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FEBRUARY 11, 1993


NEWS HAPPENINGS DINING SPORTS REAL ESTATE


IISLANDER


Anna Maria

School awarded

$68,000 grant
By Joy Courtney
Editor
Out of 540 Florida elementary public schools
that applied, including seven within Manatee County,
Anna Maria Elementary School has been awarded a
grant of $68,000 by the Florida Department of Edu-
cation through its Retrofit for Technology Grant Pro-
gram. The program is part of the state's accountabil-
ity process which includes an emphasis on providing
all Florida students within the public school system
with equal access to technology.
The grant award was announced last week by state
Education Commissioner Betty Castor and is part of the
$16.8-million dollar grant program designated by the
Florida legislature to "retrofit" or "rewire" older elemen-
tary schools to handle today's communication technol-
ogy to put them on par with newer facilities.
The implementation of the grant is under a five-
year program commencing this month, and, as the
rewiring progresses, is married to a commitment by
the Manatee County School Board to provide an ad-
ditional $50,000 for the purchase of the hardware
needed, such as televisions, computers, modems, and
telephones. With the wiring and hardware in place,
the third part of the puzzle, the ability to receive in-
formation, has been taken care of by the school's re-
cent installation of an ITFS tower. When activated,
the tower will allow the school to receive educational
cable channels through satellite transmission
As the stages of the project are completed, a
myriad of communication capabilities will be accessible
by the school. To mention a few, the telephone lines in
all instructional spaces of the school will give teachers
and students access to video presentations provided by
educational cable television channels through a media
center, provide instructional programming and in-service
training for the staff, and permit access to remote re-
sources of learning through modems.
"I cannot tell you how excited we are about the
grant," said Anna Maria Elementary School Principal
Jim Kronus. "It will bring our school into the 21st
century in areas of education and communciation."
According to Kronus, applying for the grant
was a competitive process, and he is proud of the
school's eight member grant writing committee. He
believes the committee's success was based on the
detailed plans submitted, and, within the plan, tried to
include the needs of all the stakeholders, not only the
children, but the parents and the community. "When
it is completed, it will be a community project. It will
be something adults will be able to use and have ac-
cess to also," explained Kronus.
Ten percent of the grant money has been allo-
cated to immediately hire an engineer to design the
retrofit. Completion of the rewiring is scheduled for
this summer. By August, 1993, teachers will begin
training and four classrooms are expected be on line
using computers from the school's computer lab plus
hardware purchased with some of the $50,000 allot-
ted by the school.system. Four more classrooms will
be on line by December, 1993, with the school's new
intercom equipment scheduled for installation during
the summer of 1994. By the fall of 1995, all class-
rooms will have been added to the network. At the
end of 1996, a satellite dish will be added to the
CCTV system for additional receiving and the fall of
1997 will begin a program to replace all outdated
hardware used by the students in 1993.
"This technological process will take time. There
will be no immediate benefit this year, but by next year
we will have four classrooms hooked up and then four -
more and have the entire school on line by '96. Some of
today's students will not benefit, but that is not the point.
Look at this year's and next year's kindergarten students
and all the students that will follow long after I am re-
tired," said Kronus.


; Water today,
j beach tomorrow
I These before-and-after
fronting the Martinique
--s I,.- '. Condominium in Holmes
,- Beach give a good example of
what the beach renourishment
S*y, project is offering Anna Maria
Island. The picture above
shows the shoreline Tuesday,
Feb. 9, prior to the beach
renourishment project. The
S picture at left shows the same
0 s. spot on the beach one week
.later. For more about the
... renourishment project, see
page 3.

Photos: Paul Roat



McChesney,

McKay win in

Anna Maria
Challenger Dorothy McChesney and incumbent
George McKay are the winners in Tuesday's election for
two seats on the Anna Maria City Commission, defeat-
ing challenger Tom Turner by a wide margin.
McKay took the greatest number of votes of the
521 registered voters who participated in the city elec-
tion, with 411 people casting ballots for him, or 42.6
percent.
McChesney received 333 votes, or 34.5 percent.
Turner received 220 votes, or 22.8 percent.
Elections officials said 35.4 percent of the elector-
ate participated in the election process.
McChesney and McKay will be sworn into office
Tuesday at 7 p.m.


County listens

to Islanders:


'NO'

to beach fees
In what appears to be a regular Island
event, residents stormed the Manatee County
Commission chambers to argue against beach
parking fees.
But in what has become uncharacteristic
for county officials, they listened to Islanders
and shelved plans to implement the parking
rates at Coquina, Cortez and the Manatee Pub-
lic Beaches.
The fees were slated to be used for beach
landscaping and maintenance. County officials
will now have to find alternate funding sources
for the beach maintenance efforts.
Of the three Island cities, Holmes.Beach
and Anna Maria had vocally opposed the park-
ing fee plan. Holmes Beach City Council mem-
bers even went so far as to pass a resolution
opposing the proposal.
,-'-. Some Bradenton Beach officials had indi-
Scaed approval of the plan. -
-'. sladiers had also opposed plans for a 65-
::fo thigh bridge linking the mainland with
Holmes Beach in a straw poll last year, but county
commissioners voted in favor of the bridge.


SKIMMING THE NEWS ...
Letters page 4
Circus Contest page 10
Police & Fire Reports Page 12, 13
School Lunch Menu page 15
Fishing page 17
Classified page 22,23


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ANNA MARIA ISLANDS FREE WEEKLY NEWSPAPER






[([0 THE ISLANDER/BYSTANDER E FEBRUARY 11, 1993 E PAGE 2
Anna Maria booze law called unconstitutional in lawsuit


By Joy Courtney
Editor
"Ordinance 475 of the City of Anna Maria,
Florida, is unconstitutional or is unconstitutionally
being applied to the Plaintiff," states the lawsuit filed
by attorney Donald Yetter of Bradenton representing
Candy Cain's Inc. against Anna Maria City over its
alcohol ordinance.
According to Ed and Pat Cain, owners and op-
erators of the breakfast and lunch restaurant located at
111 Bay Blvd. S., Anna Maria City, the lawsuit is
their "last call" to obtain an on-premise liquor license
for their establishment under the restrictions of the
alcohol ordinance enacted in January, 1987. The law-
suit comes after all appeals to the City of Anna Maria
have been denied and exhausted.
The Cains contend the City is guilty of selective
enforcement of the ordinance, and, due to this selec-
tive enforcement, has put their business at a competi-
tive disadvantage.
As explained by the Cains, their point of equi-
table enforce is made by the City's refusal to stop the
Sign of the Mermaid Restaurant, owned and operated
by Ed Spring, and located at 9707 Gulf Dr., Anna
Maria City, from dispensing free beer and wine to its
dining patrons.
"Though we have been trying to get the City to
give us a (on-premise) liquor license for five and a
half years, I would have never shook the ship, but
Spring has been doing it for eight months now when
the law says no sale or dispensing of alcohol, with the
emphasis on the word 'dispensing'," said Pat Cain.
Mrs. Cain's reference can be found in Section 4,
entitled "Delivery or Service Prohibited in Certain
Areas, paragraph (d) of ordinance, which states: "It
shall be unlawful for any person or for the officers,
employees, servants or agents of any person holding a
vendor's alcoholic beverage license to: Operate an
establishment where alcoholic beverages are sold or
dispensed within the City limits of the City of Anna
Maria, unless such establishment is at least 2,500 feet
from any other establishment where alcoholic bever-
ages are sold or dispensed; or, at least 2,500 feet form


an established church." Ordinance 475 applies to both
restaurants because each was established after 1987
effective date.
When questioning the City about this issue, Pete
Cain stated he was told that the City would take no
action unless it received a written complaint against
the Sign of the Mermaid. "We won't file a written
complaint on Spring," said Pat Cain. "This isn't Rus-
sia. A neighbor should not have to file a violation
against a neighbor. This is what we have a city coun-
cil and mayor for," she added.
On the subject of restricting Candy Cain's com-
petitiveness, the Cains outlined three problem areas.
They said they could not cover the cost of serving free
beer or wine within their hamburger based menu. "Af-
ter all," said Pat Cain, "the cost of hamburger is the
cost of a hamburger." A customer added, "A place
like Candy Cain's that sells moderately priced food
cannot compete with a restaurant serving higher
priced food having a larger profit margin, or inflate
the cost of its meals and remain competitive with other
restaurants offering the same type of menu."
The Cains' second point is based on restrictions
mandated by their off-premise liquor license, regu-
lated and issued by the State of Florida (the regulation
of off-premise liquor licenses is controlled by the state
and is not within local jurisdiction.) Pete Cain said he
felt his business was at another disadvantage because,
"by law I have to buy my beer from a distributor mak-
ing me pay about $12 a case when Spring can get it on
sale at Walgreen's for what, $9 a case?"
As an aside, the Cains explained a further di-
lemma. Candy Cain's off-premise liquor license per-
mits a patron to buy a beer and consume it only on the
patio outside the restaurant. "Try to explain to a cus-
tomer, especially to someone who does not speak En-
glish well, who wants a beer with their meal on a cold
day, that they have to drink their beer outside with the
weather forcing them to leave their hamburger inside.
We've had some customers suggest we get long
straws and open the windows!" laughed Pat Cain.
The Cains also believe Candy Cain's inability to
serve beer and wine with its meals has limited their


afternoon customer pool and, because they have tried
in the past to add dinner service to expand their opera-
tion, have learned that serving alcohol is an important
amenity to bringing in the evening trade.
Anna Maria City Mayor Ray Simches would
make no comment on the lawsuit except to say it was
in the hands of the city attorney.
Beside demanding Ordinance 475 to be declared
unconstitutional or is unconstitutionally being applied
to Candy Cain's, the summons demands, "The costs
of the action; and
such other and additional relief as to Plaintiff
(Candy Cain's) may be entitled and the costs of this
action." It also demands a response within 20 days of
serving (20 days from Jan. 26) or a default will be
entered against the City for the relief demanded by
Candy Cain's.


Fence outlines

new Island

business?
Ifonepropertyowner'splansforhislandinBradenton
Beach are an indication, a new cottage industry may be
starting on the Island:
Commercial beach parking lots.
George Kokolis, owner of most of the land between
9th and 10th Streets on both sides of Gulf Drive -
including the Gulf Drive Cafe has enclosed much of the
property with a four-foot chain-link fence.
Hehopes to be ableto charge parking fee for people
to use his property, an action spurred no doubt by the
popularity of the Gulf Drive Cafe the business is leased
to Tom Chipain and the projected popularity of the
newly renourished beach along the Island.
The land was the former site of Trader Jack's
restaurant.
Bradenton Beach Planning and Zoning members
decided Tuesday to hold a public hearing, date yet to be
announced, on the request.


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lia THE ISLANDER/BYSTANDER M FEBRUARY 11, 1993 u PAGE 3


Beach project

end expected

by March
Heavy surf briefly halted the beach
renourishment project during the weekend.
But even with the delay, the project of pumping
sand along Anna Maria Island from 13th Street South
in Bradenton Beach to 77th Street in Holmes Beach
should be completed by early March.
Great Lakes Dock and Dredge Co. Foreman Billy
-Coleman told the Islander Bystander Monday the dredge
Illinois should be finished pumping sand within 10 days.
The removal of pipe, smoothing of sand and till-
ing of the beach should take an additional two weeks,
Coleman predicted. Sand tilling to a depth of about
three feet is required by federal officials to make it
easier for sea turtles to dig their nests in the sandy
beach this spring and summer.
Coleman said the two-day delay of pumping was
caused by the six-foot seas churned up by a low pressure
system moving across Florida. Although the 220-foot Il-
linois can more than weather that type of sea, Coleman
said that the threat of the dredge becoming unmoored and
driven onto the new beach caused the stoppage. The Illi-
nois was moved about a mile offshore until early Tues-
day, when dredging was continued.
The high seas have causes some beach erosion as
well. Officials have said the erosion was expected.
Jeannie joins Islander
Journalist Jeannie Friedman, whose credentials in-
clude a B.A. Cum Laude degree in Mass Communica-
tions from the University of Charleston, Charleston, West
Virginia, has joined the staff of The Islander Bystander.
Friedman returned to college after her four chil-
dren were grown and has since written and received
funding for major grants, has written scripts for educa-
tional videos and worked in public relations through
press releases and public service announcements she
has even found time to anchor a television program for
public TV which required her to write her own scripts.


