Islander (Anna Maria, Fla. : 1992)

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Islander (Anna Maria, Fla. : 1992)
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Islander (Anna Maria, Fla. : 1992)
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The government calendar. Page 4 Page 5 reader letters. Pages 6-7 Page 7 Page 8 announcements. Pages 10-15 events. Pages 12-13 Pages 18-19 Page 21 Pages 22-23 crowned. Page 24 Good weather equals AsTheWorld Terns discover the bond. Page 6The Best News on Anna Maria Island Since 1992 www.islander.org Ranked Floridas Best Community Weekly by FPAAMI Chamber of Commerce 2012 Medium Business of the Year 10 years ago Meetings Op-Ed Page 26 Happenings MORRIS, Special section: Islander Wish Book. Ho, ho, ho: Holidays ahead. Page 10 Streetlife No evidence of homicide in death of Sheena Morris Second investigation PresswoodAM mayor halts park work, benefactors miffed Webb Aubry SueLynn VOLUME 22, NO. 3 Happy Thanksgiving NOV. 27, 2013 FREEMayor calls halt on park work Seasonal sweets. Page 16

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NOVEMBER SPECIAL TAKE-OUT ONLY HB MAYOR, T-day pushes trash back Critics: HB mayor propagandizes prior to municipal election

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THE ISLANDER NOV. 27, 2013 3 11:30-9 941.778.5092ENJOY The Feast Restaurant Winners!Come find out why were voted No. 1 PIZZA on AMI by Islander readers! HB MAYOR CONTINUED FROM PAGE 2 LOBSTAHS LOBSTAHS LOBSTAHS LOBSTAHS 5337 Gulf Drive | Anna Maria Island | 941.779.1000 NEW MENU!HAPPY HOURFood & Cocktails 3-6 NEW MENU! Got Buttah?SEAFOOD | STEAKS | PASTA | COCKTAILS BURGERS | WINGS | HOT DOGS | PIZZA DAILY SPECIALS & CHEFS SELECTIONSSunday Chicken Wings $8 Fri & Sat Prime Rib $18 Tues & Thur Filet of Grouper $15 Mon& Wed Lobster Tail Plate $14 ESPN & SUNDAY FOOTBALL PACKAGES ON BIG SCREENS $14 Thanksgiving Turkey Dinner, All the Fixins BURGERS | WINGS | HOT DOGS | PIZZA $14 Thanksgiving Thanksgiving Thanksgiving All the Fixins All the Fixins All the Fixins to affect the outcome of an election, there is reason for concern, Boyd said. IIf its not illegal, it should be and, at the least, its do whats right, not just what is legal. Boyd suggested M M onti should have used his own money or campaign funds if he wanted to mail out a list of his achievements to voters. Bohnenberger, who lost to M M onti in 2012, said he gave an annual report presentation and copies to the commission at a public meeting and also furnished it to the news media. IIts an outrageous waste of taxpayer money for the city to pay for the mailing, Bohnenberger said. A A dditionally, the letter only went to voters, not residents or property owners. T Thats a selected list done obviously to promote the election, he said. EEvery property owner, every resident, deserves the same information. T T hats why I I gave my report to the media. T T he mayors report is for everybody with a vested interest in Holmes Beach, Bohnenberger said. M M onti, however, said he saw nothing wrong with mailing voters an update. I I sent out an update at six months and now at 12 months, M Monti said. IIve gotten so many compliments from voters thanking me for keeping them up-to-date. was going on at city hall. I I feel its necessary and its my duty to inform citizens. M Monti said the timing of the report just happened to be before the election. A Asked why he didnt release his report to the news media, M M onti said he wanted to make sure the full content of his report was available to read. with either the F F lorida E E thics C C ommission or the F F lorida E Elections CCommission. A A lawyer with the FEC FEC said a formal complaint on nine-member commission would consider if it was unethical. E E ach complaint is handled on an individual basis, the lawyer said. T T o her knowledge, there is no statute the prohibits such mailings, as long as there is no request for funds, a campaign endorsement or even a hint of support for a candidate in that governing area in the mailer. She referred to Section 112.313(6) of the FEC FEC opinions on misuse of public funds. T T hat section states, in part, that whether a corrupt tion depends on how and for what purpose the stationery will be used, rather than upon the fact of its use.Montis mail, approximate costsAMPMAMPM fees, including postage: $775.49C Copies (3 two-sided pages, one single page): $1,861.50E Envelopes (6 boxes, 500 each): $51.00 U UnknownC Commissioners time: P PricelessFormer HB man sentenced 6 years, $17.6 M restitution for fraud Jason Syrek, a 40-year-old former Holmes Beach resident was sentenced N Nov. 4 in U U.S. D District C Court in D D etroit to six years in a federal prison and ordered to pay $17.6 million in restitution for health care fraud and false tax returns. Syrek pleaded guilty to the crimes earlier this year. He admitted taking millions of dollars in funds intended for taxes and payments to Blue C C ross Blue Shield of MMichigan. He will now forfeit property to pay the debt, including that seized in D December 2012 by agents from the F Federal Bureau of I I nvestigation: a 32.5-foot Sea R R ay Boat, a 2008 F Ferrari F F430 and 2008 P Porsche Boxster from 5311 Sunrise Lane, Holmes Beach, the Sunrise Lane home and a condo at MMainsail Beach IInn, Holmes Beach. T The seizure stemmed from an O October 2012 comC Court, EEastern DDistrict of MMichigan. A A ccording to court records, Syrek engaged in health care fraud from M May 2008 to D December 2010 while oper ating CACAS RResources of A Adrian, MMich. T The company provided human resources outsourcSyreks conduct was egregious in that he effectively stole funds that were withheld on behalf of employees, said E E rick M M artinez, an I I nternal R R evenue Service special agent. His actions cost the government $13.4 million in tax loss alone. A A ugust 2011, an IR IR S notice of $11,030,158 in federal tax liens was recorded against Syrek. I In M March 2012, another IR IRS tax lien of $5,831,664 was recorded against AMI AMI Beach I I nn LLCC as nomi nee, fraudulent conveyee and/or alter ego of CA CA S R Resources. The Daily Telegram, Adrian, Mich., contributed to this report. Jason Syreks sports cars, a 2008 Ferrari F430 and 2008 Porsche Boxster, and a 32.5-foot Sea Ray cruiser Holmes Beach in December 2012. The property, along with a condo at Mainsail Beach Inn, was placed under a government protective order. Islander File Photo

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4 NOV. 27, 2013 THE ISLANDER Meetings MORRIS Anna Maria City Bradenton Beach Holmes Beach Manatee County West Manatee Fire Rescue Of Interest The investigation Morris friends speak out Psychological autopsy Conclusions Genoese

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THE ISLANDER NOV. 27, 2013 5 New luxury condos from 1,286 sq. ft. to 1,627 sq. ft. 2 or 3 bedroom, 2 bath or 2 bath condominiums Covered enclosed screened lanai on coach homes Close to highly rated schools, hospitals, and world-famous IMG Academies and Manatee County Golf Course Beautiful and exclusive heated lagoon-style pool Minutes to beautiful beaches and walking distance to restaurants, shopping, and coffee shops The opportunity has never been better for you to live in Paradise. Visit us today! All information (including, but not limited to prices, availability, incentives, oor plans, site plans, features, standards and options, assessments and fees, planned amenities, programs, conceptual artists rendering sand community development plans) is not guaranteed and remains subject to change or delay without notice. Square footage and dimensions are estimated and may vary in actual construction. Community improvements and recreational features and amenities described are based upon current development plans which are subject to change and which are under no obligation to be completed. Actual position of house on lot will be determined by the site plan and plot plan. Floor plans and elevations are artists conception and are not intended to show specic detailing. Floor plans are the property of Taylor Morrison, Inc. and its afliates and are protected by U.S. copyright laws. Maps and plans are not to scale and all dimensions are approximate. Please see a Taylor Morrison Sales Associate for details and visit www.taylormorrison.com for additional disclaimers., TM Homes of Florida, Inc. November, 2013, Taylor Morrison of Florida Inc. All rights reserved.taylormorrison.com | 941.761.0587 | 7335 Skybird Road, Bradenton, FL 34209 Maintenance-Free Condos From the Upper $100s Anna Maria Island selected to be on the list of by Forbes Magazine! TOWNS INAMERICA PRETTIEST Correction Island of cials seek improved communication Bridge jumper backs up traf c

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6 NOV. 27, 2013 THE ISLANDER Opinion Our Publisher and Editor Bonner Joy, bonner@islander.org Editorial Lisa Neff, copy editor Joe Bird Kevin Cassidy, kevin@islander.org Rick Catlin, rick@islander.org Jack Elka, jack@jackelka.com Jennifer Glen eld, jennifer@islander.org Mark Young, marky@islander.org Contributors Carol Brenneman Jesse Brisson Karen Riley-Love Cheryl Nordby Schmidt Capt. Danny Stasny, sh@islander.org Mike Quinn | NewsManatee.com Advertising Director Toni Lyon, toni@islander.org Production Graphics ads@islander.org Of ce Staff Lisa Williams, manager, lisaw@islander.org Janice Dingman, pier plank coordinator accounting@islander.org classi eds@islander.org subscriptions@islander.org Distribution Urbane Bouchet Shane Pelkey Ross Roberts (All others: news@islander.org) NOV. 27, 2013 Single copies free. Quantities of ve or more: 25 cents each. Island Shopping Center, 5604B Marina Drive Holmes Beach FL 34217 WEBSITE: www.islander.org PHONE 941-778-7978 toll-free fax 1-866-362-9821 Opinion Your OUR OPINIONS, Thanks, matey Bravo Thankful? I didnt know Have your say to to all the O

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THE ISLANDER NOV. 27, 2013 7 Headlines from Nov. 26, 2003Temps and Drops on AMI Date Low High Rainfall Nov. 17 71 86 0 Nov. 18 69 82 0 Nov. 19 71 84 0 Nov. 20 67 84 0.71 Nov. 21 73 86 0 Nov. 22 69 86 0 Nov. 23 65 85 0 Average area Gulf water temperature 74.124-hour rainfall accumulation with reading daily at approximately 5 p.m. Wed love to mail you the news! The Islander and The Islander BULK MAIL U.S. SUBSCRIPTION (allow 2 weeks for every weeks delivery) 7 months-1 year: $54 3-6 Months: $36 1-3 Months: $24U.S. FIRST CLASS AND CANADIAN SUBSCRIPTION 7 months-1 year: $160 3-6 Months: $98 1-3 Months: $54 Single Issue: $5 FIRST CLASS MAIL, U.S. ONLY, maximum four weeks Rates to Europe or other countries available on request.MAIL TO: ______________________________________________________________ ADDRESS _____________________________________________________________ CITY ____________________________ STATE __________ ZIP _________________ Credit card: d u No. ___________________________________________ Name shown on card: _____________________________ Exp. Date ___________ Credit card billing address: ______________________________________________ MAIL START DATE: _____________________________________________________ THE BEST NEWS ON ANNA MARIA ISLAND SINCE 1992 CHARGE BY PHONE 941.778.7978 ONLINE (secure server) www.islander.org E-MAIL subscriptions@islander.org 10 years ago SIDEBAR Youre invited to visit The Islanders new SIDEBAR GALLERY and premiere showing of new work, featuring four local women artists, Linda Molto, Ines Norman, Cecy Richardson and Susanna Spann. Come view the gallery collection, including work by Ruby C. Williams, Richard Thomas, Andre Renard and a dozen or more local artists. Dont miss your chance to own a piece of Anna Maria Island-Cortez lore. SIDEBAR GALLERY 9-5 M-F, 5604B Marina Drive Holmes Beach, 941.778.7978 Opinion Our1993 wish book? we moved?

