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Title: Islander (Anna Maria, Fla. : 1992)
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Publication Date: 10/12/1995
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FREE WEEKLY NEWS HAPPENINGS DINING SPORTS REAL ESTATE OCTOBER 12, 1995


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By Cynthia Finn
Islander Reporter
The top guns in local coastal management came to
Anna Maria City Hall Oct. 5 and their message was
clear: If city residents want to get in on phase II of the
beach renourishment project slated for 2000 or 2001,
they must act now and must present a united front.
Lonnie Ryder, state environmental administrator, told
the 45 citizens present at the seminar that including Anna
Maria "is indeed feasible at the federal and state level."
He also warned that "you could diminish your suc-
cess unless you're a very committed group."
Jack Gorzeman, Manatee County environmental
projects coordinator, said he was "guardedly optimis-
tic" about the county's willingness to spend millions in


By Paul Roat
Bradenton Beach voters will have an opportunity
to offer their opinions on a 65-foot-high center-clear-
ance bridge to replace the Anna Maria Island Bridge at
Manatee Avenue.
Bradenton Beach City Council members have ap-
proved letting voters give their yea or nay to the issue
during the Dec. 5 city election in what is being called
an "official straw ballot."
Still to be decided is the exact wording of the ballot
question, something that will probably be decided Oct. 18
during the Barrier Island Elected Officials Forum.
"Since all the voters may get a chance to vote on
it during their city elections, we need to get the word-
ing approved from [all the Island's elected officials,]"
Councilman Walt Grace said.
City Attorney Alan Prather offered a draft question
for the ballot that reads, "Do you oppose a 65-foot
fixed-span bridge to Anna Maria Island? Yes or No."
But questions were raised about Prather's wording
of the question dealing with the bridge height. Al-


order to add Anna Maria's two-mile shoreline to the 4.6
miles of Island beach already restored.
The bottom line, in Ryder's words: "We're not
going to waste taxpayer money unless the citizens of
Anna Maria are firmly committed."
In 1992-93, the federal and state governments
spent $10 million and Manatee County spent $3 mil-
lion to pump 2.3 million cubic yards of sand onto the
Gulffront of Bradenton Beach and Holmes Beach.
There was no cost to either city.
Anna Maria opted not to participate in the 50-year
agreement between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers,
the state and the county to restore and maintain those
beaches. Renourishment is scheduled every nine years.
While the feds are currently not authorizing any


though the clearance from the water to the underside of
the bridge proposed by Florida Department of Trans-
portation officials is 65 feet, the actual roadbed is closer
to 75 feet above sea level. There were also questions
raised about the phrasing of "do you oppose" rather
than "do you favor" in the question.
Once wording is decided upon at the elected offi-
cials' meeting Oct. 18, the matter will come back to the
council members during their regular city meeting Oct.
19. Supervisor of Elections Bob Sweat has said the fi-
nal wording needs to be in his hands by Oct. 20 for
inclusion on the ballot.
Officials in the other Island cities have indicated
they will include the bridge question on ballots for their
city elections next year.
DOT officials have been planning the Megaa bridge"
to replace the existing span for several years. Save Anna
Maria has objected to the structure for environmental and
safety reasons and were granted an administrative hearing
on the bridge Nov. 27 on the Island. The hearing is ex-
pected to last one or two weeks.


new projects, the General Design Memorandum for the
ongoing Island project could be amended to incorpo-
rate Anna Maria.
"It's a very serious thing we have to decide,"
Mayor Dorothy McChesney told the audience. "We
have to know how you feel."

Steps to the sand
Should Anna Maria wish to move forward, Ryder
said the city commission needs to issue a strong reso-
lution requesting inclusion in the next cycle.
"If that's not forthcoming, I can guarantee you
won't be included," he said.
PLEASE SEE SAND, PAGE 2


Code


enforcement


officer says


resignation

forced
By Pat Copeland
Islander Reporter
Alleging promises were made and broken over
whom he would answer to as his immediate supervisor,
Holmes Beach Code Enforcement Officer Mike
Heistand turned in his resignation Oct. 4.
"It's something that's been coming down the pike
for a year or so," he said. "It didn't just pop up over-
night. I think it was a conspiracy to get rid of me, be-
cause I know too much about what goes on at city hall
- the dirty laundry."
Problems began Monday, Oct. 2, when the new
budget year started, and the code enforcement position
was moved from the public works department to the
police department. The move has been in the works
since the budget process began in the spring.
"On Tuesday Jay (Police Chief Jay Romine) sat me
down and told me how it was going to be," Heistand
recalled. "He feels he has to have 100 percent control
over the code enforcement budget."
Because Romine is now responsible for the actions of
the code enforcement officer and the department's bud-
get, he asked to review every letter Heistand sent out and
asked Heistand to fill out a daily log, explained Heistand.
"I told Jay that's not the way it's supposed to be,"
Heistand said. "I understood that I was to report di-
rectly to the mayor. The mayor told me that even with
the budget change, I would answer directly to him."
Heistand was moved into the city administration
offices from public works shortly after taking the po-
sition, into an office next door to the mayor, and an-
swered directly to the mayor.
On Wednesday, Heistand attended a meeting with
Mayor Rich Bohnenberger, Public Works Supervisor
PLEASE SEE HEISTAND, PAGE 2


HURRICANE OPAL FLOODS, FRIGHTENS ISLAND


Islanders awoke with a start
last Wednesday: Tropical
Storm Opal had strengthened
overnight and was now a
powerful hurricane packing
winds of more than 150 miles Eft.
per hour. Although the storm
passed several hundred miles
to the west of the Island, high
seas and a two- to three-foot *
storm surge ravaged Anna 7z.
Maria. At least four places on
Gulf Drive were overwashed l
as the water rushed from the -
Gulf to the Bay, and street
closures were in effect for
some portions of Bradenton
Beach during high tide at
about 10 a.m. Fortunately,
little damaged resulted from
the flooding. The storm made
landfall in the Florida _' *B. _
Panhandle at sunset Wednes- -."" ..
day, causing about $2 billion
worth of damage to date and i
killing 19 people. More than
700 homes were destroyed in -'.:.
the Pensacola-Pamama City ...
Beach area, and thousands of
houses and businesses z :







Bridge referendum question

closer to reality in Bradenton Beach


SKIMMING THE NEWS ...
Opinions ...................................................... 6
Those Were the Days .............................. ... 7
Announcements ......................................... 10
Stir-it-up...................................................... 12
Streetlife ..................................................... 17
Anna Maria Island tides ............................ 18
Crossword puzzle....................................... 24


THE BEST NEWS ON ANNA MARIA ISLAND


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JiB PAGE 2 0 OCTOBER 12, 1995 1 THE ISLANDER BYSTANDER

Mayor Bohnenberger stunned


by Heistand's resignation


By Pat Copeland
Islander Reporter
Holmes Beach Mayor Rich Bohnenberger said he
was shocked by the resignation of Code Enforcement
Officer Mike Heistand last week.
"I'm as shocked as anyone else, but I'm also of-
fended because of the things he's saying about city
hall," said the mayor.
Bohnenberger also had some differences with
Heistand's account of last week's events.
"When he threw down his resignation at the meet-
ing Wednesday, I was stunned and gave him every op-
portunity to take it back," Bohnenberger recalled. "I
told him he was making a serious mistake and to take
a couple of days to think about it. I held the letter out
for him to take and he ignored me. He went home, and
I figured he quit,"
The action that precipitated the problem mov-
ing code enforcement into the police department -
was suggested for several reasons, Bohnenberger ex-
plained.
"When the incident over the pig (in which com-
plaints about a pet pig created problems for neighbors
of the pig's owner) occurred, I realized the situation
could have gotten ugly," he said. "Mike needed a ra-
dio to be able to communicate in the field, but there's
a major fee unless it's in a police vehicle. I also felt it
would give him immediate access to professional in-
vestigative backup and skills."
A police officer can also be used as a backup when
the code enforcement officer goes on vacation or is


sick, added Bohnenberger.
The change was discussed with Heistand over the
last six months, he said, and Heistand's only request
was not to be required to carry a gun. He also pointed
out that Heistand's supervisor was Public Works Su-
pervisor John Fernandez, not the mayor, and that
Heistand was never a department head and never had
control over the department's budget.
"He answered to John, so what's the big difference
between John (Fernandez) and Jay (Police Chief Jay
Romine)?" Bohnenberger asked. "The only difference
was he had to fill out a daily activity sheet. He has to
be accountable to someone, but he doesn't think so."
When Heistand reported for work Thursday,
Bohnenberger said it was his understanding that
Heistand resigned.
"I said I accepted his resignation but if he wanted
to change his mind he could go talk to Jay,"
Bohnenberger recalled. "He said, 'I've already made
my plans. My resignation stands.' Then he started get-
ting nasty and shouting at me, and I told him to leave
the premises."
There is no recourse under the city's personnel policy
for an employee who has resigned, said the mayor.
"I think I bent over backwards to get him to take
it back," Bohnenberger noted. "I'm not going to let an
employee dictate his terms of employment with the
city. I think he made a foolish decision."
Police Officer Chuck Steams will assume the du-
ties of the code enforcement officer for the time being,
said Bohnenberger.


Storm cut into
Last week's storm cut into the shoreline in Anna Maria, particularly near Pine Avenue. Photo: Carolyn Pepka


SAND, FROM PAGE 1
Before any such possible action, Ryder promised
to quickly analyze Anna Maria's beach access and
parking provisions.
Generally, the federal government pays 50 percent
of the restoration costs, the state about 37.5 percent and
the county about 12.5 percent.
The state, said Ryder, has a firm policy of not com-
mitting funding unless restored areas meet its criteria
for parking and access for the general public. The
county has the say on walkovers and walkthroughs.
McChesney told The Islander Bystander she be-
lieves the city's some 350 parking spaces would meet
the criteria.
Once the state report is in, McChesney expects to
schedule a work session for citizens and commission-
ers to air their views.
Commissioners Doug Wolfe, George McKay and
Chuck Shumard and Public Works Director Phil
Charnock were all in attendance at the seminar.
Joining Ryder and Gorzeman on the discussion panel
were Rick Spadoni, vice president of Coastal Planning
and Engineering Inc. and a consultant for Manatee County
on the Island project; Cliff Truitt, of the Southwest Coastal
Research Center at Mote Marine Laboratory; Bradenton
Beach Mayor Katie Pierola; and Holmes Beach City
Council Chairman Luke Courtney.

'Very happy' with Island project
Spadoni said he is "very happy" with the results of


phase I of the Island's renourishment, including ero-
sion from "an abnormally large number of storms" and
even last week's damage.
Of the average 208 feet of widened beach, he said,
87 feet were lost in the first year, five feet in the sec-
ond year, leaving a shoreline, on average, that is 116
feet wider than before.
Constant monitoring, he said, identifies "hot spots"
for which future plans can be redesigned.
Truitt said "beach restoration buys time" and is
the one coastal management tool that actually puts
sand back into the system for protection and recre-
ational use.
But he said the time bought is lost "if we don't plan
economically and politically for a long-term approach
to how we're going to live on barrier islands."
Courtney said "restoration was the right decision
in Holmes Beach" and he's glad for the extra 116 feet
of beach.
Early evaluations by Holmes Beach Public Works
Director John Fernandez, said Courtney, indicate "that
without that beach being restored, we would have in-
curred millions of dollars in damage" from the effects
of last week's Hurricane Opal.
Pierola spoke vehemently in favor of the project's
effects in her city.
She said she believes the widened beach is respon-
sible for encouraging owners to maintain and improve
their properties, resulting in a needed boost to the tax base.
Courtney guessed that property values in his city
had increased 20 to 25 percent thanks to the


HEISTAND, FROM PAGE 1
John Fernandez, City Clerk Leslie Ford and Romine to
discuss city matters. Heistand again voiced his objec-
tions to the changes iin code enforcement.
"Nothing was ever put in writing," Heistand main-
tained. "Our ideas were different about how it was to
operate. I turned in my resignation at the meeting and
said if I have to answer to Jay for everything, I can't
accept that."
In the resignation, Heistand requested to be re-
turned to his former position as maintenance foreman
but was told the position is filled. He also gave the city
30 days to find a replacement.
"I said I would work with the replacement to show
him how the system works," Heistand said. "I felt it
was unfair to the citizens of Holmes Beach for me just
to quit. Tempers started to flare. The mayor said I was
making a mistake and told me to go home and think
about it for a few days."
Heistand said he reported to work Thursday morn-
ing and was told by the mayor that when he left the
meeting Wednesday, the mayor considered his resig-
nation final.
"He denied that he told me to take a couple of days
and think about it," Heistand maintained. "I said if I did
something wrong and was reprimanded or fired for it,
I could accept that, but I can't accept someone lying to
me. He ordered me off the premises."
In his 14 years of service for the city, Heistand said
he has worked with four mayors and 20 council mem-
bers and has never received a reprimand or a verbal or
written warning. He has received dozens of letters of
praise from citizens and former elected officials, in-
cluding letters in local newspapers.
'The mayor could reinstate me or put me back in
public works," he said. "I care about the people of
Holmes Beach and what happens to the city. I'll go
back to work for the city in any capacity, because with
my background I feel more than qualified for any job."
On Friday Heistand filed a request for a special
meeting with the mayor and council "so I can fully
explain the reasons for my forced resignation to all
members of the council and to the citizens of the City
of Holmes Beach."
There's no provision in the city's personnel code
for a hearing for an employee who resigned, said Ford.
"There are only three reasons a terminated em-
ployee can have an appeal," Ford explained. "The only
time a special meeting can be called is for council con-
currence of the dismissal of a department head, and
Mike was not a department head."
The mayor requested an opinion from City Attor-
ney Patricia Petruff on Heistand's request. After re-
viewing the issue, Petruff noted that Heistand's resig-
nation appeared to be voluntarily presented to the city
and accepted by the mayor.
Petruff said the special meeting requested by
Heistand would be inappropriate because he did not
follow the detailed procedure in the employee hand-
book for problem resolution and no appeal is available
to an employee who has resigned.
"At this juncture I do not recommend that the re-
quest for a special council meeting be granted," Petruff
advised. "To do so would violate Ordinance 95-5 (or-
dinance adopting the employee handbook) by interject-
ing the city council into an administrative matter."
Meanwhile, Heistand delivered another letter to city
hall on Friday asking to have his resignation rescinded.
Ford reportedly said there is no instance of a resignation
rescinded according to Council Chairman Luke Courtney.
But Courtney says former councilmember Kathleen
Mitchell resigned and retracted her resignation from coun-
cil just three years ago.



renourished beach.
Pierola also stressed that once a city participates in
these federal projects, the Corps can authorize emer-
gency sand in case of major erosion.
"You'd be doing a disservice to your community
if you don't tell your citizens about this," she told Anna
Maria officials.
Ryder added that "the beauty" of restoration is that
the state is then committed to maintaining that beach.
"It's a win-win for the property owner," he said, ver-
sus a no-win where there's ongoing erosion and no relief.
While Holmes Beach and Bradenton Beach have
tourist-oriented and storm-protection reasons for
project participation, Ryder said that "Anna Maria's
chief justification would be storm-reduction benefits."






