs meeting.
* Friday: 6-8 p.m., dinner; 7-
10 p.m., dancing.
* Saturday: all day belly-
buster hot dogs, $2.

Men of all ages are invited to
sing with The New Venice
Gondoliers Barbershop
Chorus, Mondays at 6:30
p.m. at the Venice-Nokomis
United Methodist Church,
208 W Palm Ave., Nokomis.
Call 484-4526 or 408-1266.

Bingo
* Tuesday and Thursdays, 11
a.m. Senior Friendship
Center, 2350 Scenic Drive.
Call 493-3065.
* Tuesday, noon, Venice
Gardens Civic Center, 406
Shamrock Blvd. Doors open
11 a.m., nonsmoking. Snacks
available. Call 493-6541.
* Wednesday, 6-8 p.m.,
American Legion No-Vel 159,
145 E. Venice Ave., Venice.
Doors open 5 p.m. Food
available. Call 488-1157.
* Thursday, noon. The
Jewish Community Center of
Venice, 600 Auburn Road,
nonsmoking. Doors open 10
a.m. Hard cards available for
sight-impaired players.
Lunch available. Call 493-
7558.
* Sunday, 2 p.m. Knights of
Columbus, 512 Substation
Road, by Burger King. Doors
open at noon. Snacks avail-
able. Call 484-4512.

VFW Post 8118 hosts Euchre
every Friday at 1 p.m. and
Sunday at 2 p.m. at 832 E.
Venice Ave. Open to all play-


ers, not just VFW members.

Florida Wheelers Bowling
Association welcomes wheel-
chair- and standup bowlers,
Thursday at 3 p.m. at AMF
Venice Lanes, 1100 South U.S.
Bypass. No experience neces-
sary. Call Leon Thompson at
475-1369 or Yola Levenson at
493-5849.

The Central Florida
Camping Club, aka, the
Crank-Y-Campers, has mem-
bers and camps all over the
state and invites you to meet
new people and make new
friends at our monthly cam-
'pouts. Children and pets wel-
come. Call (407) 699-3039 or
(407) 575-3300 or visit geoci-
t i e s
.com/crankycampers.

Classics Club is a 60+ group
that meets at area restaurants
for lunch Thursdays at 1:30
p.m. Call 493-3829 or 488-
4150.

The second annual Cribbage
Group meets weekly
Wednesday at 6:45 p.m. at
The End Zone Sports Grille,
Eason Plaza, 2411 South
McCall Road in Englewood.
Seven different games played..
$5 donation for prizes; no
muggins apply. Call "Boston
Bob" Waltzer at 276-1511..

The Venice Deaf Social Club
meets the third Saturday of
each month at 5:30 p.m. at
Calvary Bible Church, 1936 E.
Venice Ave., Venice. For more
information, contact Sarah
Harris at the Community
Center for the Deaf and Hard
of Hearing at sharris@
ccdhh.org or (941) 758-2539
voice or TDD.

The Venice Florida Corvettes
Club meets at 7 p.m. the first
Tuesday at Jacaranda Trace,
3600 William Penn Way,
Venice. Call 497-4590 or e-
mail vfcorvettes@sbcglobal
.net.

The Greater Venice Florida
Dog Club offers classes in
puppy training ($50), basic
obedience ($70) and confor-
mation classes ($6 per night)
Tuesday nights at the South
Venice Civic Association
Building on Alligator Drive.


Class sizes are limited and are
offered in seven-week ses-
sions. Call Terri at 423-6945.

HMS Phoebe chapter of the
Daughters of the British
Empire meets the first
Tuesday. Women of British
birth or heritage are welcome.
Call 493-7273.

The Venice Doll Club meets
* the first Monday at 10 a.m. on
the second floor at Jacaranda
Trace, 3600 William Penn
Way, Venice. All are welcome.
Cost is $5, including lunch.
Call Barbara Williams, presi-
dent, at 473-3371.

Gulf Coast Banjo Society
meets Thursdays at Snook
Haven, 5000 E. Venice Ave.,
Venice, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. The
public is welcome. Call 488-
3023.

The Gulf Coast Humanist
Association meets the third
Saturday at noon at the
Marco Polo Restaurant in Bird
Bay 'Plaza, Venice. Call
Rosemary at 475-4432 o
Sandie at 492-5555.

A Hard of Hearing support
group, sponsored by The
Community Center for the
Deaf & Hard of Hearing of
Manatee/Sarasota Inc., meets
monthly, 11 a.m.-noon at the
Venice office, 628A Cypress
Ave. Facilitator is Joan Haber
of Self-Help for the Hard of
Hearing. Meeting dates are
Sept. 19, Oct. 17, Nov. 21 and
Dec. 19. For more informa-
tion, call Sarah at (941) 758-
2542 or e-mail sharris@
ccdhh.org.

The Heritage Trail Knitting
Guild meets the first Tuesday
at 7 p.m. at Venice Public
Library, 300 S. Nokomis Ave.
All individuals who knit, cro-
chet or are interested in find-
ing out more about these
crafts and the benefits of
membership are welcome.
Call Jamie Killorin at 485-
5196.

The Italian American Club of
Venice, 1375 Ringling Drive,
Venice, 486-1492.
* Monday: Italian language
classes. Free and open to the
public. Beginners: 5:45 p.m.;
Intermediate and ongoing:


7:15 p.m.
* Friday: Lotsa Pasta, 4:30-
7:30 p.m., $7. Take-out avail-
able.

Tony Onorato and his
Gentlemen of Jazz perform in
the Gazebo at Centennial
Park in downtown Venice.
Bring a lawn chair and listen
to great jazz, every Thursday,
2-4 p.m. Admission is free.
Musicians welcome.

The Kiwanis Club of Venice
meets for lunch at noon
Wednesday at the Holiday
Inn of Venice, 455 North U.S.
41 Bypass. Visitors welcome.
Call 484-6022. .

The Knights of Columbus-
Venice, 512 Substation Road,
holds pancake breakfasts first
and third Sundays, 8-11:30
a.m., adults: $3.50, children
under 6: free with parent. Call
485-1663.

Lola Miller leads line dance
lessons Wednesdays:at Venice
United Church of Christ, 620
Shamrock Blvd. Beginners
lessons, 5:30-6:30 p.m.; inter-
mediate, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Cost:
$4. Call Miller at 493-9665.

Live acoustic music at Books-
A-Million, 4230 South
Tamiami Trail in Venice every
first and third Monday, 7-9:30
p.m. Call Richard at 408-9515.

Visit the Farmer's Market
every Saturday, 8 a.m.-noon
downtown Venice in
Centennial Park, at the comer
of Tampa and Nokomis
avenues. Call 484-3801.

New Jerseyans of Florida
meets once a month, usually
Thursday, September
through June. Events include
dinner dances, luncheons,
dinner theater and picnics.
Dues are $20 per year.
Contact membership chair at
493-6525 or e-mail mills45@
verizon.net.


Oscar Scherer State Park,
1843 South Tamiami Trail,
Osprey, 483-5956. Park
admission is $4.25 per vehicle
and canoe rental fee is $5 per
hour.
* Thursday, 7:30 a.m., bird
walks.
* Friday, 8:30 a.m., ranger-


led walks.
* Sunday, 8:30 a.m., scrub
walks.

The Republican Club of
South Sarasota County, serv-
ing Englewood, Laurel,
Nokomis, Osprey, South
Sarasota and Venice, meets
the second Wednesday at the
Venice Chamber of
Commerce, 597 South
Tamiami Trail. 11:30 a.m.
meet-and-greet, with snacks
followed by program and
speaker at noon. All are wel-
come. Call Don at 497-6454 or
Jerry at 416-5510, or e-mail
RCSSC@att.net.

The Rotary Club of Venice-
Nokomis meets for lunch
Thursday at noon at Grace
United Methodist Church,
400 E. Field Ave., Venice, at
the corner of Field and
Avenida del Circo. For more
information, call 484-9339. '

Area Navy Seabee veterans
meet the second Saturday at
11:30 a.m. at the Family Table
Restaurant, 14132 Tamiami
Trail, North Port. Call Tom ft
497-5944.

The Englewood/Venice
Chapter of Sew Much Fun
meets the first Monday of the
month, 1-3 p.m. at Jacaranda
Public Library, 4143
Woodmere Park Blvd., Venice.
Call Kay at 408-9605 or e-mail
kayscrafts@verizon.net.

Suncoast Stonewall Demo-
crats meet the second
Tuesday at Pearce Hall,
Church of the Trinity MCC in
Venice. Download an appli-
cation from suncoast-
stonewalldemocrats.org. Call
320-8643.

Tappercise (tap dance, clog-
ging and Irish step) at Starz
Choice Dance Studio, 348 S.
Seaboard Ave., Venice. Call
408-0019.
* Beginners Tappercise:
Tuesday, 10-11:30 a.m.
* Intermediate Tappercise:
Friday, 5-6:30 p.m.

Venice Area Computer Users
Group offers classes at the
Resource Center, 101 W
Venice Ave. $35 annually per
individual; $45 per couple.
Guests welcome. For a list of


classes, call Judy at 228-2826.

Venice Area Garden Club
meets at the South Venice
Community Center, 720
Alligator Drive, the first
Thursday of.the month at 10
a.m. Call 496-4063.

The Venice Area Quilters'
Guild meets at 7 p.m. the
fourth Wednesday at the
Venice Masonic Lodge, 118 E.
Venice Ave. Guests and
prospective members wel-
come. Call Dawn at 485-1193
or visit vaqg.com.

Venice Area Toastmasters
No. 5486 meets at 7:30 a.m.
Tuesday at the Venice Area
Chamber of Commerce, 597
South Tamiami Trail, Venice.
Call 412-9427.

Venice Duplicate Bridge
Club is the ultimate for com-
petitive bridge. Games every
day at 1 p.m.; Tuesdays at 7
p.m.; and Friday at 7:15 p.m.
at the Rialto Shopping Center.

Venice Nokomis Elks, 119 W.
Venice Ave. Call Eunice at
493-7624 or the lodge at 486-
1854.

'The Venice Nokomis Feder-
ated Republican Women's
Club meets the second Friday
of the month and is open to
all Republicans. Call Win at
966-4380.

Venice Regional Medical
Center, 540 The Rialto,
Venice, 486-6938
Specially priced meals, 5-6
p.m. daily to those age 55 and
older for $4.60. Garage and
valet parking available. Buy
10 meals and get the 11th
free.

Venice Shuffleboard Club
meets at 9 a.m. every
Monday, Wednesday and
Friday. Lessons available. Call
Barbara at 485-1678.

The Wearable Arts Group
meets 1-3 p.m. the last
Wednesday at Jacaranda
Public Library, 4143
Woodmere Park Blvd., Venice.
Call Martha at 480-1032.

Women's Resource Center of
Sarasota County, 806
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Prairie girl takes on Washington heavyweight


TAFF REPORT

; The Asolo Theatre Com-
pany is pleased to announce
its upcoming production of
I'Trying," written by the
award winning playwright
Joanna McClelland Glass.
The play is an autobio-
graphical story of her work-
ing relationship as a young
Canadian woman from
Saskatoon with Judge Fran-
cis Biddle, former attorney
general of the United States
tmunder FDR. Running from
Jan. 6-April 8, the play is
directed by Isa Thomas, with
scenic design by Ray Recht
Aind costume design, by
Michele Macadaeg, and fea-
tures Bill Moor as Biddle and
Deanna Gibson as Sarah.
The Play is presented ir the
Asolo's Mertz Theatre at


5555 North Tamiami Trail in
Sarasota.
The play is set in 81-year-.
old Biddle's office overtop
his garage in Georgetown.
Twenty-five-year-old Sarah
Schorr is hired as Biddle's
secretary. All of his previous
ones have quit because he is
so cantankerous. One of the
first things Biddle tells Sarah
is to locate the bathroom
because, "like all the others,
you'll go there to cry." But
the brilliant legal mind falls
short as a judge of character
when the abrasive Biddle
underestimates Sarah's re-
solve, tolerance and compe-
tency.
' "Trying" premiered at the
Victory Gardens Theatre in
Chicago in March 2004. Other
productions scheduled in the
U.S. and Canada through


March 2006 include runs at
the Geffen Playhouse (Los
Angeles), Fords Theatre
(Washington, D.C.) and
CanStage (Toronto). Called
"comic and touching" by the
New York Times and "exquis-
itely literate" by Variety, the
play has been a huge hit with
both audiences and critics.
Glass's script is a winner.
"'Trying' is a portrait of'
generational reconciliation. It
is enormously bracing the-
atre." NewYork Daily News
"The script is glittering,
diamond-hard. Magnificently
eloquent. A masterpiece of
theatrical portraiture." -
Chicago Sun Times
The preview performances
for "Trying" are at 8 p.m., Jan.
4 and 5, 2006. The play opens
Friday, Jan. 6 at 8 p.m., and
runs through April 8. Opening


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playwright Joanna McClel-
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cial appearance to share the
story of her script as it made
its way from real life to the
stage, and the artistic pro-
cess from the playwright's
perspective during an Asolo
Act One! lecture in the Mertz
Theatre on Jan. 8, at 7p.m.
Lecture tickets are $10.
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Winter Opera Festival features rare Verdi opera


STAFF REPORT

On Feb. 4, Sarasota Opera's
47th season will continue
With the opening of its 2006
Winter Opera Festival.
'! This season's festival,
which runs Feb. 4 through
lMarch 26 includes several
favorite operas, along with a
rarely performed work by
iuseppe Verdi as part of its
Verdi Cycle, as well as its.
Masterwork Revivals Series.
I1 recent seasons the compa-
4y has received international
acclaim for its performances,
ts well as its adventurous
programming.
5 The Winter Opera Festival
"till open Feb. 4 with a time-
less story of young love, set to
& backdrop of Bohemian
Paris, "La boheme." This new
production of ,Puccini's be-
loved opera will be conducted
by Victor DeRenzi and direct-
ed by Stephanie Sundine. In
celebration of the 250th an-
niversary of Mozart's birth
"The Marriage of Figaro" will
open Feb. 11. Anthony Bar-
rese and Pat Diamond will
conduct this comic master-
piece, which has been absent
from the Sarasota Opera rep-
ertoire since 1994. Johann
Strauss, Jr.'s charming and
effervescent "Die Fleder-
maus" will open March 4. A
sold-out success in 2003, this
production returns with an
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score features a beautifully
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English translations project-
ed above the stage. Tickets are
on sale at the box office. 366-
8450, Ext. 1; or by visiting
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About the Sarasota Opera Saraso
Based in Florida's Gulf 2006 seas
Coast, Sarasota Opera is now May 14.
in its 47th season. In 1958, the Festival,
company began presenting includes
chamber-sized repertoire in Giacomo
the historic 320-seat Asolo Marriage
Theater on' the grounds of Wolfgang
Sarasota's Ringling Museum masnadie
of Art. Recogniizing the need by Giuse]
for a theater more conducive Flederma
to opera, the company pur- Strauss Jr.
chased the former A.B. These
Edwards Theater in down- Sarasota'
town Sarasota in 1979. mances
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and the 1,033-seat theater, 13 and 14
now on the National Register sented v
of Historic Places, opened in English t(
1984 as the Sarasota Opera the stage.
6ouse. Since 1983 the com- Saraso
pany has been under the scored in
artistic leadership of Victor Florida, 1
DeRenzi., Division
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has garnered international Programs
attention with its Masterwork part by
Revivals Series, which pre- Tourist
sents neglected works of through t
artistic merit, as well as the Commiss
Verdi Cycle, begun in 1989, Developi
and culminating in 2013, pro- .the Sara
during the complete works of Council.
Giuseppe Verdi. Recognizing is provide
the importance of training, Sarasota
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Artist programs,
Opera is also com-
educauon through
A-tion performance'
. schools and its
>uth Opera program.
ta Opera's 2005-
on will run Nov. 11-
The Winter Opera
Feb. 4-March 26,
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Puccini, "The
of. Figaro" by
Amadeus Mozart, "I
eri" ("The Robbers")
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Peter Jackson's new movie
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big-screen "King Kong" is the
best for several reasons: Its
special effects are stunning
and soul-stirring- instead of
cold, hollow tricks, the mar-
vels in "King Kong" seem
designed to spur our imagi-
nation, not cancel it out.
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("The Lord of the Rings" rilo-
gy) also gives the story room
to breathe and the characters
time to affect us. And,.
improbably, he makes "King
Kong" die year's most deeply
satisfying movie romance.
Jackson had the wit to rec-
ognize that even a damn dirty
ape needs love. but it is
Naomi Warts playing an
actress named Ann Darrow
(the same name as Fay Wray
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show up for 70 minutes
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survive the Depression; Carl
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director who'll do anything to
make a hit, even if it means
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island where Kong lives; and
Jack, the film's writer ('Brody).
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who they are and, as a result,
the paths they take -there
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Ann, for instance, is no fan
of Kong at first, but when she
runs into some actress-hun-a
gry dinosaurs and Kong has
her back, she realizes the
enemy of my eriemy is mybig
hairy friend. That scene is a
doozy. and it comes right after
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most spectacular sequence, a
dinosaur stampede that ranks
with the sinking of the Titanic
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BY JAMES M. ABRAHAM
BOOK COLUMNIST

Some say grandkids are
made to give grandparents a
second chance to do things
right; to be as loving and gen-
tle to the third generation as.
they wished they had been
with, their own kids. Then
again, ask a parent whose kid
comes home from grandma's
with a new horn or a set of
drums, dand they'll probably
tell you grandkidds are a par-
ent's revenge!
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dies is sweet and complex, a
tie that binds intergenera-
tional hearts in ways few can
explain.
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Counce, a retired registered
nurse and medical adminis-
trator who lives in Florida, to
write 'A Journey Remem-
bered," (23.75, Crick and
Counce).
The book, a beautiful hard-


cover volume of 135 pages,
recounts the story of a pair of
precocious dogs named
Thelma and Louise. Astute
readers' ears may prick up
and those nanies, as they are
the same as the eponymous
lead characters of the movie
of a few years back featuring
two, ahem, spunky women
who took matters into their
own hands.
The two dogs are equally
feisty, and are metaphors for
Counce's memories of growing
up in rural western Kentucky.
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are about many of the normal
adventures and lessons of a
full and active childhood.
They range from standing up
to the neighborhood bully to
a trip to grandma's house. In
between, readers learn of life
in the woods and meadows of
a pastoral place that, for
many of us, exist only in our
memories.
Jane Crick, the other half of
the publishing team, helps
engender those 0ivid, poly-


chromatic dreams of child-
hoods past with illustrations
as deeply colored and evoca-
tive as those that once sprang
from the brooding palette of
N.C.Wyeth.
Her strong use of color, with
the deep browns and dark
greens, are unusual for a
modem children's book.
Nowadays, the style is to use
pastels and bright colors, as if
every day is an experience of
sunshine and candy. That
may reflect a wish to shelter
our children from harm, and
wrap them in gauze as they
make the journey millions
have made before from child-
hood innocence to the hard-
earned wisdom of Geritol and
dentures.
However, life doesn't oper-
ate like: that. At the edge of
every child's world lie borders
of mystery and fear they must
explore, if only to find them-
selves.
Counce and Crick appar-
ently understand that we do
our children a disservice if we


paint a world for them
wrapped in rainbows and lol-
lipops. The brooding colors
and the cautionary nature of
the stories in 'A Journey
Remembered" remind us of
the grace and sensibility of
seeing life as it is, but with an
optimistic attitude. Just as
Little Red Riding Hood sur-
vived her experience when
she went into the woods, so
will our children emerge
stronger and wiser if we offer
an unvarnished version of life
led with courage and humor.
That's a long wayv of saying
that Counce and Crick may
help remake the children's'
book business. The sappiness-
of brightly-colored tank
engines and pastel-colored
square sponges may give way
to dark blue little engines that
could and diminutive red
hens that teach us that those
who don't work don't eat.
Counce said she wrote the
book to give her daughter and
grandkids a sense of what she
was like as a girl. In doing so.,


she may have also reminded,
us all of a tried and true way
of teaching our children well.
For more information
about her book, visit her Web
site at ajourneyremem
bered.com.
I'm helping to coordinate
the Booksensation compo-
nent of the Arts & Humanities
Council's annual ArtSensa-
tion, which will be held Feb.
25, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Fisher-
men's Village in Punta Gorda.
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authors and others. Hey, who
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If you're an author interested
in selling books and having a
good time, too. contact the
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(941) 764-8100.
To read more of James
Abraham's book essays, pick .
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columns. "Come Read I 'ith
Mle,"at Penni'uise in Pinta
Gorda or the Arts &


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Charlotte.


KONG from last Green Sheet
his film to the original cre-
ators and lets Black briefly.
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tling on Ann but he takes
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effect.,
Their relationship is as
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vell, anybody. But, while it
lasts, Jackson offers us an
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Brush fire quickly extinguished,


but dry season approaching


GEORGE MCGINN
STAFF WRITER
A recent brush fire that
jumped a street was quickly
contained according to North
Port Fire Capt. Earl Conrad.
The brush-fire started on a
North Chamberlain Boule-
vard lot at the corner of
Maddock Circle, just off Cran-
berry Boulevard. It quickly,
jumped across Maddock, and
two lots filled with palms and
pepper trees caught fire,
Conrad said. About an acre
was burned in the sparsely
populated area.
North Port Fire Rescue sent
two fire trucks, from stations
81 and 83, and a tanker from
Station 81. They were on the
scene within nine minutes,
Conrad said. It took seven
firefighters another 14 min-
utes to get the fire under con-
trol.
Conrad said the fire jump-
ed the street before they got
there. "With the wind, it could
have gotten real big, real fast,"
Conrad said.
No one was injured. Flor-
ida Department of Forestry
rangers bulldozed a ring
around the area to prevent
any remaining embers from
spreading.
The cause of the fire is not
known and is being investi-
gated, Conrad said.
The firefighters who put
out the fire are Lt. James
Woods; fire fighters Mike
Chapman, Famke Wolbers,
George Swafford and Steve
Cherello; and Lt. Marty Hill
and Mark Postell.
North Port has had 110
brush fires since Dec. 8, 2004,
according to Deputy Fire
Chief Don Adams. As the dry
season begins, Adams has
prepared some guidelines
and safety tips to help resi-
dents minimize the risk of a
fire (See info box).
However, Adams says resi-
dents need to know what to
do when a fire starts next to
their house. Immediately re-
port any sightings of smoke
by calling 9-1-1, he said.
"Have an evacuation plan
in place. Make sure that each
person in your household is
aware of two exit routes from
your neighborhood," he said.
"When evacuating your
home, close all windows and
doors around your home to
prevent embers from blowing
inside. Unlock all gates and
fences around the perimeter
to provide firefighters quick
access."
You can e-mail George
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Two North Port firefighters finish extinguishing a fire that
recently burned about one acre of brush off Chamberlain
Boulevard and Maddock Circle in North Port.

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Secret Santa spreads holiday cheer


Nicole Neff's shopping
trip was disrupted by a
glitch at the cash regis-
ter, until an
anonymous benefactor
stepped in.
BY GAVIN OFF
STAFFWRITER
Santa Claus shops at Wal-
Mart, and apparently he does
it in Southwest Florida.
The jolly, rotund North
Pole resident flew into En-
glewood this week and began
spreading a little holiday
cheer to one unsuspecting
shopper.
Twenty-year-old Nicole
Neff wrapped up her
Christmas shopping Wednes-
day night at the State Road
776 department store, picking
out candles for her grand-
mother and makeup and a
makeup purse for-her 12-
year-old sister.
The normal 8 p.m. crowd
circulated through dhe stoie,
said Neff, who shopped for.
about an hour.
She picked out presents,
detergent and groceries be-
fore heading to the check-out
counter, where the cashier
rang up a bill of $78.62.
"My card was declined,"
Neff said.
Neff said she isn't sure why
her credit card was declined,
but she decided- to drive
home and retrieve her check-
book, then come back and
purchase the items.
Neff found her checkbook
in the car, and five minutes
later returned to the checkout
line, where the cashier gave
her, some surprising news.


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Nicole Neff has a message for the person who played Santa
and paid for her purchases at Wal-Mart a few days before
,Christmas.


An anonymous man paid
Neff's entire bill.
"The cashier said he want-
ed to say merry Christmas,
and Santa/ Claus paid for it,"
Neff said. "I was shocked and
very grateful. You don't see
that too often."
Neff said she has no idea
who the Good Samaritan was.
She suspects it was the per-
son in line behind her, a man
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Not a stalker, just a jogger


SJ.J. Andrews
BACK OF THE PACK

EDITOR'S NOTE: This Back Of
The Pack running column original-
ly appeared Jan. 15, 2005.
JJ. ANDREWS
ASSISTANT EDITOR

I'm not lingering right be-
hind you as you run, really. It
just seems that way because
your pace is slightly faster


than mine.
Those were my concerns
last weekend for about a mile
along the Venetian :Intra-
coastal Waterway trail. A
female jogger came onto the
bike path a short distance
ahead of me, and I felt this
awkward need to speed up
and jog next to her, speed up
even more to pass or slow:
down so there was more
space between us.
As it was, my brain wasn't
working quite right nine
miles into a 15-miler, and I
simply wondered about the
proper jogging etiquette until
she stopped for a walk break
'and I passed her;
Yet, I was left with the
thought she never wanted to
take a walk break. That was
just her way of getting some
laboring, heavy-breathing
jogger out from right behind
her.


Perhaps it's the strange
times we live in creating this
paranoia. I was unconcerned
when a male jogger crossed
my path a couple of days
later.
Of course, I didn't have
enough time to contemplate
the proper course of action.
He passed and had a good
quarter mile on me before I
formed a coherent thought.
The dilemma
I don't know that there's a
manual on proper manners
when coming across opposite
gender joggers. I tried asking
my girlfriend for her opinion,
but she's not a jogger and says.
the idea of getting up at 5:30
a.m. for a 15-mile run "is just
insane." :'
Guess 1'U count on fellow
joggers to offer suggestions.
Speeding up for side-by-
side Wouldn't this look like


I was trying hit on her? And
even more so if I say, "Don't
worry. I'm not hitting on you."
Passing I still had
another six miles to go, and
that pace would'vebeen just a
bit too fast. Besides, is this
inclination inspired by a
woman being faster than me?
Slowing down- Hey, I've
got my own training pace to
do here. Should I let my para-
noia about someone else's
potential paranoia influence
how fast I decide to run?
Ugh. The social difficulties
of being a jogger. Life is so
much simpler hanging out at
the Back of the Pack.

Back of the Pack is a week-
v' running cohumn appear-,
ing ei'eiy Ilednesdat. Setnd
running-related e-mails to
1.. -Andreuws at: jandreu's@
renicegondolier.com.


Enjoy the holidays with balanced meals


STAFF REPORT

The Florida Department of
Health (DOH) recognizes that
the holiday season is here and
suggests Floridians consider
eating well-balanced meals
that incorporate fruits and
vegetables, watching their
-portion sizes and setting a
regimen for daily physical
activity during the holiday
season.
"Finding a balance will
actually enhance the holiday
-experience," said DOH Se-
cretary M. Rony Francois,
M.D., M1.S.PH.. Ph.D. "Indi-
viduals who develop healthy
habits can reduce their health
risks and increase their
chances for living longer,
healthier and more produc-
tive lives."
* The Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention's 5 A
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Florida Way program recom-


mend eating plenty of differ-
ent fruits and vegetables..
Diets rich in fruits and vegeta-
bles may reduce the risk of
cancer and other chronic dis-
eases. Fruits and vegetables
provide essential vitamins,
minerals, fiber and other sub-
stances that are important for
good health, and most are
naturally low in fat and calo-
ries.?
According to the American
Dietetic Association, "re-
search shows that diets con-
taining at least five servings of
fruits and vegetables a day
may help prevent 35 percent
or more of all causes of can-
cer. In fact, eating more fruits
and vegetables may reduce
the risks of obesity, heart dis-
ease and hypertension as
well."
Below are a few healthy
nutrition tips from DOH to
help Floridians stay fit during
the holidays:


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daily home hygiene program of brushing, flossing, rinsing is required.
Are you reluctant to do this? Then allow us to make a friendly
suggestion. Pay a visit to your neighborhood supermarket or
pharmacy. Purpose? Oh, just a simple kind of "Reality" check.
First, look over the shelf space devoted to tooth bushes, toothpaste,
dental floss, and rinses in the oral care section. Then compare the
amount of shelf space devoted to denture products. Products for
people who did not take care of their teeth and gums. Products such
as denture cleaners, denture adhesives, etc.
In most retail outlets, the denture products have a surprising amount
of shelf space about one-third the amount of space devoted to
products which people with teeth use. What does this tell you?
Remember, most denture wearers have one thing in common. They did
not effectively control plaque on their natural teeth.


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Eat a lighter breakfast or
lunch on a day -ou're plan-
ning to attend a dinner party.
Do not go to the parity hungry
eat a light snack first.
Socialize away from the
buffet table, food bar or
kitchen.
When eating "buffet sty-
le," tryto fill about half of your
plate with fruits and vegeta-
bles. Using smaller plates


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from the buffet table can also
help in consuming fewer cal-
ories.
Leave extra calories be-
hind, limit your intake of
foods high in fat or added
sugar, ,
Have a healthy snack
before going shopping. Fruits
and vegetables can provide a
quick and nutritious snack
and are easy to carry.


FITNESS BRIEFS

-Race calendar
Here's a roundup of area
road running and triathlon
races:
Manatee River Run 5-
Miler -At 8:30 a.m. Saturday,
Dec. 31, this race sponsored
by the Bradenton Runners
Club starts at Emerson Point
Park, Snead Island, Palmetto.
Registration starts at 7:30 a.m.
Register early for your race
shin and big post race party
with food and door prizes.
Visit ManateeRiverRun.com
for registration forms.
Resolution Run 5K At 9
a.m. Saturday, Tan. 1, start
2006 off right \with a Personal
Record time in the 5K. The
Fourth Annual Resolution
Run 5K will be at Charlotte
Sports Park. 2300 El Jobean
Road, PortCharlotte. Prereg-
istrarion is $12 by Dec. 23, and
$15 racedav. T-shirts go to the
first 200 runners. Call (941)
743-2425 or visit charlotte-
countfll.com/parks for more
information.
Naples Half-Mlarathon -
This 13.1-mile race starts at 7
a.m. Sunday, Jan. 22, in
Cambier Park. Naples, and is
a favorite of many area run-
ners. Cost is $35, and the
deadline to register is Jan. 10.
This tends to be a big race,
especially since there will be
$15,000 worth of cash prices.
Go online to naplenews.com
to download an entry form or
contact- George Dondan\ille
byphone at l239) 434-9786 or
e-mail george21050(-"com -
cast.net. -The Venice Runners
Group also plans to carpool
down the day of the race. so e-
mailjandrews@venicegondo-


lier.com if you're in search of
transportation, or training
partners.
Tai chi classes to start
A beginner's class in tai chi
is set to start at Nokomis
Community Park, Main Hall,
234 Nipphio Trail. There is no
fee for the first meeting, 6
p.m. Jan. 5. Classes will be
held until March 27.
Tai chi cultivates both
body and mind to restore and
maintain health, according to
instructor Jerry Counce.
Regular practice of tai chi
leads to more energy, flexibil-
ity and endurance.
All ages are welcome to
these beginner's classes. For
more information, contact
Counce at 496-4932 or the
Sarasota Branch of the Taoist
Tai Chi Society at 365-0999.
Weekend walks
The Saturday morning
walking group sponsored by
Venice. Area Beautification
Inc., South CotntyYMCA and
the Venice Area Chamber of
Commerce. continues to
meet.
Participation is free of
charge and open to all people
of any age. The group meets
at 8 a.m. every Saturday,
weather permitting, at the
parking lot area of Venetian
Waterway Park behind the
Gulf Coast Community
Foundation ofVenice.
Routes vary, but are pri-
marily on the Venetian
Waterway Park. Walk at your
own. pace; everyone is wel-
come. Call 488-2236 for more
information.


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on proper tree-pruning tech-
rniques, 2 p.m.. Tuesday, Jan.
10, at 4600 South Beneva
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pus of the Sarasota County
Technical Institute. Led by
David Godson, Sarasota
County Government Forester,
part of the class will be held
outdoors. The class is free but
registration is required. Call
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Democratic event
Gubernatorial candidate
State Senator Rod Smith is the,
featured speaker at the
Democratic Club of Sarasota
luncheon Saturday, Jan. 14, at
the Meadows Country Club,
3101 Longmeadow, Sarasota.
Social at 11:30 a.m., lunch at
noon. Cost: $17. RSVP by Jan.
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Drawing class
The Englewood Art Center
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7-8:45 p.m., six Wednesdays'.
beginning Jan. 11 at 350
South McCall Road. Fee: $100
for members, $120 for non-
members. Call 474-5548.
Fashion fundraisers
* The Sarasota/Gulf Coast
Chapter of the American
Sewing Guild presents the
Bernina fashion show and
gourmet luncheon, 11:30
a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesday, Jan.
11, at Michael's On East.
Tickets: $48 for members. $55
for guests. To order, contact
Evelyn at 624-6237 or evan-
bill@comcast.net.
* Venice-Nokomis Women's
Club holds its annual fashion
show at 11:30 a.m., Saturday,
Jan. 21, at the Venice Yacht
Club, 1330 Tarpon Center
Drive. Fashions by Ibiza.
Tickets: $25. Call 493-8058.




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its Friendship at Home
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p.m., Sunday, Jan. 15, in
Naar Hall at the Venice
United Church of Christ, 620
Shamrock Blvd. in Venice.
Members of all Venice faith
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food from their faith tradi-
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Entertainment will include
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Tickets are $20 per person
and are available by calling
the Senior Friendship
Center at 584-0063. Parking
is free.
NYU Alumni
The New York University
Alumni Club, West Coast of


Florida Chapter, meets at
11:30 a.m.,. Friday, Jan. 13, at
the Sarasota Kennel Club,
5400 Bradenton Road,
Sarasota, for lunch and dog
races at 12:30 p.m. Non-
members. and friends wel-
come. RSVP to Dick Starfield
-at 388-1850.
Boating safety
Earn the Florida Boating cer-
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Power Squadron Inc. are


Trillium trio will perform


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A musical trio featuring piano, violin and cello will perform at Venice Symphony's
Sunday chamber music series, Music Outside the Box, on Jan. 8, at 4 p.m. Pianist Nini
Perlo is a native of Egypt. She has a diploma from Warsaw National Conservatory and was;
a music teacher at the All Newton Music Conservatory, outside Boston, for 36 years.
Violinist Diana Salomon studied at the New England Conservatory of Music. She has
played with many orchestras and chamber music ensembles and now performs with the
Venice Symphony. Cellist Lucia Barrett studied at Indiana University and Yale summer'
School. She has recorded with Pete Seeger and the Paul Winter Consort. Their program
will include "Piano Trio No. 2 in F major" by Robert Schumann, "Apres un Reve" by
Gabriele Faure, "Serenade" by Victor Herbert, and other pieces. Northern Trust is the cor-
porate sponsor of the series. The performance will be at Jacaranda Trace, 3600 William
Penn Way (near the intersection of Jacaranda Boulevard and US 41) in Venice. Tickets are
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8 a.m.-noon, Saturdays, Jan.
14 and 21, at Waymire
Training Center, 1450 Lucaya
Ave., Venice. Must attend
both dates. Cost: $35 per indi-
vidual; $55 for two sharing a
manual. Register by calling
485-SAIL (7245).
Dance
Venice Gardens Civic Center
holds its Snowflake Dance, 7-
10 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 14, at
-106 Shamrock Blvd. Niusic by
Brice Heacock. Singles and
nonmembers welcome. Door
prizes, snacks available.
Refreshments served at 9:15
p.m. Tickets: $6 in advance or
$7 at die door. Reserved
tables for eight or 10 avail-
able. Call Gary or Sue Felker
at 493-3780.
Retired educators
The Sarasota County Re-
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luncheon will be held at
11:30 a.m.: Thursday, Jan.
19, at Cafe Baci, 4001
South Tamiami Trail.,
Guests are FREA District
VII director : Dolores
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6:00 p m. Program
Register by calling 486-605-


NEW.
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Wednesday, January 11 5:30-7:30 p.m.
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Stop Smoking
Program combines the power of hypnosis with
behavior modification. The first 45 minutes
of each session is a free orientation. If the
parucipant continues through the entire
session. there is a one-time fee of $69.

Monday, January 23 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Orthopedic Connection
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Register by calling 486-605-

LOCATION: Lions Club Room at Venice
HealthPark. 1283 Jacaranda Boulevard, Venice.
No registrauon necessary.

Thursday, January 5- 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Monthly Diabetes Lecture
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LOCATION: Lions Club Room at Venice
HealthPark. 1283 Jacaranda Boulevard.
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Friday, January 6, 13, 20, 27
Amputee Support Group
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Monday, January 9 2:00 p.m.
Man-to-Man Support
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1101i h'li probate cancer

Tuesday, January 3 7:00 p.m.
Multiple Sclerosis Support Group

Wednesday, Januarn 4 :00 p.m.
National Alliance for the Mentally 111
of Sarasota County

Tuesday, January 10 6:30 p.m.
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Wednesday, January II 2 p.m.
Live Wires Stroke Club
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Wednesday, January 18 1:30 p.m.
Ostomy Support Group
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Thursday, January 26 4:30 p.m.
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fairness level. But by February. many of these
well-meaning folks have given up.
It doesn't have to be that way! Rather than
making sweeping resolutions and major lifestyle
changes, .En making small changes that can
have a big impact. nicee Regional Mledical
Center offers a fe%\ suggestions for easy-to-


.. manage changes that can make an important
difference. whether you are 18 or 80.
Get on the move. Exercise may be the
most important factor in a healthy lifesryle-
no matter what your age. It can help reduce
body far, lower blood pressure, decrease rotal
cholesterol and increase HDL-the "good'
cholesterol-as well as lower blood glucose
levels, increase strength and flexibilitr. and
even improve mood.
Transcend trans fats. Essentially hydro-
genated vegetable oils. trans atrs are found
in manv commercially baked goods and fast
foods. Trans fatrs have been linked to an
increased risk of coronary artery disease and
higher levels of LDL, the "bad" cholesterol.
Become a former smoker. Although
it's never too late to quit smoking, the earlier
you do. the better. Research has ho.-n that
from five to 15 years after smoking cessa-
tion. the risk of stroke is the same as it is for
people who\e never smoked. Remaining
f smoke-free for 10 years reduces the risk of
- lung cancer to one-half thar of smokers.
Screen out the sun. Sun exposure ranks
ahead of cigarette smoking and poor diet as
a cause of rapidly aging skin. More sorri-
some, however, is the threat of skin cancer.
According to the American Academy of
Dermatology, more than one million skin
cancer cases will be diagnosed this year.
See a doctor. Certain health exams
should be scheduled routinely. Don't neglect
to schedule an appointment for some preven-
rtatie exams that can save your life:
Eye exam. Recommended every one to
rsto sears.
Dental checkup. Recommended every
sL\ month' until age 21 and then at least
once a year.
Physical exam. Recommended twice in
your 20s and ever one to r.'o ears start-
ing at age 30.
Pap smear. Should begin at age 18. or
earlier tf sexually active. Recommended
for women annually until age 30, every
one to three years until 50. and even'
three to five years after that.
Blood cholesterol test. First test should be
taken between teenage years and age 311. If
normal. repeat ever three to five years.
Mammography. Recommended for
women once berveen the ages of 35 and
-40 and esery one to rcmo ears after that.
Rectum and colon exam. Can detect
colorectal cancer. Recommended annu-
31 after age -41).

