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NEWS HAPPENINGS DINING *.SPORTS REAL ESTATE


ISL ANDER


Holmes Beach board

levies heavy fines on

false alarm violators
By Pat Copeland
Islander Reporter
Fines of $250 per day were imposel by the Holmes
Beach Code Enforcement Board on the owners of Island
Foods and Citgo/Payless Ready Store for non-payment of
previous false alanri penalties.
At a board hearing last month, Jim and Kathy Gloth,
owners of Island Foods, and Dee Percifield and Gene
Schaeffer, operators of Cafe on the Beach at Manatee
Public Beach, protested what they felt were excessive
fines. The board forgave a portion of their fines, and or-
dered the balance payable within 30 days.
Island Foods' penalties were reduced from $4,275 to
$1,875, and Cafe on the Beach's penalties were reduced
from $4,300 to $2,300.
Citgo's penalties of $1,500 were considered at the
same hearing, but the business did not send a representa-
tive to the hearing. The board found the business in vio-
lation of non-payment and imposed an additional fine of
S $25 per day if the fines were not paid within 30 days of
S the board's notice.
Atlastweek' hearing, Percifeldpettiionedtheboardto
accept payments of $300 per month from Cafe on the Beach
until the ines are paid. The board accepted her offer.
The owners of the other two business have made no
attempt to pay their fines said Public Works Supervisor
John Fernandez.
S Fernandez issued affidavits of non-compliance on
Jan. 27 to Island Foods and Jan. 26 to Citgo.
I City Clerk Leslie Ford said the city can make the
penalty a lien against the property.
S Board member Bill Saunders noted, 'They are being
contemptuous of us."
In each case, Saunders made a motion to lien the
property until the fines are paid and impose an additional
fine of $250 per day which will begin accruing on the first
business day after receipt of the notice.
S Both motions passed unanimously.
In the case of Citgo, the additional fine of $25 perday
imposed in December is effective until the above notice
is received.
Ford told board members of another false alarm vio-
S lation concerning Island Foods that was not included in'
the December hearing. She said the board must hold a
separate hearing on that violation.
In another case, the board ordered Brett Fortenberry
to remove or tag his untagged automobile at 204 Peacock
Lane within 30 days. After 30 days, a fine of $25 per day
will be imposed.

Cains appeal

lawsuit in

Anna Maria
By Jeannie Friedman
Islander Reporter
The dispute over the sale of alcohol in Anna Maria
isn't over yet.
Even though they no longer own the business which
promptedPeterandPatriciaCaintobring lawsuit against the
city, the Cains have appealed a recent decision handed down
by Judge Scott Brownell which ruled in the city's favor.
The former owners of Candy Cain's Restaurantin Anna
Maria City were notified in January they had lost in their at-
temptto have the city's alcoholic beverage ordinance declared
unconstitutional. The Cains suedbecause city officials denied
them a wine and beer license for their restaurant.
The denial was based on an ordinance which prohibits
an establishment from selling or dispensing alcohol within
2,500 feet of another establishment selling alcoholic bev-
erages, or within 2,500 feet of a church.
The former Cain property on Bay Boulevard is within
2,500 feet of two establishments which already sell alco-
hol and is near Roser Church on Pine Avenue.
In addition to their claim that the alcoholic beverage
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Happy birthday,

Ernie!
If you're in Anna Maria City next Wednesday,
make it a point to stop by the IGA and say happy birth-
day to an Island institution.
"Mr. AnnaMaria," former six-term mayor andlong-
time resident Emie Cagnina, will be 84 on Feb. 23.
He came to the Island 48 years ago from Tampa
to help family members run the small grocery store
they had just purchased, When he arrived in Anna
Maria, Cagnina was a young man just back from Eu-
rope, where he served as a combat infantryman in
World War II.
The business, now the IGA at the comer of Gulf
Drive and Magnolia, has beenin continuous operation
since 1945.
Cagnina was mayor of Anna Maria for 12 years,
from 1975 to 1988. During his tenure in office he con-
tinued to ring up sales and bag groceries in his store.
Through the years, the congenial ex-mayor has en-
deared himself to Islanders and tourists alike.
Tony Conboy unsuccessfully ran for mayor
against Cagnina in 1977.
"I always hung out in the store," Conboy said.
"Everybody loved the mayor, including me ... I lost
the election. How can you run against Santa Claus?"
Despite his age, Cagnina refuses to reire. With his
trademark 10Perfecto Garcia cigar always at hand, he is
still bagging groceries, warmly greeting familiar custom-
ers and delighting in an old habit handing out lol lipops
and candy to Island children who come to the IGA.


Beach rental
concessions questioned
in Bradenton Beach
Will a cottage industry use the new, wide, sandy beach
on the Island as raw material for their operation? That ques-
tion may be answered in Bradenton Beach March 3.
Beach rentals those businesses that rent beach
chairs called cabanas, as well as sailboats, floats and
sometimes even jet skis will be discussed as council
members decide what or what not to allow on the beach.
Building Official Joe Romano said Ed Chiles had
requested a permit for beach lounges and umbrellas in
front of his Beach House restaurant. "I have not and will
not issue a permit until I get a clear okay from the city's
attorney and planner," Romano said.
Holmes Beach Public Works Director John
Fernandez said any such beach rental activity would re-
quire an occupational license, and wouldbe allowed only
in the hotel-motel zone the area generally from the
Martinique condominiums north to 75th Street.
Cabana rentals could only be conducted in association
with a hotel or motel, Fernandez said, and the business
would have to primarily serve the guests of the motel or
hotel. He added that representatives of Resort 66 had in-
quired about such a use, but nothing has been permitted
and no papers have been filed with the city.
Anna Maria Public Works Director Don Tarantola
said beachfront property in that city is mostly under pri-
vate ownership, with only about a half-dozen commercial
properties on the beach. He said that if a commercial en-
terprise did request beach cabana or other rentals, it would
be subject to building requirements. No such request has
been made in Anna Maria, Tarantola added.


PRIVATEERS CAPTURE MAYOR PIEROLA
DURING BRIDGE STREET FESTIVAL

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During Saturday's festivities, the Anna Maria Island Privateers captured Bridge Street. Their coup was to make
Bradenton Beach Mayor Katie Pierola walk the plank into the bay. Little did these pirates know of the incredible
strength of the mayor she won. For more pictures and the article on the event, see page 4.
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ordinance is unconstitutional, the couple accused city of-
ficials of making arbitrary decisions in issuing licenses.
Brownell ruled all licenses granted by the city had been
issued properly because of a grandfathered clause in the or-
dinance which allows new owners to receive a license if the
previous owner of the establishment had a license.
In declaring the minimum separation requirements
constitutional, the judge cited the home rule portion of a
Florida Statute which gives cities and municipalities the
right to exercise such powers at their own discretion un-
der terms which they choose to prescribe.
The Cain's appeal does not specify issues or grounds
for the action. They have 70 days from the filing of their
motion to file an initial brief.
The city is required to answer the Cain's brief within
20 days after service.


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SKIMMING THE NEWS ... ,
Meetings .................................... Page 3
Opinions ................................. Page 6
Those Were the Days................. Page 7
Birders come to Island......... Page 10-11
Chapel Players production........ Page 14
School Daze ....................... Page 16-17
Outdoors ............................. Page 20-2


FEBRUARY 17,-1994


THE BESTNEWS ON ANNA MARIA ISLAND


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JID. PAGE 2 0 FEBRUARY 17, 1994 A THE ISLANDER BYSTANDER

Cortez fishing fest Saturday features fun, food, heritage


The 12th Annual Cortez Commercial Fishing Festi-
val will be held Saturday, Feb. 19 from 10 am. to 5 p.m.
in the historic village of Cortez. Admission is $2.
Festival-goers will enjoy a variety of live entertain-
ment that includes music, clog dancing, boat rides on the
Miss Cortez and, or course, plenty of seafood. There will
also be an arts and crafts show, as well as tours and dis-
plays on marine life and the commercial fishing industry.
"Pelican Man" Dale Shields will feed some of his
feathered friends and discuss the plight of pelicans and
other waterfowl. "Goose" Culbreath will delight with his
award-winning fiddle playing as well.
This year's festival has a special theme: "Our net...
Your Gain." In the face of a rapidly developing and
changing coastline, Cortez residents are struggling to pre-
serve their four-generation commercial fishing heritage.
Part of the festival activities will focus on efforts to restore
and preserve the fishing heritage of Cortez.
Entertainment and times include:
10 am., blessing of the fleet
10:15 a.m., Cortez Grand 01' Opry
10:45 am., Sunshine Express Cloggers
11 am., Jack Tambourine Band


11:45 am., Sunshine Express Cloggers
Noon, Will Steele Band
12:45 p.m., Sunshine Express Cloggers
1 p.m., awards ceremony
1:15 p.m., Cortez Grand 01' Opry
1:45 p.m., Sunshine Express Cloggers
2 p.m., Jack Tambourine Band
2:45 p.m., Sunshine Express Cloggers
3 p.m., Will Steele Band
3:45 p.m., Sunshine Express Cloggers
4 p.m., Cortez Grand 01' Opry.
The action will take place along the waterfront in
Cortez. Additional parking is at Coquina Beach, with
shuttleboats providing transportation across Anna Maria
Sound at $2 for the round trip.
Florida ranks sixth among all states in the nation in
the value of seafood landed, with more than $180 million
annually paid to fishermen. Florida's waters provide a
bountiful variety of fishing resources that are unmatched
in any other area of the United States. About 75 different
species of fish are commercially harvested, with 16 worth
more than $1 million annually. Each year, about
7,000,000 pounds of fish and shellfish are handled by lo-


cal fish dealers.
Manatee County fishermen account for about one-
fifth of all mullet and grouper landed in Florida. The most
plentiful fish harvested is mullet, with more than
4,000,000 pounds passing through local fish houses an-
nually. The height of the mullet fishing season is late
November through December, when mullet fat with
roe are caught for sale to Taiwan and France. .
Manatee County grouper fishermen search many
miles out in the Gulf of Mexico for their catches. About
2,000,000 pounds of this prized delicacy passes through
Cortez each year.
The list of fish harvested does not end with mullet and
grouper. Seafood lovers can thank Manatee County fish-
ermen for providing seafood stores and restaurants with
red snapper, pompano, trout, shrimp, blue crabs, stone
crabs and other delicacies.
Cortez was first settled by Carolina fishermen more
than 100 years ago. The first Cortez post office was estab-
lished in 1885. A hurricane in 1921 destroyed the water-
front in the village, but residents were able to rebuild.
For information about the Cortez Fishing Festival,
call 794-1249 or 722-4524.


Officials, citizens from three cities join for beautification project
Meeting to organize what they hope will become an all-Island beautification project are (back, left), Holmes Beach
Public Works Director John Fernandez, Holmes Beach Councilwoman Billie Martini, Shirley Langstaff Marg
Soeffker, Wolfe Hunger and Virginia Knowles. Seated, left Louise Lockwood, Martha Carnes, Anna Maria Commis-
sioner Dorothy McChesney, and Edith Smith.


Island-wide

beautification

project a

possibility
A group of citizens and officials from all three
Island cities hopes to launch what they hope will
become an Island-wide beautification project.
Marg Soeffker, a Minnesota resident who
spearheaded and successfully completed a state-
wide beautification project in her state, has volun-
teered to head the Island project.
She is willing to share her grant-writing
knowledge and the experiences she gained work-
ing on the state project with the Island group.
An organizational meeting was held this Tues-
day at the home of Holmes Beach Councilwoman
Billie Martini. Any Islander wishing to participate
should phone Martini at 778-2549.


ITPO signs interlocal agreement with DOT


By Pat Copeland
Islander Reporter
The IslandTransportation Planning Organization (ITPO)
metlastweekto sign the interlocal agree-
mentbetweenmembersoftheMetropoli-
tanPlanning Organization(MPO) and the This agreeme
Florida Department of Transportation members will w
(DOT.) The agreement is mandated by erative effort a,
federal and state law. voting represent
Other MPO member agencies that MPO.'
must sign the agreement are the cities
of Bradenton, North Port, Palmetto, Sarasota and Venice;
Manatee and Sarasota Counties; the Town of Longboat
Key; and the Sarasota-Manatee Airport Authority.
Mike Guy, MPO executive director, explained "This
agreement says that all the members will work in a coop-
erative effort and establishes the voting representation on
the MPO."
Anna Maria Mayor Ray Simches asked whatliability the
member agencies might have if a party sues the MPO.
Guy replied, "They are liable under the umbrella of
the MPO. The MPO exercises all the rights of a munici-
pality and assumes liability as an agency. If someone sues
the MPO, our attorneys would work toward getting any
individual member government's name removed from
that suit and keep the suit strictly with the MPO."
Bob VanWagoner asked if the MPO has jurisdiction
over all major transportation improvements or changes in
this area whether they have federal funding or not.
"We definitely have jurisdictional authority over fed-


nt
Vo
nd
Mta


erally funded transportation facilities," Guy responded.
"That's in federal law. In state law it gives us some au-
thority over state roads. Before the DOT can expend state
funds for a transportation improve-
ment, it must be in the MPO's trans-
ys that all the portation improvement program.
rk in a coop- "The intent of the law was to
establishes the force us to work cooperatively with the
tion on the DOT."
In turn, said Guy, all MPO
projects must be consistent with local
comprehensive plans.
Simches asked if the MPO has any jurisdiction over
city streets.
Guy said any plan for city streets must be in a
municipality's comprehensiveplan andbeconsistent with the
MPO plan "because we would have to deal with the traffic
coming out of there onto the rest of the state road system."
Pierola asked what more the Island cities can do to
oppose the planned 65-foot bridge on Manatee Avenue.
Guy said, "The MPO voted for the bridge. Accord-
ing to statute, in the eyes of the federal highway admin-
istration and the DOT, they see how the majority of the
board voted. They have to assume that represents the
majority of the urbanized area at large. Local governments
have a tendency to vote their conscience.
"However, it is considered a matter of regional sig-
nificance and they wanted to see what the regional body,
the MPO, felt about that facility. The MPO is the decision
making body in those kinds of things."


... and IEOC seeks grant
The Island Emergency Operations Center (IEOC)
plans to piggyback with the county on a state grant to
implement and enhance local emergency management
programs.
Sgt. John Cosby of the Bradenton Beach Police
Department told IEOC members that all such grants
are on hold until the state statute governing emergency
management is re-written.
"Oneof the requirements of the new statute is that the
state will only recognize the county emergency manage-
ment system," explained Cosby. "We can give the county
a list of our requests to submit with their requests. It will
make our chances of getting that money greater."
The group also agreed to open an IEOC account with
an equal amount of funds from each city and the fire dis-
trict. Each entity's representative will be authorized to
spend up to $1,000 on emergency supplies and services.
Cosby said the cities of Bradenton Beach and
Arcadia signed an interlocal agreement concerning
records storage during a disaster. He suggested the
other two cities and the fire district need to prepare
similar interlocal agreements.
In other business, the group agreed to get new
bids on videotaping the Island's streets and public
buildings to use in post-disaster relief. A pre-proposal
meeting for bidders is set for 10 am. on Feb. 24 at the
fire station in Holmes Beach.







THE ISLANDER BYSTANDER N FEBRUARY 17, 1994 A PAGE 3 I!M

Code inspector to be excused from Sandbar conflict


By Jeannie Friedman
Islander Reporter
Anna Maria Code Inspector Don Tarantola has asked
Mayor Ray Simches to excuse him from any further code
enforcement activities regarding the Sandbar Restaurant
because his wife recently became an employee of the res-
taurant.
The Sandbar, owned by Ed Chiles, has been one of
the most dominant and controversial issues in the city
during the last year.
Chiles request to vacate two alleys on city rights-of-ways
was the focus of city commission meetings, planning com-
mission deliberations and citizen protests. More recently,
Chiles was cited for encroachments on city property.