THE ISLANDER BYSTANDER M OCTOBER 12, 1995 M PAGE 3 Iii


Two Bradenton Beach men have announced their
candidacy for mayor of the city.
Councilman Walt Grace and Planning and Zoning
Board member Dan Goodchild announced plans to run for
the seat being vacated by Mayor Katie Pierola. The elec-
tion is Dec. 4, with qualifying scheduled for Oct. 16-20.
Grace, elected to office last year, serves Ward 2.
Goodchild sought office two years ago as the Ward
1 representative, a seat that was awarded to Council-
man Dick Suhre after the sudden departure of Jack
Charlton, who moved out of the state.
Grace, a retired airline captain, is involved in the


Coast Guard Auxiliary, the Tingley Memorial Library
and the Bradenton Retired Officer's Club.
Goodchild owns a massage therapy practice in the
city and is active in the Anna Maria Island Chamber of
Commerce.
Deadline for those not registered to vote is Nov. 6.
Prospective voters may register at the Bradenton Beach
City Hall or at the offices of The Islander Bystander,
5408 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.
Besides the mayoral position, seats up for re-election
in December include Ward 1, currently held by Dick
Suhre, and Ward 3, currently held by Bill Campbell.


Goodchild, Grace announce for

Bradenton Beach mayor election


German bakery?
Pictured is the artist's rendering of a new retail and wholesale German bakery proposed for the former
Bradenton Beach Hardware Store on Bridge Street. Owners of the Berliner Backstube German Bakery and
Coffee, Inc., came before the Bradenton Beach Planning and Zoning Board Tuesday for a number of special
exceptions, will come before the Board of Adjustment for back street loading ramp approval Thursday night,
and will receive final determination before the city council next Tuesday. Bakery owner is Klaus-Dieter
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Bradenton Beach
10/12, 1 p.m., Council work session on goals
and priorities for department heads
10/ 12, 7 p.m., Adjustment Board
10/13, 9 a.m., Employee Appeal Board hearing
10/16, 10 a.m., Community Development
Block Grant Ranking Committee interviews
10/17, 7 p.m., Special Council meeting on
Planning and Zoning Board recommendation
on German bakery
10/19, 1 p.m., Council meeting

Holmes Beach
10/17, 10 a.m., Planning Commission
10/17, 7:30 p.m., Council work session

Of Interest
10/16, 10 a.m., Island Transportation
Planning Organization, Holmes Beach City Hall
* 10/18, 10 a.m., Coalition of Barrier Island
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PI- PAGE 4 A OCTOBER 12, 1995 M THE ISLANDER BYSTANDER

Shell harvest ban decision delayed


By Paul Roat
The hoped-for approval by fisheries managers of
a halt in the taking of live shellfish in Manatee County
waters may have become lost in the swash channel of
bureaucracy.
Florida Marine Fisheries Commission officials
agreed that the proposal, which has been talked about
for more than two years on Anna Maria Island, de-
served merit and scheduled a public hearing later this
year on the issue.
After that hearing, the matter will come back to the
MFC in the form of an administrative recommendation
that will if it receives MFC blessing go to the
governor and cabinet for a final decision.
Proposed is a prohibition against removing live
shellfish from the coastal waters of the county. Resi-
dents of Anna Maria have complained of wholesale
harvesting of sand dollars and starfish from the
beaches. Excluded from the ban are oysters, hard
clams, sunray venus clams, scallops and coquinas.
A total harvesting ban is in effect at Sanibel Island
in Lee County; elsewhere in that southwestern county


residents and visitors are allowed to take two live shell-
fish per person per day. The proposal for Manatee
County waters calls for the taking of no live shellfish.
MFC commissioners seemed to balk at the idea of
a total ban on shellfish harvesting and leaned toward
some live shellfish taking in the wake of public testi-
mony and a dearth of scientific data to indicate if the
taking of shellfish was in danger of harming the fish-
ery.
The commissioners also requested letters from lo-
cal law enforcement agencies agreeing to enforce the
taking of live shellfish.
Anna Maria Mayor Dottie McChesney, the leading
proponent of the shellfish harvest prohibition, was the
most eloquent proponent of the ban.
"If we don't protect this wonderful treasure,"
McChesney said, "this gift from the sea, then we aren't
doing our job as stewards of the natural resources of
Florida."
Five people spoke Monday before the fisheries
commission, with two favoring a limited harvest -
one or two shells per day and three favoring a total


halt to the taking of live shellfish.
Elected officials in Bradenton, Bradenton Beach,
Holmes Beach, Longboat Key and Palmetto as well
as Anna Maria have passed resolutions supporting
the ban, as has the Manatee County Commission.
The MFC public hearing on the issue will take
place locally sometime in November. No date has been
set for the final hearing before the fisheries commis-
sion.
There was some interesting data provided at the
hearing regarding shellfish harvesting in Southwest
Florida:
1993 landings of shellfish by commercial harvest-
ers came to 312,620 pounds of sand dollars, 299,967
pounds of starfish, 227 pounds of sea urchins, 206
pounds of whelks, 119 pounds of snails and 70 pounds
of conch.
1992 landings, by comparison, resulted in the
commercial harvest of 85,386 pounds of sand dollars,
99,934 pounds of starfish, 36 pounds of sea urchins,
8,773 pounds of whelks, 5,904 pounds of snails and
4,344 pounds of conch.


Appeals board meets Friday on fired police officer


A citizen appeals board will meet Friday to deter-
mine if Bradenton Beach Police Chief Jack Maloney
erred in firing Officer Jason Joel.
Maloney cited three events that precipitated his
decision to fire Joel July 24.
Maloney said the clerk at a convenience store in the
city called police after a woman allegedly stole some
beer after legal sale hours. "Instead of arresting her as
he was asked by the clerk and should have," Maloney
wrote, "[Joel] had her pay for the beer. This is a de-
facto after-hours sale caused by Officer Joel."
Another instance also involved a convenience
store, this time involving an alleged theft of beer by
juveniles. "Officer Joel again ignored the request of the
clerk and proper police procedures and had the juvenile
pay for the beer. He defacto caused the sale of beer to
a minor," Maloney wrote.
"After being interviewed by Det. Duffy about these
two incidents, Officer Joel left work before the end of
his tour without notifying his supervisor," Maloney


continued. "He, in effect, authorized overtime for an-
other officer, which he cannot do."
Maloney also cited a broken window at the Beach
Barn in the city that he said "should have been discov-
ered by Officer Joel."
Joel has contested Maloney's claims, stating the
dismissal is in reaction to Joel's successful appeal of a
suspension without levied against him last year.
Joel was suspended in October 1994 in the wake
of an internal affairs investigation that determined he
engaged in "conduct unbecoming an officer" and
failure to conform to professional standards by "hav-
ing displayed a lack of common sense and foresight
in two incidents involving pistols," according to
documents.
The internal affairs investigation charged that
Joel was involved in the sale of a gun by a Charlotte
County sheriff's deputy to the owner of a restaurant
under investigation by the Bradenton Beach Police
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gun was "re-procured" by Joel after Maloney in-
formed him of the investigation.
The second incident last year involved Joel loan-
ing one of his personal firearms to a student enrolled
in the police academy. The gun was stolen, and was
later recovered "following an incident where a crimi-
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lice officer," according to reports.
The appeals board decided several officers were
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assertions that he was not informed of the investigation.
The appeal board also determined that there were no
specific policies banning the lending of personal weap-
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Members of the most-recent appeals board are
Connie Drescher, Robert Gourley, Renal Hook, Rob-
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THE ISLANDER BYSTANDER 0 OCTOBER 12, 1995 I PAGE 5 l3l


Small but
glassy
Mike Fara, 16, of
Anna Maria, takes to
the waves. A perfect
day in paradise. Dad,
John, taught him all
he knows. Islander
Photo: Courtesy John
Fara


T-end dock ordinance now law


By Pat Copeland
Islander Reporter
An ordinance to settle the question of dock use in
three canals along Marina Drive became law after its sec-
ond reading last week by the Holmes Beach City Coun-
cil.
The canals are located between 72nd and 74th, 74th
and 75th and 75th and 77th Streets. The use of these ca-
nals is subject to claims by owners of lots in certain Bay
Palms subdivisions, and their deeds contain specific lan-
guage granting them the right to use a boat space.
The proposed ordinance includes procedures for
registration and use, assumption of liability and speci-
fications for boat spaces, dock construction and main-
tenance. City Attorney Patricia Petruff was on hand last
week to respond to questions concerning the ordinance.
Resident Bill Saunders asked if a copy of his insur-
ance policy would satisfy the liability requirement in
the ordinance.
She would like dock registrants to have a certificate
of insurance showing that the City of Holmes Beach is


insured against liability, said Petruff.
Saunders said his agent would not give him a cer-
tificate and told him the policy stands on its own.
"You will be the owner of the dock structure," replied
Petruff. "That should be sufficient for you to be covered."
If he no longer has a boat, can he maintain owner-
ship of the dock? asked Saunders.
"You do have investment in the dock structure," said
Petruff, "but other people who have boats have an equal
right to use a boat space and may be on a waiting list You
can sell your dock structure to someone else and transfer
that boat space. But over the long haul, you can't monopo-
lize a boat space without having a boat."
If an owner dies, what can his heirs do with the
dock? asked resident Don Schroder.
"It is intended for use by people who live or reside
in the upland property that supports the right to use a
boat space," replied Petruff. "The dock registration will
not continue to be in an estate with heaven knows
whose boat there. The dock is an asset of the estate, and
the estate could sell it"


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reached
The dispute between the owner of the Anchor
Inn in Holmes Beach and the bar's neighbors
over loud noise coming from the bar appears to
have been resolved during a mediation hearing
last week.
Business owner Bobby Tingler installed car-
pet to insulate the walls of the bar and cut down
on the volume of live bands and also agreed to
lower the volume of the music. The agreement
was signed by Janet Stepp, the property owner,
and Sue Normand, liaison for the neighborhood.
The agreement was reached in a meeting with
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ED PAGE 6 K OCTOBER 12, 1995 M THE ISLANDER BYSTANDER


Spared again, but next time ...
We were spared mostly once again from the
extreme destruction of a hurricane last week during what
has shaped into the most active hurricane season ever.
Hurricane Opal tracked up the Gulf of Mexico last
Wednesday, pushing winds and a storm surge in front of
it The water caused widespread flooding on the west coast
of Florida. Barrier islands were naturally the hardest hit.
Anna Maria Island became a much smaller place
as the water rose, and at least four "passes" were cre-
ated where waves washed over Gulf Drive. Some wa-
terfront homes were flooded Wednesday morning, and
some streets became rivers at the flood's height.
In fact, for a short time, we were cut off from the
mainland as authorities closed the road on Longboat
Key, the Palma Sola Causeway leading into Bradenton,
and the Cortez Bridge remained closed for repair.
We fared far better than our neighbors in the Pan-
handle, where Opal devasted barrier island communi-
ties between Pensacola and Panama City Beach. Dam-
age there is estimated at more than $2 billion to insured
property, with hundreds of homes and businesses lev-
eled by the 140 mph winds and huge storm surge. Ex-
perts say most of the damage was caused by the 10-15-
foot storm surge topped by 10-foot waves.
It's hard to imagine a 25-foot-high wall of water com-
ing ashore on Anna Maria Island but you can imagine the
damage we would sustain, renourished beach or not.
Let's hope our luck holds and Roxanne, the newest of
the storms, brewing off the Yucatan coast, also veers from
our Island any and all Islands, for that matter.
Meanwhile, FEMA dollars will become available
to the cities and to qualified property owners for storm
clean up here. Will the cities take advantage of it?
Who will clean up mounds of sand and debris left in
streets? Around walkways? Public areas? Fill potholes?
The roads and rights of way are in pitiful shape
with continued rain adding to the washout.
Will county work crews finally clear the Manatee
County Public Beach parking lot of mounds of sand -
sand blown there and accumulated over at least two
years worth of storms?
We hoped they had that in mind a few weeks ago.
Instead, crews trimmed, whittled and hacked away two
huge clumps of sea grape trees on the north side of the
beach near the playground. They cut most of the clus-
ter to ground level, creating what appears to be a three-
foot wide hazard of stumps all around the base of what
remains of the trees.
Improvements to the parking area and the entrance on
Manatee Avenue at the public beach would be welcome.