FREE SCR ENINGS

LOCATION: Lions Club Room at Venice
HealthPark. 1283 lacaranda Boule-ard. Venice.

Thursday, January 5
Venice Lions Club Vision Screening
(monthly)
Screening_ begin at -'30 a m. Pre-registration
is required: please call -'0'2-3131

Thursday, January 5, 12, 19. 26
Blood Pressure and
Blood Sugar Screenings
Home Health Ser, ic.s *:,ft\enice v. ill provide
screenings rorm 8.3. a.m 10:30 a m
Check in at (the hront desk in Lhe mnun lobbi
Please ta.t beginning [he night before testing.
Ret reAhments


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Venice Regional Medical Center

Acquires 64-Slice CT Scanner


Sf doctors had x-ray vision, they' could look right into their
patients to see what is happening in real time and diagnose health
problems accurately, on the spot. While medicine hasn't quite
reached that stage yet, it'has taken a step in that direction with the
development of the 64-slice computed tomography (CT) scanner, a
revolution in diagnostic technology that captures extremely high reso-
lution 3-D images in seconds. Fortunately, the people of our commu-
nity can be part of the revolution now that Venice Regional Medical
Center (VRMC) has acquired its own such scanner, made by Philips
Medical.
"The 64-slice scanner is completely changing the way we diagnose
and evaluate conditions from stroke to lung disease," says VRMC's
CEO, Melody Trimble. "It offers remarkable speed, pinpoint accuracy,
and significantly greater comfort for patients. A scan can literally be
performed in seconds."
The scanner's speed makes it highly valuable in cases where time is
of the essence. It can capture the image of any organ in one second,
and perform a full body trauma scan in less than 10 seconds. What's
more, its extreme sensitivity enables early-stage diagnosis of a variety
of health conditions, which, in turn, allows early intervention.
One of the scanner's most exciting applications is for heart prob-
lems. As featured in recent weeks on both 7he Oprah Show and
NBC's Today Show, the scanner can take pictures so fast that it can
capture a heart image in a beat. With these split-second pictures,
physicians can view anatomical details in a fraction of the time it takes
to perform other tests for heart disease. The equipment not only
allows physicians to see if arterial plaque has developed, but also if it is
"good'' or "bad" plaque.
"Until now, if physicians suspected arterial blockage in a patient,
they would rely on blood tests or invasive cardiac catheterization to
assess the severity of the blockage," according to Rob Bruce, VRMNC's
Director of Radiology. "The enhanced cardiac image capabilities of
this scanner provide another tool for diagnosing these problems."
According to Trimble, the new Philips Brilliance CT scanner has
been installed in the diagnostic center at Venice HealthPark, located
at Center Roadiand Jacaranda Boulevard in Venice. For more
information about the technology, call
486-6030. To '
make an appoint-
ment, please call
483-7634.. '. .


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FRAN ALENCIC
SOCIA! COLUMNIST


Holiday

memories

As 2005 ends and a new
year begins, we celebrate the
many blessings we've all
shared. The back page of "Our
Town" is a testimony to the
wonderful people who live in
Venice and their spirit.
Members of the Venice Art
Center and friends enjoyed a
Tea By The Sea thanks to
Bonnie Kaiser, Barbara
Freeman and their coimmit-
tee. 'Truly Delicious" provided
truly delicious tea sandwiches
and pastries and die decora-
tions at the Art Center helped
make dithe event festive.
Judy Cory. Aimee Pennella
and Jeff Cornell poured spots
of tea while Donna Bath and
Walter Yovaish entertained.
One of the surprises of
Saturday afternoon tea was
hearing Walter, who describes
himself as a simple potter,
play the piano.
Barbara and Bonnie wore
beautiful period costumes
thanks to the Venice Little
Theatre costume department.
Donna Bath looked gorgeous
in an off white Victorian dress
which turned out to be her
wedding dress.
At the Friday tea, members
of theVenice High School cho-
rus entertained.
This annual event is a
Venice favorite. Special thanks
to everyone involved in coor-
dinating it.

John Osmulski and Jeana
Nottingham deserve a huge
bravo for steering die Venice
Christmas boat parade in die
right direction. Boaters gath-
ered at Village on the Isle to
celebrate. The group saw a
video of the parade and pro-
vide behind the scenes anec-
dotes.
John introduced rim Huss-
mann and Griff Knorr who
organized the parade 17 years
ago. Members of the committee
this year were Wayne
Nottingham, John Pemberton,
Taylor MacPherson, Ann and
Ken Briggs, Jim Boyd, Brent
Byer, Bob Young, Larry White,
Irv Knopf, Bob High, Jim Beach
and BobVedder.
Participants in die parade
received plaques and were rec-
ognized at the part. Winners
named were George Gibbs,
Mark Obendorf, John Osmulski,
Brian Watkinson, Jim Boyd,
Wayne Nottingham, Bill Stehr,
Bob High, James Martell and
Elton Bora.
Judges were Venice
Elementary School principal
Theresa Baus, Rev. George
Ratzmann, lack Perkins and
Venice High School students
Kristin Poe and Kyle Graser.
John announced this years
parade earned $14,000 to benefit
youth boating in the area. The
staff at Village on the Isle provid-
ed delicious food. The egg rolls
were awesome.
When it came time to sign up
for next year, captains rushed to
the podium. John announced 21
boats ready to set sail in the 2006
Venice Christmas boat parade.

The special person of this
week is Wayne Nottingham,
captain of Wayne's World.
Wayne lights up when asked
about getting his boat ready
for the parade. He is like a little
boy planning a great adven-
ture. Over the years Wayne
and his crew have given us
Sponge Bob, Nemo and this
year The Simpsons. Wayne
welcomes ideas for 2006.
Wayne Nottingham is one of
the terrific boat captains who
helps make Venice special.


Luanne Wood enjoys a visit in front of the beautiful Christmas Tree at the Venice Art Center
with 2 year old Zoe and Joy Toundas.


Barbara Freeman and Bonnie Kaiser enjoy their Victoria
costumes compliments of the Venice Little Theatre. Barbara
was chairman of the Victorian Tea by the Sea at the Venice Art
Center.


Wayne and Jeana Nottingham and Venice Gondolier Sun Publisher Bob Vedder enjoy a visit at
the Venice Christmas Boat Parade awards party at Village on the Isle. Wayne won an award for
his Simpsons theme. Jeana and Bob served on the boat parade committee.


Pat and Joe Fanciulli are award winners for the Christmas boat
parade.


Mark Obendorf and John Osmulski are both winners in the
Venice Christmas boat parade. John was also president of the
event. He already has 21 boats registered for next year.


Capt. Bob High along with Bob Chapman and John Harison are award winners for the Venice
Christmas boat parade.


Dawn Martell accepts the award for the Sarasota Scullers
Venice Regional Medical Center CEO Melody Trimble and HW President Daneen Schell enjoy a Youth Rowing Program for its boat in the Venice Christmas
visit at the luncheon honoring volunteers at Plantation Golf and Country Club. boat parade.


WEDNESDAY
DEC. 28,2005


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Venice Gondolier Sun Sun Newspapers S


1205 ... Lease Option
1210 .... . . ... Homes
1240 . . ...... CondosiVillas
1280 ... Townhouses
1300 .............. Duplexes
1320 .......... Apartments
1330. .. ...... Hotel/Motel
1340 . .. Mobile Homes
1345 . ..Miscellaneous Rentals
1350 . ... .... Efticiencies
1360 . .. ... Rooms
1370 . . Rentals To Share
1390. .. . . Vacation
1420 .. .... Wanted To Reni
LOTS
1500. Lols & Acreage
1515. . .. . . . Waterfront
1520 ... .. Out Of Town Lots
1530 . . . Commercial Lots
1540 .. . Trade/Exchange
BUSINESS
1600 ... . .. Business For Sale
1610 . .. . Business Rentals
1611 . . Hall Rentals


3005 .... 900 Phone Services
3010 . . .. . Announcements
3015 ........ .. . Happy Ads
3020 . . .. Personals
3030 .. ... . Places To Eat
3040 ....... . Card 01 Thanks
3050 . . . . . Singles
3060 .. ...... Schools/Instruction
3070 .. ...... Burial Lols/Crypts
3080 ........... Travel/Tickels
3090 ........... Lost & Found


5005 . . . .. Alterations
5020 . Appliance Service Repair
5040 ..... .... Carpel Services
5050 .. .... .. Child!Adult Care
5053. ...... Computer Service
5054. . .. . .. Conlractois
5055 . .. ...... Courier'Taxi
5060 Domestic Cleaning
5070.......... ..... Electrical
5075 . ... . Errand/Shopping
5080 .. .. Excavaling/Busr Hog
5083 ..... ...... .. Flooring
5085..... . . Fences
5086 ... . . Furniture Repair
5087 .. ... Fireplace!Chimnev
5088 .. ... .Health & Beauty
5090 ....... ... Heating & Air
5100. Home & Commercial
Improvements
5101 . . .... . House Sinttng
5105 .. . . . .... Insurance
5110 .. . .. Lawn/Garden & Tree
5120....... Medical Services
5130. .... . Moving/Hauling
5140 . ... Painting & Wallpapering
5150 .. .. .. .... Pes Control
5155 . . . Pet Care
5160 . . . . Plumbing
5165 ......... .... Pool Services
5180 .......... Pressure Cleaning
5181 .. . . ... ... Recreation
5183 ...... .. Recycling/Salvage


GARAGE SALES
105. . . ..Arcadia Are -i
110 . Englewood Are,,
120........ Lake Suzy Areri
125 . . rNolomis/Osprey Area
130 ......... North Port Area
135 .. .... Port Charlotte Are'i
140 . . . . Punta Gorda Area
145 ... Rotonda Area
150 . Satas,,ta Area
155. . Soulh Venice Area
160. . . .... Venice Aree,
6015 ... Flea Markel
6020 Auction.
6025 . .. . . Arts and Craht
6027 .... ...... .... Dols
6030 ....... Household Goods
6040 ..... .TV/STereo/Radco
6060 .... Computer Equipmem
6065 ...... .. Clothing/Jewelry
6070 ..... Antiques/Collecitble,;
6075 . . .. Fruitsivegetables
6090 .. .. .. Musical
6095 ... ..........Medical
6100 .. .... Healinh'Beaulv
6110 . . Trees & Planvr
6120. Baby Items
6125 Golf Accessorine;
6128 . . Exercise/Fitnes;
6130 . Sporting Good:z
6135 . Bicvcles!Tricycle!
6138 .. .. . ToIys
6140 .... Photography..'Video
6145 Pool, Spa & Supplies
6160 ...... .. La*n & Garden
6170 .. ..... .Building Supplie',
6180. Heavy Construclon Equipmernt
6190 . . . Tools/Macninery


7010 ....... Audi
7020 ............ ... Buick
7025 . .. . ...... BMW
7030 .... . .. Cadillac
7040 . . . Chevrolet
7050 ... . . . Chrysler
7060 ... ... '. ... Dodge
7065 .. ... . . Eagle
7070. ...... Ford
7080 . . . . . .... Jeep
7085 .............Lexus
7090 . ..... Lincoln
7100 ........... . Mercury
7110 . . . Oldsmobile
7120 . ... . Plymouth
7130 ........ .... Pontiac
7135 . . ..... Saturn
7140. Miscellaneous Domestic Auto
7145 . . .. . . Acura
7150 . . . .. Daewoo
7160 . . . . . Honda


7320 ......... ..... Aviation
7341 .. . .. Trailer & Accessories
7360 . Motorcycles/Mopeds/Scooters
7370 .... Campers/Travel Trailers
7380' . . Motor Homes/RVs
7381 .... ...... RV Storage
BOATS
7329 .. .. Bargain Basket
7330 ...... .. Boats-Powered
7331 ..... ...... . Sailboats
7332.. ... Personal Water Vehicles
7333 .... .. Miscellaneous Boats
7334 ... Outboard/Marine Engines
7335.. . Crarler/Rentals
7336 ..... Boat Storage/Docking
7337 . . . .. Boat Repairs
7338 Marine Supplies Equipment
7339 .. . .... Canoes/Kayaks
7340 .... O/B Marine Eng. Repair


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'ter And Spirit of U.S. Policy
For The Achievement Of
Equal Housing Opportunity
Throughout The Nation. We
Encourage And Support An
Affirmative Advertising And
SMarketing Program In Which
there 'Are No Barriers To
Obtaining Housing Because
of Race, Color, Religion, Sec,
Handicap, Familial Status Or
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REAL ESTATE
.1010- 1650
1010 Open House
1020 Homes/General
1021 Arcadia
1022 Englewood
1023 Nokomis/Osprey
1024 North Port
1025 Port Charlotte
1026 Punta Gorda
1027 South Venice
1028 'Venice
'1029 Sarasota
1030 Waterfront Home
1040. Condos/Villas
1060 Townhouses
1070 Duplexes
1075 TriPlex For Sale
S1080 Apartments
1090 Mobile Homes
1100 Interval Ownership
1115 Out Of Area Honie
1120 Wanted To Buy
Rent
1210 Homes
1240 Condos/Villas
* 1280 Townhouses
.1300 Duplexes
1320 Apartments
1330 Hotel/Motel
1340 Mobile Homes
1345 Misc. Rentals
1350 Efficiencies
. 1360 Rooms
1370 Rentals To Share
1390 Vacation
1420 Wanted To Rent
Lots
1500 Lots & Acreage
1515 Waterfront
1520 Out Of Area Lots
1530 Commercial Lots
1540 Trade/Exchange
Business
1600 Business For Sale
1610 Business Rentals
1615 Income Property
1620 Commercial/Indus
trial Property
.1640- Warehouse&
Storage
'1650 Farm/Ranches

1010 OPEN HOUSES

12/28/2005
BRAND NEW MUST SEE
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3r--1,, 4-,1,2: 1| 5 1,-s1nI," Ur
North Port. Please call-(630)-
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Wed. & Thurs.
3,,'2,2 oversized
garage, boat ramp
J community. 2620
Camellia Terrace
Punta Gorda
S239.900
Call Linda Hobson
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I Wed. .&,Thurs.
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heated pool, boat lift
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1 lot 3425 Magnolia
: Way $499,000
Call Linda Hobson
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2 p.m. 4 p.m.

(941) 205-1000


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A SALE
Pre-Construction pricing
West Gate Condominiums
3BR/2BA, 2,000sf
Only 3 left
@ $359,900
2 MI TO ENGLEWOOD BCH
Selling FAST. Please call
(941)475-5553
westgatecondominiums.com

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S1019 CAPE
HAZE/ROTONDA

3/2.5/2 2100sqft, Beautiful
Golf course and pond view,
granite counter tops, new
flooring. 298 Rotonda Cir,
$339,000 Ron (941)-2234781


PRICED REDUCED 7
Holiday Travel Park
2Br/1.5Ba. Manufac-
furnished $72,900.
Contact Dave @
InvestorsChoice Real
Estate 941-475-7011

ROTONDA HEIGHTS FSBO .
372/2 newer pool home, full'.
furnished, open fir. .plan
$285,000 (941-270-1990
ROTONDA
Huge 3 bedroom Water-
front Beauty with Water
views from every room. '
Pool & oversized lanai
area. Family Room model.
Open floor plan. $359,900
3 bedroom pool home on
2 cul-de-sac lots. Wow! 4 .
car attached garage
$299,900. TenyL ng
WAYS LONGON SERVICE
941475-1311 RE/M~ Baydle 207-1200 VeWNAt otPt
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1024 NORTH PORT

2004 & 2006 BUILT
HOMES NORTH
PORT

2004 LAKESIDE
PLANTATION 3/2/2
PLUS OFFICE/DEN/
4TH BDRM, POOL
LAKESIDE. $354,900

2004 3/2/2 SPLIT
PLAN, AREA OF NEW
HOMES IN NORTH
PORT. ROOM FOR
POOL AGENT OWNED
$234,900

2004 3/2/2 POOLW/
AUTO CLEAN & SALT
CHLORINATOR OPEN
SPLIT PLAN $285,000

JAN. 2006 3/2/2,
DEN/OFFICE, POOL/
FRESHWATER FRONT.
SPLIT PLAN, NEUTRAL
COLORS. AGENT
OWNED $389,900

JAN. 2006 3/2/2,
DEN/OFFICE, POOL
HOME CORNER LOT,
UPGRADES PAVERS ON
POOL DECK SPLIT
PLAN AGENT OWNED
$379,900

JAN. 2006 3/2/2,
DEN/OFFICE, POOL,
CORNER LOT AGENT
OWNED $309,900

JAN. 2006 3/2/2, DEN,
OFFICE DAVID WEEKLY
BUILT VERY NICE
WATERFRONT
$379,900

JAN. 2006 3/2/2
DAVID WEEKLY BUILT
LARGE LANAI WOOD
CABINETS. $264,900

941-661-9000
TOLL FREE
877-661-9001
THE STEWART GROUP
REMAX PALM REALTY

3/2/1 BUILT IN 2002
1008sf with lots of tile.
$195,000 Beccy Wolfe
(941)-504-4009
SGASPARILLA PROPERTIES
3/2/2, tile/carpet floors, By
Owner, built 1999, 1,280 sf,
$215,000 (941)-408-3369
New Construction! All prices
below market value! 3/2/2 +
Den w/ upgrades. Starting at
$219K. Owner 561-756-4880
4 Bedroom home, brand new,
city water, over 2,100 sq. ft.,
screened lanai, priced to sell
$249,900. Call
/ Chris Mac Vicar, ERA
(772)-486-3392
4/2/2, FSBO No agents. New
Adams Home! Pristine, bright
& airy, 2169 sf. $291,000. Many
upgrades! (941)-587-8382
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941-780-6600
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BEAUTIFUL 4.5 ACRE ESTATE
4/2 Awesome, large pool & 5
stall barn. Priced to sell!!
$599,000 Call Kim Spallone
at Tarpon Real Estate
(941)-286-0799
HOMES AND LOTS
AVAILABLE IN FAST
GROWING NORTH PORT
GASPARILLA PROPERTIES
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1024 NORTH PORT

INVESTOR MUST Sell BRAND
NEW 3/2/2 Walker Home,
Michael 2, Ig rear yd, green-
belt, $211,000 Broker Ron
(603)-759-9000



Must close by 12/31!!
Prices drastically reduced!
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5271 Beckham $235,000
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ances, tile floors, newly paint-
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LIKE NEW 4/2/2, split, 3 Bdrn. Fenced.
new tile throughout, car- PRICED TO SELL!
pet. Must see! Off Jeannin. 866-208-1680 ext. 2042
$250k. (941)-629-9302 3 poss.4br/2ba, Compl.'
N. P. BUILT 2005, 3 BEDRM remodeled. $159,000.
1554SF ULV $191K, 3/2/2, By owner. 941-473-3666
1;550SF, $210K, Windemere 3/1 Redone, Remodeled
Home fir plans, 3/2/2, Realtor and Updated $159,000
1,379SF, $206k 941-716-2501 Realty Concepts, Inc.
N. PORT 3/2/2 almost 1/2 (941) 743-8255
acre, below market. Seller 3/2/1 Saltwater Canal home
pays $5k towards closing w/ dock. 8 min. to Harbor.
cost. $225k. (954)-553-9333 $375,000. -Special Financ-
NEW CONSTRUCTION HOMES ing- 888-584-5482 ext. 4
3/2/2- + Den (Poss. 4th BR) 3/2/2, Deep Creek, with pool,
2198 sf. 6 Sold, 2 remaining, ready to move in.
Priced below market value! $229,000/obo, (941)-613-
$229,060. 352-854-7170 1008 or (239) 707-2481
New 2005, 3/2/2 with Den, 3/2/2 New pool w/life time
Great rm, Ig. master bath, pebble tec, in "05". Roof 4 yrs
screened lanai By owner, new, painted inside and out:
$269,900, (7721-263-2667 Desirable ackerman area. Call
Dan 941-391-4379
NEW 3BR/2BA, + car, -
1,836sf. Built 2005, 2847 3/2/2 pool, large corner lot,
Edgar Ave., Best Reasonable lots of upgrades, very well
Offer. Inspection. Sunday maintained. $249,900.
10am-5pm. Mr. ,.S sold Barnes & Phillips Real Estate,
3'd,- rhl,, I,. HIGHcEST (9411-7434200
BIDDER i 05i.i' l-i 4 FSBO 3/22 Split Plan, Irg. Liv. &
e c t Famr. rms., 1571 sf., tile
New construction 3/2/2 throughout, carpeted bdrms,
2128sf under air. Lots of 7 ceiling fans, central vac, sec
tile & upgrades. And system, lanai. $239,900.
$5,000 towards closing Susan Muse at Re/Max Pow-
costs. Beccy Wolfe erhouse 941-661-0362
(941)-504-4009
GASPARILLA PROPERTIES 4/3/3 Gorgeous
New Construction
3/2/2 homes, Move in Jan '06
.1,200sf 1800sf, 1090 Red Bay Ter
$200,000 $300,000 2016 sq ft $323,900
Also, mobile home on Lexington Homes
water w/seawall, (941) 613-0009
Call 941-223-7801 www.lexhomes.net
Avoid. foreclosure, free
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Price reduced on 2/1 in Call Al
North Port, Biscayne area. 941-780-6600
Exterior Updated. All
offers considered. Jon Beautiful 2/2/1 W/Pool in
Bullock 941-815-8449 P.C.For 0Sale By Owner
Gasparilla Properties. $189,00. or 627-1391
SPECIAL FINANCINde/Brand new, just completed,
3/2/ NEW PAINT inside/ 3/2/2 on double wooded lot.
out, new kitchen, tile thru 2,098 total. Large lanai,
out, encl lanai, scrn porch screened entry. Open split
$179,000 (941)-812-0990 screened entry. Open split
$179,000 (941)-812-0990 plan. Choose your flooring.
---- Upgraded appliances. Close
fto schools & mall in quiet
WE BUY HOUSES area. Room for pool, RV's etc.
CASH $239,900, (941)-375-3671
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258 Seminole Blvd. Ready to
800-987-3133 Move In! Vaulted Ceilings &
More! (941)-629-3436
Clean remodeled, 2/2/1,
Office, 1700 sf, 2 storage
~ sheds, privacy fenced yard,
no storm damage ever.
WE BUY HOUSES $189,000. 941-624-0899
CASH DEEP CREEK- Spacious 3/2/2
24 HR HOTLINE w/ pool on oversized lot. Built
800-987-3133 in 2004! Many upgrades!
$419,000. (941)-766-1525
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- Motivated Seller!
3/2 newly updated, won't
last. $219,000. Advanced
Realty (941) 623-3581
NEW 3BR/2BA, + car,
1,657sf. Built 2005. 2378
Strawlawn St. BY OWNER
$219,900 (305)213-2184
NICE 3/2 w/Lg. fenced back-
yard. Great loc. Bring offers.
Re/Max First Choice, Stacey
Schwartz, 941441-5500

PERFECT FOR A Ig. family
or Mother-In Law. 4716 sf.
Lush gardens, waterfall,
handicapped access
and A/C shop makes
this house one of a kind.
4/4/2 gar. & carport.
$490,000.
Sunshine Realty Services,
S 941-637-3737.

PT. CHARLOTTE
HOMES

2/2/2 POOL/SPA DBL
LOT HOME POSSIBLE
3 BDRM MUST SEE
$249,900

3 LOTS 3/2/2 POOL
BEAUTIFUL PARK LIKE
SETTING TOTALLY -
REMODED $389,900

2 LOTS 3/2/2
SHOWS LIKE NEW
QUIET AREA CLOSE TO
EVERYTHING: $299,900

2/2/2 1809 SQ.FT U/A
SPLIT PLAN VERY PRI-
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SIZED LOT. $264,900

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(866)420-880#
Waterview from every rm.
4/2.5/2, pool, 1900' LA on
canal, beautifully remodeled.
$289,900. (239)-898-1827
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1026 PUNTA GORDA
FOR SALE

3/2, Stilt home, Built-in 2004
minutes from 1-75, exit 164,
1731 sq. ft., alarm, tile,
corain, all appliance, 1500 Sf
concrete paved parking under
home. .$250,000. Call 239-
289-7000.


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FOR SALE FOR SALE
1/ poss. 2/1/CP, 944sf,
Completely rebuilt on cor- I BUY HOMES
ner lot. new wiring, roof,
AC, tile, kitchen, bath. Too Top Dollar Cash
much to list! Beccy Wolfe Any area Any condition
941-504-4009 IMMEDIATELY!
GASPARILLA PROPERTIES Damaged Handyman
2/2/1, 1615 sf. 20345 Asto- 1-877-345-5333
ria Ave., Comp. remodeled Lg
bonus room, pool & cage.
$249,500. 941-626-4825 I BUY HOUSES Cash
2/2/1 MOVE IN cond., fully IMMEDIATELY!
furn., exc. shape, outside No Bull!
storage, $145,900. (941)- 4 No Bul4l
764-6916. 941-468-7614r .-,, ..
2/2/1 Waterfront in beautiful
Oak Hollow area. Community
pool & Rec center. All appli- IBUY __
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Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2005, Real Estate Classified


1026 PUNTA GORDA
FOR SALE

3/2/1 layout, location &
* waterview. Charlotte Park
home on large corner lot.
5259,900. (941-505-2447
3/2/2 w/Den, newly remod-
eled, ready to occupy. Owned
by Lic. RE agent. $249,000.
Deep Creek. Realtors wel-
comed.(941) 380-2305
3/2/den, Inground
pool/spa, 1/2 acre.
Beautiful house. Must see!
$247,900 954-604-7736

RING ALL OFFERS.
BURNT STORE LAKES
Walk to the golf course.
SNewer home. Oversized \
lot. 3/2/2 $318,000
SSUNSHINE REALTY SERV.
941-637-373-

Buy these 2 properties for
cash & close quickly.
3BR/2BA 1500+SF handy-
man special on 3 .lots & a
2BR/1BA handyman special
on 3 lots. May be able to sub-
divide & get 2 extra building
lots. Houses side by side.
"AS IS". Asking $309,900.
See virtual tour on website
www.livebvthegulf.com
Call Bob Lapietro,
CENTURY 21 Aztec & Assoc
941- 286-7834.
Deep Creek pool home
2/2/2, newly remodeled,
cathedral ceilings, large pri-
vate Janai,hurricane shutters,
very light and bright,
$224,900 941-255-3425 or
941-875-1492
NEW 3/2/2 almost complet-
ed, beautiful Key West style
home, metal roof, lap siding,
many extras. 11430 2nd Ave.
S. PG Heights. Asking
-$275,000. (941)-575-0490

Punta Gorda Isles
4/2/2 Sailboat Home
Quick Harbor access\
pw/pool & hot tub. Just

941) 575-1230


1027 SOUTH VENICE
FOR SALE

2/2/1, spacious family home
on oversized lot, enjoy whole
house stereo, structured
wiring, computer networking,
tastfully decorated & worry free
w/high tech security, new roof,
HVAC, loan assistance avail.
$249,000 (941)492-5292
AVOID FORECLOSURE
Immediate Help Avail.
Call Al
941-780-6600


oeacn access. OUALuu LOI
Updated country kitchen
w/all new appliances Tile
& new wood floors over-
sized garage privacy
fenced yard, new roof, new
storage shed, hurricane
shutters, irrig. sys, reverse
osmosis system above
ground pool MOVE INTO
THIS DOLLHOUSE!!!
IMMACULATE!!! WON'T
LAST. NO RE AGENTS -
VIEW BY APPOINTMENT
ONLY W/PRE APPROVED
MORTG. COMMITMENT.
$269,900 941-497-1920 -

Home owners we will
pay up to 10% more
for your home. Damaged
or not! Cash in 24 hrs.!!!
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1028MOTIVENICE FOR SALE






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BY OWNImmediate Occupancy in2/2/2,
featuring living room & family
room, wood cabinets, new




Venetian Falls. (Florence
Model) 2BR/2BA on pond,
248)-877-2664 or 497 5991

Classified = Sales


1028 VENICE FOR SALE

$$$ LOW DOWN
LOW PAYMENTS!!

VENICE GARDENS 2/2
Remodeled 1000 sf, 1/4
acre $665/mo with
$10,900 down

JACARANDA WEST Pool
1900 sf, 2CG $1039/mo
with $17,000 down

Call 941-320-8687 or
www.mhsells.com _
VENICE ISLAND, MOTIVAT-


1035 GOLF COURSE
COMMUNITY

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a fresh approach to
your real estate needs?
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Brokerage. houses?
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@ Tarpon Real Estate
(941)-286-0799


1040 CONDOSNILLAS
FOR SALE


ED SELLER! 2/2 +garage,
pool w/heater, sprinkler sys. "Special of The Week"
(well), recently updated, New Listing!!! 3/2 in
$550,000 (941)-809-5828 BB-5, ground floor,
/ corner on Lake.
WANTED to buy from Owner $235,000!!! incl $1,100
Venice Beach area, 2-3br water purification sys.
home or condo within walking Bird Bay Realty.com
distance to beach, quiet area (941)485-4804
pref. ~$250K (508)4774505
1/1 2nd fl. end unit -
1030WATERFRONT $94,900. Charlotte Sq., new
HOMES kit., new appl., end. lanai
w/Murphy bed makes guest
bd. New prof. decorating,
BOATERS DREAM needs nothing. Don Liermann
in North Port w/gulf. 941400-4285 cell. CENTURY
access. 3BR/3BA/2CG, 21 Aztec & Assoc: 629-3188
big pool, dock & seawall.
LOOKS LIKE NEW!!! 1ST SHOWING, 1ST FLR
$498,000 Call (941)-423- Rotonda River House, rare Irg
1313 or (941)716-0040 2/2, fully furn., dining rm, Irg
balcony, very clean. Tennis,
2/2 ON SW CANAL, min. from shuffleboard, 2 pools (1
the harbor, new central air, hted), sauna, clubhouse, 5
new 200amp service. golf courses & canal. Avail.
$287,000. (239)-643-5117 now! $169,900 By owner
2/2/1 ENGLEWOOD (941-698-0340 -
1600 SF living, 90' concrete 2/2 Deep Creek Lakefront,
seawall, deep 'sailboat completely furn. All Appli-
water, 1 mi. to Lem. Bay, ances. Corner unit, low maint.
$699,000. Owner-Broker. $135,900. (941)-380-1617
(941) 416-7866.


Canal front, 2/2/CPT,
great ro 'm iurnai^,
davits. .1. To :.T i :.:.,l
Prudent ai .-iilgi: 1;r,
941-539-4178
CUTE 2/2/1, 1100SF on
end of saltwater canal w/
dock. Great landscaping.
$285,000.(619)979-0463
Leave Message

Deep Creek House
2045' under air, w/poo
& lakefront. Updates an
more. Reduced to
$289,900. Call now
(941i 575-1230

Engl 3/2/2 Eu.ii *ll' .
Lots of extra's .:J4 r1,00,
Laura Kilaahl Realty
416-0656 8774734321
Gracious professionally land-
scaped, 4 bedroom, 2 1/2
bath, 2 car garage, PGI at end
of cul-de-sac. 10,000# lift, 8
minutes to Harbor, new
kitchen, fire & security sys-
tem, hurricane shutters &
many other '. extras.
$645,000,. (941)-639-1440.
Great Deal! Seller Financ-
ing! 3/3.5/2, elevator,
granite, terraces,
Bayviews. Charity Cain-
Kelly 941-716-0685
GASPARILLA PROPERTIES
GREAT WATERFRONT
PROPERTIES! Let one of
our real estate associates
do the work to find your
dream waterfront home!
CALL GASPARILLA PROP-
ERTIES (941) 473-5444
Grove City 3/2/1 canal,
'Lots of new, $384,900
Laura Kildahl Realty
416-0656 8774734321
GULF COVE, canal, gulf
access 2/2/1 1884 sq ft, gor-.
geous view, by owner $479k
941-697-9438
Land & Water! Almost an
acre with access to the
Gulf. Over 2200sqft, Ask-
ing $475,000 Compare
prices, this is a steal! Call
before it's gone; Jessica
Menzel @ 941-815-8451
Gasparilla Properties.
PT CHARLOTTE 3/2/2
w/pool, remodeled kitchen &
bath, some existing hurri-
cane damage. Needs TLC,
2606 sf. $379,900 obo.
(727)-744-9346
P. C. Key West Style 3/2,
pool, deep water dock, bring
your big boat, minutes to har-
bor, no fixed bridges, FSBO
$550,000. obo (please .do
not disturb tenants) (561)-
745-8163 or (561)-718-1617
PG Sailboat water canal
2/2 w/pool & dock. New
everything! $439,900
941-626-2276
PGI 30 Hibiscus. 6 lots from
Harbor w/ million $ view. Very
clean 3/2/2 sailboat canal
home. Pool, dock, lift. 2200
sf, tile throughout. $799,000.
(941)-626-9075 (By Owner)
PGI, 3/2/2 powerboat tip lot,
150' seawall, dock, lift, hot
tub, remodeled kitchen.
$595,000, (305)-766-9800.
Seller financing avail.
Direct Bayfront 2 br fur-
nished Manasota Key dock
& pool. $585,000 Charity
Cain Kelly
941-716-0685
Gasparilla Properties
Updated home on deep
water canal. Lift, dock,
davits straight out to Gulf.
Priced right, good cond.
Charity-Cain-Kelly
(941)-716-0685
Gasparilla Properties



We sell Houses for $2,995*
VENICE NORTH PORT
492-3033 429-6993
ENGL/ROTONDA 474-5598
*Homes over $200,000
slightly higher
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Furnished, Clubhouse/Ppol,
$109,000 941-625-0531
2/2/1 + DEN, overlooking the
pristine Estuary in PGI. 1 yr
old w/ dock, pool & hot tub.
Anchor Realty 941-286-9590.
2/2/2.5 Ig. townhouse mint
cond., located between Sable
Trace & Heron Creek, $199k
Fla. Golf Prop., 235-2473

A SALE
Prl ir, I,,.: u, c.ri pricing
West Gate Condominiums
3BR/2BA, 2,000sf
Only 3 left'
@ $359,900
2 MI TO ENGLEWOOD BCH
Selling FAST. Please call
(941)475-5553
westgatecondominiums.com

Direct Gulf access, brand
new, beautiful, 2/2/1 +
Den, pool, w/hot tub,
$395,000. Owner Real-
tor, (239)-8q8-0970
CEDARWOODS, 2/2 1st floor
Condo. Pool & 'ihbt.rhu: _
Tenant in place. Asking
$119,000. (941)-380-9212

ECondo _w/Sailboat Dock-
\age. Easy access to Har-J
) bor & Gulf of Mexico./
Great Views!
www.astonna.com J
Q_(941) 575-1230

DISTRESSED CONDO
Must sell by JAN 1, '06.
for info (866)-626-6861
ID# 7070
Realty Resource Assoc. Inc.


1040 CONDOSNILLAS
FOR SALE


birdbayrealty.com
We Do All of Venice
+ area.
294 PIUS
Condos Available!!
614 PIUS
Homes Available!!
1BR/1.5BA, $165,000
2/2 ground fl, $215,000
3 BR convertible comer
ground floor $249,900
3rd fl w/elevator, 2/2 next to
tennis & pool $199,000 Fum.
Golf course, ground fl, 2/2
$269,900 Fum.
Pool, garden 2/2 conv.
$234,800
Golf course/Lake, 2/2 cony.
684 Bird Bay Cir. $274,900
3BR convertible ground fl,
".'l nT ,i:, .,r,,]r -. r,'n .' "'
Golf course 2/2, cathedral
ceilings, $239,900
Garden court- pool, 2/2
comer $235,900
Bayhouse-split plan 2/2
$274,900
On Curry Creek F r:l:,-, I E -
Waterside at Bird Bay.
Full 2/2, ground fl, $299,900
3/2 conyv. condo on lake.
Excellent unit forthis low'prce
$235,000.
FOR OTHER CONDOS
680 Venice By-Pass N.
Sales Department
(941) 485-4804
1-800-464-8497
In the Venice area, we'll
find the property
you want
Rental Department
Annuals & Seasonals
(941) 484-6777

Heritage Oak Park Condo, 2
BR/2BA/CP, elevator, like new
cond. Gated comm, pool,
lodge, tennis. Gorgeous lake
view. Upgraded cab, neutral
carpet/tile. All appl.,ceil. fans.
$179,900, (941)-255-9462
Heritage Oak Park Condo
3/2/CP, 1500 sf, end unit,
asking $234,900. 941-
743-4742. view at:
www.alveeters.com
Heritage, Oak Park .,11 -..
2/2/2, den., Many upgrades.
$259,000. with some furn.,
$263,800. 941-629-5432.
LIGHT BRIGHT 2ND FLOOR
CONDO. 1BR/1BA, Wonder-
ful location on Island of
Venice, E3:., ,ull ,:, t.e .r,
or downtown. $237,900.
941-484-8181 or 468-7541
PGI BANYAN PT. CONDO
End unit on canal, 2/2, all
new, many ,jgr3d.j:, dock,
$438Q $299k 505-0884.
PGI EXECUTIVE CONDO on the
harbor (Starboard Point) next.
to Fishermen's Village. Top
(4th) floor, sunset view, vault-
ed ceilings, 3br/2ba, covered
parking, deeded boat slip with
10,000 lb lift. Heated pool,
tennis, DSL. Granite counters,
3-way storm shutters, 2,000
+sq. ft. Avail. 2006 $785K'
Ql ii 5V7C tcZC5


Free Golf for One Year!* PC i'-,,-,
Beautiful top floor 2/2 condo P .. w f
w/elevator overlooking 17th. PGI new waterfront
& 18th. fairways of Kings condo, 3br + den, indoor'
Island Golf Course. Built parking, deep water docki
2001, one owner, no interior ncl., (561-261-6896 i
hurricane damage, immacu-
late move-in condition, new Port Charlotte condo, 2/2,
carpet, appliances, cathedral furnished, all new appliances,
ceilings and heated swimming like new, $174,900, (941)
pool. One year home warran- 624-4178
ty. Priced to sell at only ra.g jaj mmrmrj -_cs r
$195,000. *Free individual 1 j
yr. golf membership, call for .,
details. Contact Shauna L.
Platt, CENTURY 21 Almar & ....
Associates (941) 661-7377 Promenades East
www:APassionForRealEstate.com Condo i
2/2 Covered parking.
Fully furnished
$137,777
C MLS#609114
Call Linda Hobson
(941) 815-1277

WTC PUNTA GORDA ISLES
WATERFRONT; 2/2 furnished
SWON condo, deeded dock.
$289,900. 941-766-0918

GET RESULTS- '
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1040 CONDOSNILLAS
FOR SALE

ROTONDA
PRE-CONSTRUCTION
PRICES.
Starting at $289,900
3/2 with Community pool,
completion date Nov. 2006
Call-for more details.
KIM SPALLONE AT
Tarpon Real Estate
(941)-286-0799
VENICE 2/2/2 + den w/office
room, end unit on lake, cor-
ner lot, BEAUTIFUL!!!
$379,900 (941)488-9628
VENICE 2BR/2BA, 3rd fir, end
unit,- 55+, turnkey. Close to
shops & beaches. $164,900
(941)412-0354
VENICE BIRD BAY VIL. Lrg
1st fir, 2/2 Furn., golf view,
encl. lanai,. patio, shed.
Walk to shops. $239,000
By owner (941)-480-9338

1090 MOBILE HOMES
FOR SALE

1 Mobile home Port, charlotte
55+, Lot 5C 1/1/CP, shed,
glass lanai, 12x46 $18,900,
,(941)-6244773 -
2005 HORTON
Single wide, 16x59, 55+
park, own land. Pets Ok.
$49,900. (561) 439-7091.