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8 NOV. 27, 2013 THE ISLANDER Libbys I sland J ewelry Libbys Island Jewelry Libbys Artisan Jewelry #2067 Libbys Artisan Jewelry $2250 $1850 $1850 $1850 $1850 $2250 $2250 $2250 $2250 $1850 $1850 $1850 $1850 $1850 $1850 $1850 $1850 $1850 $1850 $1850 11904 Cortez Road W Cortez 941-792-3366 Mon & Tue 10-6, Wed & Thu 9-8 Fri-Sat 9-9, Sun 9-8 www.thebeachshopboutique.com NEXT TO TYLERS ICE CREAM Lots of items up to 50% OFF BEACH SHOP The We moved to Cortez from the Manatee Public Beach!THE BEACH SHOP Lots of items Lots of items Lots of items up to up to 50% 50% OFF OFF We moved to Cortez from the Manatee Public Beach! BEACH SHOP BEACH SHOP WE LIKE LIKES facebook.com/ Islandernewspaper HB mayor ready to take paid parking plan to next level Former island real estate agent arrested Carleton Socializing

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THE ISLANDER NOV. 27, 2013 9 WEDNESDAYS ARE BACK!1707 1st St. E., BradentonWhere Hwy 41 & 301 meet @ 17th Ave941-747-3794 Red Barn Plaza Area OPEN Tuesday-Sunday (see website for details) Best Place to Find Anything! Entire Flea Market Open 8-4ENTIRE FLEA MARKET OPEN 8AM-4PM Bring the Family, Spend the Day Trendiest shop in Anna Maria for womens and mens clothing and accessories Check us out!Fashionable casual beachwear and wedding a ireExclusive retailer for ISLAND COMPANY merchandiseNOW AVAILABLE: GIFT CERTIFICATESBring this ad for 10% OFF any one item. Expires 12/4/2013. One per person, not including prior purchase.Come see us in Anna Maria and on Facebook! 9908 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria, 941-251-5913info@beachfashionboutique.com www.beachfashionboutique.com Tourist development tax skyrockets above annual record to come to Anna ally the slowest month of the year the same month

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10 NOV. 27, 2013 THE ISLANDER 941-780-8010SCHEDULE: www.amiWaterShuttle.comRESERVATIONS REQUIRED ~ VIA PHONE OR ONLINE PRIVATE CHARTERS & EXCURSIONS ~ UP TO 49 PASSENGERSENJOY THE RIDE!EGMONT KEY SHUTTLE Monday Combo Dolphin Watch / Lunch Loop Tuesday Sarasota Day Trip WednesdayBradenton Day Trip Thursday Circle Line TourPLUS DAILY Dolphin Watch NIGHTLY Sunset / Dolphin Watch Combo Acupuncture | Massage Therapy Organic Facials ** Sunset Beach Yoga with Leigh ** 5 pm Thursday & 8:30 am SaturdayHOLISTIC HEALTH CARE IN A BEAUTIFUL SPA ENVIRONMENT! 2219 Gulf Drive N | Bradenton Beach 941.778.8400 | www.alunawellness.com Eco-friendly spa and wellness center Visit www.islander.org for the best news on AMI. Island happenings 5500 Marina Drive ~ Holmes Beach Mon-Sat 10 am 5 pm ~ 941.779.0779 www.CreationsbyL.com Find us on Facebook Winners! Unique Handcrafted Jewelry Boutique The Islands Only Bead Supply Store Ask About Our Classes & Parties Artspace collecting crayons, coloring books Ho, ho, ho: Holiday rush begins Holmes Beach downtown delivering holiday cheer Holly Berry Bazaar returns to Annunciation 3612 E. Bay Drive, Holmes Beach 941.778.0400 313 Pine Ave, Anna Maria, 941.778.0500.full service salon and spa offering Hair ~ Nails ~ Massage ~ Facials ~ Body Treatments ~ ~ Bikini and Brazilian waxing ~

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THE ISLANDER NOV. 27, 2013 11 S A L E A A L L Free popcorn! Corner Rack (intersection of gulf and marina) You asked for it, you got it! Signature Signature 5311 gulf drive holmes beach941.778.5400 acquaaveda.com hair skin nails massagefeel beautiful today Send event photos to news@islander.org.SHARE your fun with The Islander readers! Island happenings Privateers readying Christmas parade Lester Family Fun Day bene ts center Islanders enlist in Toys for Tots drive Sandbar to host private childrens party Bridge Street merchants light up season The Antique Orphanage antiques & collectiblesAn Eclectic Approach To Collecting Specializing in Inkwells, Smalls, Lotton Glass115 Wed-Sat and by appointment Fairway Center Breezeway 5125-B Manatee Ave. W. ~ Bradenton941-761-8000 Terras 2723 Manatee Ave. W Tue-Fri 10-5:30, Sat 11 4Closed Sun-Mon 941.779.5350 Handmade Sterling Jewelry

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12 NOV. 27, 2013 THE ISLANDER Serving Anna Maria Island, Longboat Key and West BradentonTOWNCAR SERVICE RATESto/from Anna Maria, Holmes Beach, Bradenton Beach, Longboat Key $80 $75$35Flat-rate pick up on Anna Maria Island or Longboat Key to/from any location, from $15Local AND Long Distance Call for rates to other locations941-730-8803islandsedan@gmail.com www.islandsedan.com or Longboat Key to/from any location, from $15 Wednesday, Nov. 27 Thursday, Nov. 28 Friday, Nov. 29 Saturday, Nov. 30 Sunday, Dec. 1 Monday, Dec. 2 Tuesday, Dec. 3 Wednesday, Dec. 4 Off-island 8000. Coming up Save the date Calendar announcements Send calendar announcements to calendar@islander.org. Please include the time, date and location of the event, a brief description and a contact via email and phone. The deadline for submissions is the Wednesday a week before publication. Highresolution photographs welcome. Calendar announcements need a good laugh? visit the emerson quillin signature store. humor, art, gifts www.emersonshumor.com HOLMES BEACH AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE F Electr T une-Ups Brak es & More 5333 Gulf Drive Holmes Beach at the corner of Gulf & Marina Drives 941-779-0487 CHRISTIES PLUMBINGRESIDENTIAL / COMMERCIAL778-3924 OR 778-44615508 MARINA DRIVE, HOLMES BEACH LOCAT ED IN THE BACK OF THE BUILDING REP (CFC1426596) OPEN SA DOGGIE DAY CARE 7am-7pm ~ 7 DAYS BY APPT. Call ahead: 941.243.3900 8819 Cortez Road W., Bradenton www.coastalcaninecottage.comOwner caregivers: Lisa Williams & Angela McCallister Need your dog out of the house for an hour or a day? Drop him/her off with us.Studio hosts Letting the Light Come In Courtesy Photo

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THE ISLANDER NOV. 27, 2013 13 Calendar of ongoing events Announcements Island happenings ACCOMMODA TIONS T ortuga Inn Beach & T radewinds Resorts 90 well-appointed rooms, apts., suites with kitchens, wi-fi, pools, beach, more! www .tortugainn.co m 941-778-661 1 www .tradewinds-resort.com Haley s Motel An island jewel with 1950s charm and 21st century amenities. Perfect for weddings and reunions. 941-778-5405 or 800-367-7824 www .haleysmotel.co m Bungalow Beach Resort DIRECT LY ON THE BEACH! Classic 1930s Island-style resort. 800-779-3601 bungalow@bungalowbeach.co m www .bungalowbeach.co m i.w edBEAUTY & WELLNESS Acqua A veda Salon Spa Store Hair nails, makeup, skin and massage for the bride and the entire bridal party 531 1 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach 941-778-5400 www .acquaaveda.com JEWELR Y Bridge Street Jewelers The island s full-service jewelry store. 129 Bridge St., Bradenton Beac h 941-896-7800 PHOTOGRAPHY Jack Elka PhotoGraphics The finest wedding photography since 1980. Studio: 315 58th St., Holmes Beach. Preview weddings: www 1 The Islander Wedding Directory T O ADVERTISE, CONT ACT IWED EX PERT TON I LY ON 9 419 2 8 87 35 O N @ S N R. OR G TON I @ I S LA N DE R.ORG MUSIC/ENTER T AINMENT Chuck Caudill Entertainment Beach weddings and events. DJ service, live guitar and more from an experienced island professional. .chuckcaudill.co m BRIDAL A TTIRE The Beach Shop 11904 Cortez Road W. Pretty white dresses for a casual island wedding. Dresses for moms, too! Open daily 941-792-3366 Send announcements to calendar@islander.org.BINGO! the artsHOP galHovda of Holmes won more than $250 Bradenton. Islander Courtesy PhotoAGAMI hosts author at dinner be the guest of honor at at 941-778-6694. O FF THE HOOK CORTEZNautical Furnishings & MoreCome check out our new store!OFF THE HOOK: 11-6 TuesdaySunday wwww.offthehookfurnishings.com 12408 Cortez Road West, Cortez 941-730-4409 Custom-Painted Furniture, Antiques, Collectibles, Patio Furniture, Art, Decor and MORE! O FF THE HOOK FF THE HOOK CORTEZ CORTEZ Furniture, Antiques, Patio Furniture, Art, Decor and MORE!

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14 NOV. 27, 2013 THE ISLANDER 512 Pine Avenue, Anna Maria Roser Community ChurchA NONDENOMINATIONAL, CHRISTIAN CHURCH CHRISMON TREES & NATIVITY DEDICATION Sunday Worship Service 10:00 AM Church School for Children & Youth 10:00 AM Adult Class 8:45 AM Book Study 9:00 AM M ission of the Month: Salvation Army Waiting for Your Hearts Desire (Communion) The Rev. Dr. Bruce W. PorterLibrary sets December activity schedule Casting call Island Players to stage reception for Over the River Island Players perform AMICCO benet Asolo to host Show Boat family day Stage ladies cook up sale Deadliest Catch party raises funds for veterans honor ights Island Animal ClinicReminding you to help save our seabirds. Dont cut the line!If you hook a bird, slowly reel it in and remove all hooks and line. Winners! Casting trivia coffee and a laugh Cathy Hansel-Edger and Katelyn Studer.