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Island 'treasures'
are people who care
The following account will not make the national
news, but it is the best of news, i.e., that people care.
Jim Gloth, owner of Island Foods, has been so kind
and helpful to me I wish it to be known publicly. When
I first moved to Anna Maria Island over five years ago
I was not disabled, but suffered a stroke four years ago
which left me mentally "re-arranged."
Mr. Gloth has, often on the request of Carol Jagale,
who has been with the store since I have been shopping
there, asked one of his young staff members to drive
me to my home on the Island.
There are other instances when I have observed
Mr. Gloth being helpful and cordial to other customers.
This thing of which I speak is our true Island treasure.
Name withheld by request, Holmes Beach resident

Anchor Inn helps grieving mom
On Sept. 10, the Anchor Inn in Holmes Beach
hosted a benefit in memory of my son, Scott Clowes.
I would like to take this opportunity to thank those
people who helped make "Scotty's Day" so heartwarm-
ing:
Bands Willy Steele, John Prestia, No Exit, Fat
Cat, Lifeguard and Frankie Gunn.
Donations Doug Thompson, Subway, Shells,
Mr. Bones, Tarry from Purple Parrot, the Rose Service,
Lori Fischer, The Islander Bystander and Dorothy's
Professional Cleaning Service.
Special thanks to the Moose Lodge of Bradenton
Beach, Karen Fenske, Dave and Dottie Hertle and
Stanley and Ginny Kryszczuk.
And to the staff at the Anchor Inn, Bryan, Kimi,
Harley, Chris, Nora, Roger, Gloria, Claudia, Jack,
owners Darla and Bobby and to all Scott's friends, I
will never be able to thank you enough for your expres-
sion of love and support. God bless all of you.
Gloria Smith, Bradenton

Longboat needs own bridge
With the Cortez bridge closed and Hurricane Opal
slipping by, one could hope that now Longboat Key
citizens can at last see the need for their own bridge.
Thelma Weeks, Anna Maria City


Chamber's Polynesian
night a success
Many people should be thanked for contributing to
the success of the Anna Maria Island Chamber of Com-
merce Second Annual "Island Luau and Polynesian
Show" fundraiser.
St. Bernard Catholic Church, Nita Schotsch, Island
Garden Center, Island Package Liquor Store, Ato's Res-
taurant and the chamber volunteer staff are to be especially
commended for their contribution of time and support.
As we all are aware, fundraising projects involve
a great amount of time in planning, from inception to
finale. Hard work is always to be expected; teamwork
is essential.
On behalf of the board of officers and directors of
the Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce, I thank
all of the Islanders who support the chamber's efforts
in the community and who helped make this special
enjoyable event the success it was.
Darcy Lee Marquis, executive director,
Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce

Historical thanks
A note to my Anna Maria newspaper friends.
I've enclosed my renewal card along with a check for
another year of keeping close in heart with the Island.
After living on Anna Maria and getting married
there in 1958,1 I look forward to news from the Island.
We come to the Island each summer and I'd like to say
thank you to Carolyne Norwood for opening the Anna
Maria Historical Museum after hours so I could pur-
chase two books, "Days of the Past," for myself and my
father-in-law, a retired commercial fisherman.
I was staying at the Alamanda Villa when the own-
ers Greg and Truusje Mitchell showed me the interest-
ing book. I was so excited and went to the chamber of
commerce to see if I could purchase the book from
there. It was on a Saturday, I believe, and they said I'd
need to get one from the historical society.
They were kind enough to call Carolyne Norwood
who made a special trip there so I could get the books.
Another caring and thoughtful person made me a
very happy ex-island resident.
Nancy Drymond, Texas










THOSE WEIE THE BAYS
Part 4, Turn-of-the-Century Anna Maria
by June Alder


Almost every town had a band in the early 1900s even Braidentown.


THE MUSIC MAN


Turn-of-the-century youngsters
hankered to toot a cornet in a brass
band like kids of today itch to twang a
guitar in a rock-'n'-roll group.
Rurick Cobb, older brother of
Anna Maria pioneer Sam Cobb, started
out as a street corner performer in the
1880s, played cornet and snare drum in
circus and theater bands in his teens and
joined the Army as a bandmaster at the
outbreak of the Spanish-American War
of 1898.
Every regiment had a band. They
played on the drill grounds and in pa-
rades on the streets of Tampa and Ybor
City. They gave afternoon concerts for
elegant people at the Tampa Bay Hotel.
In the evenings they entertained at
dances and church socials. One band
gained nationwide fame the all-
black band of the 10th Cavalry.
Teddy Roosevelt and his Rough
Riders marched up the gangplank to the
cadences of John Philip Sousa's popu-
lar "El Capitan" march. And the ships
steamed away to the bouncy rhythms of
"There'll Be a Hot Time in the Old
Town Tonight."
The war was over within three
months. Cobb decided to stick around
the Tampa area for a while. He had
taken a fancy to Anna Maria Island and
wanted to see if he could make a living
as a bandsman in these parts.
So he went to the editor of the
Manatee River Journal and gave him a
squib for his "Local Items" column:
"Mr. R.E. Cobb, bandmaster of the 1st
Maryland regiment of U.S. Volunteers,
lately mustered out of service, has re-
cently located on Anna Maria Key. He
is a first-class musician and would like
to interest the young men of
Braidentown in a band organization."
By April 1899 Cobb had a band
organized and ready to perform during
the celebration of Queen Victoria's
birthday ("Those Were the Days," Sept.


21). When a group of officers from the
visiting British warships came down to
Braidentown, Rurick and his bandsmen
were at the wharf to greet them.
"Many compliments were paid Pro-
fessor Cobb, leader of the Braidentown
band for the excellence of the music
furnished by his boys last week," the
Journal noted in a restrained review.
"He has only had the band in charge for
about a month but they got there just the
same, rendering several quite difficult
selections in an almost perfect manner."
The band's next performance of
note was on the Fourth of July, always
the occasion of big doings in
Braidentown. This time the Journal edi-
tor really let himself go in his com-
ments: "One of the most pleasant fea-
tures of the Fourth of July celebration
was the excellent music furnished by
Professor Cobb and the band boys
throughout the day. Braidentown should
be proud of this band and render it such
financial backing as may be necessary
to keep it going."
The newspaper thereafter was the
leading booster of the Braidentown
band. Judging from its ballyhoo, a ben-
efit for the band in August must have
been a jim-dandy:
"A Novelty Bill is to be presented at
the Opera House next week for the ben-
efit of the Manatee River Band. The
entertainment being arranged by Profes-
sor Cobb consists of a grand exhibition
of moving pictures reproduced on the
wonderful Edison Kinescope, embrac-
ing almost every conceivable subject.
The program will be interspersed with
music by the band. A few of the subjects
are as follows: 'The Great Spanish Bull
Fight,' 'Devil's Castle,' 'Man With
Four Heads,' 'Passing Trains,' Water-
melon Eating Contest,' 'Lovers Inter-
rupted,' 'Farmer and Old Maid,' 'Old
Maid and Burglar,' 'Sausage Factory,'
'The Great Corbett and Jeffries Prize
Fight' and many other subjects making
an evening's entertainment that is sure
to please."
The success of the fund-raiser
emboldened Cobb to go back to Geor-
gia to fetch his wife and three children,
who must have wondered what ever
happened to their dad.
Next: Strike up
the band


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By Pat Copeland
Islander Reporter
The Holmes Beach City Council last week ran
into a hitch with its ordinance regulating the parking
of utility, travel and boat trailers in the city.
At its September meeting, council passed on first
reading the ordinance making it legal for residents to
park travel trailers, such as pop-up campers, in their
back or side yards. This would give owners of travel
trailers the same rights as owners of utility and boat
trailers.
The problem surfaced when resident Mary Alice
Chakoumakos said some homes do not have access to
their side yards. Mayor Rich Bohnenberger added that
homo.s in Seaside Gardens don't have side yards.
Could a stipulation be made for homes without


A property with three front yards, one side yard
and no back yard has presented a problem for a resi-
dent who wants to erect a six-foot fence.
Mr. Hirsch brought this dilemma to council last
week on behalf of property owners Alexander and
Carla Quizon of 302 58th Street. He said the Quizons
received a citation from the city's code enforcement
officer to remove the fence because it's too high.
"It's a triangular piece of property bounded by
Holmes Boulevard and 58th and 60th Streets," explained
Public Works Supervisor John Fernandez. "Our fence
ordinance says you can have a four-foot fence around
your property. A six-foot fence is allowed in the rear
with the adjoining property owner's permission."
Fernandez further explained that the city's ordi-
nance defines a front yard as where there is a street,
regardless of where the front door is located. He said
there are about a half dozen properties in the city with


side yards? asked Councilwoman Carol Whitmore.
"It's a policy decision of council," replied City
Attorney Patricia Petruff. "This was merely an ordi-
nance that was trying to bring some consistency so that
all trailers were treated alike."
"If the home owner can demonstrate he has no
documented side yard on his property then we need to
be able to allow him covered parking in the front yard,"
said Whitmore. "There's not going to be many."
Council nixed the idea.
"You have to recognize the different neighbor-
hoods and different situations," noted resident Bob
Jorgensen. "In my canal community, the back yard is
the front yard."
Council Chairman Luke Courtney suggested the or-
dinance be sent back to the next work session, Oct. 17.


Fire commission approves tax appeal


One tax appeal was brought to the Anna Maria
Fire Control Commission last week at its annual tax
appeals hearing.
The hearing is for district property owners who
feel they have been charged the wrong tax rate. For
example, being charged for more square feet than the
structure actually has, or being charged a commercial
rate for a residential structure, said Fire Chief Andy
Price.
Dwayne Holm made an appeal on behalf of his par-
ents, William and Marianna Holm of 115 Sixth Street N.
in Bradenton Beach. The Holms own two lots, one con-
taining a triplex and an adjoining vacant lot.
Last year the Holms sought to have the $4 fire tax
on the vacant lot rescinded because they said the lots
were used as one. However, since each lot had a sepa-
rate title the board believed the fee was justified and
the plea was denied by the commission.
In a letter to the commission, Holm said the lots


had been merged and were now under one title. The
board voted to tax the property as one lot.
The board also voted in favor of a resolution to
make an interest rate change on the district's loan.
"Southtrust Bank came to the district and gave us
some proposals on our loan," explained Vice Chair-
woman Sandy Haas. 'We went back to First National
Bank of Manatee, that presently holds our loan, and
they were willing to lower the rate to a fixed rate for
just a fee for the paperwork."
The initial loan at First National of Manatee was in
the amount of $310,000 for a term of 9.5 years at a rate
of 80 percent of prime (floating).
Southtrust's proposals included: a rate of 6.81 per-
cent fixed for 9.5 years, a rate of 6.56 percent fixed for
5 years or floating 75 percent of Southtrust base.
The counter proposal from First National of Mana-
tee, which was approved in the resolution, was 6.75
percent fixed for 9.5 years.


the same problem as the Quizons. He said the council
can hear an appeal on his decision in this case or
change the code to include all the affected properties.
Hirsch asked if they could have a "stay of execu-
tion" on taking down the fence, as ordered by the code
enforcement officer.
Fernandez said Quizon has 10 days upon receipt of
the letter to take down the fence. If the fence is not
taken down, the matter would be heard by the code
enforcement board.
"It could be several weeks or a month," he said.
If there is a code change, the proposed ordinance
must be sent to the planning commission for review,
said City Clerk Leslie Ford. Then the ordinance will
come back to council for discussion and must have two
readings to be passed.
"It would be a long stay of execution," she said.
Council agreed that the fence must come down.


Garden center okayed at Island Foods


The Holmes Beach City Council last week ap-
proved the construction of a garden center at the south
end of the Island Foods parking lot.
In a public hearing prior to the meeting, the council
reviewed the garden center's site plan and heard a request
for the special exception use by Edward P. Giannuzzi.
"In a C-3 zoning one of the categories, garden
centers, is considered a special exception use," ex-
plained Public Works Supervisor John Fernandez.
There is adequate parking at the site, with 193
spaces where only 102 are required, he said. The gar-
den center will be enclosed by a chain link fence 85
feet from the property line along the south side. There
will be a small portable shed at the corner of the cen-
ter for the transaction of business and an enclosed
dumpster in the rear.
"I have no objections to this, because it meets all
our zoning guidelines, Fernandez told council.
Could the owner put in a deli, like the one at Is-
land Garden Center? asked Councilwoman Carol
Whitmore.
"A deli can go in a C-2 district," Fernandez replied.


"Anything you can do in a C-2, you can do in a C-3.
Island Foods has a deli, noted Councilwoman Pat
Geyer, and it would be unlikely that one would be
added to the garden center.
Resident Frances Smith-Williams expressed concern
about noise, odors and debris generated by the garden
center and its effect on the residential area behind the
business. She asked if a plant barrier could be erected.
Fernandez said if noise and debris become a problem,
the business can be cited by the code enforcement officer.
"We are going to have climbing plants of differ-
ent varieties on the fence," replied Giannuzzi. "If
there is any problem, I will put up a barrier of plants
at my own expense."
Councilwoman Billie Martini was afraid that
mulch piles might be placed outside the fenced area.
"Our setbacks are only related to the building,"
said Fernandez, "so you do have a valid point. It could
grow considerably and still be within our guidelines."
"To me a nursery looks a lot nicer than seeing a
dumpster and the trash in the middle of that property
between Island Foods and the bar," Whitmore noted.


Property with three front yards

creates problem






THE ISLANDER BYSTANDER M OCTOBER 12, 1995 M PAGE 9 i[B


Prime Time visits Island Museum
The Rev. Herb McMillian, associate pastor of First Church of the Nazarene in Bradenton, recently brought
40 members of the church's Prime Time group to the Anna Maria Island Historical Museum. Rev. Al
Butterfield, Islander and head docent, gave them a guided tour of the historical exhibits. The Prime Timers
purchased Early Settlers bread, baked by historical society members, and praised the work of the society.
Islander Photo: Courtesy Carolyne Norwood


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Mr. and Mrs. Robert Armstrong


Armstrongs celebrate
golden wedding
anniversary
Robert and Carolyn Armstrong of Holmes Beach
will celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Fri-
day, Oct. 6.
They celebrated it on July 8 at the Masonic Temple
in DeGraff, Ohio, with their family and 132 friends and
former neighbors.
Mr. Armstrong and the former Carolyn Melhorn were
married by the Rev. Arthur Denlinger on Oct. 6, 1945, in
the DeGraff home of Mr. Armstrong's grandparents.
Mr. Armstrong, retired vice president and general
manager of WTOO-WOHP radio in Bellefontaine,
Ohio, and Mrs. Armstrong, who retired as night super-
visor at Wilson Memorial Hospital in Sidney, Ohio, are
former owners of Haley's Motel in Holmes Beach.
The couple were visitors to the Island beginning in
1955, bought the motel in 1969 and moved perma-
nently to Holmes Beach in 1973.
They are the parents of Jerry Armstrong of
Thornton County and Richard Armstrong of DeGraff
and have four grandchildren.

Elementary school class
looking for sponsors
Toni Lashway's fourth and fifth-grade split class at
Anna Maria Elementary School is raising funds to pay
for an overnight field trip to historic St. Augustine,
scheduled for later this year.
The cost per student is $125. Sponsorships from
the community-at-large would be appreciated.
Those interested in becoming a sponsor for the trip
or to make a donation, call Lynn Modisett at 778-1599.


Penrose 'Penny' Dick
Penrose "Penny" Dick, 80, of Anna Maria,
died Oct. 1 in Freedom Care Pavilion.
Born in Cranston, R.I., Mr. Dick came to
Manatee County from North Providence, R.I.,
in 1973. He was proprietor of a retail store. He
was Episcopalian. He was a former member of
Moose and Legion of the Moose. He was a
Merchant Marine during World War II.
He is survived by his wife, Eileen; a daugh-
ter, Carol Ashcraft; three stepsons; and six
grandchildren.
No visitation was held. Private services will
be held at a later date. Brown and Sons Funeral
Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Helen M. Rhodes
Helen M. Rhodes, 69, of Cortez died Sept.
25 at home.
Born in Indiana, Mrs. Rhodes came to
Manatee County from Michigan in 1983. She
was a 44-year member of the F.O.E. No. 2449
Auxiliary in Hazel Park.
She is survived by her husband, Arthur H.;
six daughters, Sandra, Susan, Sharon, Karen,
Jacqueline and Gail; six sons Terry, Stephen,
Dennis, Dale, Ronald D., and Arthur H. Jr.; two
brothers, John and Allen; 32 grandchildren; and
six great-grandchildren.
Services were held in Hazel Park, Mich.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice
of Southwest Florida, 3355 26th St. W.,
Bradenton, Fla. 34205. Toale Brothers Funeral
Home was in charge of the arrangements.