Sharing past and present
Manatee County Commissioner Pat Glass shares her
family "history" with Island Junior Girl Scout Troop
#448 during the Gulfcoast Girl Scout Council
"Discover Women's History Day" held at the
Manatee Historical Village in Bradenton. The concept
of the Girl Scout event, attended by 150 Scouts from
Bradenton, Venice and Fort Myers, was to help the
young girls understand their future by learning from
the past through oral history interviews and pioneer
activities. Other women sharing their life experiences
.were Dorothy Ridings, publisher of The Bradenton
Herald, and Susan Walker, business manager of the
Sarasota Bay National Estuary Program.
Commissioner Glass, or "Mrs. Pat," as she became
known to the girls, shared her Girl Scouting
experiences saying her favorite activity was hiking
and, as part of her personal past, told how her father
was a Featherweight Boxing Champion and politician
...in Cleveland, Ohio.
"Photo: Joy Courtney


Time, not sand, to increase taxes


By Joy Courtney
Editor
The County has no intention to blanket the Is-
land with increased property appraisals and, therefore,
increased property taxes, because of the current beach
renourishment program, according to Bill Cersey, Di-
rector of Appraisal Services, Manatee County Prop-
erty Appraiser.
"The new sand on Anna Maria Island does not
mean we will arbitrarily increase property appraisals.
Our appraisals follow the marketplace," explained
Cersey.
As each grain of sand has been pumped on the
Island during the beach renourishment program,
speculation over increased property taxes has run ram-
pant among residents with many expecting an imme-
diate and unpleasant surprise at property tax time.
There is no need to worry, according to Cersey.
"Property appraisal is an on-going process, we
are continually looking at '91 compared to '92, and so


on, to compare trends of the marketplace. Until we see
a significant and consistent pattern in overall higher
property sales, we are not going to make any immedi-
ate changes. One or two higher sales will not change
the entire Island's property appraisals because there
may be an extenuating reason for the increase, such as
the beach renourishment project has now made an
unbuildable lot buildable. This doesn't mean increased
appraisals will not happen in the future, but any action
on our part will be based on the marketplace, not just
because there is additional sand on the beach." said
Cersey.
He continued, "Gulf front property always goes
up in value because there isn't much left and there is a
high demand it is the pattern and average that is
important to us. There is no way we can measure the
value of the effect of the renourishment program and
simply say assessments Island-wide are going up "X"
percent. There will be no increase this year. Besides,
the reality is, there may be no beach tomorrow."


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And they put up a
parking lot ...
At a recent Holmes Beach City Council meeting,
members passed a resolution against beach user fees.
(You know, paid parking at the beach.) During the discus-
sion, one member of the audience said that Katie Pierola,
mayor of Bradenton Beach, is "ruining the island."
That attitude must stem from the perception that
Pierola sees the user fees as a much needed funding
source for maintenance of the public beaches in her city.
But the public beaches are to be maintained by the
county, and Bradenton Beach has not taken an official
stand on user fees well, not yet anyway.
In Bradenton Beach there is no side street parking.
Although there is selective enforcement, and family
members are not thrown off the street in front of their own
houses, it does mean that beach and visitor parking on the
dead end streets near the beach will not be tolerated.
But the planning and zoning board in Bradenton
Beach is meeting to consider an application from the
owner of the former Trader Jack's property to put in a
commercial parking lot.
In Holmes Beach, the parking on side streets will
have to remain essentially the same, since with the beach
renourishment comes a requirement that the cities make
no substantial changes in the available parking. Holmes
Beach can't just eliminate their side street parking to save
neighborhoods and streets from the onslaught of beach
users looking for free space if the county suddenly de-
cides to impose parking fees.
Thankfully, the county has tabled it's plans for
beach user fees at the present.
We once again propose that maintenance fees come
from the bed tax imposed on tourist rentals.
The Manatee Public Beach parking lot and sur-
rounding grounds, the entrance, the signage, the medians
in the drive-thus, the curbings are all in deplorable con-
dition. The entrance and egress at Cortez and Coquina
need major improvements to put a dent in the traffic flow
(or lack thereof) on Gulf Drive.
We have an excellent concessionaire at both Mana-
tee and Coquina who has improved the quality of his fa-
cility, but the surrounding areas are blighted.
We need a lot more than just sand, because it is a
sad gateway we provide for our visitors. And a paid park-
ing lot scheme is an equally sad proposal, be it commer-
cial or governmentally operated.
Many Islanders are fighting a 65-foot mega bridge
to preserve the quality of their community whether it is
the bridge for Manatee Avenue or Cortez Road. Who will
preserve the island from chain-link fenced parking?
If Bradenton Beach allows it, the property owner
will have a monopoly but probably not for long, to the
detriment of us all.


Last minute concerns No stand from


I regret that this letter will arrive at your desk too
late to appear in the paper before the upcoming elec-
tion in Anna Maria.
Your decision to endorse Ms. McChesney be-
cause she espouses a cause over which she has no con-
trol, and furthermore, which will impact almost no one
in this city, concerns me.
If your intention is to stop the bridge, it must be
for the people of Holmes Beach, and I don't necessar-
ily disapprove.
To the extent that anyone cares about your views,
the real misfortune here is that you place in jeopardy the
chances (for election) of two people, Tom Turner and
Commissioner George McKay, who have made generous
contributions of their time and energy to the City of Anna
Maria, and, for whom the Commission will be a great
forum to continue their efforts.
Bill D'Allaird
Anna Maria

Right on the mark
Your editorial January 21, 1993, "Just say no to
beach tax" was right on the mark. When in doubt -
tax. Just don't call it a tax.
In the last two years, the property millage rate
(tax) in Bradenton Beach increased from 1.61 to 2.75
or 60%. We are still stuck with a 3.5% utility tax on
our water, electricity, telephone and TV bills. Our
garbage rates (tax) have almost doubled in two years
... all these additional taxes during a severe recession.
Now our mayor, the only one of three island cit-
ies, wants to charge a user fee (tax) to use our own
beaches.* The County already receives between
$500,000 to $600,000 from the one cent tourist tax for
beach related expenses. Only half the money pledged
for renourishment had to be used. Where is the rest of
the money going? I hope it is not the same place as our
lottery money?
Our city employees did not take raises this year
to hold the budget down. We still have the same num-
ber of employees, the city operates and looks the
same. The inflation rate is 3 percent where is all the
extra money going? Think about it.
Howie Herman
Bradenton Beach


Bradenton Beach
on fees
The City of Bradenton Beach has not taken a
stand on beach parking fees. The only resolution that
our City has passed has asked Manatee County to ap-
point a study committee. I have, since 1990, brought
these types of issues to the Island Cities meeting table.
We have not actively pursued the fees. It is no secret
that personally I have always sought funds for our
beaches.
Please remember, Coquina and Cortez Public
Beaches are owned by the County. I cannot help it if
there are some people who misunderstand what I say.
Katie Pierola
Mayor, City of Bradenton Beach




at-a-glance
Anna Maria City
Mon., 2/15: City Hall Closed -
Presidents' Day
Tues., 2/16:7 p.m. Swearing in of
newly elected commissioners
Tues., 2/16: 7:30 p.m. Commission
Workshop

Bradenton Beach
Mon., 2/15: City Hall is open
Mon., 2/15: 9 a.m. Community
Redevelopment Agency Coffee

Holmes Beach
Mon., 2/15: City Hall Closed -
Presidents' Day
Tues., 2/16: 7: 30 p.m. Regular
Council Meeting


As publisher, I offer my most sincere apologies to Tom Turner, candidate for the Anna Maria City
Commission. Due to a lack of communication, one of his two political ads was inadvertently omitted from
our paper last week and we regret the untimely nature of the occurance. Bonner Presswood


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By Jeannie Friedman
Islander Reporter
Officer Jason Joel didn't expect to
be battered or to wrestle with a com-
pletely nude suspect when he arrived at
303 Gulf Dr N early Monday morning in
response to a drunk and disorderly com-
plaint made by a neighbor.
Jason had been to Bruce
Schafer's residence earlier to issue a
warning in response to a complaint. On
his second trip, Jason arrested and hand-
cuffed Schafer. When Schafer com-
plained that the cuffs were causing a bum


on his wrist to hurt, Jason agreed to re-
adjust the cuffs. As he did so, Schafer
kicked the officer and jumped over a
couch in an attempt to flee.
When Jason pursued, he grabbed
Schafer by the only article of clothing he
was wearing, his underwear. The under-
wear ripped and came off.
The officer found himself com-
pelled to wrestle the completely nude man
in order to make the arrest.
Schafer was charged with resisting
with force.
Jason's injuries were minor.


Officer battered while

making 'bare' arrest


Wiley resigns from Island

fire control district


Fire District Commissioner Jeff
Willey has resigned his seat on the com-
mission due to his moving outside of the
district.
Willey, a part time resident of the
Island since 1948 and a full-time resi-
dent since 1960, said he was sorry to
have to leave the Island, but business
and personal demands called for him to
leave the island.
Willey said Fire District members


would recommend David Schuckert to
replace him.
That recommendation will go to
Gov. Lawton Chiles, who will appoint a
member of the fire commission to fill
Wiley's term until next year's regularly
scheduled elections.
Willey has served as assistant chief
of police for the City of Anna Maria,
Chief of Police, and as a sheriff's deputy
assigned to Anna Maria.


Beach renourishment

saves car flipper


By Jeannie Friedman
Staff Reporter
Though the renourishment project is
still in progress, some newly pumped
sand kept a Bradenton man from landing
in the Gulf of Mexico early Saturday
morning after he flipped his car on Cortez
Road and then repeated the aerial maneu-
ver on Gulf Drive, coming to rest on the
newly widened beach.
Off-duty Bradenton Beach officer
Burrow observed Charles Wayne
Bowden of Bradenton as his car flipped
on its side and then righted itself at 115th
Street and Cortez Road at 2:15 am. Satur-
day.
Burrow notified on-duty officer Th-
ompson who then observed Bowden con-
tinue at a high rate of speed as his vehicle


again became air borne on Gulf Drive N.,
traveling over a pile of large rocks, and
landing on its side in the sand.
Bowden was unconscious and the
motor of his car still running when Th-
ompson arrived at the scene. The officer
was able to reach the ignition to turn off
the motor but Anna Maria Fire District
personnel had to remove Bowden from
the vehicle with jaws of life equipment.
The defendant was treated and re-
leased at Manatee Memorial Hospital. He
was then arrested for careless driving,
having no proof of insurance, driving with
a suspended license, and for having a war-
rant pending for possession of alcohol on
the beach. Officials are awaiting the re-
sults of tests measuring Bowden's blood
alcohol level.


Howard attempts to scuttle

rental ordinance


Councilman Don Howard did his
homework and came up with two ob-
scure motions to block a vote on the
Holmes Beach tourist rental overlay for
the R-4 district of the city, an area
mostly south of Duffy's.
His motions died for lack of a sec-
ond, however, and with even the Mayor
suggesting more study, the council passed
the ordinance and vowed to move ahead
to other districts in the city.
The ordinance, designed to place
limits and regulations on the amount and
location of resort housing units to prevent
that land use from overwhelming residen-
tial neighborhoods, will actually allow
those properties that have rented for less
than seven-night stays to apply for a legal
status as non-conformities.
Rentals of more than seven days
will be allowed provided the proper
licensure is made by either the owner, a
real estate office or a property manage-
ment firm.
In public comments, Mary Ellen


Reichard questioned the ethics of Coun-
cilman Howard's vote on resort zoning,
apparently in reference to his ownership
of a motel, Plantation Resort, in the A-1,
hotel-motel zone.
After the meeting, Howard told the
Islander Bystander that a conflict does not
exist because "I'm not trying to cut any-
thing. I'm trying to make it credible. We
can't cut people out of business."
But last December Howard did con-
tact Bonnie Williams, executive director
of the Florida Ethics Commission, to
query her on his position.
According to Williams, a letter was
requested from Howard detailing the situ-
ation, and Howard has not sent that letter.
In other business, the council passed
a resolution against beach user fees.
John Fernandez, superintendent of
public works, informed council that al-
though 11 bid packages were sent out for
repair work to the Key Royale bridge,
none were returned. Status of the job is
therefore up in the air.


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'Adopt-a-lift-station'
program requested
Sewer lift station beautification has been requested
by Manatee County for the Island with mixed reviews
among the Island cities.
Lift stations are pumping stations that drive sewage
to the central sewage treatment plant in Bradenton.
Bradenton Beach City Council members questioned
costs and the need to provide landscaping around the
city's four lift stations. They agreed that most of the sta-
tions looked okay the way they were, but they agreed to
contact the residents around the stations to ask if they
would like to participate in the landscaping project.
Holmes Beach City Council members took differ-
ent tack with their nine lift stations. John Fernandez, su-
perintendent of public works, was instructed to work with
Manatee County officials to come up a low-maintenance
landscape scheme for the beautification efforts.
The real key to this "Adopt-a-lift-station" program
is costs: there will be a $27 an hour charge for mainte-
nance, versus a much lower cost if the cities on the Island
do their own maintenance.


Library funds

found in city
An emotional moment, shared by Anna Maria
Elementary School representative Brenda Katz and
the Holmes Beach City Council, was the best it gets
for elected officials.
At last week's council meeting, a request for
donations for a new library at the school was distrib-
uted to the council members, and Aaron Van
Ostenbridge took it upon himself to canvas his neigh-
borhood, producing $757 in donations in 115 minutes.
In spite of the fact that Katz was moved to tears,
the Council noted that they have no funds remaining
in the City for donations. However, the school appears
to be off to a good start, and Van Ostenbridge has
since collected more money for the library.
The council moved on to other business, includ-
ing discussion of adoption of Manatee County's nine
lift stations in the city, referring the county's proposal
to attorney Stephen Dye. The proposal appears des-
tined for approval, requiring Holmes Beach to main-


tain a beautification project at the lift stations. Super-
intendent of Public Works John Fernandez reviewed
the proposal and presented it to the council with his
stipulation that the plantings meet low maintenance
standards of xeriscaping.
A sidewalk on the city's easement, between
buildings at the Martinique Condominium, was ap-
proved at no cost to the city. Although it is seaward of
the setback line, anticipates field approval from the
Department of Natural Resources and the Martinique
will bear any expense for the project.