In December, Acting Code Enforcement Officer
Edwin Callen informed Chiles that several structures and
pieces of equipment owned by the Sandbar were illegally
encroaching on city property. Callen also informed the
restaurant owner that permits for improvements had been
improperly issued.
Tarantola's request to be removed from all code en-
forcement matters with the Sandbar is the latest compli-
cation in the ongoing saga.
Last May, Chiles requested alleys adjacent to his res-
taurant and along two optioned lots on the north side of
the Sandbar parking lotbe vacated by the city. The request
was a precursor to expansion of the Gulffront restaurant/
bar and an outdoor eating area.



And the
winners are
Commissioners who
were victorious in their
quest for re-election in
Anna Maria City's
Feb. 8 election wel-
come newcomer Chuck
Shumard to the team.
Pictured from left are
Commissioners Max
Znika, Chuck
Shumard, Doug Wolfe
and Mayor Ray
Simches.

IslanderPhoto:
Jeannie Friedman


In a complex series of events, the Anha Maria plan-
ning commission offered a compromise solution which
would have involved an alley swap. Chiles refused the
commission's offer but has recently informed the city of
his intention to submit a new proposal regarding alley va-
cation.
City Attorney James Dye has now been asked to ad-
vise the mayor as to how to proceed with the code enforce-
ment issue in light of Tarantola's situation.
Though Simches is equal to the other four commis-
sioners on legislative matters, he is solely responsible for
the administration of city employees.



Anna Maria City
Thursday, 2/17, 9 am., special commission
meeting, audit results
Tuesday, 2/22, 7 p.m., special commission
meeting, orientation for new commission
Tuesday, 2/22, 7:30 p.m., commission meeting
Wednesday, 2/23, 7:30 p.m., zoning
board meeting
Bradenton Beach
Thursday, 2/17, 1 p.m., council meeting
Holmes Beach
Thursday, 2/17, 7:30 p.m., council work session
Tuesday, 2/22, 10 am., Maddox appeal
board hearing
Tuesday, 2/22, 3.p.m., planning
commission meeting
Of Interest
Monday, 2/21, 10 a.m., Island Transportation
Planning Organization, Bradenton
Beach City Hall
Wednesday, 2/23, 10 am., SR 789 Task Force
meeting, Bradenton Beach City Hall


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I'm honored by the Trust and Support
of the Citizens ofAnna Maria
in the recent election.


I'm appreciative of the public for recognizing the accom-
plishments and integrity of my past terms and I'm fortunate
to be a part of the newly elected team. We will continue to
be responsive to the needs of the community.


Thank you once again!

Ray Simches
Mayor Anna Maria City
Pd. Pol. Adv. Paid for by the Campaign of Ray Simches


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The Anna Maria
String Band roved
the streets and
played to the
crowds.


Katie Carpenter, 3 years
old of Bradenton, has her
face painted by a clown.


Crowds trek

to weekend

Bridge Street

festival
By Tomara Kafka
Islander Reporter
Despite foggy winter weather, crowds flocked to
the second annual Bradenton Beach Festival. For two
days, Saturday and Sunday, Bridge Street was packed
with people enjoying live entertainment and lots of
booths selling arts, crafts, food and drink.
The site was a newly renovated Bridge Street,
blocked off to cars both days, allowing the pedestrians
to manuever freely throughout the shops, restaurants,
street vendors and displays.
Sandy Griener, chairperson of this year's event,
said she was pleased with the turn out. "Oh, yes, it was
excellent," says Griener.
Griener estimates the two-day crowd at 6,000 to
8,000 people. "And," she says, despite the fog that
rolled back in at dusk on Saturday "we had about 600
people show up for the street dance. The musicians,
Connie and Dave, did a great job."
Winners of the arts and crafts show were an-
nounced Sunday afternoon. Tamara Gillman took first
place with her hand-beaded jewelry. Jim Underwood
won second with a butterfly display. Fountain-maker
Cary Founds, of North Carolina, won third.
While Griener doesn't know who will chair the
next festival, she says, "We're definitely doing it again
next year the second week in February."


The Privateers offered smoked mullet and stone crab claws to the hungry masses.


Project Loeeze, a consortilowiif lskand artists, exhibited a group theme show on obesity.


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THE ISLANDER BYSTANDER M FEBRUARY 17, 1994 M PAGE 5 Jim

With a little Irish luck a solution for AIDS


By Rick Fleury
Islander Reporter
Second in a series
When it comes to AIDS, there's no difference be-
tween Anna Maria Island and the rest of the country, ac-
cording to Bill Moran, a part-time resident of the Island
from Dublin, Ireland.
Moran said he sees the real impact of AIDS on hos-
pitals and medical costs.
Overhearing a recent interview for this series held in
a local restaurant, Mr. Moran, a native of Ireland, asked
that The Islander Bystander present as many viewpoints
on the subject of AIDS as possible and offered his.
"You've got to look at how it comes about," he says.
"Outlaw homosexuality completely," Moran sug-
gests.
"The trouble is the silent majority is so complacent.
That's the problem. What we need is more education, in
the schools and churches against homosexuality which


is completely unnatural," he stresses.
Moran feels that AIDS has come about in the last 15
years as a result of deteriorating moral standards.
"We didn't have (AIDS) when we were using the
moral standards of World War II," he says.
"If we could get back to decent moral standards, we
wouldn't have this problem. It would get rid of 85 percent
ofit. I would like to see a law that would make homosexu-
ality a crime."
Then, he says, the medical community could pay
more attention to other illnesses such as cancer,
Altzheimer's Disease, you name it.
"The only reason that AIDS has come to the forefront


is because of the actors and actresses in Hollywood.
They're the problem," Moran says.
But, he adds, he does have sympathy for those with
AIDS.
"I'm not a Hitler. I'm not that bad. I'd probably end
up helping them."
As for gay people, however, his opinion differs.
"I have no use for them. They brought it on them-
selves," he says, referring to AIDS.
"Self-inflicted that's the proper word."
Editor's Note: This is the second in a series explor-
ing how HIV and AIDS is impacts residents of Anna
Maria Island


Current rights special or equal for gays, lesbians?


By Jeannie Friedman
Islander Reporter
Anna Maria City is the latest target of a group lobby-
ing for an amendment to the Florida Constitution which,
they say, would eliminate special rights for homosexuals
and bisexuals.
Petitions and signs produced by the American Fam-
ily Political Committee of Florida were placed outside the
polls on the grounds of city hall during last Tuesday's
election. During most of the day, no representatives of the
group were present.
The organization wants a proposed amendment to be
approved by the electorate which would change the lan-
guage of Article 1, Section 10 of the Constitution of the
State of Florida which prohibits discrimination based on
race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap,
ethnic background, marital status or familial status.
If enacted, the changes would likely exclude homo-
sexuals from the list of minority groups afforded protec-
tion from discrimination. This would be achieved by re-
defining the terms "marital status" and "familial status."

I would like to thank the people who supported
me in the Anna Maria City election. Congratu-
lations to the members of the new commission.
I wish them all well.
As for my self I will continue to be an active
member of the community.
Leon Kramer
PD. POL ADV. PAID FOR BY THE CAMPAIGN ACCT. OF LEON KRAMER


The petition states that new text would be inserted into
Article 1, Section 10 (b) of the constitution defining marital
status as "the state ofbeing lawfully marriedto person of the
opposite sex, separated, divorced, widowed or single."
Familial status would be defined as, "the state of be-
ing a person domiciled with a minor, as defined by law,
who is the parent or person with legal custody of such
minor or who is a person with written permission from
such parent or person with legal custody of such minor."
The American Family group also want all laws re-
pealed which are inconsistent with the proposed amend-
ment because they perceive that the gay community is
now entitled to special rights they should not be given.
Those opposing the philosophy of the political action
committee believe the present constitution grants equal
but not special rights to homosexuals and bisexuals.
Opponents claim that such an amendment violates sev-
eral provisions of the United States Constitution, primarily the
Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment
A similar amendment was passed in Colorado in 1992.
A federal districtjudge later declared the amendment uncon-


stitutional. The judicial decision is on appeal and will likely
be decided by the United States Supreme Court.
The Colorado amendment resulted in a protest and a
boycott of the state by movie stars, various groups and at
least eight major U.S. cities.
Those seeking to repeal that amendment said it "would
authorize and encourage public and private discrimination on
the basis of perceived sexual orientation and establish a right
to discriminate against gay men, lesbians and bisexuals as one
the basic policies of the State of Colorado."
Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles and Boston were among
the cities which officially endorsed "Boycott Colorado."
A host of stars including Barbara Streisand, Joan Riv-
ers, Liza Minelli and Whoopie Goldberg refused to visit
the state during the boycott.
Many conventions and meetings were canceled and
tens of millions of tourist dollars were lost before the boy-
cott was put on hold pending the court's decision.
Representatives of The American Family Political
Committee of Florida could not be reached for comment
at the Tampa number listed on their literature.


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Facts of HIV
* The highest growth rate in the progression of HIV is among women between the ages of 15 and 25.
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M ecot


Bash McClash week
A letter writer referred to Manatee County Commissioner Joe
McClash last week as "Judas Joe." This week we have a new rash
ofMcClash lampoons.
Holmes Beach's Bob VanWagoner has written a monologue
on the subject ofMcClash -his arrogance and unsavory political
tactics. VanWagoner makes some good points. He says he is
"tempted to answer McClash with nasty epithets and a ton of rheto-
ric."
VanWagoner says the question of grievances can be answered
in the courts or by the governor. It can also be answered at the polls.
We don't imagine Islanders will vote for a man who broke his last
campaign's promises and whose arrogance, defiance of Island home
rule, and flip-flopping on issues suit only his own pleasure.
By trying to remove Bradenton Beach Mayor Katie Pierola
from the MPO and from effectively representing the three Island
cities on our own planning board, ITPO McClash may have
summoned a solution that will finally be palatable to us.
According to the statute referred to by McClash in his dismissal
letter to Pierola, the Gov. Lawton Chiles may alsoprovide forMPO
members who represent municipalities to alternate on an annual
basis with representatives from other municipalities within the des-
ignated urban area that do not have members on the MPO.
The govemor apportions the membership among the various
governmental entities within the area. The exact number, between
five and 19 members, is determined on an equitable geographic-
population ratio basis by the governor, based on an agreement
among the affected units of local government as required by federal
rules and regulations.
The three Island cities agreed to one member and drafted and
approved an interlocal agreement, creating the ITPO. Pierola is the
chosen representative to sit on the MPO, andhas been approved to
hold that post for a second year.
The Island is burdened with rotating membership to the MPO
and no other municipality in the two-county area has such a disad-
vantage. Other counties in the state have petitioned Gov. Chiles to
add to the maximum allowable membership to gain equality among
their cities. It is clear in the statute that apportionment is at the
governor's discretion -not the choice of Joe McClash.
Will Gov. Chiles be called upon to increase membership on the
Sarasota-Manatee transportation authority? Will he choose to rotate
all municipal members, not just those from Anna Maria Island, as
McClash seems to presume?
VanWagoner brings McClash back to test on the issue of the
65-foot bridge proposed for Manatee Avenue and the upcoming
Holmes Beach election because McClash asked outgoing Holmes
Beach Mayor Pat Geyer, (who is pro-bridge) and may or may not
win a seat on council in the March 8 election to appoint a new
member to the MPO. We have to commend her for refusing his
request and deferring to the 1TPO.
We should send in the troops to fight to have our cities fairly
and equally represented on the MPO, even if it means abolishing the
ITPO. Newly re-elected Anna Maria Mayor Ray Simches can de-
fend us if he will take an aggressive lead in the battle.
In overstepping his authority as the newly appointed chairper-
son to the MPO, Mr. McClash may have stepped into "it."
He's been walking all over us Islanders since the day he was
elected and it's about time he put his foot somewhere else.



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Thanks to Rick Fleury for the series on AIDS and thanks
to you for encouraging coverage of this timely subject.
Please tell Bob Woods that there are Islanders who
are aware of the tragedy HIV/AIDS imposes on PLWAs
as well as people who are close to them.
Please let him know that, despite the efforts of the
radical right to suppress factual education and to inflict
guilt on individuals who struggle to survive this disease,
there are others who compassionately work to make the
best of a sad situation.
Case in point is the recently established AIDS Coun-
cil of Manatee, who initiated bringing the quilt here. Over
350 volunteers and well over 750 person/hours are esti-
mated to have been involved in the planning, physical set-
up/take down and maintenance of that showing.
I do not know how one could see the quilt and remain
untouched by the translation of cold numbers into personal
losses. Each panel represents a dead man, woman or child
who leaves behind many grieving individuals whose lives
were forever altered by HIV/AIDS. We are not talking only
stereotypes here the dead and their survivors are main-
stream Americans like every one of us: babies, mothers, fa-
thers, brothers, sisters, neighbors and co-workers.
More than 60 quilt squares were dedicated that week-
end as memorials to local men and women who have al-
ready died with AIDS complications.
Heterosexual women and teens of both sexes are the
fastest growing groups newly being diagnosed, so it is
unlikely that any one of us will continue to be untouched
by this epidemic.
Gale Carter, Bradenton Beach

Hold that thought next election
I was appalled to read Commissioner Joe McClash's
reference to a new barrier island county as a "knee-jerk"
reaction of a few people who didn't get their way.
McClash seems diametrically opposed to reality, or per-
haps, isn't good at addition. Based on personally lobby-
ing for just about everything alien to Islander's health,
safety and well-being and expressed preferences, he is,
perhaps, THE one most responsible for current mistrust
of our BOCC and any suggested breakaway.
Now, having been handed the dictatorial MPO gavel


by comrade-in-arms Stan Stephens, he's trying to unseat
Katie Pierola after one year, having repeatedly registered
parliamentary contempt for our MPO member. Her pre-
decessor served three consecutive terms, a precedent he
ignores. Katie, serious about her oath, bucked FDOT/
MPO, a no-no to Joe!
As our former BOCC commissioner, his record was
hardly above reproach. He uses the MPO, our mandated
shield against greed and exploitation, as his
parliamanaged bullring. Before 600 Islanders on Oct. 27,
an FDOT "hearing" he avoided, one speaker suggested his
recall. Would that send a message to public servants that
credibility it EARNED, not assumed; that in the war for
ethical standards there are no innocent bystanders?
Written statements by McClash endorse dredging
Palma Sola baybottom, "mitigating" precious mangroves
and acres of seagrass and deceit about wind hazard data.
He engages in ping-pong bridge support and parrots
the FDOT party line. Holdings along FDOT's new super-
highway near Cortez fail to enhance his image. So, WHO
adjudges elected officials? A month old, data-loaded re-
quest to the Governor for an investigation remains unac-
knowledged. Hold that thought the next time you enter a
polling booth!.
Jim Kissick, Bradenton Beach

Sheriff lacks community spirit
On Saturday, Feb. 12, I went to the Anna Maria Is-
land Community Center to attend their rummage sale. I
parked my car about a block away on the grass, facing the
wrong way. I was gone only about 10 minutes and on re-
turn, found I had a ticket
I can not believe that the officer could not have found
something else to do instead of passing out tickets to
people who are donating money to their community.
I hope you will publish this and people who read it
will shop or donate their money in other businesses and
charities outside of the City of Anna Maria.
Betty and Don Duncan, Bradenton Beach