The Island Poet
Ode to Linda at Sunnyside-up Cafe
It's been a long ten years since Linda started up
her place,
And folks came from miles around to say hello
and see her smiling face.
'Cause if you just stopped by for conversation or
a cup of jo
You would be treated royally before you get up
to go.
For Linda treats everyone like a long lost friend,
with a smile upon her face,
That makes you feel so glad you stopped in, for
it brightens up the place,
And her party is a success, the place is jumping,
with songs, music and a game,
And everyone left happy hoping her place would
always stay the same.
Bud Atteridge
* Editor's note: Bud celebrated his 95th birthday last
week at Linda's with champagne and cake for his
many friends and admirers. Happy Birthday, Bud.
And keep the rhymes coming!


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Bicycle Rodeo this Saturday
Area businesses and community leaders join Manatee County Deputy Sheriff Julius Dengler, center, and the
Anna Maria Island Kiwanis Club in presenting a Bicycle Rodeo from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at the
elementary school. Children who ride in the rodeo will be eligible for free bike helmets and other prizes as
long as they last. Supporters include Anna Maria Mayor Dorothy McChesney and Kiwanian and Holmes
Beach Mayor Rich Bohnenberger. Islander Photo: Cynthia Finn.


C'mon home, y'all
Plans are firming up for day-long festivities at the Anna
Maria City Homecoming Saturday, Oct. 21. Chair-
women Mayor Dorothy McChesney, left, and Carolyne
Norwood, plus a full committee of volunteers, are in
high gear. Islander Photo: Cynthia Finn.


Flu shots offered Oct. 16
Manatee County Rural Health Services will offer
flu shots from 9 a.m. to noon Monday, Oct. 16, at the
Anna Maria Island Community Center.
There will be no charge for Medicare and Medicare
HMO patients. Others will pay $8.
For more information, call the Center at 778-1908.

Chamber board meets
Oct. 18
The Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce
will hold its monthly board of directors meeting at 5:30
p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, at the Chamber office, 501-
D Manatee Ave. W., Holmes Beach.
Members and the general public are invited. For
information, call 778-1541.

SAM to update members
on bridge hearing
The officers of Save Anna Maria, Inc., will update
its membership and friends about the bridge hearing
scheduled for Nov. 27 during a general meeting to be
held on Wednesday, Oct. 18, at 7 p.m. at the Island
Branch Library in Holmes Beach.
SAM is the grassroots organization working to stop
Florida Department of Transportation from construct-
ing a mega bridge at Manatee Ave. SAM's fundraising
efforts have paid to get the hearing assigned.
Fundraising for the actual costs of the hearing, attorney,
expert testimony and exhibits will be discussed.
All SAM members and interested persons are en-


Privateers' Oktoberfest
Saturday night
The Golden Twins plus Ann & the Bavarians will
provide the entertainment at the Anna Maria Island
Privateers' Oktoberfest from 5 to 11 p.m. Saturday,
Oct. 14, at the Community Center. A traditional
German dinner will be $5 per person. Admission
without dinner, free. Cash bar. For information,
778-1238, 778-5933 or 778-5934. Islander Photo:
Bonner Presswood.

courage to attend.
The library is located at 5701 Marina Dr., Holmes
Beach.

Natural cures to be
discussed at Brain Gym
Raja Yoga Meditation is a natural cure for disease
in the body which is a result of dis-ease in the mind.
The Brain Gym bookstore will offer a free four-
hour workshop on Saturday, Oct. 14, and Saturday,
Oct. 21, from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Laura Kiley will teach the workshop
The Brain Gym is located at 5340F Gulf Dr.,,
Holmes Beach.
Register by calling 778-5990.

Kids' computer class
expands
The ComputerTot program at the Anna Maria Is-
land Community Center is expanding to include a
Computer Explorers class for ages 6 to 8 years. Classes
will be offered Tuesdays at 4:30 and 5:15 p.m.
For information, call Sandy at 747-8539 or the
Center, 778-1908.


Art season opens at Guild Gallery
More than 100 artists and art lovers opened the season at the Artists Guild
Gallery Oct. 8 by welcoming featured artists, from left, Nancy Sullivan, Karen
Rush-Drummond, Ann Terhardt, Shirley Tabory, Don Sloan and Rachel Kaufman.
Islander Photo: Courtesy of Zoe VonAverkamp.


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'Happy with niche' at Island Players


By Cynthia Finn
Islander Reporter
"Charley's Aunt" director Geoffrey Todd didn't
always hold the prestigious chair.
A native Londoner, Todd was
granted a scholarship for classical actor's
study at the Old Vic Theatre School in
Bristol. Training completed, he was one
of that year's two students "creamed off'
and invited to join the Old Vic Company,
which is on a par with the Royal
Shakespeare Company.
"I rather fancied myself a fine ac- ji
tor," Todd recalls. The reality of that
year with the Old Vic was hard, behind- Todd
the-scenes work that taught him all the
ins and outs of the theater business.
"I was the dog's body of the theater," he says.
After the Old Vic, Todd spent the next 10 years
acting with professional repertory companies all over
Britain, moved on to the stages of London's West
End (the equivalent of Broadway) and acted on Brit-
ish television.
He also married an American girl, Lynne, who
was getting hands-on theater experience for a Tufts


Poets celebrate Halloween
Local poets will celebrate Halloween with a light-
hearted "Requiem for Dead Poets" at 7 p.m. Thursday,
Oct. 19, at the Artists Guild Gallery, 5414 Marina
Drive, Island Shopping Center, Holmes Beach.
Everyone is welcome. Just bring a poem from the
past to read and please wear black. For information,
778-7216.

Orchestra/chorus practice
begins Saturday
The Anna Maria Island Community Orchestra and
Chorus will begin rehearsal for the 1995-96 season
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University thesis.
"What she really did," says Todd, is she got
her hands on me."
The Todds found this Island at the end of the
1970s. Not long after, while working
professionally for the mostly touring
Florida Studio Theater company, Todd
became associated with the Island Play-
ers.
That was 15 years ago, and for the
past 10 years his involvement has in-
S, cluded directing as well as acting. Wife
'- f Lynne is a past Players president and
-' current board member.
As the Players open their 47th sea-
son, Todd is one of the grateful profes-
sional mainstays.
"I'm very happy with my little niche in this
community theater," he says warmly.
Waving his arm toward the stage, where a cast
of 10 gets ready for opening night, and then around
the theater, Todd nods and smiles.
"I love working with this outfit. The level of
dedication and commitment of these people is enor-
mous."


Lutheran Church, 6608 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.
The first concert of the season will include the Christ-
mas portion of Handel's "Messiah" on Sunday, Dec. 17.
Remaining concerts will be Jan. 21, March 3 and April 28.
Singers interested in participating may call Karen
Sanson, 778-8711. No auditions are required.

Island Players hold
auditions Sunday
The Island Players will hold open auditions for the
Tom Dudzick family comedy, "Greetings," at 7:30
p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15, at the Players Theater, 10009

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The Island Players open the season Oct. 13 with nine
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The cast includes, from left Krystal Kafka, William
"Marty" Martin and Gail Cantero. For ticket informa-
tion, call 778-5755. Islander Photo: Cynthia Finn.

Gulf Drive, Anna Maria.
Phyllis Elfenbein will direct the Players' second
production of the 1995-96 season which will run from
Dec.1-10. The cast consists of a young man, his
younger retarded brother, his Jewish fiancee, a sweet
Catholic mother and a grouchy Catholic father.
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You are what you eat
More to the point, sometimes you are where you
eat.
If you ate at McDonald's last week, I'd guess
you had young kids. Burger King? Teenagers.
Thankfully the fast-food drive-thru chain restaurants
haven't made it to the beach.
Of course, we know of one Islander who treks in
town to McDonald's for happy meals for her three
dogs. "They really like the toys," she says.
Dining out is a major pastime for Islanders. We
live that lifestyle a combination of work/denial
and the leisurely pursuit of pseudo vacation and
for sport we dine out.
It can catch up with you if you're not careful.
You just can't be too cautious about what you
eat. There are hidden pitfalls along the delicious trail
of culinary satisfaction. You'd never suspect the
edible evils that can hop out of snacks to clog arter-
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that by passing up the glazed, frosted variety for a
plain cake doughnut, you'll come out ahead in fat
grams. Wrong.
You still end up with about as much artery-clog-
ging fat as a Big Mac according to the Center for
Science in the Public Interest.
How about that popcorn at the theater? If it's
popped in coconut oil it has almost three days' worth
of fat. Add "butter" and you boost the cholesterol-
raising fat to four days' worth or the equivalent
of eight Big Macs.
Not to give McDonald's a totally bad rap, we
can recommend their McGrilled Chicken sandwich
with only 12 grams of fat compared to 29 grams in
Burger King's BK Chicken Broiler.
How do you choose a good bread? The best, ac-
cording to the CSPI, have whole wheat or whole
grain flour as their first ingredient, no more than four
grams of fat or 300 milligrams of sodium in two
slices.
Bagels are a great source of nutrition with no fat
or sugar and cheaper than all those fancy, healthy,
tasteless, expensive energy bars.
Where can you get a good bagel on Anna Maria,
you ask. Cindy Thompson will be opening Paradise
Bagels in the Anna Maria Center Shops, right next
door to Shells restaurant, very soon and she prom-
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sensitive to dining for toddlers with the experience
she's gained with nine-month-old Alec.
Cindy and husband Doug, former manager of
Shells, have the restaurant moxie that will surely
lead to success. They're planning specialty breakfast
bagels on the order of "egg-a-muffins," lunch bagel
sandwiches, cappuccino, espresso and a variety of
interesting teas not to mention what they promise
to be some of the best coffee around.
Weekends, we're told Doug will be cooking up
some very special breakfast offerings.
Watch for the balloons at their store to signal
their opening.
Meanwhile, a little label reading will get you a
long way. And labels have improved greatly so
that you can easily make a comparison and an edu-
cated decision about what and how you eat.
Grocery shopping, meal planning and dining out
become more of a sport when you start "snooping"
out the nutrition value of what you eat.
If you're interested in more in-depth informa-
tion, the Center for Science in the Public Interest
publishes a Nutrition Action Newsletter. Call toll-
free, 1-800-237-4874, for more information. (They
say to have your MasterCard or Visa handy when
you call.)
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STIR-IT-UP, FROM PAGE 12
Counter calories with dancing
One of the best ways to burn calories after din-
ner must be dancing.
Remember how "the folks" used to get dressed
up on Saturday night and stick you with the
babysitter while they tripped off to the Elk's Club
for their night out?
At some of the Island's local clubs, you can
check up on the "wild life," where music is the bread
of life for the rock and rollers. Turtles Nightclub
recently reopened after a short summer vacation
with their regular schedule of reggae bands on
Wednesday, rock on weekend nights and the beach
bash on Sundays at 7 p.m.
Turtles owner Gina Gentiluomo announced party
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lead vocalist Pam Larkin the band decided to change
their heavy metal image with a new name. Larkin
says they mix bluesy tunes, with reggae, sappy love
songs, funk and heavier-edged stuff.
You can catch a sampling of Triptogo Green on
WYNF 107.9 radio on Sunday, Oct. 22, at 9 p.m.
John Prestia will keep things throbbing at the
Anchor Inn and across the way at the Dry Dock Inn,
the sounds of King Louie should charge up the quiet
nights of October.
You might want to catch the wild puns and musi-
cal fun of Jay Crawford this weekend at Key West
Willys or try out a group relatively new to Island en-
tertainment, K & the Rhythm Man, at D.Coy Ducks.
You can try out the jazzy keyboard sounds and
old favorites of Hank McDermott at D.Coys early
evenings on Thursday, Friday and Saturday every
week. He's very often joined by fellow jazz aficio-
nados on vocals and a variety of instruments.
If rock is not your cup of tea, you'll have to wait
until January for the big band dances to start up
again at the Anna Maria Island Community Center.

You're invited to a
Bicycle Rodeo
Sat., Oct. 14
9am to 1pm
At the Anna Maria
Elementary School
Presented by the Manatee County
Sheriff's Office and Anna Maria
Island Deputies with the Anna
; Maria Kiwanis Club. Co-ordinated
by Deputy Julius Dengler
and co-sponsored by
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Island police reports
Anna Maria City
Sept. 30, larceny, 200 block of Elm Avenue. The
complainant reported a person unknown removed an
antique iron birdcage from the yard.
Oct. 1, burglary to a vessel, 900 S. Bay Blvd.,
Galati's Marina. The complainant reported a person un-
known entered the boat and removed fishing equipment.

Bradenton Beach
Sept. 27, possession of marijuana, possession of
drug paraphernalia with residue, 100 Gulf Drive N.,
Circle K parking lot. The officer observed four subjects
exit the vehicle. The last subject poured a bottle of beer
on the ground and threw the bottle under the vehicle.
All four subjects entered the business, and the officer
approached the vehicle and observed a bag full of beer
and a water pipe on the passenger side floor.
The officer went into the business and asked the
subjects for their identification. Three subjects had-the
odor of alcohol on their breath and all four were under-
age, said the report.
The officer entered the vehicle and confiscated the
beer and the pipe. During questioning the subjects ad-
mitted they were going to the beach to smoke mari-
juana, and one subject said the marijuana was his. The
subject got the marijuana from a pocket in the vehicle
and gave it to the officer. The subjects were issued tick-
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Sept. 27, criminal mischief, Coquina Beach con-
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Holmes Beach
Sept 30, burglary to an automobile times eight,
4255 Gulf Drive, Island Village. Eight vehicles were
burglarized by a person unknown, who punched out the
door locks and removed radios from two vehicles.
Sept. 30, burglary to an automobile times two,
4200 Gulf Drive, Gulf Sands. Two vehicles were bur-
glarized by a person unknown who removed a cellular
phone valued at $300.
Sept. 30, aggravated battery, 3610 East Bay
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bance call. The victim reported the subject damaged the
men's room door and as he was attempting to fix it, the
subject pushed him into the door and began punching
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Sept. 29, found property, 5312 Marina Drive, Is-
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complainant found $60 on the counter, placed it in the
cash register and left the store without telling an em-
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about the money, the employee said none had been
found. The money was placed in evidence.
Oct. 3, Baker Act, 200 block of 56th Street. The
officer reported the subject had been drinking and said
he wanted to take a firearm, climb a palm tree and start
shooting people. The subject said he was having flash-
backs to Vietnam and not taking his medication for
mental problems. The officer placed him in custody


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Oct. 4, found property, 77th Street beach. The
complainant reported that a person unknown put a
camcorder in his vehicle. On Oct. 5, a complainant re-
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camcorder in the front seat of his vehicle. When he
returned from the beach, the camcorder was gone. He
said there was another rental vehicle of the same make,
model and color in the parking lot. The officer checked
the reports and located the previous day's found
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MIm PAGE 16 M OCTOBER 12, 1995 0 THE ISLANDER BYSTANDER

Some perspective on the mercury scare


By Bob Ardren
Outdoor Perspectives
We were so lucky again as Hurricane Opal slid on by
us, heading for a date in the Panhandle. Local damage was
slight except for some beaches, especially those of Lido
and Longboat Keys, where erosion was extensive.
Florida's beach guru, Lonnie Ryder, told a group
of citizens at Anna Maria City Hall last week that
"about half the sand eroded by the storm will probably
come back onto the beaches within the next month or
two." Ryder was in town to meet help the community
decide how to maintain our beaches.