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THE ISLANDER NOV. 27, 2013 15 Kiwanis meeting Nov. 30 LIFE AUTO HOME BOAT BUSINESS Our lovely patients, Gordon and Ruthacclaimdentalcare.com A PRIVATE FAMILY DENTAL PRACTICE 941.795.6535$599 CROWN SPECIAL2 or More Molars Only!We use a local dental lab with over 30 years experience in the Bradenton Area.OFFER EXPIRES NOV. 30, 2013 ABSOLUTE TRANQUILITYOF THE BODY & MIND INC.JESSICA LEHR LMT FB 941-504-5356 | tranquilbodynmind.com 5702 Manatee Ave W Suite A | BradentonMA SSAGE & FA CIALSMENTION THIS AD FOR 15% OFFMM30810relax, renew, revitalize flea Marketthe Ginnys & Jane Es at the old IGA Furniture, art, antiques, collectibles, nauticals, linens, jewelry and more! the Ginnys & Jane Es at the old IGA collectibles, nauticals, linens, OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODSby Joe DiPetro Directed by Mike Lusk 8 pm Dec. 5-15 2 pm Matinees Dec. 8, Dec. 15Quiet Mondays OPEN AUDITION 7:30 pm Sunday Dec. 8 Delval DivasRun Dates Jan. 23-Feb. 9Directors Phyllis Elfenbein & Heiko KnipfelbergBox Of ce Open Nov. 25, Mon-Sat 9-1d Tickets: $20 i10009 Gulf Drive & Pine Avenue, Anna Maria Churches welcome all to Thanksgiving dinners thankfulness Church last year. Islander CrossPointe pastor, church honored Garage sale benets wildlife care WE LIKE LIKES facebook.com/ Islandernewspaper

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16 NOV. 27, 2013 THE ISLANDER TAX AND ACCOUNTING SERVICES BEN AND KAREN COOPER We are accepting new clients for our Tax and Accounting practice. We prepare income taxes and handle all phases of accounting. Bank Reconciliations Preparing Financials Calculating Payrolls Homeowners Associations Individual and Corporate Tax Returns WE WANT TO BE YOUR ACCOUNTANT941-795-7048 Ofce 941-795-4878 Fax 941-713-9190 Cell benacooper@aol.com Island PEST and TERMIT E CONTROL INC. l l s mail@islandpestandtermitecontrol.comwww .islandpestandtermite.com Sarasota 941-365-2893 Beach 941-778-1337 fax 941-778-3285 Bradenton 941-794-1005 Brandon 813-643-0200 fax 813-643-0595 Port Charlotte 941-625-6887t ]uSign up for either Drywood or Subterranean T ermite Guaran tee and r eceive up to an instant $600 discount! Call immediately Only the rst 500 customers ar e eligible! We now accept Discover Card. P EST a n CO NTR O RECIPES, These are a few of our favorite sweet season treats Mmmm, rum cake Billies Best Bacardi Rum Cake Yummy without rum Original Amish sugar cookies Finally, one of the Islands best MASS AG E BY NADI ACall 94 1. 51 8.830 1 Massaging on AMI for more than 17 years. Your place, your convenience.MA#0017550 HOW TO RELAX ON AN ISLAND .GIFT CER TIFICA TES AV AILABLE WE TWEET TOO@ami_islander

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THE ISLANDER NOV. 27, 2013 17 Bernard Haulsees Heavenly Fruitcake RECIPES P r o c e e d s f r o m t h i s e v e n t b e n e f i t H o n o r F l i g h t N e t w o r k i s a n o n p r o f i t o r g a n i z a t i o n c r e a t e d s o l e l y t o h o n o r A m e r i c a s v e t e r a n s f o r a l l t h e i r s a c r i f i c e s T h e y t r a n s p o r t o u r h e r o e s t o W a s h i n g t o n D C t o v i s i t a n d r e f l e c t a t t h e i r m e m o r i a l s T o p p r i o r i t y i s g i v e n t o t h e s e n i o r v e t e r a n s W o r l d W a r I I s u r v i v o r s a l o n g w i t h t h o s e o t h e r v e t e r a n s w h o m a y b e t e r m i n a l l y i l l T r a v i s w i l l b e s i g n i n g c o p i e s o f h i s b o o k t h a t w i l l b e f o r s a l e i n t h e F L I P F L O P S HO P q uar ter p ag e ad to r un N ov 2 0 an d N ov 2 7 Desserts owner/baker Chelsea Burgess and Gera Versfeld are colMorgan Harlan

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18 NOV. 27, 2013 THE ISLANDER New York Times Sunday Magazine Crossword Bradenton Beach of cials take oath of of ce Bradenton Beach Mayor Top Anna Maria spender wins commission seat

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THE ISLANDER NOV. 27, 2013 19 Holmes Beach her seat on the second term. 941.778.6444 | 6600 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach www.BeachBistro.comZAGAT Top Restaurants in America Best food on the Gulf Coast Holmes Beach commissioners return to dais Legislative delegation to hold hearing

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20 NOV. 27, 2013 THE ISLANDER Milestone CASUAL GULF-FRONT DININGAnna Maria Island Beach Cafe4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach 941-778-0784 Where Manatee Avenue Meets the Gulf Enjoy Thanksgiving Day Turkey Dinner on the Beach Noon 5 PM $14.95 Open for Breakfast on Thanksgiving Day, too! We made stone crabs famous! OPEN 7 Days 11:30-9:30 Happy Hour 4-6pm LONGBOATS PREMIER WATERFRONT RESTAURANT! Join us for a Christmas Parade in the Historic Village of Longboat Key Saturday Dec. 14 At 3 p.m., the parade starts through the village at 4 p.m., Santa Claus arrives at Moores Stone Crab Restaurant. At 6 p.m., the Lighted Boat Parade departs Moores Dock For more info, visit Moores Stone Crab Restaurant on Facebook Since 1967 MOORE S STONE CRAB RESTAURANT Best food, best service, best view ... Any closer to the water, your feet will get wet! OPEN 7 DAYS 11:30-9:30 941-383-1748 www.stonecrab.cc Join us for a Join us for a Christmas Parade Christmas Parade Happy Hour 4-6pm Happy Hour 4-6pm Christmas Parade Christmas Parade in the in the in the Christmas Parade in the Christmas Parade Christmas Parade in the Christmas Parade in the Christmas Parade Christmas Parade For more info, visit Moores Stone Crab Restaurant on Facebook For more info, visit Moores Stone Crab Restaurant on Facebook Best food, best service, best view ... Any closer to the water, your feet will get wet! Best food, best service, best view ... Any closer to the water, your feet will get wet! Please, bring a new, unwrapped toy (941) 778-6641(941) 778-66415606 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach Hours: MonThurs 4pm1pm FriSat 11amam Sun 11am1pmWE DELIVER WE DELIVER 5606 Marina Drive Holmes Beach MonThu 11am1pm FriSat 11amam Sun 11am1pm Island Coffee HausReal Florida Relaxation! HB couple celebrates 60th anniversary of Holmes Beach celebrated Islander Courtesy Photo ObituariesMarilda D. Morgan online at Carol J. Conboy Janette Helen Fleischman Ronald F. Pepka

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THE ISLANDER NOV. 27, 2013 21 Streetlife Professional honor Signed, delivered als. Islander Courtesy Photo AUTHENTIC GERMAN BEER, FOOD, CAKES AND ATMOSPHERE! THE REAL GERMAN RESTAURANT ON FLORIDAS WEST COAST Old HamburgSchnitzelhaus FRIDAY & SATURDAY OVEN-FRESH BAVARIAN HAXEN &CRISPY DUCKLINGCALL AHEAD TO RESERVE OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK FULL LIQUOR AND DINING SERVICE Come check out our super NEW menu! WELL BLOW YOU AWAY! 941.778.5788 2000 75th St. W., BradentonSmoke-Free Facility / Always Open to The PublicLunches ~ Dinners ~ Dances ~ Bingo Gaming Arcade and More! FOR A SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS CALL 941-794-3489 or visit www.americanlegionpost24.com Kirby Stewart Post 24 WELCOME TO Kirby Stewart Post 24 Kirby Stewart Post 24 WELCOME TO The American Legion Island police blotterAnna Maria Bradenton Beach Cortez Holmes Beach

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22 NOV. 27, 2013 THE ISLANDER Local Caught Fish Linguini White Clam Cortez Cracker Shrimp AMI Fish Sandwich Closed Thanksgiving Reopen Black Friday with music by Trevor Bystrom Live music every Friday & Saturday Reservations recommended 121 Bridge St. Bradenton Beach 941-896-9737 bluemarlinami.com Grill Seafood OLD-FASHIO NED I CE CREAM MADE O N SITE!CELEBRATING 29 YEARS!OPEN 7 DAYS SINCE 1984 Wednesday, Nov. 20 Thursday, Nov. 21 Friday, Nov. 22 Juice and milk are served with every meal. Monday, Nov. 25-Friday, Nov. 29 OM A PIZZA& ITALIAN RESTAURANT Makers of the Worlds Largest Pizza $100 OFFAny Size PizzaFREE DELIVERY! Makers of the Worlds Largest Pizza THE FEAST RESTAURANTEnjoy your feast THE FEAST THE FEAST RESTAURANT RESTAURANT HB residents watch granddaughter grow in Nutcracker role Tea party kicks off Nutcracker of Holmes Beach the Bradenton Ballet role of Clara Imerman at a event. Islander Dance Theatre of Bradenton

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THE ISLANDER NOV. 27, 2013 23 CHECK US OUT AT WWW.ISLANDER.ORG L L OBSTER NIGHT OBSTER NIGHT OBSTER NIGHT OBSTER NIGHT OBSTER NIGHT OBSTER NIGHT OBSTER NIGHT L OBSTER NIGHT L L OBSTER NIGHT L L OBSTER NIGHT L OBSTER NIGHT OBSTER NIGHT OBSTER NIGHT OBSTER NIGHT OBSTER NIGHT OBSTER NIGHT OBSTER NIGHT OBSTER NIGHT OBSTER NIGHT OBSTER NIGHT OBSTER NIGHT OBSTER NIGHT OBSTER NIGHT OBSTER NIGHT $29.95++ Per Person Thursday December 12th HOLIDAY Brunch $19.95++ Per Person 11 -2pm Featuring a fresh Maine lobster, served with drawn butter & lemon. Enjoy a buffet filled with your favorite seafood dishes. Includes New England Clam Chowder, Clam Strips, Seared Sirloin, Shrimp Cocktail, Assorted Salads, Dessert Table & MUCH more! Menu Includes Cream of Wild Mushroom Soup Molded Cranberry Salad Seafood Salad Oven Fried Chicken Chef Carved Roast Beef Baked Salmon Omelette Station Eggs Benedict French Toast Cheese Blintz w/ Fruit Sauce Homefries Cornbeef Hash & MUCH more... Sunday December 8, 2013 Reservations Required (941) 758-1467 Cornbeef Hash Cornbeef Hash Cornbeef Hash Cornbeef Hash Cornbeef Hash Cornbeef Hash Cornbeef Hash Reservations Required (941) 758-1467 www.imgacademygolfclub.com Ready, set, serve Photo By Jennifer Fourthgraders perform son dresses as a bear AME. Students before show Eyes to the sky from the front of the school.