For more letters,

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THOSE WERE THE BAYS

Beginning a new series, Anna Maria in the Movies
By June Alder


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The old Anna Maria Pier was a busy place in the days when the Island was a loca-
tion for some of the popular South Seas movies America loved

PIRATES INVADE

ANNA MARIA ISLAND


Thirteen men and women on Anna
Maria Isle yo-ho-ho and a few yards of
film.
Piratical tales of old were vividly
brought to this little Gulf resort last
evening when a weird-looking craft was
slowly wafted by a gentle breeze to the
Anna Maria dock. Hawsers were in place


Piratical tales of
old were vividly
brought to mind
when a weird-
looking craft was
slowly wafted by a
gentle breeze to
the Anna Maria
dock. The gang-
plank was placed
from the craft to
the dock while a
burly seaman
assisted every
passenger lest
someone fall into
the briny Gulf.


and the gangplank
was placed from
the craft to the
dock while a burly
seaman assisted
every passenger
lest someone fall
into the briny
Gulf.
Questions were
asked and an-
swered and then
the fears of the
citizens were set at
ease, for instead of
a piratical crew,
the outfit was
made up of mo-
tion picture actors


and actresses. The New Brunswick Film,
Ltd. had arrived at Anna Maria bag and
baggage to complete its film, "Blue Wa-
ters."
Residents of this island had just cause
to feel alarmed over the unheralded advent
of the 13 persons on board a weird-look-
ing, one-masted craft. It was learned that
the Ruth A. Welles, a fishing schooner
chartered by the motion picture company
which had started from Tampa to Anna
Maria Beach at 10:30 o'clock yesterday
morning, had been becalmed about four
miles from the island.
Later in the afternoon a gentle breeze
swept over the surly waters, not enough to
bring the Welles into port but enough to
waft smaller craft slowly shorewards.
Forthwith, an auxiliary sailboat of small
dimensions was drafted into service and
into this the motion picture group and a
few deckhands transferred. About 8
o'clock just as the shadows were falling
o'er the land and Gulf the piratical look-
ing craft plowed its way up to the Anna
Maria dock.
Its occupants were attired in what may
be termed 'up-to-date' pirate costumes.
The femalemembers of the troupe ap-
peared in khaki uniform with soft shirts. In
fact, David M. Hartford was the only
member of the party that disembarked


who was attired in a boiled shirt and a stiff
collar.
The company of 13 made its way to
the Anna Maria Beach Hotel where they
put up for the week they were to be here.
Regardless of the piratical aspect of
the company and legends of old the local
people received the movie folks with
open arms and were doing everything to
make their stay on the island as pleasant
as possible. Today the company started to
make the first of their deep sea scenes."
Manatee River Journal, Nov. 15,
1922

Did the actresses in "Blue Waters"
shed their khaki uniforms for something
more suitable in those deep sea scenes or
love scenes on the beach or whatever?
Did Anna Maria lads peek at them
from the seagrape bushes, hoping to get a
glimpse of what was beneath those soft


shirts?
Did hand-
some David M.
Hartford main-
tain his dignity
in his boiled
shirt? Or did it
go rrrrip in the
heat of passion
under the
palms?
Was the
picture a hit or a
dud?


For a few years
after World War I
hopes were high
that movie-
making would
mean fame and
fortune for Anna
Maria Island and
the Tampa Bay
area.


We don't know.
We do know that at one time Anna
Maria Island was thought to have the po-
tential of becoming "the Hollywood of
Florida's West Coast." (This was before
there was a Hollywood on Florida's East
Coast about which similar hopes were en-
tertained.)
The fact is that for a few years after
World War I hopes were high that movie-
making would mean fame and fortune for
Anna Maria Island and the Tampa Bay
area. "Blue Waters" was only one of the
films for which the Island was a location
in those wild and wonderful Boom days
of the early 1920s.
How did this come about? Watch for
next week's episode.

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Maria's 'Film City'


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Late Saturday night or early Sunday morning (Feb. 5-6), an unknown individualfrom Michigan drove his or her
car onto the beach at 27th Street and tried to exit at 30th Street where the vehicle got stuck in the sand So much for
the midnight beach drive. By the way, anyone else thinking of taking a late night cruise on the beach? Forget it! It
is against the law.


Are you ready for some horseshoes?


By Jeannie Friedman
Islander Reporter
Some hot-handed horseshoe pitchers in Anna
Maria are ready to make some ringers and have issued
an invitation to anyone who wants to "pitch a few."
Ed Callen, who is officially in charge of the
horseshoe competition, has set the first pitch-off for
Saturday, Feb. 26, at 10 a.m. at Anna Maria City Hall.


To whoever stole my son's bike
This is to the person who stole my son's bicycle
while he was working. He is sixteen and working his first
job. He bought the bike with his own money and even
spent an additional $40 to have it worked on when it
broke down.
It's about a four mile ride from where we live on
Holmes Beach to where he works at the Seafood Shack.
Thanks to you, he now has to walk!
I hope whoever you are, you needed the bicycle for
transportation. That is the only way my son and I will be
able to accept this.
Priscilla Starling, Holmes Beach
Ardren off mark
I recently read Bob Ardren's review of "Florida
Wildlife Viewing Guide" and, as usual, his thoughts are
ridiculously off the mark. Apparently someone who is a
shill for the commercial fishing interests doesn't have
much use for those who protect our wildlife either.
My wife and I travel all around the state enjoying the
freshwater fishing and especially the fabulous water birds
and wildlife. Although we were familiar with a good
many places described in the book, we found a few gems
in it we had overlooked. The information and directions
given in the book are very accurate and helpful.
We feel this book will be a most valuable resource
to new residents of Florida as they learn to appreciate and
protect our wildlife. It's the best $7.95 they can spend!
Bob Nash, Holmes Beach

Wind, wildlife cause concern
about bridge
Being new to the area, we were surprised to learn
about the skyscraper bridge over the intercoastal on
Manatee.
We are very concerned about the wild life that feeds
on the wild oats and the natural serenity of the area.
We went to look at the existing bridge one windy day
and we were concerned how it would be being on a
bridge 45 feet higher.
Needless to say, we would not attempt to walk across
or go over it with our car for fear of our life.
Our main concerns are the safety of the bridge on
windy days and the displacement of the existing wild life.
Robert and Ann Adams, Bradenton


Come out ready to throw just for fun or issue a se-
rious challenge if your throwing arm is in good form
and your confidence intact.
Callen and other members of the unofficial Anna
Maria team are hoping to have a tri-city competition.
The IslanderBystanderwill sponsor atravelling tro-
phy for competition between the cities.
Information, call Callen at 778-1126.


Thanks for assisting in
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I am writing to express my thanks to you on behalf
of Ms. Laura Dart and my department for the enormously
educational experience that was offered to Laura as an
intern with the Islander Bystander.
Laura has recently completed her research paper to
accompany her work experiences. I have seen her log of
activities; I am impressed with the breadth of experience
and your supervision of her endeavors.
Thank you for assisting in the education of one of our
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Thanks for the help
I would like to publicly thank members of the United
States Coast Guard Auxiliary, Flotilla 83, stationed in
Bradenton.
On Saturday afternoon, Feb. 15, Iraninto serious trouble
while cruising on the Intercoastal south of Cortez bridge near
Sarasota Bay. Cruising at around 1,200 rpms, my boat, a21-
foot Thompson I/O went out of forward gear. My guests and
I were stranded ii the middle of the bay.
Luckily, a Coast Guard Auxiliary patrol boat was
nearby and asked if we needed help. I explained my prob-
lem to them and they immediately took action to protect
us from further troubles. They were very patient and un-
derstanding and made sure we were able to return to our
home port in Holmes Beach.
Frank Geiger, Sarasota, captain of the "Aloha," and
his crew members Don Hattee and Mark Mayer were the
guardsmen Who assisted us. It is comforting to know that
an organization such as the Coast Guard Auxiliary is
around to help boaters like myself when they are in seri-
ous trouble. It's good to know that a boater in strange
waters, or even friendly waters for that matter, can rely
and depend on people like them.
Being from the north country, on Lake Minnetonka
in Excelsior, Minn., a western suburb of Minneapolis, I
am not too familiar with local waters.
I would like to recommend, even stress, that all boat-
ers who are not familiar with these waters take classes, as
I am, which is provided by the Anna Maria Island Power
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The Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., will sponsor Anna Maria'sfirst Health Fair from
10 a.m. to 4p.m., Saturday, Feb. 19. There is no admission fee to the indoor event which will feature a variety of
screenings, demonstrations and informational displays. The committee responsible for the concept and organiza-
tion of the Health Fair includes (from left) Linda Loken, Rev. Dan Kilts (back), Roberta Crawford, Al Butterfield,
Jeanette Cashman and Jeanne Simon. Please call 778-1908 for information.


Islander Photo: Jeannie Friedman
IsderHealth FairPhoto: Jeannie Friean Clare Starrett, D.P.M., explains a new blood glucose
prescription Checks monitoring kit to Health Fair committee member Dan
prescriptiKilts. The new product enables diabetic patients to
Bring all medications to the Anna Maria Health Faird sugalevels at home andadjust their
and receive a free check for medication interactions. own medication based on the results of the tests.
Fair committee member Jeanette Cashman demon-
Fair committee member Jeanette Cashman demon- Starret recently opened a podiatry clinic in Anna
stratesa scope of medicationswhich need to be ana- Maria City. She is assisting with the clinic and will
lyzed for possible medication interactions. have a podiatry presentation at the event.
Raising the bigtop have a podiatry presentation at the event.t Feb.


Raising the big top set Feb. 28


When the circus comes to town, the big top has to be
raised. Children of all ages are invited to watch Irene the
elephant and the tent crew join forces and pull together the
220- x 100-foot big top.
The tent will be raised on Monday, Feb. 28, at 8 am.
on the grounds of the Holmes Beach City Hall. Circus
performances will be at 5:30 and 7:45 p.m.
The circus is sponsored by The Anna Maria Island
Community Center which will receive a portion of ad-
vance ticket proceeds and a percentage of the gate on
show day. The percentage depends on the amount of tick-
ets volunteers sell prior to Feb. 28.
Advance-issue coupons will admit children 12 and
under at no charge if accompanied by a paying adult Day-


of-show children's admission will be $5. Adult tickets
purchased in advance will be $8 $12 if purchased on
the day of the show.
Advance discount tickets are available in Bradenton
Beach at the Beach House restaurant, 200 Gulf Drive;
in Holmes Beach at Island Foods, 3900 East Bay Drive,
and Home True Value Hardware, Island Shopping Cen-
ter; in Anna Maria at the Community Center, 407 Mag-
nolia Ave.
In Bradenton tickets are available at Crowder Bros.
Hardware, 3933 Manatee Ave. West; and on Longboat
Key at the Sea Stable, 3170 Gulf of Mexico Drive.
For information, please call the center's circus
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He has put a man on the moon, his best job by far,
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Island birders have record count of 'feathered friends'


By Rick Fleury
Islander Reporter
Thanks to a dedicated group of birders on Anna Maria
Island, the Gulf Circle contingent of Manatee Countee
Audubon Society continues to monitor the vast collection of
birds living on and around or passing by -the Island.
Their area includes Anna Maria Island and Manatee
County's portion of Longboat Key.
The group is one of more than 1,500 throughout
North America that monitor the continent's bird popula-
tion on behalf of the National Audubon Society.
Led by Charlie Peak and recorded in the MCAS ar-
chives by chapter historian Rose Butts, the annual Gulf
Circle Christmas Bird Count (CBC) remains an impor-
tant event for local birders.
Ask Rose.
"We saw them coming," Rose Butts says of this
year's sighting of more than 300 cormorants at Bean
Point. "There were maybe 10 in a group ... each group
leaving a small space between them."
Rose said she and her fellow oberservers 40 or so,
out of more than 40,000 CBC observers throughout the
rest of the continent stayed still and quiet for the du-
ration of the flock's passing. They were heading north,
they believed, toward Egmont Key in search of food.
Carlton Martin of Key Royale would call out the tally in
counts of 100 to the official counter sitting nearby.
Rose and her husband, fellow Auduboner Mynard,
spend most of the year on the Island. She has served as
historian for the county's Audubon Society since 1981
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By Jeannie Friedman
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The Island has some new residents who could use a
little help from their neighbors.
Kit Kat the peacock and Foxy the duck were both
permanently disabled as babies. They now share a home
on Pine Avenue in Anna Maria which could use some im-
provements and they need more volunteers to help with
feeding and cleaning their cage.
Foxy and Kit Kat both have injured feet and probably
could not survive out of captivity. They were brought to the
Island three months ago to reside in the vacant pen located
beside the Anna MariaIsland Museum at402 PineAve.. The
two have become very attached to each other and are now a
popular attraction to residents and tourists alike.
Shirley Boyett, manager of the Pelican Man's Pine
Avenue bird drop-off, is seeking volunteers to donate
supplies and labor to improve the cage which houses the
animals. She also needs more help with cleaning, feeding
and bird rescue.
Several residents have been helping care for the birds
and local businesses have donated services.
Island Foods donates food for the animals, the Pine
Avenue General Store provides freezer space to keep fish
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Anniversary celebration
for Artists Guild
The Anna Maria Island Artists Guild will celebrate
its fifth anniversary at a reception honoring the
organization's past presidents.
A special tribute will be paid to the Guild's first
president, Genevieve Novicky Alban. Alban is credited
with providing the inspiration and leadership to start the
group in 1989.
Works by Alban will
be featured along with the
works of past presidents
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and Mercedes Thornburg.
Paintings by Art Ball, cur-
rent president of the Guild,
will also be displayed.
The public is invited
to the reception on Sun- Genevieve Alban
day, Feb. 20, from 1 to 4
p.m. at the Guild Gallery, 5414 Marina Drive in Holmes
Beach.
Refreshments will be served and there will be no
admission charge.
Please phone 778-6694 for information.

Reservations needed
for Italian Night
The Ladies of St. Bernard Guild are sponsoring their
eighth annual "Italian Night," on Saturday, Feb. 26, at 6
p.m. at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Holmes Beach.
Music will be provided by the Bob LoPiccolo
Combo.
Reservations are a must and can be made by calling
Mabel Peltier at 778-5432, Helen Intile at 778-7370 or
Gable Drutowski at 778-4769. The cost is $10 per per-
son and it is a B.Y.O.B. event.

Artists seek sale
donations
Donations are needed for the Anna Maria Island Art
League's annual garage sale, to be held Saturday, Feb.
26, from at 503 N. Bay Blvd., Anna Maria.
Anyone wishing to donate items may drop them off
at the league office, 5312 Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach,
or call 778-2099. You may call for assistance if you have
bulky items.

Adult dance classes
increased at center
Adult dance classes have been so popular at the Anna
Maria Island Community Center thatprofessional instructors
Bob and Carol Lee Schrienk are adding additional lessons.
Effective Feb. 17, the following classes will be offered:
Line Dancing: Saturday, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Fee $3 mem-
bers, $4 non-members.
Country Couples: Saturday, 8-9 p.m. Fee $3 mem-
bers, $4 non-members.
Ballroom/Latin Big Band: Monday, 8:15-9:15 p.m. Fee
- $5 members, $6 non-members.
Waltz Dancing: Thursday, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Fee -
$5 members, $6 non-members.
AMICC annual memberships are $5 for those over
55 and $10 for adults ages 18 to 54.
For more dance updates, call the center: 778-1908,
or the Schrienks. 739-2484.