Mercury in local fish?
Florida's Department of Health and Rehabilitative
Services has issued a health advisory on several species
of fish (trout, bluefish and mackerel) taken from Char-
lotte Harbor and Tampa Bay. That's both north and
south of us.
But I don't believe there's any reason to panic. At
least not yet. Fact is, the study is very preliminary, with
everybody admitting the samples were very small.
The state tested 66 sea trout from Tampa Bay and
they tested 0.41 parts per million for mercury. State
officials have decided that 0.5 ppm is the threshold for
not eating them more than once a week. It's recom-
mended women of child-bearing age and children not
eat them more than once a month. Fish containing more
than 1.5 ppm should never be eaten by anyone, accord-
ing to the HRS.
The five bluefish tested from Tampa Bay contained
1.13 ppm and the 62 mackerel tested at 0.64. The high-
est mercury level of all fish tested came from a group
of six bluefish taken in Charlotte Harbor. They tested
at 1.32 ppm.
Mercury studies haven't been done on finfish in
Sarasota Bay, but studies of the oysters and clams con-
ducted by Mote Marine Laboratory in 1992 for the
National Estuary Program concluded, "No station av-
erages of tissue concentrations exceeded Food and
Drug Administration action levels for mercury."
Mark Alderson, head of the Sarasota Bay Program,
says the study caught him by surprise and he promises
to look into it, "for sure". Mark says you probably
could hypothesize about finfish from the oyster and
claim study, but he's really a scientist at heart, so he
freely admits decisions based on that would probably
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Let's get down to the important points. "Mark," I
asked him, "do you eat and feed your family fish from
Sarasota Bay?" Turns out that he does, "but not blue-
fish and mackerel, because I don't really like them. I
do eat trout, snook and all the rest though. In season,
of course," he added.
Over at Mote Virginia Haley says they've asked
for a copy of the full report and are awaiting it. In the
meantime they hesitate to comment on the study.
One thing Haley does question, however, is at this
time nobody seems to know what the baseline for the
study is. In other words, since mercury naturally occurs
in nature, perhaps that mercury has always been present
in the three species studied. .
Obviously a lot of unanswered questions about this
remain, and you can be sure we'll pass along any an-
swers we can uncover.
One final bit of perspective. Since 1989 the State
of Florida has issued similar advisories on freshwater
fish taken from Florida's lakes and rivers.

Longboat acts like,
well, like Longboat
Bob Bleyer, president of the Bay Isles Master As-
sociation on Longboat Key, wants to ban boats from
the rim canal and all canals within the 650-acre Bay
Isle development. Bleyer told me over the weekend that
"non-member boats were making needless trips com-
ing in and out."
Seems most of those "needless trips" are people fish-
ing, and Bleyer doesn't like it He says the fishing boats

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Team Record Points
Strikers 4-0-1 13
Arsonals 3-1-1 10
Hustlers 1-3-1 4
Lightning 0-4-1 1


Division I (11-13 years old)
Team Record
Galati Marine 4-1-1
Mr. Bones 4-1-1
LaPensee Plumbing 1-3-1
Island Real Estate 0-4-1


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are leaving "gas and oil in their wake and eroding man-
grove roots. We're just trying to save what we've got."
Bleyer says he plans to post signs saying "private
property, no trespassing" at the entrance to all canals.
A quick call to Coast Guard/Cortez got me an in-
formal opinion that Bay Isles has no legal right to con-
trol traffic in the canals. Bleyer admits he hasn't even
talked with the Coast Guard about the matter.
Sarasota guide Jonnie Walker tells me "they tried
that stunt a few years back and the Longboat police
chief told them the signs were illegal then. He told them
to put covers over the signs, so they put plastic bags
over them of course, they all soon fell off."
Walker even got a bit hot about it, saying that if
they put the signs up again, he may sue Bay Isles for
trying to deprive him of his livelihood. Law suits just
seem to be a way of life on Longboat.
Actually, it sounds like just another case of
Longboat acting like Longboat again.

Stone crabs are a-comin'
Don't forget the opening of stone crab season Sun-
day. No word from crabbers yet on the crop this year,
but we'll need a decent cold front to really get the crit-
ters migrating into the shallow waters of our coast and
Bay.
Terry at Moore's Stone Crab Restaurant tells me
they have their traps in the water (law permits a 10-day
"soaking" of traps prior to season opening) and they
hope to have claws ready for eating come Sunday.
See you next week.

cer standings, Week Four
Division II (8-10 years old)
Team Record Points
Island Animal Clinic 3-0-1 10
Dowling Pack 3-1-0 9
Joe's Eats & Sweets 2-2-0 6
Ben Webb Landscaping 1-2-0 3
Island Pest Control 0-2-2 2
Uncle Dan's Place 0-2-1 1

Premier League make-up game from Oct. 4 will be
played on Friday, Oct. 13:
Arsonals versus Strikers at 6p.m.,
Hustlers versus Lightning at 6:35 p.m.



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Thu 10/12 1:36 2.4ft 8:41 0.1ft 4:04 1.6ft 7:38 1.4ft
Fri 10/13 2:12 2.3ft 9:29 0.2ft 4:59 1.6fft 8:14 1.4ft
Sat 10/14 2:54 2.3ft 10:22 0.3ft 6:06 1.5ft 9:00 1.4ft
Sun 10/15 3:51 2.1ft 11:28 0.4fft 7:22 1.5ft 10:19 1.4ft
Mon 10/16 5:01 2.0ft 8:22 1.6ft 12:34 0.5ft
Tue 10/17 6:27 1.9ft 12:11 1.4fft 9:03 1.7ft 1:41 0.5ft
Wed 10/187:53 1.9fft 1:42 1.2ft 9:38 1.8ft 2:34 0.6ft
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'Weather' was fisher's watchword this week


By Capt. Mike Heistand
Weather the word for every Island resident this
week fishers too but for those anglers more in-
terested in fishing that baling out their houses, snook
and redfish were the best bets. Once the seas calmed
offshore, grouper fishing continued to be great.
Bill at the Rod and Reel Pier said pier anglers
have found fishing to be super during the past week.
Snook are hitting in the morning, mostly between 7:30-
9 a.m., and one pier regular Sunday landed a 17-inch
flounder, a mess of redfish and mangrove snapper plus
five black drum.
Dave at the Anna Maria City Pier said fishers
there had a good week with snook mostly caught on
plugs or bally-hoo plus snapper and drum.
Lee at Miss Cortez Fishing Fleet said Hurricane
Opal kept the fleet inshore much of the week, but when
they were able to venture offshore the six-hour trip
averaged 80 head of grouper, lane snapper, porgies, bee
liners and grunts.
Capt. Zack on the Dee Jay II said Bill Bigern of
Cincinnati, Ohio, and his party limited out on reds up
to 25 inches long, snook to 30 inches, trout and yellow
tail jacks. Capt Zack also said that Dave Hinchman of
Cortez caught a 12 1/2 pound snook off the dock at
Annie's Bait & Tackle using live shrimp for bait.
Chris at Galati Yacht Basin said grouper at in 80
feet of water offshore, and also reports good catches of


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Sponsored by The Islander Bystander
Wed., 10/11 Troopers vs. Lightning 6 p.m.
Arsonals vs. Hustlers 6:35 p.m.
Mon., 10/16 Lightning vs. Hustlers 6 p.m.
Troopers vs. Arsonals 6:35 p.m.
First team listed is home team.

Division 1, 11 to 13 year olds
All games begin at 7:30 p.m.
Wed., 10/11 Galati Marine vs. LaPensee Plumbing
Thurs., 10/12 LaPensee Plumbing vs. Mr. Bones
Tues., 10/17 Island Real Estate vs. Galati Marine
First team listed is home team.

You're invited to a
Bicycle Rodeo
Sat., Oct. 14
9am to 1pm
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Presented by the Manatee County
Sheriffs Office and Anna Maria
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nice-sized mangrove snapper. A little farther offshore,
there are red and black grouper to be caught. With the
hurricane churning up the water, surface fishing action
is minimal, but backwater anglers should still be able
to bring in some of those big reds and trout.
Carl at Perico Island Bait & Tackle wade fishers
continue to bring in excellent catches of redfish, trout
and snook while fishing Palma Sola Bay. Boaters
working Terra Ceia Bay or Magill Bay are just tearing
up the snook, he added.
Capt. Phil Shields said weather hampered his off-
shore charters to one or two trips last week, but he was
still able to bring back some red and black grouper plus
some very nice-sized snapper.
Capt. Rick Gross has been doing well when he
can get out with reds, with one trip producing more
than 60 hook-ups.
On my boat Magic I found the weather played
havoc with my charters in both inshore and offshore
trips, although the two trips I did make produced
more than enough redfish and trout to keep my char-
ters happy.
Capt. Tom Chaya said he turned backwater cap-
tain this week with the high winds and seas in the Gulf,
but did very well indeed with redfish.
Bill at Island Discount Tackle said weather was
the word in fishing for him, but pier anglers are report-
ing good catches of mackerel and bay fishers are still


Division 2, 8 to 10 year olds
All games begin at 6 p.m.
Wed., 10/11 Joe's Eats & Sweets vs. Isl. Pest Control
Thurs., 10/12 Uncle Dan's vs. Island Animal Clinic
Tues., 10/17 Dowling Park vs. Uncle Dan's
First team listed is home team.

Division 3, 5 to 7 year olds
Thurs., 10/12, Holmes Beach Mini Storage vs. School
For Const. Play, 6 p.m.
B&M Heating & Cooling vs. Air & Energy, 7 p.m.
Tues., 10/17, Air & Energy vs. School For Const. Play
6 p.m.
Beach Barn vs. Longboat Observer 7 p.m.
First team listed is home team.



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Good luck and good fishing.

Beachhouse Golf Tourney
benefits children
Enter the Second Annual Charity Golf Classic
at Tara Country Club and you will be supporting
the children of Anna Maria Island.
Sponsored and organized by the Beachhouse
Restaurant in Bradenton Beach, the tournament
will be held on Monday, Oct. 18, at Tara County
Club with a noon check-in followed by a 1 p.m.
shotgun start.
The $75 per person entry fee includes greens fee
and cart, plus a golf shirt, towel and dinner and awards
banquet at the Beachhouse. A hole-in-one contest is
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Bradenton Auditorium hosts
doll, bear show
Anything Goes, Inc., of Anna Maria City, invites the
public to attend the Doll and Bear Show and Sale to be
held on Saturday, Oct. 14, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the
Bradenton Auditorium, 100 10th St. W., Bradenton.
Admission is $2.50 and children under 10 are free
For additional information, call Anything Goes at
778-4456.
Free small business seminar at
Island Branch Library
A free educational seminar for small business own-
ers will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 18, from 1 to 2:30
p.m. at the Island Branch Library in Holmes Beach..


ANNA MARIA ISLAND CLUB









Located in Anna Maria Island's finest complex. Of-
fering spectacular views, wide sandy walking
beach, heated pool and spa, secured elevator
lobby, covered parking. Old Florida architecture with
quality construction. Two prime units available: One
at $189,500 and another just reduced to $219,900.
Call Dave Moynihan, 778-7976 evenings.

Wagner Dealty Since 1939
2217 Gulf Drive Bradenton Beach FL 34217
778-2246







Whether you are looking for an island property
or a Manatee County waterfront home, contact
the waterfront specialists, the exceptional people
at Michael Saunders & Company.


WATERFRONT HOME OF DISTINCTION. Fully
remodeled and tastefully appointed. Spacious
split floor-plan, gracious entry, formal living/din-
Ing room, new AC. New dock and davits.
$174,900. Barry and Kimberly Charles 795-1273.








GREAT BEACH RETREAT Gorgeous bayviews.
Just 1/2 block to beach and bay. Archhect-de-
signed for duplex or single family. Tumkey fur-
nished, light and bright. $185,000. Don Lewis.
746-3200 or Phyllis Garfinkel 351-5473.


GULF-FRONT CONDOMINIUM on Anna Maria Is-
land. Listen to the surf, see beautiful sunsets from
this special 2BR/2B unit. 2 pools and shuffleboard.
For owner occupancy or investment potential.
$229,900. Anne Miller, 792-6475.


Residential Sales/Rental Division: Licensed Real Estate Broker
3224 East Bay Drive, Holmes Beach, FL 34217 (941) 778-6654
4400 Manatee Avenue W., Bradenton, FL 34209 (941)748-6300
6016 Manatee Avenue W., Bradenton, FL 34209 (941)792-2727


The topics to be discussed will include: how to take
more pre-tax dollars out of your business, recent tax
law changes, self-employed deductions, how to retain
key employees, executive bonus, buy-sell agreements,
securing retirement, year-end tax tips and more.
The speakers are Alan Lavoie, financial and insur-
ance consultant, and Paul Pavich, accountant.

Help paint stadium Sunday
The Anna Maria Island Community Center is look-
ing for volunteers to help paint its stadium starting at
9 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 15.