2005 JACOBSEN
2BR/2BA Double Wide.
$54,900 Inc. Del. Set.
Skirt. & Steps.
Call 941-875-6148

3/2/CP, dbl wide screened
porch, furnished, lot rent
$125/mo. $21,000. Also sin-
gle wide 2/2 furn., just move
in. $8,000 cash, as is. Moving
quick sale. (941)-637-8282
8 '.11-H 1 h: h .o 4 I ,
tires/wheels. All for $800
OBO (863)-735-8765 Gardner
BUTTONWOOD- 2/1/CP Sin-
glewide, Large lanai, shed.
Reduced $5000. $46,900.
Negotiable. (941)-833-5767
ENGL, L'EF FEELi Park.
Access L,-, I -.: t,, boat
ramps. ':Iur,.h Ij, r,, etc.
2/2, carport, lanai, awn, util rm
& shed, appl's, some furn.
$69,900/obo. 941-474-2792
ENGLEWOOD, Furnished.
800 sq.ft. 2BR. Own your own
lot. Boat dock avail. Oyster
Creek to the Gulf. $89,500.
(941)-474-5984
Factory Authorized
Jacobsen Dealer
Models on Display
Homes Available for
Immediate Delivery
Save Thousands Now!
Call Us Today
863-494-4010
baybuilthomes.com

HOLIDAY PARK, N. Port dbl.
wide, 2/2/CP. You own the.
lot. 5135 Palena. $89,900.
Fred (863)494-6511 or cell
(863)-990-6131 .
INVESTOR/PRE-RETIREE
Canal, Seawall, Dock, Lift,
Etc. Dbl-wide, 1.5 deeded
;pt, 55+, 843-696-6633
LARGE SELECTION OF
HOMES & LOTS OWNED
OR RENTED LOTS
Venice Isles R.E. Sales.
Lic. Real Estate Broker
By-Pass 41. 485-7743
Lowest prices on new manu-
factured homes from factory
owned Prestige Home.Center
in Tampa. 3BR, 2BA. Multi-sec-
tion homes from $45,9,0
including Delivery, Set-up and
A/C. 1-813-910-0465
Mobile Home Mortgage
Specialist
Call: Joe Ardolino
941-255-1111
MUST SELL!!!
New Doublewide in'55 plus
community. Never lived in.
Call (941) 255-1122 for
appointment.

New manufactured
home, double wide in
Maple Leaf Estates.
55+ Community
(941) 255-1622
On the Myakka River.
Venice. Large park model
Just renovated
Call 941-426-5040
Palm Harbor Factory Liqui-
dation Sale. All models must
go. Call for free color
brochures 1-800-622-2832


WANTED DUPLEXES &
OTHER MULTI-FAMILY
PROPERTIES. IF
CONSIDERING SELLING
Call (941)-468-1656

1205 LEASE OPTION

2 Poss. 3BR/2BA, Pt. Char.
for sale or Rent to own,
Owner will finance. No bank
needed. $189k, 941-364-2101


HORSE
^ J HOMES CONDOS
J WATERFRONT and
SEASONAL & .CHAISE
.11FANNUALRENTALS

R entt-alIs_& PrpwertW Manageert-=


ANNUAL RENTALS

2005 White Feather, 3BR, 2BA, den, 3 car garage $1600
380 Dolphin Shores, 2BR, 2BA, loft, dock and pool $1600
409 Rio Terra, 3BR, 2BA, 2CG courtyard home, comm. pool......$1500
708 Guild Drive, 2 bedroom, 2 bath $850
4892 Kent Road, 3 bedroom, 2 bath, garage, pool $1500
1102 N. Cypress, 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 2 car garage, pool.............$1400
105 The Corso, 2BR, 2BA, 2 car garage, pool (furnished)...........$1200


Condos and Villas Call for more information
Now Reserving The Winter of 2006 Season

HOURS OPEN DAILY 9AM 5PM CLOSED SATURDAY & SUNDAY

2 150 North Nokomis Ave. 483-3331 Toll Free 888/4-VENICE
Check our website at www.horseandchaise.com for continued updates on annual & seasonal rentals


1090 MOBILE HOMES 1205 LEASE OPTION
FOR SALE
N.P ESTATES Large 3/2/2 w/
PALM HARBOR Factory Liqui- fam. room east of 1-75. 6244
nation Sale. All Models must BlueryAve. Ownerwill finance
go. Call for-free brochures & w/lease option. $1595 + low.
quotes. 1-800-622-2832 down. Pets welcome! Call
Karen (941)-224-8664
Ready for Immediate
Occupancy 1210 HOMES FOR RENT
Over 10 homes available
in adult, resident owned ENGLEWOOD Waterfront in
parks. Prices start at Gulf Cove. Dock & Davits.
$48,900. Call First Class 3 Bedroom with pool
Homes for current $1,500/MO
inventory & price list. TERRY LONG .
(941) 639-9497 ALWAYS LONG ON SERVICE
941-475-1311
SINGLES & DOUBLES- RE/MAX Bayside
14 models in stock or 1 PC, 3/3, on saltwater canal,
special orders in 3 weeks. with dock & boat lift. Min. to
Sample0- 2BR/1BA only Harbor, new appliances,
$29,900. Incl. Set-up, remodeled. $1095/mo. Small
A/C, skirting & steps. dog okay,. no smoke, (551)-
First Class Homes. 251-5119
(941) 639-9497 175 Colony Point, PGI, 4/5/2
with pool on lake.
VENICE, 2br, Ig kitch, Ig scrnd $1,675/mo. 1st., last. +sec.
porch, 2-car carport, new fir 941-628-8855
covering, new paint, partly
furn $14,900 (941)-488-8866 2 Bedroom 1.5 bath house in
or'cell (941)735-0790 family area. Available mid
January 2006. $875 mo. Call
VENICE Bay Indies 55+, or Email 203-378-8993 OR
Fully furn. 2/2/CP, lanai kiddos@optonline.net'
Nicely updated, all amen. MUST PASS A CREDIT
$18,500. 941-480-9070 CHECK
2bd/lba Avail. Jan 1st, $825.
1110 OUT OF st/last/sec, year lease.
AREA HOMES Call Vin 627-1899/2762779
:2P lEA T.1 ,T lose to
E. TENN. PROPERTIES _.p, I: L .. ,i_-..,: Also,
Make your own Smokey ,.- r.::m :,r rent.
Mountian memories with r-,. i,T:. '- _14 38 '
magical mtn views, log 2BR/2BA, i-..i, remodeled,
cabins, lake front & invest- convenient Pt. Charlotte loca-
ment property. Call Tina tion. $1000/ mo. 1st, last &
@ ERA Real Estate 865- sec. (941)-625-0044
749-6216
TMoungerO4@ccomcast.net 3/2/2 Wonderful location
on Bayshore Rd. $1600/mot
N.C. MOUNTAINS ,+ util & sec. 941-376-7740
"L,,:h 7, l. -ii:... 'J.[L-.i to 3BR 2BA 2 CAR GARAGE
7 acre P~r:el;: w/ million $$ BRAND NEW LARGE HOME
views! :.-" $79,900. in North Port., Lease opt.
Free info (828)-247-0081 to purchase. .
Flexible rent & terms.
N.E. Georgia Mtns.-Rabun 488-8143, Owner/broker
3BR plus large bonus room, A beachfront ground level
2.5BA on 3.23 acres built in A beachfront ground level
2000, move in condition. 2, i:ot, :fabu
S 189.000. Call Karen rooftop deck, $2500/mo
Coldwell Banker-Mountain 9- -- .1
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dos, lots. Any cor,,:.ri ,,,-, F: 1-800-775-7978 or
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Immediate Help Avail. REMAX GULF COAST REALTY
I Call Al Av 4ia-. 51' OR 416-7866
941-780-6600 BARNES & PHILLIPS
.,,: ,, ,,, ,.1- L.': REAL ESTATE, Inc.
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for Tata, 941-787-4261 "
ANNUALS
SY 2/2/1 Oak Hollow PC $725
SI BUY -1 F PC $700
STORM DAMAGED HOUSES 2/1, PG water care incl.
1-800-SELL-NOW $725
(1-800-735-5669) 2/1 H.H. Duplex $750
www.WeBuyFlorida.com 2/2 Condo C.H. $750
2/1/1 PC, Comm. Pool $750
2/1/CP PC $750
Sell Your Home 2/2/1 PC, Comm. Pool $800
Sell Your Home 2/2/1 PC $850
for Full Price! 2/1/1 North Port $850
Fast Closing, Cash, 2/2 PC Condo $850
Freedom from 3/2/ Deep Creek, Comm.
Maintenance. Pool $900 .
Call Jessica 3/1/CP PG lawn care incl.
(941)-628-1599 $900
dontpay7percent.com 3/2/2 North Port $950
3/2/1 PG $950
3/1.5 PC $950
Sell your house 3/2/2 Deep Creek $1,000
As Is For a Fair Price. 3/2/2 NP $1,100
on the date :.1 .ur ,:,,:,-! 3/2/2 Pool, PC $1,200
Simon 941-204-5291 3/3/2 on water PC $1,200
4/2/2 PC $1,200'
3/2/2 Pool, Sailboat Canal
Stop Foreclosure PC $1,300
Fast & Flexible Plans
1-866-4-KWIKSALE *Check Us Out On The
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1210 HOMES FOR RENT

BE A WINNER Rent To Own
$1000/mo. 2/2 on water,
1100 SF. Good location in
Pt. Charlotte. Willing to
finance. Leave message.
(619)979-0463
Brand new 3/2/2 nice
quiet area, immaculate.
$1090 mo.
(719)238-6061
Cape Haze Home. 3/3.5/3
pool, jacuzzi & fire place No
bridge. Gulf Access w/ deep
water dock. Harborside Real
Eastate 941-697-7077 Lic
RE Broker
Charlotte Harbor 2/1.+ family
room. 1100 SF on canal. W/D
New interior. $900/mo. 1st,
last & sec. 941- 916-1024.
DEEP CREEK 3/2/2, LR & FR,
walk-in closets, no smokers,
small pets ok, $1100/mo.
941-727-1872.
Deep Creek Pt. Char.,
Home NEW 2005 3 or
4bd/2/2, Lanai. $1295.
/mo. Call 941-875-2418 ,
DEEP CREEK, 3/2/2, Beauti-
ful, newer 1600 sq. ft. house,
on cul-de-sac. Stove, frig,
lanai. 288 Fortaleza. $1195 1
year lease. 800-7474283
E. ENGL 2/2/1, very clean,
all tile, W/D, lanai, private,
fenced yard. O1100. Pets
ok. (9411-740-0761
Efficiencies & 1 Bedroom
furnished. $175 & up,
Triangle Motel
639-8356
Engl 3/2, lanai, nice neighbor-
hood. close to beaches &
shopping, $1000/mo. Ist/fst
/sec. (941)475-9782 before 9pm
EngI. 1 yr. old 4/2/2, S. Gulf
Cove, pool, many upgrades,
NS/NP. $1775 incl pool & In
svc Linda (908)-399-3731
ENGLEWOOD 2BR/2BA/1CG
New updates, 2 FL rooms on
1/2 acre. Close to everything.
$975/mo 941-460-9403 ,
Englewood, 2/2 on canal,
rr,;,, I:. toi, to bay & beach.
SO1100. mo. Ann. or $2700,
,:, i. asonal. 239-398-80,22





eraportcharlotte.com
PORT CHARLOTTE
I $700
; uJpdtd. kit i:,:,r .,:;
fenced yard
Fmi .' Room.........$1095
heated pooi...$1200
S- pool, SWF.....$1450
DEEP CREEK
3/2/2 pool, tile.......$1400
3/2/2 F.R., pool....:..$1400
PGI
2/2 Condo just built.$1050
NORTH PORT

3/2/2 Family Rm.....$1150
4 en I u:'r, ij iir u ?:l-
F.- ,'-,I _:.l 4. ,
-. 2 '. .,, ,,l1 I
ENGLEWOOD
2/2 $700
2/2/1 No Pets..........$800,
3/2/1, canal...........$1000
SEASONAL
2/2 Oaks IV, 3 month
minimum............... $1300
2/2/2................... $1800


GULF COVE, 2/2/1 by river on
canal. Small dock. Gulf
access. lst/L/Sec. Pets neg.
$995. mo. (941)-286-4325
HOMES FOR RENT
E-Z Credit Terms.
1, 2 & 3 Bedrooms available.
Furnished units available
Transworld Realty
(941)-766-0095
Kessler Mortgage Corp.
FREE Appraisal Offer!
No application fee!
No credit report fee!
No Credit/Bad credit OK!
No Hassles!
We wil meetBEAT any deal
ALL types of loans!
Call (941)-650-8044
Gel FlorldaHomeLo.gcom


ERA "Preferred Properties

of Venice, Inc. Realtor
325 West Venice Ave., Venice, FL 34285


(941) 485-9602 Toll Free 1-877-640-7653
www. veniceflproperties. corn
E-mail:eravenice@aol.com
APARTMENTS/VILLAS/DUPLEXES
S625/mo 404 Armada Rd., Studio Apartment
S695/mo 408 Armada Rd., 1BR/1BA, includes water
S725/mo 417 Menendez St. 1BR/1BA, includes water
S825/mo 409 Manatee Ct. #210, 2BR/2BA. Comm. pool, laundry
S850/mo 460 Base Ave. #129, 2BR/2BA. Sentinel Condos. Lanai
S1100/mo 244 St. Augustine #506 2BR/2BA. Costa Brava.
S1195/mo 868 Saranec Lake Dr #103 2BR/Bonus Room/2BNCP/Waterside Village
' S1500/mo 8533 Hawk Nest Lane, 3BR/2BA/2CG, Warm Mineral Springs
$1200/mo 500 The Esplahade #605, 2BR/2BA6th fir, com. pool & laundry
FURNISHED ANNUAL RENTALS
$975/mo 647 Bird Bay 1 BR/conv./2BA/lanai/2nd floor.
$1100/mo 813 A Ormond 2BR/2BA/Triplex Venice, by beach
$1400/mo 2404 Auburn Lakes Circle 3BR/2BA/1CG cable inc., pool
$1500/mo 950 Tarpon Center Drive 2BR/2BN5th floor. Gulf front
$1500/mo 1313 Mango Avenue 3BR/2BAN1CG. Pool.
HOMES
S800/mo 2538 Oneida Road, 2BR/1 BN1 CP.
S995/mo 4596 Tollefson Ave. 3BR/2BA/1CG/Newly remodeled North Port
S1025/mo 1524 Oketo Street, 3BR/2BA/2CG North Port
S1050/mo 2525 Alamander Ave, 2BR/1.5BN1CG Manasota Beach area
S1100/mo 472 S. Shore Dr. 2BR/2BA/1CG/Lanai Sorrento Shores
S1100/mo 840 Sunrise Road, 3BR/2BN2CG, Patio., South Venice
S1325/mo 3640 Sterling Road, 2/2/2 with pool. South Venice
S1400/mo 11485 Tinder Court New 3BR/2BN2CG Stoney Brook- Brand New
S1600/mo 11438 Roosevelt Dr. New 3BR/Den/2BN2CG/Pool, Gulf view
S1700/mo 5039 Bella Terra, 3BR/2BA1 CG/Lanai Venetia
FURNISHED SEASONAL RENTALS AVAILABLE MONTHLY MINIMUMS
FEATURED SEASONALS
MacArthur Beach #233 Gulf Twin Towers 506 & 605
Valencia Residences #1104 Plantation. St. Andrews


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1210 HOMES FOR RENT

Landlords!
Tired of Late Rent?
I will solve your
tenant problems.
Limited availability.
Call Malendaz
(941)-628-1599
dontpay7percent.com
Light, bright & open 3/2/2,
close to 1-75, school & shop-
ping. New ceramic tile,
throughout, $1,200 mo, 1st.,
last + sec. (239-5404745
N. P., RENT TO OWN, New,
3/2, Den, Scr. lanai. lock in
$5K below market! Save up to
$100K! (561)-642-0833
" N. Port 3/2/2
Beautiful, almost new,
good loc. $1,150/mo
(941)-426-1849
N. PORT- 3/2/2 home
over 1200sf of liv space,
quiet area. $ 1175/mo. +
sec. No pets. 941-426-2969
N.P., brand new house
4/2/2, 2200SF under air,
near schools, shopping,
1-75, Rt.41. 1/L/sec
$1350/mo. 941-426-6217
or 347-721-2958.


NO CREDIT CHECK!
2/1 1500 sq. ft.
2/1 1050 sq. ft.
(786) 546-1633
VP2111@AOL.COM

North Port, -1 0 a:7 '
3/2/2's/..: Diffbie 114 I
plans, fully plr
W/D, tiled
windows,; ii I

service .1 ';' "
Sl,395/mo. (94i
6284 or (941) 175- ;
[|,,.:.T. : 6e .-c 3 rea e BR
2BA, garage, large lot,
520 Acacia Ln., $975/mo.
No pets. N/S (941)492-7831
North Port 3/2/2, brand new
construction located in peace-
ful area. Avail. now. $1095
mo. (239)443-0293
I1 j' FTH POIuT 3/2/2 Like,
hew, Close to schools, shop-
pin .'. i5. 2 Houses avail.
:,i' 5. m,:, 941-456-0067
NORTH PORT, 3/2/carport,.
1,200sf $950/mo.
lsIst/s Security.
(941)-628-6226
North Port, Brand new
3/2,?2 11 .aOppllan.e-. nice
.area 1 900'i .I l 100 mi
'1 .-'.-w455
North Port 3/2/2's
Price range from
S$1,200-$1,400,
1st, Last & Security
Call 941-223-7801
AFFORDABLE Waterfront
rrial, gulf access. Seasonal
,r arinunal aliil NOW FOR
DETAILS (94.114N26.-2I'll
OWN A HOME TODAY
WITH NO
MONEY DOWN!
F. .r Cre,:l, '.,
Call Today &
See If You Qualify
Be In Your Own Home
In 30. Days.
Amer-icarn Horneilr-r.ri Mli?.
(941)-625-3052
P C 2/1/cp, lanai, Nice
neighborhood. $975/MO
lst/st/ sec. (941)475-9782
before 9pm
*NEED A RENTAL*
DCR RENTAL MGMT
941-624-0500
P.C.: Sailboat waterfront,
3/2/2, in beautiful Col-
longswood Pointe. Rent neg.
941-255-1599
P.G., 2/1/1, Large yard, nice
porch. Recently renovated!
$950/mo., 1st, Last & Sec.
(941)-204-1015
P.G. Historic Dist.- Walk to
park/harbor, Quaint 2/1/CP,
corner lot. $975. mo. NS
small pet OK (941)-575-0481
PC 2/2/1 RECENTLY, painted
& tiled, lanai, washer & dryer.
$990 + 1-1/2 mos. DJ Black
Co. (941-743-8613









Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2005, Real Estate Classified


,'1210 HOMES FOR RENT


PC, 3/2/1, pool, sailboat
".$1,150/mo. Avail 1/1, Annu-
al. 1st., last + security, (941)-
`380-9212
PC, 3/2/2' pool home on
canal, lease required, 1st.,
Aslast + deposit, smoking &
"pets negotiable. $1,400/mo,
.call Joe' (606) 215-7098 or
(606)-877-5048
PC 3/2/2 Pool, lots of
tile, 1900sq, ft, $1200
mo. 1st last & Sec.
941-626-9856
,'"PC '3/2/CP on canal. Central
AC, carpet. Avail. Now. Credit
-,check. req. $895 mo. (443)
," 286-0501
'PC CLEAN, FURNISHED,
2/1, lanai, CP, CHA, Ref. lst&
security. $850/mo. 941-743-
-0666
PC, large, 3/1, all apple W/D,'
flexible rent, pets ok, no
lease, long /short term move
-right in. (941)-623-2762
PC Saltwater view, 2-3 Bdrm.
garage; Ig.. lanai, Gulf access,
CHA. $900/mo. 1st. Last &
Sec. 941-740-6431
',PG/BSI DOCK ON CANAL
,,.3/2/2, unfurnished, pool, No
smoke No pets. $1300/mo
w,ist last & sec. (978)352-
6 .6060
PGI, 3/2/2, power boat lot
150' seawall, lift, dock, hot.
-tub, fully furnished
'.;000 m Av.,;i 1,vw1. mo. to
mo. or annual, No smoke, no
-pets. (305)-766-9800
SPORT CHARLOTTE- View of
the Harbor! 3/2 sailboat/dock
& pool. Great area. Avail now.
$1600. mo. (941-575-6482
Port Charlotte 2/2 on salt-
water w/ dock. Close to all.
-Move in for New Years.
Bedford Dr. $900/ mo.
(619)979-0463 Lv. msg.
PORT CHARLOTTE, 3/2/2 on
sailboat canal, screened lanai.
Fully furn. Great area! $1550.
i mo. Annual. (239)-821-4750
Port Charlotte beautiful 3/2
w/ pool & dock on canal, near
Murdock. $1430/mo. neg.

Port Charlotte FURNISHED.
S2/2/2 waterfront, htd. pool
3/2/2 near Midway Blvd.
' 941-637-6797 Rent-A-Home
PORT CHARLOTTE: Newly ren-
' ovated, 1/1 fully furnished
and 2/1 partly furnished. 20
minutes to the beach. Non
'smoking. Annual or Seasonal
,..More info. Call 941-766-9549
or 941-276-4950
PORT CHAPLOTTF 2BR/1BA,
*lanai, i-HA liJe, hospital.
-'Nice area. $950 mo. Call

PT. CHAR Oak Hallow, 2/1.5,
7 furn., fish from your back
-yard. Ann. $800/mo. + util.
.lst & last. :916-1989
PT. CHAR- Small but cozy
2BR/1BA, A/C, $825/mo +
dep. 1-941-789-3776 or
1-941-809-3480
1 PT. CHAR., 3/2, new kitchen,
" $1175. mo. Rent w/ discount
'or lease option available.
19411- 754120
.'PT. CHAR.: 3/2/2, IMMACU-
LATE, $1000/month / securi-
, r, all c l.41 '. .F
Pt. ,rrlri:n 'w/comm
pool Sin. pet ok, Avail Now
13th Month free Harborside
, Real Eastate 941-697-7077
Lic RE Broker
PUNTA GORDA HOMES
2/2/2 (PGI), pool, Avail Jan 1'
2/1/CP Pets ok Avail. now
941-637-6797 Rent-A-Home
Punta Gorda, 4/1. 1,500 sq.
-"ft. Avail. 1/1. $1,400/mo +
'$240 .utilities including heat,
air, laundry & cable. 1st. &
last.. Jim (941) 585-9563
RENT TO OWN!!!!
2BR/2BA pool home, 3383
Harbor Blvd., great terms,
Call for information
(866)420-8804

RIVERWOOD
8 Furnished Homes, Annu-
al or Seasonal (941)-629-
3337 or (313)-600-5238
www.mbgvacationproperties.com

'-RIVERVIEW CANAL HOME,
-*":ur,-i,,r, e'. completely updat-
j. ,-,,J beautiful. $450 per
week. 941:815-7111
ROTONDA WEST 3/2/W
; GARAGE. Pool. Call for info
; Harborside Real Estate
S941-697-7077 Lic RE Broker


; MANAGEMENT
SERVICES

2004 Readers Choice
AwardWin n e r
Award winning Professional
SManagement Company
Serving the Areas of N. Port,
Pt. Charlotte & Punta Gorda
Sfor over 15 years. For a list of
: 'Annual & Seasonal Rentals
S'.call (941) 764-7777, (800)
S283-0431 or visit us at:
i www.Shaymanmanagemeat.com
: S. Venice 3BR/2BA story
Son lake w/pool & garage.
Available January. 4712
Marlin Rd., $1,150/mo.
Call (866)420-8804


S.Venice 2/2/1 w/Den.
S UPDATED HOME
w fenced backyard.
220 Plantation Rd.
$1200/mo with only
1st/Sec needed.
301-395-5592
;'So. Punta Gorda, spacious
,3/2, furnished or not, avail-
"'able now, $795+ utilities, No
,pets, (941)-505-1343


1210 HOMES FOR RENT


VARIOUS SEASOUIAL
HOMES AVAILABLE
2 & 3 Bedrooms
Transworld Realty
(941)-766-0095
VENICE GARDENS 2/2/1
yearly, W/D, Ist/Ist/sec.
No pets. N/S. $1000/mo.
(941)493-7675

lMcCormick


VENICE ISLAND. Seasonsal
rentals available for 2006.
Prices range from $2200 -
$3800. (941)485-7127
VENICE: FURN HOUSE on 5
Acres, 3BR/2BA, E. Venice
Ave. Annual lease.
$1100/mo. Available in Jan.
Call 317-696-6234.

1240 CONDOS/VILLAS
FOR RENT

2/2 condo 1st. floor 55+ fully
furnished. Annual or Seasonal,
No pets, No smoke. Avail now.
'1st., last + sec. (9411-743-
8283 or (305)-304-8482
2BR/2BA, all appl. W/D.
Pool, furn or unfurn.
Quiet Modern Bimini Bay.
(941)-629-7709


1300 DUPLEXES
FOR RENT

P.C. (3) 2/1's with brand new
interior, tile, carpet, central
a/c, water & sewer included,
1st. & last, $725/mo., 1st.,
last + sec., no pets. Wilson
Realty, (941)-629-6624
AVAILABLE JAN. 1, 1/1/CP,
new appl., tile floors. $650.
mo. 1st, Last, $600. Sec.
Whitman Ave. Harbor Heights
(863)-244-3282 NO PETS
DEEP CREEK, 2/2/1,
screened lanai, quiet .area, 2
yrs. old. $895. mo. (941)-
629-9101
WEST ENGL- 1/1 + fl room,
.laundry, new carpets. NS/NP,
1st, last, sed. $700/mo
Avail Jan. 1 (9411-321-9066
ENGLEWOOD, new 2/2/1 +
lanai, ofc/comp rm, close to
beach & shopping, lawn svc,
N/S, N/P. lst/Ist/$500 sec.
$950/mo. (941)474-6141
North Port '3BR/1BA/1CG
central A/ C, new paint &
carpet. Available now
8503 Dorothy Ave.
1st/L/Sec + Background,
check. No pets.
$795/mo. (941)-743-7485
North Pt. Charlotte -
Immaculate 2BR/1BA with
tile thruout, central A/C &


1360 ROOMS
FOR RENT

3/2 split floor home near 41
and CVS in Pt. Charlotte.
Own bath. One year lease
Dec 18- on. $650. $800
down. Or 2 rooms for
$1000. 239-269-5298.
BEDROOM, BATH, CABLE TV
Kitchen priv. Male preferred.
Non smoker. Reasonable.
941497-5927
P.C Area, $125 No Alchohol,
No Drugs, Full use of whole
house, plus pool. One week in
advance. 941-276-0964.
PG Clean, furn., New 24 hour
Mgmt., cable, phone, util. incl.
$125 wk. No Pets (941)-
639-1089 or (239)-229-5228

1370 RENTALS TO
SHARE

.NORTH PORT, Rental To
Share, 2BR/1.5BA,
I400 ci in plus utilities.
Call 941-423-6648
P.C. MURDOCK area- Male
roommate. .ND & NS Refer-.
ences. Full house privileges.
$600. mo. (941-232-5575
PROFESSIONAL or Retiree to
share waterfront home. Full
house privileges. $130. per
wk. (9411-627-1233


3/2/2 Pool 1950 Oregon Tr. laundry room. 1 VAATN EA
Surfside Realty Inc. 1st/Last/Security. $725/ 1390 VACATIONISEAS
941-473-4050 mo. Great location- RENTALS
www.surfsiderealty.net 354 Camillia Ln.
Call (941)-468-1656 2/1 PGI CONDO, Turnkey,
BSI: 3/3/1CP,. Townhouse, ground'floor., Furn., Dock &
furnir,;.hed ,r,n T.;r, Irl G.C., 01-0 Erj '-rVt 2/1 i, ,-. p,,,. g fl ., Frti n. (941)-764-
Avj.1,i [Io :, ,l i mo. ist, charming, new r.iri i f- ' 4..i
la: .. .N/S, -it L'il.SEC v .i
... '.:,. 941 -lt) l 1/1/6 55 0 19-i-4--.l I43 w TEFrIhJT SEASONAL
CONDO FOR RENT H CME i rhri.:n Harbor
PROMENADES EAST Pt. Charlotte 2,. I .
2 Bedroom 2 Bath Quiet & clean. 1 min. to ,,,. p,:,,i orr.., J.an & Feb
Washer/Dryer Bus 41. $700/mo. .. .61 i-7936
Covered Parking 1st 'Last..Security
Heated Pool & Spa (941)-423-2856 or AVAIL. GULF BEApHFRONT
N/S, No Pets (941)-716-2177 Venice Island Condo's Effs.
Annual EISLA& lbr. Turnkey furn., Pool,
941 457-4050 vl1J2.2 EbSLAc hL' r mcess.OI Wk/Mb/Ann. 941-485-7967
2/2, beach access. trudypage@hotmail.com
DEEP CREEK. LARGE LAKE- Brett Stephens, Re/Max pa h
FRONT ?.' "' ,: jil. ceil-. Properties, (941)-321-6876. DELIGHTFUL 2BR,.2BA
ings, ii.e irt iiia, patio, Fully furnished S. Venice
1st., last +-:sec. $1095/mo, 1320 APARTMENTS home. Avail March & April
Annual, Pets ri,,eg:,iilab.i- FOR RENT '06. S1800. mo.
(941) 4- r` 6or 941) 661- FR EN Days, 800-330-1320
4539. Also on V. m Eves, 800-940-5026
IBR on VeniceIsland, turnkey
Deep Creek on Golf course! walk to beach, church & shop- Seasonal Rental's Avail, in
I1 t, i:,.:,-u; Iuj.ur, ,:,,d,-. ping. $1200/mo. + 1 rnih-, Bird Bay Village. 3mosmin-
wet bar, carpoit, 16 tle dep. Avail. Jan-May. 19411 imum. One and two Bed-
$730.00 628-8570 400-0553 or 941-726-5387 rooms. Units from $1,800to
Deep Creek on Golf course! $2500 per mo' Call
.Deep Creek on Golf cours! (2) ENGLEWOOD AREA (941)484-6777 or 1-800-
ca.rport, r .o p: ..,I'. efficiencies. Avail immed. 464-8497 Bird Bay Realty
(941) 628-8570 Call Mike (941)-302-0050
CONDOS in Burnt Store Marn-
EMERALD POINTE, P.G. 42 Bougdary Blvd. 2/1 na, overlooking Myakka River
Condo, furn, 2BR /2BA/CP, 140 P,,u,,ijr, El.d 21 or harbor. Anchor Realty
on canal, ann/seasonal. Agent ]4- Euijr,jry bjFi,;. -' F',:.l Group 800- 898-7353.
C. Constans (239) 850-1330. Surfside Realty Inc. El Jobean, Tarpon Bay Condo,
EMERALD POINTE, PG.,comp. 941-473-4050 -2/2 turnkey, waterview
furn. 2/1, tennis, pools, gated www.surfsiderealty.net rm r.:,,, iz : m., :,
comm., "u c.p i, Arnnujl or i r., 141 .'.:.4--,
Seasona ,-,, i.- ,-, ?J or. C/H, spacious 1/1 w/ corm- -
puter room, util. incl. $800. ENGLE. MANASOTA KEY, 1st flr.
Emerald Pt. 2/2, cov. park, Lease. No pets/ no smoke. .:&P' u .:i ,..i r, .r Frt.
all T.m.n',e. -i,: b.:.1i l Il P 1st, last, sec. 743-4663. . iin-, ,: rle. : ocat 3 ,, d
II ': t .. T ,:, 7t l '-- o r .,,--, r, r p,,,,,l 4 1 4 . --
HERITAGE O PARKM Englewood Fully furnished

Villa 2/2/2, unfurn. or semi- MANASOTA KEY, 2br/1 ba apt 3BR/2BA/2CG, saltwater
furn. Very clean. $1,150/mo. close to beach $1,000/mo. canal, boat lift, 1.5 miles
941-456-1530, 764-8632 2br/2ba house w/boat dock from beach, pool,
941456-1530,768632 $1200./mo. Small pets okay. $1,000/wk or $3,400/mo.
HERITAGE OAK PARK Villa in (941Y-625-7121 (866)420-8804
Gated Community 3/2/2 unf. ENGLEWOOD CLOSE TO
Clubhouse, pool, many amen- NEW 1/1 in- Port Charlotte ENGLEWOOD CLOSE TO
Cities. NSNP. .$1250/annual. across from Cultural Center.. BEACn 1220 Oxfdrdl
(941)-766-0027 Convenient location! $700. furn. 216-219-7037
mo., 1st, last $ sec. (941)-
Lakeview Villa, Updated 2 626-1368 or (561)-329-5111 [i,:-L ..., TLEMON.
bedroom, 2 bath, 1st floor "
furnished. No pets. $950. Port Charlotte 1BR/1BA, full BAY CONDO on the
month. Annual rental. 1st, kitchen for 1 person. No W ATER. (865)-719-2316
last, Sec. $100. smoking. No pets. Private, ENGLEWOOD: Spacious
application fee. drive & entrance. Seasonal. 2hr/2ba, furn., W/D. Now
Call Kathy Delorenze $500/mo + dep. incl. all utili- through season! $1800/mo
(941) 627-8073 to view. ties. 629-4954 (941)-474-81.15 .
RE/MAX Palm Realty ROTONDA WEST FURNISHED UNITS IN VENICE,
P.G. Beautiful Emerald Pointe, 2/2 w/ pool. N/P. $875/mo PT. CHARLOTTE, PUNTA
2/2 end unit overlooking boat + 1st, last & sec. (941)-809- GORDA, NORTH PORT AREAS.
basin. Safe gate guarded 3508 CALL OR EMAIL' FOR LIST.
comm., pool & tennis court. L BEAUTIFUL APT ALMAR RENTALS AND MGT.
Furnisewlyhed. Avail. January o peted.2br/lba, lanai, pool, walk to SERV. 941-627-1465 OR
March/April 941-575-6305 beach. N/P $725/mo. (941)- almarrental@yahoo.com
493-6425 or (941)-266-2485 ISLAND OF VENICE 2/2/1 VILLA
PC Heritage Oaks Villa, 2/2/2 by C ibyjet immed. occupancy
Available early December. Fur- ISLAND CONVENIENCE 2 Heated pool, beach access.
nished. $1500 seasonal. Br./ Ba. $725/no. lst/L Avail now 'til end of March.
w/6mo lease., or $1350 & Deposit. Annuals Pref. $2700/mo (941)488-1120 or
annual. 941-268-1335. Spacious! (941) 488-5758. (941)-223-5247
PG; 2/2/CP, All remodeled, + ISLAND OF VENICE- 1BR
new appl, $850 unfurn. $950 Villas Del Sol duplex, walk to beach. 1
fully furn. 1st, last sec. water Apartments mnth min. N/S, N/P. (941)-
incl. N/P. 941-766-1028. Now renting newly remod- 488-7385 or (330)-466-2375
PGI 2/2 annual/seasonal, eled, studios, 1 &. 2 LAST MINUTE CANCELLA-
furn/unfurn, water front dock, bedrms., Ig. pool,' rent TION Ground Level, 2BR/2BA
storage room, washer/dryer, starting at $495+. Close Condo, Bahia, Vista- Gulf side,
no pets. (941) 575-8823. to downtown Punta Gorda Open Jan. 1st Mar. 31st,
PGI 2/2/2 furn. Condo, & 1-75. (941)-639-0663 $3,000/mo. Contact Owner
sailboat access. No pets, no directly Jami Dobson Toll Free
smokers. Annual or seasonal. 1330 HOTEL/MOTEL 888-888-1270.
Call (7341383-0991. MANASOTA KEY Avail. Jan-
PGI Condo, WF, unfurn, 2/2 HOTEL SITE, 1.5 acre+, within April. 0 Waterfront 2 homes
tile floors, W/D, pool, dock,- City limits, zoned by 50+ w/bch acc./dock. 1/1 Apt.
cov. parking, $990/mo. (941) units, 3000sf bldg included. w/ bch acc. (941)-626-7158
637-7808, (941) 626-7302. $3M. Mary Beth Wilson, Pre- MANASOTA KEY BAYFRONT:
PG1 with big harbor view within ferred Properties Realtor, 3/3, Exceptional view; Dock
walking distance to Fisher- (941)484-6279 w/161b boat lift, Beach
men's Village. ALSO 3/2/1 access, (941)-474-8115
PGI new condos w/dock, pool 1350 EFFICIENCIES MANASOTA KEY
& spa. Annual or Seasonal. FOR RENT
Anchor Realty Group RRNT GULFFRONT: Spacious 3/3,
800-898-7353 Pool/Spa, (941)-474-8115
800-898-7353 ENGLEWOOD, furn. Eff. Inc.,
PUNTA GORDA util. $375.; Travel trailer Manasota Key, newer, spa-
It's not too late!! Ocean view $360 & $380/mo. w/ yr cious ground level 2/2
& access. Pristine, fully fur- lease, 55+ park, No pets. home directly on private
nished on PG(. 6 mo. lease, (941)-474-1353 beach/gulf. 570-943-2516
$1800/mo. REDUCED RENT MANASOTA KEY-STEPS
w/ annual lease, $1400/ma.N. Port Full kitchen, TO THE BEACH 2/1 Apt.
508-944-3577 Parking. lst/L/Sec + $300/wk; 1/1 Cottage,
Background check. $400/wk. (9411-716-3660
ROTONDA W. ENGL. 55+ No pets. Avail now!
Leased homes, 99 holes of $495/mo. (941)-743-7485 NORTH PORT New, 3/2
public golf, 10 mmin. to shops. Furnished. Nonsmokers, no
2 A/R/2BA/2 Car attached gar. Nokomis Weekly, Fur- pets. $2500/mo. Call for
& charming lanai. $1170/yr nished, Includes utilities, details. (941)-493-0623.
lease. New '04-05. Beach- Available now. Background
front Properties (9411-697- & security deposit P.C. 3/2/1 w/lanai. Fur-
5924 required. $165/wk. nished. Quiet area. Jan thru
SUNSHINE VILLAS, Fur. 1/1, (941)-743-7485 Apr. $1200/mo (incl until) +
SUNSHINE VILLAS, Furn. 1/1, $1000 dep. 941-661-9747
non smoking, no pets, 1st, S VENICE- furn. in-law studio,
last & sec. $750./mo. Leave w/garage, 1 pers, N/S, N/P Port Charlotte Home 2/1.5
message. (941)-629-6663 util incl $595/mo, No Pets, Non Smoker $1500
Ist/Lst/Sec. (941)-492-5480 per mo. 941-268-7322
2BR/2BA/2CG, avail, now. Pt. Char: $775/mo. Furn. Apt.
No pets. Call (941)-766- 1360 ROOMS 1/1, util. incl, walk to beach,
8200 or ce.all 204-1304 66 FOR RENT NP/NS. 2/1, furn. CHA,
$1050/mo. 941-276-0136.