Hi-1 2 to feature film
A film, "Symbol of Pride," furnished by the
Florida Grand Lodge concerning George
Washington's contributions to Masonry will be shown
at the regular meeting of the Hi-12 Club on Thursday,
Feb. 11.
Social hour will begin at 11 a.m. with the lun-
cheon following at noon at Pete Reynard's restaurant
in Holmes Beach. All Master Masons and their guests
are invited. Reservations for Ladies' Day must be
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Manatee River Orchid Society meeting Mon-
day, Feb. 15, 7 p.m., The Bradenton Herald Commu-
nity Room. Free. Information: 747-2350 or 756-8547.
Gallery of Artists and Artisans' Originals, Mon.
through Sat. 10 a.. to 6 p.m., Sun. 12 to 5 p.m., in
Albertsons Shopping Center, Manatee Ave. & 75th St.
Free. Information: 795-2299.
AAUW Nearly New Book Sale, Thurs. and Fri.,
Feb. 18 and 19, DeSoto Square Mall. Free. Informa-
tion: 753-4996.
Lenny Dee's Musical Revue, sponsored by
American Diabetes Association, Thurs., Feb. 25, 8
p.m., The Bradenton Auditorium. $7.50. Information:
364-8896.
Multi-media exhibition, The Education Center,
Longboat Key, Mon., Feb. 22 through Thurs., March
4. Free. Information: 383-8811.
Design with Flowers Workshop, teacher: Patricia
Kroh who has had four books printed by Doubleday,
begins Fri., Feb. 19, 10 a.m. to noon, Longboat Key.
Reservation necessary; classes limited. Information:
383-2342.




Attend 'Breaking the Cycle of
Domestic Violence'
"Breaking the Cycle of Domestic Violence" will
be the subject of a free presentation by Ashley
Leonard, director of Hope Family Services, from 7 to
8 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 17, at the Anna Maria Is-
land Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave.
Hope Family Services of Bradenton is a support
and referral agency for victims of domestic violence
and their children. An advocate of education and pre-
vention of this 90s epidemic which threatens the men-
tal health of our children, Leonard invites interested
adolescents and adults to learn more about the facets
of family violence, before, during and after.
Among the items to be addressed will be the
impact on children, why victims return for more and
suggestions for cures. Information on resources for
help in this area will also be available.
Information, call 778-1908 or 747-7790.


Train to be a Community Center
peer counselor
The Anna Maria Island Community Center is
looking for adults interested in being trained as peer
counselors. Peer counselors are caring, non-judgmen-
tal volunteers who are trained to listen, offer support
and encouragement, and to make referrals to other
support agencies when needed. A person's own life
experiences can be valuable assets in making one a
good peer counselor.
Training for this volunteer-service position will
involve six half-day work sessions over a six-week
period. The sessions will focus on effective listening
and will utilize a variety of resource people from the
community.
Those interested in participating in the training
are asked to call the Community Center between the
hours of 9:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. at 778-1908.

Fish Fry Friday
The Cortez Volunteer Fire Department will hold
a Fish Fry on Friday, Feb. 12, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at
Cortez Village Fire Station, 4517 123rd St. Ct. W.,
Cortez Village. Adult tickets cost $4 and children un-
der 12 are $2.
For information call, 778-6621.


Guild sidewalk sale
starts Thursday
The Anna Maria Art Guild will hold a "side-
walk" Arts and Craft Fair on Thursday, Feb. 11, and
Friday, Feb. 12, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Island
Shopping Center in Holmes Beach. Everyone is in-
vited to enjoy the outdoors while browsing on the
shaded sidewalk.

Last chance to valentine dance
The Kiwanis Club of Anna Maria Island is spon-
soring a St. Valentine's Dance Thursday, Feb. 11, at
the Anna Maria Island Community Center. This is a
BYOB affair with set-up and snacks available. This is
also a no smoking event. Donations are $10 per person
and available at the door. Proceeds from the event will
be donated to the Anna Maria Elementary School to
enhance its educational programs.


Minnesota Club to meet
The Minnesota Club will hold its regular meet-
ing and dinner on Monday, Feb. 15, at 5:30 p.m. at
Niko's, 6100 Cortez Road. Reservations are needed.
Call Maxine Nelson at 778-3916 or Betty Iverson at
792-3304.

Gallery exhibit "Dance Color"
The Artist's Guild of Anna Maria Island Gallery
will present an open-house viewing of the works of
Bud Coate, Sunday, Feb. 14, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The exhibit titled "Dance Color" depicts the artist's
vision of the intermingling of music, dance and color.
"Dance and music have been recurring themes por-
trayed in various levels of identity," states the artist, Bud
Coate. The underlying theme stems from an artistic inter-
est in the similarities of color, motion, rhythm, tone, etc.,
of music and dance expressed through the medium of the
visual arts. The close relationships of music, dance and
color are believed to be instinctive, stemming from basic
human nature to synthesize these forces to elicit various
emotions from within.
In "Dance Color," artist Bud Coate has at-
tempted to capture this process on paper and canvas.
The public invited and there is no admittance charge.

Toastmasters celebrated 10th
anniversary
Islanders Becky Smith of Kerr Graphics and Is-
land realtor Nick Patsios with former Islander Mary
St. John are pleased to announce the Bradenton Toast-
masters Club will celebrate its tenth anniversary this
evening, Feb. 10, at The Bradenton Herald meeting
room at 7 p.m.
A plaque will be presented to The Bradenton
Herald in appreciation of their support of the club and
the communication skills of Toastmasters Interna-
tional taught world wide.
Toastmasters International was formed in 1924
and in the 69 years since, it has helped over 2 million
people develop their speaking skills. Currently, Toast-
masters International has over 6,000 clubs in more
than 50 countries with more than 125,000 members.
The Bradenton Toastmasters club meets every
Wednesday, at 7 p.m. at The Bradenton Herald, 102
Manatee Avenue West. Visitors are welcome.






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dies of St. Bernard Guild will be held on Tuesday,
Feb. 16.
For further information call, 778-5432, 778-7370
or 778-4769.
Reservations needed
for Italian Night
The Ladies of St. Bernard Guild are sponsoring
the fourth annual Italian Night to be held at St.
Bernard's Welsmiller Activity Center in Holmes
Beach on Saturday, Feb. 27, at 6 p.m. A complete
home-cooked Italian dinner will be offered with danc-
ing to the Hazen Hunter Band.
Admisson is $10 per person (BYOB) and reser-
vations are a MUST. Make reservations by calling
Mabel Peltier at 778-5432, Helen Intile at 778-7370,
Marie Uttendorfer at 792-3631 or Gable Drutowski at
the Church office at 778-4769.

Off Stage Ladies to hold
Valentine lunch
The Off Stage Ladies, a support group of the Is-
land Players, have planned a Valentine luncheon
meeting to be held at the 306th Bombardier Group in
Bradenton on Wednesday, Feb. 10.
Social hour will commence at 11 a.m. with lunch
at noon. Husbands and all significant others will be
honored guests along with the set crew of the Island
Players. A Valentine theme will prevail.
For information, call Val Reiker at 778-5680.

Library closed Monday
The Island Branch Library will be closed Mon-
day, Feb. 15, until 1 p.m. for In-service Day.

Turtle watchers
desperately needed
The Anna Maria Turtle Watch has mixed emo-
tions about the new beach on the Gulf side of Anna
Maria Island. More beach means more loggerhead
turtles will soon come to our shore's to lay their eggs
- this is the good news. The difficult news is that the
group does not have enough volunteers to locate nests
on the vast amount of new sand.
The Turtle Watch needs volunteers to walk the
beaches each morning during turtle season and report
"finds" to area coordinators in Bradenton Beach and
south Holmes Beach. Anyone interested, may call Chuck
Shumard at 778-1156 or Ed Callen at 778-1126.

Male actors needed for
'January 16th'
Director Dottie McChesney still needs five addi-
tional men to complete casting for the Chapel Players'
production of "The Night of January 16th," a court-
room drama by Ann Raud.
The show will run from March 26 to April 4,
1993, in the chapel of Roser Memorial Community
Church in Anna Maria. Call Director McChesney at
778-3045.

Seiler to speak to
Roser Men's Club
The Roser Men's Club will meet for a light
lunch and talk by Lt. Col. Donald Seiler of the Salva-
tion Army at noon on Tuesday, Feb. 26. The topic will
be, "The International Salvation Army."
Seiler and his wife are Island residents. They
have served the Salvation Army for 40 years in this
country and in Africa and Seiler will illustrate his talk
with slides.

Island poet
The fourteenth of February is Valentine's Day
The day all young lovers will have their say
And they will send to their love, candy, flowers and
cards
and new poems will be written by the yards
But why must this be done only one day each year
When it is so easy to show love to those we hold
dear -
For if we greet each other with a smile and a cherry
hello
We'll be spreading our love wherever we go
Bud Atteridge


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Twin beach
By Joy Courtney
Editor
Ok, everybody. Up and at 'em.
Let's go for a walk. Maybe, just maybe,
we can keep up with twins, Harriet
Ward and Jean Sames of Ana Maria
City. Many Islanders have already no-
ticed the pair, dressed alike, rain or
shine, purposely walking along the
streets and beaches.
They are identical in more ways
than one their entire lives have been
devoted to healthy activities and enjoy
the great outdoors.
Jean lived in Catawba Island in
Ohio with her husband Carl, now de-
ceased. They enjoyed biking and hik-
ing. Harriet and her husband, also now
deceased, lived in Berkeley and many
years of outdoor activities including
backpacking in the Sierras.
Now walking has become the pas-


Twin
Walkers
Twins Harriet Ward
and Jean Sames
walk four miles
before breakfast
every morning and
then, as "frosting on
the cake" walk a few
miles after dinner.
Photo: Joy Courtney















h walkers
sion of the twins, who have made Anna
Maria Island their winter home. "It's
warm and beautiful here," said Harriet,
"and we can't say enough about how
much we enjoy walking the beach."
The twins are part of a control
group in a research study of twins by
Kaiser Hospital in Oakland.
The study involves the cardiovas-
cular system and nutrition and their
walking should be of benefit to them as
well as the study.
Will they keep walking? They an-
swer in stereo, "yes" To back that up,
they recently joined the U. S. Senior
Sports Organization and will decide
soon if they are going to compete.
The next time you see the twin
walkers, join them for some healthy
exercise. Smile or wave.
But do it quickly they'll be out
in front of you in a second.


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Family tree blossoms at 80th birthday
Charlotte James Bush of Anna Maria City recently cerebrated her 80th
birthday but not alone. Her children, their families and a gaggle of
relatives came in from around the United States to surprise her! "I can't
believe I didn't have a heart attack," smiled Charlotte as she enjoyed the
excitement of having so much family around. The family visit included her
daughter, Jackie Bush Collopy, with her husband, Bruce, and their family,
Christopher, Kent and Catherine, all from Altanta, Georgia. Charlotte's
son, Jim, came came from Seattle, Washington, with his wife, Diane, and
their daughter, Lynn, with her husband, Tom Hammond, who flew in from
Newton, Mass. Her second son, Bill, flew in from Las Vegas, Nevada. Other
family members included in the surprise were Kathleen and Mark Winward
and their son, Christian, all from Norfolk, Virginia; Cynthia Nelson, with
her children, Erin, Megan and Zachary from Anoka, Minn., and Nancy Bush
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Island to pop up
in mystery novel
The protagonist and
I setting for a new mystery
w_-- series is no longer a
mystery. Lary Crews,
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Veronica Slate mysteries,
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Paraplegic needs Island home


Five years ago, a car accident changed Anna
Maria City resident Diana Parke's life it left her
paralyzed from the neck down. She and her full-time
care person, Dan Kisiel, have been given notice to
move from their duplex: this action includes losing
income from Kisiel's managing of the property.
Since January 20, Kisiel has been looking every-
where on the Island for a place that would meet the
Parke's needs. "We are desperate. I don't know what
in the world we are going to do. Every place I have
looked either is on the second floor, is too expensive,
has too many steps or we can't get a wheelchair


through," said Kisiel. "Plus the income we are losing
is serious. She cannot do anything for herself. I have
to be here, or hire someone to take care of her in my
absence if I have to take a job away from home."
Kisiel stated an on-property management posi-
tion would be ideal.
"I know this is a lot to ask, but if we could find
a lease/purchase management situation it would be an
answer to our prayers. This is very difficult for her
(Parke). We need to find a place where we will never
have to move from again," said Kisiel.
The Park/Kisiel phone number is 778-0335.


Kids ... color your way into the

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For one lucky stu-
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Elementary School, the
announcement "Ladies
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Hamilton's celebrate
55th anniversary
Alfred and Myrtle Hamilton of Cortez Trailer
Park recently celebrated their 55th wedding anniver-
sary with friends in Fort Myers.
The Hamiltons were married Feb. 2, 1938. She is
the former Myrtle Flaherty.
They have three children Jack of Maple Shade,
NJ; Joan Carmen, of Absecon, NJ, and Robert, of
Bradenton. The Hamiltons also enjoy eight grandchil-
dren and two great-grandchildren.
Mr. Hamilton is retired. He was a sales represen-
tative for Firestone. Mrs. Hamilton is a homemaker.
They have lived in Manatee County for 16 years.