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24 NOV. 27, 2013 THE ISLANDER Cathy Schmidt, LPGA Class A Pro TEACHES THE SECRETS TO GOLF Learning is easy and fun! Improve your game in as little as an hour!PRIVATE LESSONSOLF SCHOOLSEEKLY CLINICSLADIES PUNIORSIDEO ANALYSIS & DOPPLER ANALYSISLL SKILL LEVELS Open Mon-Fri 8-4, Saturday by Appointmen t 12044 Cortez Rd. W, (941) 792-7657 marinedocktor@msn.comMake one stop to shop for the Dock !marine dockto r s Re mote Controls Send your sports, travel news to news@ islander. org. Dont miss the fun. 941-870-4349www.kathleend.net Sailing Catamarans Sailing CatamaransKathleen D Kathleen DUSCG Certied to 20 passengersSailing from 3 locationsAnna Maria Island Longboat Key Downtown SarasotaLets Go Sailing! AMICC Adult Basketball Champs AMICC Upsets rule soccer playoffs Winter sports call for registration Key Royale golf news Horseshoe news

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THE ISLANDER NOV. 27, 2013 25 Light T Fishin g Char tersCapt. W arren GirleInshore Offshore Li ht Tk l Capt. W arren Girle o r e h O mbowers@tampabay.rr.com MB MARINE LLCElectronics / Electrical Installation & ServicePO Box 1064 Cortez, Fl 34215(941) 920-1169 Fishing Charters Wet Slips Fuel Dock Full Service Marine Mechanic Tackle Shop and Water Sports AM City Pier tides; Cortez high tides 7 minutes later lows 1:06 later Anna Maria Island Tides Date AM HIGH PM HIGH AM LOW PM LOW Moon Nov. 27 7:09 1.4 7:19 2.0 1:12 0.7 12:44 0.7 Nov. 28 8:33 1.4 7:52 2.1 2:11 0.4 1:28 0.8 Nov. 29 9:44 1.4 8:26 2.3 3:02 0.1 2:08 0.9 Nov. 30 10:47 1.5 9:01 2.4 3:49 -0.2 2:45 1.0 Dec. 1 11:45 1.5 9:38 2.6 4:35 -0.4 3:19 1.1 Dec. 2 12:40p 1.4 10:18 2.7 5:22 -0.6 3:53 1.2 Dec. 3 1:33p 1.4 11:02 2.7 6:08 -0.7 4:30 1.2 New Dec. 4 2:23p 1.4 11:49 2.6 6:56 -0.7 5:15 1.2 Sailing squadron offers boating courses, seminars Good weather means good fishing most of the time

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26 NOV. 27, 2013 THE ISLANDER Chamber ambassador Lyon Send your club, business, fishing, sports, event news and photos to news@islander.org. Share the fun. Business news FOR SALE BY OWNER This historic beach cottage offers 3 suites, each with private full bath, wrap-around porch with Gulf views, tongue-and-groove wood ceilings, A truly rare nd on AMI. This wont last long. $1,350,000.00 For more details: www.annamariacottage.com egajd@aol.com or 727-510-0340 Historic 1926 Old Florida Gulfview Cottage3 Bedroom/3 Bath Oversized 75x145, 10,875 sf L ot L ocation: 104 Magnolia A ve.; 1 lot from Gulf of Mexico; 1 block to Sandbar R estaurant and Ginnys & Jane Es Chamber schedules December events Island real estate transactions Correction RE/MAX Alliance has new island agent

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THE ISLANDER NOV. 27, 2013 27 CHECK US OUT AT WWW.ISLANDER.ORG SELLING?I Buy Anna Maria Island Houses.ComAnna Maria/Holmes Beach/Bradenton Beach Erik, 941.677.2678, or egajd@aol.com I S L A N D E R C L A S S I F I E D S HOLMES BEACH37 Years of Professional Service to Anna Maria Island and BradentonEXP ERIENCE REPUTATION RESULTSPopular Herons Watch, 10 min. to beaches. 3BR,2BA. New carpet and interior paint. New AC 2010. $229,000. RENTALS GULFFRONT Vacation/Seasonal 5/4 Home. GULFFRONT Luxury Villas 2/2 and 1/1.5 Vacation/Seasonal CANALFRONT HOMES WITH POOLS, SEASONAL or VACATION With 20 years experience, I understand whats important to you: Getting the results you desire with a high level of personal service. Realtor Cindy Hayworth Our Florida lifestyle. Casual, not complicated. Call me at 941.504.1511 Real Estate Sales Vacation Rentals Annual Rentals Property Management Concierge Service We re Serious about our Customer Servi ce Your full service Real Estate Agency providing exceptional customer service for all your short or long term goals. Whether staying a few d ays or a lifetime, we will help you find your perfect accommodation. One stop shop We can pro vide everything you might need ..buy rent and finance your piece of paradise. 104 Bridge St., Bradenton Beach ITEMS FOR SALE KEURIG B130 SILVER coffeemaker brewing system with Solofil cup filter, $75. Contact: s 34217@yahoo.com. BEADED HOLIDAY RED placemats, coasters and napkin rings, $10. 941-761-1415. SEVEN 65-WATT indoor track bulbs, $20, adjustable oor canister light, $5, black lace tunic, $20. 941-896-7902. COFFEE TABLE: DROP-leaf, very nice, $100, 1-year old above-ground pool, accessories, 15-18 foot, $100. 941-778-3920. FREEBIE ITEMS FOR SALE Individuals may place one free ad with up to three items, each priced $100 or less, 15 words or less. FREE, one week, must be submitted online. Email classi eds@islander.org fax tollfree 1-866-362-9821. (limited time offer) ANNOUNCEMENTS THE HIVE: GIFTS & Arts at Bridge Street, Bradenton Beach. Local hand-made unique jewelry including our very popular Mermaids Range, Tibetan jewelry and goods, plus Pandora-style charms and various gift items from around the world. 941-730-1745. WANTED: WORKOUT DVDs and retired but working XBox, Wii units with games for Ministry of Presence for kids and teens in Haiti. Deliver to The Islander, 5604B Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. ANNOUNCEMENTS Continued TERRY HAYES, REALTOR. Premier Sothebys. 941-302-3100. Terry.hayes@sothebysrealty. com. Discoverannamaria.com. WANTED: YOUR OLD cell phone for recycling. Deliver to The Islander, 5604B Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. ANTIQUES, ART, and collectibles. View at The Islander store, 5604B Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. AERIAL PHOTOS of Anna Maria Island. View and purchase online: www.jackelka.com. FISHING GEAR WANTED: The Privateers and The Islander are collecting new or used, repairable shing poles and reels, nets, tackle, buckets, etc. to give to children. Donate your gear at The Islander newspaper of ce, 5604B Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. FREE GUN LOCK courtesy of Project Childsafe, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and Holmes Beach Police Department. Pick up at The Islander of ce, 5604B Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Dont be sorry, be safe. GARAGE SALES ROSER THRIFT SHOP: Open 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. Accepting donations 9-11 a.m. Wednesdays. 511 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. 941779-2733. 3001 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach 941.778.6849, toll free 800.778.9599 $288,000 Call US to LISTEN and HELP you LIST or BUY your beach place! Call the Neelys! 941.809.5565 941.807.6220cellwithmelandbarb.com Beach View $275,000 $535,000 2 BR / 2BA C ondo Island Retreat www.Edgewatervacationhomes.com www.Edgewaterrealestateami.com P E RICO BAY C LUB WITH S PECTACULAR VIEWS!104 Bridge St., Bradenton Beach941-778-8104 T oll Free 877-778-0099 Real Estate Sales Vacation Rentals Annual Rentals Property Management Concierge Service We re Serious about our Customer Servi ce Your full service Real Estate Agency providing exceptional customer service for all your short or long term goals. Whether staying a few d ays or a lifetime, we will help you find your perfect accommodation. One stop shop We can pro vide everything you might need ..buy rent and finance your piece of paradise. Spectacular Lake Views from this Gorgeous FirstFloor 2Bed/2Bath condo in Beautiful Perico Bay Club. All Thats Missing Is You! $184,900. Call Lynn Zemmer, Broker, 941-730-1294. N EW LI S TING GARAGE SALES Continued STEFFS STUFF ANTIQUES: Consignment sale 20-50% off, open daily. The Centre Shops on Longboat Key. 5380 Gulf of Mexico Drive. 941-383-1901. CLEARANCE SALE: 9 a.m.-? Saturday, Nov. 30. Table linens, pillows, jewelry. Dealers welcome.16 Seaside Court, Holmes Beach. LOST & FOUND FOUND: BLACK WALLET belonging to Eric Hamilton Hicks, please call Bruce to identify. 630-278-9492. Turn the page for more Islander ads ... A.M.I. BEACHES REAL ESTATE5702 Marina Dr, Holmes Beach CALL THE BEACHES EXPERTCindy Quinn, P.A., Realtor, CDPECell: 941-780-8000Go to my website to view all AMI listings:islandannamaria.com