1390 VACATION/SEAS 1500 LOTS & ACREAGE 1500 LOTS & ACREAGE
RENTALS
OTONDA, new 2/2 scrnd Attn Investors PLACIDA ACREAGE, 6.6
ROTONDA, near 7 golf courses, Want land? acres, zoned RMF 15,
lanai, near 7 golf courses, Want land? close to golf, beaches &
pool, close to beach & shop- Visit www.hishmeh.biz or call intercoastal. $3.5M.
ping. Jan-Feb-Mar. Pat Murphy, (941) 628-3434 Can be split into
M&M Realty (941)-759-0088 Arcadia 40 acres. 6 units per 3 acres-for $1.9M or
S VENICE, listen to the gulf. acre, beautiful high & dry 3.6 acres for $2M.
Across from priv beach ferry & acreage, Priced for quick sale Owner, (941)-661-5316.
boat ramp, 2br/lba, W/D. $899,000 (305)-6064909
$2200/mo. Avail Jan-Apr. PORT CHARLOTTE, Corner
(941)-321-5799 ATTN INVESTORS, landscaped w/ mature oaks.
BUILDERS & DEVELOPERS City Water. $54,900 (888)-
S VENICE- 2/2/2CG, Furn. Approx. 1.71 acres, zoned 584-5482 ext. 3
home. No pets/smoking. RSF III, Albee Farm & Dona
1st, last, sec. $1800/mo. Way Nokomis $95,G000. PORT CHARLOTTE LOT, 100'
Refs. 941493-0849 REDUCED $795k x 100', totally cleared. Ready
S VENICE- Small furnished Buy before real estate to build! $48,000. Please call
efficiency, near Manasota listing (941)-416-3631 Dave. (941-6274121
Beach. No smoking/no pets. Port Charlotte Lot, for sale,
$800/mo. (941)493-0849 BUILD YOUR DREAM 80x125, no scrubjays, high &
S. VENICE 3/1.5 FURN., HOME ON PALM dry $11,000 down, $274.72
PETS OK, FENCED YARD. ISLAND mth. only $43,499. Call 888-
JAN-MAR. $1600/MO + DEP. AFFORDABLE INLAND LOT 345-1668 TCHT, R.E.
3 MO. MIN. (3371-855-9053 $380,000 www.greatfloridalots.com
Motivated seller!!
SPACIOUS 2BR/2BA, OFFICE, OVERSIZED LOT ON Prairie Creek Park residential
LANAI & HTD FOOL ALSO KETTLE HARBOR acreage,. approx 600' green
IBR/1BA, Mul I Tii BH No fixed bridge to ICW belt access to "creek"! Envi-
94Ji-4.'-4 "9: 625 000 ..ronmental approval in- place,
SEASONALSAVAILABLE MANY OTHsurvey & septic design com-
3 month mininum CALL FOR DETAILS. $299000. Call any agent at
Gulf Coast Rentals & Real Contact Kim Spallone $299,Century000. 21 Altec & Asgentsoci- at
Estate Co. (941)492-4280 Tarpon Real Estate ates. 941- 629-31 Aztec & Associ-88
VEN. .- F2 uly' lur ,r' i, re:or (941)-286-0 799 .-6 3
community. Av ail. April, & PRESTIGOUS boat comm. 5
May. $1500/mo (516)-728- BUILDERS/INVESTORS Adjoining Bid Lots, $399,000.
2991 or(5161-728-7487' LOTS 4 SALE Waterview Lot, $239,000.
29I1 or (51406)8-7487 CLEAN TITLE & SURVEYS (239)-691-7636 Owner/agent
'*Eli|IiE ,(,: ,, -' w O .:.n Rotonda Heights
course, in Capri Isles w/ pool. 147 Sunset Rd. $65k Price reduced on buildable
Avail. Jan 15-April 30. 149 Sunset Rd. $65k lots in E. Englewood. close
._Ju ,T,,:, (Ji)-6,0i 147 Hardee Way $60k to everything. Jon Bul-
,EIlli: iELiTLil:,) I 'T,. North Port lock 941-815-8449
tR.'tin-,. h ':r.vr.,-:e Ma"n 'i Almanac St $48K Gasparilla Properties.
I :-m, e : i ,,, 941-345-3126
1--1 55- 1.' Cleared lot li,)-.0 sq. n r,:,,la, rn r or,. Eurri tore
., lilE ;ILiiL :) .I.-tr, .'iu..- Park St., Springlake area, r, .:ir ,1 .,,..3 u. F ;,tu i, t,i ..., ii
Gulf front. 2BR/2BA, water, no Scrub Jay, $49,900 city water and sewer. '.ii,
H.:rri.- re,i.a 941-456-1626. .-? ., ,' i o, t i ncr,- call
1. 3, 4- .,- ,_; Desoto County 5 acre Wood
rLE.L" ,-i SiUJ [-,r, ed & cleared, creek, pond, S. Gulf Cove SEAWALL 9208
condo 1/1, furnished, newly barns & fenced. 3285 sq. ft., Arrijd Ci. Lot 9 iv.: ,,nI blN
decorated. Beach front, htd .House under construction. 1 4l- pc. 81, 2nd lot from
pool no pets. momin. Bedroom Cabin. $795,000 zeph,r 431411 440829-7371
941-485-9056 (941)628-1269
VENICE ISLAND 3BR/2BA n o p.., u,,, TAX SALE LOTS
F)~n 'PPkr~dv to b ild TXSL OS


pool home, garage, across
from Gulf. $iK/wk. I-,:.*
tiable. Call E-1' ;1 ,':,.j*
Venice Island 3: :.h E ,rt.: n.:,
Furn, kitchen, I, ,, i :e-
pooll, l ,It j1t .k. 'h.,:', ur', l
W 1 1, M li, 194 J.-1 i .1 ,.
VENICE ISLAND HOUSE
3/2.5.w/ lanai. Close to'
t, i .h golf & shopping!
N/S, N/P. RJii4.?4.2035
VENICE ISLAND
Spacious 1/1 Condo,
ground floor, 3 month min.
(440)1-725-3459
VENICE ISLAND- 2BR/1BA.
Turn, W i t1,:, b-ch

Available March & On.
l.:,',.." il,'.,:l I94 1 -50r l' -)
VENICE ISLAND-2br,. Iba,
freshly renovated w/ all
new furniture. 1 blk from
beach, features large sun-
room & terazzo floors.
Avail immed. $2500/mo,+
sec. (941)-484-7993
VENICE, Pelican Pointe,
2/2/2, gated, golf, pools, ten-
nis, lake view, N/P, N/S, newly
furn. $2750/mo. Avail. Dec-
Jan-FebMar. (412)184-5987
VENICE- LARGE. TURNKEY
lbr condo on 2nd floor.
Great location. Available
Now-April 941-650-6689

1500 LOTS & ACREAGE

11 lots for sale from
$42,000 to $69,000.
No flood zone, great loca-
tions. Charity Cain Kelly
941-716-0685
Gasparilla Properties
$175K 2.5 Ac. zoned
res/bus Pine Villa Cir. hors-
es paved private rd. sur-
veyed. Michael 941-240-
2518.
2 CANAL lots side by side on
Battleship Ct. at end of cul-de-
sac, off Theresa Blvd. PC.
Each lot 100' deep x 160' on
canal. Call, for more info.
(941)-743-5802
2 Side by side Gulf Cove
Only $54,000 each. '
2 Side by Side in Engle-
wood Asking $54,000 ea.
Cul-de-sac in Rotonda w.
water & sewer. $68,000
Teny Long
AIWS LONG ON SERVICE
941475-1311 RE/MAX Bayside
2.3 ACRES in P. G., Zoned
Residential off Hwy. 17 on
paved road. $160,000. (941)-
628-0516 or (941)-628-2192
2.5 Acre, on Swiss Blvd in P.
G. Ranchettes Close to
Bermont Rd. Asking Price
$207,000. (941)-380-9212
North Port, .14415sf, off
Cranberry, $50,500.
(941)429-1253
34 Acres, close to Arcadia,
can be re-zoned to 4 or 6
units per acre. Working grove,
$1.194M (941) 661-5316
4 acres off Washington Loop.
2 small pole buildings & power
pole at end of cul-de-sac.
Scrub Jay area.
$45,000/acre.941-815-8633
4 City water lots in good
area of N.P. 2 corner lots
together & 2 reg lots
together nearby. EACH
$50,000 Beverly A. Ulrey
809-1936 or 349-3131
Prudential Cascade Realty
80x125 LOT, NORTH PORT,
Pascal & Cranberry.
$57,000.
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4 lots in East 'Englewood,
Jennifer, Memorial,
Seamist, Regina, city W&S,
$78K ea., 941-391-7015.
5 multi-family lots in Rotonda


(954)-328-1010 zoned for up to 28 units',
sewer & water, poss. owner
* EAGLE POINTE MHPr* i",'"a,: :, I ',4 v-
55+ park or, AiIi.h-.r Creek, APOLLO WATERWAY
Resident .:,.nr,,-d L:,rt #203. .111it -1 .1 LT /iTIF- LOT ,o,
$22,500. i I -.ti i -,: t,i,j-i | M ,. iL ia."e,.
Eas t ji t i. I.- rto 3rr H r.
East Englewood- Peacock Ln. ,. i 941-488- 7242
$45K, Calamondin $51K, Roton- 941-234-6843 2
da Sands, Ships Ln. $S55K. Wilm- ,
ington $45K (561)262-6884 ARE YOU LOOKING for
ENGLEWOOD, beautiful.corner a fresh approach to
lot, Clewiston & Bowie area of your real estate needs?
new homes, wtr & electr TIRED OF THE.BIG
$71,500 (941)473-7988 Brokerage houses?
CALL KIM SPALLONE
FSBO 336 Flynn St. $35,900. @ Tarpon Real Estate
Side by side, .fresh W/F lots @ (arpo9 alEate
$58,900 'ea. or $116,000 (941)-286-0799
both. No scrub jays. 941-
743-0834 BEAUTIFUL tip lot in PGI, over
200' seawall & 2 new lifts, 25
Grove City lot; No scrub & 15K lbs. 60' dock.
jay, $55,000. Make offer, ',. ,.', il 941-505-4021
Call Jessica Menzel @
941-815-8451 Gasparilla BUILDABLE 1/2 ACRE
Properties. LOT, Minutes to gulf, Cape
Haze. Sailboat water.
LAKES OF JACARANDA By .Quick out to ICW. Avail.
Owner, Oversized Waterfront owner financing.
lot @ 359 Dahoon Ci Charity Cain-Kelly.
$249,000 (201)-819-4381 $995,000 941-716-0685
GASPARILLA PROPERTIES
LOTS PC, oversized, cleared lot,
FOR SALE BY seawalled, deep water
nnOWNER canal, 1 bridge, 8 minutes
Six cleared, to Harbor, close to every-
partially filled canal lots thing, will consider trade
with city water available for new home. $268,000
on Nabatoff St in North 941-815-5101


V\ Port S75,000/ea Call/I
941-915-3299


LOTS! LOTS! LOTS!
Build or invest in your
future.
'6193 Westminister
$225,000.
34.Par View Ct.
$187,500
229 Sunset Rd
$150,000
12124 Wellington
$110,000.
1419 Lullaby St
$79,999
10152 Rafferty
$69,900.
9218 Clewiston
,$69,000
10425 Oceanspray
$68,500.
7124 Yuba Lane
$65,000
11438 Visby Ave
$63,000.
12050 Warden
$60,000
12029 Coleman
$56,000
7093 Fancy St
$53,000

CALL GASPARILLA
PROPERTIES
(941) 473-5444

NO. PORT LOT- MUST SELL
PID #0960-11-4309
$52,500/OBO
(941)-423-6922
OWNER MUST SELL
JUST REDUCED!
BELOW MARKET:
A 1481 Adalia $43,900
* 1489 Adalia $43,900
k 17493 Orion- $43,900
* 15416 Piedmont- $43,900
* 15424 Piedmont $43,900
Make offer on one or all
(941) 628-3434


PC, Saltwater canal lot
$177,000. 2 bridges out.
No seawall, no Scrub
:lay, city water. Must sell
make offer!
(603)-361-2201

PIRATE HARBOR
100 x 100 lot w/ seawall,
dock, 10k lift.$499,900.
(941)629-9649
SAILBOAT CANAL, 5 minutes
to harbor, 235' seawall, city
water & sewer. Ready for your
home! $299K. 941-815-7215
Sailboat double lot, El Jobean,
cleared, seawall & boat lift
4217 Nettle Rd., asking
$262,000, (561)-791-2756
South Gulf Cove, sea-
walled sailboat water lot.
Close to Lock. Make an
offer! Charity Cain-Kelly.
(941)-716-0685
GASPARILLA PROPERTIES
Waterfront Lot Picks:
www.findhomeflorida.com
Woody King. Prudential Vil RIty
(941)-258-0231

1520 OUT OF TOWN
LOTS

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New Phase Opening.
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2 Hrs North of Atlanta
Toll-Free (866) 997-0700.

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VR Business Brokers
Fort Myers, Naples
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941-627-5565
www.vrfla.biz
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RENTALS


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EMPLOYMENT


EMPLOYMENT
1,900 sf on Shamrock (next 2005 Services
to 4: .'. Th3,ro,:,, Available. 2010 Professional
now. 4,i492' .: : 2015 Banking
1447sf Prof o:.ffe space 2020 Clerical
w/great layout. C.:.r..,-,,,--'ii, 2025 Computer
located off Venice island @ 'W030 Medic..i
ie', S Pr;jd e (941i~ -E'.4",;' :' .' lu,,:.l. r
, ,-r ; !.9. .,y;i ,i i,. 2040,, Restaurant/Hotel
2050 Skilled Trades
Commercial Rental 2060 Management
Available Now. 2070 Sales
121/123 E Charlotte 2090 Child/Adult
Ave. 750 sf, $1,207. Care Needed
incl, sales tax. 127 E 2100 Geneial
Charlotte Ave, 300 sf, 2110 Part-time/Temp
$645.25 incl.sales tax. 2115 Home Based
Call (941)575-6733 Business
Leave message 2120 PoF.?,iron, J-ob
Wanted
Englewood 776 CG
Office Space, 1014sf.
Avail immediately. T N .-
SI,250 mo. + tax. UMi
Dave' ICRE.US
941-475-7011

NEED OFFICE SPACE? PUNTA GORDA
$385/mo. ready to go OFFICE
w/desk, internet, phone, fax,
copier, printer. 941-270-0024 NOW OPEN FOR ALL
OFFICE WAREHOUSE, min- CUSTOMER SERVICE
utes from 1-75, exit 161 or BUSINESS
164, next to Charlotte ,: air-
port. 1000 sq. ft. office with
A/C, or 2000 sq. ft. office / 331 SULLIVAN ST
warehouse, up to -0 000 ono (Green 2-story
ft. Available Jan. i1:1 house, ground fl,
(2390289-7000 house, ground fl,
(239289000 Corner of West
PORT CHARLOTTE Virginia Ave. and
EXECUTIVE OFFICE SUITES Sullivan St.)
Reepinlnit, all uilvan St.)
& other ;upporl ic-.
Omni Executive Center BUSINESS HOURS
4055S TAMIAMI TRAIL
f/cr Fo Pot, Evan Monday Friday
Call Mari or Jar
*627-9755*.
7 a.m. -1 p.m.
Professional, office space- in 2 p.m. 4 p.m.
PC. 2 Offices, each 120 sq ft. .m.
$395 per office, ir.iiu.j,'-
utilities. 941-743-3812. (941) 205-1000
,Punta Gorda, 5 offices,
reception & waiting 2010 PROFESSIONAL
areas. Will consider
dividing. Available now,
prime location 941- '12/28/2005
575-4334 Pu F,:,rr Charl.:.nrre ,:,:'.ujri
SEABOARD OFFICE PARK 'L '. T3 ,:,n,:e ,eed, e-per.
SEABOARD PARK enced accounting clerk &
Sm & Lg. offices starting assistant, F/T or P/T Fax
at $335,'mo avail for resume 941-6294986
immed. occupancy in
prime location. STORAGE DO YOU KNOW SABRE?
& WAREHOUSE Space also If you are an exp. Travel
avail. S325 -'mo Agent on Sabre and would like
941-488-6666 to work .from home. Call
VENICE AVE RETAIL OR immediately. 941-629-8667.
OFFICE USE IN ACTIVE STRIP' EXPERIENCED LICENSED
CENTER. 7.0 :i '-,0 m.-, REAL ESTATE AGENTS
(9411) E- ', needed Call for appointment.
VENICE FOR SALE 'Harborside Real Estate
OFFICE/WAREHOUSE 941-697-7077
S CONDO SPACEi. HAIR STYLIST
Pre construction pricing. Busy salon. No following.
941-485-1119 Comm/Guarantee Venice.
VENICE 941-460-0159
OFFICE/WAREHOUSE
125SOFFICE/WAREHOUSE Immediate opening, full time,
(94148511190/M -.Computer Sales, Service,
(941)-485-1119 Repairs, Technician, Call
1620 COMMER to schedule interview 941)-
1620COMMIER./ 505-9511, ask for Shawney
INDUST. PROP. or Scott.
1447sf Prof office space Massage Therapist for a
w/great layout. Conveniently busy Day Spa, Training avail-s.
located off Venice Island @ able for body scrub & wraps.
New S. Bridge. $250,000 No 941)clientele needed. Call
(941)496-4533 or 232-9939. (9411-627-2233
Para Legal/ Land Acquisition
2 BUILDINGS & Development/ Stock Devel-
COMMERCIAL ON COR- opment Come join the expand-
NER LOT W. DEARBORN ing family of Stock Compa-
ENGLEWOOD, 150X137. nies! We are seeking an expe-
Fred Smith Realty, Inc. rienced individual to coordi-
(941)1-475.5686 nate entitlement acquisition
functions, review title commit-
25139 Marion Ave 1200 ments and process due dili-
sq ft. Sale/Lease. $1800, gence items required for
Call 941-621-2101 acquisitions. We offer unlimit-
ed growth opportunity and
4.88 ACRES excellent company benefits.
INDUSTRIAL LAND Fax resume to 239-449-3906
Fred Smith Realty Inc. or, email jobs@stockdevelop-
(9411)475-5686 ment.com EOE DFWP.
5 COMMERCIAL LOTS, zoned Plaintiffs law frim seeks expe-
CG. Close to Super WalMart rienced Insurance Adjuster
on 776 in Englewood. Wtr & to manage liability cases. Fax
swr avail. Motivated seller. Will resume to (941) 625-8772
divide. Ron (941)-223-4781

NORTH VENICE
Commerical, 7 IT OUT!
Office, Warehouse Use the Handy Q In Our New
for Sale or Lease
941-416-1954 Improved Garage Sale Ads To
Mark The Locations You Want
STORE FRONT, 900sf, S
Venice, US41 frontage, free To Check Out For Great Bar-
standing bldg. $1500/mo. ains
Mary Beth Wilson, Preferred Prop- ga
erties Realtor, (941)484-6279 -**


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Investment opportunity or 1400 SF Murdock area, 12 Ft.
development opportunity, O.H. door, with office.Avail-
3.4 acres average HH able immediately. (941)-743-
income $40K, population 6737 or (941) 626-0416
2 mi. radius from 3,000 1400sf Warehouse, ac, new,
plus residences. Located $1100/mo. Mary Beth Wil-
on the corner of Sandhill son, Preferred Properties
& Deep Creek Blvd. Deep .Realtor, (941)484-6279
Creek.
19800 VETERANS BLVD, D-1,
Ron Struthers, PA, CCIM P.C. for lease. 1,400 sf w/
RE/MAX Properties office and AC. (941)-629-
(941) 769-3316 2845 .
1':Cl ZONED SPACE AVAILABLE
1600 BUSINESS FOR Whidden Industrial Park
SALE 1250 SF @ $8/ft.
941-204-7352
Exciting, unique bus. Gifts, aro- Murd. Ind. Pk. 2,800 sf, all
matherapy+++, well establ mult A/C. Incl. 500 sf. office,
locations, incl. inventory,turnkey, 2 300 sf. open space; 14'
Just reduced to $94,900 Mary- ceiling, OH door. Perfect for
-,etr WVi.,:,-r Preferred Prop. Real- contractor or light ind., (941)-
tors.. (941)484-6279 743-6737 or (941) 626-0416


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Wednesday. Dec. 28. 2005. Real Estate Classified


2010 PROFESSIONAL 2020 CLERICAL/OFFICE 2030 MEDICAL


PROJECT
MANAGER
ADMINISTRATOR

The Charlotte. Sun is
accepting applications
for a PROJECT MANAG-
ER ADMINISTRATOR to
the publisher. If you
enjoy financial reports,
coordinating and inter-
acting with several
departments, assisting
the publisher in an
administrative capacity,
this position is for you.
Qualifications include -
but not limited to:

High energy
*Able to multi-task ;
Organized
Ability to work unsu-
pervised .
Proficient in Microsoft
Word & Excel (knowl-
edge of other office
software a plus) ,
Strong language and
interpersonal skills
Confidentiality a must'

Send Resume with salary
requirements to:
Charlotte Sun
Attn: Debbie Dunn-Rankin
23170 Harborview Rd.
Charlotte IHarbor, FL
33980 or Phone:
941-206-1500
Fax: 941-6294499
e-mail:
debbie@sun-herald.com
Drug Free Workplace
/ pre-employment drug
test required. EOE

STAFF PHARMACIST Full
Time staff pharmacist position
available. Prior hospital expe-
rience preferred.
MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST-
Florida licensed, (all areas -
generalist), Full Time, 2nd
Shift.



Human Resources
DeSoto Memorial Hospital
900 N.. Robert Ave.
Ar,: ja.., Fi 34266
Sl'O
www.dmh.ore andlook
under Careers
"OR
Fax resumes to:
863-494-8400
E-Mail: hr@dmh.org
Phone 863-494-8405

2015 BANKING.

MORTGAGE BROKERS for
expanding office. High splits,
will train. Fax resume to:
941-575-9641.

2020 CLERICAL/OFFICE

Administrative
Assistant
Boca Grande Club is seek-
ing someone with excep-
tional computer skills,
understanding of Hotel/
Resort software helpful &"
knowledge of web design
a plus. Full time. Excellent
benefits & bride tolls paid.
Fax resume to Peter
Elser at 941-964-0193

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT'
for construction company in
Punta Gorda. Computer skills
a must. Other duties include
answering multi line phones &
filing. Call John, (9411-205-
3601 or (407)- 427-0321'.
BOOKKEEPER, FULL
CHARGE FT for a busy Con-
struction Office. 8am-5prm
Mon.-Fri. Quickbooks & phone
skills req. Professional atti-
tude necessary. Fax resume
to: (9411-637-9598 or Email
to: deb-kenritel@earthlink.net
DFWP EOE

BUSY ENGLEWOOD
CONSTRUCTION
OFFICE Looking for
someone with comput-
er knowledge, AR, data
entry, costing, etc...
Full time, M-F, Benefits,
DIrug Free work place.
Send Resume to
Charlie @ 2828 S.
McCall Rd. -32
PMB 67,
Englewood 34224
or email to
charlietdl971@aol.com

Commercial construction
company seeks cost accoun-
tant for high volume, multi-pro-
ject, detail oriented office.
Construction exp a plus.
Phones, filing, data entry, a/p,
a/r. Must have great commu-
nication skills. Fax Resume
Attention Human Resources
941-639-8460
E/O/E Drug Free Workplace
CUSTOMER SERVICE/COLLI-
SION ESTIMATOR, very busy
office needs energetic, reli-
able person. Must be willing to
learn & have pleasant appear-
ance 941475-9944
DeSoto BOCC is seeking
qualified applicants for:
Admin. Office Asst. Starting
$10.10/ hr. Assisting Office
Manager in day-to-day opera-
tions. High school diploma or
equivalent w/ office training.
Associate Degree & 4 yrs.


work experience in clerical
duties.
(Equal Employment Opportunity
and Drug-Free Work Place)
For more info contact
Human Resources at 863-
993-4808.
GREETER for R.E. Develop-
ment in PGI Sat./Sun. 10am-
4pm. Customer Service &
Construction exp. a plus. Fax
resume to (941)-505-8004 or
call (941)-505-2005


2030 MEDICAL


Local restaurant seeking entry CAREGIVER F/T Lab Technician/ Assistant -
level bookkeeper including 2:30-10:30pm Mon Fri. High volume physician
Saturday. Fax resume 941- First aid, CPR & Meds office in search of an orga-
637-9622 or 941-637-0249. class req. (941)-484-1222 nized, efficient individual
Movitated & reliable team with prior moderate to high
player needed for Adminis- CAREGIVER Imme- complexity lab experience.
trative Position in fast diate opening Excellent work environ-
ment and benefits. Send
paced office. Computer AFTERNOON & resume to Glenda @ 19531
experience needed. Bene- EVENING SHIFT, Toledo Blade Blvd., Port
fits available. Apply in per- Charlotte FL 33948 or fax
son at Showcase Floors, exp'd. Will train. Charlotte FL 33948 or fax
1090 Innovation Ave. 941-628-9030 (941) 766-7999. DFWP.
Suite #A-119 #A-124,
North Port, FL 34289 CAREGIVER LIVE-IN for Lg. primary care office seeks
small ALF in Venice. Willtrain Front Desk Person. Experi-
OFFICE POSITION avail. in Background & clean drug ence with insurance, Medical
child care dept. Smple bookls a test. Call 941-468-2673 Manager, full time, excellent

asset. Pick up application at CAREGIVERS NEEDED benefits. Fax (941) 629-6488
YMCA, 19333 Quesada, Pt. F/T nights, 10OPM-8AM. Lg. primary care office seeks
Charlotte.. Call Sandhill Gardens Medical Records Clerk
OFFICE HELP, Full time, excel- (941)-764-6577 9AM-4PM Must be detail oriented, full
lent pay w/ benefits. Mon Fri. time, excellent benefits. Fax
8-5, organized, phones, filing, CNA (941) 629-6488
misc. office duties. FAX Weekends only. Single
RESUME TO 941-497-6186 Licensed Pharmacist
Shift or doubles. Friday & Saturday only.
OFFICE MANAGER needed EOE. DFWP. Apply at: Island location.
FT. Must have computer skills Quality Healthcare Ctr, Call Holly
and accounting skills. Pay 6940 Pan American Dr.. (941)468-4475
commensurate with experi- North Port
ence. Fax resume to (9411- (941)-426-8411 LPN NEEDED for busy Doc-
Q TO-31 K OD w tor's office. Must be profes-
QUOTE WORK ORDER CNA for fast paced walk 10 sional & a team player. Good
PROCESSOR Data entry, clinic, experience a must. benefits Great hours. Please
computer spreadsheet & Excellent benefit package. fax resume to 941- 613-2401
word experience a must. Monday Friday 8am-5pm.
Drug Free Workplace. Fax' Call (9411-629-2079 NURSES: LPNS, RNS
resume to 941-488-4963. NA'S FT, C.N.A.'S POOL FLEXIBILITY RESPECT
Receptionist, strong comput- WITH, NEW RATE for 180 NURSES: LPNS, RNS
er skills, benefits. Fax resume bed SNF .comparable w/pay FLEXIBILITY RESPECT
to: (941) 505-0280. Berson for experience. Apply in per-
Realty Linda (9411 639-3200 son at Charlotte Harbor START EARNING YOUR
RECEPTIONIST Wanted Healthcare, 4000 Kings High- MAXIMUM POTENTIAL.
RECEPTIONIST Wanted way, Charlotte Harbor. EOE
exp'd, career oriented, skills Drug Free Workplace. COASTAL CARE NURSING
w/ phones & computers, ASSOCIATES, INC
multi-tasked within family Cook, FT, w/ exp. ALSO 3-11
. atmosphere, full time, OT, Nurse, FT. Apply in person,
many benefits. Call for details Lexington Manor 20480 Vet- (941) 492-4474
941-474-9306 erans Blvd, Pt. Charlotte, VENICE/PORT
CHARLOTTE
Receptionist. Busy front COOK full time, day shift.
office position at our Vivante good wages & benefits. Also
Sales Office. Computer profi- PT Cooks. Apply n pernn at Medical Clerk FT..
ciency. Send resumes to Deep Creek Rehat Jlurnrip. MA/CMA Preferred. Med-
jobs@stockdevel6pment.com 25325 Rampart Blvd. Ask for ical office experience
or fax. 239-592-7541. EOE Jim Marchant (941)-629-7466 required. Excellent work-.
DFWP ing environment, competi-
DENTAL TECHNICIAN tive pay and benefits. Send
State of Florida t Pefer dental experience resume to Glenda at
Department of Transportation Pref 19531 Toledo Blade Blvd.,
JOB OPPORTUNITY 941- 625-5757 PC 33948 or Fax to 941-

COMPUTER SYSTEMS DENTAL ASSISTANT 788-7999. DFWP.
SPEC./FISCAL ASSISTANT needed for busy North Port MEDICAL RECEPTIONIST/
Position Number: 55003229 office. Experience required. MA/LPN. FT. Ped. Exp. &
Bi-Weekly Salary Range: Mon-Thurs 9-5, Fri 8-4pm.: Med. Mgr. Exp. Necessary.
.$750.47- $1025.00 (Depend- Fax resume to 941-423-2396 Contact Dan 625-4919'
ing onExperience) Work
Hours: 7:00 am- 5:30 p'm FILE CLERK- FT Position for MEDICAL ASSISTANT
Monday- Thursday This Posi- busy Doctor's office., Experi- (PHLEBOTOMY)
tion will be responsible for ence and attention to detail a VENICE ISLAND


inputting large .amounts of must. Heavy filing. Call
data, producing reports from (9411-625-0600.
input data, answering multi-
line phone system, operate 2- FRONT OFFICE- F/T,
way radio and other clerical energentic w/superior cust ser-
duties. Must be experienced in vice skills for check-in, check-out,
MS Word, 'Excel and in Inter- charge posting. Computerflitera-
net. Required to have valid cy-required. Prior med exp help-
Florida Driver License. ful. Fax to: (941192-4655 OR-
Apply on-line via the People CALL 941493-0311
First (1-877-562-7287) by
completing a State of Florida FRONT OFFICE PERSON for
online job application at busy 2 physician office. Must
www.mvflorida.com by 5pm have good people skills & be
EST closing date or call 863- able to multi task. Heavy
9.? -, :4 phone, appointments, autho-
,:.L.Si- 1J'TE: 1/3/06. rizations, etc. Full time Mon -
EOE'Drug Free Workplace Fri. with benefits. Fax resume'
to 941- 613-2801.

UPSCALE ASSISTED HHA/ CNA/ Homemakers
Living facility is looking needed for immediate place-
ment in Port Charlotte,
for a F/T 4-midnight Arcadia, Venice & Engle-
FRONT DESK RECEPTIONIST wood. Competitive wages.
Excellent benefits. Health plan & 401K available.
Fax resume to: 484-6674 Call today, work tomorrow.
Apply at Aspen Bella Vita, Call M-F, 8-4, 941- 764-0880
1420 E. Vsenice Av., or 941-480-0880. All Stat
1420 E. Venice Av., Home Health.
Venice eoe/Drugfree workplace
Home Health Agency in Char-
w2025 COMPUTER lotte County in need of Expe-
rienced Medical Biller. Orga-
nizational skills, ability to multi
Immediate opening, full time, task & computer literacy a
Computer Sales, Service, must! Fax resume to: Darcy
Repairs, Technician, Call (9411-766-1644
to' schedule interview 941)-
505-9511, ask for Shawney Home Health Agency in Char-
or Scott. lotte County needs DIREC-
TOR OF NURSING. Organiza-
2030 MEDICAL tional, Management & Home
Health skills preferred: Fax
1 F/T Receptionist and 1 F/T resume to: Darcy (941)-766-
Veterinary technician. Apply at 1644
Charlotte Animal Hosptial Home Health Agency in Char-
23041 Harborview Rd. P.C. lotte County is in need of a
2 WEEK CNA TRAINING HOME HEALTH SCHED-
Holiday special $250/incl. ULER. Organizational, Man-
bookQuality Healthcare agement & Home Health skills
Pt Charlotte 941-625-8933 preferred. Fax resume to:
Darcy (9411-766-1644
$2000 SIGN- ON BONUS
FOR F/T NURSES Home Health Agency in Char-


*RN/LPN Full Time
(All Shifts)

*C.N.A.'s Full Time
(7-3, 11-7)

Apply In Person At:
Deep Creek Rehab
& Nursing
25325 Rampart Blvd.
Port Charlotte, FL 33983
(941)629-7466
Contact:
Karen Lawrence, SDC
ADON 79 BED SNF SEEK-
ING ENGERGETIC RN WITH
EXCELLENT SUPERVISORY
COMMUNICATION & CLINI-
CAL SKILLS.
FAX RESUME TO:
HARDEE MANOR
CARE CENTER
401 ORANGE PLACE,
WAUCHULA, FLORIDA
FAX: 863-773-0959
PHONE: 863-773-3231

American Medic
looking to hire (2) full time
positions: Billing Clerk &
LPN. with experience. Mon-
day Friday. Great benefits.
Fax resume to
(941) 625-3754
Busy Physical Therapy office
in Venice is in need of a Phys-
ical Therapy Technician. No
previous experience neces-
sary. Medical front office
experience a plus. Please fax
resume to 941-484-2471.


lotte County is in need. of a
HOME HEALTH INTAKE
COORDINATOR. Organiza-
tional, Management & Home
Health skills preferred. Fax
resurne to: Darcy (941)-766-
1644
HOUSEKEEPER for busy ALF.
Hotel experience helpful.
Apply in person Sandhill Gar-
dens 24949 Sandhill Blvd.
Deep Creek, (9411)-764-6577
HOUSEKEEPING FT, 7-3 for
180 bed SNF. Apply in person
at Charlotte Harbor Health-
care, 4000 Kings Highway,
Charlotte Harbor. EOE/Drug
Free Workplace.

Housekkeepers
Are needed at local nursing
homes. Daylight shifts, Exe-
cellept Pay & Benefits
APPLY IN PERSON:
Heritage Health Care Ctr.
1026 Albee Farm Rd.
Venice (941)-484-0425

HYGIENIST Experienced for
general dental practice in
Venice. Looking for a team
player. Call (941)497-4997

*CNAs
We are full and adding posi-
tions. Still need CNAs 3PM &
11PM 7AM FT & PT
APPLY IN PERSON:
Heritage Health Care Ctr.
1026 Albee Farm Rd.
Venice (941)-484-0425

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Florida Cancer Specialists is
.looking for a Medical Assistant
with excellent phlebotomy
skills to work -in our Venice
Island Office. This position will
also perform lab work, take
vitals, assist doctors, and fol-
low up on their requests.
Prior experience in a physi-
cian's office or hospital and
extensive experience with
blood draws is required! This
position is full time, Monday
through Friday. You may fax
your resume to: Office
Manager at 486-1701 or
e-mail it to,
resumes@flcancer.com.
EEO / DFWP
Medical Clinic
Front Office
Port Charlotte

Florida Cancer Specialists is
seeking two dependable team
players to handle multiple cler-
ical tasks in a clinic setting.
Electronic Medical Records
Systems and/or Medical man-
ager experience is preferred.
Prior .medical office experi-
ence is required, as well as,
excellent communication /
customer service skills, ability
to answer a multi-line phone
system, accurate filing skills,
and dependable transporta-
tion. If you meet these
qualifications, please fax
your resume to the atten-
tion of: Office Mgr. at 766-
1146 or you can e-mail it
to
resumes@flcancer.com!
EOE / DFWP
OPHTHALMOLOGY Assis-
tant. Full time COA or Scribe
for busy ophthalmologist.
Ophthalmology experience
preferred. Excellent benefits
provided. Fax resume to Zus-
man Eye Care Center 941-
624-6066.


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941-484-5187
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Kings Hwy. 941-627-3474.
Benedetto's Steakhouse now
hiring Managers, Banquet
Managers, Assistant Man-
agers, Servers, Bussper-
sons, Dishwashers,Bar-
tenders, Broiler Cooks (top
pay), Broiler Cooks with


experience starting @
$12/hr. (813) 504-5218

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HOUSEKEEPING
Apply in person:
1941 Tamiami Trail P.C
Dishwasher, Monday Friday,
7am 1pm. Good starting pay.
Call (941)1255-3524 leave
message or call back. Nancy's
Diner 2686 Tamiami Trail,
Port Charlotte


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HOTEL

DRIVERS' wanted, PT week-
ends. Must be reliable w/
decent MVR. 941-627-9200

HOUSEKEEPING

HOUSEKEEPER full time
alternating weekends.
Good work environment,
benefits available.
Please apply in person.
BEST WESTERN
AMBASSADOR SUITES
1-75 & Jacaranda

JOHN'S
DINER & PUB
Now Hiring;
PMI LINE COOKS
KITCHEN STAFF
Apply in person:
1951 Tamiami Tr.. P.C.
Blue Cross Medical
afier 90 days.

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HOUSE KEEPER & HOUSE-
K EEPIN G W ill Ir.,r n ,. i,,
pe:r .:',, at" _00 i,- tlr Dr
Jorie Loop, 1 5. Funta '-orda.
NOW HIRING
BARTENDERS AND WAIT
STAFF, for Mavericks Concert
Showcase in Pt. Charlotte.
Call 941-780-1517 for Appt.
NOW HIRING FRY COOKS,
DISHWASHERS, CASHIERS,
.HOSTESSES & WAITSTAFF.
FT FT .:. -nrin ..l.ble
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941-697-2451
Now hiring Hostess, Cooks,
Servers & Dish Washers
Apply in person, Clock Family
Restaurant, 1121 E. '03 :l
Arcadia. NO Phone calls
please.
NOW HIRING: GRILL
COOKS Apply in person: Bob
Evans. 4080 Tamiami Trail,
C arlo rti H arb. '_r.


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NOW HIRING:
Open to 4PM
&
4PM to Close

Apply:
PEACHLAND
McDONALDS
2433 Peachland Blvd.
Or
MURDOCK
McDONALDS
1805 Tamiami Trail PC.

PORT CHARLOTTE MOTEL,
Experienced FRONT DESK
PERSON & HOUSEKEEPERS
needed. Must apply in person,
3491 Tamiami Trail, PC '
Pbrtab 4i8Minil statdrat
Nrlw hiring Servers, wll pay
5-1.15 per hour Can iTaial'e
up to 51.500 i wee ar, tips.
'Contct E.en or Carl at
941-639.360.1
RED LOBSTER Now hiring
ALL POSITIONS A fun and
exciting place to work! Apply
in person to: 1331 Tamiami
Trail, Port Charlotte.
Responsible Professional
COOKS & DIETARY AIDES
needed to prepare meals for
nursing home residents. Must
be available for any shift and
any day of the week. Apply in
person; Douglas T. Jacobson
State Veterans Nursing Home,
21281 Grayton Terrace, Port
Charlotte. Mon Fri; 8am 4
pm. EOE M/F/V/D. Success-
ful Criminal background and
drug screening required.
RESTAURANT MANAGER
for Eco Tour. 1 Person Oper-
ation. No cooking. Food Han-
dlers Cert. a Plus. Other posi-
tions available. Punta Gorda.
Call Maryann 800-500-5583
Sam Seltzer's Steakhouse
Now Hiring Dishwashers &
Servers,must be 21 yrs or
older. Apply M-Th 2-4PM Port
Charlotte Town Center Mall
SHOGUN JAPANESE
STEAKHOUSE is hiring
ALL POSITIONS. High pay.
Will train. Apply in person
1219 US 41 Bypass Venice
Call After 3PM. 485-8746.