International Inc.
Licensed Real Estate Broker
FULLY REDECORATED Two bedroom elevated home with all
new appliances, lots of storage, fenced well manicured yard. close
to beach, and priced below market! $139,500. Eves 778-2546.
THE SCREENED LANAI will be your favorite spot to relax in this
very comfortable three bedroom home with modem kitchen,
spacious floor plan. Holmes Beach. $194,900.
ANNUAL RENTAL Only one efficiency unit left at $350
month, all utilities included.
941.778-1443 1.800-711-7072


WEDEBROCK REAL ESTATE CO.
Proudly Announces Lisa G. Varano
Property manager of their new Holmes Beach office

OPENING
October 16, 1995
3001 Gulf Drive Holmes Beach
As a life long resident of Anna
Maria Island with 11 years of
local property management
S -experience, Lisa provides
the best quality service. Just what
your valued property deserves.
Wedebrock Real Estate Co.
has been placing people with
properties and offering the same
Lisa G. Varano quality service for over 45 years.
Please stop in our new office to discuss
your rental and sales needs.


To help in the fresh-look effort, bring a paint brush
and bucket. For information, call 778-1908.

'Cracker' addresses Society
Gib Bergquist of Holmes Beach, better known in lit-
erary and historical circles as "the Cracker," will be the
guest speaker at the Anna Maria Island Historical Society
monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 16, at Anna
Maria City Hall.
Bergquist delights readers of The Islander By-
stander with his "Cracker's Crumbs" columns. He will
discuss Florida history. All are welcome.

BILL ALEXANDER
Broker Salesman
A lifelong local resident with
12 years of commercial and
residential experience in
REAL ESTATE
S-. WAGNER REALTY 19
\ /' 778-2246
I (800) 211-2323





Thanks For Celebrating
Nick's 39th & 40th
( 4aie On Key Royale

'019 Dundee Lane &
/6 09 Ambassador Lane->
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Al Nick's 41 st!
When buying or selling a home orncodo,
choose your real estate agent wisely. Nick
Patsios has 18 yrs of proven expe ilncd in
the real estate business. ( \

NICK PATSIOS
REALTOR
You Neighbor In Key Royale
Office (941) 778-2261 or

[ .. j(941) 778-4642 MLS


JUST LISTED!!
Spacious 4-5BR/3BA canalfront home with in-
door pool, an expansive lanai and 70' private
dock on deep water with easy access to Tampa
Bay. $334,000.
PRICED TO SELL! Affordable and adorable
island residence. 2BR/2BA turnkey furnished
home in Seaside Gardens near tennis courts
and boat ramp. $79,900.
SECLUDED MINI-ESTATE On Bimini Bay
with exceptional views of Tampa Bay has 4BR/
3BA, art studio and large open deck overlooking
canal. Private dock, fireplace, vaulted ceilings
and more! $449,000.
LOTS OF LOTS! Ready to build your dream
home on our beautiful island? Then give us a call
for an up to date list of several prime island lots
available, both on and off water. From $55,000.
DIRECT GULFFRONT Condominium in Gulf
Sands has an open porch overlooking the aqua
waters of the Gulf and an open walkway overlook-
ing the pool area. 2BR/2BA, covered parking,
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5324 Gulf Drive Holmes Beach
(941) 778-4900
Seahawks v Bills


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"Best kept secret
on the Island"
Home of the Two-Fisted
Burger ... *3.50
at the corner of North Shore
& Alamanda, Anna Maria
1/2 mile north of city pier
778-1885
Bears v Jaguars


WATERFRONT DINING
FULL MENU FULL BAR
Cribbage Tournament
Noon Every Sunday
I 49ers vCols
OPEN 7 DAYS 11 AMto 10PM
902 S. Bay Bivd, Anna Maria
Anna Maria Yacht Basin
778-3953


Seafood & Spirits
Wings
Raw Bar
Fun Food
Football Specials
Cowboys v Chargers
7423-D Manatee Ave. W.
(next to Albertsons)
798-3876


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Lions v Packers
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to feature your
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3228 East Bay Dr.
Holmes Beach
Jets v Panthers


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photos right
here!
Dolphins v Saints


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778-7975
Anna Maria Island
Same Shopping Center as
Shell's Restaurant
Personal Training
Tanning Massage Sauna
Weekly & Daily Rates
All New Equipment
* State of the art
Cardiovascular Equipment
* Full line of free weights
featuring Hoist Equipment
Patriots v Chiefs


Casual Waterfront Dining
steaks, fresh seafood
rotisserie duck & chicken
Entertainment &
Dancing Nightly
383-5565
6000 Block of Gulf of Mexico Dr.
595 Dream Island Rd.
Longboat Key
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STEPS TO THE BEACH!
BEACH COTTAGE just one house from the Gulf in
north Holmes Beach. 2BR/2BA unlimited potential.
Homes like this are seldom available. This property
is a must see. Just $225,000. Call Agnes Tooker eves
at 778-5287 or Ken Jackson eves at 778-6986.


Fran Maxon
LICENSED REAL ESTATE BROKER
SALES AND RENTALS
9701 Gulf Dive* P 0 Box 717 *Amnn Maria, FL34216
FAX# 778-7035
(941) 778-1450 or 778-2307


Open House 525 Loquat, Anna Maria
Sunday, October 15 1 to 4 pm
Beautiful 5BR/4BA canal home. Screened porch
overlooks pool area. Seawalled canal with dock
and davits. Great view of Tampa Bay. $465,000.
Call (941)778-5590



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More Island news than any other source The Islander
Bystander. It's the best news on Anna Maria Island.









KEY ROYALE...Corner lot, circle driveway, lush
landscaping, fruit trees, pool, canal w/boat dock.
Fireplace, large living room, 3BR/3BA, split bed-
room design. Excellent condition and a perfect in-
vestment. #63811. $445,000. Call Karin Stephan,
eves at 388-1267.
IMPERIAL HOUSE...Friendly Gulf to Bay commu-
nity. Heated pool, clubhouse, private fishing dock
and Gulf access. 2BR/1BA, turnkey furnished.
#63498. $79,900. Call Carol S. Heinze at 778-7246.
BAYFRONT ESTATE...5+ acres with multi-level
dwelling overlooking Terra Ceia Bay. 4BR/3BA
with gourmet kitchen, massive fireplace, large rec-
reation room and lower level with parking and stor-
age. A caged pool and privacy galore. #63464.


ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVER..
Key Royale's largest bayfront lot. Custom home with 3BR/
3.5BA and 40' greatroom. Formal living room, 2-way fireplace,
upgraded & updated features. Large 2 car garage. Heated
pool/spa. 50' boat dock w/electric lift, elec/wtr, elec hurricane
shutters and ...Reclinata palms to drool over! This 2,900+ sf
home is priced to sell at $589,000. #DY65759.
100x332 Gulffront lot, $500,000. Adjacent lot and/or
house also available.
T. Dolly Young
REALTOR/IMS Leading Edge Society
778-5427
UNIQUE BAYFRONT WITH BOAT DOCK...
iCompletely remodeled triplex
within walking distance of Gulf
and shopping. A great investment
opportunity #CH61611.
$349,000.

Carol S. Heinze
REALTORO/CRS
Premier Circle
778-7246
Certified Residential Specialist


ELEGANT ESTATE ON SARASOTA BAY..
Beautiful open floor plan. Cozy living room with fireplace.
Bayview from every room. Italian marble floors, white carpet
in the bedrooms and den. Elegant master bath, pool w/spa
and over 3,000 sf. Garage and storage. Million dollar neigh-
borhood. Video available. #KS66278. $895,000.
Karin Stephan
REALTORG PRESIDENT'S CIRCLE
Ich Spreche Deutsch
Office: 941-778-0766
Mobile: 941-350-5844 Fax: 941- 778-3035
Pru corporate sponsos of Mote Marin Lbrty.
Calus fr bocure.an discuntcupon.


Buy it! Find it! Sell it! The home of your dreams awaits in The
Islander Bystander. It's the best news on Anna Maria Island.

UNUSUAL BAYFRONT LOCATION


One of only 17 homes on South Bay Boule-
vard with a sandy bay beach. Lot has 75 ft.
of beachfront. House is 3BR/2BA.
By owner. 941 778-1239.



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NEW LISTING WIDE CANAL HOLMES BEACH
Exceptionally clean 2BR w/den/2BA home on much
desired wide canal. Updated kitchen and appliances,
split bedrooms, walk-in closet and raised Quarry
entry. Two car garage, heat pump, dock, fruit trees
and sprinkler system. Priced at $269,000. Call Carol
R. Williams 778-1718 after hours.


PERICO BAY CLUB A great view of two lakes from
this first floor 2BR/2BA condo. Guard gate, pool, ten-
nis, minutes from the beach. $89,900. Call Zee
Catanese 794-8991 after hours.


LUSH & TROPICAL Close to beach, what a rare
opportunity to own a two bedroom home plus a
one bedroom, one bath income producing apart-
ment within walking distance to prime beach.
Owner financing, impeccable condition and qual-
ity construction makes this property desirable.
Priced at $350,000. For extras & details, call
Marion Ragni 778-1504 after hours.
CLEARED AND READY TO BUILD your Island
Dream House or Investment Property- zoned du-
plex proper elevation would give Bay and
Gulfviews. Hurry one of the few remaining build-
ing lots available lot financing information avail-
able. $54,900. Call Marion Ragni 778-1504.
5 LOTS IN A GREAT HOLMES BEACH location
to be sold as one parcel. Excellent investment op-
portunity. One block to beach access. $350,000.
Call John Poag 778-5877 eves.


SREALTORS
5910 Marina Dr. Holmes Beach, FL 34217
Call (941) 778-0777 or Rentals 778-0770
1-S-741-3772 OPEN SEVEN DAYS A WEEK MALS






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FUTON with black cushion $250, pine table with four
chairs $100, blond & glass wood coffee table $50. Call
778-6114.
SEARS COLDSPOT 18 cu. ft. refrigerator in good con-
dition. Harvest Gold, $100. Pick-up, one day only Sat.,
Oct 21. Call (615) 484-4433 or 778-3134.
FOR SALE Four piece antique white bedroom set with
queen-sized bed including springs & mattress, $100.
Also 22ft refrigerator w/ice make, $100. To see call
Betty Cole 779-1213.
ALMOST NEW living room. Sofa, loveseat, coffee &
end tables and lamps, $900. Pale Florida colors. Also
two craftmatic beds, $500. 778-8351 or 778-7808.
REFRIGERATOR GE almond, 2 door w/freezer,
icemaker, excellent condition, $200. Dining room table
w/4 high back chairs, $100. 2 swivel rockers, like new,
$100 both. Moving sale. 778-0015.
WASHER/DRYER Both work well, $75 each or $130 for
both. Also upright freezer, $100. Anna Maria 778-7423.
FOR SALE 1 table lamp, $30. 1 electric grill char-broil
w/side shelves and cover, very good condition $45.
778-4917.
LIVING ROOM SIX-PIECE people lounger couch,
loveseat, recliner, glass top coffee table and 2 end
table. 778-1937.
IN-LINE SKATES, Roller Derby BX5000. Men's size 7.
Over $230 new. Almost new wheels. Very fast. Asking
$120. 778-7978.


ESTATE SALE All must go! Antique twin beds w/head-
boards, dressers w/mirrors, artwork, dining table w/
chairs, dinette, couch, end tables, coffee table, stereo,
pillows, microwave, rugs, linens, comforters, kitchen
items, etc. 8 am to 3 pm. Sat., Oct. 14 & Sun., Oct. 15.


WOULD YOUNG LADY who called The Island Florist
Friday Sept. 29 please call or come in. We found your
missing valuables. 778-4751.
LOST DALMATIAN Answers to "Chloie." Kids upset.
Please call 778-4053 or 778-9138.
FOUND: Prescription sunglasses on beach in front of
Resort 66/Beach Bistro. Claim at Islander Bystander,
5408 Marina Dr., Holmes Beach.


LOW IMPACT AEROBICS Motivational theme classes;
50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, Top 40, Salsa & circuit training.
Classes are Mon. & Wed. 6:30 to 7:30 pm at The Sil-
ver Community Center, 23rd St. and Gulf Dr.,
Bradenton Beach. MUSCLE TONING Upper & lower
body toning using dynabands, dumb bells (1 3 Ibs for
women & 3 5 Ibs for men) and body's own resistance.
Classes are Tues. & Thur. 6:30 to 7:45 pm at The Sil-
ver Community Center, 23rd St. and Gulf Dr.,
Bradenton Beach. For info call Geri 779-2129.


$500 REWARD for information leading to the arrest of
those responsible for burglary and vandalism of cars in
Holmes Beach Sat., Sept 30th. Contact Holmes Beach
Police Dept. 778-0791.
DONATIONS NEEDED for legal fund of Save Anna
Maria, Inc. $20,000 eamed so far has been used to get
the bridge hearing assigned. Help pay for the attorney, ex-
perts and exhibits needed at the anti-mega bridge hear-
ing scheduled for Nov. 27. Thousands needed. Send your
tax deductible donation to: Save Anna Maria, Inc., P.O.
Box 906, Anna Maria, FL 34216. Info: 778-5405.
NUTS ABOUT THE ISLAND PLAYERS PECAN SALE!
Mammoth Pecan Halves 6.50 Ib, cello bags. Anna
Maria Homecoming, Sat., Oct. 21st, 11 am to 4 pm at
Island Players, Gulf Dr. & Pine Ave. 778-6956.
REGISTER TO VOTE: Pick up forms for simplified mail-
in registration at The Islander Bystander office, 5408
Marina Drive, Island Shopping Center (between D.Coy
Ducks and Chez Andre restaurants), Holmes Beach.


BEN & IRENE'S Dog sitting service. At our home with
constant supervision. No cages/kennels. House calls
(Island only). Cats included. 778-1012.
NEED HOME FOR our golden retriever to visit while we
are away. She is housebroken, friendly and loves com-
pany. 778-1493.
FREE KITTENS to good home. 778-8209.


WANTED: ONE CAR garage for vehicle storage. Nov.,
Dec., Jan., Feb. and Mar. 778-2443.
1985 JAGUAR excellent condition, new headliner, tires,
brake pads, silver. A must see car. $7,000. 778-1990.
FIND GREAT DEALS on wheels ... and everything
else. Sell unwanted items fast in The Islander By-
stander. C778-7978.


CHARTER FISHING with Capt. Mike Heistand aboard
Magic. Half & full day. Reservations please. Call 778-
1990.
NORTH END Anna Maria deep water protected boat
slip. Easy access to Bay & Gulf. 794-8877.
WANTED: SPORTS BOAT 18 21 ft. Inboard. Prefer-
ably with through-hull exhaust, cuddy cabin and trailer.
Immediate cash payment for your bargain! 778-9480.
BOAT SLIP for rent in Holmes Beach. 778-7039.