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28 NOV. 27, 2013 THE ISLANDER SERVICES Continued ALL AROUND PAINTING: Quality work. Free estimates. Licensed, insured. Call native islander Jim Weaver, 813-727-1959. ISLAND COMPUTER GUY, 37 years experience. On-site PC repairs, upgrades, buying assistance and training. Call Bill, 941-7782535. TRANSPORT SERVICE: LET me drive you to the airport or anywhere in Florida. Flat rates. Reasonable. Call Mike, 941-567-6634. CLEANING RESIDENTIAL, COMMERCIAL and resort. Love what we do, love to work. 941756-4570. INTRODUCTORY OFFER! BUY one, get one free music lesson. manateemusic.ne t or 941741-8832. NEW REAL ESTATE photography services for the Bradenton and Sarasota area. Professional photography and video at affordable rates. Call For Real: 941-524-4656. JUST THAT CLEANING service: We will clean your home like our own. We offer organic cleaning products. Free estimate. Call Jenise, 941730-6773. U FLY I drive your car anywhere in the USA. Airport runs, anywhere. 941-746-5651, 941545-6688. PART-TIME BOOKKEEPING services available, experienced and reliable. Call Michael at 941-713-0284. JOHN THE FIREMAN Island Cycle & Scooter Repair. 25 years experience. Affordable prices. 918-639-5002 or 941-276-1414. TINA MICCIO, LICENSED Massage Therapist. Christ Centered Wellness Center. Come to the well. 1820 59th St. W., Bradenton. Call today for appointment, 941-266-6906. MA49526 MM20745. COMPUTER SERVICES: I can fix it. Virus cleanup, system upgrade. Hardware, software and network repair. FBI virus cleaned and removed. Cell phone repair, support. Replace broken camera, screen, etc. Give islander Socko a call: 941-799-1169. BUSINESS-TO-BUSINESS JDs Window Cleaning looking for storefront jobs in Holmes Beach. I make dirty windows sparkling clean. 941-920-3840. ISLAND MERMAIDS CLEANING and Co.: 38-year Islanders. Rentals our specialty. 941778-3046. BEACH SERVICE air conditioning, heat, refrigeration. Commercial and residential service, repair and/or replacement. Serving Manatee County and the Island since 1987. For dependable, honest and personalized service, call William Eller, 941-795-7411. CAC184228. RELAXING MASSAGE IN the convenience of your home or hotel. Massage by Nadia, more than 19 years on Anna Maria Island. Call today for an appointment, 941-518-8301. MA#0017550.MA#0017550. Sandy s Lawn Ser vice Inc.Established in 1983 Residential and Commercial Full ser vice lawn maintenance Landscaping Clean-up Hauling tree trimming Licensed & Insured Paradise Improvements 941.792.5600Kitchen and Bath Remodeling Specialist Replacement Doors and Windows Steven Kaluza Andrew ChennaultLIC#CBC056755 I S L A N D E R C L A S S I F I E D S Residential & Condo Renovations vice RDI CONSTRUCTION INC.CBC 1253471 Bed: A bargain! King, Queen, Full & Tw in, pre-owned from $30 new/used. 941-922-5271 www .sleepking.ne t Need computer help? Chances R, I can help. And if I dont have the answer, I know someone who will. Start to nish hardware, software, network setup and repair, printer help, continuing support... Give me a call. If its broke, I can usually x it. Cell phones, too.e Sock Solutions business network / computer solutionsSocko Pearson, 941-799-1169, sockopearson@aol.comISLAND REFERENCES A V AILABLE CHECK US OUT AT WWW.ISLANDER.ORG 5604B MARINA DRIVE, HOLMES BEACH WWW.ISLANDER.ORG 5604B MARINA DRIVE, HOLMES BEACH 5604B MARINA DRIVE, HOLMES BEACH ANSWERS TO NOV. 27 PUZZLE MO CH AC RO WE CA RB HA IL AA RO NO KR AS AB AA AG RA CH AT EA UO IL SM ED IA BI AS SU NL AM P R OU EA IR LI NE S ER AT HU NO TI NI T EL BA BO AS TS SC AL IA GO AD SU NI HE NN AI TE RS OO HU ND ER SE AO UI JA IO S SP AR RE DP OS TG AM EB AB A I SEE MI LO NE WS RO OM SO VS FI ND PE AC ET AU T ST EP TU RN RU DE TA CT LA UD SA NDB AR SD IR EC TV AT VM AU IO EN OP HI LE OW E VE RS AD EL CO EE ED EM ON SN EA KS AS GARD RE ST GE TR EA LE KE SH U AD IE UO AR SMAN CH ED DA R DO NT PA NI CP RA GU EA IO LI AN NE TA CO SE WO NT TO PS ME SA ST AT ESS AY H ESS E SPONSORED BY Adopt-A-Pet TAKE ME HOME! METRO DOOR & SUPPLY INC.Interior Design-Quality Doors & Bi-Folds Fiberglass Entry Doors, Side Lights & Transoms Aluminum & Vinyl Patio Doors, Sliders & Screens Insulated Energy Star Impact Windows & Glass Impact Storm Screens (inside mount) 5 colorsSales-Service-Parts941-726-2280 Registered Insured Floridas Best Dealer LOST & FOUND Continued FOUND: SILHOUETTE EYEGLASS. Found at 72nd Street and Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Call 810-875-4459. LOST: LADYS PRESCRIPTION Silhouette eyeglasses. Call 941-778-2497. MISSING: GRETA-THE-CAT. White, calico spots, dark ears, tail. Call Kate, 941-567-6577 or Sharon, 941-778-9432. Reward. PETS WELL-MANNERED RESCUED dogs (and kittens!) are looking for great new homes or fosters. Please, call for information, 941-8966701. DOGGY DAY CARE: Coastal Canine Cottage. Leave your pets with us for fun and pampering while youre out! Lisa, 941-243-3990. 8819 Cortez Rd. W., Bradenton. TRANSPORTATION HANDICAP RAMP VAN: 1999 Dodge Caravan, great condition, 10-inch lowered oor, possible nancing. 941-779-2131. FOR SALE: 2013 Gem Car e4. Loaded, garagekept on Anna Maria Island. Call/text, 404-6689397. BOATS & BOATING BIMINI BAY SAILING: Small sailboat rentals and instruction. Day. Week. Month. Sun sh, Laser, Windrider 17 and Precision 15. Call Brian at 941-685-1400. PONTOON BOAT RENTAL Create life long memories. Call 941-518-3868 or see boat orida.weebly.com. ANNA MARIA ISLAND boaters: Selling or buying, call Captain Dave! World Class Yacht Sales, 877-901-BOAT. captaindave@wcyachtsales.com POWER NOLES CUSTOM 11.5-foot fiberglass tunnel hull with bass seats. Very stable! Great for fishing-stand on the side without tipping, go in really shallow waters. Very fun boat for anyone who wants to get on the water! Includes a trolling motor with battery. Must see! $500 obo. Call Toni, 941-928-8735. HELP WANTED LPNS NEEDED FOR active quadriplegic using Hoyer lift. Morning shifts, 4-5 hours starting at 7 a.m. Overnight shifts, 9:30 p.m.-7 a.m. Travel opportunity. 941-685-5213. KIDS FOR HIRE LOCAL ISLAND STUDENT babysitter available. CPR and rst aid-certi ed, early childhood development major. Emily, 941-567-9276. RESPONSIBLE RED CROSS certi ed babysitter. Honor student. Call or text Isabel, 941-5457995. KIDS FOR HIRE ads are FREE for up to three weeks for Island youths under 16 looking for work. Ads must be placed in person at The Islander of ce, 5604-B Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. SERVICES TOASTED COMPUTER SERVICES. Your home and business specialist. On-site service, virus/ spyware, cleanup, system setup, upgrades, diagnosis and repair, internet/wireless networking, custom system design. 941-224-1069. I DONT CUT corners, I clean corners. Professional, friendly cleaning service since 1999. 941-779-6638. Leave message.