Smuggler's
Captain's Table &
Harpoon Harry's
Now hiring
BUSSERS, RUNNERS,
PREP, Dishwashers,
Salad Bar Attendants
Apply in person
Fishermens Village
or call 637-1177 ext 116

SONIC DRIVE-IN
NOW HIRING Up to $12/hr
4250 Tamiami Tr. S.,
(941)-408-8600
SUB MAKERS & CASHIERS
NEEDED. Apply in person:
Quiznos Sub, 1934 Kings
Highway, Port Charlotte.
T.G.I. FRIDAYS
Now Hiring
Line Cooks
Apply in Person:
18600 Veterans Blvd P.C.
(941)-625-2225

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l.1ECHANICS
LABORS .
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.eor drugfree workplace
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t DRIVERS
(ClaCss B COL)
Miami Valley Concrete
all Loctions.
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LABORS
Excellent Wages
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Call 941-915-2048


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al| Locations
Applications being
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er. Minimum two.
year experience
required in AES or
Command Data Dis-
patching Systems
and management.
Full benefit package
available. EOE drug
Free Workplace
Call 941-915-2048

Auto Body. Growing business
, needs more combination
workers for fiberglass, wood,
metal, fabrication, painting,
interior and prep work. Supe-
rior wages, benefits; flat rate
system, insurance, holidays,
uniforms. Charlotte RV
Service in Port Charlotte.
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Full benefit pkg
Starting day 1 ,
Jim (941)488-4608
eoe/dfwp

A/C SERVICE
TECHNICIANS
No sales. Up to $25/hr.
Benefit pkg. 59 yr old
company. Call Paul
941-315-0745

A/C SERVICE TECHS,
DUCT MECHANICS,
HELPERS &
DUCT CLEANING TECH
NEEDED.
Must be exp.(Will train
helpers). Service Techs
earn great wages & per-
formance pay. Must have
winning attitude.
Mechanics are paid
top piece work pay.
Change outs, rough &
trims. DFWP. Must have
valid FL drivers lic.
Apply 4 Seasons AC,
1592 Market Cir.,
Murdock (941)-627-2132
Al CABINETS is now hiring
builders, laminators &
INSTALLERS. Apply within:
4186 Kings Hwy. P.C.
ALUMINUM INSTALLERS &
HELPERS, experience need-
ed. Transportation & drivers
license req. (9411-270-0921
AUTO/CUSTOM
PAINTER
RV Mfg. Seeks highly
skilled individual to paint
RV exteriors. Very chal-
lenging. Fulltime. Wages
open. (941)-485-0984
DrugFree Workplace

Autobody Tech, busy shop
needs exp. person, must have
tools. ASE & ICAR=$ and ben-
efits 941-321-5961
Autobody Tech w/ heavy colli-
sion exp. Excellent Benefit
program 401k call Jack Man
ning at Arcadia Chevrolet
(863)-494-0665
BRADY CONCRETE now
hiring FORM CARPENTERS
& FINISHERS for immed:
employment. Must have Flori
da DL. Only experienced need
apply. (941)-575-8319
Burglar Alarm & Low Volt-
age Installers. 54 year old
Security Co. for new office
in North Port. Existing &
growing clientele. Experi-


enced installers & techs.
Benefits! Contact: Mark
(941)-391-0188
CARPET, CERAMIC, WOOD
& LAMINATE INSTALLERS.
Must have own van & tools.
(877)-577-1277 X 5
CARPENTERS & FRAMERS
wanted for South Gulf Cove &
Rotonda area. Great pay & ben
efits. Call (9411-916-5208


CARPET INSTALLERS Expe-
rienced persons wanted.
Licensed subcontractors
and/or payroll positions avail- -
able Apply in person:CARPET I
STOP, 590 Tamiami Trail, Port
Charlotte, Florida
CARPENTERS & HELPERS
new construction, local
work, top pay. Call Gary,
941-815-1912. _
CARPENTER, MUST HAVE
EXP. New residential fram-
ing, steady work. Good job.
N Port area. (941-628-6179
CARPENTERS (FRAMING)
Valid drivers lic, tools & trans-
portation required.-
941475-7641
CARPENTERS & HELPERSON
FRUITVILLE RD. TOOLS &
OWN TRANSPORTATION. Call
Randy (941-)321-9722
CARPENTERS
F/T Must have experience.
North Port area.
Work 40+ hrs..Start
ASAP. 1941)-429-8485
CARPENTERS HELPERS
wanted for framing. No experi-
ence necessary. Will train.
(9411-629-3124
CARPET INSTALLERS
needed. Well established
flooring contractor. Full Time,
local work, top pay.- Exp..
required. Call i r, niai- or Abby
1941) 429-5900
CDL DRIVERS & HELPERS
Labor intensive. Immediate
benefits, Medical, Dental &
Vision plans. Life insurance,
Retirement, 401k, Paid Vaca-
tions, paid holidays, Apply at:
Seacoast Supply
3045 S. McCall Rd.
Englewood, 941-474-8185,
D/F/W/P
Charlotte County Utilities
Salary Range: $22,422 -
$41,163 Annual
Depending on qualifications

Maintenance Mechanic
This is skilled, to highly skilled
work with field crews assigned
by supervisor in the inspec-
"tion, operation, troubleshobot-
ing, maintenance installation
.and repair of equipment asso-
ciated with water and sewer
facilities and systems.

Line Technician
This is a skilled, to highly
skilled work in the operation
and maintenance of waste-
water collection, low-pressure
sewer and water distribution
systems.

Both positions must possess
and maintain valid Florida dri-
vers license, Class B with N
endorsement .or able. to
acquire within 90 days of hire.

Apply to Charlotte County
Human Resources, 18500
Murdock Circle, Room 140,
Port Charlotte, FL 33948;
Fax: 941-743-1254
E-Mail:
greatiobs@charlottefl.com
EOE Women and Minorities
are Encouraged to Apply

CHAUFFEURS will train.
Fax resume and clean MVR
941-627-5712.
CLOSET SHELVING
INSTALLER NEEDED. Class
D Florida Drivers License
Required. DFWP. Apply in per-
son: Davidson Insulation,
2200 Murphy Ct., North Port.
.(941)429-3600

COMPASS CONSTRUC-
TION SEEKS GENERAL
SUP'T FOR MULTI-
FAMILY CONSTRUC-
TION. PROJECT. MUST
HAVE EXP. IN MULTI-
FAMILY PROJECTS.
EXCELLENT PAY AND
BENEFIT PAKCAGE.
FAX RESUME TO:
(239) 542-8648

CONCRETE DRIVERS needed,
Class B lic. (9411-629-9859
CONCRETE TRUCK DRIVER
Experienced & dependable,
F/T with O.T. Class B license.
Benefits include Medical, Den-
tal & Vision. Paid vacation &
holidays. Apply in person at:
Cast Systems LLC
19400 Peachland Blvd.
Port Charlotte
EOE, DFWP


CUSTOMER SERVICE/COLLI-
SION ESTIMATOR, very busy
office needs energetic, reli-
able person. Must be willing to
earn & have pleasant appear-
ance 941475-9944
DeSoto BOCC is seeking
qualified applicants for the
following position:
Animal Control Officer.
Starting $12.765/ hr. public
safety from diseased, stray
animals & animals are
humanely treated after-
impoundment. Diploma/GED.
2 yrs. handling domestic ani-
mals/fowl & 2 yrs. clerical.
Valid license/cert.
(Equal Employment Oppor-
tunity and Drug-Free Work
Place) For more info con-
tact Human Resources at
863-993-4808.
DIESEL MECHANIC wanted
for heavy equipment. Must
have own tools & transporta-
. tion. Call'(9411-625-5888

DRIVERS needed for Brady
Concrete. Must have CDL
License. Experience in driving
concrete trucks a must.
Please call (9411-575-8319
DRIVER needed Full Time
Must have CDL, Class C
license, (Hazmat pre-
ferred), and be able to lift
5OIbs. minimum. Fax
resume to: 941-629-6097 or
apply in person to: 4190
Whidden Blvd., Port Charlotte
DRIVER/DRY MIX CONCRETE
Starting rate $10/hr While
training. 50-60 hrs./wk
401K & BENEFITS D/F/W/P
(941)-484-9300
DUMP TRUCK DRIVERS
with Class A or B license.
Please call
(941)-625-5888.
DUMP TRUCK DRIVER,
CLASS B CDL required;.
Call 863-993-0880

-ELECTRICIANS
$1,000 Sign-On Bonus
Seabreeze Electric is
now hiring residential
rough & trim workers.
We have more than 20
openings in the Char-
lotte County area! We
offer the best pay plans
in the area, piece work
or hourly, Medical Insur-
ance, retirement plan,
AFLAC, company vehi-'
cle. If your looking for a
jbb with a future, call
(941) 255-5968 or apply
in person at: 892 Tamia-
mi Trl. DFWP

ELECTRICIANS needed
ASAP. LEADMEN, JOUR-
NEYMEN & SERVICEMEN.
Long term Commercial work.
Call: ABC Electric
1-800-282-7093 or fax
resume (2391-936-9541
Electricians and Electricians
helpers needed, will train. Ben-
efits avail, Must have valid
Florida drivers license. Apply
in person The Drage Corp.,
1089 Tamiami Trail. PC
ELECTRICAL, Apprentice
or Experienced Electrians.
New Classes starting.

Sign-On Bonus. PREMIER
ELECTRIC, The Residential
Wiring Specialists. Paying
Top $$ in Port Charlotte,.
Punta Gorda Fort Myers, &
Naples. DFWP.
Call 239-451-0578
Electricians Helpers EXPERI-
ENCED. Full time. Paid holi-
days, vacation & medical ben-
efits. Apply at AC Delta Elec-
tric Co., Inc 18290 Paulson Dr
B-4 Port Charlotte
ELECTRICAL Project
Supervisor, Electricians &
Helpers, residential, full bene-
fits, DFWP. 239- 772-2131.
ELECTRICIAN with experi-
ence needed. Full Time. Good
pay and benefits. Serious
inquires only. Call Bridges
Electric. (9411-625-8696
Electricians & Helpers
Wanted Pd holidays, Pd vac.,
bonuses, health insurance.
Longterm employ 698-9799

Classified = Sales


Flexible Schedule
Westat, a social science survey research
corporation headquartered in Rockville, MD, has a
telephone-interviewing center in Sarasota. We
conduct nationwide surveys on subjects that include
education, health, transportation, and environmental
issues. We are recruiting now for English and
Spanish speaking telephone interviewers to train in
January. If you have a clear speaking voice, an
interest in research, and can work a minimum of 16
hours a week, please call 800-288-9738 for more
information. This is not telemarketing.

We are hiring ENGLISH and SPANISH speaking
interviewers.
For English language interviewers we offer:
* $8.25 per hour weekdays before 10:00 p.m.
* $10.25 per hour weekdays after 10:00 p.m. and
all day Saturday and Sunday.
For Bilingual, Spanish/English interviewers we
offer:
* $10.25 per hour weekdays before 10:00 p.m.
* $12.25 per hour weekdays after 10:00 p.m. and
all day Saturday and Sunday.
We offer:
* Paid Training.
* Bonus Programs.
* Absolutely no sales or setting appointments
for sales calls.

Call 800-288-9738 for more information.
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JL CALL 941-721-9216


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* Screen Room
IFL Room- r ~//
SCarpor ( ,
*Siding "-
* Soffits & Facia
Replacement
\% indom'.
S[)oors
SSpecializine in
Re-Screening
Nfo Job Too Big Or Small
497-6102
Lic. & Ins. #SCCO46070


THE SHAGGY DOG
MOBILE DOG GROOMING ,.
SMALL DOGS
SERVING ROTOIJDA AND
SURROUNDING AREA E


CALL 941-697-47
FOR APPOINTMEI


Mike Schnell
Electrical
Maintenance
Service Inc.
Reisiir-iiaI o CL.':mrnier:il
All Your Electrical Needs"
Ser4vi7e LIphr.,2.6
Li.: "E m .Il ,
941 *697.5726


3 Pembroke
Electrical
Inc.
Residential/Commercial
All work done by owner.
*Senior Discount
*Emergency Service 24/7
*Generalor Specialist


EC-130036*LIC & Ins.


JASPER
Aluminum Inc.
426-5353





JasperAluminum.com
Fully Licensed and Insured


LEVASSEUR BUILDING
&' REMODELING, INC.
Whole House .- -
Remodeling & Additions .",
Specializing In
Kitchens & Baths
Member CBCA. Remodeler's Council & tiAHB
License #CRC1327092 Insured
941-423-6001


Let's Talk

Dirty
Windows, that is...
We clean vinyls
INSIDE OUTSIDE
SCREENS TRACKS
MIRRORS FANS
Since 1980
Husband & Wife Team
Licensed & Insured
Residential &
Commercial
kyj ,TI "1


AFFORDABLE COMPUTING
941-270-1896
Open 7 Days a Week
* Most work completed at your site
* Custom built computers
* Networking
* DSL & Cable internet set up
* Wireless set up Full line
* Anti-virus/internet security of software
* Free estimates on all repairs Thaining
* 10% DISCOUNT on 1st time customer repairs!!


HIGH QUALITY LOW PRICE
Driveways Sidewalks Patios
MIKE :.
Free Estimates ?.i"'
Licensed -.








AFFORDABLE CURBING
& LANDSCAPE
Starting at $2.50 per loot
Many styles and colors Io choose
from.
Call for FREE Estimate

ADVANCED CURBING
CONCEPTS
Joe 941-223-0465



SGET PLUGGED IN!
OLD SCHOOL
-. CONSTRUCTION. INC.
WE DO IT ALL!
OLD SCHOOL WORK
LICENSED ETHIC GUARANTEED
& INSURED WE SNVEER SAY WE'RE
GCG 06o2808 TOO BUSY FOR YOU!
CONTECH BLDG. CORP.
CALL 941-721-9216


New Clients Receive
$25 Off First Visit!
- Wireless Networking
SVirus, Spyware Removal
*Training
DSL & Cable Setup
Fastfteks
941-484-1511
www.fastteks.com
Oedit Caids Accepted


CEO'S!
Workers Compensation
Out of Control?
Recover past averages
Save 10-15%
on future premiums!
NO REFUND = NO FEE
Sign up at
www.recoverytonsultant.net
or call
1-877-215-1314
for details




Beachstreet
Builders
J BC I .I i ':' ,
B u~l. ,... ,- ir .I.. . n ;l ,-I .



FL .4.
,' .' fc JUh ]r' l . L.-,-,
941-468-3449



C YSTUL
CLEANINNq
SEIVWCE
6AND HO/E
ESftENTIAL* C'O IEP IAL
If it has to be
clean, make it
Crystal Cl/ean!
9q .1q68.qf97





*NETWORKING
*VIRUS REMOVAL
*COMPUTER REPAIR
& TRAINING
*CUSTOM BUILD
COMPUTERS
941-966-2147
Cell 941-544-0799
WWW.COnwVEiEntpcsevices.cor

P 1;".10ir


AAA
DISPOSAL
* Garage Shed Office
Apartments
* Total House Cleanouls
Furniture
Appliance
Junk Removal
Pr.:.n pl i er..:'
[.: c. I g, g ,,r irnaIIi
L,:.. P r,.: ..:
941-525-3050


Your business or
service for only

,4 .


Area covered includes
Venice. Pt. Charlotte.
Englewood. North Port
& Arcadia
207-1200


Just off Kings Hwy. 3 miles east of 1-75
CALL 627-FISH (3474)


CONCRETE & CONTRACTOR
ALL IN ONE
We Do I t AH for You
HAVE JOB SPECIFICATIONS -
WE PROVIDE OVER-THt-PHONE
'0044WO' ESTIMATES TO SAVE YOU TIME.
FAMILYWE
R NEW CECREIE POURED NONE.
EMO RK.
CALL 492-4668
TO SPEAK TO A REPRESENTATVE, NOT A MACHINE
1110087072 uce climber of commerce membamps'

iDoG GROOMINQ,,L:..


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CLOSETS


ICON C"REiE I












Venice


SEC Gondolier

BUSINESS & SERVICE DIRECTORY

-- -RDOORSADVERI


R ~CONTRACTORS'
SOLUTIONS
GROUP
OF FLORIDA INC.
OF FLORIDA, INC. RR282811172
Painting Drywall Pavers Room Additions Kitchens Baths Concrete Work
Windows & Doors Dumpster & Hauling Service Storm Protection New Home Remodels*
Insurance Restoration Residential Commercial
WINTER SPECIAL*
November December January 5o OFF SPECIAL ON ANY CONTRACT!
941-235-2346 Office 941-235-2347 Fax
GRU


your garage
door NOW
for hurricane
.c ^ season.
SERVICE & REPAIR
Open 24 Hours 7 Days!
Same Day Service! FREE Safety Inspection.
We repair & service all brands of garage
doors, openers & broken springs!
941-349-4790 941-993-5889


Your business or
service for only

.W

Area covered includes Venice.
Pt. Charlotte, Englewood,
North Port & Arcadia
207-1 20 0
'- .- t -. .


G -vERAL CONTRACT


- L- i- A -L-L-.
OLD SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION,
INC.
WE EMPLOY ALL TRADES IN HOUSE
OLD SCHOOL WORK ETHIC
15 YEARS MIN. EXPERIENCE PER MAN
GCG 062808 LICENSED & INSURED "

CONTECH BLD(


CALL


'"WE WILL \
M/ MEASURE
SUP TO
S YOUR
[,e STANDARDS0


G. CORP.


CP 41-721-CP216


6" SEAMLESS GUTTERS
DRYWA-LL, SOFFIT FASCIA
Immediate openings on our schedule
Free Estimates

(941) 240-6699
Ken Violette, Inc./CGC060662
State Certified General Contractor


J&J
HA pYMAN
o years
D experience
nD & satisfied
S customers
Workmanship &
dependability
is my #1 priority
No Job Too Small Or Odd
Lic. & Fully Ins.
Lic. #51808
Call For Free Estimate
493-6736



PHIL'S HOME
HA-NDYMNIAN
SERVICE, INC.
Interior Exterior
Lie/Ins.
941-426-3781
941-223-5884
General Carpentry
Repairs Remodel
Pressure Washing
Over 20 Years Experience





MAKE A LIST
HANDYMAN SERVICES "
ALL SKILLED SENIOR
HANDYMEN
* BONDED & INSURED
* No TRIP CHARGE
* REASONABLE
HOURLY RATES
THE PROMPT, DiPUIND4t
SRvCE You ExPa \ i
941-308-8888




heed 'e(z?
LET
GEORGIE
DO IT
Hauling, Yard
or Construction
Waste, Trash,
Garage Clean-outs,
Furniture, Anything!
941-697-9923


It 11 F!Xe
W .00 0 slnA ln iroh, "
Mr. Iix-it ano

Devin Ricke 941-441-1978
'Senior Citizens Discount"
* Home Repairs Odd Jobs
* Painting Electrical Fixtures
* Plumbing Fixtures Flooring
* Carpentry And More
Licensed & Insured #990010075051





Home/Business Repairs


Rescreening
Painting
Fencing


custom m Projectls
941-416-6844
Licensed & Insured


CALL FOR AN APPOINTMENT TODAY:
Dave Giancola (941) 993-4300


Finish Carpenter
& Ex-Contractor
available for
SAll remodeling &
home inipro'ement,
Reasonable rale,
Free vt-limaie.s
NO JOBS TOO
SMALL
All phases of construction
guaranteed workmanship
Call Ken
1941 474-8011



Steve Kirkpatrick
Handyman
Services
:rp',n[t, Plijum tiirit
El ii,,:al-, LIIJi-,: ,pinri
In ljir.,i:n and mrr,,'
(941)
7 16-49g0
hande.'teve ."aho :,.,: orI
I ti v 1>e i


3EC5HAS IBB


HANDYMAN/
HOUSE REPAIRS



Replacement of
doors & indos.
Lau n maintenance/
Light landscaping.
Ha ve, P.. truck r
hauling
Call Rich 627-3399



HALL'S TRUCKING
SERVICES
Stone washed d Shell
Fill Dirt Mulch
Shell Driheas Installd
Small Free & Brush Remo al
Commercial & Residential (lean-Lips
Reasonable Rates & Reliable Sern ice
(941) 485-5717
Cell (941) 716-3650


Va'


N% IIN RN


941-492-4-474


OLD SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION, INC.
HANDYMAN SERVICES
WE DO IT ALL!
ALL TRADES
V QUICK RESPONSE
-1 TIME
1 CONTECH BLDG. CORP.
GCG 062808
LICENSED & INSURED

S CALL 941-721-9216


Free Honest Estimates...
Senior Citizen Discounts.


* Cabinets Lighting & Fixtures
* Flooring Screening
* Custom Painting Carpentry
Call John
941-735-7851 or 941-497-5069
Lic & Insured 990010078799


DAVID'S
HANDYMAN
SERVICE
941-323-8735
* REMODEUIUG
0 REPAIRS
0 CARHPEIIY
* PAInI urn
& WALLPAPER
0 CERAMIC TOE
FLOORING (THEI & WOOD)
SKICHE. & BAIHRROOM
0 INSIALLATIOnS
* ELECTRICAL
* MEIni WORK rIE
* ASSEMBUES jji


VINCE
DERICO
HANDYMAN
SERVICE
* Rescreen
* Gutters
* Hauling
* Miscellaneous
941-483-1060


Better Imaue
Handyman
Services



.H It'
Fl- E- .
* H .:., r ,-,I,3 ;- .,. ~',:,,

L, .. u.j
941-662-0555



DONERIGHT
BY DENNIS
HOME REPAIR &
RENOVATIONS

PROFESSIONAL
PAPER HANGING

941-447-9117
LiC 4'":)00100 7 4


SERVICES
* Maintenance
* Repair
* Liprades
* Pickup & [Dliern-
NOTHING TOO
SMALL!!!
FAST. FAIR &
FLEXIBLE!!!
(9411276-7302
OR 19411276-7301




DONALD
LEMOIE
"Handvmana"
pecialjll Prainlin_
P,.,er \\a Mainltnante Etc.
\ 497.5273 /
\ nlcrik r u & El&,lrinr/
F .A A In. .
FLEIBL!!


R.J.'s
HANDYMAN
SERVICE
Insured
QUALITY- RELIABLE
ON TIME FAIR PRICES
CALL BOB at 941-408-0474
* PLUMBING CARPENTRY
* ELECTRICAL MASONARY
TILE


Reliable
Home Check
Service
"Home when you
are away."
Complete home check
and sitting services.
Licensed and insured.
Call today!
941-697-6124
941-270-6953


SEAN J.
COMTOIS
SPECIALIZING IN ALL
PHASES OF EXTERIOR
SIDINGS AND
REPLACEMENT
WINDOWS


THANK YOU!!
941-408-3740
OR E-MAIL
SEANCOMTOISV'MSN.COM


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Page 7


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WAN D-YMA


"The Handyman








S8 e, Di


Sun

4Es


BUSINESS & SERVICE DIRECTORY


Venice

Gondolier

-j -


Home Watching Service
Snowbird Home &
Property Services
lt'e it, cui, l:,'M,: a pXlIn I.0' it
jou r noc',lI ul h r ano.e T i iL'ee ki
(. .Cte i..u pea,: C mnilj
orile in,'u i'


i'rru'a .'0 pO.5slallet flr', m L'rt
941-493-4982
Cell 941-323-3799
While You're Away
We'll Be Home FOr You



TROPICAL
LANDSCAPING
& IRRIGATION

. ER.'iCE &. EPIAR
SrjEW V fiSTALL4TI.:,lI
* LMiL'SC" .FPIlrj
SPRE__:.jiE- W.V AHlr J.
FH:EE ESTl1.TE':'

(941)475-2941


CERTAIN TYPES
STILL AVAILABLE
FOR THIS
SEASON!


-:


FREE ESTIMATES
LIC. & INS.
941-468-2795


AFFORDABLE
MOVING
We don' move
Just furniture...
We move families
& memories.
Residential & Commercial
Licensed & Insured
Family Owned & Operated
Also loading & unloading
your rental truck.
941-697-4133
or 941-815-4917



Interior Exterior
CUSTOM
PAINTING
Rea.l-nnal)h r ate
Intl rior i,; %\ Slii:tiill)
SPlrt_- irt ClU-anineI
CI.iru:lt %m inine
\n% surlace. amn color
JAMES D. ROOT
488-3112
i,,tl mmi -r 11n pr.-lr %int. 1ISI
Loial, Salified RHe.,idk:nt
ti(nu.cfd & lii .irdI


Do It Yourself Hurricane Panels
Call for Phone Estimate Fast Delivery
Protect Your Meets Miami-Dade Hurricane Code.
Family From Many Sizes Ready for Delivery.
The Next Includes Delivery. All hardware &


COMPLETE REMODELING
ALL WOOD CABINETS
100% SOLID SURFACE COUNTERTOPS
`30 SQ. FT. WITH PURCHASE
OF KITCHEN OR BATH
ALSO SAVE NO SALES TAX
u-. 4!.:- % 'Ii:' "-''.,:A""fl ''T.'


LADCAE *..i' & LAW


Locally uwnea a uperalea .
"THE COMPLETE LANDSCAPE PROFESSIONALS"
LANDSCAPE CONTINUOUS CONCRETE CURBING LAWNS
Licensed and Insured
N;P. #03196 CC. B122054 SC. B990010076859 FL Reg. tG04056700047
CALL FOR FREE ESTIMATES!
94.1 -426-3966
MasterCard & Visa Accepted LANDSCAPE STORM DEBRIS REMOVAL


"Making The Right Chokice,
Makes All The Difference"
RIGHT
CHOICE
LAWN CARE
Mowing Trimming
Bed Edging Weed Control
FREE ESTIMATES
941-475-5753


COMFORT
LA WNSERVICE
Turf Management &
Complete Lawn Services!
Monthly Maintenance
& Tota Lawn Cleanup
FREE ESTIMATES
Over 20 Years Experience
CALL PAUL ROP-23Y-531
941-234-5831


Potential
"Charley"


tracks included, cut to size.
Easy Installation


ENVIRONMENTAL CLEARING
BRUSH MOWING
LAND CLEARING
LARGE

SMALL --


FREE ESTIMATES
CALL 716-9912


FLORIDA LAWN CARE
& MAINTENANCE
941-408-8330
ACCEPTING NEWACCOUNTS
ANNUAL OR PER CUT
In Venice, North Port,
Englewood & Nokomis
Free Estimates
Response in 30
( minutes or less


Lawn are & L.andcape
Free Estimates
NlMoi ing and Flo:\\ei Beds
"'Ve Pick f,& Zout o ome
So, ing S.jrjasot & Chil.:,in Couiiies

941-661-5509
O L ..: & ,MI_


I


GULF TO BAY
TREE U LANDSCAPE
SERVICE
IRRIGATION DIVISION


Michael Swarbrick
SERVICE 8 INSTALLATION
TRY OUR MONTHLY
INSPECTION SERVICE


CAL ODY:94-94-ig

JADVER SE


T.J. MILAZZO JR.
LANDSCAPING
475-5611 or
830-1005 Cell
l-1 E l.i-,.-. F.-. Itl:,- i I
P I_- iil/--': "1 F-.I:'LIF '
'I_-I IF l I- ,-' r.,II--
F'-ii,-, P .ni -- ii'"
S I- ii iJ - lP i,' L I.:
THE YARD GROOMER
U LIT. W ,-,ii,
'J,;. J,-, T,:..:. I LL



JIM FLEMING'S
LAWN
MAINTENANCE
Accepting New Accounts
Licensed k
Insured


FREE ESTIMATES
941-429-1227


I..
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.1
*1






I


I


Your business or
service for only


U
Area covered includes Venice,
Pt. Charlotte, Englewood,
North Port & Arcadia
207-1 200
-,.J j=' -- .;.4-L" "


SHARP CUT
LAWN CARE
Now ACCEPTING
NEW ACCOUNTS
COMM./RES.
MOWING, TRIMMING
& MORE
Lic. & INS.


LAWN CE4.


MATTHEW
WILLIARD'S
LAWN
SERVICE
Good Quality
Lawn Service
Yearly E
Seasonal Rates
Lie. & Ins.
941-460-9955


FULL LAWN IMNkTEMAA/CE--
10%~ SENIOR DISCOUNT
kFIRIEESTIMATES


LAW CARE *LANDSCAPE- AINEAN


LMT, NMT
Experienced
Avail. by appt.

SUMMER
SPECIALS
Please call for details
LISA BASSANI
941-914-1412
MA#41379



Gary Depew
Custom
Painting
Drywall. Plaster Repairs
Interior Exterior
Wallpaper*'Textured
Ceilings
Professional Work For A
Reasonable Price
Since 1976' Fully Insured
(941) 488-2304


S TIME FOR
FALL CLEAN-UP

Inc. *Lawn Care
Clean-Up
rvice Large & Small
enance Garden Maintenance
on Request Sod Work
0 Fully Lic.
7 & ins. Tree & Shrubs Planted


iKessler Mortgage Corp.
I ,,,, i I
Free Appraisal Offer!" l'.. i,.in.i rP mi..L \rt
No Application Fee! ,. ,,.,,
';.. ,u 'r, .4 i ,I
No Credit Report Fee! ~~.,1,, ,,. ..44
No Hassles! .1 ,, ,...'ii r. 1
(941 )650-8044
"n. i ..... .. ... .. ,
%%.C*ufflnridaI nomeL anctin I


Quality Painting, Inc.
Where quality and
customers are always first.
INTERIOR
EXTERIOR* FAUX
Call tor a FREE estimate ,
(941) 625-2872
(941) 400-0819


Doug Reeves
Services, Inc.
lard Clean-ups &
Sod Replacement
Real Quality Work
Call For An Estimate






CJ's Painting
and Pressure
Washing


Pressure
Washing
widh Exterior Pain Job
Free Estimates
941-697-5967


IPITIG


PREMIER
PAINTING

I niern 'r/E xterit-li
Prc-,irre \\ a Ii
Genie ILII
Hland\maltdl
ser' ice
No lob it? SmallI


LIBERTY PAINTING
SERVICES, INC.
SOld World Craftsmanship
Venetian Plaster Specialists


,~jIII~z,.


Interior Exterior
Power Washing
Licensed & Insured
25 Years Experience
Local Compantv
FREE ESTIMATES
941-234-7033
www.libertypaintingservices.com


NATHAN /
DEWEY
PAINTINj
INTERIOR EXTERIOR
COMMERCIAL
RESIDENTIAL
DRYWALL REPAIR
PRESSURE WASHING
Licensed & Insured
941-484-4576


ADVANCED LAWN
& LANDSCAPE
L* e,-ldertial Curmmareral
Cridco Mdinterar,:-
* WEcc-.ly B. Eleel.l Mo,.jtnQ
* Hsr. Wee, dng. S hruO
* Soi Mulcr, ROc G
Trc r: I 1. E tu,
* Landscape pa: .age~

17, tre o r rL est r I
L.cnrEa & Insureo
Call (941 473-8920
OR (9411270-6192
FREE ESTIMATES",


Now accepting
annual contracts
in Pt. Charlotte,
Englewood,
Rotonda.
Also available
weeding & trim
service.
ROYAL
DOLPHIN
941-661-5509



JC's Quality
Lawn Service
Residential
Coinner(il
Now
amepang
0I a(('COOLS
Licensed & Insured
FREE ESTIMLTES
941-429-5939


GARBER LAWN
SERVICES &
MILLENNIAL
GARDEN
DESIGNS
A-, LttI. 11 lit g k 'uI. ,tf,'L
I andsc'ap.
DE)ign, "ith Purpoer
M51j'r Giardcner &
D'.ign [Drgree
ih. rginiming. tdping.
ll u.'peci, of la" n care
kilh (lja< D[-%sign
Call lor ppl.
941-232-0761


PANTN


-Where Quality &
Service Matter..."


rnr
orPainting
Full House Painting F a
Finishes
Complete Interior & Exterior Services Deck
Residential & Commeicial Coatings
Locall Ouwned & Operated Don Burda Pressure
941-234-6373 rall
[te d n ri & linl J | Repair



NEED A PAINTER?
OLD SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION, INC.
oWE 0

OLD SCHOOL WORK
ETHIC GUARANTEED
WE NEVER SAY WE'RE
. t TOO BUSY FOR YOU!
CONTECH BLDG. CORP.
LICENSED & INSURED GCG 062808
CALL 941-721-9216


00000 Um


Serving Nokomis, Venice. North Port
& Northern Englewood Areas

'Martini
L Maintenance
Service With A Twist
Lawn & Landscape Se
Design Install & Maint
References Available Up
941 -493-775C
941-234-669


0


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"decor Shoppe" 1225 Tamiami Trail, A-7 (94 1 ) 6 29M3 13 1
Charlotte
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Wedesay De.2. 205oelEtt lsiidPg


Sun
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Interior & Exterior
-- -s' Call Now
i8 941-661-9998
Lic/Ins


-i


, .... . .
CIHALOTT & SARASOTA COUNTIES
LIc.& INS.
ASK ABOUT OUR OTHER SERVICES
941-697-5026



Randy ]
Screen
Licensed & I
25 yrs. oft
SPECIALIZING I
POOL CAGE
,liso Repairs. Enlir3
No Job
Too S'"" 4



BILLY Kit
ROOFIA
ROOFING 5
*RESIDENTIAL &
REROOF Ri
NEW CONS
FREE ES
941-464
CCC-1326705 INSURED


RUSSELL
REPAIR &
Rated #1 in S.
Repairs &
On Lanais, I
Screen Doors,
Garage Screen
Member of Cham!
& Better Busi
Lic. &
Eng. 941-4,
North Port 94



STUCCO
SPECI
Repair Specii
Block, Ston
NO JOB T
Lic. &
J.R. MASOi
941-46


CAGES, CAGES, CAGES!!
Start in 3 weeks or less!!
TRI-COUNTY CUSTOM
BUILDERS INC.
CRC053160 Locally owned,
over 20 years
of experience of screen
enclosures
Call 941-423-3399
Leave msg. or
628-9075 cell



"A" Perfect Job
"A Perfect Price
"A" Perfect
Pressure
Cleaning
House Roof
Driveways
Steve Renville
Owner/Operator
(941) 492-4275
Venice, FL 34293



Haskett
inning
Full Insured
xCperl'nce
N RESCREENING
S & LANAIS
%a) s. Garage. Sliders

33-3701



BERLIN
IG, INC.
SPECIALIST
COMMERCIAL*
[PAIRS TILE
;TRUCTION
TIMATES
0-1680
D* OWNER OPERATED



SCREEN
SERVICE
Sarasota Co.
Rescreens
Pool Cages,
Front Entry,
Sliding Doors
ber of Commerce
ness Bureau
Ins.
73-8951 or
41-426-2007



REPAIR
IALIST
list for Brick,
ie, Concrete.
VO SMALL L
Insured
NRY REPAIR
0-0696


OLD FAITHFUL
POOL CLEANING
SERVING SARASOTA,
VENICE, ENGLEWOOD &
NORTH PORT
GUARANTEED BEST PRICES
CALL FOR FREE QUOTE
FAMILY OWNED 6
OPERATED
CALL MIRE GEISER
941-429-5348
OR 323-1467



Residential
Commercial


* Driveways
* Pool Cages
Toby Angelo
Lie. & Ins.
(941)626-8233
Serving Sa.asloa &
Charlotte County


Lic A.1 COA
*CeraMlL RwilCualing
t. 1,r LUrrihmenr hingle
*Granite Rr-Adhr~.iv
*Prr'~urelir..i hrmital
Mi* ldi d'ARemjjl

42-934Af


S EFR VICE"
EXPERT POOL
SERVICE
EQUIPMENT
INSTALLATION
5 REPAIR


941-204-POOL
jppoolservice shotmail.com
Licensed


Island
Rescreening
*Quality Workmanship
*FREE Estimates
*Licensed & Insured
We Accept
All Major .
Credit Cards!

Billy or Tara w
(941) 266-5212
Venice


JIM TAYLOR RESCREENING
& ALUMINUM, INC.
Rescreening Entries Lanais Vinyl Siding
Soffit Fascia 5" & 6" Gutter Pool Cages
Hurricane Shutters Concrete
Sarasola Lic. 9Al819 *Charlone Lic. 9AAA0010061
Prompt Service Competitive Prices
FREE ESTIMATES
RES: 941-475-2385
CELL: 941-468-5735
LICENSED & INSURED


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* Sell Seal Fungus
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Our Specialty
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SSoffi & Fascia
* Florida License
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483-4630


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TRI-COUNTY
CUSTOM
BUILDERS, INC.
CRC 053160 Locally Owned
Ot ae 20 Years OfExperience
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628-9075 cell



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JAMES W. WEAVER
ROOFING
NEW CONSTRUCTION
RE-ROOFING
SHINGLES
REPAIR SPECIALISTS
CC-C 1325995
FLATS METAL
FREE ESTIMATES
426-8946


RICH'S
RESCREEN
& REPAIR
Pool Cages Porches
Enlr) wa s
Free Esinmaies
941-416-6389 or
941-483-3843
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Cage Rescreen!!






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PHONE & CABLE
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*Residential
*Business
Retired Phone Man
941-625-8114
LiC. & Ins.


Pro-Tek P
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Water Heaters Fav
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475-3949 oi




AFFORDABLE
SCREENING
Rescreen & Repairs
Pool Cages,
Entries, Lanais,
Vinyl Windows
FREE ESTIMATES
941-474-1200
941-697-5900
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ANTIHILL Your business or
RECORDING service for only
RECORDING W`
STUDIO
32 Track Recording Studio With
Full Audio and MIDI Capabilities. Area covered includes
Venice, Pt. Charlotte,
Conveniently Located In Englewood. North Port
Downtown Englewood. & Arcadia
Rates Start At 530.00 per Hour 207 1200
Call Justin at 954-243-3217 or
email: Justin87@comcast.net


;ST ROOFING Re-Roofing & Repair Specialists
SRepairs LEONARD'S ROOFING, INC.
& Repairs
Types) I Authorizedl Family owned and
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41-484-9083
1-539-4144 Reagan Leonard 488-7478
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ANSE , service for only
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Experience in Florida. Roll-ups & Accordions Area covered includes
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affordable!!! Armor Screen Englewood. North PorL
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Licensed & Insured 207.-200
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Lic. & Insured FREE ESTIMATES
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Rembrandt's Signature Tile, Inc. 941 426,0632
S 941-480-9343 or 941.284.3794


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*Topping
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Removal


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Your Tree Doctor
FREE ESTIMATES!
(941 625-7470
941) 423-2645
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* TREE REMOVAL

* TREE PRUNING

* LAND CLEARING


American Tree RUSSELL'S

Service LLC TREE

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20 Years Experience Tree Trimmina


Tree Trimming

Removal

Hedge Trimming

Yard Removal

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Stump Grinding
Chipping Service
Lic. & Insured
Free Estimates

492-9356 or

429-0223


Your business or service for only


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Port & Arcadia


207- 12001


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2050 SKILLED TRADES

ELECTRICIANS PT/FT,
'Valid FL DL required. 401K,
Pd. Vacations,
Pd. Holidays & Health Ins.
Call Mike at Robinson
Electric for interview
941-628-3332. DFWP

ELECTRICIANS
AND HELPERS
w/ Commercial experi-
ence. F/T permanent
position w/full benefits
package. Top pay,
valid driver's license
required. DFWP
(941)-474-3104
EXPERIENCED Dump Truck
Driver, Class B CDL. ALSO
experienced PIPE LABOR-
ER for underground utilities
& storm pipe. DFWP. Apply
at D. M. Construction Corp.
801 Henry St., P.G. (941)-
639-3666
Experienced Roll-Off Truck
Driver, CDL license & good
driving record. Call (941)-639-
9317
FACIA, SOFFIT, GUTTER
INSTALLERS. Immediate
openings for experience quali-
ty minded installers. This is a
ground floor opportunity with
room for advancement to a
management position. We pro-
vide you with a new truck, cell
phone, gas card, power tools
& competitive pay. You provide
you own hand tools. Florida
Drivers license & a great atti-
tude are a MUST! Southwest
Construction Group (941)-
255-3330
Foreman for sanitary sewer
& utility work. Exp. required.
J.P. Murphy, Inc. (239)-470-
2821
FORKLIFT OPERATOR
Experienced & dependable,
F/T with O.T. Benefits include
Medical, Dental & Vision.
Paid vacation & holidays.
Apply in person at:
Cast Systems LLC
19400 Peachland Blvd.
Port Charlotte
EOE, DFWP
Full Time Drivers & Labor-
ers positions available. CDL
Class B required. Benefits
include FREE health ins, 2
wks paid vacation, pd holidays
& sick time, Christmas bonus,
401K plan with profit sharing.
Min. 10 hrs week overtime.
No nights, no weekends, no
holidays. A great opportunity
for anyone who likes working
outdoors. Come see us at
19910 Veterans Blvd., Port
Charlotte.
GLACIERS, EXP. benefits,
earning potential $37k $55k
yr. (239)-574-7171
LEAD GLAZIER POSITION
Top pay to right person. Exp.
in mirrors, showers & store-
front. (941)-473-9600


2050 SKILLED TRADES

Handy Professionals
Motivated, skilled, honest
with own vehicle. $16+/HR
Call (941)485-5671
HEAVY EQUIPMENT
MECHANIC/ GREASE JOBS
AND TIRE WORK.
(863)-993-0880
HEAVY EQUIPMENT
MECHANIC w/own tools.
Call Bill @ Forsberg
Construction.(941)-637-8500
EOE/DFWP.