Annual meeting Feb. 24
for Bradenton Beach
Civic Assn.
The annual meeting of the Bradenton Beach Civic
Association will be Thursday, Feb. 24, 7 p.m., at
Bradenton Beach City Hall. Adoption of the association's
constitution and by-laws, as well as nomination of offic-
ers, are scheduled. It will be the first time the group will
ratify organizational papers, Civic Association President
Ida Cuthbertson said.
She explained that the board of directors will present a
slate of officers for consideration to board members. Addi-
tional nominations will be accepted from the floor, and the
officers will be voted upon by mail in the next few weeks.
The annual meeting will also provide members of the
association with an opportunity to air concerns or ques-
tions about activities in the city, Cuthbertson said.
Anyone wishing copies of the by-laws and constitu-
tion may call Cuthbertson at 778-6269
Island Garden Club
holds dinner meeting
The Island Garden Club will hold its monthly dinner
meeting on Thursday, Feb. 17 at 6:30 p.m. at the Church of
the Annunciation, 4408 Gulf Dr., Holmes Beach.
Allen Garner will speak on shore plantings.
Please phone 778-5182 for information.
Oriental Watercolor
class set
An introductory class, Sumi-E and Oriental Water-
color, will be taught by Michiko Mathews at the Anna
Maria Island Art League beginning Thursday, Feb. 17,
from 1 to 3:30 p.m.
Mathews, a nationally recognized artist, will instruct
students on Japanese/Chinese traditional Sumi-E (black
ink) Oriental watercolor painting techniques; basic brush
strokes; shading; concepts of space, composition and con-
trast; and use of color.
The cost of the five-week class is $50 for members
and $55 for non-members. A materials list is available at
the League, 5312 Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach.
For information or to register, call 778-2099.

Nominees sought for
recycling program
The Manatee County Solid Waste Management Ad-
visory Board is looking for nominees for its annual Ex-
cellence in Recycling Awards program.
Interested groups can obtain applications from the Solid
Waste Division of Manatee County by calling 792-8811.
Plaques and certificates will be awarded to the winner.

Watercolor workshop
slated at Phoenix Frame
Phoenix Frame owner Bren Jackson has scheduled
watercolor and art marketingworkshops at her business,
5306-A Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach.
The classes will be taught by award-winning artist
Karen Vernon. The beginning, intermediate and advanced
watercolor workshop classes will be Feb. 28, March 1 and
March 2 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The art marketing workshop will be March 3 from 9-
5 p.m.
For information, call 778-5480.

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Thousands of used books have
been collected by members of
the Bradenton Branch of the
( American Association of
University Women for its 1994
AAUW Book Sale to be held
SThursday, Friday and Saturday,
SFeb. 17, 18, and 19 at De Soto
Square Mall from 9 a.m. to 10
p.m. All proceeds go to the
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John A. Crist
John A. Crist, 90, of Pine Bush, N.Y., and Anna
Maria, died Feb. 8.
Mr. Crist was a winter resident to the Island since
1972. He was a retired businessman. He was a member
of Iroquois Hunting & Fishing Club of White Lake, N.Y.,
and a member of New Prospect Reformed Church of Pine
Bush, N.Y.
He is survived by his wife, Elsie, of Pine Bush; a
daughter, Ruth Wesley of Pine Bush; a son, Dr. C. Fred
Crist of Harris, N.Y.; a sister, Anne Dewitt of Delmar,
N.Y.; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
No local visitation or services were held. Burial was
by cremation. Griffith-Cline Funeral Home was in charge
of arrangements.
Dorothy Guthrie Hand
Dorothy Guthrie Hand, 47, of Cortez, died Feb. 12 at
her home.
Born in Bradenton, Mrs. Hand was a lifelong resident
of Cortez. She owned and operated Cortez Cafe since
1982. She was a Baptist.
She is survived by two sons, Tony Taylor and Ben
Creamer, both of Cortez; two daughters, Helen Mora of
Bradenton and Kim Creamer of Cortez; her parents,
Raymond and Helen Guthrie of Cortez; four brothers,
Stanley Guthrie of Ruckersville, Va., and Junior, Steve
and Johnny, all of Cortez; a sister, Shirley Manuel of
Bradenton; and five grandchildren.
Visitation and funeral services were held at Brown
and Sons Funeral Home with the Rev. William Brock
officiating.
Earl L. Hanselman
Earl L. Hanselman, 82, of Holmes Beach, died Feb.
7 in HCA/L.W. Blake Hospital.
Born in St. Louis, Mr. Hanselman came to Holmes
Beach from Cincinnati in 1971. He was a retired security
officer for RCA Corp. in Cincinnati. He served in the U.S.
Naval Reserve and the U.S. Maritime Service.
He is survived by his wife, Lillian G.; a stepson, Terry
Sturm of Plattsburgh, N.Y.; two sisters, Grace Hamey and
Evelyn Stuhlfauth, both of Cincinnati; and a grandchild.
No visitation or services were held. Memorials may
be made to the Salvation Army, administrative office,
1204 14th St. W., Bradenton, Fla. 34205. Griffith-Cline
Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Donald C. Rowe
Donald C. Rowe, 91, of Holmes Beach, died Feb. 9
in Freedom Care Pavilion.
Bor in Delmar, N.Y., Mr. Rowe came to Holmes
Beach from Glen Mills, Pa., in 1969. He was a mechani-


cal engineer for Boeing Aircraft, retiring in 1967. He was
a member of Church of the Annunciation, Holmes
Beach. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran of World War II.
He was a former member of Bradenton Yacht Club and
Key Royale Club.
He is survived by a daughter, Jean Trout of
Morrison, Ill.; four grandchildren and three great-grand-
children.
No visitation was held. Memorial services were held at
Church of the Annunciation with the Rev. Richard Fellows
officiating. Memorials may be made to American Heart
Association, Suncoast Chapter, Manatee County Branch,
6028 26th St W., Bradenton, Fla. 34207.
Love B. McGill
Love B. McGill, 86 of Anna Maria, died Feb. 12 in
Freedom Village Nursing Center in Bradenton.
Memorial services were held at Roser Church with
memorial donations to the church at 512 Pine Ave.,
Anna Maria, Fla. 34216, or to a charity of choice.
Mrs. McGill was born in Yazoo, Miss., and came to
Anna Maria from Fort Wayne, Ind., in 1970. She was a
winter resident of the area since 1950. She was a home-
maker. She was a member of Roser Church, the Key
Royale Gold Club and Anna Maria Women's Club of
Holmes Beach.
She is survived by three daughters, June E.
Wyneken of Venice, Jeanne Nicols of Indianapolis, and
Jane Pruett of Roswell, Ga.; two sisters, Kitty Kendrick
and Virginia Reynolds, both of Chattanooga, Tenn.; nine
grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren.

Russell J. Moroz
Russell J. Moroz, 58, of Holmes Beach, died Feb.
11 in HCA/L.W. Blake Hospital.
Born in Chicago, Mr. Moroz came to Bradenton
from Merrillville in 1991. He was a retired project en-
gineer for LTV steel in Chicago. He was a member of
Church of the Annunciation. He was a lifetime member
of American Institute of Steel Engineers. He was a mem-
ber of the Moose Club of Bradenton Beach and the Epis-
copal Men's Club at Church of the Annunciation.
He is survived by his wife, Helen; a son, Charles, of
Valparaiso, Ind.; four daughters, Elizabeth Dunevant of
Valparaiso, Kim of Holmes Beach; Karen, of Overland
Park, Kan., and Mary Pisani of Sarasota; and seven
grandchildren.
Services were held at Church of the Annunciation in
Holmes Beach with the Rev. Richard Fellow officiating.
Burial will be in Merrillville, Ind. Memorials may be made
to Church of the Annunciation, Russell Moroz Memorial
Fund, 4408 Gulf Dr., Holmes Beach, Fla. 34217.


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Islanders' son to wed
Stephanie Lee Pflueger and Gregory Lynn Crawford,
both of Fort Wayne nd. are being wed on Feb. 12.
The groom-to-be is the son of D. Eugene and Monna
Crawford of Holmes Beach. The bride elect's parents are
Walter and Donna Pflueger of Fort Wayne.
Pflueger is employed by North American Van Lines.
Crawford is a draftsman at Alfe Heat Treatment.
The wedding will take place in Fort Wayne.
Island podiatrist returns
from symposium
Dr. Clare Starrett, an Anna Maria City podiatric phy-
sician, recently attended the Florida Podiatric Medical
Association Annual Scientific and Management Sympo-
sium held in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
The symposium offered courses in the latest tech-
niques and procedures for the treatment of foot disorders.


McKay, Gerhard

wed
Jennifer Lynn Gerhard and George William
McKay, both of Bradenton, were married Nov. 13 at
Church of the Cross. The Rev. John Henry officiated.
The bride is the daughter of Suzanne and Walt
Gerhard of Bradenton. He is the son of George and
Linda McKay of Anna Maria. Maid of honor was Mel-
issa Gerhard, sister of the bride, of Bradenton.
Best man was Todd MacClinchy of Bradenton. Ush-
ers were Timothy McKay and Michael Gerhard, brothers of
the bridegroom, both of Bradenton.
A reception followed the ceremony at the Pier Restau-
rant. The couple took a honeymoon cruise to Mexico, and
live in Bradenton.

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Island art travels to snowy West Virginia


By Jeannie Friedman
Islander Reporter
Early in January, Linda Howard and her family left
sunny Holmes Beach on an artistic endeavor that turned
into an adventure.
The saga begin when restaurant giant and West Vir-
ginia native, Alex Schoenbaum, and his wife, Betty, saw
one of Howard's sculptures at a show in Ft. Lauderdale.
The Schoenbaums purchased the piece as a gift for the
state's capital city, Charleston.
Howard creates gigantic sculptures made of brushed
aluminum square tubing or steel painted white. Her son-
in-law, Rick Murray, welds and fabricates the pieces.
Murray, his wife, Bonnie, their two daughters and
Taffy, their golden retriever, accompanied Howard on her
trip to the mountain state to help with the difficult task of
installing the 1,700-pound work of art.
The two-story piece entitled "Starburst" was to be
installed in front of the city's civic center.
Howard, a Holmes Beach resident who first came to
Anna Maria as a two-year-old credits, the Island for her
inspiration.
"The Island's light and the geometric shapes found in
nature especially in the shells found on the Gulf Coast
- inspire my work," she said.
With the sculpture, a compressor, welder, generator,
ladders-and drills in tow, the entourage arrived in the
Appalachian Mountains during one of the worst snow
storms that section of the country has had in 18 years.
Many roads were impassable and power lines were down.
Two feet of snow blanketed the ground and 55,000
residents were without electricity. It was so cold that even
the crane that was to lift the work onto its concrete ped-
estal froze.
"I have never installed in the winter, nor did I intend
to," Howard said. "We were supposed to go in August but
the city didn't complete the platform in time."
Rick Murray and his daughters had never seen snow
before. The children loved the adventure as did Taffy. The
girls and the dog romped and threw snowballs while the adults
dealt with the difficult task of installing the sculpture.
Because of delays.,and difficulties caused by the
weather it took nine days and a lot of patience and hard
work to install the piece. But in spite of the elements the
family accomplished their mission and made it back to the
sunshine state none the worse for the experience.
The girls, Heather and Nicole, brought snow balls and a
stack of snowy picturebackto show to their friends at school.
Howard is happy to haveher art on display inthe moun-
tain state but she never wants to install in the winter again.


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Double Spiral Arch, by Linda Howard, is on display in front of the Anne Bancroft Cook Library at the University of
South Florida, New College campus in Sarasota.

... about the artist
Linda Howardis aHolmes Beachresident andrenowned
artist. Art Critic Donald Kuspit said about the artist's work:
"Howard's sculptures architecturally ambitious and spatially
complex. It has an aura of transcendence. Itis systematic, yet
a sign of joy emanating from order."
Howard has had solo exhibitions in five states. She has
taught at several colleges including the University of Florida, .
New York University and Hunter College in New York. .. .- ; i
The state of Florida has purchased 10 of her sculp-
tures for display in the "Art in Public Places" project. t
'Mostofmy works geometric progressions withunder-
lying spiral structures," Howard said of her art. "I try to inte-
grate geometry with forms of nature and architecture."...

Linda Howard's two-story sculpture being
placed on apedistal at the Civic Center in snowy
Charleston, W. Va. The piece of art entitled '.:W
"Starburst" was a gift to the city from restaurant
giant Alex Schoenbaum and his wife, Betty,
Longboat Key residents. Schoenbaum unveiled
the sculpture recently. Howard is lower left,
facing camera.


Art works brighten
Island library
A variety of art works by local artist Woody Candish
are on display through the month of February at the
Island Branch Library in Holmes Beach. The mixed
media exhibit reflects the diversity of the artist's
techniques.
Islander Photos: Jeannie Friedman


CHAPEL PLAYERS
PRODUCTION STARTS FEB. 18


And you think
YOUR family is zany?
The zany life of the Sycamore family and their many friends
will be presented to the Island in the Chapel Players' produc-
tion of "You Can't Take It With You" opening in the chapel of
Roser Memorial Church on Pine Avenue in Anna Maria City
on Feb. 18. Tickets are on sale now for the eight performances
including two Sunday matinees and are $6 for adults and $3
for students of any age. Tickets can be purchasedfrom 10 a.m.
to 2 p.m., Monday through Saturday, in the chapel or from the
Artists Guild Gallery in the Island Shopping Center. Phone.
reservations may be made by calling 778-0414from 10 a.m. to
2p.m. weekdays, or 778-5005from 5 to 7p.m.






THE ISLANDER BYSTANDER 0 FEBRUARY 17, 1994 0 PAGE 15 EE


By Tomara Kafka
IslanderReporter
As the sign says, Pete Reynard's is now serving
lunch and dinner again. Take a run around their revolv-
ing salad bar or drop by the lounge for libation and enter-
tainment seven nights a week.
If you're looking for breakfast, however, you might
want to try Linda's Sunny Side Up. An Island early riser
tells me Linda's serves great pancakes.
On Sunday, the Anna Maria Island Artists Guild
is holding a reception at their gallery at 1 p.m. Genevieve
Novicky Alban, a founding member of the Guild, will be
honored and art works of past and present Guild presidents
will be featured.
In Anna Maria, a friend tells me that the Tip of the
Island serves one of the best cups of coffee on the Island.
750 for all you can drink and good company, too, he says.
The Anna Maria Historical Society meets Thursday
night, 7:30 p.m., at Anna Maria City Hall. Guest speaker
Peggy Blassingame Diamant, daughter of author Wyatt
Blassingame, will talk about growing up on the Island.
On Saturday, you might want to stop by the Anna
Maria Health Fair, in the gymnasium at the Anna Maria
Island Community Center, from 10 am. to 4 p.m. You can
learn all kinds of helpful hints for more nutritious and
healthy eating habits as well as participate in various
health screenings. There will be presentations and discus-
sions covering such subjects as exercise, peer counseling
and stress management This community event is spon-
sored by AMI Forever Young.
The lounge at the Holiday Inn on Longboat Key has


Out with the old ... as Shuckers is transformed to Pete
Reynards.
been closed for remodeling. Manager David Smith tells
me Stormy's will be re-open this weekend with a whole
new look and lots of weekend entertainment. It's a bright,
open design that accents the oak white-washed bar and
dance floor. Dale Patrick and Eddie Cirieco will be per-
forming on Friday and Saturday night through February.
One long-time Anna Maria resident tells me that
there's a recurring problem at Ivo's Fine Dining on
Longboat. Once you try one of their great specialties -
rack of Spring lamb, Dover sole or beef Wellington, it's
so good that you always order the same thing when you
return. Variety might not be what you're looking for at
Ivo's, but what you will get is fabulous consistency. Res-
ervations are a must, especially during season.
Across the bridge, in Cortez, be sure to put the
Cortez Commercial Fishing Festival on your calendar


"If you haven't tried it yet, you're
in for a very pleasant surprise."