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THE ISLANDER NOV. 27, 2013 29 HOME IMPROVEMENT Continued JERRYS HOME REPAIR: Carpentry, handyman, light hauling, pressure washing. Jack of all trades. Call 941-778-6170 or 941-447-2198. HANDYMAN SERVICE: 25-year Island resident. We do all repair, interior and exterior, insured. The Flying Dutchman, 941-447-6747. SOUTHBAY HOME REPAIRS: If its broken, stuck, loose, leaks, needs paint, etc. Ill x it. Affordable quality work. 941-720-2906. PRESSURE WASHING: RESIDENTIAL, commercial, roofs, driveways, house, lanai, pool area. The Flying Dutchman, 941-447-6747. PRESSURE WASHING: RESIDENTIAL, commercial, resorts, roof, lanai, etc. Also windows, lawn services, also. 941-756-4570. PROFESSIONAL TILE ROOF restoration. Call Peter for free estimate, references, insured. The Flying Dutchman, 941-447-6747. RENTALS WEEKLY/MONTHLY/ANNUAL rentals: wide variety, changes daily. SunCoast Real Estate, 941-779-0202, or 1-800-732-6434. www.suncoastinc.com. VACATION RENTALS: GREAT location near boat ramp and everything on Anna Maria Island. Free WiFi, cable. 941-779-6638. VACATION RENTALS: BRADENTON houses or condos. Weekly or monthly. Call 941-962-0971 or 941-794-1515. www.coastalpropertiesrealty. com. Suzanne Wilson, broker. ANNUAL HOME WANTED January 2014: Long-time Island couple seeks single-family home with pool in quiet Holmes Beach or Anna Maria. No pets, no smoking. Minimum 2BR/2BA. Will consider waterfront condo. Tom, 941-993-4909. 1BR AND 2BR units off Cortez Road, two miles from the beach. 3611 117th St. W., one block from the bay. $650-$800/month. 941-5188478. ANNUAL RENTAL WANTED: Jan 1, 2014. Seeks single-family home or duplex in Holmes Beach or Anna Maria. No pets, no smoking, minimum 2BR/1BA. Milan, 214-477-6554. Turn the page for more islander rentals SERVICES Continued ANYONE CAN TAKE a picture. A professional creates a portrait. I want to be at your wedding! www.jackelka.com. 941-778-2711. LAWN & GARDEN CONNIES LANDSCAPING INC. Residential and commercial. Full-service lawn maintenance, landscaping, cleanups, hauling and more! Insured. 941-778-5294. ISLAND LAWN SPRINKLERS repairs and installations, watering the island for 15 years. Jeff, 941-778-2581. JUNIORS LANDSCAPING AND MAINTENANCE Lawns, native plants, mulching, trimming, hauling, cleanups. Island resident 25 years. Call 941-807-1015. LANDSCAPING STRAIGHT SHOT LANDSCAPE. Specializing in old Florida seashell driveways and scapes. Free estimates. Call Shark Mark, 941-3016067. SHELL DELIVERED AND spread. $50/yard. Hauling all kinds of gravel, mulch, top soil with free estimates. Call Larry at 941-795-7775, shell phone 941-720-0770. TOP NOTCH LAWN Care: Residential and commercial. For all your landscaping needs. 941-932-6600. NATURES DESIGN LANDSCAPING. Design and installation. Tropical landscape specialist. Residential and commercial. 30 years experience. 941-729-9381, 941-448-6336. HOME IMPROVEMENT VAN-GO PAINTING residential/commercial, interior/exterior, pressure cleaning, wallpaper. Island references. Bill, 941-795-5100. www. vangopainting.net. CUSTOM REMODELING EXPERT. All phases of carpentry, repairs and painting. Insured. Meticulous, clean, sober and prompt. Paul Beauregard, 941-730-7479. GRIFFINS HOME IMPROVEMENTS Inc. Handyman, ne woodwork, countertops, cabinets and wood ooring. Insured and licensed. 941-722-8792. Windows & Doors 941-730-5045WEATHERSIDE LLC LIC#CBC1253145H URRIC ANE DANS RESCREEN INC.POOL CAGES, LANAIS, PORCHES, WINDOWS, DOORS No Job TOO BIG or TOO SMALL. Free Estimates. I S L A N D E R C L A S S I F I E D S WASH FAMILY CONSTRUCTION941.725.0073LOCALL Y OWNED AND FAMIL Y OPERATED SINCE 1988State Lic. 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30 NOV. 27, 2013 THE ISLANDER RENTALS Continued SEASONAL APARTMENTS AVAILABLE: 1 and 2BR at Westbay Cove condo. Walk to beach, shopping, restaurants, on free trolley line. Tennis, two heated pools. Old Florida Realty Co., 941-713-9096. FOR RENT: YEARLY 3BR/3BA and loft, Anna Maria City. Dock and lift, $2,000/month. 813629-1867. SEASONAL RENTAL AVAILABLE January through April. Second floor 2BR/2BA newly remodeled unit with screened lanai and pool. One block from public beach and town. Email ssmithyoga@gmail.com for serious inquiries. TEN PERCENT DISCOUNT! Anna Maria seasonal rental, half block from Gulf beach. 3BR/1BA quaint cottage with all the modern amenities. Available November, December, January. www. aposporos.com Terry Aposporos, 941-778-8456. I S L A N D E R C L A S S I F I E D S RENTALS Continued SUMMER SANDS: BEAUTIFUL 2BR/2BA condominium with 30-foot lanai overlooking Gulf. Private beach and heated pool. Available January 2014, $3,600/month, 30-day minimum. Visit www.aposporos.com for photos. Terry Aposporos, 941-778-8456. VACATION RENTAL: STEPS to beach, spa cious 3BR/3BA private, heated pool. Available now, for Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year. Flexible. $2,000/weekly/ Realtor, Real Estate Mart, 941-356-1456. 3BR/1.5BA with screen porch, garage. Washer, dryer and big back yard. $2,000 month. Mike Norman Realty, 941-778-6696. REAL ESTATE PLEASE CALL ME if you are interested in selling. I am looking to purchase a home close to the beach or on the beach. 941-779-6158. No Realtors. FREE! WHAT EVERY Real estate buyer or seller needs to know! Go to: www.yourmarketupdate. com. 941-400-8735. WERE LOW, LISTINGS needed. Are you curious as to how much your home could be worth? Call us for a free professional consultation. Call Lynn at Edgewater Real Estate, 941778-8104. REAL ESTATE Continued LAKEFRONT CONDO: 2BR/2BA. $230,500. Over-55 community, no pets, ren ovated home, quiet area, double carport, ground oor, boat docks, kayak/canoe facilities, heated pool, exercise room, tennis, shufeboard, and waterfront park on beautiful Sarasota Bay. Only two miles to Bradenton Beach. For sale by owner. Call Fred 941-794-5011. 2BR/2BA 2003 CONDO in the gated main street at Bradenton complex on the Manatee River. Pool, fitness center, deeded covered parking, pets OK. $128,500. Call Linda at Keller Williams Realty, 813-334-7628. ANNA MARIA ISLAND beach retreat: 1.5 blocks to beach, 3BR/3BA duplex. 75x100-foot corner lot. For sale by owner. Leave message, 941-345-3716. VILLAGE GREEN VILLA: 2BR/2BA twocar garage. D model, lake view, partly fur nished, $162,000. Denise Langlois, Coldwell Banker, 941-725-4425. GREAT LITTLE HOUSE, great big view: Open water view of AMI Bridge, 1950s cottage, block construction, pine accents. New appliances, etc. An island treasure. $849,500. FSBO. 941730-2606 (leave message). WATERS EDGE: 2BR/2BA, SECOND floor, secluded corner condominium at Runaway bay, Anna Maria Island. Rented until May. $325,000. 941-778-4159. SANDPIPER RESORT CO-OP: Lowest price on Anna Maria Island, $49,900. Realtor, Real Estate Mart, 941-713-9835. FOR SALE BY owner: Open house 1-5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, and 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1. Palm Court off of El Conquitador Parkway. 4816 61st. Ave. Drive W., Bradenton. Move-in ready, $317,500. 941-524-6974. INC 800-367-1617 941-778-6696Mike N orman Realty31O1 GULF DR HOLMES BEACHwww.mikenormanrealty.com sales@mikenormanrealty.com MIKE NORMAN REALTY EST. 1978E XCE P TION AL B EACH VIEW S from this 2BR/2BT house at south end of Island. Unobstructed view will never change. Direct beach views. $499,000. LONGBOAT KEYA real must see in the village. Total privacy among trees and vegetation. 3BR/2BA ground level with pool and wrap-around deck. $597,000. A NNA M ARIA C OTTAGE Adorable, vintage cottage located west of Gulf Drive for easy beach access. 3BR/2BA, great screened porch, single car garage. Selling turnkey furnished. $475,000. 5351 Gulf Drive No. 4, Holmes Beach CANALFRONT W/POOL VILLAGE GREEN CONDO GATED COMMUNITY GULFFRONT COMPLEX Gulf views from light, bright, NEW CANALFRONT POOL HOME REDUCED Anna Maria city: 2/2 pool home located west of Gulf Drive. $522,000 mariannebc@aol.com 941-725-7799 Marianne Correll Your Listing REALTOR* Understanding Professional DedicatedLISTING ALL TYPES OF PROPERTIES SINCE 19996101 Marina Dr, Holmes Beach 34217Investor special, 203 67th St duplex. Close to the beach, new roof and AC. 2/2 and 2/1 with room for pool. $575,000 INCMike N orman Realty31O1 GULF DR, HOLMES BEACH I NEED LISTINGS! And Ill give you 100 percent effort.JASON HRNAK 941-773-6572 jhrnak@gmail.com Gulf-Bay Realty of Anna Maria Inc. Jesse Brisson Broker Associate, GRI 941-713-4755 800-771-6043 Call Jesse Brisson941-713-4755 TOWNHOUSE IN THE CAYEverything is new in this 2bed/2bath condo. Great location close to Anna Maria Island and Bradenton. With a boat dock and a pool, what more could anyone ask for. $190,000. Call Jesse Brisson @ 941.713.4755. A n n a M a r i a R e a l t y We ARE the Island!SINCE 1957 Marie Franklin, Lic. Real Estate Broker 941 778-2259 Fax 941 778-2250 E-mail amrealty@verizon.net Web site www.annamariareal.com May you celebrate Thanksgiving with Love in your home, Peace in your world and Joy in your heart.

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THE ISLANDER NOV. 27, 2013 31 W indow Covering Solutionsis your source for Blinds, Shades & Shutters. Call local AMI resident, Chuck Anderson, today to schedule your free in-home consultation and ProCustom Measure. 941-345-4907 www .4mywindows.com NFL Package 8 TVs $3 PINTS BEST WINGS ON AMIMonday 3-11 T ue-W ed 3-10 Thu-Sat 11:30-midnight 9701 Gulf Drive, AM Sunday 11-10 941-567-4056 slimsplaceami.com 941-778-8104EdgewaterRealEstateAMI.com For all your V acation and Real Estate needs, call 941-778-8104. 104 Bridge St., Bradenton Beach Mail or deliv er to The Islander ina Dr iv e, $5O BUCS CONTESTY our f or this w eek s game win y ou Dra wing in the ev ent of a tie Rollo v er if there s no winner! (no game/no pr iz Y Phone $5O PICK THE WINNERS CONTEST The Islander pa ys to the person with the most pr iz e in person or by ies must be mailed/postmar k ered to the ne wspaper of by y weekly A winner will be dra wn from tying entr ies The of The Islander f ootball judge is ies must be submitted on the pub lished fo rm tr ies m ust be itten or iginal, not sure to address and phone number er tisers must be listed to be eligib Winner Adv er tiser A n n a M a r i a R e a l t y We ARE the Island!Marie Franklin, Lic. Real Estate Broke r941-778-2259 Fax 941-778-2250E-mail amrealty@verizon.net We b site www .annamariareal.co m 6 7 8 9 10 12 11 5 1 2 3 4 13 14 15GET IN THE GAMECONTEST WINNER:___________________________ BUC SCORE WINNER: __________________________ Y PRIZE Capt.Gr eg Burke941.592.8373Let me help you navigate the island to find that perfect home or condo in P ARADISE. 310 PINE A VE, ANNA MARIA PUB & GRUBpresents NFL Foo tball on HDTVs Pl us NFL Wi n gs an d ot h er Grea t Ga me Foo d an d Dr ink s! P U B & G G R R U U U U U U B B B B B B B B B B B B Bucs at Panthers Steelers at Browns Bears at Vikings Jaguars at Browns Giants at Redskins 601 Sixth Av e. W. Bradenton 941.795-2800PLANET ST ONEMarble and Granite Counter tops Va nities & More Signature PaintingResidential/CommercialT odd Cunningham Licensed/Insure d C:941.350.3296Signature.painting2@gmail.co m Broncos at Chiefs Cardinals at Eagles Notre Dame at Stanford 941-794-2345 8106 Cortez Road Cortez, Fl.www.foresomesports.com Patriots at T exans WATCH BANDS, BATTERIES SERVICE/REPAIRS50% OFF All Citizen watches in stock.8102 COR TEZ RD. W. TueFri 10-4, Sat 102 941-798-9585 Dolphins at Jets Falcons at Bills Rams at 49ers Giants at RedskinsRust stains? No worries! WE CARR Y 8700 Cortez Road W ., Bradenton Phone 792.9304 M-F 7:30-5 Sat 8-noon PUMP & SPRINKLERCOR TEZSUPPL Y Public W elcome T itans at ColtsNovember Tip: Check your rain shut-of f device. CAPT KEITH BARNETT Realtor941.730.0516 bahamabar nett@aol.comI can navigate you to the perfect Island home.413 Pine A FSU at Gators FISH FR Y4-close Fridays7.99 all.u.can.eatfull menu, lunch & dinner dine in or take out 7020 Cortez Road W 941.782.8978 Kelsey s Bradenton s home of the Juicy Lucy Ohio St. at Michigan LOBSTER NI GHT $29.95 P er Pe rs on En jo y a bu et lled wi th your fa vo ri te se afood di shes, fe at uring a fr esh se rv ed Ma ine lobster wi th dra wn butt er & lemo n. Rese rv at io ns Req uir ed (941) 758-1467www .i m g academ yg olfclub.co m Bengals at Chargers PRESTON SKINNER, BRADENTON ROLLOVER