O'Bannon engagement
announced
Susan O'Bannon of Holmes Beach and Mr. and
Mrs. Steffin Goodwin of Petersburg, Mich., announce
the engagement of their daughter, Pamela Goodwin
Wheeler of Bradenton, to Joseph Wright Adcock of
Bradenton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Louie Adcock of St.
Petersburg.
The couple will wed March 20 at St. Thomas
Episcopal Church, St. Petersburg.
Miss Wheeler attended Manatee High School
and is a 1988 graduate of Manatee Police Academy. A
member of the Fraternal Order of Police, she is a po-
lice officer with Bradenton Police Department.
The bridegroom-elect attended St. Petersburg High


room, and the grand prize winner will become the
honorary ringmaster at the opening performance.
Students will receive copies of the clown shown
here with the newspaper today to fill in a face and
color. The colored artwork is due back at the school
on February 15 for judging.
The awards will be made at the school by the
circus's representative, Baby Lisa the elephant on
Monday, February 22.
Two performances, at 5 and 7 p.m. on February
25, are major fund-raising events for the Anna Maria
Island Community Center.


School and received a degree in natural resource manage-
ment from Western Carolina University. A member of
Sigma Phi Epsilon, he is an environmental scientist with
Camp Dresser & McKee Environmental Firm.


Photo: Joy Courtney
Pulling or pedaling
Don't know which one was getting the most
exercise, but both owner and pet seemed to be
enjoying their fast-paced outing together along
Marina Drive in Holmes Beach. Maybe there is
an answer the dog was panting and the owner
was smiling.


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T.K Angell, Sr.


Thomas Karl 'T.K.' Angell Sr.,
58, of Anna Maria City, died Feb. 2 in
HCA/L.W. Blake Hospital.
T.K., as he was known to the Is-
land, came to our area from Adrian,
Michigan, to found T.K Angell Electric
32 years ago. During his Island life, he
contributed to other Islanders through
his 25 years as a volunteer firefighter
with the Anna Maria Fire District and
as a member, over the years, of the Is-
land Privateers, Kiwanis and Rotary
Clubs. Without fanfare, through T.K.
Angell-Electric, he donated the lights
for the tennis courts and baseball field
at the Anna Maria Island Community
Center. T.K. was also an avid blood
donor having donated 10 gallons over
his lifetime. His donation was kept "on
account" at the blood bank to be used,
at no charge, by any Islander who
needed this expensive life-giving fluid.
As generous, was T.K.'s account at Is-
land Foods; if an Island family could
not afford food, he'd let them charge
groceries never alcohol or cigarettes -
but groceries, to feed the entire family.
On the lighter side, he was a "life
member" of Duffy's Tavern and
counted Mayor Pat of Holmes Beach
and owner of Duffy's Tavern among
his best friends. "The best girlfriend he
had on the whole Island was Pat or
'Miss Duffy' as he called her, said his
wife, Susan. One of T.K.'s favorite
pastimes was car racing and he be-
longed to an Island group who shared
his enthusiasm and traveled throughout


Angell
the state and east coast following the
circuit. And, not to be forgotten he
would only own vehicles made by Ford
Motor Co.
T.K. is survived by his wife, Su-
san; two sons, Thomas Jr., of Braden-
ton, and Mark Miller of Norfolk, Va.;
three daughters, Carol and Heather,
both of Anna Maria and Julie Miller
Morgan of Cicero, Ind.; a brother,
Steven of Merritt Island, and two
grandchildren.
No local visitation was held. A
memorial service was held Saturday at
Griffith-Cline Funeral Home, in
Holmes Beach, with the Rev. Larry
Wells officiating. Memorials may be
made to Anna Maria Island Community
Center, P.O. Box 253, Anna Maria, FL
34216.


Josephine A. LoCicero


Josephine A.' LoCicero, 75, of
Holmes Beach, died Feb. 1 in James A.
Haley Veterans Administrative Hospital.
Born in Tampa, Mrs. LoCicero
came to Holmes Beach in 1963. She
was a retired major after 22 years in the
U. S. Army Nurse Corp. She served in
World War II and the Korean War,
where she received the Bronze Star for
meritorious service. She served as na-
tional chairwoman of the American


Legion Child Welfare Foundation.
She is survived by two sisters,
Mary Rotolo and Sarah DeDiego.
Visitation was held in Tampa. A
funeral mass was held at St. Joseph
Catholic Church, Tampa, with entomb-
ment following in Myrtle Hill Memo-
rial Park. Memorials may be made to
the American Legion Child Welfare
Foundation Inc., P. 0. Box 1055, India-
napolis, Ind. 46206.


Pine's Trailor Park enjoys

night at the symphony


By Frances Roche
Island Contributor
Folks at The Pine's Trailor Park in
Bradenton Beach were recently treated to
a concert experience in the recreation hall.
Composer Lawrence Rackley conducted
via tape his original work, "The Cham-
bered Nautilus-Episodes for Orchestra."
Lawrence Rackley, known in the
park as Larry Smith, did not use a baton or
a symphony orchestra. Instead he used his
vocal cords and a recording device.
The concert was enhanced by the
professor from Kalamazoo University in
Michigan explaining the music and its
composition from inspiration to premier.
Yoshimi Takeda, music director and
conductor of the Kalamazoo Symphony
Orchestra, presented the piece at the
James W. Miller Auditorium in
Kalamazoo in March 1992.
Larry explained to the audience of
75 persons that the relationship between
a chambered nautilus and his composition
was one of structure. Just as the gastropod
evolves from small spaces in its carapace
to larger one, so, too, does the music of his
piece.


Elaborating on his explanation, he
explained that the Oliver Wendel Holmes
poem "The Chambered Nautilus" espe-
cially the line, "Build thee more stately
mansions, 0 my soul" was the inspiration,
his piece was not impressionistic.
Toes tapped, or minds wandered,
according to the intensity of the 12 min-
utes of uninterrupted music that followed
the musical, plus the musician's lecture.
According to Larry, "One listener
may build castles in air; another may
sense a sort of geometrical fractual devel-
opment; another may pursue a metaphor
relating to successive stages of live ...
they are all perfectly right."
Episodic, "The Chambered Nauti-
lus" begins with a childish chant of two
notes, "la, la."
Rackley's work is not a symphony.
It is more in the nature of a tone poem. A
lively well-architectured stanza by stanza
emotional escapade.
The residents of the park were
treated to a program that college students
pay high tuition for. Gratitude was ex-
pressed by a standing ovation for the per-
formance.


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Island Police Reports
Anna Maria
Feb. 1 a.m. 800 blk. N. Shore Dr
Burglary from auto
A radio was stolen from a car. The exact time of the theft is
not known.

Bradenton Beach
Feb. 1 1:40 p.m. Cortez Beach Bur-
glary from auto
Man's wallet, credit cards, U.S. currency, man's watch, and
ladies's purse stolen.
Feb. 2 Btw. 5:30 & 7:30 p.m. 1800 Blk Gulf
Dr N Criminal Mischief
Unknown persons) slashed convertible top.
Feb. 3 2:46 p.m. Coquina Beach Bur-
glary from auto
Wallet stolen from vehicle. No evidence of forced entry.
Feb. 3 3:25 p.m. Coquina Beach Bur-
glary from auto


1993 *PAGE 12
Entry gained by breaking vent window on driver's side.
Traces of blood detected. Wallets taken from vehicle.
Feb. 3 7:46 p.m. 100 blk 5th St S Auto
Theft
Complainant reported that car had been stolen from driveway
but complainant was too intoxicated to sign affadavit.
Complainant advised to sign affadavit when a more sober
state.
Holmes Beach
Feb. 3 2:39 a.m. 7800 blk Gulf Dr
Driving while license suspended
Vehicle stopped by officer because operator was driving left
of center. Officer determined there was an active warrant for
defendant's arrest for DWLS. Defendant was arrested and
transported to Manatee County Jail.
Feb. 4 2:30 a.m. 3000 blk Gulf Dr
Driving while license suspended Driver stopped by officer
after he was observed making an abrupt left turn without
giving a signal. Defendant did not possess a driver's license.
Summons issued for DWLS.
Feb. 4 5:16 p.m. 2300 blk E Bay Dr
Theft from business
A female attempted to steal an ankle bracelet from the Island


Bazaar by wrapping the bracelet around her arm and
covering it with her blouse sleeve. An employee appre-
hended her and the police were called. The store owner
pressed charges. A court date was set.

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Junior fire fighters
The Anna Maria Fire District
visited the School for
Constructive Play in Anna
Maria City. The children
toured the shiny fire truck and
got to try on "real, live fireman
helmets." The firefighters of
tomorrow are (front row)
Hanna Cannon, Amy Smith,
F Emily Smith, Corey Stewart,
Steven Winkelspecht, Daniel
2 Costa, and Erik Stahr, (back
row) Michael Cramer, Bradley
Bryant and Danny Williams,
(on the truck) Peter Stanick
and Christopher Mowry.
Photo: Maria Richards


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PAGE 14
S' ... ......... Buy a chocolate bar and get a sub
Fourth and fifth graders of Anna
Maria Elementary School are selling
the World's Finest Milk Chocolate
with Almonds bar for $1. The wrapper
includes a coupon for a free sub
W o T c (some restrictions apply) from the
Subway. Proceeds are designated to
4 the Anna Maria Island School Library
n tCommittee to purchase additional
books for the forth-coming new school
library. So buy a bar for a buck from
the hardworking students represented
by Larissa deBetz, Nicole Wagner,
Seth Mitchell, Bell Floto, Greg
-. Granstad and Lucina Courtney.



School photos by Joy Courtney


running during the Walkathon

Anna Maria Elementary School held its annual fast moving fund-raiser The Walkathon. All
students, from kindergarten to fifth grade, found sponsors to "pay" for 15 minutes of hard running
or walking around an established course on the grounds of the school. The students earned
Walkathon T-shirts, caps, and water bottles for their efforts with approximately $3,400 in profit
going towards the purchase of new soccer and physical education equipment and computer
hardware and software. At left are the girls from Mrs. Brockway's and Mrs. Thomas' second grade
classes warming up before they hit The Walkathon course. At lower left, the students grab a glass
of water at the water station to keep them going. One water-getter took a spill in more ways than
one! Down to the finish is pictured lower right the kids ran until they could run no more!


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Commendable performance Gung-Hey-Fat-Choy (Happy New Year!)
For the week ending January 29, these are the "Students of the Week" at Anna Students from Lynn McDonough's kindergarten class in conjunction with Toni
Maria Elementary School. Kneeling are Jon Robert McLaughlin and Zach Lashway and Karen Paul's third grade classes, made traditional dragons to lead
Stockmaster. First row are Kellie Cobb, Alex Blossom, Duane Howard, Max a Chinese New Year parade through the classrooms. As part of their study, the
Brickse, and Amanda Sebastiano. Back row are Mathew Losek, Meredith Kahl, students also enjoyed a talk by Islander Ann Goodrich who was a missionary in
Nicole Wirth, Emmy Frost and Vaughan James. China during the 1920s. While involving the children with her collection of
Ch- - - -i l.. ni o,-, monr 7hi w . 100tv n- ld dant ilteGvik- todrlirh / let the children


.. e..... ee e.ee Oe ..o.... .... ............. .....
Anna Maria School menu
Thursday, 2/11/93
Breakfast: Scrambled Egg, Toast, Juice
Lunch: Turkey w/Rice, Vegetables, Hot Roll, Orange Juice, Peanut Butter Bar
* Friday, 2/12/93
. Breakfast: Cereal, Toast, Fruit Cup
VALENTINE MENU
Lunch: Heartbeat Fiestado, Corn O'Brien, Sweetheart Salad, Valentine Dessert
Monday, 2/15/93
Breakfast: Cereal, Toast, Fruit
. Lunch: Grilled Chicken Breast on Bun, Lettuce & Tomato Salad, Fruit Cup .
Tuesday, 2/16/93
* Breakfast: Waffle Sticks w/Syrup, Fruit Juice
. Lunch: Junior Cuban Sandwich, Broccoli, Lettuce & Tomato Salad, Cookie .
Wednesday, 2/17/93
* Breakfast: (2) Toast, Fruit Juice
Lunch: Spaghetti w/Meat Sauce, Green Beans, Italian Salad, Hot Roll
* All meals served with milk.


TEACHER RECOGNITION

Vicky Small, teacher of split class for third and
fourth grade at Anna Maria Elementary School is the
school's nomination for Teacher of the Year. Con-
gratulations Ms. Small!


nese cot ng, some over years o an uens
handle a real piece of the Great Wall of China.


Essay contest winners
The Oseola Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution sponsored an
essay contest, with the theme of "famous landmarks of the American Revolution,"
at Anna Maria Elementary School. The winners are Tori Wogatzke who wrote her
essay on Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, J.D. Hapner whose essay about Buckman
Tavern in Lexington Green, Massachusetts put him among the winners,
and Logan Shields earned his honor with an essay about Fort Necessity
in Pennsylvania.