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FUN TRAVEL MONEY Local Uniglobe travel agency
seeks enthusiastic, creative outside salespeople. Lei-
sure/Groups/Corporate. No experience required, we
train. Call Jack for appointment. 778-0715.
HOUSEKEEPER/LAUNDRESS needed for beach front
motel. Part-time, some weekends. Apply Mon-Fri
10am-2pm. Sand and Sea Motel, 2412 Gulf Drive,
Bradenton Beach. 778-2231.
CLEANING and light yard work 20 hours per week- in-
cludes weekends and holidays Haley's Motel 778-5405.
SALES CLERK for Albritton Fruit Co., located at 4016
Gulf of Mexico Dr., Longboat Key. Lifting required,
some Saturday's, $5.00 hr. Apply in person between
9:30 am 3 pm, Mon Fri.

HOUSEKEEPER WANTED Full-time/Part-time, Satur-
days,a must. Apply in person. Four Winds Resort, 2605
Gulf of Mexico Dr., Longboat Key.

ANNA MARIA ISLAND COMMUNITY CENTER Drug
Free Workplace seeks: Enthusiastic, creative and re-
sponsible persons to inspire and teach youth. Join our
team today. $5.75 $6.75 advancement possible. Two
positions available. 778-1908.

DOLPHIN PRESCHOOL Part-time teacher/teachers
aides. Full training given. 778-2967.

HOUSEKEEPER Small Longboat Key resort. Flexible
hours, good pay. 383-2105.
MARINE/AUTO polishing and protection. In addition to
restoring the luster of your investment, the finish pro-
tects from deterioration, fading, oxidation, cracking,
peeling corrosion, or pitting due to the effects of
weather and pollution, including salt damage. Gel coat,
6 months to 1 year warranty. Autos, 1-year warranty.
New auto, 5-year warranty. Contact Alex Francis of
Color Finishes 778-0420.
Calling ALL VOLUNTEERS! The Anna Maria Island
Historical Museum, 402 Pine Ave., Anna Maria, needs
you! Call Dorothy Stevenhagen, 795-0148.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for Tingley Memorial Library.
Three- and six-hour shifts. 778-6247.


NEED HELP?
"Call with confidence" Manatee Home Companions.
We offer experience/dependability, and quality care.
We help in assisting people to stay in the comfort of
their own home. Companions, sitters, live-ins, dementia
caregivers, housekeepers, reasonable rates. Call 941-
750-6649.


WAGNER 2EALTYince 1939

I ^ N o one kows -Ann Ilndette tan w& d0o.
I 2217 Gulf Drive North Bradenton Beach, FL 34217
0 r Phone (941) 778-2246 Fax (941) 778-4978
P__ L_ Call Toll free in the U.S. 1-800-211-2323

RARE FLORIDA HOME Spacious 3BR/
2BA home on 100x1l00 canalfront lot with
view of Intracoastal. 30x48 covered and
screened patio and pool for easy entertain-
ment. Great family home. Offered at
$235,000. Call Ed or Dave.

ISLAND CONDOS
ANNA MARIA ISLAND CLUB... 2/2..........GULFFRONT....... CALL DAVE.... $189,500
ANNA MARIA ISLAND CLUB ...2/2..........GULFFRONT.......CALL DAVE.... $235,000
GULF CABINS....................... 2/2...........GULFFRONT........... CALLED.... $179,900
OCEAN PARK TERRACE .......... 2/2 .......... SIDEVIEW........... CALL ED.... $169,000
OCEAN PARK TERRACE.......... 2/2. ROOFTOP PATIO........... CALLED.... $219,000
ISLAND BEACH CLUB ............. 1 .......... GULFFRONT....... CALL DAVE.... $124,500
ISLAND BEACH CLUB .............21 ......2/1 .... GULFFRONT....... CALL DAVE.... $129,900
ISLAND VILLAGE ....................2/2........... SPACIOUS....... CALL DAVE.... $119,500
BRIDGEPORT ..........................2/2 ............ GULFVIEW ....... CALL DAVE ...... $89,900
LONGBOAT PASS.................... 1/1 ...... WATERFRONT....... CALL DAVE...... $84,500
RUNAWAY BAY ....................... 2/2 ...... LAGOON VIEW........... CALL ED...... $78,900
BEACH PLAZA ......................... 21 ............ GULFVIEW ....... CALL DAVE ...... $73,500
ISLAND APARTMENT/DUPLEX
2400 AVENUE C ................................. FOURPLEX .......... CALL DAVE.... $299,500
2305-07 GULF DRIVE............................... 5 UNITS .......... CALL DAVE.... $359,000
2415 AVENUE C ...........................12/2 EACH SIDE ............. CALLED.... $124,900
LOTS
230 SO. HARBOR ........... CANALFRONT-BAYVIEWS .......... CALL DAVE.... $147,500
4507 & 4510 125TH ST ..................... BAYFRONT ... CALL SUZANNE .... $549,000


Dave Moynihan.... 778-7976 Ed Oliveira..... 778-1751 Suzanne Georgia .... 755-1576
Bill Alexander ...... 778-0609 Jackie Jerome 792-3226


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Commercial Residential Free Estimates
Sandy' Lawn Mowing* Trimming* Edging
y^ ^LaWn\ Hauling By the cut or by the month.
I Services .13 YEARS EXPERIENCE INSURED
77.1345 GUARANTEED LOWEST PRICES
78434AND SATISFACTION

Darrin Wash CARPENTRY
"A DOOR EXPERT"
Serving the Island communities for
7 years with Island references.
DRY WALL, TEXTURE
& POPCORN REPAIR 778-1353


ISLAND LUMBER
ANHARDWARE
213 54th St., Holmes Beach 778-3082
OPEN: MONDAY thru FRIDAY 7:30 to 5* SATURDAY 8 to 12



State Registered Contractor State Reg. RC0043740
RESIDENTIAL ROOFING CONTRACTOR
ALL NEW WORK GUARANTEED
LICENSED INSURED
COMPLETED OPERATIONS INCLUDED
FIBERGLASS SHINGLES
MILDEW RESISTANT MATERIALS
SINGLE PLY ROOFING SYSTEMS
Free Estimates 748-3558



REMODELING

ADDITIONS
XACT RENOVATIONS
KITCHENS BATHS
DECKS & MORE
CARPENTRY CALL KIT WELSCH

ERVICES 778-5230
LIC #RR0053399

Deffenbaugh Painting by Elaine
LOCKS & SECURITY
LOCKED OUT? Deffenbaugh
HOME AUTO "Professional Excellence"
RESIDENTIAL COMMERCIAL INTERIOR
ALL TYPES OF LOCKS & EXTERIOR
Installed Rekeyed Repaired RESIDENTIAL
Bonded Licensed Insured &
Serving Anna Maria, Longboat U COMMERCIAL
Key, Cortez, West Bradenton
-EMERGENCY SERVICE- We repair popcorn ceilings.
RADIO DISPATCHED Serving the Islands Since 1969.
SPECIALTY KEYS Licensed and Insured
LUGGAGE REPAIRS
By Appointment 778-5594 778-5594 778-3468


Protect your car from

the scorching sun!








We clean and wax everything for one low price.
Everything is included for $85 on a normal
size car. Top to bottom, ashtray to engine Hand
wash, buff, seal and polish, vacuum, Armorall,
dress rims and tires, shampoo interior, satin-
black under-carriage. Even the engine is cleaned
and silicone protected. Our complete mobile
service means no one has to drive your car. We
come to you. By appointment,
at your convenience, home or office.
Mobile service number. 320-0110.


IvLAN DER CAS FED
HOE HATHCR-Cntned SEVCE oniue


AFFORDABLE PRIVATE DUTY home health care. 10
years experience with local references. State of Florida/
Department of HRS certified. 798-3393.
REGISTERED NURSE would like employment as com-
panion for personal care, cooking, etc. Excellent local
references. $9.50 hr. days. 795-8397.
COMPANION CARE CALLS Family caring for your
loved ones. Cooking, light housekeeping, errands, etc.
Melinda 739-2340. Reasonable rates.



JEWELRY REPAIRS custom designs. We can turn your
old gold into beautiful new jewelry. Golden Isle Jewel-
ers 401A Pine Ave., Anna Maria. 778-4605.

LET US DRIVE YOU! Shopping, medical app., airports,
cruise ports or prescription delivery. Flat rates. Sunshine
Cab. Serving the Islands. 778-5476 or 705-1302.
"SPARKLING CLEAN SERVICES" Residential and
commercial cleaning. Spruce up your property for the
season. Homes, condos, rentals. Licensed, estimates.
Beverly, 778-1945.
MAN WITH SHOVEL... Planting, mulching, trimming,
clean-up, shell, odd jobs. Hard-working and responsible.
Excellent references. Call Edward 778-3222.

DESIGN 2000 FOR HAIR. Offering excellence in hair
design and color expertise. We invite you to experience
the finest in personal service. North end of LBK at 6400
Gulf of Mexico Dr. 387-9807, evenings by appointment.


DOLPHIN PRESCHOOL Limited spaces available for
our 2, 3 or 5 day program. Small classes guaranteed.
778-2967.

"TUTOR" Need a tutor for "English Grammar?" Satur-
days and evenings are available on Anna Maria Island.
Call Sharon at 778-0064 or 778-6329.
THE PERFECTIONIST Will clean offices, rentals, and
homes the way they should be cleaned. Interior paint-
ing also. Call Sharon at 778-0064 or 778-6329.
LANDSCAPING Lawn work, light hauling. Tree work,
no tree too big or small. Odd jobs of any kind. Call 778-
3089 anytime.
MUSIC LESSONS in your home. Guitar, piano, bass,
keyboard or sax. Chicago transplant. New to area. $50
monthly. 778-6073.
SCREENED TOPSOIL Small and large deliveries, bulk
discounts. E.g.: 5 yards delivered $75. Mike 356-1404
or 355-8575.
COMPUTER CREATIONS Resumes, brochures, pre-
sentations, flyers, invitations, business cards, laminates,
fax, Internet, E Mail, other custom computer services
available. 778-9271 anytime.


CARPET DIRTY? Rent a Rug Doctor. $12 for 4 hours.
Crowder Bros. Hardware. Holmes Beach: 778-0999.
Bradenton: 748-8551.
DRY CLEAN YOUR CARPET! Many Island references.
Call Fat Cat Carpet Cleaning, 778-2882.
CODY'S CARPET & upholstery cleaning. Dry foam
shampoo & steam cleaned. LR/DR $34.95. Free de-
odorizing. 794-1278.


VAN-GO PAINTING Residential/Commercial, Interior/
Exterior, Pressure Cleaning, Wallpaper, Island resident
references. Dan or Bill 778-5455.
JOE UNGVARSKY CONSTRUCTION. Remodeling
specialist. State licensed and insured. Many Island ref-
erences. 778-2993. Lic# CRC 035261.

MONTGOMERY'S CERAMIC TILE Professional instal-
lation and repair. Fully insured. Manatee Co. resident 25
yrs. Call for free estimate. Ken 792-1084.

FAUCET PLUMBING Remodel, service, water heater,
sewer cleaning. 24-hour service. Serving the Island 17
years. 778-0181. Lic. #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 Furniture repair. Danish crafts-
man. Free estimates, pick-up & delivery. 121 Bridge St.,
Bradenton Beach. 778-4335.
PRESSURE WASHERS for rent starting at $40.
Crowder Bros. Hardware, Holmes Beach 778-0999.
Bradenton 748-8551.
INDUSTRIOUS, highly-skilled, meticulous, sober
prompt, finish carpentry, counter tops, ceramic & vinyl
tile, fine finish painting, wall coverings, repairs. Paul
Beauregard 387-8066.

THE ISLANDS HOME Maintenance Co. All phase of
home repairs, carpentry to painting. 20+ yrs experience.
Insured, island resident, references avail. Jim 779-2129.

SEAWALL MAINTENANCE, joint sealing, erosion con-
trol, commercial diving, boatlift dock/davit repair, UV
dock sealing. Licensed/insured. Local references. Call
Cliff 779-2522.


ANNUAL, SEASONAL and summer rentals available
from $300/week. Island Real Estate, 778-6066.
BEACH RENTALS Daily, weekly, and monthly rentals
available on the beach. Call Debbie Thrasher 941-778-
2055 at Prudential Florida Realty, 5340-1 Gulf Dr.
Holmes Beach, FL 34217.

GULFFRONT 1BR/1BA vacation condo. Screened
lanai, sundeck, private beach, nicely furnished. Avail-
able weekly/monthly Aug. 1 to Dec. 30 starting at $425.
weekly. 778-2832.

SUMMER, ANNUAL AND SEASONAL rentals. Call the
rental specialist; Wagner Realty 778-2246.
ISLAND SEASONAL/ANNUAL rentals. T. Dolly Young,
The Prudential Florida Realty, 778-0766.
EFFICIENCIES from $140/wk for one person, from
$175/wk for two. Excellent off-season vacation and tem-
porary re-location rates until 12/15/95. Haley's Motel,
8102 Gulf, Holmes Beach. 778-5405.
ANNUAL MODERN HB duplex, 2BR/2BA, appliances,
large storage, 1 block to beach. No dogs. $750/mo plus
$1,000 security. 778-9689.
LOVELY ANNA MARIA Gulf front apt. 2 bedroom,
porch, cable, micro, no pets, not annual. 778-3143.
1 BR APARTMENT across the street from beach. $550/
mo plus electric. Pirate Pete's 2219 Gulf Dr., Bradenton
Beach. 778-5035.

WANTED For My Parents Perico Bay Club 2/2 for Feb-
ruary and March. $1,600. Kathy 1-800-290-4335.

SPACIOUS 3BR/2BA condo. Pool, tennis court, short
block to beach. Available monthly Nov. thru January.
Choice location. 778-3036.
DUPLEX FOR RENT on bay, 1 blk to Gulf, 2BR/1.5BA.
Beautifully furnished, lots of extras. $700/mo, year
lease. No smokers/pets. 778-3320.
ANNUAL Directly across from Gulf beach. 2BR/1BA
apt. Stove, refrig, water and garbage pick-up included.
Small pet OK. Bradenton Beach. $500/mo. 778-9154,
leave message.
2BR/1BA HOME across from beach, furnished com-
pletely, water, cable, garbage pick-up included. $600/
mo. available Sept., Oct. & Nov. No pets. Security. Call
collect 219-772-3904 evenings after 7:00, 778-9154.
HOLMES BEACH CONDO Sunbow Bay. 2BR/2BA fur-
nished, skylights, 2 pools, tennis, close to beach.
Monthly Oct. to Feb. 1996. 792-1554.
FOR RENT 2BR/2BA townhouse. Unfurnished. Seaside
Gardens. Annual. Available Dec. 1. $650 mo. Pay own
utilities. Call Betty Cole 779-1213 to see.
Buy it, find it, sell it fast in the best newspaper on AMI.