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32 NOV. 27, 2013 THE ISLANDER 1603 Gulf Drive North Bradenton Beach, FL. 34217David Teitelbaum 941-812-4226 Liz Codola 941-812-3455 6101 Marina Drive Holmes Beach FL 34217 419 Pine Ave Anna Maria 34216 1325 Gulf Drive North Bradenton Beach, FL. 34217 Deeded Gulf beach access Beach Celebrations 2103 Gulf Drive North Bradenton Beach, FL. 34217 1-800-883-4092 1325 Gulf Drive North Bradenton Beach, FL. 34217 1-877-867-8842 2200 Gulf Drive North Bradenton Beach, FL. 34217 1-800-447-7124 1603 Gulf Drive North Bradenton Beach, FL. 34217 1-888-686-6716Making Memories Here with Us. Tropic Isle Beach Resorts are the perfect celebration here on gorgeous Anna Maria Island. Whether a lavish event at one of our or at our new Tortuga Beach Pergola, our Concierge and professional Wedding Plancredit for the total number of reservations T RADEWINDS B EACH R ESORT T ORTUGA B EACH R ESORT The beach is spectacular and the sunsets are amazing.Very romantic. If you want to just relax and forget the world, this is the place to go.1 bd / 1ba $149.000 1 bd / 1ba $189.000 2bd / 2ba $395.000 2bd / 2ba $369.000 $20K+ Income $28K+ Income $53K+ Income $49K+ Income Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations

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Happy holidays and best wishes for 2014! Happy holidays and best wishes for 2014! The holidays are the time to take an extra moment to give someone a smile or send a greeting pause to give a quiet hug or words of praise. The holidays are special for friends, family and islanders. In our 21st annual Islander Wish Book, we take a moment to present the needs of organizations in our community that deserve your special consideration. These community service organizations are dedicated to providing assistance to families and individuals, teaching and mentoring our children, helping the elderly and less fortunate, all with the goal of making Anna Maria Island a better place to live for each and every one of us. With The Islander Wish Book, many of these organizations offer a special way for you to share the holiday spirit. Weve included a list of needs wishes from each one. Your donation, however small or grand, is deeply appreciated by many. Please, take a moment to select a gift from these lists to add to your holiday shopping list. Its The Islanders way of saying thanks for the support weve received for the past 21 years and a chance for all of us to give something back to the community we love. A small contribution can make a big difference. We offer a special thanks to our generous sponsor advertisers for making this publication possible. And we hope you receive the same return as we have every year the joy of giving. C M Y CM MY CY CMY K WISHBOOK COVER 13-14 v2.pdf 1 11/24/13 7:16 PM

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21ST ANNUAL ISLANDER WISH BOOK 2013 PAGE 2 NOV. 27, 2013 THE ISLANDER Anna Maria Island Concert Chorus & Orchestra The Anna Maria Island Concert Chorus & Orchestra has entered its 21st year of providing chorus and instrumental music, as well as performance opportunities for professional and volunteer musicians. AMICCO strives to broaden the publics knowledge, enjoyment and understanding of music and to foster the development of musically talented youth through our annual youth competition. AMICCO wishes for: and tenors. board members. databases and social media. For more information, contact Jeanie Pickwick at 941-795-2370, email pickwick@tampabay.rr.com or go online at www.amicco.org. Jim Mixon Insurance Inc. 5412 Marina Drive Island Shopping Center Holmes Beach 941-778-2253 All Island Denominations All Island Denominations unites the island churches CrossPointe Fellowship, the Episcopal Church of the Annunciation, Gloria Dei Church, Roser Memorial Community Church and St. Bernard Catholic Church to help those in need of emergency rent funds or utility assistance, as well as food. island churches, AID has been serving Anna Maria Island since 1982. AID wishes for: Anna Maria Elementary students over weekends. utilities, gas and food. AID has made a direct appeal on behalf of those employed at the Rod & Reel, which was forced to close for repairs food pantry at Roser Memorial Community Church, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. any of the island churches.Artists Guild of Anna Maria Island The Artists Guild of Anna Maria Island, local artists and promotes arts education. The guild provides scholarships, sponsors tours to local art museums, contributes funding to school arts programs, hosts art demonstrations and operates the Guild Gallery, where local artists to display their work. AGAMI wishes for: entrance. length and soon to be unavailable in stores. For more information, contact the Guild Gallery at 941-778-6694. Also, visit www.amiartistsguildgallery.com.Anna Maria Elementary School Anna Maria Elementary School operates with a professional staff of administrators, teachers and support personnel and a large coalition AME wishes for: globe, pencils, eraser tips and sticky notes. six 7-inch dodgeballs, one set of six ultimate indoor/outdoor scooter boards. Other classes: School supplies, stuFor more information, call the school at 941-708-5525 or drop off items at 4700 Gulf Drive, 9805 Gulf Dr iv e, Anna Mar ia ax 778-2250 Email: amr lty@gte .annamar iareal.comMay You Be Blessed With Joy, Peace and Love This Holiday Season. A n n a M a r i a R e a l t y Best Wishes for the Happiest of Holidays! Anna Maria Island Historical Society Society operates a museum at 402 Pine Ave., Anna Maria, where visitors can see old Florida antiques and collections from the early days of Anna Maria. achievement and sponsors a series of cultural and historical events. to the museum. boat built by Sam Cobb, the islands second settler. with entry gardens and a path. nal settlers bread. 778-0492, email amihs4315@gmail.com or stop by the museum. Denominations All Island Denominations unites the island churches CrossPointe Fellowship, the Episcopal Church of the Annunciation, Gloria Dei Church, Roser Memorial Community Church and St. Bernard Catholic Church to help those in need of emergency rent funds or utility island churches, AID has been serving Anna Maria Island since 1982. Anna Maria Elementary students over weekutilities, gas and food. AID has made a direct appeal on behalf of those employed at the Rod & Reel, which was forced to close for repairs food pantry at Roser Memorial Community Church, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. achievement and sponsors a series of cultural and historical events. to the museum. boat built by Sam Cobb, the islands second settler. with entry gardens and a path. nal settlers bread. 778-0492, email amihs4315@gmail.com or stop by the museum. AGAMIs wish: A storage shed. AMIHSs wish: island photographs and artifacts.

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21ST ANNUAL ISLANDER WISH BOOK 2013 THE ISLANDER NOV. 27, 2013 PAGE 3 The Loyal Order of Moose Lodge #2188wishes everyone a Happy Holiday and asks that you please remember to donate a TOY for a TOT at the Lodge. 110 Gulf Drive, S. Bradenton Beach from the staf f ofHurricane Hankse Hurricane LiquorsOpen 1 CHEERS to You and Yours this Holiday Season Happy Holidays to you and yours!Longboat Hardware 4030 Gulf of Mexico Dr Longboat Key FL 34228 Phone: (941) 383-1313 Fax: (941) 383-2170 Holmes Beach Hardware 3352 East Bay Dr Holmes Beach, FL 34217 Phone: (941) 778-0999 Fax: (941) 778-1717 The mission of the Anna Maria Island Privateers is to develop, promote and support activities for the betterment of youth and community in Manatee County. The group raises money for scholarships, cleans up roads and hosts a series of events for children and adults, including the Christmas parade and party, which takes place this year Saturday, Dec. 7. Anna Maria Island Privateers wishes for: purchase decking. Also, visit www.amiprivateers.org.Bridge Street Merchants The Bridge Street Merchants, which became nesses on Bridge Street, the Bradenton Beach community and local charities. BSM presents several signature events in Bradenton Beach, including a Sunday open-air market throughout the winter season and Christmas on Bridge Street, featuring Santa Claus and a boat parade. Bridge Street Merchants wishes for: For more information, contact Amanda Escobio at 941-779-6836. Park Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria, operates with the support of donors and members. The center hosts a variety of programs for adults and children, from educational programs to sports leagues to therapy. The center also hosts a series of community events throughout the year. To meet community needs, the center provides low-income families access to childcare, youth programs and family therapy. The center wishes for: items, toy cars, markers, construction paper, mats and a projector for the childrens program. and softballs for the sports program. dollhouse with furniture and dolls for the therapy room, puppets for play therapy and a sheepskin rug for the play therapy room. lers, ping-pong balls and paddles, AA battergram. ers for the performing arts room. night program. hand tools and attachments for a John Deere For more information, contact the center at 941-778-1908 or go online at www.islandcommunitycenter.com. Hardware Merry Christmas to you all! Home Bridge Street Merchants wish: a storage shed for the market lot. Anna Maria Island Community Centers wish: Legos for creative kids. Anna Maria Island Privateers wish: ship decorations. Park

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21ST ANNUAL ISLANDER WISH BOOK 2013 PAGE 4 NOV. 27, 2013 THE ISLANDER Come celebrate open house in the entire Holmes Beach downtown area 5-8 p.m., with Santa visits for kids, Privateers and a snow storm hosted by The Feast and co-sponsored by The Islander Celebrate! Refreshments, entertainment throughout the downtown area! Prize drawings! Dont miss this big event. YOURE INVITED .... JOIN US DEC. 6 STARTING AT 5 PM FOR THE DOWNTOWN HOLMES BEACH HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE!Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce The Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce, representing 500-plus members and operating a visitors center at 5317 Gulf Drive businesses thrive and tourists navigate on the island. membership and the community through proactive leadership by building a positive business climate while enhancing and perfecting the quality of life for all. The chamber wishes for: Center. pantries. 778-1541, emai1 at debbie@amichamber.or g or go online at www.annamariaislandchamber. or g.Cortez Village Historical Society community to the east of Anna Maria Island. for: and other items to exhibit at festivals. For more information, contact Mary Fulford Green at 941-795-7121 or maryfulfordgreen@ Friends of the Island Library The Friends of the Island Library exists to sion of offering a responsible, proactive, innovative program of library service, capable of upgrading the educational, cultural, and recreational quality of life in the community. The support group provides volunteers to assist librarians, raises money to purchase materials and sponsors numerous programs for adults, teens and children. The group wishes for: 2014 book sale, which is scheduled for Feb. 1. For more information, call friends president Mary Pat Swamy at 941-778-3312. 401 Manatee Ave., Holmes Beach, 941.778.5622LaPenseePlumbing.com CPC1458020 CFC1426956 Service Repair, Showroom, Remodeling, Pool Service Happy Holidays from the staff Happy Holidays from the staff Happy Holidays from the staff Happy Holidays from the staff Happy Holidays from the Cannons Marina Crew Anna Maria Island Turtle Watch and Shorebird Monitoring The volunteer-driven Anna Maria Island data on nesting sea turtles and shorebirds on the island. In partnership with the island community, through public education and cooperation, the itat for people, sea turtles and shorebirds, the ecosystem of the island and its surrounding waters. bird Monitoring wishes for: latex gloves. and printing. ing lighted paper lanterns that pollute the Gulf waters and endanger wildlife. signs. ware. Florida Institute for Saltwater Heritage time cultures including the environment upon which these communities depend. programs, including the Turner Maritime Chalserve and the boatworks. Fishing Festival held in February. For more information, call 941-254-4972 or Tingley Memorial Library Bradenton Beach, exists to provide books and other library services to the island population. The librarys goal is to serve our patrons all year through friendly and helpful assistance with any reading materials and informational resources they seek. Tingley wishes for: For more information, call Eveann Adams at 941-779-1208 or email eadams@cityofbradentonbeach.com. Tingley Memorial Librarys wish: Florida-themed materials. CVHSs wish: Military uniforms for display in the cultural center/family life museum in Cortez. g The Friends of the Island Librarys wish: used books for the book sale.