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778-6118


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Plumbing Inc.


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We welcome you to enjoy full detail service
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By appointment at your convenience, of course.
We use absolutely the finest products for your car
and for the environment.
For a cleaner car, call today.
CALL TOLL FREE ON MOBILE #356-4649
OR LEAVE MESSAGE AT 778-7978.


Anna Maria Island Veterans of For-
eign Wars Post 8199 announce the win-
ners of their recent Island children's Fish-
a-thon.
For catching the "Most Fish,"
Jonathan Bates took first place, Kyle Dale
was awarded second place and Jessie
Ferguson and Matt Losek tied for third.
Having a great day by catching the "Big-
gest Fish" were first place winner Jacob
Becker, second place winner Tina
Burridge and third place winner Melanie
Hicks.
Little, but still mighty, were "Small-
est Fish" winners, Chris Dale, first place;
Logan Shields, second place; and Sharon
Burridge, third place. The most "Unusual
Fish" was caught by Ian Tucker. The
"Smallest Fisherman" award was taken
by Steven Caton.
Sponsors of the event were Far
Away Places, Harlan One Hour Photo,
LaPensee Plumbing, Mar Vista, Key T.
Shirts, Rosalie's Boutique, Crown &


Thistle, Smith Realtors, Beach Bistro,
Libby and Grady Smith, Kerr Graphics,
Old Florida Realty, Island Canvas, Island
Discount Tackle, Dry Dock Tavern,
Bradenton Beach Hardware, Webb's Is-
land Arcade, Charlie and Pat Hendricks,
Doug Dowling Realty, Beaver Products,
Betsy Hills Realty, Fast Eddie's, Galati
Marine, The Brown Pelican, Anything
Goes, Anchor Inn, Mister Roberts, Island
Rental, Don Pampuch, Bob Rhoden, June
Gilley, Marion Smith Realty, Hair No-
tions, Barefoot Trader, Bay Area Travel,
Holmes Beach Barber Shop, Holmes
Beach Hardware, Action Liquors, Sun &
Surf, D. Coy Ducks, Gulf Bay Realty, Jim
Mixon Insurance, Mike Norman Realty,
West Coast Refrigeration, Holmes Con-
struction Co., J&J Graphics, Arlow
Bailey, Richard Muncie, John P. Huth In-
surance, Linda's Sunnyside Up Cafe,
Holmes Beach Realty, Radar's Reef, Key
Income Tax, Duffy's Tavern, Island Flo-
rist, and Island Foods


Little League looking for umpires


The Anna Maria Island Commu-
nity Center needs umpires for the com-
ing Little League season.
Training will be provided. Inter-


ested volunteers are asked to attend an
umpires' meeting on Thursday, Feb.
11, at 7 p.m. at the Island Community
Center.


Anna Maria Island

Community Center

Schedule


Youth Programs
After School Latch Key Program
Teen Program
Youth Softball League
Jazz Dance Class
Tap Dance Class
Junior Chess Club
Pre-School Ballet
Speechcraft/Toastmasters Club
Tennis Clinic
Youth Art Classes
Youth Basketball
Adult Programs
Oil Painting
Medicare Assistance


Speechcraft/Toastmasters Club
Jazzercise
Bridge Club
Writing to Publish
Gentle Aerobics
Line Dancing
Tennis
Crafts & Sewing
Adult Volleyball
Adult Basketball
Chess Club
Island Travel Club
For details and information concern-
ing specific programs, call the Cen-
ter at 778-1908.


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VFW announces

Fish-a-thon winners


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Say you saw the ad when you shop
with the advertisers in the
ISLANDER
BYSTANDER


Golf tips as offered

by Woods and Egan


Golf Tip: One of the three basic sand trap lies, outside of the Puff (good) and
Buried, is the Fried Egg lie. When faced with this lie, simply think of the ball as
.the yolk and the surrounding sand as the white of the egg. Open your stance,
aim left of the target, take your club outside and cut the entire egg out of the trap.
Make sure to hit through the ball and finish the swing.






U[ THE ISLANDER/BYSTANDER 0 FEBRUARY 11, 1993 0 PAGE 17


From big time to big red stars


By Bob Ardren
Outdoor Correspondent
So now that we're getting our new big time beach,
we're going to be big time right?
I mean that big, new fence around the old Trader
Jack's surely signals that something's up. From what I
hear, plans are for a big time commercial parking lot for
folks going to our big time beach.
Maybe we'd better be careful about how big time
we want to become.
Couple of months ago I wrote about how, on aver-
age, we kill two manatees a year in local waters with our
power boats. That number comes from a study done by
the Sarasota Bay Program.
Now, I know two killings a year may not sound like
a whole lot to some people, but the critter is endangered,
after all, and its continuing survival depends on us. We
can either take some precautions or just kiss 'em off and
shove the throttles forward claiming it ain't really our
fault God made manatees so slow and dumb."Slow and
dumb." Funny how that's what some folks call most any-
thing they think is getting in their way.
Anyway, speed limit signs are beginning to sprout
up in Sarasota Bay and surrounding waters and I sup-
pose that's going to help protect the beasts. But a fellow
up in Edgewater claims to have an invention to do even
more.
Kenneth Kroeber claims his Hydro-Shield device -
a plate shaped like a ski mounted below the prop not
only protects manatees, it also helps a boat get up on
plane.
Here's how it works. Bolted to the skeg, the shield
acts as a wing in the water and helps raise the back of the
boat greatly reducing "hole shot" times. This means the
boat gets up on plane at lower speeds, resulting in greater
fuel economy, while upswept ends on the wing result in
greater steering stability. These kinds of devices have
been around for years, but they all mounted above the
prop on the cavitation plate, offering no protection from
the prop for anything it happens to hit. Like manatees.
I know, I know. The whiners will say that "only half


the manatees killed are killed by props, the rest are wiped
out by the impact of the boat itself." And that's true too.
But if you'd like to make your fishing boat perform
better, maybe save a little gas, and protect your prop with-
out one of those bulky and expensive basket prop guards,
maybe the $40 a Hydro-Shield costs would be a good
investment. And maybe, just maybe, manatees are a test
of us.
If you're interested, Kroeber can be reached at PO
Box 1487, Edgewater, FL 32141 or call (904) 426-0890.
Hey, maybe the commercial fishermen aren't para-
noid after all. Maybe there really is a conspiracy against
them. Let me tell you a little story.
Last Christmas I was gifted with a membership in
the Florida Conservation Association by a friend prob-
ably trying to improve my respectability. Since I, like
many of my friends, have problems with the FCA's con-
troversial (not to say selfish) stand on net fishing, I
frankly didn't get very excited about the whole thing.
So when an envelope with the name "Coastal Con-
servation Associaton, Houston, Texas" showed up in my
mail, I assumed it was some sort of news release or news-
letter. But upon opening the envelope, I discovered a
couple of Florida Conservation Association stickers, a
genuine cloth patch with FCA emblem and a membership
card in the Coastal Conservation Association. And that
membership card had the emblem of the Coastal Conser-
vation Association printed upon it a single bright red
star, identical in design to the ones I saw in Red Square/
Moscow a few years ago. Hmmmmm. (What I was doing
there is a whole other story, but anyway ...
Yeah, the commercial fisherfolkjust might be on to
something. Those two big stickers, including one kinda
looking like a redfish about the size of a bumper sticker,
and another that was just an FCA emblem came along
with a genuine cloth patch in the shape of the emblem
(and not a one with any bright red star). But there it was
on the membership card, both big and bright. And real
red. A single, portly-looking star.
Not just pink. Red.
Hmmm. See you next week.





Now that's
.',. --a big one
Anglers from Young's
Landscaping clipped more
than they bargained for
while fishing with charter
Captain Phil Shields. These
smiling fishermen caught
this 90 pound cobia off of
the "Reef Reacher" last
week.


Sheepshead still around


grouper moving out


By Mike Heistand
Carl from Perico Harbor Bait & Tackle reports
grouper are moving out. He said the charter boat cap-
tains are coming in with their limit of fish with Cap-
tain Todd Romaine coming in with lots of sheepshead
and trout. Carl also mentioned the shrimp are getting
smaller when they are delivered.
Arkee from the Bradenton Beach Pier says lots
of trout and big stringers of sheepshead and a few
flounder are being caught using live shrimp, frozen
shrimp and frozen squid for bait. He also said a few
pompano and a few redfish are also being caught with
whiting being snared at night.
Captain Rick Gross with "Fishy Business II"
reports his passengers have been catching lots and lots
of sheepshead up to four pounds. Also he said his boat
has been catching a few redfish around structures us-
ing live shrimp for bait.


Captain Mike Heistand with "Magic" reports
his clients have been catching sheepshead up to five
pounds, triggerfish and permit using live shrimp for
bait.
Captain Phil Shields with "Reef Reacher" says
his passengers have been catching grouper and snap-
per offshore are hitting good, with big amberjack on
the wrecks. Phil's biggest fish of the week was a 102
pound amberback.
Clients of Captain Mark Bradow have been
catching sheepshead, flounder and redfish using live
shrimp and live shiners for bait.
Captain Dave Pinkham with Gulf to Bay Charters
reports he has been fishing offshore, about 15 to 20 miles
out, catching red grouper up to 12 pounds, black grouper
up to 18 pounds and big mangrove snapper up to six
pounds. Also, he said they have been catching triggerfish
and porgeys using live and cut bait.


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& BUSINESS SERVICES, INC.

Individual, Partnership and Corporate
TAX PREPARATION

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FOR APPOINTMENT 778-5710
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778-3880

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The Islander Bystander.


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Consignment/Brokerage is
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412 Pine Ave., Anna Maria
778-5577
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OUTBOARD SALES Sea Drive & OMC Cobra Stem Drive
ANNA MARIA ISLAND TIDE TABLES
FEB. AM HIGH PM HIGH AM LOW PM LOW
THU 11 3:05 1.2ft 2:53 2ft 7:50 .5ft 9:51 Oft
FRI 12 4:30 .9ft 3:32 2.1ft 8:01 1ft 11:17-.1ft
SAT 13 4:25 2.1ft -
SUN 14 -- 5:28 1.1ft 12:46 .6ft -
MON 15 -- 6:42 2ft 2:08 .3ft ---
TUE 16 7:59 2ft 3:10 .4ft -
WED 17 12:16 1.1ft 9:02 2ft 4:38 .4ft 3:13 1ft
'Cortez High Tides 7 minutes later.
Low Tides 1 hour and 6 minutes later.



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SPECIAL!


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Special Regrip $1.99 each
Putters $15.75 and up ...
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announces the association of

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FAMILY PRACTICE: -
3909 East Bay Drive
Suite 100
Holmes Beach
Accepting Medicare Assignment
as of January 1, 1993
NOW ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS
778-1007 Day/Night 9 to 5: 778-6631



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5343 Gulf Drive Suite 900 Holmes Beach, Florida 34217 778-2445
14 YEARS SERVICE TO THE
ISLANDS AND WEST i
BRADENTON
Diagnostics
Bathing
Boarding
Dentistry
Medicine
Surgery
Limited Grooming
Gentle, Compassionate, Care
24 Hour Emergency
Palma Sola
Animal Clinic William V. Bystrom DVM
6116 Manatee Avenue West Bradenton, Florida 34209 794-3275


Island


Church James M Metts, Jr. Pastor
9:45 AM ........................................... SUNDAY SCHOOL
8:45 ............................SUNDAY MORNING WORSHIP
11 AM .........................SUNDAY MORNING WORSHIP
7 PM ............................SUNDAY EVENING WORSHIP
7 PM ......................WEDNESDAY PRAYER MEETING
Nursery for all Services
"A Loving People, On a Lovely Island, Preaching Christ!"
8605 Gulf Drive Anna Maria, Florida 778-0719


1toser WMemorial Community- C(jttrcJ
The Rev. An Interdenoni;national Christian Church
Frank W. Serving the Comrnnitnity Since 1913
Hutchison,
Pastor 9:00...............FIRST WORSHIP
9:00 ................Sunday School
10:30 ..........SECOND WORSHIP
10:30............ Children's Church
Sat. 5 PM.......... Seaside Worship
.. 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria
S Come, Celebrate Christ Transportation & NurserV Available 778-0414



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First Church of Christ, Scientist
6300 MARINA DRIVE HOLMES BEACH
SUNDAY SERVICE & SUNDAY SCHOOL 10:30 AM
WEDNESDAY 7:30 EVENING SERVICES

READING ROOM.
5314 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach
Monday thru Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.






F-W FUNERAL HOMES
KEITH L. GRUENDL
General Manager
BRADENTON HOLMES BEACH
720 Manatee Avenue W. 6000 Marina Drive
3904 Cortez Road West (813) 778-4480
(813) 748-1011 FAX 746-6459


Anna Maria
DATE ADDRESS TYPE FROM/TO LISTS SALES
1/21 214 Archer Way Home Austin to Hines Unk $117,000
ground level 2bed/1.5bath/lcarport home, 1000 s.f., built in 1974, 90x125 lot.