IMMEDIATE OPENINGS
Wanted INSTALLERS &
PAINTERS for texture
Co. Will train. Employer
pay percentage of
health insurance.
Call Jeff
(941)-815-0005.
INSTALLERS NEEDED
Screen wall
Hand rail
shutters
sliding glass doors
soffit & fascia
Great pay & benefits'
Exp. a plus, but will train
Call 800-987-7582
Keesling
Construction, Inc.
Area's most established
structural concrete con-
structors are currently seek-
ing personnel for the follow-
ing positions for work in the
Charlotte Co. area. Long
term, career minded, quality
conscious individuals only
need apply
*Crane operator,
*Boom Pump Operator
*Working Foreman
*Form Carpenters
*Carpenter Helpers
*Concrete Finishers
*Marine Construction
Personnel
Masons
Mason Tenders
SApply in person at 615
Dupont Street, Punta Gorda,
FL or call (941) 639-3166.
Drug Free Workplace
SHINGLERS WANTED FOR
ROOFING CO. Must have own
tools & transportation.
(941)-426-8946
LAND SURVEYOR. EXPERI-
ENCED PARTY CHIEF AND
INSTRUMENT PERSON WANT-
ED. EXCELLENT PAY AND
BENEFITS. JOIN THE BBLS
TEAM. CALL 941.575.8004.
EMAIL
RSOUTH@BBLSINC.NET
MARINE MECHANIC NEEDED
for fast-growing company.
Pay depends on experience.
Will need basic tools. Will
train. Call (941)-493-1849
METAL FRAMERS wanted.
Interior light guage work,
Commercial/Resident
Please call 941-629-2558.


2050 SKILLED TRADES

OFF ROAD END DUMP
TRUCK DRIVER needed. Call
Forsberg Construction (941)-
637-8500. E.O.E. Drug Free
Workplace
PAINTERS WANTED. Must
have 7 years experience in
ALL Phases: paint, spray,
brush & roll. TOP PAY! Also
looking for QUALIFIED
LEADMEN. Call (941)-743-
4939 Leave message
' PIPE LAYERS, EXPERI-
ENCED & CONSTRUCTION
LABORERS,
Call Emery @ Forsberg
Construction.(941)-637-8500
EOE/DFWP
PLASTERS, LATHERS &
Laborers wanted.
Top pay. Local Work.
. Must have transportation.
474-7419 or 321-3121
PLUMBING FOREMEN
PLUMBERS & HELPERS
Top Wages
Great Benefits Health &
Life Ins.
Dental, LTD, 401(k), ESOP,
Paid Vacation
Call (239)-332-4646 ext
244
B&I Contractors, Inc.
An Employee Owned
Company
Visit us on-line
bandicontractors.com
PLUMBER & .EXPERIENCED
HELPER needed. Top pay,
Insurance, Benefits. Must
have valid Drivers License.
Patten's, Plumbing (941-625-
1263
PLUMBERS (all phases) &
SERVICE PLUMBERS Bene-
fits including insurance &
more. DFWP. Top Wages. Call
Charlotte Plumbing (941)-625-
9981
PLUMBERS SERVICE TECHS,
experienced Drivers license,
DFWP, paid holidays, vacation,
health & other benefits, overtime.
Call (941) 639-4690 or
(239) 435-1822
PLUMBERS, HELPERS &
SERVICE TECH. Top pay.
Medical insurance benefits.
Start now! (941)475-0781
MASTER PLUMBERS
Openings with room for
advancement.
Plumbers, re-pipers,
laborers, equipment
operators. Pay
commensurate with
experience. Call
MASTER PLUMBERS
for interview.
(941)-429-8200

PLUMBERS AND HELPERS
NEEDED TO WORK CHAR. &
SARASOTA COUNTY, EXP.
NECESSARY, 423-1400


2050 SKILLED TRADES 2050 SKILLED TRADES 2060 MANAGEMENT


Plumbers/Helpers &
Service Techs
Immediate openings. 'No 24hr.
requirements. Babes Plumbing
Inc, 140 E. Miami Av. Venice.
(941,)488-6074 D/F/W/P, EOE
PLUMBING TECHS '
Service work, $18/hr to
start or commission. Call
for details. MASTER
PLUMBERS
(941)-429-8200
POOL PLASTERERS &
LABORERS WANTED. Work to
begin 1st week of 2006. Call
Phil Hart, West Coast
Marcite, Inc. (941)429-5083




The Venice Gondolier Sun
is looking for a
PRESSMAN
with Goss Community press
experience. Compensation
based on experience.

BENEFITS INCLUDE
*Health Care
OMedical
*Prescription Drugs

SECURITY
*Disability
*Life Insurance

EQUITY
0401(k) Savings Plan
with Company match
*Employee stock
purchase plan

WORK & FAMILY
*Paid Vacation
*Paid Holidays
*Tuition Reimbursement
Please send resume or
application to
Production Manager
S ENICEA .
V Gondolier Sun

200 E. Venice Av.,
Venice Florida 34285
emaih
jking@venicegondolier.com
Drug-Free Workplace
RV Technician. Growing busi-
ness needs more workers
for body and technical depart-
ment. Superior wages, bene-
fits; flat rate system, insur-
ance, holidays, uniforms.
Charlotte RV Service in Port
Charlotte. 941-883-5555


/R 0o f i n g
-Estimator !
Must have at least 5 yrs
exp. (10 years a plus!)
in all types of Commer-
cial and Industrial roof-
ing systems with an
emphasis on single ply
systems. Duties incl.
estimating & coordina-
tion of material pur-
chases & deliveries.
Please call Jessica .
N. 941-964-6472. .

Skilled worker needed. Must
be'able to do multiple tasks.
Carpentry, Aluminum, Roofing,
Painting, etc. Must have own
transp. Call 255-5784.
Superintendent for custom
home builder. Absolutely
must have experience.
Must be organized, detail ori-
ented & able to schedule.
Must have own reliable trans-
portation. Call (941) 833-
1013 ext. 105.,

SURVEYING
Banks Engineering is now
hiring, qualified candi-
dates for Survey Crew,
Crew Chief and Instrument
Man. Positions at our Port
Charlotte office. Competi-
tive wages and benefits.
For interview call:
(239)910-5052. Sat-Sun
from 10am to 5pm or Mon-
Fri 8am to 5pm.

Tree Climber/Foreman for Hi
Volume Tree Service. Must
have Class B CDL. Exc. start-
ing pay. 941-629-6922 appt

UPHOLSTER
Excellent Pay, Great Work
Environment 941)-875-0128
Equal Opportunity Employer

2060 MANAGEMENT

AUTOMOTIVE
CONTROLLER/OFFICE
MANAGER
Must have Extensive
Automotive Experience
and Background as
Controller in Auto Deal-
ership Team Player,
Great Work Habits.
Arcadia Chevy-Buick-
Pontiac and LaBelle
Dodge Chrysler-Jeep
Fax Resume To:
Doug Plattner Owner
1-941-371-5408


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C CSafwge t n (941) 629-8256
S . (941) 483-4848
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CIRCULATION
DISTRICT
MANAGER
The Englewood .Sun is
seeking qualified applicants
for a full-time position,
responsible for sales and
customer service in an
assigned district area.
Responsibilities include, but
are not limited to the
following:
1) Contract adult carriers
for routes within a specified
district area.
2) Promote the growth of
circulation distribution in
Englewood and the sur-
rounding area..
3) Maintain a high level of
customer service by
promptly correcting any
service problems.
The successful candidate
will be sales motivated,
detail oriented, familiar with
all Microsoft office applica-
tions, and possess good
communication and. organi-
zational skills. Applicants
must have a valid driver's
license and proof of valid
insurance.
The Sun offers a competi-
tive compensation pack-
age, including salary plus
incentive, a comprehensive
benefit package, and plenty
of opportunity for advance-
ment. Drug free workplace.
Pre-employment drug test-
ing required. EOE.
To apply, please submit
resume to:
ENGLEWOOD SUN
Attn: Jeff Davis,
167 W. Dearborn St,
Englewood FI 34223
941-681-3000 ext 211
or e-mail to
jldavis@mail.sun-
herald.com.


2070 SALES

20 yr old Patio business seek-
ing exp'd full-time salesper-
son. Hrly+Comm. New store
local: Pt Charlotte area.
Please fax resume to Marilyne
@ 239-334-3790.
A CAREER IN REAL
ESTATE? Go to
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Agents REALTY
EXTRAORDINAIRE SEEKING
AGENTS. Exp'd/New!
No extra fees/Will train
Call Estelle (941)223-4008

Classified = Sales


2070 SALES 2070 SALES 2070 SALES


AUTO SALES
HERE WE
GROW AGAIN!!

Start the New
Year Off With A
New Career!!

Gharlotte CouJrty's
#1 Volume Used
Car Dealer Seel-s
3 or 4 Sales Women or
Men to stafl their newest
location in Charlotte
Harbor Offering the clean-
est ike New" cars &
trucks in Charlotte Counrty'
No experience: req'd.
Complete training pro
gram! Guaranteed salary
+ commission!
941-639-1601
GENE GORMAN'S
AUTO SALES
3305 S. Tamiami Trail
Punta Gorda, FL



Dollar Saver needs FT Adver-
tising sales reps for expan-
sion. Protected territory,
salary + comm & more. No
exp. necessary. Call John
Chilcote 941-627-5793
FLOOR COVERING SALES
PERSON. Must have experi-
ence. Salary plus commission
& benefits. $1,000 sign on
bonus. Apply in person: Show-
case floors 1264 Market Cir-
cle, Unit #2, Murdock (941)-
743-3159


AVALTAKR

GROUND FLOOR Residual
Opportunity. Agents needed.
Fastest Growing National Brand
Jim (941-544-1705


Management/
Sales Consultants
L A Weight Loss, the fastest
growing company in the indus-
try, is looking for. energetic,
motivated, caring individuals.
Qualified managerial candi-
dates must have a strong
background in the sales/ser-
vice industry. 'Must possess
the. leadership qualities to
motivate and train a highly
professional staff. Strong
communications skills and
sales/service exp. a must.
Sales counselor applicants will
be highly motivated, dynamic,
revenue driven and empathet-
ic. Strong sales/service exp.
a must. FT/PT. Excellent com-
pensation incl. paid training,
Salary, PLUS commission,
PLUS bonuses and benefits. If
interested, please fax resume
to 239- 772-9452 or email to
lawlwendy@yahoo.com.
REAL ESTATE LICENSE
Full tuition riembursementl
Century 21 C&L Real Estate
(Community & Leadership)
Full scheduled training/support
Liberal Commission Split
Days (941) 485-9222
Eves (941) 497-0620
Real Estate .Internship.
Learn while you get paid.
Weekends mandatory. Berson
Realty Group. Stacey Wood
941-639-3200 Ext. 201

REAL ESTATE
OPPORTUNITY
Statewide Real Estate firm
has an immediate opening
for a SALES DIRECTOR /
MANAGER in our Port
Charlotte office. Please
fax resume to:
941-625-5959
All inquires are
confidential.
Results rewarded in Software
Sales. Must cold call. Email
jobs@scheduleview.com with
your sales skills, ability to cold
call & accomplishments.
Advertise Today!


NEWSPAPER
ADVERTISING
SALES MANAGER
Come work at the Char-
lotte Sun, American's
Best Community Daily
newspaper. This is an
outstanding opportunity
to join a company where
you make the difference.
We are looking for an
experienced sales
manager with a positive,
energetic, can-do
approach to join our
adverting team. We are
looking for a highly
motivated individual who
thrives on the sales
challenges and enjoys
working in a positive
team environment.

Responsibilities include
managing a sales team
to service existing
clients, marketing of new
prospects, face-to-face
sales, closing contracts,
identifying client needs,
and cold calling. Quali-
fied candidate will have
the drive to meet and
exceed sales targets,
exceptional sales presen-
tation skills, and excel-
lent verbal and written
communication skills.
Join us as we set the
industry standard for pro-
fessionalism and quality!
We offer:
Competitive salary plus
commission
Vacation
Health Insurance
Sick and Short Term
Disability
*401(k) with company
match
Training
Stable company that is
very community mind-
ed and involved
Please send your resume
to:
Charlotte Sun
Advertising Manager,
Debbie Dunn-Rankin
23170 Harbor View Road
Port Charlotte, FL 33980
Fax to: 941-629-4499
Email:
Debbie@sun-herald.com



SALES HELP, FULL TIME.
Apply in person Jackson
Lighting, 2672 Tamiami
Trail, PC(941)-625-0044
Salesperson wanted for Har-
bor Style Magazine. Great
money potential! Ad Sales for
a premier lifestyle publication.
Call 205-2410


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Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2005, Real Estate Classified


SALES PEOPLE WELCOME
.Steve Westphal's Auto Show-
ncase is looking for highly moti-
:vated people for sales posi-
itions.
.We offer:
,*Unlimited Earning Potential
"*Over 400 vehicle inventory
!9401K & Full benefits
*Heavy advertising support
*Aggressive bonus plan
(*Supportive Management
| team.
1Come work for a proven
leader in automotive sales.
-NO Experience Necessary..
iWilling to train. Contact Randy
'or Derek (941) 637-0587

1 Training, Support, Leads
' No Fees, Great Splits
r New Licensees Encouraged
Realty Concepts 743-8255

2090 CHILD/ADULT
CARE NEEDED

i LIVE IN CARE GIVER"
'For 2 men with developmental
,disabilities. Beautiful Cape
rCoral home, loving caring indi-
vidual needed. Long term
commitment. Call Community
Homes & Hearts. 239-770-
5668,
P/T Position for child care in


exchange for apartment. Seri-
fous inquires only. Must have
'references. (941)-484-8515
or joan@moapilot.com

2100 GENERAL

Accepting applications
for the DeSoto Sun's
Neighborhood Sales
Representative Team,
Flexible scheduling* You
bet' Do you have two to
ten hours per week to
meet neighbors and
friends within, our com-
munity and sell Americas
Best Community; Daily
Newspaper. This can be
very rewarding for the
applicant who wants to
earn very good pay
along with added sales
incentives. We offer paid
I training and incorporate
Role playing' learning
guides as part of our in
house seminars. This will
be an exciting opportuni-
ty for everyone involved.,
Please call Joe Gallimore
at 863-494-2434 or'
email him at jgal-
limore@sun-herald.com
to schedule an interview.
Drug Free
Workplace. EOE


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INCOME -NEEDED?
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ARE YOU AVAILABLE
S2:.00-'5:30AM 7 days
Super week?

EARLY MORNING
DELIVERY FOR THE
ENGLEWOOD SUN'

EARN S800- S1500 PER
MO. NO COLLECTIONS!!

Opportunities row availatle
for contracted route deliv-
ean. .

". Mus'have a reliable -jehi-
cle,- valid Florida driver'
license & Social Securrt,
card.

Call Jeff in the '
Circulation Dept.
941-681-3000 ext 211


APT. FREE' For maintenance,
,small Bayfront Resort in
Englewood. Single or couple.
www.leyside.com 475-7751


SUN E
NEWSPAPEaS
Charlonel WDSlo* Engmlew N Vi.h Po0 hicc

Are you sick of sitting
home night after night
watching the same old
re-runs? Then come join
our team at the Charlotte
Sun where you
can get together with
great friendly people of
all ages, you
are all welcome here.
The Charlotte Sun is
one of the fastest
growing newspapers in
the country and we are
taking applications for
the following positions.

Part time Press
Stacker
Shift hours 5:00 PM to
12:00 Am
Requirements are 5 nights
per week
Must be able to lift at
least 25 lbs.

If this sounds like your
kind of job please come
in and fill out an
application between 8:30
am to 4:30 pm, Monday
thru Friday OR 8:30 PM
to 10:00 PM.


The Charlotte Sun
23170 Harborview Rd.
Charlotte Harbor
(Office is across from
Schoolhouse Square)
941 ( 206 1436 )

Attn: Computer Help Wanted
Earn $25-75/hour, PT/FT
Training Provided, Ind. Inc.
Opp. 888-680-6155
www.revenueworldwide.com


AUTO TECH/LUBE SPE-
CIALIST needed, 1 year auto-
motive experience preferred
but will train. Steady work,
Mon Sat. Good pay. Call Paul
941-743-2699.
Blue Jean Job
Seeking Sharp Go-getters
Able to Travel USA Who Enjoy
Working in a Rock & Roll Envi-
ronment. Demo chemical
products. Must be able to
start immediately. For Info
Kelly 1-800-201-3293 9a-6p.
BUTWELL STONE & SOIL
Is looking for FT Driver/
Laborer. Clean driving record,
positive attitude and good
customer skills. Apply in
- Person 611 Nesbit St. PG

CARPET CLEANING
STANLEY STEEMER

Full Time Employment
Paid Training
Guaranteed Hourly Rate
Bonuses and Overtime
$300.-$400/wk While
Training
$350:$650/wk After
Promotion
Free Credit Union
Health Insurance
Assistance
$300 Signing Bonus
After 90 Days .
We Supply All Equipment

Driving record, criminal
background check and
drug screening
performed.
Call 941-423-5380
for interview.

CAR WASH
FT/PT Flexible hours. Earn up
to $8.50/hr, no experience
necessary., Great environ-
ment. Apply Eager Beaver Car
Wash l';, | l4':.- :..'
Companions/Homemakers
Meals, light housekeeping,
transportation. Flexible hrs,
FT, PT & WEEKENDS
$8/hr ,I _1i. 1.9"1 ..-9 :,6

CIRCULATION
DISTRICT
MANAGER
The Er.Fgl o:. l Sun is,
seeking 'iua,ii, ,lJ appi,: ,rr
for a' full-time position,
responsible for sales and
customer 'service in an
a-: i ,gr ,'-3 d :r:,t ar. ,
I1, E l:.' ,tii.llr i- i i,' i jud] t'ut
ire: roil 1.ITmirI .l h r:, -.e
lI:,lh:,r.e .1",
.11 Contract adult carriers
I.:.[ r.:ule. : %,riin a :r. .ii-caie.3
J .:l.:r ari a
1I Fr, : ir, (.-f
:1 FruiT,.r ls rr. gr.:.udh i-f
"ir,-ujiaond distribution in
F-rigi,-.:od and the sur-
r.:,ii,-] ,-i, area.
1i .,rrian a high level of
,,., -r,:'r-r service by
or.,,-',ii, correcting any
*.-r. i: c. problems.
Tre :u':cessful candidate
.il te: sales motivated,
,j i.aii rentede, familiar with
.a [.1,,: r., soft office applica-
thio: and possess, good
ciTimuriication and organi-
'arii:r,na skills. Applicants
rr,,nj rha-e a valid driver's
IL:er- : nd proof of valid
ujrair,. C

Tri,- uji ,n.-r: :ompeti-
I ,: ':'Ti:..- : hi.n pack-
e.- ii-i eluding salary plus
,,-,:r,.-., a comprehensive
be-i i package, and plenty
,L .C'..:ortunity for advance-
mrniri [irg free workplace.
Fr"'siT.poyment drug test-
ii,, re.-ured. EOE.
T,: a, /, please submit

ENGLEWOOD SUN
Attn: Jeff Davis,
167 W. Dearborn St,
Englewood FI 34223
941-681-3000 ext. 211
or e-mail to
jldavis@mail.sun-
herald.com .'

COUNTER PERSON AFTER-
NOONS NO EXP. NEC. Mon.-
Fri. ,& some Sat. Apply within:
Venetian Cleaners, 439 S.
Tamiami Trail, Venice. ,
CUSTODIAN: FT, Custodial
duties, minor maintenance
tasks. Hiring Bonus. Apply in
person: 6025 Taylor Rd., Ste.
2, Punta Gorda or fax resume
to 941-575-7968.
DRIVERS POSITIONS avail-
able for Sarasota & Charlotte
Counties. Class B/CDL
required, along with current
DMV report. Benefits, major
medical, 401K, paid vacation.
& pension plan. Apply 3333
Acline Rd. Punta Gorda or 123
Jackson Rd., Venice. 4500
Linwood Rd, Placida, 1-941-
626-9700 Mon Fri. 8- 4pm.
DANCERS TOPLESS
WANTED
$300 a shift
941-457-7077
DELIVERY DRIVER
Englewood has an immediate
opening. Class B CDL with
air brakes. Contact Debbie
for more information at
484-9721 or apply in person
at 6520 Industrial Ln.
Englewood Drugfree Workplace
Delivery Drivers needed. CDL
NOT REQUIRED. Good driving


record a most. Apply in per-
son 101 W. Palmetto st. Suite
B, Arcadia
DELIVERY/WAREHOUSE
Dependable, eager, honest
Earn competitive wages to
start with group health ins,
paid vac, weekends off.
Apply at
STEPHEN'S FURNITURE
4427 S. Tamiami.Tr.
Venice 493-0087


DETAILER needed. Min. 3 yrs
esp. Full time. Good income.
Call (941)-764-6808.
DETAILER WANTED
Auto detailer needed no expe-
rience necessary for busy
multi-store dealership. Full-
time with complete benefits
including health, Dental and
401k. Apply in Person at:
Steve Westphal's Auto Show-
case, 2018 Tamiami Trail,
Punta Gorda, FL Call Randy or
Derek at (941) 637-0587
DIETARY AIDE FT & Dish-
washer PT, Experienced,
for busy retirement home.
Apply at: Sandhill Gardens
24949 Sandhill Blvd. Deep
Creek or call (941)-764-6577
DRIVER take people to appts.
25+. Gd. driving record.
$7/hr. to start. Night driver
also needed. 941-475-8294
Driver Bulk Cement Tanker.
Must have CDL Class A, clean
MVR, driving' experience Call
Kit Thrall 4i 4 :6 .7i: or
941-815-2298
DRIVER.
Leading HVAC wholesaler
seeks positive individual to
j.:,,,, .ur ..,,-,r,rivg 3rm Excel-
lent 401k, insurance & bonus
program. Start Immediately,
Call Jeff 941426-9791
North Port Location DFWP
Driver wanted. #1 Pay
for the :' tu e'-L .
CDL Class B license.
Call (941)-207-4378
DRIVER/DELIVERY WARE-
HOUSE person needed. Must
have valid drivers license.
Apply in person to: Badcock
Furniture & More 1048 South
Tamiami Trail, P.G.
DRIVER/PARKING LOT
Sweeper. In Ft. Myers.. Must
have clean license. 3rd shift,
hours. PT/FT. Good starting
pay. 941-764-9898
DRIVERS, for r.n eimrgere,-
iTe ,ji.:1 tr.ar,',:.ri, F/T or P/T,
25+ yrs. old.. Clean Florida
MVR. For interview call (941)
6-_,j-.5'.14. M,:,r, Fri
EARN S3200 MONTH
PROCESS HUD REFUNDS
HUD-INFO-HOTLINE
941-556-1300

Floor Person
Il -,'died at local nursing
rhoTe l.oor care experience
Pr ilerrr-.l Daylight shifts,
Excellent Pay.& Benefits
APPLY IN PERSON:
Heritage Health Care Ctr.
1026 Albee Farm Rd.
Venice (941)-484-0425
FRONT DESK, PT, Nights 4-
9. No exp necessary. Must
have professional appear-
ance. Apply in person at
Island Breeze lnn, 346 S.
Tamiami Tr. btw Noon-4.
GENERAL LABOR
$$$ CASH TODAY-$$$
Drivers Pi.d E.irj
Call for Pici iu.p ':uie
LABOR FINDERS
627-4041
Temp. to Perm. Avail.
No Fees 0 EOE DFWP
GOLF COURSE
EQUIPMENT TECHNICIAN
Brand NEW equipment. Pt
Charlotte area. F/T. Vacation
and benefits. EDE DFWP. Con-
tact Jeremy 239-872-0606.

GOOD PEOPLE
WANTED
FT, Caring, dependable
individuals wanted for car-
ing for elderly- Night/Day
Position. Will train, House-
keeping also available.
(941)-575-9390, 2295
Shreve Street, P.G. ,

GRANITE POLISHER
Experienced or Semi Expe-
riencd. Apply at American
Marble, 18440 Paulson Dr.,
Murdock. Or Call Mike
941-628-2529

GREENHOUSE/WAREHOUSE
LABOR: needed some heavy
lifting required, bi-lingual a
plus. Apply in person- Sun
Bulb Co., 1615 SW Hwy 17,
Arcadia, Fl M-F 8-4 or call
863/494-4022 for more info.
HELP WANTED ON FISH FARM
outside labor, housing &
salary 863-494-4149
between 6pm & 7pm ONLY!
HOUSEKEEPERS
wanted for Full-Time and Part-
Time positions, all shifts.
Starting wages range
between $7.00 $8.00 / hr.
Pleas call (941) 637-2592.

Housekkeepers
Are needed at local nursing
homes. Daylight shifts, Exe-
cellent Pay & Benefits
APPLY IN PERSON:
Heritage Health Care Ctr.
1026 Albee Farm Rd.
Venice (941)-484-0425



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HOWARD'S
POOL WORLD


(941)-625-6007


Inside Sales Professional
needed for Floor Care store.
Excellent people skills need-
ed. Sales experience helpful
but not necessary. Salary +
commission. Start pay approx
$20K. Send resume to:
deanlindhaus@earthlink.net
or Vacuum Cleaner Clinic,
312 W. Marion Ave. Punta FL
33950

LANDSCAPERS NEEDED
Full time w/ excellent
benefits & competitive
salary. Experience helpful
but not necessary.
Call 941-697-8663
Ask for Annette

Landscape Maintenance
$250 Sign-on Bonus
Experience preferred
Competitive pay w/ benefits
Call Boca Bay at 941-9640170

LOOKING FOR
ADDITIONAL
INCOME? ? ?
Applications for
Contracted Newspaper
Carriers
Now being considered
'for the
PORT CHARLOTTE/
PUNTA GORDA AREA!
(Current areas available
are Jones Loop, Midway
and El Jobean)
Some of the benefits of
working for yourself
include;
Early morning hours that
don't interfere w/ daytime
activities.
$150. to $300. Approx.
income per week
Monthly Good Service
Bonus + Ilew ,:-i,jmerrr
"E'w.'rd,.
NO COLLECTIONS!
Our contractor routes are
great for anyone looking
for part-time income from
a 2nd job, retirees, college
students, and Mom's wanti-
ng to stay home with the
kids.during the day!

CHECK OUT OUR
OPPORTUNITY AND
COME GROW WITH US!
Apply to:
Tim or Jeff
rh rl.:,ne :u;,u ,'
23170 Harborview Rd
Port Charlotte .
941- 206-1310
&
941- 206-1309;
Must be O.eur I y,.eari or
age, have insured vehicle,
social security # & valid
driver li,:er-..

i 1EL IBE I EF .E I :E -,: ';I T
for 'non-profit org. P/T in
Venice. Good rommun 'com.
ruier :.illI'. Fa Dire.:l o 3li .;.l-r-.-i. .l 14

Merry Maids
The leader in the house
Cleaning Industry is Seeking!
Professional Full
Time Cleaners
Monday thru Friday
8:00 -5:00
Must have
Valid FDL & Insurance
$10.00 hr. training,
weekly paychecks

Apply in person: M-F
10:00 ,- 4:00pm
or call 941-255-5656
18350.Paulson Dr. A-1
Pt. Charlotte, FL'
Behind Sun Fleamarket
EOE/Drug/Background
Checks
P. C. FUN JOB! Magical
Players Video Arcade.
Min. wage + TIPS! No exp.
preferred. Open 24hrs.
F/T, P/T. (941)-764-1898
Pest Control -& Termite
Tech Positions available. Join
the County's best-qualified
Pest control Co. Apply in per-
son 153 Progress Cir, Venice.
941-488-2766 for directions.

PEST CONTROL
SPRAY TECHS: Lawn & Orna-
mental experience*needed for
Ft. Myers Punta Gorda area.
Apply Greenscapes (239)-643-
4471

Picerne Mgmt. Corp. is
currently accepting applica-
tions for several positions
available at Hampton
Point Apartments. Come
join our winning team!
Please fax resume to:
(941) 979-1003
or apply in person:
2511 Luther Road
Port Charlotte, FL 33983
DFWP/EOE

PINEMOOR GOLF CLUB
now hiring Golf Course
Laborer & PT Mechanic.
No exp. necessary. Call
between 5:30am & 2pm
(941)-662-0072
SWIMMING POOL Brick & Tile
Setters. 40-50 hrs/wk, willing
to train. Paid weekly. FL dri-
ver's lic. a plus. (941-232-3690
Private Golf Glub looking fo.r
FT Outside Operations posi-
tion. Must be able to work all
shifts including weekends &
holidays. Call 941-697-9100
Ready mix company looking
for plant operator for Char
lotte and Sarasota counties.


Salary based on experienced
good benefits include 401 k
vacation, family health plan.
call 239-770-4474.
RESIDENT PROPERTY MAN-
AGER for upscale 12 unit 55+
community in Rotonda. appr.
9 hrs/wk 941-698-9991


ROOF COMPONENT MFG


Now hiring
Saw Dept. & Table Dept.
*Overtime
*Paid holiday & vacation
*Benefits
*Quick Advancement
Apply at 5300 Unwood Rd.
Rotonda. (941-698-0800
RV Wash & detail person
SFull or part time
FLEXIBLE HOURS
(941)-639-6000
RV Technician/ Handyman
Good hours, good work
environment.
(941)-639-6000






hSHUNa


Seeking a page
layout designer
for the copy desk.

Knowledge of Quark a must.


This is a full time
evening position with
weekends required

E-mail resume to
Jim Merchant at:
jmerch1nt@sun-heraid.com
or call 941-206-1117

Drug free workplace


SERVICE REP
Lincare leading national
respiratory company
seeks caring ir...:

,o,, t n,. h 0 rjiii .li jr ,i Tr, 1)

rneedi-: Warm iiper,-,:,n h
IeiS., .age 21+, who can lift
up to 120 Ibs. should
appI. CDL w/DOT a plus
,:r .:.bi,,.,l Growth
':c..:,rlurnir,;. 1re excel-
l-rt urug irEg iv.rkplace.
EOE. Competitive salary &
benefits prr. .rj.. Fax
re ume to 194 11 6-. 7 55'.55
or c: ll1 ri411 ,- :, "

SEWING HELP, P/T, F/T,
Venice Drapery & Valance
Workroom. Will rr rin :.rni.:.u .
rnuliris only. '1 1 iJ- I',

! SHOP HELP No experi-
ence Apol, at Arn ri;.:anr
'13jrt .:l 1-44-i0 Fjul:.-,n Ur
M ur..:..:-, or .:311.all M il 4 IJ
628-2529..

Swimming Pool Con-
struction: Long term,
career minded, quality
conscious individuals
only need to apply. Expe-
rienced or will train the
right person.
i LAYOUT,. DIG, STEEL
*DECK CREW
* BRICK & TILE
*PUNCHOUT
Clean FL Drivers License
required & DFWP. Apply
in person @ Nautilus
Pools, Inc. 18380 Paul-
son Drive, Port Charlotte
or call 941-624-5744.

Warehouse & Delivery.
Must have good driving
record. Full time.
627-4039
WAREHOUSE ASSISTANT
Areas largest carpet outlet
seeking energetic individual
with forklift operation, receiving
& heavy lifting. Benefits. Call
Don at (941) 628-2866or fax
resume to: (941)426-5232
WAREHOUSE
Leading HVAC wholesaler
seeks positive individual to
join our winning team. Excel-
lent 401k, insurance & bonus
program. Start Immediately,
.Call Jeff 941-426-9791
North Port Location DFWP
WATERPROOF CHARTS INC.
Shipping Clerk needed Mon-
Thurs. Strong computer skills,
team player a must. Knowl-
edge of geography helpful.
Call Rob 9AM- 4PM 639-7626


$ WEEKLY PAY $
1 position available -

Immediate opening
for contracted
Newspaper Carrier.

Must be available
1:30-6:00 am, 7 days/wk;,
have valid Driver's License,
Social Security Card
& proof of insurance

Call Jeff Davis
941-681-3000 x211
Englewood Sun


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ADDITIONAL
INCOME NEEDED?
.- :. .
-. ARE YOU AVAILABLE
2:00- 5:30AM 7 days -
: per week?

EARLY MORNING
-DELIVERY FOR THE
,;ENGLEWOOD -SUN

EARN S800- $1500 PER
MO. NO.COLLECTIONS!!

mObprtunities nowavailab.le
,-:for conifracted route deliv-
ery.

Mbist hae a reliable ehi
cle valid Florinda drivers'
license & social Security
S.. card- .

Call Jeff in the
Circulation Dept.
941-681-3000 ext 211,






PART-TIME
20-30 HRS. PER WEEK

The Venice Gondolier Sun
is' looking for a self-
starter able to perform
routine maintenance and
custodial duties in our
office and production
buildings.
Apply in person at:


v Gondolier Sun'

200 E. Venice Av.
Venice Florida
Ann. Production Manager
Drug-Free Workplace

HOME DELIVERY
CARRIER
Needed for The Venice
Gondolier Sun
Newspaper

3 NIGHTS A WEEK
AREAS AVAILABLE
SOUTH VENICE &
VENICE ISLAND


Applications will be
accepted at the offices
of the
Venice Gondolier Sun,
200 E Venice Ave.
Venice. Florida

TYPESETTER
WANTED

Charlotte Sun is looking
-'*,, 3 e*i ."n e .r,- /. p,.:e-l.
ler a t.u .-i r ,i.a '; t,:.r .j l ,
.publication.
E-Mail:.
Stoner@sun-herald.com
or fill out application at:
23170 Harborview Rd.,
Charlotte Harbor 33980

PARTY ATMOSPHERE
Enjoy working With
children of all ages?
Work Weekends.
FRI SUN 9-4
SUN FLEA MARKET
941-255-3532

PT Sales Clerk for
Pharmacy. Computer
experience necessary.
Call (941)468-4475





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hour work
weeks?
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paid every two
weeks?
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grow with America's
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earn Full Time Pay with
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your own Sun Herald News-
paper route.

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and EARN between $200-
$300 every week, working
only 2-3 hours a day.

All you need is a valid dri-
ver's license and a reliable
and insured vehicle to enjoy
the peacefulness of deliver-
ing between 2:00 5:00
a.m. each morning. No col
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to make an additional
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For more information,
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VENDORS

WANTED
Gulf Coast Florida
At Play Expo,
Charlotte County
Fairgrounds,
Jan. 21st & 22nd.
For more info call
941-627-7573

3015 HAPPY ADS


0

PLACE YOUR
HAPPY AD FOR
ONLY $5.25
3 LINES 1 DAY
ADD A PHOTO
FOR AN ADDI-
TONAL SMALL
CHARGE.
941-206-1200
Pt. Charlotte
or
941-207-1200
Venice/N.Port
Englewood



3020 PERSONALS

A RELAXATION STATION
STRESS RELEASE
WELCOME BACK
SNOW BIRDS!
1225 US 41 unit B3
N of 776 Char. Trade Ctr.
941-625-0141 Hiring,
Apply in person!


3020 PERSONALS


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2110 PARTTIME/
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WATFRPROOF CHARTS INC.
-:ri-prin-g Clerk needed Mon-
Th ur: iLrong computer skills,
teamr player a must. Knowl-
ed-e ,: geography helpful.
:an R.L,,. 9AM 4PM 639-7626


2115 HOME BASED/
BUSINESS

S1000 a Day From Home
A-. *".,s-Will Train-No Sell-No
Mrijgr.)t MLM-Watch Movie
,w ,.iamsuccess.info

2120 POSITION/
JOB WANTED

w-AIiTEC JOB in Venice 0rea
rn.:e-.: ir requires. Presently

iTi 3,.,ni -r t. i al .' T.' jil .a1
-..,,r thstory. 30 yrs. in
v .:_ 39 yrs old solid in
r, ,.ay-20 yrs of refer-
ence. Phone (941)-485-8520


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NOTICES


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SUN



PUNTA GORDA
OFFICE

NOW OPEN FOR ALL
CUSTOMER SERVICE
BUSINESS

331 SULLIVAN ST
(Green 2-story
house, ground fl,
Corner of West
Virginia Ave. and
Sullivan St.)

BUSINESS HOURS

Monday Friday

7 a.m. 1 p.m.
2 p.m. 4 p.m.

(941) 205-1000


STOLEN

1998 Volvo L90C
Loader
Vin# L90CV62631

Stolen pay Loader on 12 -
18 2005 From Murdock
Carrosel Shopping Cen-
ter, Port Charlotte

There is a reward for
information leading to the
recovery of this machine.

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813-918-7658 Cross Env-
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Entertainment- Always hiring.
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for single senior man. for
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vicinity Burger King, Jones
Loop Rd. P.G., on Wed.
12/21. $100 REWARD. 941-
623-0605 leave msg.
F :,i[ 1:, ,: T Pil :.'& WHITE,
white boots, black nose,
found on Wed. even. in Engle1
wood near San Casa in Palm
Lat Etare: 3 Ji 6" ,:,-,:,:-_
,or c:Ell l 'l !-,1 "_ 1 .- :
FOUND certified card for the
U.S. Navy, dated srvc 1944-
1946, James Van Bramer Jr.
off of Biscayne in North Port.

Lost Diamond Bracelet, on
Sunday the 19th. REWARD!!!
Sentimental- Value...Call 941-
613-1959 or 941'-76,3-1076
LOST Diamond Bracelet, sen-
timental value. REWARD.
(941)-624-4145, 875-5679
LOST WALLET, Wed. 12/21,
Vicinity of Sun Trust Bank on
Marion Ave. Punta Gorda.
REWARD. Call 941-639-4652,
LOST DOG: White Rat Terrier,
black spots, 18 lbs. Vicinity of
O'Hara Answers-to Nike. 941-
S740-0706 or 941-740-0466.
LOST: German Shepherd, 6
mos. female, "Layla" near
Washington Loop Rd., 12/25.
REWARD. (941)-505-1250
LOST: REWARD 'Silver' bangle
surrounded by multi-colored
stones, vicinity Heritage Bap-
tist Church during Miami Ave
Festival on Sunday 12/18.
(941)-416-3829


4000








FINANCIAL


4050 INVESTMENT
OPPORTUNITIES

INVESTOR wanted
Minimum outlay, Max return,
Short Term! 941-270-0534 or
941-270-0803

4080 LOANS/
MORTGAGES

PRIVATE MONEY
Real Estate Only
625-7001 or 941-475-7755
World Trust Lending
Rates Low Qualify with 500
Credit Score Any Where in
Florida Call Nicole Wiley
S941-286-7789
800-833-7806 or e-mail to
nicole@worldtrustlending.com

ARE YOU ONLINE?
INCREASE YOUR
EXPOSURE!
Add your internet
address
to your ad for a little
extra!