CAFE ON THE BEACH

"Put your toes in the
sand and then enjoy dining
on our casual outside patio."
P.S. We have the very best sunsets.


Old Fashioned Breakfasts, Great Lunches & Dinner Specials Nightly
OPEN 6 AM 7 DAYS A WEEK 778-0784
Casual Inside Dining Room or Outside Patio Dining Plenty of Parking
Live Entertainment Wednesday thru Sunday pre-sunset until ? (Weather Permitting)
On Beautiful Manatee Beach where Manatee Ave. ends and the Gdlf begins!






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Cuban Sandwiches
Black Bean Soup
Spanish Bean Soup
Yellow Rice & Chicken
Spanish Flan
EARLY BIRD SPECIAL- 2 for 1
Buy One Dinner Entree Get 2nd FREE
4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m. daily
B aked Ziti ........................................................................................ $7.95
Tender Fried Chicken FF ................................................................... 7.25
Cheese Ravioli ............................................................................ 7.75
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Homemade Lasagna............................................. .............................. 8.25
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All Dinners Served with Hot Bread
"OPEN SEVEN DAYS"
Hours: Breakfast, 8am noon; Lunch, 11am 2 pm; Dinner, 4:30 10 pm
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U11 A1 I 2 5011 r91 -1 Z,


for Saturday. Historic Cortez village, the fish houses and
the docks surrounding the harbor are the perfect site for
an annual event which features lots of seafood, arts and
crafts and entertainment Admission is $2 for adults, kids
under 12 are free. There is a shuttle boat ride from Co-
quina Beach for $1. Entertainment includes the Willy
Steele Band, the Jack Tamborine Band and the Cortez
Grand Ole Opry.
Once a month, 89th Street Pizza (on Cortez Road) spon-
sors an Anna Maria Elementary School day. The next one is
in March and I'll let you know as soon as the date is con-
firmed. But the deal is this: When you and your family dine
on their pizza (and other assorted menu items) 20 percent of
your purchase is returned to the school and goes toward pur-
chasing computer software for students. That's a good deal.

Florida's official dessert
"We are frequent diners at the Mar Vista and their
Key Lime Pie is delicious.
"We would very much like to have their recipe."
Bob and Carolyn Whitney, Holmes Beach
Chef Michael McCormick at Mar Vista Dockside
Restaurant and Pub on Longboat Key was pleased to
provide his recipe for Key Lime Pie.
This recipe serves six to eight people:
1 can sweetened condensed milk (14 oz.)
5 oz. key lime juice
5 oz. heavy cream
1 9-in. pre-made graham cracker crust (the kind you buy
already made in a tin at the grocery store)
In a bowl, combine the lime juice and condensed
milk. In a separate bowl, whip the heavy cream until it
forms stiff peaks. Then fold the whipped cream into the
lime juice and condensed milk mixture. Pour into the pie
crust and refrigerate for at least eight hours.
SNo, this is not a mistake, says the chef, there are no
eggs in this recipe.


Best Homemade Breakfast & Lunch Specials on the Island!


Fresh Baked
Pies & Biscuits


Thursday: PRIME RIB SPECIAL EGGS BENEDICT
Full cut o, potato, $6.95 All Day...7 Days a Week
vegetable, salad, rolls $0


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Eleanor, Tony & Staff invite you
to dine in the revolving Compass Room
or Mermaid Room

LUNCH SERVED DAILY FROM 11:30 AM
LOUNGE OPEN DAILY 11:30 AM 'TIL?
Chuck Senrick at the Piano Bar Daily
"Sons of the Beaches" Dixieland Band
Sunday & Wednesdays 5:30 PM 8:30 PM
DINNER SPECIALS NIGHTLY
Banquet Space Available
Meetings Celebrations Receptions
"Brides, See Our Display at The Bridal Fair"
Sunday, February 20 Manatee Civic Center




RESTAURANT


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5325 Marina Drive
Holmes Beach






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And they're off
Anna Maria Elementary School's Coach Gene Burr, left, blows the whistlefor these
second-grade students to start their run during the school's annual Walk-A-Thon
fundraiser. All the students at Anna Maria Elementary School ran or walked for 15
minutes around a course set up behind the school to make their financial sponsors
proud. Proceeds from the event will be used to purchase chairsfor the school's
auditorium and physical education equipment.


Teacher hits the big '29'
Fifth-grade teacherAnne Russell at Anna Maria School celebrated her birthday with the
slogan, "Anyone who wants an A will say I'm 29!" Her students picked up the chant and
added six cakes and a garden offlowers to help their teacher enjoy her special day.


It just makes 'cents'
The Cents for Education Program at Anna Maria
Elementary School puts extra change to workfor our
Island kids. The Anna Maria PTO would like to thank
its supporting businesses for their support. They are
Holmes Beach Post Office, Bali Hai Beach Resort,
Island Auto Body, Island Discount Tackle, Island Pest
Control, Key Royale Golf Club, Nautilus Condomini-
ums, A-Paradise Realty, Citgo Payless Oil, Beach Style
Boutique, Betsy Hills Real Estate, Sandbar Restaurant
Wild Monkey, Bridge Tender Inn, Cortez Rental Center
and Head Quarters. The PTO asks the community to
please stop in at these businesses and drop off loose
"cents." All money goes directly into each classroom
for extra supplies and materials.

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ON WHITNEY BEACH
^ o383-0880/383-0881
SSunday-Thursday 4PM-11PM
Friday & Saturday 4PM-1AM
Featuring
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HOMEMADE PIZZA
BBQ BABY BACK RIBS
In Our Own Special Sauce
FISH & CHIPS 21 SHRIMP
HOT SANDWICHES:
MEAT BALL ITALIAN BEEF
ITALIAN SAUSAGE
ITALIAN GRINDER
Salads Garlic Bread & Cheese Bread,
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to the furthest reaches of Anna Maria Island and
Longboat Key (Delivery charge: $1.50)


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BAKED STUFFED SHRIMP... accompanied bysaffron rice
andfresh vegetables.
SAUTEED CHICKEN BREAST ... with bacon, mush-
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by house potatoes and fresh vegetables.
SHRIMP PROVENCALE ... Sauteed shrimp withfresh to-
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white rice accompanied byfresh vegetables.
SAUTEED SCALLOPS ... with scallions and black olives in
a Ramesco Sauce over homemadefettucini and fresh vegetables.
MEDALLION OF VEAL ... sauteed with mushrooms and
scallions in a Cognac peppercorn sauce, accompanied by house
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UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT
The Bridge Tender Inn. located at 135 Bridge St.,
Bradenton Beach, is proud to announce the appointment of
Ms. Kathy Eubanks as general manager and head chef.
Kathy was formerly the head chef at the Beach Bistro
in Holmes Beach and now she invites you, one and all, to
come enjoy the
atmosphere of the
Bridge Tender as 9
well as the
delicious selec-
tionsfrom our %1
new menu.
Our staff
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to come join us
for reasonable
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Fine European Cuisine
"German & Polish Specialties"
Memories of Grandmother's Cooking
Good ... Fresh ... Homemade.
You will be satisfied.
OPEN for Lunch and Dinner
11:30 am to 11 pm
Located in the Anna Maria Shopping Center
(We're right next to Walgreens)
3246 East Bay Dr. Holmes Beach Anna Maria Island
778-1320


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THE ISLANDER BYSTANDER N FEBRUARY 17, 1994 A PAGE 17 IE3


: Anna Maria :


Excellent job
These are the "Students of the Week" at Anna Maria Elementary School for week ending Feb. 4. First row, left to
right, are Jimmy Pears, Cindy Connelly, Christin Chiles, Tyler Krauss, Alexandra Pear and Brad Milks. Second
row, left to right are Joshua Sankey, Johnny Cicero, Alicia Fisiorek and Allison Chewning. Out on the limb
together are Lucina Courtney, left, and Beatrice Pohl-Wilmott.

Photos of Swank needed
The Anna Maria Elementary School 1993/94 Year- yearbook dedicated to this special teacher.
book Committee is looking for photographs of teacher Any and all photographs will be appreciated and will
Ted Swank, who passed away last month, be returned.
The pictures will be used on a special page of the Please call 778-5405.


SSchool menu
* Monday, 2/21/94
* President's Day
" Breakfast: Cereal; Toast, Fruit Juice
SLunch: Chicken Fried Steak w/Mashed Potatoes and
. Gravy or Power Slice Pizza, Green Beans, Cherry
* Turnovers
* Tuesday, 2/22/94
* Breakfast: French Toast or Cereal, Juice
* Lunch: Pigs in a Blanket or Cheese Croissant, Tater
. Tots, Fruit Tart w/Whipped Cream
* Wednesday, 2/23/94
*Breakfast: Fresh Baked Muffin or Cereal, Fruit Juice
" Lunch: Taco or Cheese Pizza, Lettuce & Tomato,
* Broccoli, Juice
Thursday, 2/24/94
:Breakfast: Sausage and Hash Brown or Cereal, Juice
Lunch: Vegetable Soup, Peanut Butter & Jelly
Sandwich or Mini-Chef Salad, Carrot & Celery
Sticks w/Low-Fat Dip, Cookie
Friday, 2/25/94
SBreakfast: Fresh Baked Soft Pretzel or Cereal, Fruit
Juice
Lunch: Pizza or Nachos & Cheese, Corn, Jello
All meals served with milk.
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10519 Cortez Road ,
792-5300 4
BUFFET HOURS: 11AM 9PM SUN. 12:00 Noon 8 PM
LUNCH
PIZZA BUFFET

$3.99

DINNER
PIZZA BUFFET ot

$4.49

By Popular l
Demand -
We're adding an "
extra hour to
Mar Vista
Caribbean BBQ
SNew hours 4-10PM
Every Sunday
Caribbean Combo -
Half a rack of BBQ ribs
and a quarter of Jerk
chicken...$12.95
BBQ Baby Back Ribs
Negril Basted with spicy citrus
BBQ sauce... $11.95
Jerk Chicken Marinated with
Jamaican herbs and spices then char-
grilled... $9.95
Port Antonio Seafood Kabobs -
Basted with rum butter... $10.95
Grouper Port Royal Char-grilled and
basted with mango chutney sauce... $9.95
Specials served with Caribbean peas &
rice, sweet and spicy cabbage, slaw & rolls.
Tucked away in the village of Longboat Key
By the Bay... 760 Broadway Street
Channel Marker 39
383-2391


ST. BERNARD'S
Pancake Breakfast
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 20
8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Homemade Pancakes, Sausage,
OJ & Coffee. Adults $2.50. Children
$1.00. Also-there will be a Home-
made Bake Sale. Come and enjoy.
Activity Center, 43rd St. Holmes Beach

S _SQE CE Freshly Cut &
4 Made to Order
Take Oua$ i wiches Deli Sandwiches,
Fort acl Soup &
Salad Bar
C ESN Served for
SFresh Bagels Ice Cream Cakes
EVERYTHING HOMEMADE!
Mon-Sat 10 AM 9 PM Sunday 12 9 PM
Eat-In or Take-Out
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(813) 778-7386

Now Offering Early Dinner Menu 5-6 p.m.
Champagne Sunday Brunch 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Complimentary Champage & Mimosas
Benedict variations, assorted Omlettes and
more...




PietMutiny Inn
"Pitcairn Island"
A.'Restaurant

Intimate lfaxed Dining
(area's widest selection of Imaginative Pasta Combinations)
Chef Chosen Fresh Catches Dailyl
Unique Black Angus Steaks & Salads
Piano & Vocals by Bemie Roy Thurs-Sat
Dinner5:00-10:00 lTues liurs &Sunday
Dinner 5pm.-llp.m. Friday & Saturday
Early Dinner 5-6p.m. nightly
SundayBruncdh 10-2
S PservationsSuggested
605 Manatee (ve. at East Bay Dr. 9-obnes Beadi
(813) 778-5440


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ID' PAGE 18 0 FEBRUARY 17, 1994 M THE ISLANDER BYSTANDER


Neal Mannausa
negotiates large lease
Mike Migone, owner, Longboat Framing Gallerie,
has signed a lease for 1,020 square feet at the Whitney
Beach Seaview Shopping Center.
The lease was negotiated by Rick Feder, commercial
leasing agent with Neal Mannausa, Inc.

Neal & Neal forms
Canadian alliance
William Davidson, C.R.B., Managing Partner/Bro-
ker, of Neal & Neal, REALTORS, GENESIS Affiliate for
Manatee County, announced that GENESIS Relocation
Services and Royal LePage Real Estate Service of Canada
have formed an alliance to serve families relocating be-
tween the United States and Canada.
This partnership will also benefit homesellers on
Anna Maria Island because, said Davidson, "Canadians
relocating here will begin their search for a home with
Neal & Neal."
Planning to chair
Libertarian Party affiliate
Irma Lanning of Holmes Beach has been nominated
for chairperson of the Manatee County Affiliate of the
Libertarian Party.
The Libertarian is the third largest political party in
the country.






ANCIIOR INN
BEER WINE LIQUOR
7AM to 2:30AM
3007 Gulf Drive Holmes Beach 778-3085

LIFEGUARD
Thursday, Friday & Saturday
Feb. 17, 18 & 19 9:30 pm 1:30 a.m.

Richie Kicklighter Band
Thursday, Friday & Saturday
Feb. 24, 25 & 26 9:30 pm 1:30 a.m.


Florida Yards Program
wants you and your yard
The Florida Yards and Neighborhoods Program is
now accepting applications from interested neighbor-
hoods in Manatee County for the 1994 program year.
Florida Yards and Neighborhoods is an environmen-
tal education and action initiative through which local
environmental experts teach and promote concepts of
environmentally sound landscape maintenance and pol-
lution prevention.
Target issues include reduced residential stormwater
runoff, water conservation, and improved home land-
scapes that complement the natural environment rather
than competing with it.
Selected communities will work with the Florida Yards
and Neighborhoods team for 12 months to improve environ-
mental conditions in their areas. The program provides infor-
mation, advice and demonstrations on landscape design and
maintenance that helps protect lakes, rivers and bays. Water
conservation, wildlife habitat and energy savings are also
addressed. Plus, many of the benefits to the environment can
also save homeowners time and money.
Funding for Florida Yards and Neighborhoods is pro-
vided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the
Florida Department of Environmental Protection, and the
Tampa Bay and Sarasota Bay National Estuary Programs.
Other key participants include County Cooperative Exten-
sion Service offices, concerned citizens, the landscape
industry, the Southwest Florida Water Management Dis-



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Imported French Wines
Breakfast
Daily Special Luncheon
Intimate Dinner
Entertainment by:
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every Friday night!
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Tues thru Sat Thur, Fri & Sat
8AM-2:30PM 6-10PM
Sun 8AM-1:30PM Sun 5:30-9PM
Reservations Suggested for Dinner
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Carry-out available for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
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For more information and an application packet, call
the Florida Yards and Neighborhoods hotline in Manatee
County at 749-3053.

Collins of Island Real
Estate named top pro
Paul T. Collins, P.A., of Island Real Estate in Holmes
Beach has been named one of the top real estate profes-
sionals in the country by Unique Homes, the national
magazine of luxury real estate.
Collins will be featured in Unique Homes fourth an-
nual Elite Edition, which will be on sale this month at
newsstands around the world.