Bradenton Beach
DATE ADDRESS TYPE FROM/TO LISTS SALES
1/19 301 23rd St Home Mischke to Northfield $86,000 $89,000
ground level 2bed/lbath/lcarport home, 888 s.f., built in 1953, 50x100 lot.
1/22 1906 Gulf Dr Condo Vandervrede to Daniels $54,000 $45,000
lbed/lbath efficiency condo, 475 s.f., built in 1985.

Holmes Beach
DATE ADDRESS TYPE FROM/TO LISTS SALES
1/19 511 75th St Home Rogers to Sato $259,900 $210,000
two story canal front, 4bed/2.5bath/2car home w/caged pool, 2258 sf, built 1973, 180x120 lot.
1/20 504 71st St Home Freeman to Moses Unk $151,300
ground level 4bed/2bath/l carport home, 3000 sq. ft., built in 1969, 100x150 lot.
1/20 650 Key Royale Dr Home Kerr to Dehass & Lacy $225,000 $210,000
ground level 3bed/2bath/2car home, 1696 s.f, built in 1968, 87x142 lot.
1/21 2812 Avenue E Duplex Laricchia to McLean $269,000 $260,000
gulffront, ground level 2bed/lbath/lcarport duplex, 1680 s.f, built in 1968, 50x100 lot.


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Sale of the

Week

... or perhaps I
should say VIDEO
SALE of the week

824 and 825 South Bay
Blvd., a bay front 2
bedroom, 2 bath home with
boat dockage across the
street, was listed for
$500,000 seven months ago
by Betsy Hills Real Estate. It
was sold by Betsy January
28 for $400.00. The first
offer, partially induced by a
special video presentation
done by the Hills
organization for listings over
$250.00, was accepted
without angst and everybody
is happy forever after.


RED CEDAR LOG CABIN

IN WESTERN NORTH

CAROLINA MOUNTAINS

Completely Furnished for $67,500.

6 x 12" hand-hewn logs. 9 years old, 2 bedroom, great room with vaulted
ceilings and log rafters, native stone fireplace. Detached log garage with
workshop, modem heating system, screened-in back porch. Surrounded
by woods. Wall to wall carpeting throughout with rhododendrons,
dogwoods hemlocks, pines, blueeries, and blackberries. Extensive stone-
work, central spring and well-water system, cable TV available. 3,000 ft.
elevation, 1 hour north of Asheville, NC, 4 miles to Spruce Pine, NC.
Near ski areas, golfing, fishing, hiking, swimming and river rafting.
Interior and exterior pictures available.By owner.
Call Sarasota, FL phone # (813) 378-3224.


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ISLAND
REAL ESTATE
OF ANNA MARIA ISLAND
Maureen Dowd, Uc. Real Estate Broker


.reen
REAL ESTATE
OF ANNA MARIA


778-0455
9906 Gulf Drive
Next to the
Anna Maria Post Office


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MLS


DICK MAHER
Licensed Real Estate Salesman
After Hours 778-6791
778-2261 778-2244
605C Manatee Av W 401.Pine Av
Holmes Beach Anna Maria
OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK
TOLL FREE 1-800-422-NEAL



Deep Canal Home
1/2 Block to Bay &
Intracoastal
3 Blks to Gulf Beach
2BR/2BA, about 2,000 sf,
15 x 30 Pool,
516 56th St, Holmes
Beach. $187,000. Call
owner for appointment!
778-2952






Wickedly attractive
3BR/3BA home,
CHOICE location on
Bay, walking beach,
designed for PRIVACY;
wall of glass in .
GREATROOM; new
kitchen & Master BR
Suite, professional
landscaping, light &
bright & fun. $395,000
BY OWNER 778-4488


The Prudential

Florida Realty


Karin B. Stepha
Ihre specialisiert immobilenmaklerin fOr Ann
Private: 388-1267 Office 778-0766 Mo


_- North Point Harbor Masterpiece!
This 4 bedroom, 4.5 bath North Point Harbor home is a 4,500 s.f. masterpiece, with
a spectacular view of Tampa Bay and the Sunshine Skyway bridge. An artistic
entryway leads to an impressive and elegant European style floorplan. All bed-
rooms and living areas have beautiful views. A circular drive winds gracefully to a four
car garage. Offered at $750,000. #00KS900. Call Karin Stephan, (813) 388-1267.
* WILDWOOD SPRINGS very nice large 2 Bedroom, with enclosed balcony. Beautiful
pool area, tennis, close to shopping, restaurants, and golf course. Extremely nice 2nd
floor, 1700 model! Glass enclosed lanai, fully insulated with double hung windows and
pocket doors. High efficiency Heat Pumps. $79,000.
* CLUB LONGBOAT BEACH & TENNIS seldom available. Turnkey, very
tastefully furnished. 2 bedroom, 2 bath. Very active complex with 8 Har-Tru Tennis
courts, pool, sauna, and gulf beach. $245,000.
* VERY NICE DUPLEX 1/2 block off of the Gulf of Mexico. Larger side is turnkey
furnished. Professionally landscaped. $172,000.
* BAY LAKE very nice home with beautiful furniture, fireplace, extra office 6 x 7,
located on a lake, close to beach & shopping. Close to golf course. (Furniture
$70,000). $160,000.
* SPACIOUS KEY ROYALE on large corner lot with golf course view. Newer dock,
custom Spanish mosaic tile, room for pool, great floor plan for entertaining. Large.
utility area could be office, work shop or hobby room.
* SUNBOW BAY direct bayfront overlooking Anna Maria Island bridge, close to
shopping, bank and one block to public beach and Gulf of Mexico. 2 bedrooms, 2
baths. Pool and tennis. $120,000.


5340 Gulf Drive Holmes Beach FL 34217
(813) 778-0766
KEY ROYALE! $239,000 #50509 ... Spacious 2 bed-
n room, 2 bath home on large corner lot. Golf course
view! Call Karin Stephan now or 388-1267 eves.
la Maria Island. DEEPWATER CANAL $170,000 #96680 ... Spa-
bile: 350-6482 cious 3 bedroom, 2 bath home with pool! Call
: '' June Gilley now or 792-0758 anytime!
... OPEN YOUR OWN BUSINESS! $59,900 #50564
A... Good location in a high traffic area! Call Horace
Gilley now or 792-0758 anytime!
BEAUTY SALON!! $35,000 #50488 ... Your own
full service salon in Anna Maria! Call Carol Heinze
now or 792-5721 eves.


ANNUAL & SEASONAL RENTALS available be-
ginning at $500. Call Jack Bachman 778-0769 or


778-5368 evenings.


The Prudential
Florida Realty


Experienced Professional
T. Dolly Young, IMS
offers for sale: motels,
apartments, commercial
property, vacant land, investment
property, and your dream home.
OFFICE 778-0766 MOBILE: 350-1817
AFTER HOURS: 778-5427


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TOP NOTCH ISLAND LIVING


EXECUTIVE HOME ON SERENE CANAL
Four bedrooms, three baths, inside utility room,
PLUS vaulted ceilings, 2 story copper waterfall
and open, winding staircase to master suite add
to the spacious charm of this elegant home. Drive
by 520 56th Street and then call for your personal
tour today! Asking $187,500.

778-6066 Fax #778-4687
6101 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach
FORMERLY HENDRICKS REAL ESTATE
Sales ( Rentals k Property Management


The Prudential
Florida Realty
CAROL HEINZE, CRS
REALTOR-ASSOCIATE
Million Dollar Club
5340-1 Gulf Drive
Holmes Beach, FL 34217 [
(813) 778-0766 f
ax (813) 778-3035
After Hours (813) 792-5721


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Fantastic beach cottage. Totally Paradise is the north end of the PERICO BAY CLUB. What a bay Great duplex, great investment
updated, over 2600 sf, possible 4th Island. Unique 2BR/2BA home in City view! Totally updated 3BR/2BA with in paradise. 2BR/2BA on each side
bedroom. Great rental possibilities, of Anna Maria. Deeded spot for a boat on garage. One of the area's best and of this totally upgraded duplex. Close to
Fireplace, beautiful dining area. Best of deep water canal, fabulous caged pool, loveliest complexes. A must see for the wide beach. Good rental history.
all, next to world class beach. roomy w/possible 3rd bedroom. particular buyer. j[ MLS
Richard A. Freeman, Island and Key Specialist, Realtore/Associate, After houArs: (813) 778-2284 NEAL & NEAL, REALTORS (813) 778-2261 or 800-422-6325


ANNA MARIA
DEEP WATER BOATING








'0f6ICE! VERY FAIR PRICE! SECLUDED!
ANNA MARIA SAILBOAT WATER on dead-end resi-
dential street. "T" Shaped canal with fabulous view
of water from manicured big back yard. Big 35' boat
dock, sea wall and 10,000 #Verta Lift. Atrue doll house
redone throughout with highest quality materials and
appliances. 2 bedrooms and den or dining room, ga-
rage, circular concrete drive, separate paved parking
for R.V. or boat trailer, timed sprinklers. Everything
nearly new in & out from roof to carpet. Choice
$300,000 Neighborhood ... This Property Only
$176,900. 329 Tarpon, Anna Maria.
Call for an opportunity to see it now!


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PANORAMIC BAY VIEW ...
Beautiful 3 bedroom bay front home within walking
distance to beach. Quality construction. Bay views from
kitchen, dining and living areas. Lovely furnishings and
decor. Call today for a private viewing. $225,000.
[ SALES 778-1999
AND 5320 MARINA DRIVE
RENTALS ISLAND SHOPPING CENTER


(813) 778-2291 EVENINGS 778-2632
FAX (813) 778-2294 P. 0. Box 2150
419 Pine Avenue, Anna Maria, FL 34216
Associates After Hours
BarbaraA. Soto .........778-3509 Christine T. Shaw ......778-2847
Marcella Cornmelt ........778-5919 Nancy Gullford ..........778-2158


Secluded Waterfront :'::',
Estates
Hideaway Just Listed! VideoCollection
Enjoy peaceful views of tranquil Lake La Vista and its'
abundant birdlife from this custom built 3 bedroom, 3
bath contemporary home, located within steps of the fin-
est walking beaches in Anna Maria! Features include a
spacious entry level with guest bath, store room, and
interior stairway, leading to the cozy living area with ad-
joining dining room and country kitchen. This delightful
trilevel residence is crowned by an expansive master
suite with sitting and dressing rooms. Also included are
an inviting waterside lanai and sun deck. Truly a capti-
vating island hideaway at only $259,000.













DIRECT GULF FRONT
CONDOMINIUM
Spellbinding views of the wide, new beach and sparkling
Gulf of Mexico are yours from this enticing 3 bedroom,
3 bath apartment located in glorious Gulf Shores.
Amenities include pastel decorator furnishings through-
out,cathedral ceilings, and captivating waterside lanai. A
super investment at only $220,000.
The Friendly Real Estate Professionals Serving Anna Maria Island


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'M Island and Key Specialist
Realtor'WAssociate
Reach Richard for your piece
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(813) 778-2261 or 800-422-63
After hours: (813) 778-2284


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For all your real estate needs,.
Just call ...
Toni King, Realtor/Associate
Office: (813) 778-6654
After Hours: (813) 778-1785
Michael Saunders & Company
2- Li East D ReIJ E.rnLe BBickei
1244 Ea f Bad Drive. Hlme_ Beach


Michael Saunders & Co. of Anna Maria Island, Inc.
Licensed Real Estate Broker

FEATURE OF THE WEEK


PERICO BAY CLUB'S BEST
3BR/2BA first floor end unit with South exposure & water
views. Glass enclosed & A/C lanai. Many upgrades.
$169,500. Wendy Kay Foldes, 755-0826.
ISLAND CANAL HOME Great buy on a deep water canal.
Lovely 2BR/2BA with garage, updated kitchen, new carpet,
sprinkler system. 30' dock with water & electric. $159,500.
Paul Collins, 778-4330.
SINGLE AND AVAILABLE Appealing 2BR/2BA Sun-
bow Bay unit surrounded by island fun. Tennis, pool &
short walk to gulf. Covered parking, convenient location.
$89,000. Jeff Granston 756-5234.
PERFECT ISLAND COTTAGE Short walk to beach &
shopping. High ceilings in open kitchen. Third bedroom
ideal for hobby/office. Easy comfort, easy care. $95,000.
Toni King, 778-1785.
LOTS OF LOTS 3 great buys: unique 100x100 duplex lot
in Holmes Beach, $69,900. Wooded AM home lot, $67,500.
5-plex lot with great Gulf views, $125,000. Call Ken
Rickett, 778-3026


VAST BAYOU OVERLOOK!
Sailboat water laps 2 sides of this Key Royale Property. 3BR/
2BA U-shaped home surrounds heated & caged pool. Dock.
$279,000. Don and Karen Schroder, 778-2200.
ISLAND DUPLEX WITH POOL Great Holmes Beach
location. Close to everything! In-ground pool, tropical land-
scaping & fenced yard. Utility building for storage/hobbies.
$149,900. Jean Sears, 778-5045.
BEAUTIFUL SUNSETS Situated on intra-coastal, deep
water canal, 2BR/2BA with private dock. Furnished unit in
Mariners Cove. $250,000. Brenda Kauffmann, 795-8055 or
Pat Landsberg, 792-3397.
EXCEPTIONAL BUY 2BR/2.5 BA townhouse with Gulf
view from master suite. Private 2 car garage, lots of storage.
Great location turnkey furnished. $109,500. Ken Rickett,
778-3026.
FORGET RENTING Are you budget wise? Own this 2BR
island home refurbished in excellent taste. Utility room,
large attic great opportunity! $87,500. Toni King, 778-1785.