Bernices Cleaning Service:
Homes, Condos. Also
Windows! Reasonable prices,
941-743-3803 Lic./Ins.
LUBA MAID Homes-Condos-
Move ins/Outs: Daily, Wkly,
Onetime, Seasonal Christian
Family operated 941-223-1554

5080 EXCAVATING/
BUSH HOG,

BOSMAN LAND DEVELOPMENT
LOT CLEARING & ACREAGE,
PONDS. HOME & MOBILE
HOME DEMOLITION CLEAR,
FILL & GRADE. LIC. &
INSURED. 941-426-8234
DAN'S TRACTOR SERVICE
Comm .. P;..j-,,a-i Lot Clear-
ing, -re. ferrn-.:,.3, Fill, Grade.
Free Est. Dan (941) 468-4163
HENDRICKSON INC.
Demolition, Hauling, C(l.rirng
& Fill. 4 Generations in P.G.,
Dump Truck,. Back Hoe ;&
Grade Tractor. 941-625-3365
or 941-626-7877 Lic./Ins:

Hem Builders
Lot Clearing, Eco Mulching,
Complete Site Prep,
Tree & Stump Removal.
(941)-743-6955
Lic./lns.

Pete Roots ,Eu:ri .-,: m : .'ri.-e
Bushhogging, Mowing, Post
Holes, Charlotte, DeSoto & Sara-
sota Lic/ns. (941)7164814'
LITTLE JOHN'S
Bush Hog Mowing.
',,-, En,,I I1 I P :,, 4 ...6 ._"
THE BRUSH CUTTER
Eui hlrl'., ||.:.. ',|I h( ghi
7gr, n,,'.g ., r, ar.--: .-- .at.ble r.a|i' 1
(941)475-2188

5083 FLOORING

Ceramic Laminate -Vinyl
Stein Installations, Est. 19-
Lic AAA0010515 Locally
Owned. 941-661,9793
Ceramic Tile & Wood
Installation, 5 yrs. exp. Free
Estimates. Reasonable Rates.
Eugene (9-1ll-:'" ',',,' '
Set-Rite Tile & Design Inc.
"MOBILE SHOWROOM"
Remnodeling,0Owner-Installer
Lic/Ins 941-475-TILE (8453)

5100 HOME & COMM.
IMPROVE.

An Occupational License may
be required by the City and/or
County. Please call the appro-
priate occupational licensing
bureau to verify
CAGES, CAGES CAGES!!
Start in 3 weeks or less!!
TRI-COUNTY CUSTOM
BUILDERS INC,
CRC053160 Locally owned,
over 20 years of experience of
screen enclosures.
Call 941-423-3399 Lv msg.
or 628-9075 cell
CONCRETE 0
High Quality Low Price
Driveway, sidewalks, patios
LICENSED & INSURED
Free Estimates


CONCRETE
Driveways, Sidewalks,
& Room Additions
Michael Hodge
941-743-4364
Drywall, hang & finish. Demoli-
tion. Finish Carpentry & Fram-
ing. Roof Repair. Gabe 239-
775-1794, 239-465-6198
PRO. HOME IMPROVEMENT
Everything under the roof!
CBC1253461. Carports,
Windows, Soffit, Screen rooms
& enclosures. (941)504-8158

QUALITY DECKS
Decorative Concrete coat-
ings, Multi. colors & pat-
terns to choose from.
Polly pebble removal,
"Enhance the look of
your investment!"
Lic/lnsu.
941-716-4232
THE CARPENTER, cabinetry,
rotted wood, doors, windows,
counters, soffit, fascia.
#RR0067689. Phil 627-0657

Top Performance Co. Home
Improvements, Bathroom, Kitch,
Doors, Windows, Tile Work, Int &
Ext. Painting. (904)6080437


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Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2005, Real Estate Classified


5110 LAWN/GARDEN
& TREE

A JAMISON TREE SERVICE
Complete & Professional
Will Beat Any Estimate!
Free Est. 10% Senior
Disc., Lic. & Ins. 24 Hr.
475-6611 423-0020
Affordable Curbing &
Landscape... Starting at
$2.50 per foot, many styles
and colors to choose from.
Call for FREE ESTIMATES.
ADVANCED
CURBING CONCEPTS
941-223-0465 JOE

ALL PRO LAWN CARE
Now accepting new accts.
Nkmis, Ven. & Island. c. &
Ins. For exc. lawn care
call 488-4462

An Occupational License may
be required by the City and/or
County. Please call the appro-
priate occupational licensing
bureau to verify
C Frates Tree Service
Doing stump removal.
Call 625-4154.
Now accepting annual
contracts in Pt. Char-
lotte, Englewood
& Rotorida.
Royal Dolphin
(94 1)-661-5509
TREE STAKING
TREE TRIMMING
TREE & STUMP REMOVAL
941-637-8506
SOUTHWEST LAWN.
SERVICE

5115 LEGAL SERVICES

BANIRUPTCY
DIVORCE* Corporations
1 Signature Divorce
*Missing Spouse Divorce
1-888-705-7221

5130 MOVING/HAULING

GIANGRASSO MOVING
FLA. Mover Reg. No..
IM407 426-3095
ONE ITEM OR WHOLE
HOUSE

SKIP'S MOVING. 766-1740
Local & Long Dist. 1 item or
whole house. Fla. Movers
Reg. # IM1142 Lic. & Ins

5140 PAINTING/
WALLPAPERING

Bobs Home Care- Painting
inside/out. Pressure Washing
Honey do's. Ref's. & Lic.
941-496-9131 223-0941
HSM & JC Corp. Pressure.
Washing/Paint- In & Out,
Lic./Ins., Free Estimates.
941-627-0910
,1B PAIlNTiNG Int. E..t
Li.. 0 Inr tSenior Discounts.
Call Kir' at 941-485-7027 or
231-'38 7 i- 8 For Free Est
LARRY'S PAINTING &
WALLPAPER
"Northeast Workmanship &
Reasonable Prices. No Job
Too Small! (941)-228-6747

WALLPAPERING &
Painting
Interior & Exterior,
No Job too Big or Small
7 days/wk, Call for free
est. 28 yrs experience
in Venice Area. Jim 492-
3748

5180 PRESSURE
CLEANING

ALL AMERICAN
Pressure Cleaning Services
Licensed Insured
(941)-276-8588 Ask for Terry

5185 ROOFING

BRUCE HENGST ROOFING
REROOFS & REPAIRS
Lic & Ins. Lic# RC29027057
20 yrs exp. 941-484-9083
Cell 941-539-4144
CW's Quality Roofing Inc.
All Roofing & Repairs
Lic. #CCC1326175
(941) 423-2899 or 766-8676
ENGLEWOOD ROOFING
Re-roofs are our Specialty.
New Roofs & repairs
Call 474-5487 CCC1325679 |
HONEYWELL ROOFING INC
Quality roofing & repairs
at reasonable rates.
255-3674 Lic.#RCO067344


YARD
&


GARAGE

SALES


105 ARCADIA AREA

12/28/2005

135 PORT CHARLOTTE
AREA

D Moving! Must Sell!
1470 Proper St.
All Day 9:00 4:00

160 VENICE AREA

I J's Home Furnishings,
785 US Hwy 41 Bypass
in Gulf Coast Plaza 941-485-
2450. Huge End of year
garage/warehouse sale. Chil-
drens clothes, toys, X-Mas
decor, twin beds, bunk beds,
dining sets, patio sets, tons of
furn. at low prices!


5185 ROOFING

JAMES WEAVER ROOFING
Free Est. Re-roof, shingle,
new const. 30 yrs. exp.
426-8946 #CCC1325995
BETTER'S ROOFING. Serving
Charlotte Co. 18 years. State
certified. (941)-815-8633
Lic. #CCC1325663 & Ins.


6000







MERCHANDISE

MERCHANDISE

Garage Sales
105 Arcadia
110 Englewood
120 Lake Suzy
125 Nokomis
130 North Port
135 Pt. Charlotte
140 Punta Gorda
145 Rotonda
150 Sarasbta
155 South Venice
160 Venice

6015 Flea Market
6020 Auctions
6025 Arts & Crafts
6027 Dolls
6030 Household Goods
6040 TV/Stereo/Radio
6060 Computer Equip
6065 Clothing/Jewelry
6070 Antiques/
Collectibles
6075 Fruits/Veges
6090 Musical
6095 Medical
6100 Health/Beauty
6110 Trees & Plants
6120 Baby Items
6125 GC lf A: :: :.r
6128 1 r.:,:- F- rre
6130 Sporting Goods
6135 Bikes/Trikes
6138. Toys ,
6140 Photography/
Video
6145 Pool/Spa &
Supplies
6160 Lawn & Garden
6165 Storage Sheds
/Buildings
6170 Building Supplies
6180 Heavy Constr.
Equipment
6190 T,:..l.;.i.r -.Ix:r ,,,.-r;
6220 Office/Business
Equip & Sup.
6225 Rest. Supplies
6230 Pets & Livestock
6250 Appliances
6260 Miscellaneous
6270 Wanted to Buy/
Trade

6030 HOUSEHOLD
GOODS

3 Piece Wall Unit hold 36" TV


ble bed, chest of drawers,
dresser w/mirror, wood
veneer, $350. 941-408-1231
Bed trundle. Twin or make
nto King, $80
941-639-1932
-.- Therapedic Queen Mat-
Ire: and Boxspring. New (still
r Elastic). $199. Call anytime
'-, 1) 456-5555 or 575-8363.

E',., Therapedic King Mat-
rr.:3 and Boxsprings. New
:rnii in plastic). $299. Call any-
,--: (941) 456-5555 or 575-
8363.
BEDROOM 9-pc solid cherry,
Louis Phillipe style sleigh bed,
dbl. dresser, 2 night stands,
Chest, All American Dove Tail.
Still in box.
Cost $5500. Sell $1965
Can deliver. (941)-234-3352
BEDROOM SET ALL Cherry
qn sleighbed, night stand, dress-
er & mirror, TV/clothes armoire
& chest. New still in box. Retail
$6900; MUST SELL $2400.
(941)-737-7662
BEDS: Twin Canopy Beds,
Cherry, boxsprings & mat-
tresses, $700 (941)-473-
1348
China Cabinet, 85"Hx55'W, mint
cond., lighted w/glass shelves
$385, Twin glass curio cabinets,
75"Hx26"W mint cond.,
$200/ea. (941)4854473


6030 HOUSEHOLD 6030 HOUSEHOLD, 6125 GOLF
GOODS GOODS ACCESSORIES
COMPUTER ARMIORE- SOFA AND LOVE SEAT MENS LH clubs & bag, $100.
Red maple finish. NEW $400; MATCHING SET GOOD CON- (941)-639-1902
ASKING $200/OBO. EDITION, CREAM COLOR
(941)-488-7728 $200; COFFEE AND END 6128
TABLES SET $50; 29 GAL
Dining Room Set, glass, wood GLASS AQUARIUM WITH EXERCISE/FITNESS
& wrought iron, Pier I table STAND $20 CALL 624-2192
w/4 chrs + wicker antique Bowflex XTL $800.00
sofa, all the cushions match. Stereo cabinet style AM/FM $1700.00 machine.
$600/all (941-473-2238 radio w/turntable w/2 ext. 941-426-6679
DINING RM SET willow wicker speakers by Fisher $95.
w/4 chairs all steel reinforced, Sleepr Sofa, full sz $100.
glass top, must sell no room.' Reclining swivel rocker, blue BUYING & SELLING USED
$295. 941496-9252 $75. 941460-1536 Treadmills, Exercise bikes,
$295.DINING ROOM SET TABLE, glass top, 5' x 3'4 weight equip., Schwinn Force
PSarsos chai $47 P by Nautilus Bowflex for
15 piece, solid cherry, 4Parsnschars $475 PG $499.95. Play It Again
double pedestal, 8 chairs, (941) 575-9327. Sports. US41, Just South
hutch, server, cabinet. TABLE, Wood drop leaf w/2 of Midway. 941-255-1378
Cost $5800, SELL $2450 chairs $175. Light color WANTED: SCHWINN AIR DYNE
Never used, still in box. wood wall unit entertainment
Can deliver. (941)-234-3352 center w/lighting & glass 941-629-2295 OR 508-314-
doors on each side $300. 1511-
Dining Room set, pine, newly Wood table w/4 cushion
upholstered, good cond. chairs $150. 941-624-5098 6130 SPORTING
$150 941-740-2330 cORTING
1N5I 91t 74 mch0 TV CABINET- 41.5"wide, cher- GOODS
DINING Set all matching. ry w/2.7" SonyTV, large stor-
Neaut. fabrics. Glass/fossil
stone, wrougicht iron. Incl. 6' agefor components & tapes, Pool Table 4X8 Grandy, lin
stone, wrought iron Incl. doors fold away inside. Asking slate, needs new cloth $200
table, 6 chairs, 6 barstools, $650. (941)-423-3891 FIRM (863)-494-4743 U move
coffee & sofa tables. Lg. mir-
ror. Like new. $750/obo Sig Sauer 229, 40 cal, w/
941-828-3678 6040TV/STEREO/RADIO nightsights & extra clips. exc.
cond. $600. 941-81.5-1457
Dining set, dark wood, French Dish TV Receiver w/digital OT MACHINE-Retired
provinsial, 6 chairs, lighted recorder & 2nd receiver, new SLfrom casino. Refurbished with
china cabinet, leaf. $2500 in box. Both w/current smart from casino. Refurbished with
new. asking $999. card $60. 941-697-4165 warranty. (941)-234-3352
941-628-0227 Ingegrated Mitsubishi, 48" TV TAURUS MODEL PT911 4",
Dining table, large w/8 chairs, 2 yrs. old, $2,500 new, full 9MM SS/GOLD W/PEARL,
wood inlaid rtop, always high definition, $850, (941- N.I.B. Top of the line $500.
padded, !3 .:b (941)- 629-8633 941-764-6453
629-8633
Droc.Iiif rable r.il ..*-i, 6060 COMPUTER WATER .SKIIS;KIDDER HOT-
2, .r :.: :. EQUIPMENT LINE HL2000 $50 obo 941-
Tiered fan back shelf (Maple), 505-0622
$195. Maple Frame Mirror: 941-629-6337 Dave for
20x39, $50, End Table Maple Prompt professional in-house 6138 TOYS
$15, obo. 941-637-1927 Computer repair. Instruction
Entertainment Center, *large, & Upgrds. Days/Eves/Wknds X-Box, 360, new game sys-
rustic, authentic Mexican pine, Serving Char. Co. 7+ yrs. tem, wireless, w/bonus
fits up to 36" TV, beautiful remote, $550/obo 74-1. ?'I'.,
piece, $200 *SOLD* 6065 CLOTHING/
ENT. CENTER 49Wx44H JEWELRY 6145 POOL/SPA/
xl6D, holds 27" TV; glass & SUPPLIES
doors, like new $75/OB0 Blue Jeans, like new, name
941-586-1804 Venice brand, 0: 1'0 1 $3/each, HOT TUB: room for 3 or 4. In
ENTERTAINMENT CENTER Shoes, I IF '.-3, 'boots san- great :,nd-,i:r, $900. Call
51"Hxl9"Dx60"W. dais, etc. (9411-474-0782 941-639-1551.
Mahagony, good cond. $150 DIAMONDS 5.50 ct round MAIl.IFA iL1.1i- .h, OUTLET
S. (941429-7607 only $7,850; 3.01ct round ::'I.: HM E L'IPEL'.T & SAVE!
FUTON & 3.29ct rouhd,- only .' -: g" -r"i,.- i .:.;.m
ALLWOOD. $50 $3,250/ea; 2.10 ct round, :,,-:,In,,, 1 -l..:.'"4
.,-,,,0 --' only $2,250/ea. MUST
SELL. Private (941)-544- 6160 LAWN & GARDEN
FUTON- SOLID OAK, medium 5646
fini:,, mi.:,i:,r, Ir.Tm.' *.lr ....
fin, : i,' -r, r, I J .IJ ,' FREEZE CLOTH
-COST $525; 2 I. 6070 ANTIQUES 10 CENTS PER SQ FT

(941)-234-3352 COLLECTIBLES 941488-7291
Murray Tractor Mower, 30"
1 BUY ALWAYS BUYING CHINA cut $450 obo, Men's 26" bike,
FURNTURE OR Antiques, Paintings, Silver $35.obo (941)-493-5745
FURNrITURE OR New England Antiques
AfH YTif.a NOF VALUE .(941) 639 -9338 MURRY, 42", 17HP Twin, Auto,
r ,,At'rr. 550. Good
1 PIECE OR ENTIRE WANTED: Antique C ir Frt;. :o .t'.Ii 5 I 7900
ESTATE 941-485-4964- manuals, mags, lit. L.. pir :-,
ui:,1mnctiii '-41-408-9601 TORO 52", Model 119. Fully
JS HOME FURNISHINGS of serviced Ready to go! Asking
Venice -- New and Used Fur- ANTIQUES WANTED $695. ALSO PRESSURE
nishings now taking furniture Call Pete 475-6694 or WASHER, 6hp, needs pump.
on consignment! We pick up 429-1139 $35. (941)-740-5700.


DEALEP' SPACE p'r m,:,, no
o rrlrj,- .11 | ,I: ,-'I
Ye Olde Antique Shop,
Miami Ave (941)488-3205
(941)416-2589
CLASSIC COIN CO.
BUYING ALL COINS
2265 Tamiami Trail, P.C.
Call Andy (941)-629-1508
ANTIQUE SHOW 9am-?
New Year's Day at Maddy's
Antiques, 313 West Oak St.,
Arcadia. (8631494-2500
Record Albums, 60's-80's,
Rock, some Jazz & classical,
$1-$3 (941)441-6611 Nokomis

6075 FRUITS
VEGETABLES

CITRUS: NAVAL.ORANGES
& RED GRAPEFRUITS.
EVELYN 941-637-8061
iini '.rc.elruii, t Ir .1, Tanger-
ine; : i .1:,-: .'l.:,li. Gardens
671 Via Cala (9411473-8701

6090 MUSICAL

PIANO KIMBALL with matching
bench. recently tuned, ex
cond. $1200. 941493-7577
PIANO Wurlitzer console,
mint condition with match-
ing bench. $1250.
941-460-9403
Piano-Kimball Spinet, ex cond,
recently tuned, orig matching
bench $995. 941-460-1536

6095 MEDICAL

3-WHEELED SCOOTER, Lil
Rascal, heavy duty, 2 baskets,
like new. $1500 obo. 941-
623-0605 leave msg.
BRUNO LIFT for lifting scooter
into minivan. Orig $1,000,
Ask $495. (941)-4884579
PRIDE JAZZY power chair/
scooter. Used 1 month. Cost
$5600 sell $1450. (941)-
473-8558. Lift avail, also
VICTORY 2000 3 wheel scoot-
er, great cond. New batteries
w/ never used car lift, $1000.
(8631-244-1928
WHEELCHAIR, ELECTRIC
MINI JAZZY. $800
(941)-429-7607
WRANGLER 4-wh Scooter,
"Pride", new batteries, exc
cond. Orig $4500, ask $2250.
(941)-4884579

6110 TREES & PLANTS

STAGHORN FERNS
VARIOUS SIZES
AS LOW AS $50-$700.
941-416-3631

6125 GOLF
ACCESSORIES

A Christmas Special 2002 EZ
Go's $1695 + tax. Gulf Carts
of Port Charlotte. 4655 Tami-
ami Tr, PC. 625-7969


6165 STORAGE SHEDS/
BUILDINGS
*SHEDS NOW IN PT. CHAR!
NEW LOCATION!
2.5 MILES EAST OF THE 1-75
OVERPASS ON KINGS HWY.
PRICED TO SELL!
FAST DELIVERY!
(941)-629-9955 Office
(941)-626-0711
(941)-623-3742
M/C, Visa & Am. Express
Used 8x12 Storage Shed
$1: '. 11,-.2'8-1269

6170 BUILDING
SUPPLIES
DESIGNER LAMINATED
FLOORING Never used.
30% thicker. $.85 sq. ft.
Must sell. 239-3344839
INSULATED PANELS, IDEALfor
Sheds or Carport $3.00 ea
(863)-494-1021

6190 TOOLS/
MACHINERY

12" TABLE SAW with stand,
Ridgid, 2 months old, $500.
Please call 941-575-1965
GENERATOR, Coleman Power-
mate 5000. $450/obo.
**SOLD**
Graco 3900 Airless Sprayer
2005, 3 mo old, $2500 OBO
Call 941-626-3428
MATCO NASCAR EDITION
TOOL BOX
2 END BOXES, 6' LONG
$3995
941-416-3631
WELL DRILLER Drill your
own wells w/deep rock hydro-
drill, lots qf accessories,
$2,000 obo (941)-662-0528

6220 OFFICE/BUSINESS
EQUIR/SUPPLIES
HUNDREDS OF Pre-owned
desks, files, chairs, confer-
ence tables, partitions,
workstations. All at huge
savings. Office Outfitters
881 E. Venice Avenue
Venice 485-7015 or
1- (800)-330-9215

6230 PETS &
LIVESTOCK
GIVE A HOMELESS CAT
or KITTEN A SECOND
CHANCE! 492-6200
St.. Francis Animal Rescue
Adoptions to qual. homes.
2 Black Lab puppies, males,
Blockhead, $300 each. Ready
to go. 941-628-2742
2 Heavy Duty portable Hog
traps $300 for both (863)-
244-1949
AA Pets & Feed
NICE PUPPIES
(941) -743-3045


,lighted, plenty of storage and deliver in Sarasota/
$500. 613-1288 Charlotte Cty. New inventory
arriving daily. 785 US Hwy 41
A FURNITURE SHOPPE Bypass. 941-485-2450
1552 S. McCall Rd., Engl.
closed Dec 24th Jan 1st MATTRESS ALL Tempur
M-F 10-4. 941-473-1986 Authentic NASA VISCO
MEMORY FOAM NEW
A FURNITURE SHOPPE.. in plastic QUEEN, Full or
1552 S. McCall Rd., Engl. twin $275; Kg $500
Buying Quality Used Fum. with warranty, can deliver.
M-F 10-4. 941-473-1986 941-518-4787
APARTMENT FULL OF FURNI-
TURE, Couches, End Tables, MATTRESS BLOWOUT
Lamps, Plants, King & Twin All brand new QUEEN,
Size Bed, Kitchen Table. Full, Twin $110, KING
$300. for ALL! Will separate. $140, In plastic w/warr.
(941)-575-6482 Can deliver 941-518-4787
BED 0 ACHES MOVING SALE! Living rm/
All new Nasa Visco Memory dining rm furniture. Console
Foam. Full or QUEEN, & curved glass cabinet.
FULL OR TWIN $275 (941)475-5804
KING $475. New in plas-
tic with warranty Can -eed*T*Place-
deliver 941-518-4787

BED, 1 (2 pc) all New Enter your classified ad online
Qn Pillow top set $110 and pay with your credit card.
King $140. in plastic w/ It's fast, easy, and convenient.
warranty Can deliver Go to sun-herald.com/classi-.
941-518-4787 fieds. 0
Fast Convenient Easy
BED 1 2pc Absolute, all Sun-Herald.com/classifieds
NEW FULL size set. $80, (Visa or Mastercard)
TWIN SET, $80. still in STT Tv
plastic. w/warr. Can SUNJ__ ..
deliver. 941-518-4787

Bed, Electric, full size, -
perfect condition. $700, 'I- i
(941)-629-2525 OAK Secretary Desk,

BEDROOM SUITE- 1930's dou- 32". $200. Call after 6


pm, leave a message,
(941) 627-6994.



SUN


PUNTA GORDA
OFFICE

NOW OPEN FOR ALL
CUSTOMER SERVICE
BUSINESS

331 SULLIVAN ST
(Green 2-story
house, ground fl,
Corner of West
Virginia Ave. and
Sullivan St.)

BUSINESS HOURS

Monday Friday

7 a.m. 1 p.m.
2 p.m. 4 p.m.

(941) 205-1000

SEWING MACHINE
White serger, Super Lock
Model 534. Brand new cond.,
rarely used. All parts & manu-
al. $250 (941)-697-7711


Christmas Puppies For
Sale
Born 12-18-05 Rat Terriers
Tricolor 8-12lbs. 4 males & 3
females. 815436-2573
Daschund, Female 21 mo. old
red, loves .people, lady's lap
dog $300, *SOLD**
DOG TRAINING House-
breaking, Puppy problems,
Obedience. Jan. 3rd Next
class 922-2497 or 485-6672
FREE CHRISTMAS GIFiTS!
BIk/wht kitten and 7 month
old calico cat. GONE
GOLDEN RETRIEVER
PUPPIES, $750. 3. Males,
1 Female. Have all shots.
(941)-485-2419
Green Cheek Conure with
large iron cage on wheels,
$150, (941)-505-0267

HORSE OF
YOUR VERY
OWN

Ever dreamed of owning a
horse of your very own, let
us show you how. We now
have available registered
quarter horses and a Ten-
nessee walker. Our staff
will be able to help you
make a choice that is right
for you. Reasonably
priced for years 'of love
and enjoyment.

BWR Ft. Ogden:
Contact Dave
941-234-7660


Horse -
/ Pasture
Beautifully maintained
acreage off Hull Ave in Ft.
Ogden $250/mo. Per
Horse/ You .feed.
(Pricing available with
feeding upon request.)
ALSO: '
HAY FOR SALE
BWR Ft. Ogden:
Contact Dave
941-234-7660


HORSES FOR
SALE
We have a wide variety .:
horses available.
PAINTS, PALOMINOS,
REINING, CUTTING,
QUARTER &
TENNESSEE WALKER
AT REASONABLE -
,PRICES.
Let our experienced man-
ager and trainer put you in
the
saddle of the right one.
BWR Ft. Ogden:
Contact Dave
941-234-7660

Large Parrot cage,
40"x36" scalloped top,
Used 6mo)$300 obo.
941-204-5055
Needed: Adopters, Foster
Homes, Volunteers, Spon-
sors, Donations. Rescued
felines looking for a good
home.
Also Barn kitties avail-
able neutered/spayed,
rabies shots.
CAT DEPOT
Call for information
941-351-0824
PAPILLONS 10 WK Tiny
males, great markings. Very
affectionate lap babies!!!
$495 (941)429-9373
Parrot breeding pair, double
yellow head Amazon,
$400/ea., (941)-629-4954
PIT BULL PUPPIES, UKC reg,
show quality, ready now!
$400 (941)-628-5147
PITBULL PUPS brindle, red
nose mix, shots, health cert.
$200. avail. 12/30 255-1472
POODLES Toys 9 wks, Many
colors. Beautiful thick coats,
very social $425 $450
941-429-9412
SHIH TZU female, 8 wks,
$600. CKC & ACA registered.
To approved home. Parents
on premises. (941)-429-2225
SIBERIAN HUSKIES, black &
white, blue eyes, all papers
and shots, $500 each. (941)
639-5030 or (941) 628-1431
TOP DOG PETS
Quality Puppies for Xmas
Professional Grooming.
Call (941)-927-1119

6250 APPLIANCES

2ND HAND TREASURE
Stoves $95+ Refrig $125+
Washers $110+ Dryers $95+

A & A APPLIANCES
LIKE NEW!
Refrigerators $75, Washers
$75, Dryers, $75, Dishwash-
ers, $99, Stoves $75, Stack
laundry $199. Side-By-Side
Refrigerators starting at
$149. Delivery available.
100% Guaranteed
(941)-627-4104


SUN .


PUNTA GORDA
OFFICE

NOW OPEN FOR ALL
CUSTOMER SERVICE
BUSINESS

331 SULLIVAN ST
(Green 2-story
house, ground fl,
Corner of W. Vir-
ginia Ave. and Sul-
livan St.)

BUSINESS HOURS

Monday Friday

7 a.m. 1 p.m.
2 p.m. 4 p.m.

(941) 205-1000


7010 AUDI


6230 PETS &
LIVESTOCK

AKC REGISTERED SM
ADORABLE SHIH-TZU PUPS,
TRI COLORED, EX. DOGS
$600. 941-698-0940
AQUARIUM, 125 gal., with
cabinet and accessories.
$500 obo. Call 764-9294.
BIRD CAGE w/stand 16x20,
$60., dog crate, 18x24, $25.
bird play feeder, $20., all obo.
(941-627-3210
Chihuahua, AKC, 5 yrs. male,
fawn, black face 5 1/5 lbs.,
lap dog, $225, (9411-627-
0952


WANTED: 4-Drawer File at 574-320-3301
Cabinet. Oak, horizontal, in
good cond. (941)-764-
8896 after 6pm
26 Oak, padded Pews, 14
footers, nice condition. 863- 2003 BMW 330i 4 DR.
990-6131 or 863-494-6511 LOADED. $27,900
BE LIKE TOM CRUISE 1-800-259-4232
OB Ultrasound machine
$1000. Call 941-740-0484
BURN BARRELS
$8 EA
ARCADIA 863-990-3345 2004 -BMW X5 BLUE
WITH IVORY. LOW
CARTOP CARRIER by Car MILES. S37,800
Rite33x39xl8, good shape 1-800-25-4232
:;35. 941-460-9004 Englwd.
FIREWOOD FOR SALE
941-475-2619
941-228-6504 Jjj
941-815-2099 2004 BMW 745 SILVER
FREE FIREWOOD, oak, pine, U- WITH GREY.
Pick-Up Englewood area $53,980.
9412475-2121 1-800-259-4232
- FRESH SHRIMP *
Sold daily off shrimp boat 7030 CADILLAC
"Mystic" at Fishermen's Vil-
lage, P.G. (904) 753-0661. 1987 Fleetwood Brougham,
Hitong 3 wheel scooter $650. 78K original miles, super
Honda 1000 Generator $550. clean interior. Must see.
both like new 941-697-6211 $2,500. (941)-661-9405
NEW Eggcrate Foam 1996 SEDAN DEVILLE, Nor
1"x56x82. $5.00 sheet Star, Low miles. Must Sell!
(941)484-5535 $2700. obo (941)-623-5039
SINK, DOUBLE DEEP with 1998 DEVILLE, one owner,
Moen faucet. $125 71K, Tuxedo Top. Mint cond.
Call 941-505-0551 $43K NEW, NOW $8900.
WORKING LIGHTHOUSE, (941)-473-2802
hand crafted, stands 55" tall 2000 CATERA white, tan
$135. (941)-924-7795 leather, spoiler, 49,500 mi.
Perfect. $9295. 941-232-3131
627 0 EDTO 2002 CADILLAC ESCALADE,
BUY/TRADE $21,500. all power options,
moon roof. Red metallic. 138k
A COLLECTOR BUYING hwy mi., exc. cond. (941)-
Old Fishing Lures, Rods, 575-1525
Reels. Call 941-743-9114


6250 APPLIANCES

APPLIANCE WORLD Wash-
er or Dryer $95 & up
Ranges/Refrigerators
$100 & up
UP TO 1 YEAR WARRANTY

"SPECIAL" Washer/Dryer
$129 ea or $249 set,
Super Capacity
Delivered 766-0226
DRYER, $75. (9411)-2584276
FREEZER, small, 34" h x 21"
w x 23.5" deep, good for cou-
ple or sm family $50. .
941460-9004 Englewood
Frigidaire, 18.2cf, brand new,
11 mo. warranty remains,
white, $250 (941-485-0866
GE Double oven, white,
2001 like new. $300
941-505-9677
Refrigerater, bottom freezer,
22cb,ft, $500.Smooth top
range 30" $250. Dishwasher
delayed wash, quiet, $200. 1
yr. old. Like new! All kenmore
brand.SOLD
REFRIGERATOR/FREEZER
Haier Apt. Model BC-111,
white. Full width freezer.
20"x19"x34"H." Exc. cond.
$125. (941)484-4478
SEASONED FIREWOOD cus-
tom cut to size, $60, 1/2
cord, $110/1 cord. Delivered.
Stacks avail. 941- 875-5669
WASHER & DRYER
$100/PAIR
USED REFRIGERATORS
$50 & UP
941-416-3631
WASHER & DRYER,
1 YearWarr. $109. ea.
Delivered or $199./Pair
(941)-623-2353
Washer & Dryer Kenmore $100ea
eGE Range $100
*Bosch SS D/W $200
*GE Refridg.$125
(941)-492-6698

6260 MISCELLANEOUS


tires, brakes, good trans-
portation. $2500. obo. 941- 7070 FORD
627-6937


1999 CORVETTE COUPE,
dark blue w/tan interior, mint
cond., only 15,400 mi. ;oaded
w/heads up display, $33k.
(603)-765-2722 only in Florida
for 3 weeks
2000 Malibu, 4 door V6 3.1
Power windows/locks/mirrors
cold ac. 74k $5995 941-628-
4419 Auto check assured.




2003 Cavalier, Blue, 4dr
Sedan, Low miles.
Stop by & take a look.
Only $9,995!
Suncoast Auto PG
639-7300


GENE

GORMAN'S
2005 IMPALA, 1 OWNER
ESTATE SALE! ONLY 11K
MILES! AUTO. $15,500.
639-1601, Punta Gorda

I Classified Works!


1988 MUSTANG, 5.0, 5 spd.,
Flow/EDL/ Holley carb. Fr
end damage. runs good.
$1200/obo. (941)-255-5202,
1992 Crown Victoria, runs &
looks great, low miles, CD,
red, $1,800 (941)-661-9909
1994 Probe, faded body kit,
huge system. Must see!
$5,500 obo 941-743-5777


GENE

GORMAN'S
1999 ESCORT ZX2, AUTO,
4 CYL., SR, LOW MI.
EXTRA CLEAN! $5,400.
639-1601, Punta Gorda


GENE

GORMAN'S
2001 ESCORT ZX2, 5
SPD, 4 CYL., WARRANTY!
EXTRA CLEAN! $6,100.
639-1601, Punta Gorda
2003 CROWN VIC LX
25K MI, Leather, warranty,
all power. $12,900
(941)-468-7222


Paae 12


I PAY THE MOST!! I-ULL rvvr, Surr-
CHARGED, MUST SEE!
7000 s X2037 941-923-9500, DLR

2Q05 CADILLAC STS
- LOADED SHOWROOM.
534,900
1-800-259-4232 CHRYSLER PT CRUISER
3 TO CHOOSE FROM
7040 CHEVRiOLET STARTING AT S10,800
7040 CHEVROLET l 1-800-259-4232

TATI 1978 CORVETTE, 25th year
TRANlORTATION anniversary, 2 tone silver, oys-
ter int., 61K mi. T- tops, auto,
21' AQUASPORT CUDDY, AC, PW, PS, PB, PL, tilt & tele- i
200hp 1982 Johnson. Alu- scopic steering. Non Smoker. 2000 CHRYSLER 300M.
minum trailer. Very clean oldie Garaged, adult owned. LOADED. CLEAN.
but goodie. In water, will demo S9,900 neg. 941- 624-2138. S8995.
$2500. 941-697-4165 1991 CAPRICE CLASSIC, new 1-800-259-4232


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7010 AUDI






PUT A
PICTURE
OF YOUR
AUTOMOBILE
IN YOUR
CLASSIFIED AD

CALL FOR DETAILS!

Venice & North Port
Call 941-207-1200

Englewood Areas
Call 941-475-2200

Pt. Charlotte Areas
Call 941-206-1200
12/28/2005




2004 AUDI A4 CABRIO-
LET, LOADED. 14K
.MILES. $33,980.
1-800-259-4232

7020 BUICK

1997 SKYLARK Dark grn, V6,
auto, pw windows/locks, A/C,
54k mi. Looks & works great!
$3500 (941)-497-7512

7025 BMW





1995 BMW 3251C CONV
58K MI. WHITE. WHITE
FLAWLESS.
1-800-259-4232
1995 BMW 318i, 68K miles,
sunroof, .leather seats, 5-
speed, $6500 obo. Call Anna


7040 CHEVROLET




2005 CHEVROLET 1500
SILVERADO LT CREW
CAB. LOADED. 7K
MILES. $23,900.
1-800-259-4232

7050 CHRYSLER

1990 Chrysler TC Conv. 53K
orig. mi. Exc. cond. Always
garaged. Both tops very good
cond. $6,500. *SOLD!*




2000 Sebring
Cony, Auto, Custom
Wheels & Tires, A/C, To
much to list! Only $11,995
Suncoast Auto PG
'639-7300


GENE
GORAN'S
2001 CHRYSLER SEBRING
COUPE, LEATHER, AUTO,
V6, 33K MI. $11,900.
639-1601, Punta Gorda
2001 PT CRUISER, Limited
Edition. All the extras. Exc
cond. 60K miles. $8600.
(941)-497-3117



GORMAN'S
2001 .SEBRING LTD
CONV., LOW Mi., 1
OWNER. CLEAN! $15,300
639-1601, Punta Gorda


20 0


2002 PT Cruiser, Auto,
loaded. Like new. Drives
like new. A must to see!
Only $10,995!
Suncoast Auto PG
639-7300
2002 PT CRUISER, TOURING
EDITION, moon roof, ac, auto,
CD, 1-owner, like new, 33K,
$8900 (941)-493-5068




2004 CHRYSLER PT
CRUISER. OADED. 5K
MILES. $12,980.
1-800-259-4232
2004 CHRYSLER PACIFICA
LEATHER, NAVIGATION,
DVD, & SO MUCH MORE.
X1999 941-923-9400, DLR




2004 Sebring Convertible
Only 14K on this beauty!
Save Thousands over new.
MUST SEE!
Suncoast Auto PG
639-7300
2005 CHRYSLER PT
TOURING LOW MILES,
FULL POWER AND MUCH
MORE. X1928
941-922-0713, DLR
2005 CHRYSLER SEBRING
LTD LEATHER, ONLY 9883
MILES, CHROME WHEELS
AND MORE X2027
941-922-1521, DLR
2006 CHRYSLER TOURING
LEATHER, LOW MILES,
full power, and more.
X2036
941-922-0712, DLR
CHRYSLER CROSSFIRE
ROADSTER SRT-6 LEATHER
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Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2005, Real Estate Classified


7070 FORD




2001 Mustang GT
Convertable, Auto, A/C, A
must to see! Only $16,995
Suncoast Auto PG
639-7300
2003 FORD MUSTANG
CONV LEATHER, ONLY
13,339 MILES, AUTO, AND
MORE 941-923-9400, DLR
2004 MUSTANG GT, 40th
Anniversary. Flow masters,
under lights,' loaded, 11k,
detailed exterior, showroom
kept. $18,500 941-613-1725



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7080 JEEP



1998 Cherokee 4x4, Red
& Ready! Sunroof, auto,
Loaded. Only! $6,995
Suncoast Auto PG
639-7300



GORMAN'S
2000 CHEROKEE SPORT,
4.0L, AUTO, LOADED,
LOW MI., CLEAN! $10,000
639-1601,.Punta Gorda

GENE
GORMAN'S
2000 WRANGLER SAHARA
EDT., 5 SPD., 6 CYL., 35"
TIRES W/ LIFT! $15,200.
639-1601, Punta Gorda




2003 Wrangler 4x4, 6
cyl., AC, new tires & rims,
low miles. Like new!
Only $17,995
Suncoast Auto PG
639-7300


7080 JEEP 7085 LEXUS 7085 LEXUS

edition, auto, 6 cyl cruise,
stereo w/subwoofer, 2" lift kit,
Mickey Thompson wheels with,
bead guard, full doors, many 2004 LEXUS RX330. 2006 LFXUS_.. ..
extras. 8800 miles. Garaged .LOADED. CERTIFIED LOADE.ACK.
$22,500. (941)-697-8423 FINANCING.. 32,980 :-
1-800-259-4232 18 2 50 -3
7085 LEXUS


S2003 GX470 .CERTIFIED 2006,..G47.
S*:* H PLUS. $35,800. NAVIGAO C
,1998 LEXUS ES300. 1-800-259-4232 . "-
LOADED, WHfiE, CLEAN.. .
$8995.
I1800-259-4232l

.2005 LEXUS ES330.
LOADED. SILVER.. ILEXUR RI IE
0,0 BOO OWNED.
2000 LEXUS ES300. 1-800-2o_9.4232 GllE[: i J
LOADED.' CERTIFIED. ._%FIDA AN S
ONLY 36K,MILES. I-R i E. ._ -.i
S $17,900. BA. A. ThE98 ,TSEEC-
.-800-29.. 4232 5TION 'I.E BUS~P P.ES!
MARKETT A DIECI ER',
2006. LEXUS 5C430, TO REMEMBER. .iLD
TRD'WHEELS 600 .ETO ON'CLAR BlE'1
S1-800-294232 10-2594232
2001 LEXUS IES300, SIL-
O NLY24K MILES

1-800-259-42321993 Lincoln Exec. Series
2005 LEXUS RX330' 05 LEXs Vr gd Cod39K
2004 LEXUS ES330. 0833A -LOADED 'MES w mi
$34,980. 29,980
-1-800-259800-25-42342322 1-800-252 423
2002 LEXUS 2005 LE300S RX330. SL-
VER CERTIFIED ONLY 7090 LINCOLN
22K MILES.
1-800-259-4232. 1993 Lincoln Exec. Series
2005 LEXUS RX330RX330, 131K miles, Very good Cond.
SILVER BLACK IOK Mh. $2700 (863)-832-1099
CERTIFIED, S35,980. 2000 Town Car, Exec., full
1-800-259-4232 power, alloy wheels, CD, car-
2004 LEXUS ES330. rage roof, 140k hwy 'mi
CERTIFIED. 639-1601, Punta Gorda
$258,900
2005 LEXUS RX330.