Island Real Estate joins
luxury homes network
Unique Homes magazine, the national magazine of
luxury real estate, has announced that-the real estate firm
of Island Real Estate has joined the Unique Homes Refer-
ral Network as a member broker.
The referral network puts the Island firm in direct
contact with over 250 member brokers marketing luxury
real estate throughout the United States and abroad.
Through the network, Island Real Estate can show-
case and market luxury homes to a national pool of quali-
fied buyers and can provide luxury home buyers and sell-
ers with names and addresses of other member brokers.


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Early Birds
from $595
4:30 to 6 p.m.

Sunday Brunch
11 a.m. 3 p.m.

Afternoon Tea
Wed & Sat 2-4 pm.
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Longboat Key
383-0543


WATERFRONT DINING
FULL MENU FULL BAR
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Specializing in
British Style ..
Fish & Chips

Our Key Lime Pie
is made with real
Key Lime Juice
and is rated one of the
BEST ANYWHERE
We Dare You to Compare!
Open 7 Days
901 S. Bay Blvd, Anna Maria
Anna Maria Yacht Basin
778-3953


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THE ISLANDER BYSTANDER M FEBRUARY 17, 1994 A PAGE 19 i]


Island police reports
City of Anna Maria
Feb. 8, possession of alcohol, Park Avenue beach,
citation.
Feb. 8, possession of alcohol, Bay Front Park, two
citations.

Bradenton Beach
Feb. 4, defrauding an innkeeper, 201 Gulf Dr.,
Oma's Pizza. The officer responded to a customer prob-
lem, and the manager advised him that a customer ordered
food and drink and refused to pay. The officer approached
the subject who appeared visibly intoxicated and unsteady
on his feet He had no money to pay the check and was
placed in custody.
Feb. 5, theft of a bicycle, 1800 block of Gulf Drive.
Feb. 5, possession of marijuana less than 20 grams,
possession of paraphernalia with drug, disturbance, 2100
block of Avenue B. Officers responded to a disturbance
and spoke with a witness who advised them that her
neighbor, Robert G. Conner, 54, began breaking glass and
causing a commotion after being served with an eviction
notice. The officers approached Conner who invited them
to sit down at a table and talk.
On the table, in plain view, the officers saw an open
tin containing marijuana, a pipe and cigarette rolling pa-
pers. According to the report, Conner gave the officers
permission to look around and made the following spon-
taneous statement, "I normally don't keep the stuff
around, but some friends brought it over and smoked it
with me." He was placed in custody.
Feb. 6, theft of a bicycle, 2600 block of Gulf Drive.
The bicycle was recovered by the Holmes Beach Police
Department on Feb. 7.
Feb. 7, warrant arrest, 100 block of 17th Street North.



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Feb. 7, grand theft, possession of marijuana less that
20 grams, possession of paraphernalia with drug, 402
Church Avenue, Bradenton Beach Marina. The officer
met with the marina's manger who stated that while he
was on vacation his assistant manager, John M. Deleon,
28, of Bradenton, removed nine gallons of boat paint val-
ued at $1,665. A witness, who is also an employee, said
he helped Deleon load the paint in a vehicle and unload
it at Deleon's private shop. The witness said he did not
think anything was wrong until the manager mentioned a
shortage of paint.
While placing Deleon in custody and patting him
down, the officer found a pipe with marijuana residue and
a small bag of marijuana. He obtained a voluntary consent
to search the shop, and Deleon told him the keys were in
the pocket of a black canvas briefcase. Upon opening the
pocket, the officer found a homemade marijuana pipe with
residue and a pack of cigarette rolling papers.
Feb. 9, theft of a bicycle, 200 block of Church Street.

Holmes Beach
Feb. 4, suspicious person, 4500 block of Gulf Drive.
The complainant called about two older men walking
around in people's back yards. The officer located the men
who were working for the state agricultural department
looking for a strain of aphid that is invading Florida.
Feb. 4, theft of roofing materials, 4255 Gulf Dr.,
Island Village.
Feb. 4, suspicious person, 200 block of 84th Street.
The complainant called about two white males attempt-
ing to break into her house. She observed them looking
in a window at the rear of the house. When she yelled, the
subjects fled.
Feb. 4, loose dog, 8400 block of Marina Drive.
Feb. 4, missing person, 200 block of 67th Street. The
complainant reported that her husband left the apartment
driving the family automobile. She said he was in a con-
fused state and had not driven in many years. The husband
was later found in Zolfo Springs after being involved in
a minor accident.


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Feb. 5, damage to a mailbox and post, 600 block of
Dundee Lane.
Feb. 5, damage, 500 block of 83rd Street. A person
unknown broke out a window with what appeared to be a BB.
Feb. 6, assistance, 100 block of 30th Street beach.
The officer responded to a vehicle stuck in the sand on the
beach and found a 1981 Mazda halfway between the road
and the water. The owner said he had entered the beach
at 27th Street and was unaware that he was not allowed
to drive on the beach. The owner removed the vehicle and
filled the holes in the sand made by the vehicle.
Feb. 6, found property two mail boxes, 6700
Marina Drive, Gloria Dei Lutheran Church.
Feb. 7, burglary, 400 block of 28th Street. A person
unknown removed a stereo amplifier, CDs and a CD
player from the trunk of an automobile. The subject cut
the rear window from the convertible top to gain entry to
the vehicle.
Feb. 7, found property, 3900 block of 6th Avenue.
The complainant observed three white, male juveniles
push a three-wheel bicycle into a vacant lot. The officer
found the bicycle which had been reported stolen in
Bradenton Beach on Feb. 6.
Feb. 7, found property three towels, a beach
chair, a book and two partial bottles of suntan lotion, 100
block of 65th Street.
Feb. 8, burglary, 3805 East Bay Dr., Sunbow Bay.
A person unknown removed a AM/FM radio from an
automobile.
Feb. 9, lewd, 100 block of 48th Street Three victims
were at the beach when a white male, in his mid-30s, with
short dark hair, of medium height and build, exposed him-
self to them and started fondling himself.
Feb. 9, service, 3200 East Bay Drive, Shells restau-
rant. The complainant locked her keys in her car. The
officer assisted in opening the vehicle.
Feb. 10, animal, 200 block of 68th Avenue. A
mother dog and her puppies were at large, tearing open
garbage bags and disturbing plants. The owner was issued
a civil infraction.



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Sarasota Bay restoration strategies outlined


By Bob Ardren
Outdoor Perspectives
Don't forget to visit the Village of Cortez Saturday for
the 12th Annual Cortez Fishing Festival. Fun starts at 10
a.m. and continues throughout the day. I'll see you there
- I'll be the one eating the mullet sandwich, so come up
and say hi.
You may want to park at Coquina Beach and take a
shuttle boat across Anna Maria Sound to the docks to


SKI-A-Hees offer free show
The Sarasota Ski-A-Rees will present afree water ski show
on Sunday, Feb. 20, at 2p.m. at City Island in Sarasota
located off Ken Thompson Park directly behind Mote
Marine Laboratory. Bleacher seating is available, though
it is advisable to bring chairs and blankets. Refreshments
will be available and coolers are discouraged Pictured are
Adagio couple Gray Mullins and Lisa D'Amico from the
Sarasota Ski-A-Rees as they prepare to entertain. For more
information, call 388-1666.





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avoid parking problems. While you're on the water, you
might want to think about the following.
A first draft of the long-awaited Comprehensive
Conservation Management Plan for Sarasota Bay will
be unveiled February 24 when the Policy Committee of
the Sarasota Bay National Estuary Program will begin
reviewing the document.
A joint effort of citizens, scientists and government
agency staff, the plan is based on extensive technical
analysis of the Bay's problems and provides management
solutions. When published later this year, the plan is ex-
pected to include estimated costs of restoring the Bay and
funding options.
Following review by the Policy Committee, the plan
goes to the bay program's advisory committees; federal,
state and local government agencies; and various citizens
organizations in the community. Only then is it finally
published.
Last year, the Sarasota Bay Program published a
"Framework for Action" report, summarizing the scien-
tific research accomplished. Immediate action for bay
restoration lies in six broad areas:
wastewater treatment and reclamation,
stormwater treatment and prevention,
freshwater and saltwater wetlands,
fisheries and other living resources,
recreational use,
Bay monitoring and research.
Each of these areas is further broken downinto anywhere
from one to six "action items," with responsible agencies,
priority areas, benefits, status and possible funding sources
identified. Cost estimates are yet to be determined.
In a portion of the draft plan released last week, the
Sarasota Bay Program reported that "In general, water
quality in northern and central portions of Sarasota Bay
is improving. Similar improvements have not been de-

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tected in the lower bay.
"A principle pollutant affecting bay water quality is
nitrogen," the draft goes on to say, warning that "current
nitrogen loadings to Sarasota Bay are approximately 300
percent of what existed prior to development of the region.
"Nitrogen loadings are projected to increase another
eight percent during the next 20 years, and 16 percent
when the area is fully developed according to existing
plans," the draft says.
"Baywide, stormwater contributes 47 percent of nitrogen
loads," but the draft goes on to say that "Improving
stormwater treatment through structural means such as
retention ponds can reduce such contaminants by up to 93
percent. Areas of high priority for stormwater treatment
include Cedar Hammock and Bowlees Creek in Manatee
County, and Whitaker Bayou, Hudson Bayou and
Phillippi Creek in Sarasota County.
"Stormwater is also the major contributor of most
toxic substances, such as heavy metals and pesticides,
which can be deadly to marine life or may interfere with
reproduction or larval development in fish and shellfish.
Heavy metals include elements like lead, cadmium, cop-
per and zinc. Lead and cadmium come from vehicle emis-
sions and deterioration of brakes and tires. These metals
collect on the pavement and, when it rains, run into
Sarasota Bay through the tributaries.
"Human-induced sources of nitrogen are wastewater
(including small and large wastewater treatment plants);
ground water (from septic systems and small treatment
plants); and stormwater (including fertilizers from lawn
care and agriculture).
Complete copies of the Management Plan draft will
be available at the February 24 meeting scheduled at 1
p.m. in the McElmurray Auditorium at the Sarasota-
Bradenton International Airport
See you next week.


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Warmer weather ushers in hot fishing action


By Capt. Mike Heistand
After along stretch of winter doldrums, fishing action
has really picked up this week. Bluefish and Spanish
mackerel are starting to show up offshore and in the
passes, and inshore the ubiquitous sheepshead is still to be
found and getting fatter every day.
Congratulations to some of our younger anglers this
week: Brian Mattice, 14; Will Bouziane, 15; and Cory,
13; all from Bradenton -caught two huge cobiain the
38-inch range, as well as flounder, sheepshead and man-
grove snapper on the Skyway Bridge.
Capt Mitch Cockrell said he was able to get his char-
ters on some of those big sheepshead, as well as a catch-and-
release, 27-inch snook and some mangrove snapper.
Kevin at the Rod and Reel Pier said customers were
catching a lot of flounder, a few mackerel, and a lot of
sheepshead. He said there were also some bonita off the
pier in the Bay, moving through the passes.
Capt Zack with the Dee Jay H said fishing has exploded
in the Gulf. Spanish mackerel and blue fish are the popping
fish. He is also doing very well with speckled trout, sheeps-
head and pompano with live shrimp as the most popular bait,
although artificial jigs and spoons are also working. For fly
fishermen, Capt Zack was able to catch the limit of Spanish
mackerel for one lucky angler. Reds are to be found on the
flats, and even an occasional snookis starting to showup.



Offshore hot-
spots
Dennis Schauey, owner of
the Mutiny Inn in Holmes
Beach, caught these
amberjack and black
grouper while fishing with
Capt. Mike Heistand


Margaret at the Bradenton Beach Pier said pier fish-
ermen there have been catching a lot of sheepshead and
a few flounder.
Carl at Perico Harbor Bait & Tackle said the fishermen
visiting the shop are reporting good catches of redfish from
the flats, mackerel from off the beach, sheepshead and a few
mangrove snapper from around the docks. He added that there
are some big snook lurking under the pier, too.
Capt. Dave on the Neva-Miss said amberjack are start-
ing to school on the offshore reefs, with some being caught
in the 50-pound range. He's also been catching a bunch of
snapper -mangrove, lane and yellowtail on the offshore
wrecks, as well as some nice-sized black grouper.
Capt. Tom Chaya is doing well with finding redfish
and sheepshead, with the convict fish being the best bet.
Miss Cortez Fishing Fleet's Ruth said the four-hour
trip is averaging 285-head of sea bass and grunts. Fisher-
men on the six-hour trip are bringing back 400-head of
Key West grunts, porgies, triggerfish, mangrove snapper,
beeliners and rudderfish. The nine-hour trip is averaging
77 head of mangrove snapper, scamp, black grouper and
black fin tuna.
Chris at Galati Yacht Basin said they are catching
lots of amberjack and grouper offshore. In the backwater,
he said sheepshead are still the mainstay for fishermen,
with a few trout starting to show up on the flats.


Capt. Rick Gross said his charters have been catch-
ing a few reds and a lot of mackerel. He may have had the
catch of the week for sheepies, too: a six-pounder.
Dave at the Anna Maria City Pier said anglers there
are still catching lots of sheepshead, a few mackerel, and
redfish and trout from the flats near the Pier for those
willing to venture into the chilly water.
Capt Todd Romine said his fishermen have been do-
ing well with good catches of reds, trout and sheepshead.
Capt. Phil Shields said fishing was excellent, with
amberjack, grouper, snapper and triggerfish being the best
offshore bets. He added some of the grouper were tipping
the scales up to 20 pounds, and the amberjack were in the
50-pound range.
On my boat Magic we were able to get offshore and
into some nice catches of amberjack, black grouper and
yellowtail. In the backwaters, we were able to land some
good-sized trout, mangrove snapper and sheepshead.
Good luck and good fishing.

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DAY
Thu 2/17
Fri2/18
Sat 2/19
Sun 2/20
Mon 2/21
Tue 2/22
Wed 2/23


AMHIGH
4:47 0.9ft
6:38 0,8ft



11:25 1.1ft
11:36 1.2ft


AMLOW
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8:40 0.7ft
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4:49 1.9ft
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6:59 1.9ff
7:58 2.0ft
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Key Royale Main Canal Golf Course frontage.
3 bedroom, 2 bath, Florida room, office, large liv-
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metered sprinkler system. $289,000. Call778-4252.







Two Palm Cay Condos
3000 Gulf Drive, Units 7 & 10
Holmes Beach, FL
Very spacious 1BR/1BA units, Living Room,
Dining Area, Kitchen. Heated pool.
Short block to beach.
CALL 813-778-0777
for information
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A RARITYI 2Bd/2Ba, over-1600SF. Bay View.
Best of both worlds! Private beach & Boat dock.
Elevator, Jacuzzi & pool. Garage parking, secured
entry. $154,900 M-55564. Call Bill Bowman. 778-
2261/778-4619.
FANTASTIC BAY VIEWS FROM YOUR OWN
SCREEN LANAII 2Bed/2Bath w/many upgrades in-
cluding ceramic tile, carpet, mirrors, humidstat. 1 car
garage space. $142,000. MLS#54064. Call Marilyn or
Dick. 778-2261.
ANNA MARIA ISLAND BEACH HOME Charming
ground level 3Bed/2Bath remodeled home. Heated
pool, vaulted & beamed ceilings. View of Gulf beach.
$158,000. MLS#54103. Call Rose Schnoerr. 778-2261.
LONGBOAT KEY SPECIAL OFFERING! Spectacular
panoramic views. Direct Bayfront & Canal entry. 3Br/2Ba
designer home with large caged pool. Price includes 2
buildable lots. $900,000. MLS#55651. Call Nick Patsios
for escorted tour. 778-2261.