Anna Maria Island Centre (813) 778-6654
3224 East Bay Drive Holmes Beach, FL 34217


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UPGRADED BRADENTON BEACH DUPLEX Each
side of this 2BR 2BA duplex has a master bath, dis-
posal, dishwasher, skylights in living room. Close to the
beach and good rental history. Priced at $119,900.


GREAT VIEW OF THE BEACH 2BR 2BA located just
across the street from great new walking beach. Com-
plex has pool and elevator and is close to shopping and
restaurants. Priced at $89,900. Call Stan Wiliams.


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CUSTOM DUPLEX Exceptional design and well built
Holmes Beach duplex located on 74th Street with short
walk to prime beach. Each spacious floor plan offers
2BR 2BA and private garages. Offered at $189,900.


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BAY VIEW DUPLEX Unobstructed Bay view from this
custom duplex with large utility and storage area. Short
walk to beach and City park. Priced at $139,900. Call
Dave Moynihan for details.


TUPELO APARTMENTS Four fully furnished units in
two buildings, 1BR-1BA each. Good rental history.
Well maintained in quiet neighborhood with just a short
walk to Gulf beach. Priced at $185,000.


MARCO POLO PIZZA Highly successful restaurant on
Anna Maria Island. Seating for 35 pizza lovers. All
equipment plus 2COP beer and wine license. Priced
at $75,000. Call Stan Wiliams for details.


SEVERAL SELECT WINTER RENTALS STILL AVAILABLE.
CALL LISA OR VALERIE FOR AVAILABILITY AND RATES!


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the real estate ads and classified
for properties for sale or rent in the
ISLANDER BYSTANDER.



X Fran Maxon
LICENSED REAL ESTATE BROKER
9701 GULF DR. (P 0717)
Anna Maria FL 34216 Fax # 778-7035
778-2307 or 778-1450



Maxon's
Valentine Specials

DUPLEXES
$126,000 ... 311 Magnolia Av. Close to beach with great
rental history with 2Br/lBa each side with
screened porches. JUST REDUCED
$129,000 ... 611 N. Bay Blvd. Great location close to Bean
Point, fishing piers, and Tampa Bay. 2/Br/2Ba
and IBr/lBa unit.
$215,000 ... 307 S.Bay Blvd. Across from Tampa Bay with
view and view down canal 2 Br/2 Ba upstairs
& 2 Br/lBa down plus garage, studio and
workshop. Good rental history, plus both units
go furnished.
VILLAS
$82,500 ... #18 Seaside Ct. 2Br/2Ba unit with a beautiful
view down canal. Partially furnished with good
rental history. Low monthly maintenance.
NON-WATER FRONT HOMES
$179,500 ... 844 N. Shore Dr. 3 Br/1.5 Ba home across street
from North End and Tampa Bay with great view.
Family room with fireplace plus screen porch
and more.
WATER FRONT HOMES
$380,000 ... 212 Oak Ave FANTASTIC Deep Water Canal,
Heated Pool, with 4Br/2.5Ba. Lots of terrific
EXTRAS too numerous to list. Completely
remodeled in 1991.
BAY FRONT HOMES
$350,000 ... 510 S. Bay Blvd 3Br/3Ba home with Fantastic
view of Sunshine Skyway & Egmont Key.
Swim from your porch. Great room with
large fireplace.
CONDOMINIUMS
$150,000... 2716 Gulf Drive, Gulf Cabins Direct Gulffront
2/Br2Ba unit. Nicely furnished. Complex has
pool and is on freshly renourished beach.
Unit #105.
LOTS OF LOTS
$72,500 ... 518 Magnolia Ave Good building lot in
neighborhood of new homes plus close to
Tampa Bay.
$79,500 ... 413 Pine Ave Commercial zoned lot of
52 x 145 approx. Terms available.
$80,000... 41st St & 5th Ave Duplex zoned lot of 100 x 100
close to gulf. Lot will face 41st St. when opened.
$85,000 ... 501 Magnolia Ave Spacious Building lot in
good neighborhood of 105 x 115 approximately.
$160,000 ... 301 Pine Ave 2 Commercial zoned lots of 104
x 145 approximately. Good location.
Terms available.
ACREAGE
$2,110,000 ... So. Bay Blvd. 3.85 acres on canal with direct
access to Tampa Bay. Located in good
Anna Maria neighborhood.

Prue Maxon-Yost & Frances V. Maxon Associates Agnes Tooker,
Janice Tressler, Mike Schulte, Rosemary Schulte. Pat Jackson,
Ken Jackson and Nancy Ungvarsky (rentals)

WEEKDAYS 9 AM to 4:30 PM
SATURDAYS 9AMto NOON UL .


GULF FRONT PROPERTY: This Old Florida Beach
house has been converted to apartments 2 bedroom,
1 bath unit upstairs and 1 bedroom, 1 bath unit down-
stairs. Attached 2 car garage. Priced at $250,000.
Don't miss this rare opportunity, call today for an ap-
pointment. Carla Price 778-5648 eves.
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ANNA MARIA ISLAND TRANQUIL HIDEAWAY: Pri-
vate and picturesque in natural surroundings, just
steps from the most beautiful beach on Anna Maria
Island. Three story contemporary cedar home with 3
bedrooms, 3.5 baths, library with fireplace, vaulted
tung and groove cedar ceilings, well planned kitchen
- an inspiration to any cook, large screened lanai,
34x24 garage includes full bath and workshop. Priced
at $259,000. Call Carol Williams, 778-0777, or 778-
1718 after hours for appointment.
PACK YOUR BAGS MOVE RIGHT INI Turnkey
furnished. This conveniently located 1 bedroom,
1 bath townhouse with large storage area is only
1 block from Manatee Beach, shopping and more.
Don't drive by. See inside today! $77,500. Call
Debbie Walther 794-6295 eves.
HOLMES BEACH MOTEL: Located in an excellent area
for high visibility. Walk to the beach, shopping and res-
taurants. 7 units including owner's apartment. This prop-
erty is absolutely immaculate and ready to go. $425,000.
For more information call Zee Catanese, 794-8991 eves
or Carol Williams, 778-1718 eves.


REALTORSO


5203 Gulf Dr. Holmes Beach, FL 34217
Call (813) 778-0777 or Rentals 778-0770
OPEN SEVEN DAYS A WEEK


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and chilly temperatures to enjoy a
day at the beach. It's just another
day in paradise for Anna
Maria Island.



YEARLY RENTALS
Duplex 2B/2B, terrazzo floors, $450. mo.
/1 B with new carpet, $425. mo.
rnished efficiency $350. mo.
/1 B new carpet, stove, ref., and a dock $450.
asonal GULF FRONT, small unit $1,440.
FOR SALE: Lot across from GULF $72,500
NEW HOUSE: A must see. 2B/2B $125,000
ores M. Baker 778-7500
sed Real Estate Broker


[R REALTORS MLS


"TEAM UP WITH SUCCESS"


778-2261 778-2244
605C Manatee Ave. W. 401 Pine Avenue
Holmes Beach OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK Anna Maria
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GULF FRONT TRIPLEX
Fantastic Gulf views, 3BR, 1BA upstairs with 700 s.f.
sunceck. Two 1 BR, 1 BA units downstairs. Over $18,000/
year annual rents. Beach renourishment area. Priced right
with assumable mortgage & possible owner financing.










CONDO GULF VIEW
2BR, 2BA plus loft for den or office. 2 balconies.
Lovely Gulf view. Low maintenance. Furnished.
Best condo buy on the Island.

For Complete Details Call
KEN CAYS
NEAL & NEAL REALTORS
OFFICE 792-1163 Lr
AFTER HOURS: 794-1994 MLS


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SALES RENTAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT
Planning to SELL or RENT your property? Please call an ISLAND REALTY
GROUP OFFICE! Four ISLAND real estate offices working together to
provide personal and professional services. Over 75 combined years of
ISLAND business experience shows we are long established ISLAND offices!


GULF INVESTMENT!
Island duplex on the Gulf in choice Anna Maria
beach! Great for partnership investment as two
identical units designed as two single family
homes. Beautifully maintained, turkey units and
excellent rental history! REDUCED PRICE! Call
TODAY for details!
ANNA MARIA REALTY, INC.
LIC. REAL ESTATE BROKER
(Formerly Blassingame Realty, Inc. Since 1957)
9805 GULF DRIVE P.O. BOX 835
Anna Maria, FL 34216
(813) 778-2259


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PERFECT LOCATION ...
Pool, boat dock. Stunning 3 bedroom, 2 bath
plus, plus home. Cathedral ceiling, double
fireplace, beautiful landscaping. $339,000.

HORIZON REALTY
OF ANNA MARIA, INC.
420 Pine Ave., P.O. Box 155
Anna Maria, FL 34216
(813 778-0426 FAX 778-1849


BAYFRONT GEMI


3 Bedroom, 2 bath Bayfront home w
view of Sunshine Skyway & Egmont
from your back porch. Greatroom ha
with large fireplace. Call Pat and
Priced to sell at $350,000.

FRAN MAXON REAL ES
Licensed Real Estate Broker
9701 GULF DRIVE P.O. Box 7
Anna Maria, FL 34216
(813) 778-1450 or 778-2307


BAY FRONT LOT
ith fabulous in City of Anna Maria for less than
t Key. Swim $200,000. Actually, quite a bit less.
s stone wall
Ken today. $169,000.

TATE DOUG DOWLING REALTY
Lic Real Estate Brokers of Anna Maria Island
'17 P.O. BOX 1667.409 Pine Ave.
Anna Maria, FL 34216
(813) 778-1222


Choose the best for your
Real Estate needs .
Michael Saunders Island Office
top producer for the past 4 years. -

Ken Rickett
Realtor/Associate After Hours "
778-6654 778-3026
Michael Saunders & Company
Licensed Real Estate Broker
3224 East Bay Drive, Holmes Beach, FL 34217


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S 9906 GULF DRIVE ANNA MARIA
In the Anna Maria Post Office Plaza
o Top Loader and Front Loader Machines
Double Stacked Dryers Coin & Bill Changer
OPEN 24 HOURS 7 DAYS A WEEK



ROOF REPAIRS INSURED LICENSED
RE-ROOFING -- RC004260
SHINGLES
TILE
CARPENTRY GARY BRINGMAN
SINGLE PLY ROOFING 746-6643
RE-CONSTRUCTION

Bringman Roofing, Inc.
1111 29th Ave. W., Bradenton 34205
Genstar, Elk and GAF Shingles


NEED AUTO REPAIRS? We know
where to fix them. "The Best For Less."
/ Complete Auto Service
/ 28 Years Experience
/ FREE Pick Up & Delivery
/ FREE Estimates
"Serving Anna Maria and Longboat Key"






Have you heard?
We have recently been approved as


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for this area!
This is certainly a welcome
addition to all our other product
lines. More to offer you!

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AIR CONDITIONING/HEATING SALES & SERVICE
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PARTICIPATING 778-0773Were Thensde Guys
CONTRACTOR The Inside Guys




We're

right here!


We're here within 50 feet
of our original location
of more than 20 years.
We intend to be here
many more years.

West Coast Refrigeration
Air-Conditioning and Heating
5347 Gulf Drive #4 Holmes Beach FL 34217
778-9622


SLEEPER SOFAw/green tapestry upholstery, kitchen table
w/4 chairs (green), 2 lounge chairs. All in good condition. 778-
3406
19 TELEVISION Toshiba, great picture, will sacrifice for $65.
792-7828
DESIGNER LOVE SEAT Mauve & blue, large walnut room
divider, stacked washer & dryer, 3 years old. 778-4495
48" OCTAGONAL glass top Rattan dining room table with 4
padded swivel chairs $250. Recliner chair with Rattan arms
$75. 42" server with slate top. Pecan finish $50. 778-5129


GARAGE SALE Sat 9-1, 604 Crestwood (Key Royale).
Bassett sofa bed, exercise equip, ceiling fans, plants, misc.
PRIVATEER'S FLEA MARKET Feb 27, 8 to 4 (across from
Holmes Beach City Hall) Rent spaces: $10 single, $15 double.
Information call 778-0474 Or 778-5934
HUGE GARAGE SALE & Estate sale. Mission oak back bar
9 long, 7 high. Antique fumiture, dishes, glassware, picture
frames, chests, tables and chairs. Woodworking & mechani-
cal tools, benches, tables, chairs, etc. FRI & SAT8am -4pm.
300 N Shore Drive, Anna Maria. 778-7270


1980 FORD THUNDERBIRD 45,000 original miles. Candy
apple red, white landau roof & interior, immaculate! AM/FM'
stereo cassette. $2,200 FIRM. 778-4084 or 778-6541
1987 Xplorer Van Camper. Like new, low mileage, A/C, full
bath and kitchen. 15 MPG. Queen size bed. 20' long.
$15,500 778-4877


14' DEEP FISHERMAN. 35 hp electric start engine. Trailer
included. $1,200. 778-4084.
JUSTADD WATER 16' Gulfcraft, bimini top, 2 livewells/pump,
C.G. safety equipment, rod holders, depth/fish finder, igloo
cooler, galvanized tilt trailer, 40 hp Tohatsu engine and much
more! New 1992. Only $4895. Call Bob 778-1247.
16' COM-PAC Very good condition, 3 sails, trailer, all safety
equipment, plus extras. $2,195 778-4412
19' RENKEN Bowrider, 115 hp OB, bimini. Trailer, excellent.
$3,600. Eves 778-2907, days 813-327-5162
1978 COBIA 21' w/1978 115 Evinnrude. Mooring cover,P.T
& T., swim platform. Boat & motor $2,200. Home 778-6645/
work 383-1311, ask for Tom. Great tarpon boat.