S-3W-259-49 32 2000 TOWNCAR.1 OWNER
ESTATE SALE! LOADED,
2004 LEXUS RX330, 29K. IMMAC! S14,900.
CERTIFIED.- BAMBOO.' 639-1601, Punta Gorda
$35,500.
1-800-259-4232


- 2003 LEXUS RX300.
LOADED. 37K MILES.
527,900.
1-800-259-4232



2004 LEXUS RX330,
NAVIGATION. LOADED.
$35,980.
1-800-259-4232


2005 LEXUS SC43U,
BLUE OVER SADDLE. 7K
MILES. SHOWROOM.
1-800-259-4232



2006 LEXUS IS350 G
-SPYDER, WHEELS, RED.
LOADED. $36,500
1-800-259-4232



2006 LEXUS GC470
LOADED. BLACK OVER'-
TAN. $46,900
1-800-259-4232


2002 LINCOLN TOWN
CAR,LOADED.38K
MILES. $16,900
1-800-259-4232

7100 MERCURY
'' 1 1--l i l 'E T. Hu P ,'
T,'-jF i ui 'I rn ,,C ,cond

1997 Marquis LS, like new
cond., 55K miles, $8700 941-
764-1806
1999 Sable LS, 43,840 orig.
mi., 1 owner, always garaged,
full power, leather, auto, V6,
runs great, $6,250, SOLD!


7100 MERCURY




2003 Marquis, Only 13K.
Factory Warranty.
Like New! $15,995.
Suncoast Auto PG
639-7300

GENE
GOR&'S
2004 GRAND MARQUIS
LS, 1 OWNER, ESTATE
SALE! ONLY 10K. $18,900
639-1601, Punta Gorda

7110 OLDSMOBILE

1992 OLDS SUPREME S,
LOOKS & RUNS GOOD,COLD
AIR,1,000 OBO 941-743-
8276 LVE MESS

7130 PONTIAC


GENE
GORAN'S
2000 BONNEVILLE SE, SR,
AUTO, CD, LOW MI!
EXTRA CLEAN! $10,900.
639-1601, Punta Gorda


GORMAN'S

AIR, LTHR., SUNROOF.
VERY CLEAN! $12,400.
639-1601, Punta Gorda
2004 Pontiac Vfbe 4dr
hatchback. Salsa Red exte-
rior. Grey leather seats.
Premium sound; 'XM
Satellite Radio. 'Sunroof.
M Sl-r.irn tires. 33K miles.
Great car. Great gas
mileage. $14,500. obo.
941-3914839. Leave mes-
sage if no answer.


GM,
2005 Sunfire, 2dr, Auto,
A/C, Looks & drives like
new! Only $12,995
Suncoast Auto PG
639-7300

7135 SATURN




1997 SL2, 5 SPD, 4 CYL.,
LOW MILES W/WARRAN-
TY. EXTRA CLEAN! $6,200
639-1601, Punta Gorda

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The Classifieds!


7135 SATURN








7140 MISC. DOMESTIC
AUTOS



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I : .:-







7145 ACURA





.;18,980 E
S1800-259u4233

7160 HONDA
1994 H rondj a .C- ,il 5.;,
0,:,l,) ,a :d. t'' i,,, e r ee
rToS, removabcle top, red &
ready $4995. 941-475-8215
1995 CIVIC, Runs excellent,
needs body work. :$2,500.
obo ',4i1.6 4 64 I 7
1997 Honda CRV sort utility
AWD 4-dr auto, cd, alarm, real
nice! $7495. 941475-8215
2000 Honda Accord Spe-
cial Edition 4dr Auto 4cyl
30MPG 118K excellent
cond one owner
$8500 624-3058



: 2002 HONDA CIVIC.
.OAD Db.35K MILES.
:"' $1:2,800 '
1-800-259-4232

7163 HYUNDAI




2003 Santa Fe, Loaded
Low miles. Sharp!
Must see to believe!
Only $14,999.
Suncoast Auto PG
639-7300


7163 HYUNDAI 7190 MERCEDES


G 3DAI9G350.
-BQADED; -CONOMICAII'
. i002 59-4232

7165 INFINITI




aLUADED0 LOW MILES.r
U P9-423
2001 Infiniti 1-30 4-dr luxury
sedan, chrome wheels, new
tires & tint, ice cold a/c, pearl
white w/camel leather interior,
moonroof, 77k mi, sweet!
$16,495. 941-475-8215

7175 JAGUAR



,2002 JAGUAR XJ8 VAN-
bDEN VLAS, 34K MILES,
:: CLEAN, $28,900.'
i 1-800259-4232



2003 JAGUAR XK8 CON-
VERTIBLE. WHITE, 13K
'-'MILES, CHROME":.
WHEELS. FLAWLESS.
-, : $39,900.
1-800-259-4232



2003 JAGUAR XK8 CQN-
SVERTIBLE, WHITE WITH
IVORY; SHOWROOM
CLEANAND LOW MILES.
A MUST SEE!
1F-800-259-4232

7180 MAZDA


GENE
GORKAN'S
2000 626 ES, V6, LTHR.,
SR., ABSOLUTELY
GORGEOUS! $10,700.
639-1601, Punta Gorda




2001 Miata Conv..
Loaded. low mi. Fun in the
sun! A,'C & more.S13.995
Suncoast Auto PG
639-7300


1989 560SL, black with 2
tops + lift, tinted glass, 80K
US miles, $17,900. Call 941-
743-7595



1998 SL500 MERCEDES
CONVERTIBLE. BLACK,
ONLY 29K MILES.
1-800-259-4232



2001 MERCEDES SLK-
CONVERTIBLE, RED.
ONLY 29K Ml. $28,900
-8006-259-4232



2002 MBZ C240, Loaded,
Sunroof, low miles.
Like New! Only $22,995.
Suncoast Auto PG
639-7300



2004 MERCEDES. E3O,
':LOADED.' LOW MILES.
S S $42,980.
1-800-259-4232



2002 MERCEDES
ML500. LOADED.VERY
CLEAN. $21,800 -
1-800-259-4232



2004 SLK CONVERT-
IBLE. SILVER, ONLY 12K
MI. $33,800.
1-800-259-4232


7195 MITSUBISHI




1997 Eclipse, Sharp &
Sporty, A/C, Sunroof,
Auto, Check this one out.
Only! $5,995
Suncoast Auto PG
639-7300
1999 Eclipse Spyder GS-
Turbo, conv., loaded, leather,
extras $7800obo. 268-1616.
2003 Eclipse GT: Silver.
pwr sunroof.auto,45K.
100.000 mile extended
warranty till 2008.Great
deal @ 10.900 628-1608


7200 NISSAN



2000 NISSAN 'ALTIMA
GXE. CLEAN. LOADED.
$6995.
1-800-259-4?32



2005 NISSAN SENTRA
S. LOADED..
*.. 512,900
.1-800-259-4232

.

2005 Pathfinder,
Moonroof, power seats,
Loaded. Save a Bunch
on this Beauty!
Suncoast Auto PG
639-7300

7210 TOYOTA
1991 TOYOTA Camry 144K
mi. cold AC, CD, good cond.
$1500/obo. SOLD!



2006 TOYOTA SOQLApA
V6 CONVERTIBLE,
WHITE, 9K MI;.$27,900
1-800-259-4232


2002 TOYOTA CAMRY
LE. LOADED. ONLY 25K
MILES. $13,900
1-800-259-4232


2003 TOYOTA CAMRY
LE, SUNROOF. LOADED.
$14,500.
1-800-259-4232


2001 TOYOTA CAMRY
LE, LOW MILES.
LOADED. $10,980.
1-800-259-4232


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7220 VOLKSWAGEN




2004 VOLKSWAG N
CONVERTIBLE -BE
$19;9b8




1-800-25942"s2a




like new, less than 600 mile
2006 VOLKSWAGON Jetm.
loaded, $21,000: firm. (94:1
625-6252 Iv. msg.

7240 MISC. IMPORTS

1998 BMW 5401, black pair,
black leather, 89k mi, mornr
roof, all the toys, 6spd auto,
this car is a rockets p'
$14,995. 941-475-8215




2004 Suzuki Forenza,
only 14K on this Beauty.
Great starter car!
Only $10,999
Suncoast Auto PG
639-7300

. 7250 ANTIQUES/
COLLECTIBLES
1930 FORD MODEL A, 4 door.
needs restoration. $4500 .-r
trade. North Port Cell (94 .
302-7787
1954 Chevy 4 dr Belair, needs ic.
be restored. Moving Must sell
$2,000 obo, (941)4738542

1976 MERCEDES 450
SL SPORTS'ROADSTER 2
tops, 76k miles, Ex cond.
SHOW CAR! $12,000..
941423-0085
1977 RARE Camero type
LT power windows & locks.
No plastic, all metal, No
Rust'! 98% Perfect Florida
Car. 18K Certified orig. Mile:
$6500/obo 941-493-8690
1978 CAPRICE CLASSIC,
2dr., Hard Top, One Owner
$4000 obo. 941-629-8427
Moving out of state. For sale
1966 Mustang, call for
details. 941-743-3072
WANTED: Antique Car Parts,
manuals, mags. lit. Lic. plates,.
automobilia. 941-408-9601

7252 BUDGET BUYS
1983 CADALLAC CIMMARON, 4
'DR, 4 CYL, LOADED,"LEATHER
INT., $1,150 941423-1485c d
1985 r,, :' CiJU, h,
runs good, V6, A/C, asking
$800.00. (941) 6;-J.4?'50
i'_ -'AlD MR.'i ? J I,',
L ,C ,ED a,,: .u I .
DRIVES GREATh $1,000
941-423-1485 ri:
1988 FORD ESCORT 4dr
cold a/c, heater auto,
good tires, runs good.
$650/obo 941-809-3667
1988 Jeep Pick-up, man.
stick, runs good, good work
truck, $450. (941) 639-5843
1989 CHEW CAVALIER- blue,
GOOD CONDITION. $800.
(941)-423-1797
1989 Ford F-150, needs
starter & alternator, $400,
(941)-764-0170
1989 SKYLARK, lots of new
parts, runs great, 79k mi.
$1500/obo. (941-743-7515
1990 OLDS Cutlass, cold air,
runs great, good gas mileage
$600/obo. (941-268-6329
1991 FORD Mustang LX Con-
vertible, White/White Top, auto,
cold A/C, exc. cond. Ready for
X-Mas lst$2,50)
941-423-1485 dr.
199/2Chrysler Lebaron White
Convertible, new top, tires,
CD. Cold a/c, runs perfect.
$2,750, (941Y.6264854
2 Classic Old Cutlass Supreme
78 & 87, both 2 dr, V8
Loaded, 1 owners, all org., low
mi., "ery rare A Steal @
$1500/each. (941)429-0079
$500! Police impounds!
Cars from $500! For Listings
Call 1-800-749-8116
ext 2888.


7252 BUDGET BUYS

DONATED CARS
FOR SALE
PROCEEDS HELP QUALIFIED
FAMILIES ACHIEVE HOME
OWNERSHIP!
ALL VEHICLES
THOROUGHLY SAFETY
CHECKED &
RECONDITIONED
1988 Dodge Dynasty -
4dr, 160k 'mi, cold air, -.,
loaded w/equip. 1' owne. -
extremely nice $1
$1'675
1992 Dodge Dakota LE
pick up, long bed. 180k
mi., ice cold air, camper
Shell, good cond. S267.5
1992 Mercury Grand
Marquis,; 4dr, loaded, gor-
geous cond., "Another Lit:
tie Old Ladies Car"; new
tires. 63209 52900
1995 Pontiac Grand AM
2dr, 110k mi., 4cyi, auto,
cold air, new Itres, "Red &
Ready' $3500.
1979 Mercury Cougar
Brougham 4-dr. loaded,'
49,000 actual miles.
"'Grandpa's car $450
53500
1996 Pontiac Bonneville
SE, 4 Dr., loaded including
sliding sunroof ?4 MPG
city, exc. cond $4400
1998 Saturn SL2. 4dr.,
nicely equipped 411' act..
miles, older ladies car.
55900
1998 Buick LeSabre,
4dr loaded 102k mir,
lady driven, gorgeous
cond. S5900.
1995 Honda Accord LX
wagon, 130k mi., loaded
exc cond., 56000.
1996 Chrysler Sebring
JX, courtt, 831. mir
loaded, gorgeous cond.
56600. NEW TOP!
1996 COACHMEN 20'
CLASS C MH, 31k act.
'miles. lady owned and driv-
en, loaded, roof air & gen-
erator 515,900.

ALL REASONABLE
OFFERS CONSIDERED

Charlotte County.
Habitat For Hurnanity
Dick Fields
Cell 941-740-4043

7260 AUTOS WANTED

TOP CASH.
ssss$$$$$$$
FOR CARS &
TRUCKS
DEAD OR ALIVE
485-7515
Junk & Abandoned
VEHICLES REMOVED!!!!
COULD BE WORTH $$$$
697-7222 OR 475-9007
TOP CASH
$S$$$$$$$$
FOR CARS &
TRUCKS
DEAD OR ALIVE
485-7515
CASH POSSIBLE for your
vehicle! Fast Removal!
Call. (941)-286-4599
(941)-743-2086
JUNK CARS REMOVED.
FREE! RUNNING OR NOT.
CASH POSSIBLE! Ready
24/7! (941) 276-8826
(941)-286-3122
*WE BUY CARS & TRUCKS
* Any condition $200/ up
* Call Frank 941-276-0204


CAN'T SELL
YOUR CAR,
TRUCK, R.V.
OR BOAT?
DONATE IT TO
CHARLOTTE
COUNTY HABITAT
FOR HUMANITY FOR
A TAX WRITE OFF.
PROCEEDS HELP QUALIFIED
FAMILIES ACHIEVE HOME
OWNERSHIP!
DICK FIELDS
CELL 941-740-4043
-. T I-T -T 1-i

M.S.B. RECYCLING
Free Vehicle Removal
Plus $25. & Up
941-575-4008


7270 AUTO PARTS/
ACCESSORIES
2 1985 JAGUARS, 1 Runs & 1
doesn't. $300. for both.
(941)-815-1664
302 MOTOR WITH NEW
CRANK. $350
(941)-815-8743
454 Performance Engine,
complete, can hear run, runs
great. $2700. 941-815-1664
Brand New Truck Bed Liner.
Fits 2003 Ford Ranger
$150 OBO. 941-624-3889
TIRES 4 brand new 275R15
BF Goodrich, A/Land Terrain.
On Ford XLT Ranger rims.
$350. (941)-626-0612

7280 AUTO SERVICE
& REPAIR


7300 TRUCKS/
PICK-UPS





PUT A
PICTURE
OF YOUR
TRUCK/SUV
IN YOUR
CLASSIFIED AD

CALL FOR DETAILS!
Venice & North Port
Call 941-207-1200
Enelewood Areas
Call 941-475-2200


AUTOMATIC Pt. Charlotte Areas
TRANSMISSIONS Call 941-206-1200
Are you looking for used or
rebuilt? Over 35 yrs. exp. Call 1966 Chevy Pickup Shortbed,
A & S TRANSMISSIONS. 743- ,. -4 : p. rear truck, needs restor-
4411 or 1-877-35.5-6802 ing $2000 (941)4738542
7290VANS 1992 CHEVY 3/4 TQn, 6.5
7290 VANS Turbo Diesel, Good coed.
Runs but needs engine work.
1'995 FORD AREQSTAR,.good $1500 With or w/o ladder
.:.:.nj. ,4 456 mi., many new rack.$1000 (941)-270-0810.
par-, -.2500 625-2748
1992 GMC SUBURBAN,. Cold
f 1* K r AC. Runs good! $4200. (941)-
G i .624-6989
GORK N ,1993 GMC Flat bed cab over
199 FORD WINDSTAR fake bed, 2 ton truck, excel-
1998 FORDWNDSTAR, lent condition. Asking $5500
E)RA CLEAN, REAR AIR. FIRM Won'tL. as lease call
WARRANTY! $6,200. 941-447-0771
639-1601, Punta Gorda



GOR m!'S
G OR AN'S 1995 F150 XLT, Great
1999 DODGE GR. CARA- work truck, Dual Tanks
VAN SPORT, DUAL DRS., 7 & Ready to roll.
PSGR. LOADED! S8.900. Only $2,995!
639-1601. Punta Gordan .......uat P nuu r..


2000 Ford E-150 Conversion
Van. front/rear air .:.] rv vvr.


bed, super clean, 66k mi
$1,2,500. 941-475-8215




2001 Town & Country.
Loaded, leather. Like new!
Choice of Two!
Suncoast Auto PG
639-7300


2002 Cargo Van, Low
miles, A/C, Loaded &
Ready to work.
Only S13.995
Suncoast Auto PG
639-7300



GORANN'S
2002 MERC. VILLAGER
SPORT, LTHR, 1 OWNER,
LOW MI., MINT! $14,900
639-1601, Punta Gorda

GENE

2002 OLDS SILHOUETTE,
LTHR, LOW MI. 1 OWNER
ESTATE SALE! $14,900.
639-1601, Punta Gorda
2003 04 E250 VANS,
58,000, 47,000 miles. 941-
628-1269.




2003 CHRYSLER TOWN
& COUNTRY. LOADED.
S18,980.
1-800-259-4232



GORMIAN'S
2003 T & C LTD. LOADED!
ESTATE SALE CAR! 33K.
MINT! 520.990.
639-1601. Punta Gorda
2005 CHRYSLER PACIFICA
AWD, LEATHER,
LOW MILES AND MORE.
ONLY S21,995. X1899
941-922-0712, DLR
2005 CHRYSLER PACIFICA
LTD LEATHER, NAVIGATION,
SUNROOF, LOW MILES
AND MORE. X2026
941-922-1522, DLR


OunicaL utolu ra
639-7300
A M'- .':,'i i'iMA VE.
Autorn,ah 3: r er. c -b, nnce
cond. 495,0 'r41i--i6.51-439
i''99" ,-he, P,.'up, c.r.ioide,.
.-'t '.atb litr! iri,.rTi'r. IereCe,
.-,'IrirTi, u. w ir, r: ce rri'u ,
"6 5. ,i0 i :t'., 9 11 62 l".'-'
1997 Ford Ranger XLT 4-1
low mrie.' 5ek,; 1 w-ner e..:
c:i:on,. asking $6,500, 1941-
626-2376

GENE
GORd"N'S
1998 FORD RANGER, EXT.
CAB. V6. AUTO, CC,
LOW MI. CLEAN! $8,500.,
639-1601, Punta Gorda


GENE
GOlI N'S
2000 DODGE DAKOTA
QUAD CAB SLT, V6 AUTO,
:TONNEAU. $12,300.
639-1601, Punta Gorda


GENE
GORMAN'S
2000 S10 4X4 EXT. CAB,
V6, AUTO. TONNEAU
COVER4 CLEAN! $12,600.
639-1601, Punta Gorda
2001 Dodge Ram Sport Off
Road Edition, good cond, 3"
body lift, 36" tires, dual
exhaust. Call for more details!
$7,500 obo. 94 .,
2001 FORD Ranger, green,
.less than 54K mi. CD.
$10,600. (941)-276-2880 .
2001 Ford Ranger XL.5 spd.,
2 dr, ext., cab, air, .ps,
jumpseat, cap, tow pkg. Exc.
cond. $8,000 FIRM (941-628-
6112 or (941)-429-4218
2001 NISSAN FRONTIER,
Extended cab, A/C, C/D
radio, 68K miles, $8500 obo.
Call Anna at 574-320-3301
2002 Chevy S-10 pick-
up LS, 29,600 miles,
2WD, 5 speed, 2.2L, ex
cond, cloth seats, bed
liner, Cruise, tilt wheel,
PS, alloy wheels
$8,750 OBO
call 941-380-6356 or
larryb320@gmail.com

2002 FORD Ranger, blk super
cab, V6, ac, am/fm/cd, exc
cond $11,000 (941)4230734
Employ Classified!


2000 JEEP GRAND
CHEROKEE.:LOADED>'
$9995
1-800-259-4232
2000 Toyota 4-Runner
LIMITED, godd shape,
$13,900 obo (941)-423-3838.
200 TO.',)T 'T iv 4-4 cyl, 1
owner, runs pertect'ali mjint
records. 4-, i 4'? .

GENE
GORMAN'S
2001 CHEVY BLAZER, LT
4X4, SR, LEATHER,
LOW MI! MINT! $12,900.
639-1601, Punta Gorda




2001 Explorer Sport Trac,
Auto, A/C, PW, PDL.
Excellent Condition.'
Only $10,995!
Suncoast Auto PG
639-7300

GENE

GORlAN'S
2001 SUBURBAN 1500 LT,
4X4. LOADED, LOW MI!
PERFECT! $19,900.
639-1601 Punta Gorda
2002 CADILLAC ESCALADE,
$21,500. all power options,
moon roof. Red metallic. 138k
hwy m.,, exc. cond. (941)-
575-1525



2002 GMC ENVOY,
LOADED. $15,900
1-800-259-4232


GENE
GOIMAN'S
2002 FORD EXPLORER
4X4, EXTRA CLEAN, 3RD
SEAT. MINT! $15,400.
639-1601, Punta Gorda
2005 JEEP GR CHEROKEE
LAREDO 4X4 LOW MILES,
FULL POWER AND ALUM.
WHEELS X1951
941-922-0714, DLR


7300 TRUCKS/
PICK-UPS




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::.-2003 DODGE-A :.
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7305 SPORT UTILITY/
VEHICLES
1995 Chevy Blazer, runs.
good, looks good, power win-
dows/doors, a/c & leather
seats 78K miles. Asking!
$3,900 obo. SOLD!
1989'Silverado Suburban, higt"
mileage, runs well, good cond.
$2,000 obo (305)-393-6794
1994 FORD BRONCO FULL
SIZE V8 AUTO, 4X4, 100K MI
CLEAN. $3750/OBO0
(9411-650-5785
1999 CHEVY BLAZER Looks &
runs great. Needs windshield,
htr core & sm vent in back;
$3900. PRICED TO SELL
941-475-70030R 223-9464

GENE

GORMAN'S
1999 FORD EXPLORER
SPORT, 2 DR., LOW MI.,
LOADED, CLEAN! $8,100.
639-1601, Punta Gorda




199 JEEP GRAND
CHEROKEE.38K MILES.
LOADED.
1-800-259-4232


7341 TRAILER &
ACCESSORIES

Utility trailer w/drive up ramp,
9' X 6', brand new wheels &
spare, $500/obo, (941)-268-
3089
Ut Traders, New &
, Open, Enclosed, Car
Haulers, Equipment and
Dump trailers. Trailer hitches
and wiring professionally
installed. Complete parts
store and trailer repairs.
Two-Morrow's Enterprises,
Inc. 999 S. McCall Rd. Engle-
wood, FL. 34223 941-460-
9700.


7305 SPORT UTILITY/
VEHICLES




-, -2002 JEEP-.GRAWN .-
-CHERdKEE1OA DED.-

T-800-259-4232




'2002 JEEP GRAND."
; V.$,13,00 -



-U

i;2003:-EEP JUBERIY.
., ITOAbED:iS$ER.' S :.

.1-8002 -4232-




200( CHEVROLET-
TAHO.,LOADED?.l
27;1900: 'L
0- -80.59r 432,




-. 2004 CHRYSLERI
PACIFICA $17,800
1-800-259-4232
2004 WPAIlCLER6 Columbia
edition, auto, 6 cyl, cruise,
"r,' w "aitj.w,:..if r 2" ift Ili
M :I e, T ..T.i,:',n wh;,'l w* h
,ead J rurd, lull jooor: man,
E Ira' I*ii rI '.Ii air ed'J




2005 HONDA PILOT,
WHITE WITH GREY.
$26,980
1-800-259-4232

7310 4 X 4'S

1994 FORD EXPLORER
,i,, -?.500 Mil.e:' -,:,:,d
,t.,erj, ire lr l r ,'
vericle. $4,000 u.ti.o.
(815)-520-871'9
1999 Chevy Blazer LT, 4dr,
67k leather, loaded, sharp.
$6900obo. 941-255-5488




2003 Land Rover 4x4
Discovery SE. Leather,
loaded, low miles. Hard to
find! Only $26,900.
Suncoast Auto PG
639-7300

7341 TRAILER &
ACCESSORIES
2000. ALUM. PERFORMANCE
BOAT TRAILER. 2 Axle. Disk
brakes. For 18-22' Boat.
$1495/obo. i'-4 '1-6984796
2004, 12x6 encosed trailer, V
nose, side door, ramp gate.
$2700. Cell 941-457-0279
2004 Cargo Express, 5x8,
rear barn doors, rt. hand side
dr. $2100obo (941)505-1808
2004 Dump trailer, 6x12, 12k
GVW $3500 obo. 941-276-
7673
2005 GLADIATOR Trailer,
10.5' x 6.5', aluminum
enclosed w/ skylight & ramp.
$3800. obo (941)1-743-5953
5X1O utility trailer w/gate
$500. 286-6330
B & G Trailers, Inc. Quality
enclosed trailers by Pace
American. Utility, Lawn,
Goosenecks & Equipment
trailers available. We also
have a full line of hitches,
parts & accessories. Visa
& Mastercard Accepted.
Mon. Sat.., 12677 Tamia-
mi TrI. So. Punta Gorda,
Call (941) 575-7876
New Aluminum Performance
Boat Trailer, up to 28' boat.
7400 Ib cap. $3200/obo.
(941)-270-0810.
NEW BOAT TRAILERS AT
Dealer Cost. Credit Cards
Accepted. WEST COAST
TRAILER (941)698-9902
UGLY BOAT TRAILER for 24'
Boat. $50. (941)-697-6233


7360 CYCLES/MOPEDS/ 2002 Jayco Quest 25' Fith
SCOOTERS wheel, sleeps 6, 1 slide out,
good cond: $8,700 obo Hitch
1985 HONDA.Nighthawk S. incl. 941-637-6337
700cc, best offer, runs good. 2005 DUTCHMEN TREASURE
1982 HONDA CB900C, best SHIP, 28', 14' slideout, sleeps
6ffer (941)-475-1109 10, Absolutely brand new!
1993 Yamaha TW200, trail $23,000. (941)-815-1506
bike, 2,000 miles, exc. cond., (cell)
.$1,675 (941)423-1684 2005 Keystone Montana 5th
1998 HARLEY DAVIDSON Wheel 3650 RK 4 slides,
Sportster 1200. Many extras.' $38K (863)-494-6113
14k mi., $6000. obo. (941)- .. . ...
626-2641 :' I'"l l Jlun |nl E .0:, l
LITE M2363 rear qn island bd,
1999 HARLEY Softail custom, frt sofa bd/chr, add-a-rm, N/P,
.many extras, 12K miles, mint N/S, $10,880, 941-485-0705
-:ondr,J;i;n i 2.300 obo. Call
t41 .5-T ~- I BUY Travel Trailers, 5th
Wheels & Park Models. Pay
1999, Roadst3r Ciurifn, Less Cash/Top dollar. Call Dave
than 10K Tr-l, 5550 (813)-713-3217
; t,. 441i o,:,r 613-1288
1999 Yamaha WR400F, 7380 MOTOR HOMES/
White Bros. pipe, brush RVs
bars, rad. & frame gaurds,
great condo $2600 obo 2003, 40' DUTCH STAR, Spar-
941-80-49 tan chaisse, Cummings 350
;0iI :Mi : h-iud,.an wi.i rider hp, 40 factory options, plus 5
cui''T:.h',T i Iji, mi ull -l, (after, market. 39K miles,
'.00 .1 -' 1;.:4, licensed in Montana (can be
transferred) $128,000. 941-
V! ,.I iin iH ,ri.Iyi 625-6288.
'i Li er iir,' g 100i T, i "i,
I i-i'P, e .eillerit .:,,r. F.LEE TWi':,:i ',,r .,na '
-i rib., ri, ,r ,- l 1~ i ? 9: 1
.I -L HL iirr3 ,a '.; i', peace
..n, er peciai ediioron Stage $$ CASH PAID $$
2 a cam-., ':,L p.Lei: loaded, For Your Motor Home
I6.: mile: ECAUTIFUL! Travel Trailer Any Size or
1 ':.. '94 -1,. *,,28 Price. Will Come To You.
I:'00 1.U1 I.I VL 1I.iJi ii'irud'. (941)626-9075
,-r 4400i mileC ii;l.:.i .. ..
O.'. p.r" : t.r.,jeL .:ii,, FREE *
L :1 rest i. rirn Ir l. rrO 1. -
grea t ':ru i'i- r' ir,,.0 ,.b: o:,r u We 1 ;:i ..:ur RV/Camper
w.ii1 irade i r'411i.-1': -.5575 or t n,, ,cost!
i94 3.'4-i400, t;.k. for Joe. Skip Eppers RV's
JUST in time.for CHRISTMAS! 941-639-6969
HIS & HERS matching jade We do it right!!
g-n -:i::_ FoPC.. rI ;,'i 0
'T,, .i.,,,,,i in,', .r. R. Vs. WANTED
'.\ l, i'i'i ': ':. _i" F i Sell your Motor
Boy, $6,000 in accessories, Homes/Travel trailers/
r3 'r,. m, :i.i.i"i. OBO. 5th Wheels/Park Models
r '. ..: ..Trucks for
Ca3llafitr 5PM CASH NOW!
2003 HONDA Reflex 250 CAMPER DEPOT
scooter, 2000 actual mi, like 639-6000
new $3700.- 941-625-7510
2004 125 YAMAHA TTR Mint A SELECTION
condition! Like new! Never
raced. $2,000. obo Call A
(941)-743-2269 or (609)618- 1 REASOI
0113 0. .. -
2004 HONDA CRF450 great THE CIA S
cond, garage kept, Tujit ell
$4000/obo. (941)-626-1186
To sell you
2004 HONDA Shadow 600 antique pi(
Deluxe, as new 78 mi., black,
extra chrome, windshield,
jump seat, new helmet, pack, To locate the
and battery harger incl. your dreams or
$6500. obo. P.G. 204-7130 when it's time tc
2005 Motorscooter, 50cc,
like new, $1,600/obo, (941)- To shop for u
276-1333 beginning golf
Flacycle DISCOUNT- Gas isn't quite up to
& electric scooters, cycles, investment.)
pocket bikes, ATVs. Lowest GARAGE SALE
prices, we service all makes
& models. 6022 S. Tamiami Tr. To experience t
Sarasota (941-926-8830) L o expeience t
owner's life t
GO-CARTS- Small 2 seater, vessel.
$295, larger 2 seater w/ roll
bar, $595. (9411-740-5700 Get your mon
Harley Davidson 3 wheel golf phone your cp
cart, spare. rear/tires, new never played.
batteries, $1000. 661-8444. You'll be amaze
Minibike, excellent condition, are in the market
$320 firm, (941)-624-3346 with a state of th
ONE OF A KIND Custom Chop-
per. Not Mild Just Wild!. Look out! You mi
$19,000. Appointment only
Call 941-623-3315.
TRIUMPH PARTS To discover an o
projects or Riders wouldn't have kno
(941)-234-7743
The number one.I
7365 ATV need to Find, Buy
the sun!
2002 Honda 300 EX TO PLACE YC
$2500. 207-1200 From Ven
941-426-2837 475-2200 From


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Englewood Areas
Call 941-475-2200
Pt. Charlotte Areas
Call 941-206-1200
12/28/2005


9.9hp motor, boat cover,
trailer, oars, $1200/obo.
(941)-629-7709
16' McKee Craft, 1985, 85
h.p. Suzuki, CC, runs,
$1,500, (941)-639-8976
17' Bass Tracker Bass Boat
60HP Merc. Runs Great, Live
Well etc. $2500 Call 941-
629-2121 and ask for Daniel
17' 2004 Carolina Skiff, 50hp
yamaha, 4 stroke, trailer, fully
equipt, ONLY 4 hours use.
$10,000. 941-639-1782
17' 2005 KEY WEST
90 HP Yamaha w/ 6 yr.
warranty. Only 15 hrs. old,
Trailer, Minn Kota trolling
motor w/ sep. gel battery
& charger. 2 battery
system for electronics &
engine & more!! $16,000
(941)-828-2614


17' Pride Reduced, 2004 BAY- 20' Center Console, Boat/ 22' 1999 Wellcraft W/A,
LINER CAPRI, Merc Cruiser Motor/Trailer 130 Horse Runs Exc. cond. 2000 Honda
motor. Still under warranty. Well 941-270-2121 VOO-OO 130HP 4 stroke, CD,
Great on gas!! $7,800/obo. AM/FM, stereo, Trim
(941)-623-2720 21' 2003 Rinker 212Captiva 'tabs, live wells, flush toilet
B/R Liberty Edition. Exc.Con- w/ pump out, full travel
18' 1984 Angler '88 140Hp dition-Needs Nothing-Only cover, Cock pit cover,
Johnson new floor, 33 gal 135 hours. Original Owner- Bimini & curtains, PLUS
gas tank & seats Bimini hydr. Cruise,Fish,ski.Steal this Boat 2001 Load Rite Trailer.
steering, trimtabs, trailer w/ & Trailer for $15,995. Call for $20,900.
elec. winch clean garaged details.941-662-0182
$2200 473-8146 941-223-2819 941-662-0182
19'PROLINE, cc, 115hpEvin-:1.5' 1999 Se Fo- l **ai. 22'2" AQUA SPORT, walk
rude, 1990, w/04 trailer, around, cuddy '150HP naer around cuddy, w/99 175hp
e-c rn d. Mui sherl due in iii Johnson, w/trailer, exc cond.
good cond, low hrs. Asking res -. 17 1(441 -,.9 34,. $6900/obo (941)539-3977
$4900/obo (941)-538-4736 6900/obo 945393977
19' STRATOS CC, 1997, trIr 22' 1978 AQUASPORT 23.5, 1989 PURSUIT, WAC,
150 Johnson, C.G. equipd. NICE! Cuddy Cabin, 302 Ford I/0, rebuilt twin 130 Yamaha's, all
EXTRAS! $6500. 941-5876100 needs new trailer, 1st $1,000 electronics, $13,500 obo.
(941) 426-8105. Please call 941-6274953 I
20' 1997 Key Largo, open 22' 1999 CREST Pontoon
fisherman, 112HP Johnson, Boat, 70hp Johnson, 2003 EZ 24' SEA Chaser 2003, cc,
low hrs. w/trailer, spotless, tilt galv. trailer, $11,000. 941- 225hp Yamaha, 4-str, 80 hrs,
$6,900 (941)-724-9530 426-8002 like new $31,000 (941)429-1253


26' 1988 SYLVAN Sport-Fish-
erman, 5.0 Mercruiser. new
risers, SS prop + 2 extra
props. Runs great! Full canvas
enclosure. Too much boat for
this old man! $5,100. obo
(941)-764-0614
27' '01 REGAL, Commadore.
Twin Volvo 4.3 litre w/dual
props. $48,900. 743-5445
Boat Donations Needed
Non-Profit for
Health & Fitness
Supports Special Needs
Call Dennis (800)488-6745
**** Free Pick Up ****
FI. Dept. of Agriculture CH16520

$$ CASH PAID $$
For Your Boat or Yacht.
Any Size or Price.
Will Come To You.
(941)626-9075


CLEAN USED BOATS
LARGE INVENTORY
FISCHER MARINE
(239)694-4626

7332 PERSONAL
WATER VEHICLES

WANTED: Cash paid for
unwanted'Jet Skis or
Jet Skis in need of repair.
(9411-613-0001

7334 OUTBOARD/
MARINE ENGINES

1989 Nissan 8hp, new prop,
runs great, $800.
941-623-3178 080

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BOAT DETAILING Profession-
al courteous and reasonable
rates We come to you. Com-
mercial accounts welcome.
Call mobile 609-618-0113 or
941-764-7928

7338 MARINE SUPPLY
& EQUIP.

DAVITS 5500LBS,
$500/EA NEW IN BOX;
FLOAT ON CAT BOAT
RACK 26-30' $900/OBO;
USED ALUM BOAT LIFTS
10K LBS,'$1500/OBO
CONTACT JOHN
941-650-1716

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15', 2004 Gheenoe with trail-
er, 4hp Evinrude, paddles, life
vest, $1900. 941457-0279
16' fiberglass canoe, paddles,
vests, seatbacks, $300,
**SOLD"*
Canoe 18', aluminum floata-
tion pillows, cartop supports.
$300. (941)-613-1995
FL's Largest Kayak Selec-
tion! Rentals, Tours, Classes.
Economy Tackle 6018 S
Trail, Sara. (941)922-9671
Flow Boat, 2 seater, like
Kayak, has wood paddles,
'$550 (941)423-1684

Need Cash?
Have A
Garage Sale


7370 CAMPERS/
TRAVEL TRAILERS
1987 29' CHATEAU, $3000.
obo (941-575-6283
1987 Citat 20ft Travel trailer
Handy need little work. Only
$1800 bo. (941)-497-1203
1995 WILDERNESS, 33' 5th 2
-slide outs, front queen bed,
ducted heat & air, extremely
clean. $11,500. 941-255-
1912
2002 29' Dutchman Toy
Hauler. Like new, used-twice.
$30,000 new, -sell for
$16,800. Ph. (941)-697-8760
nr rcell 239q825-4433


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