TURNKEY FURNISHED! 2Bed/2Bath 2nd floor condo
w/panoramic view of Tampa Bay. Extended living room
overlooking water. Large storage/hobby room. Huge in-
terior laundry. $120,000. MLS#1081. Call Bobye Chasey.
778-2261.
FABULOUS INVESTMENT POTENTIAL Well kept
duplex in walking distance of best beach. Quiet, tranquil
street w/easy access to restaurants, shopping. Great for
studio & large 2/2. $174,900. MLS#53947. Call John
Green. 778-2261 or 778-3167.
KEY ROYALE REDUCED TO $220,0001 3Bed/2Bath
in mint condition. Split plan, beautiful lawn w/auto sprin-
klers. Boat dock on sailboat water canal. Homeowners
Warranty MLS#10648. Call Hal Gillihan. 778-2261.
ANNA MARIA ELEGANT Lovely 3BR/2BA custom
home. Beautiful upgrades, marble entry, black marble
fireplace. All located on canal w/dock with electric dav-
its. MUST SEE! Only $299,000. MLS#1425. Call Rose
Schnoerr. 778-2261 or 778-7780.


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lore! 778-6654.
BEST BUY IN KEY ROYALE! Canal on 2 sides, room for
pool and additions. Open floor plan, 2BR/2B, move-in condi-
tion. New seawall in '92. $189,000. Jean Sears, 778-5045.
ISLAND DUPLEX Great location in Holmes Beach to
own and have an income to help with the mortgage.
$189,900. Wendy Foldes, 755-0826.
ONE BLOCK TO BEST BEACH -Like new, barely used
townhouse. Never rented. Low maintenance fee. Balconies
on 3 sides, one roofed and screened. $154,500. Terri
Robertson, 795-2676.
CONDO ON DEEP WATER CANAL Comer unit with
water & pool, views 2 screened lanai areas Xtra storage room
with workbench- 26'Beachcat included-2BR/2B $167,500.
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What a Pleasure Spacious first class living in this 3BR/
2BA canalfront home. We offer lush landscaping with
fruit trees, a large boat dock and one of Anna Maria's fin-
est streets forjust $229,000. Call Ken Rickett 778-3026.
Affordable Island Condo This 2 bedroom, 1 bath
condo has a view of the Gulf as well as being fully fur-
nished. $60 /month maintenance fee. Only $59,000
Lynn Hostetler.
Boatdocks! Heated Pool! Bayview! This 2/2 has it
all. Building equipped with elevator & unit in class of
its own. Must see! Turnkey furnished & steps to Gulf.
$159,900. Lynn Hostetler.
Runaway Bay, Heated Pool, Tennis & More! Immacu-
late, newly refurbished unit Lots of room & has a view
of Gulf. Low 100's. Carl Hirsch.
We have other units available also:
Playa Encantada Gulfview $175,000
Gulfwatch Condominium- $92,500
Sandy Point Bayview $93,500
Pelican Cove Bayfront $129,900
Waterway Canalfront- $79,900
Call for more details.


ISLAND 6-PLEX
2/2 each unit. Close to beach, restaurants and
shopping. Pool and laundry facilities, $450,000.
RUNAWAY BAY
2 BD/2BA Unit, Turnkey Furnished, Completely
updated, custom ceramic tile throughout.
GULFFRONT
Ocean Park Terrace Condo- 3BR/2BA fully
furnished. Two screened porches & Roof Top Sun
Deck overlooking entire Gulf, Intracoastal Waterway
& Island. Price reduced to $179,900.

Call Mary Ann Schmidt 778-4931
or Janis Van Steenburgh 778-4796


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GREAT PRICE for four income units located in conve-
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Williams for details on this great investment.

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walk to beach and shopping. Excellent Island sec-
ond home with strong rental opportunity. 2BR-2BA
with under cover parking. Priced at $89,900. Call
Dave Moynihan.
* BEAUTIFULLY LANDSCAPED Elevated 2BR -
2BA canalfront home with specimen plants and&
great deck area adjacent to large dock and davits.
Bay view from the living room with cathedral ceiling.
Skylights, Italian tile floors, central alarm system and
an automatic sprinkler system. Priced at $199,800.
Call Tom Eatman.


WATERFRONT Spacious 3BR-2BA waterfront resi-
dence in excellent Holmes Beach neighborhood on
large, deep water lot. Home has open floor plan with
vaulted ceilings and a new roof. Priced at $179,500.
Call Dave Moynihan for details.


BEACHES, SUNSETS AND AMBIANCE Direct
Gulffront 2BR/2BA unit that is turnkey fumished. Great
walking beach. A proven money maker for rentals. Pro-
tected parking. All for $164,900. Call Stan Williams.

* ONE OR TWO duplexes with a total of four, fully
furnished, 1BR 1BA units for only $175,000. Or buy
just one duplex for $87,500. Well-maintained and
located in quiet neighborhood. Only two blocks to
great beach.
* GULFFRONTI Magnificent views from all rooms of
this great house. Popular rental. Expansive, sand beach
in all directions. Priced at $299,000. Owner anxious.
Call Stan Williams for details.
* SUNSET LANDINGS Gulf and Bay views from
the balcony of this 2 story, unfurnished townhouse.
2BR-2.5BA with extra storage and two carports on
ground level. Just across the street for a walk on the
beach. Priced at $119,900. Call Stan Williams.
ISLAND LOTS:
* MAGNIFICENT BAYFRONT with deep water
dockage. $189,500.
* LARGE 100 X 200 wooded Holmes Beach lot
zoned 1- 4 units. $129,500
* DUPLEX LOT 50 X 100 close to beach and
ready for development. $35,000


TWO DUPLEXES each apartment has two bed-
rooms, one bath, in a good rental area, near school,
shopping, and walking distance to beach. $200,000.
Please call for an appointment.


(813) 778-0426
HORIZON REALTY
ofAnna Maria, Inc.
420 PINE AVENUE BOX 155
ANNA MARIA, FL 34216


Taylor-Made Marine Construction Company
of Holmes Beach is starting construction of a
seawall on this Anna Maria bayfront lot. Drive by


DOUC
DOWUNG
REALTY
409 Pine Av.
Ann. Mara
778-1222


Doug
Dowling
Realty
778-1222


406 S. Bay Blvd.,
and see what an en-
vironmentally ap-
proved seawall looks
like! The seawall is
$165,000 and the lot
is free!


SALES RENTALS PROPERTY MANAGEMENT
The ONLY Island Real Estate Group AND we offer you ALL REAL ES-
TATE SERVICESI Anna Maria Island Real Estate Specialists extend-
Ing both Personal AND Professional Services in New Construction &
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GULFFRONT COMPLEX
DESIRABLE TIFFANY PLACE- 2 BR/2BA, all
the amenities, elevator and turnkey furnished.
$169,900.


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MARTINIQUE: Outstanding view of Gulf &
Beach from this 2 bedroom, 2 bath desirable
corner unit. Porch is enclosed with floor to ceil-
ing windows. 1 car garage. Don't miss this one.
$158,900. Call Zee Catanese, 794-8991 eves.


SOUTHERN COMFORT: Enjoy the quality and for-
mality of yesterday with today's convenience. Picture
10 ft ceilings, decorative moldings and columns, shin-
ing oak floors, fireplace, butler's pantry and ole fash-
ioned wraparound porch for catching the breeze. High
hip metal roof and 70 ft dock. Call today for a peek at
a new interpretation of past luxuries with Judy
Duncan. $324,900. 778-1589 eves.


IiC-VV 1. I INIUIU nuiL.IVic D"CMtn YM I n-'
FRONT: Carefully kept-top-notch- 3BR/2BA home
with expansive water view. Amenities include boat
dock with water and electric, vaulted ceilings, 3 walk
in closets, 7 ceiling fans, Jacuzzi, 15 x 16 workshop,
3 car carport and many other extras. Priced at
$214,900. Call Carol R. Williams, 778-0777 or 778-
1718 after hours.
CONDOS:
$58,900 ... FLAMINGO BY THE BAY. 1BR/1BA wa-
terfront unit. Furnished turnkey. Boat dock, close to
beach. Call Debbie Walther 794-6295.
$93,900 ... BRIDGEPORT CONDO. 2BR/2BA bright
corner unit with great view of Bay & Gulf. Just steps
to beach. Call Zee Catanese. 794-8991 eves.
$68,900 ... 1 BR/1 BA canalfront condo on Longboat
Key, unobstructed view of Sarasota Bay. Call Zee
Catanese. 794-8991 eves.
$85,000 ... SEASIDE GARDENS. 2BR/2BA villa with
fenced back yard. Large laundry/workshop. 85,000.
Call Sandy Greiner. 778-2864 eves.
$109,900 ... 2BR/2BA Bayfront condo with a direct
Bay view. Small complex just steps to the beach. Call
Zee Catanese, 794-8991 eves.
$115,000 ... SHELL POINT. 2BR/2BA waterfront
condo on the Bayou. Heated pool, tennis. Call Carol
Williams, 778-0777 or 778-1718 eves.

Iin REALTORS
5910 Marina Dr. Holmes Beach, FL 34217
Call (813) 778-0777 or Rentals 778-0770
1-800-741-3772 OPEN SEVEN DAYS A WEEK MLS LI


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Vacation

Rentals

Anna Maria Island
Great Selection of
Seasonal Properties
Beachfront Bayview Gardenview
Weekly rates from $500.00
Monthly rates from $1,200.00
Contact: Debbie Dial
800/881-2276
813/778-2275
Michael Saunders & Company
Licend RealEstate Broker
3222 East Bay Dr., Holmes Beach FL 34217 (813) 778-2275



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LICENSED REAL ESTATE BROKER
SALES AND RENTALS
9701 Gulf Drive P 0 Box 717 Anna Maria, FL 34216
FAX# 778-7035
(813) 778-1450 or 778-2307




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GULFFRONT COMPLEX
Large one bedroom condo with Florida room fur-
nished with sleep sofa for guests. Overlooks
heated pool and just steps from a wide sandy
beach. OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY, FEBRUARY
19. 12-3PM. CALL PAT JACKSON EVES. 778-
3301 OR KEN JACKSON EVES. 778-6986.
PANORAMIC VIEW of the Gulf from this beauti-
fully decorated condo. This 2 bedroom, 2 bath
condo is directly on a beautiful Gulf beach. A must
see at only $225,000. CALL ROSEMARY
SCHULTE EVES. 792-6615.
Broker: Nancy Ungvarsky
Associates: Frances V. Maxon, Prue Maxon-Yost, Agnes Tooker,
Kathleen Tooker Granstad, Janice Tressler, Pat Jackson,
Kenneth Jackson, Rosemary Schulte, Mike Schulte,
and Kay Kay Hardy
no WEEKDAYS 9A.M. to 4:30P.M.
.r I-.. SATURDAYS 9A.M. to NOON u


KEY ROYALE
624 Foxworth Lane
100 feet on deep water canal. 3 bedrooms, 2.5
baths, eat-in kitchen and formal dining room.
1,880 sq. ft. New sea wall and dock.
778-7837
Social news is welcome at the Islander...
call 778-7978 to find out how to be included.


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ELEVATED ELEGANCE: Bright and breezy 3BR/
2BA home on sailboat canal, easy access to Bay.
Gourmet kitchen, cathedral ceiling in greatroom,
wraparound decking and 4-car parking. Bring your.-
boat there's a dock and boat lift, too! All for
$299,000. Please call Judy Duncan, 778-1589 eves.


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PHOTO EQUIPMENT: Complete professional camera
system NIKON EM body with 50 mm lens,
motordrive, strobe, plus 28 mm and 70-300 zoom
lenses, bag, misc. filters. Complete $450. 778-9392.
WANNA SKATE? Island Rollers In-Line Skates. A re-
lentless rush! For skating information and sales call
778-3880.

FIND GREAT DEALS on wheels... and everything else
in THE ISLANDER BYSTANDER

CAR CLEAN SPECIAL Wash and vacuum every week
all year on a $15 weekly contract basis. Call mobile
phone # 356-4649.
BE THE BEAUTIFUL woman you know you are. Call
me fora free facial. Left home and forgot some of your
Mary Kay cosmetics. Call me. Free delivery. Donna
Jean 383-3202.
ITEMS FOR SALE Custom slip-covers, draperies, pil-
lows & cushions. Wide selection of decorator fabrics to
choose from. Call Joann Van Ostenbridge 792-9529.

WANTED OLD ORIENTAL RUGS All sizes, any con-
dition. Call Robert Adamsky 383-9211.






IMarilyn TIevethan
. Realtor/Associate


Presents
2700 Gulf Dr.
GULFFRONT CONDO
$220,000


CHECK THIS OUT...
V Breath Taking Sunsets
V Wide White Sandy Beach
V Sparkling Gulf Waters
-- 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths
V 2 Lanais
: Wetbar & Gas Bar-B-Q
V All Appliances
V Elevator Security Building
V 30 x 50 Terraced Pool
V Under Building Parking & Storage


MLS


Then, Please call Marilyn
Office: 778-2261
Home: 792-8477 anytime.
Toll-Free 1-800-422-6325


Beautifully upgraded with Mexican tile.
Shows like a model.
Hurry... this won't last.

Frank
Davis 0 0 0**
Broker
Salesman
778-6335
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WHEELCHAIR Like new. 778-4157.
HIGH RISE BED with mattress. $150. 778-5796.
ITEMS FOR SALE 206 74th St., Holmes Beach. Sofa
bed, Bahama bed with table. Dining set and more. All
very reasonable. 778-1277 or 778-3730.
GIRLS 10 SPEED bike. Huffy bike, $50. DP exercise
bike (like new), $35.778-4316, please leave message
if not in.
ALL EXCELLENT CONDITION: White/brass day bed,
$150. Gym Pac workout unit, weights, bench, attach-
ments, $115. Large Kenmore microwave oven, $110.
778-9612.
FOR SALE Blue bath tub, 36" vanity with sink, com-
plete toilet. Two sliding closet doors. Also 24" interior
door and 18" interior door. Electric wall heater. Antique
white bedroom set, with double dresser, full bed mat-
tress and springs. Couch. 778-2432.


BOXBOXBOXGARAGE SALE 5505 Gulf Dr., Holmes
Beach. Sat., Feb. 19.8 am to 2 pm. Dining set w/glass
top, couch in good condition, lamps, etc.


DON'T MISS THIS Gigantic Sale. Sat., Feb. 19.8 am
to 2 pm. Appliances, clothing, bakery, collectibles,
housewares, jewelry and linens. Bar-B-Q Chicken din-
ner. Carryout available. Island Chapel 6200 Gulf of
Mexico Dr., Longboat Key.

LARGE YARD SALE Furniture plus many household
items. 307 S. Bay Blvd., Anna Maria. (2 houses south
of Magnolia on right). Fri., Feb. 18 & Sat., Feb. 19. 9
am to 4 pm.
NEIGHBORHOOD GARAGE SALE One fabulous
sale. Arts & crafts, household items, knick-knack's,
book, plants and a whole bunch more including shal-
low-well pump! Drop over and see for yourself. 8 am
to 4 pm. Sat., Feb. 19. On the corner of Marina Dr. and
67th St., Holmes Beach. Don't miss it!