CROWN & THISTLE Bar & Pub now hiring wait staff. All
shifts. Kitchen help needed.. Apply in person. 2519 Gulf Drive
N., Bradenton Beach. 778-5173
PART TIME TELLER
Utilize your thorough knowledge of bank products and ser-
vices with our current openings. Must have pervious bank
teller or cash handling experience. Apply in person to: 603
Manatee Ave. W., Holmes Beach
Goldome Federal
Savings Bank
Equal Opportunity Employer


PAINTER. Looking for work. 35 years experience. Also some
carpentry jobs. Free estimates. Call Don 778-2356.
CHEERFUL COMPANION In home care. Light cleaning,
cooking, driving, refined dependable, island resident. Full or
part time. 778-9617.


FINE ALTERATIONS By Sandy. For all your clothing needs.
778-7808 after hrs 778-3079.
CLEANING HOMES, apartments, condos, seasonal rentals,
boats and commercial. Impeccable service. Call for free es-
timate. 778-4381 leave message. -
YES, Pine-Sol Patty & Co. is still here!! We do everything -
cleaning, windows, moving help, driving, etc. 10% discount to
Tom Selleck. 778-9217.
JOE UNGVARSKY CONSTRUCTION. Remodeling special-
ist. State licensed and insured. Many island references. 778-
2993.
WHO WANTS to live with dirty carpet. Relax and let Fat Cat
clean your carpet & upholstered furniture. Jon Kent, island
resident, owner. 8 to 5 mobile # 745-4723.
Continued on page 23


i ,R ACR Combined
ACR Services Inc.
LAWN / Commercial Residential
SERVICE Yard Clean Up Plantings



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WALD -H^SERVICE


SUPPLIES SERVICE
778-2441 or 794-1543
REPAIRS PARTS REASONABLE PRICES
501 Village Green Parkway Bradenton
"Serving Florida Since 1959"



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1946
of Florida, Inc. RXOO65455
WINDOW
l REPLACEMENT
VINYL SIDING
SOFFIT & FASCIA
PORCH
ENCLOSURES
778-7074 Financing Available





Gentiluomo Enterprises
STATE LICENSED CONTRACTOR CRCO17380
New Home Construction
And Remodeling

778-3544 ESTIMATES




STATE REGISTERED CONTRACTOR State Reg. RC0043740
PRESIDENTIAL ROOFING CONTRACTOR
i ALL NEW WORK GUARANTEED
LICENSED INSURED
COMPLETED OPERATIONS INCLUDED
FIBERGLASS SHINGLES
MILDEW RESISTANT MATERIALS
-* SINGLE PLY ROOFING SYSTEMS
Free Estimates 748-3558


Health Insurance
Tired of High Rates?
Inadequate coverage?
Health care costs are soaring! Protect you assets with:
66 yr. old "A" Rated Company Discounts on Vision Care
Guaranteed Continual Coverage Maternity Option
$10,000,000 Lifetime Coverage Disability Income Policy
On-the-job Coverage Prescriptions Included
Outpatient Coverage Option Life & Dental Policies
Coverage designed for Reduced Deductibles at
Individuals and Small Groups Preferred Hospitals
(of usual and customary charges after the applicable deductible)
This coverage is available through membership In USA for Health Care
and is underwritten by National Health Insurance Company.
For more information call ... John Calandra, 10 years experience.
778-2324 Pager 1-800-375-1202

A strange thing happens when you
don't advertise ...
NOTHING!

FAMILY OWNED AND MONDAY-FRIDAY
OPERATED FOR 7:30 TO 5
OVER 10 YEARS ... SAT. 8 TO 12


We specialize in custom cabinet making:
formica tops, entertainment centers, vanities
and kitchens. Millwork wood cut to size.
213 54th Street Holmes Beach 778-3082
Located just West of the Island Shopping Center


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GROOMS
MOTORS
778-6045
Complete
Auto
Repair
Foreign/Domestic
Towing Service
5608 Marina Drive
Holmes Beach


ISLAND

CAR CARE
PROFESSIONAL
AUTOMOTIVE CLEANING
POUSH WAX
INTERIOR CLEANING
ENGINE CLEANING
HANDWASH
526 SPRING AVENUE
ANNA MARIA
778-4990





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Painting

* Interior/Exterior
20 Years
Experience
Husband/Wife
Team
* Free Estimates

778-2139


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Why bother with the yellow pages when
services are offered right here for Island
residents ... by businesses that
want your business!

Partial and Complete Restorations
Experts in Paint & Body Upholstery Mechanics


AUTO RESTORATIONS INC.
SQ'- 2519 6th Avenue South
St. Petersburg, Florida 33712
(813) 327-5162
FAX (813) 327-1877
STEVE & JANA SAMUELS




CHRIS'S MOBILE
The Mobile Mechanics


24-HOUR ROADSIDE
MOBILE ASSISTANCE

Oil Changes Tune-Ups
Transmission Service
Brakes
Shocks Struts

OFFICE: (813) 722-1115
MOBILE: (813) 730-1069
PAGER: (813) 798-1020


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ALUMINUM VINYL INSTALLATION. Remodeling & re-
pairs. Screen rooms, soffit &fascia, roof-overs, carports, etc.
LIC #RX0051318. Insured, references, reasonable prices.
Rex Roberts 795-3757.
FLORENCE SEWS Alterations. 778-7749.
ON THE ROCKS Bartending Services. Private parties or
any occasion. 794-5947.


ISLAND WEST APARTMENTS
GRACIOUS economy vacation apartments with pool. One
short blockto beach. Efficiencies, 1 & 2 bedrooms. Call Anne
Burdorf, owner. 778-6569.
FOR RENT month/season/year, furnished 2/1 ground floor
condo on canal at Anna Maria city pier. Available 3/1. 778-
6664.
STEPS TO BEACH Unfurnished, large 1/1 with Jacuzzi tub.
26 X 30 sun deck. Washer/dryer, dishwasher, $625/mo,
annual lease. 778-1345.
LONGBOAT KEY 3/2, caged pool, dock/davits, deep wa-
ter canal. $1,000/mo annual. 383-8281.
ANNUAL UNFURNISHED 2/1 duplex on Anna Maria, dose
to beach. $600/mo. Call Debbie, Anna Maria Realty 778-
2259.
HOUSE SWAP Maine island house. 3/2, ocean view. Will
swap some summer months for some winter months here.
778-4667
AVAILABLE due to cancellation. Now through March
31. 3/2 house across from Rod & Reel $1,500/mo. $50/
wk 778-7383
SEASONAL OR ANNUAL apartment for rent. Fully fur-
nished 1/1, electric & utilities included. No pets. No children.
2 blocks to beach. 778-9413
SEASONAL RENTAL Available March 1 due to cancella-
tion. 1/1 turnkey private cottage, cross street to gulf. $1,000/
mo includes telephone & cable IV. OR March 1 thru May
30 $2,700 778-2832 after 6pm.
VACATION RENTAL 1/1 gulf front turnkey condo. $475/
wk includes telephone & cable IV. 778-2832 after 6pm.


NEW ISLAND home, 600' to gulf beaches, 2,100 sq ft liv-
ing, 2000 sq ft garage, water view and more. 778-3309.
HOLMES BEACH, sailboat canal. Direct access to bay &
gulf. 3/2/. Solar heated pool, dock and davits. Recent reno-
vations. $177,500. By owner. 778-4356.
CONDO FOR SALE 2/1 condo, 200 ft from beach. 778-
7550

NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS Call toll free for free
brochure showing a large variety of mountain properties. 1-
800-892-1553. Smokey Mountain Land & Homes, Box 652,
Murphy, NC 28906
CONDO FOR SALE Sunny 2/1, turnkey furnished, new air,
new pool. 1 block from new beach. Good rental history,
great investment. $69,000 Call 212-924-8631 leave msg.
BY OWNER Vacant lot. Comer of 73rd and Holmes Blvd.
Asking 69,000. Will consider firm offers. 778-4468.
VIZCAYA Beautiful, 2/2 end unit. Overlooks lake, in excel-
lent condition. Priced below market. Appraised at $89,000.
379-0124 work, 924-9736 home.
GOVERNMENT RESALES HUD-Low down-Low closing
cost-V A resales-As low as $300. Ken Bentley 323-8000
24 hours. Cole Equity Realtors, St Petersburg, FL. Ken
Bentley, Cole Equity.
GOVERNMENT RESALE 10311 Spoonbill Rd W., Braden-
ton, FL. 3/2,2 car garage, large family room. $130,000. E-
Z qualify, $1,300 down, 7 1/2% fixed rate, 30 years. Cole
Equity Realtors, Ken Bentley 323-8000


PRAYER OF APPRECIATION TO THE HOLY SPIRIT.
Holy Spirit you who solve all problems, who light all roads
so that I can attain my goal. You who give me the divine gift,
forget all evil things against me & who in all instances of my
life are with me. I want in this short prayer to thank you for
all things & to confirm once again the I never want to be
separated from you even in spite of all material illusion. I
wish to be with your mercy toward me & mine. SMF
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LOW COST health insurance. $10,000,000. One the job
coverage, small groups, prescriptions included. Preferred
provider hospitals. 778-2324 or pager 1-800-375-1202


5342 Gulf Drive North Holmes Beach
(813) 778-7808


We are changing our name ...
SAIR & ENERGY
ELECTRICAL INC.
IS NOW...




24-Hour Emergency Service
We are a full service
Electrical Contractor
New Homes
Remodel
Ceiling Fans
Electrical Service Changes
Lightning Arrestors
5345 GULF DRIVE, SUITE 100
HOLMES BEACH, FL 34217
WILL BURNS OWNER (813) 778-7774 Lic. #ER0010206


[ --^^ Commercial Residential Free Estimates
Sanidy.'s Lawn Mowing Trimming Edging *
ir^ ~ Lawn \ Hauling By the cut or by the month.
' Service 11 YEARS EXPERIENCE INSURED
SIO J GUARANTEED LOWEST PRICES
778 4 AND SATISFACTION

YOU DON'T HAVE TO LIVE WITH BUGS!
Anna Maria Pest Control

CALL (813) 778-1630 Lc. No. 4467


ANNOUNCING ...
BEACH BISTRO'S BEACH INN
Gulf front motel rooms & efficiencies available after
March 10, from $65 nightly to $350 weekly.
Operated by the Beach Bistro ... with room service.
Call 778-9597 or 778-6444


SUNSHINE ENTERPRISES and
SUNSHINE CARPETS
See us for Carpet Vinyl Verticals
Mini-Blinds & Cleaning
New Location! 315 58th Street Holmes Beach 778-6903


SUNSHINE CARPET CLEANING
Specialists in Insurance Work
Water and Flood Extractions
24-Hour Emergency Service
Call Sunshine for all your carpet needs.
315 58th St. Holmes Beach 778-6903

I CHRISTIE'S
SV o PLUMBING
a7 COMPANY

Commercial & Residential
Open Saturday
24-Hr Service
O J No Overtime Charges!

778-3924 or 778-4461
"Remember, it pays and saves to get a second estimate."
5508 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach (RF0038118)


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ANNWA MARIA ISLAND CENTRE
f1f EAST BAY DR., HOLMES BEACH <1,-


You are invited to our Special Sales
and fun filled events ...


Saturday

and Sunday

February 13th & 14th


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778-7878

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CUSTOM SURFBOARDS AND SKIMBOARDS
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The Island's Full Service Printer


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788-68de,
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, 788-1934
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ART PHOTOGRAPHY TYPESETTING PRINTING


778-5997


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Don't miss the Valentine Party
where everyone enjoys the
the island spirit!


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778-1320


MARCO POLO'S
PIZZA
[, III
(on 18" vegetarian pizza)
Expires 2/18/93
Offer only valid with Ad


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Manatee West Shopping Center 794-3374
7423 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton, FL 34209
Anna Maria Centre 778-3325
3230 E. Bay Dr. Holmes Beach, FL 34217
Manatee Towne Centre 756-6266
r 110u7-.. u 5245 33rd St. E. at SR 70, Bradenton, FL 34203

For All Your Real Estate Needs!

MichaeWnjnders & Company
-" ,'Licensed Real Estate Broker
OF ANNA MARIA ST(, INC.
Affiliated with Sotheby'lniernitiotilk-Reilty and F.sta.ite Club
Sales 778-6654-
Rental 778-2275


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Treats for Your Valentine-
12 Pk. of Coke 2.99
Good thru 2/17/93