THE ISLANDER BYSTANDER M OCTOBER 12, 1995 0 PAGE 23 Ij


2BR/2BA W/GARAGE Duplex, quiet area. No pets.
$625 annual. 723-2676.
ANNA MARIA Completely furnished duplex apts. 2BR/
2BA. 4 month min. 218 Palmetto. $1100 mo. Call
Tampa 813-949-6891.
ANNUAL Unfurnished spacious 2BR/2BA. All appli-
ances, central AC, garage, deck, quiet area, steps to
beach. $750 mo. 6902 Holmes Blvd.
SEASON'S BEST BUY! Book while you can. Charming
1BR/1BA apartment with pool, steps to beach. $1,600/
mo or less before Jan. 1 Gulf Bay Realty 778-7244.
WE NEED RENTAL LISTINGS! Help -Anna Maria has
been discovered. If you want A-1 quality service & de-
pendability. Please call us for your property manage-
ment. Gulf Bay Realty 778-7244.
WANTED YEARLY RENTAL I am seeking nice, quiet 1-
2BR in exchange (or partial) for my part-time profes-
sional services. I am a reliable, single, professional
woman with excellent managerial, executive secretarial
and computer skills. Would consider offering my help-
ing hands for errands, travel/transport, in-home assis-
tance, etc. for elderly or informed person/couple. Refer-
ences available. All inquiries confidential. 941-778-7720
weekdays or write to: JMD, P.O. Box 1607, Bradenton,
FL 34206.
100% RENT TO OWN! Upscale 3BR/2BA, no stairs,
deeded private beach. Great winter neighbors. Fire-
place, wet bar, carport, garage, nice landscaping, sea-
sonal $800 $2300 mo. 110 81st, Holmes Beach. 813-
254-4949.
ANNA MARIA 513 Bayveiw. 3BR/2BA canalfront. An-
nual lease. $1600 plus electric. Turnkey furnished plus
other amenities. 778-5793.
CANALFRONT 2BR/1BA duplex. Turnkey. Available
Nov. 1st until April. To see or for rates call 778-5793.
HOLMES BEACH 1BR turnkey furnished. 100 yds. to
Gulf. No pets. 778-5246.
ANNA MARIA 2 apts., $950 mo. Furnished waterfront,
private courtyard, heated pool & spa, all utilities but
electric and phone. View of Sunshine Skyway, Island's
good swimming & fishing. 201 S. Bay Blvd. 778-3111
or 778-9188.
WANTED DUPLEX Investment property. Preferably
stilted or would consider houses requiring remodeling.
Immediate cash payment by overseas buyer. 778-9480
anytime.
ANNUAL 2BR/2BA, appliances, covered parking, stor-
age, close to beach, W/D hookups, no pets. $750 mo.
778-1952.
HOLMES BEACH Furnished rental for 2. Seasonal or
otherwise. $800 mo., terms negotiable. 778-5832.
ANNUAL GULFVIEW 1,000 sq. ft. 1BR/1BA, directly
across from beach, sundeck. Also, north end, adorable,
country cottage. Both furnished or unfurnished or fur-
nished. 1st & security. 778-2126.
WANTED House, spacious layout for relocated execu-
tive family. Holmes Beach or Anna Maria. 778-4501.
SUNBOW BAY Yearly unfurnished. 2BR/2BA apart-
ment w/lovely views. Pool, tennis, elevator, covered
parking. Non-smokers. $775 mo. Call Dave Moynihan,
Realtor. 778-2246 or 778-7976.


WESTBAY POINT & MOORINGS Featuring 2 & 3BR
units with tennis, pools and boat dock. Call Dick Maher
for additional information. From $131,900. Neal & Neal
Realtors 778-2261.
GULFFRONT. Almost 1 acre on white sand beach of
Anna Maria. Possible split: Home+ lot; vacant lot: and
2/3 acre w/house 100' beach front. Call T. Dolly
Young after hours. 778-5427. Prudential Florida Re-
alty 778-0766.

FOR SALE BY OWNER
3 duplexes all in Holmes Beach. 208 54 St., 1BR/
1BA each unit, close to shopping center $119,000. *
404 71St., 2BR/1BA each unit, large front unit -
$159,000. 203 76 St, 2BR/2BA & 1BR/1BA, close to
Gulf $169,000. Call for appointment, 778-3757.

KEY ROYALE on deep water canal, 3BR/2BA, lanai, 2-
car garage. 614 Emerald Lane. 778-0017. Open
Sunday 2-4.
GREAT GULF VIEW Watch the sunset from 12x30
porch. 3BR/2BA home in Anna Maria, cathedral ceil-
ings, great room, ceiling fans, wall-to-wall carpet
throughout, new 3 ton A/C, new roof, downstairs den
and office, enclosed 2-car garage. 108 Pine Avenue. By
owner, 813-949-0104 or 813-229-2850.
FOR SALE BY OWNER Canal lot, 129 Hammock Rd.
with dock. Excellent location. Asking $140,000. Call
NH, 1-603-635-2033.
UNUSUAL BAYFRONT LOCATION One of only 17
homes on S. Bay Blvd. with a sandy Bay beach. Lot has
75 feet of beachfront. House is 3BR/2BA. By owner.
941/778-1239.
ONE OF A KIND on Anna Maria Island. Large lovely
home with extrodinary landscape. Gardenias, Birds of
Paradise, Ginger, Citrus, Oleanders, succulents... need
we say more? Oh yea, Bay view. $148,000. 749-1695.
REDUCED REDUCED REDUCED! Runaway Bay,
2BR/2BA furnished, 2nd floor unit now only $99,999.
Call Marilyn Trevethan, Island Real Estate, 778-6066.
3BR/2BA Completely remodeled and directly across
from the beautiful beach. Spacious, light, bright and
immaculate inside and out. Just $159,900. 778-1165.
HOLMES BEACH Canalfront 3BR/2BA, family room w/
fireplace, lanai, caged pool w/solar, dock & davits. 529
69th St. $235,000. 778-9378.
LEASE OPTION to buy. 3BR/2BA Key West style
home. Walk to Holmes Beach. Bright and spacious. 2
years new. 751-2050.
FOR SALE 5+ acres in Smokey Mts. of east Tennes-
see. Good roads. Several building sites. Beautiful
stream. 778-2349 after 6 pm.
EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY All real estate advertising
herein is subject to the Fair Housing Act, which makes it illegal
to advertise "any preference, limitation or discrimination based on
race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national
origin, or intention to make any such preference, limitation or dis-
crimination." Familial status includes children under age of 18 liv-
ing with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people
securing custody of children under 18.This newspaper will not
knowing accept any advertising for real estate which is in viola-
tion of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings
advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportu-
nity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll-free at 1-
800-669-9777, for the hearing impaired (TDD) 1-800-543-8294.


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Discounted Rates!
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BNN THREESOMES 2 5 3
BY NANCY NICHOLSON JOLINE / EDITED BY WILL SHORTZ 3 4


ACROSS
I Abraham's
Oscar role
8 Some
Oklahomans
15 Compel
compliance of
22 First name in the
ring
23 Where drinks
are not a treat
24 Trays
25 Random
threesome
27 Comedic
threesome
28 As originally
positioned
29 Polynesian
wreath
30 "- Darlin'"
(1959 song)
31 Realize
32 Telecom giant
33 Spanish things
35 Red, white and
blue team
37 Caps for chaps
39 Composer-
Carlo Menotti
40 Bad luck
threesome
45 Clint's "In the
Line of Fire"
co-star
46 Assist
47 60's fashion
48 Year in Trajan's
reign
49 El-
51 Justice chief
Fr


52 Dwarfed tree
54 Sports page
abbr.
56 Bizarre
60 Reconnaissance
groups
62 Shakespearean
threesome
67 Bad--,
Germany
68 Absolute worst
70 Verbally
71 Bass attachment
72 Weight
73 Med. printout
74 Chucks
76 Item in a chest
77 "Now it's clear!"
78 Yuletide
threesome
82 Literary
threesome
84 Galley features
85 Flooring
86 Kind of abrasive
89 G.R.F.'sVeep
90 Rose fancier
91 Grown-up elver
92 Home and Olin
93 Rabbit's tail
95 Spook group
98 Old TV
threesome
101 Kind of room
103 Attempts
104 60's-70's record
label
105 Street shaders
108 A Karamazov
brother
109 Jumper
113 Kind of bag
115 Dog command
116 Napa Valley
sight


117 "Sighted sub,
sank -"
120 Deli threesome
125 Barbra's "A Star
Is Born" co-star
126 Attacks
127 Hymn word
128 Dressy wear
129 Hems
130 German article
131 Energy unit
133 Born
135 Olympic
swimmer Rowdy
139 Religious
threesome
141 Digital
threesome
144 Equivocating
145 Radiant
146 Dreamer's
opposite
147 Struck out
148 Manana
149 Concurs

DOWN
I King of ancient
Egypt
2 Cosmetics name
3 Hightails
4 Dashboard item
5 Tina Brown, e.g.
6 Withdraw as a
judge
7 Bug
8 Teen trial
9 Range of
operation
10 Silvery-gray
11 Finger bone
12 Dugout
13 1929 Wallace
Thurman play
14 Jazz trombonist
15 Core


16 Actress
Richardson
17 Bomb
18 Ab -- (from
the top)
19 A Jackson
20 Canea resident
21 Early ascetic
26 Hall-of-Fame
Dodger manager
31 "Letting Go"
novelist
34 Maximally
36 Parties
38 Implied
39 More like TV's
Oscar
40 --diem
41 Construction
member
42 Washroom sign
43 Begley Sr. and
Jr.
44 Shuttle-service
plane
50 Poker need
52 Bloke
53 Aggregate
55 Board's partner
57 "- Dreams"
(1986 song)
58 Allude
59 Park, Colo.
61 Unpopular org.
in the 70's
63 Iowa college
64 Legislative
bodies
65 Grind
66 Sweet young
things of stage
69 Blanche
DuBois's sister
73 Performing
groups
75 See 130-Across
or 87-Down


76 Violinist
Jean--- Ponty
78 Shaving
products
79 National capital
whose name
means "military
post"
80 Heath plant
81 Yesterday, on
the Yonne
82 Beethoven's
"-- solemnis"
83 Soho "so long"
86 100 centimos


87 75-Down,
Spanish-style
88 Synthetic
92 Bit of
psychedelia
94 Holiday scene
95 Kind of center or
duty
96 Fatuous
97 Keats's "The Eve
of St.--"
99 Exploit
100 -- Linda. Calif.
102 Likesome real
estate parcels


106 Campus letter
107 Nut from a
Chinese tree
110 Gain
111 Kind of economy
112 Chant ending
114 Chess finale
117 Oblique
118 Hit it big
119 Book of prayers
121 Two-channel
122 Actress Ryder
123 Musicians'
transitions


124 Two-1 creatures
130 Issue
132 Defraud
134 Wired
136 Nurnberg
negative
137 Formerly.
formerly
138 J.F.K. sights
140 Pilot's heading
141 Report card
abbr.
142 1961 Heston rolc
143 New Deal agcy


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Associate
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Evelyn moved to Anna Maria Island in
1976 and has been in Real Estate
Sales since 1981.

She would be very happy to talk
to you about buying or selling
Real Estate.



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FULL SERVICE PROPERTY
MANAGEMENT
Open Six Days a Week


ANNUAL RENTALS

Perico Bay
Club
.. from $700 mo.
Now Booking
1996 Seasonal
Rentals From
$1300/mo.
Julie


Call (941) 778-6665 or
Toll Free 800-749-6665


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4000A Gulf of Mexic
608 North Point Dr.,
611 North Point Dr.,
308 Palm Ave.. Anne


ES ISLAND DUPLEX MAINLAND
;o Dr., LBK............ $425.00 1336 1 lth St., W ................. ................. $49.900
Holmes Beach .. $595,000
Holmes Beach... $589.900 LOTS ISLAND


a Maria ..... ....... $159.900


HOMES MAINLAND
6901 1 lth Ave., W ........................... $129,900
1612 38th Ave., W............................. $34,900
5147 41st St., W ............................... $109,900


CONDOS ISLAND
3805 East Bay Dr., #201 ................... $84,900
3805 East Bay Dr., #202................... $94,500
3805 East Bay Dr., #310................. $117,900
6200 Flotilla Dr., #311 ..................... $124,000
6400 Flotilla Dr., #25....................... $129,900
6400 Flotilla Dr., #32....................... $165,000
i 6500 Flotilla Dr., #203 ..................$134,900
9 6500 Flotilla Dr., #225 ..................... $149,000
1906 Gulf Dr. N., #204.................... $189,000
5400 Gulf Dr., #39........................... $250,000
1800 Gulf Dr., N. #114.................... $159,900
6315 Gulf Dr..................................... $162,000
6005 Gulf Dr., #216........................ $119,900
6006 Gulf Dr., #212........................ $174,900
1007 Gulf Dr., N. #107.................... $189,900
1007 Gulf Dr., N., #215................... $144,900
2312 Gulf Dr. #104.......................... $159,900
6804 Gulf Dr.... ......................... $179,900
6700 Gulf of Mexico Dr., #121.......... $99,000
600 Manatee Ave., #213................. $145,000
600 Manatee Ave., #114................... $79,900
600 Manatee Ave., #113................. $142,500


17th St. & G ulf Dr. .. .................. ........ $650,000
202 77th St.. Holmes Beach ....... ...... $89.999
517 Blue Heron. Anna Maria .......... $500,000
4000 Gulf of Mexico Dr., LBK #2 ....... $150,000
4000 Gulf of Mexico Dr., LBK ......... $325,000


LOTS MAINLAND
9850 SR 64E ..................................... $75,000
5600 Lockwood Ridge Rd., Sarasota $329,000
7901 Manatee Ave., W. .................... $39,900
10205 Old Tampa Rd. ...................... $70,000
5910 Wauchula Rd ....... ............... $35,000
5930 Wauchula Rd. .......................... $35,000
5960 Wauchula Rd. .......................... $35,000


COMMERCIAL ISLAND
116-122 52nd St., Holmes Beach...... $340,000
4000 Gulf of Mexico Dr. (Restaurant) .... $850,000
4016 Gulf of Mexico Dr. (Office Building)$750,000


COMMERCIAL MAINLAND
5499 Fruitville Rd., Sarasota (Florist)... $65,000


PERICO BAY
1105 Edgewater Circle ................... $126,500
513 Sanderling Circle ..................... $127,000
959 Sandpiper Circle...................... $129,900



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