YOGA now offered in Holmes Beach at the Magic
Closet. Beginning, advanced, senior and yoga-dance
classes. Call 778-3892 for enrollment information.
CONTINUED ON PAGE 26


Sale of the week
This must be a record sale. This canal front home at 727
Key Royale Drive in Holmes Beach sold recently for -
$650,000. Compared to a Gulf front home on North Shore
in Anna Maria that sold for $626,000, and to a bay front
home also in Key Royale that sold for $640,000 both in
1992 this is a whopper. This home has five bedrooms,
six baths and a two-car garage on an 80 by 120 foot lot.


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Perico Bay Club
626 Estuary Dr.
Bradenton, FL
Spacious 3BR/2BA end unit with screened
porch, water view, close to beach.
Pool, Tennis, Clubhouse
CALL 813-778-0777
for information
PREVIEW: Two hours prior to Auction
TERMS: $5,000 deposit. Balance in 45 days
10% Buyer's Premium







eS Smart People Choose...
BRUCE L. SKORUPA
REALTOR "The Shining Star"
When buying or selling ...
_Properties on the Island,
the Keys and the Mainland.
Graduate of
The Floyd Wickman Star
Development Program
Awards Won and Received
1. TOP LISTER in transactions of the entire class.
2. SHINING STAR AWARD as the most improved
individual in attitude, commitment and skills.
3. "ON TRACK" AWARD for consistent and above
average production accomplished during the course.
Some reasons why you should choose Bruce:
* Experience Personal Caring Attention
* Reputation Professionalism
" Trust E Professional Knowledge
" Honorable Exceptional Service
* Honesty Innovative Marketing Tools
* Competence REALTORS Code of Ethics
* Dedication Your Goals are My Goals
* Friendly Loves the word "SOLD"
* Award Winner Unquestionably Your Best Choice
Call Bruce nowfor additional credentials or a second
opinion. Team up with "The Shining Star."


GULF VIEWS










724 North Shore Dr. Anna Maria
presented at $199,900
Fabulous beach location.across from wide
sandy beach at the north end of Anna
Maria. 3 bedroom and 3 baths, in an area
of upscale homes. 3 large decks.
For further information contact:

John Green
REALTOR Associate
778-3167
S^ Neal & Neal, Realtors
SHolmes Beach
s Toll Free 1-800-422-6325

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SCommercial Residential Free Estimates
and'Y Lawn Mowing Trimming Edging
LaWn Hauling* By the cut or by the month.
Service 12 YEARS EXPERIENCE INSURED
77 13458 GUARANTEED LOWEST PRICES
SAND SATISFACTION


^P Cavanagh Marine Repair
MOBILE ENGINE REPAIRS DOCKSIDE
COMPLETE MARINE REPAIR
Cortez Rd. & 124th St. 795-7264

tl K.CHRISTIE'S
E PLUMBING
iS COMPANY
SCommercial & Residential
Open Saturday
24-Hour Service
No Overtime Charges!
778-3924 or 778-4461
"Remember, it pays and saves to get a second estimate."
5508 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach (RF0038118)


Painting by
Elaine Deffenbaugh
-"Professional Excellence"
INTERIOR & EXTERIOR
RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL
We repair popcorn ceilings
Serving the Islands Since 1969
Licensed and Insured
778-5594 778-3468


ISLAND CLEANING
RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL
NOW OFFERS...
VACUUM SALES & SERVICE
SWe carry all makes & models
SWe take trades Small Appliance Repair
Senior Discount Licensed and Bonded
Same Dependable, Prompt, Quality Service
at a New Location...
5600 Marina Dr Holmes Beach
Mon-Fri 10-5, Sat 9-2 778-4988



STATE REGISTERED CONTRACTOR Stale Reg. RC0043740
RESIDENTIAL ROOFING CONTRACTOR
S- ALL NEW WORK-GUARANTEED
LICENSED- INSURED
COMPLETED OPERATIONS INCLUDED
FIBERGLASS SHINGLES
SMILDEW RESISTANT MATERIALS
SINGLE PLY ROOFING SYSTEMS
Free Estimates 748-3558


OMERS
DRAPERY

CLEANERS

Take Down and Rehanging
Also Specializing in Oriental Carpets,
Area Rugs and Upholstery
Free Estimates James Husbands,
Commercial & Residential 955-7877


EISLA NE'4CLASSIFIE D S~


BEN AND IRENE'S Dog Babysitting Service. At our
home with constant supervision. No cages/kennels.
House calls (Island only). Cats included. 778-1012.


66 CHRYSLER New Yorker. Great looking. No rust.
Runs great. $2700. 794-0298 after 6:00 pm.
CAR CLEAN SPECIAL: Wash and vacuum every
week all year on a $15 weekly contract basis. Call
mobile phone # 356-4649.
FIREBIRD CAMARO or Grand Am seats. Front and
rear. Charcoal. Fits '82 to '87. $110 OBO. 778-4084 or
778-6541 days.


OVER 75 BANK REPO'S All boats at one location.
Marine Liquidators, Inc. 52nd St. and Gulf Dr., Holmes
Beach. 778-2121.
16' RUNABOUT & trailer. 50hp Mercury. Completely
outfitted. Ready to go. $1850 OBO. 778-7729. Sand-
piper Mobile Resort.


CHARTER FISHING with Capt. Mike Heistand aboard
Magic. 1/2 & full day. Reservations please. Call 778-
1990.


VOLUNTEERS NOW ACCEPTED. For Tingley Me-
morial Library. Part-time or full-time. 778-9413 or 778-
6247.
Calling ALL VOLUNTEERS! Would you like to meet in-
teresting people from around the world? Are you interested
in leading the history of Anna Maria Island? Get involved
with the Anna Maria Island Historical Museum, 402 Pine
Ave., Anna Maria. WE NEED YOU! Call Martha Stewart,
778-4362 or Carolyne Norwood, 778-1514 if you can give
a few hours of community service.

DAY TIME WAITRESS and line cook. Rotten Ralph's
902 S. Bay Blvd., Anna Maria.

RETAIL SALES Part or full time. Beach-Style Bou-
tique, Mature adult with retail experience. Anna Maria.
778-4323.
SILK SCREENER Part or full time. Experience with
own transportation. 778-4323.
DRIVER NEEDED Two days a week. Island resident
with references. Reply in writing to 3216 Gulf Dr.,
Holmes Beach, FL 34217.
HOUSEKEEPER Longboat Key resort condo. $6.50
per hour. Paid vacation, permanent position. Sea
Grape Inn. 383-2105 or 778-5148.
HOUSEKEEPER needed for beachfront mote. Part time,
some weekends, start immediately. Apply in person, Sand
& Sea Motel,;2412 Gulf Dr., Bradenton Beach.
HOUSEKEEPER Beach resort 25 to 35 hours a week.
Good working conditions, good pay, paid vacation,
profit sharing. 778-6628.


PINE-SOL PATTY & CO We do everything! Light
cleaning, spring cleaning, WINDOWS, moving help,
organizing, whatever! 18 1/2 years on this Island! (20%
discount to Tom Selleck). 778-9217.
HOME REPAIR-Kitchen & Bath, handyman and
home repairs. Island resident, 23 years experience,
local references. Call Mark at 778-5354.
AUTO & BOAT DETAILING at your home, office, or
dock-at your convenience. Complete detailing in-
cludes wash, wax, shampoo, engine & underbelly
cleaning, leather & vinyl conditioned, tires & trim
dressed and much more. Protect your investment. Call
Damon on mobile number 356-4649.
PROFESSIONAL YACHT & Boat cleaning by Carleen.
15 years experience. No job to small. For free esti-
mates call voice pager 813-252-0080. Island resident.
ISLANDER CLASSIFIED The best news in town
and the best results from classified ads and service
advertising!
CHEERFUL, REFINED mature companion for home
care, driving, shopping, errands, appointments and
light cooking. Dependable Island resident. 778-0601.
MARY KAY COSMETICS--Free facials. Free deliv-
ery, Call Donna Jean. 383-3202.


TREE SERVICE Topping, trimming, removal of all
types of trees. Including palms. Insured, reasonable,
Island resident. Local references. Call Brewers 778-
7790.

TAX PREPARATION and small business accounting.
25 years experience. Certified. Your neighborhood
representative in Holmes Beach, Pat Kenney. Kenney
Tax Service. 778-6024.

GOLDEN CARPET cleaning specialists. Take advan-
tage of our 25% special spring prices and save. Liv-
ing room, dining and hall, $34.95. Sofa, love seat and
chair, $45. Full house up to 900 sq. ft., $74. Free es-
timates. 813-833-0119.

HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS (Admn. & RN) 54
& 51. Relocating to Island area. Desire positions pro-
viding in-home assisted living or small group care.
Positive, sensitive, energetic. Contact us evenings at
our home. 618-466-7092.

CRITTER SITTER Going out of town? While you're
away make certain your pets have food, water and
exercise. Plus lots of T.L.C.! 778-6000.

LOVING CARE by Lynn. Skilled homemaker/compan-
ion. Certified nursing assistant. Home health aide.
Honest, pleasant, dependable. Here to assist you!
778-9612.


HOME REPAIR SERVICE- Professional tile installa-
tion, marble work, plaster & stucco. Interior/exterior. All
repairs. Excellent Island references, 23 years experi-
ence. Call Mark at 778-5354.
VAN-GO PAINTING ResidentiaVCommercial, Interior/
Exterior, Pressure Cleaning, Wallpaper. Island resi-
dent references. Dan or Bill 778-5455.
JOE UNGVARSKY CONSTRUCTION. Remodeling
specialist. State licensed and insured. Many Island
references. 778-2993. Lic# CRC 035261.

MONTGOMERY'S CERAMIC TILE Professional in-
stallation and repair. Fully insured. Manatee County
resident 25 years. Call today for a free estimate. Ken
792-1084.

FAUCET PLUMBING Remodel, service, water heater,
sewer cleaning. 24 hour service. Serving the Island for
17 years. 778-0181. Lie. # RF0038400.

Interior/Exterior Painting. Call Jim Bickal 778-1730.
Free Estimates 28 year Island Resident.

ALUMINUM VINYL CONSTRUCTION. All types.
New installation and repairs. Insured and references.
LIC #RX-0051318. Rex Roberts 778-0029.
ISLAND UPHOLSTERY Danish craftsman, free esti-
mates, pick-up and delivery. Furniture repairs. 778-
4335. 121 Bridge St., Bradenton Beach.
HOME REPAIR Seniors discount. Special rate for
mobile homes. 24 hour service. Island resident for 22
years. Call Pete 778-2812.
ISLAND PAINTER 27 years experience. Fast, neat,
reasonable. Call Big Jim 778-5587.


ONE LARGE commercial studio. Gulf view. Gulf Drive.
Ideal for small business, office, crafts, etc. Neg. Call
Frank at 778-6126 Eves. 778-6127.
BUY IT! SELL IT! FIND IT! ISLANDER CLASSIFIED.

GULFFRONT- Wonderful views from this fumished, 2/1,
apartment with pool and sandy walking beach in quiet area
of Holmes Beach. Availabilities from Dec. to Apr. 94 at
$625 per week. Call Pat eves. 813-778-7976.

SEASONAL BAYFRONT condo. Open Jan. and Feb.
due to cancellation. Large 2/2, beautiful view, tennis,
pool, washer/dryer, etc. $1800 month for Jan. & Feb.
or $2100 for 1 month. Island Real Estate 778-6066.
SEASONAL Gulffront/canal homes and condos.
Weekly and monthly. Call Debbie Thrasher, Anna
Maria Realty, Inc. 778-2259.
GULFFRONT Beautiful 3/2. Best on beach. May thru
August $800 to $1000 week. 778-3171.


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QUIET 1/1 fumished. 1.5 blocks to beach. Cable TV
and microwave. Available beginning March 16. Wk/Sn/
An. No pets/children. 778-9413.
FOR RENT 2/2 duplex apartment. West of Gulf Drive.
Three houses from Gulf. Completely furnished. Cen-
tral A/C & heat. Florida room. Yearly fumished $1000
month plus utilities. Seasonal $1520 month plus tax
and utilities. Call Betty Cole 813-778-2422.
BRADENTON BEACH Large 1 BR home furnished. 1/
2 blockto gulf beach/city pier. 114 3rd St., S. 778-2896.
BRADENTON BEACH waterfront duplex. 2/1, w/d
hookups, davits, view of Intracoastal, walk to beach,
carport and central AC. Annual $700 month. 1st/last/
security. 778-1288.
COTTAGES ON the beach in Anna Maria City. Wk/
Mo/Sn. 813-735-T488.
WOMAN WANTED to rent large bedroom in nice NW
Bradenton home. House privileges. 10 minutes from
island. $300 month includes utilities. References re-
quired. 778-6541 days/794-6553 eves.

ANNUAL RENTALS
Gorgeous Bayfront home. 3/2. Spectacular view.
Asking $1100 monthly.
FISHERMAN'S PARADISE 2/2, elevated on bay with
dock. $1650 monthly.
Gulf Bay Realty of Anna Maria, Inc. 778-7244.

SEASONAL OR ANNUAL 1/1 apartment. One block
from beach. Secluded area. 778-1353.
HOLMES BEACH DUPLEX 2/1 near beach. Carport,
washer/dryer, central air. No pets. Near bus. 778-4205
or 778-2246.
LOVELY FURNISHED Gulffront apartment in Anna
Maria. Porch, cable, sundeck, no pets. 778-3143.
WANTED FOR 95 season. 2/2 cottage in Anna Maria
city. 778-5302.
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KEY ROYALE 624 Foxworth. 100 ft. canalfront. 3/2.5,
-- living room, dining room, kitchen with eating area. 2 car
garage. $225,000. 778-7837.


IISLANDER


RARE FIND Walking beach. Gulf. 1/1, enclosed lanai,
elevator and secured building. Covered parking.
Martinique Condo. $129,500. Towne & Shore Realty.
778-2940 or 779-2044.
BRADENTON Large 2/2 villa. Pool, clubhouse. Min-
utes to Gulf beaches. Close to shopping, etc. $49,900.
794-6293.

GULF OF MEXICO HOME 3+2+2+. Divorce sale by
owner. New air, great walking beach, rock fireplace,
etc. 619-329-0193. Reduced below appraisal.

LOVELY 4BR/2.5BA, two story brick home. Com-
pletely renovated. Separate studio. 7704 20th Ave.
NW., Bradenton. 795-8169.
HOLMES BEACH LOT Deep water canal, view of
Skyway. Approx. 6600 sq. ft. Excellent seawall. 66' on
water. $149,000. Some financing possible. 778-0019.
WATERFRONT 2/1 in Holmes Beach. Deep water
canal, view of Skyway. Excellent seawall. Dock. Some
financing possible. $149,000. 778-0019.
HOLMES BEACH LOT by owner. Great neighbor-
hood, short walk to beach. 90 X 90. Zoned single fam-
ily. Call collect 412-794-3422.
DELIGHTFUL GULFVIEW 2BR home, many updates,
tile floors, private backyard, oversized one car garage.
Only $140,000. Yvonne Higgins, Island Real Estate.
778-6066 or 778-0105 eves.
WANTED: A "Sale by owner" home in Anna Maria.
Waterfront (Canal OK No bridges). 717-944-4304
before Feb. 22. Give name, number, address & price.
Will be in area next week and will retum call. Thank
you. No brokers.

WATERFRONT CONDO (Coquina Moorings). Best of
both worlds-Bay & Gulf. Deeded boat slip, deep wa-
ter, 2/2 with den. $155,000 call owner for appointment.
778-7502.

BEST PRICED 2/2 home on Holmes Beach. Two story
with loads of storage. Excellent rental or starter home. Walk
to shopping and beach. $88,900. #MSS046. Neal & Neal
Rentals 383-3708. Eves., Mike Nink 383-1425.


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