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21ST ANNUAL ISLANDER WISH BOOK 2013 THE ISLANDER NOV. 27, 2013 PAGE 5 www 315 Pine A Happy Holidays Florida Maritime Museum The Florida Maritime Museum is dedicated to preserving and sharing the regions maritime history. The museum is housed in the renovated The goal in the next year is to expand education programming, boat-building opportunities and exhibits. The museum wishes for: For more information, contact the museum at 941-708-6121.MoonRacer No Kill Animal Rescue good and safe homes. MoonRacer believes that all animals deserve that no animals should be killed because they are homeless and will provide comfortable and safe shelter and work for them until homes can mation is the way to promote kindness to all animals and will work with and help people and do whatever is possible within our means to help them. MoonRacers wishes for: liams at 941-896-6701, lisa@moonraceranimalrescue.co m or go online at moonraceranimalrescue.co m.Off Stage Ladies The Sunday before an opening night at the Island Players playhouse in Anna Maria is known as Long Sunday. This is when the actors and technical crew gather for a lengthy day of rehearsal to perfect the production and when the Off Stage Ladies take center stage at the playhouse. The group exists to support Island Players, raising money with events, serving as ushers, helping behind the scenes and on stage at the theater. And, on Long Sunday, when a hearty meal might help the lead recall his or her lines or the lighting expert hit a mark, OSL prepares and serves dinner to the starving artists. day of each month, October-May. Off Stage Ladies wishes for: Long Sunday meals and paper goods on Dec. 1, Jan. 19, March 16 and May 11. For more information about the Off Stage 799-2181 or email nancy.ambrose@aol.com. of homeless pets rescued from death row at the Manatee County Animal Services shelter 10 at once. Many more have found medical care and forever homes from MoonRacer. 2013X-MasJust 4 Fun Florida Dreams Have a Holly Jolly Christmas from Joe & Petra Praetor and the Teams from Just 4 Fun and Florida Dreams Picture Them Adopted Picture Them Adopted is a group of volunteer photographers and animal handlers who donate time, talent and effort to take pictures of the dogs and cats at the local animal shelters in hopes of increasing the animals chances of adoption. Teams of photographers and handlers visit the shelter once a month for about three hours. PTA currently has about 17 teams but hopes to double the number in 2014. Picture Them Adopted wishes for: Animal handlers and photographers. 3105. Maritime museums wish: labelmaker. Moonracers wish: collars and leashes. Off Stage Ladies wish: paper plates and utensils for rehearsal dinners. Picture Them Adopted wishes for photographers to volunteer for the campaign to help rescue animals.Relay for Life The American Cancer Society is dedicated to tion, advocacy and patient services. Relay For Life of Anna Maria Island set for Coquina Beach May 17-18 in 2014 is the ACSs signature island event. At the relay, participants celebrate cancer survivors, remember those who have battled the disease and commit vide a complimentary dinner to cancer survivors and their caregivers at the event. survivor gift bags. talent to perform at the event. chance drawings. friends and businesses to form teams. sors. 941-328-3775 or alyson.kerwin@cancer.or g Also, visit

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21ST ANNUAL ISLANDER WISH BOOK 2013 PAGE 6 NOV. 27, 2013 THE ISLANDER The Wish Book is made possible thanks to our generous advertising sponsors and the extra effort of Islander team members Toni Lyon, Joe Bird, Lisa Neff and Lisa Williams. Please, join me in thanking them all ... Publisher Bonner Joy BEACH FRONT Ground level duplex with 2BR/1BA each side. Turnkey furnished, each with washer & dryer.Two open patios. Good 15 year rental history. $799,000. INCMike Norman Realty31O1 GULF DR HOLMES BEACH 800-367-1617 941-778-6696www. mikenormanrealty.comSUNBOW BAY 2BR/2BA over 1146 square feet with water views. Easy access for quiet Island living. Heated pool, tennis and the FREE trolley is at your front door. $264,900 ELEVATED 2 BR / 2 BA home with great screened lanai located just 1 short block to beach $325,000. CanalfrontVery nice 3BR/2BA house with heated pool, boat lift, and 2-car garage. $599,000. BRAND NEW 6BR The ultimate rental property one block from the beach. Exquisitely furnished with flat screen TVs in every room. One of a kind pool and Tiki bar. Elevator and 2 car garage. Lush landscaping. $895,000. 33 YEARSSPANISH PARK near Blake Hospital. 3BR/2BA, 2-car garage and huge family room. Fenced back yard. $169,800. VILLAGE OF LONGBOAT KEY Secluded home on Broadway, this is a must see 2 BR/ 2.5 BT beauty with a den/ study that could be a 3rd bedroom. Cathedral ceiling in living room with great open beam design. Walk to beach & great restaurants. $450,000 MERRY CHRISTMAS! Island Players The Island Players is in its 65th season in the cozy little theater at the corner of Gulf Drive and Pine Avenue in Anna Maria. The groups mission is to continue to bring high quality and professional entertainment to the community for the cultural enrichment of all and to provide a stage for young people to learn and enhance their experiences in the performing arts. The Island Players 2013-14 season goal is to introduce new theatergoers to our historic playhouse. The Island Players wishes for: with batteries and chargers. saw with batteries and a charger. hbstump@aol.com. Information also is online at www.theislandplayers.org.Rotary Club of Anna Maria Island The Rotary Club of Anna Maria Island, in Bradenton Beach, is a network of business, professional and community leaders, both active and retired. Members network, build friendships, develop leadership skills and satisfy community and global service needs. Money raised through fundraising efforts support about three dozen projects, many of Holmes Beach. The Rotary Club of Anna Maria Island wishes for: of Anna Maria Island, contact Michael NorthAlso, visit www.annamariarotary.org.Royal Pet Rescue rescue as many dogs and cats as possible from mals in its care, most in temporary foster homes until permanent adoptions take place. RPR has rescued more than 2,000 animals all of them received vet care, were spayed or neutered, micro-chipped, wormed and treated with flea medications before being placed in homes. ties and no paid staff. Royal Pet Rescue wishes for: go online at www.royalpetrescue.com. Rotary Club of Anna Maria Islands wish: donations for Feeding Empty Little Tummies. Roser Food Pantry Maria, is stocked largely with donations from island residents and island churches. weekdays to islanders in need. or meals. snacks. items when the stock runs low. Roser Food Pantrys wish: non-perishable groceries. Royal Pet Rescues wish: cat and dog food donations.Anna Maria Garden Club The Anna Maria Garden Club is an all-volunteer group that meets on the third Wednesday of the month to socialize and to promote gardening on the island. The group meets at Roser Memorial Community Church, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. In addition to monthly gathering, the group supports local charitable efforts, as well as grows opportunities at Anna Maria Elementary The club wishes for: More members to attend monthly programs. Island Players wish: Comfortable barstools with backs for the workers at the window.

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21ST ANNUAL ISLANDER WISH BOOK 2013 THE ISLANDER NOV. 27, 2013 PAGE 7 Happy Holidays 5352 Gulf Drive Holmes Beach www.abcbabyrental.com HAPPY HOLIDAYS3909 E. Bay Drive, Suite 110 Holmes Beach, FL 34217 (Located across from Publix) (941) 778-6118 Fax: (941) 778-6230 mwalter@manateecpa.comWalter & AssociatesCerti ed Public AccountantsW W Activity is on the upswing in the winter at Annie Silver Community Center at 23rd Street and Avenue C in Bradenton Beach. entrepreneur Annie Silver in the 1950s to promote friendship and entertainment for neighbors and friends in Bradenton Beach and on the island. During the winter season, there are celebrapotluck dinners. The center wishes for: glass. plles. For more information, contact Linda Yarger at 941-778-3580 or email lyargerl@aol.com.Wildlife Education & Rehabilitation Center bilitate animals and return them to their habitat, as well as promote education on environmental issues. Gail and Ed Straight, with a corps of wildlife-loving volunteers, run the operation from their home in Bradenton Beach. wildlife warm on cold nights. County for a new rehabilitation center and conservation activities. at 941-778-6324, email caracara@juno.com or go online at www.wildlifeinc.or g. Wildlife Inc.s wish: bird seed. Call Sandee at 778-1908 ext. 200 for more details Santa Claus arrives by Saturday December 7thAnna Maria Island Community Center 407 Magnolia Avenue, Anna Maria 12th Annual LESTER FAMILY FUN DAY! Celebrate this Season with Santa Claus Everyone is Welcome!Manatee Players Dickens Christmas Carolers Hot dogs, snacks, sodas andDuffy burgers! AWESOME raffle prizes! Pony Rides! FREE ADMISSION! 601 Sixth Ave. W., Bradenton941.795.28OOPLANET STONEMarble & Granite Inc. Holiday Greetings to All!

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The government calendar. Page 4 Page 5 reader letters. Pages 6-7 Page 7 Page 8 announcements. Pages 10-15 events. Pages 12-13 Pages 18-19 Page 21 Pages 22-23 crowned. Page 24 Good weather equals AsTheWorld Terns discover the bond. Page 6The Best News on Anna Maria Island Since 1992 www.islander.org Ranked Floridas Best Community Weekly by FPAAMI Chamber of Commerce 2012 Medium Business of the Year 10 years ago Meetings Op-Ed Page 26 Happenings MORRIS, Special section: Islander Wish Book. Ho, ho, ho: Holidays ahead. Page 10 Streetlife No evidence of homicide in death of Sheena Morris Second investigation PresswoodAM mayor halts park work, benefactors miffed Webb Aubry SueLynn VOLUME 22, NO. 3 Happy Thanksgiving NOV. 27, 2013 FREEMayor calls halt on park work Seasonal sweets. Page 16

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THE ISLANDER NOV. 27, 2013 3 11:30-9 941.778.5092ENJOY The Feast Restaurant Winners!Come find out why were voted No. 1 PIZZA on AMI by Islander readers! HB MAYOR CONTINUED FROM PAGE 2 LOBSTAHS LOBSTAHS LOBSTAHS LOBSTAHS 5337 Gulf Drive | Anna Maria Island | 941.779.1000 NEW MENU!HAPPY HOURFood & Cocktails 3-6 NEW MENU! Got Buttah?SEAFOOD | STEAKS | PASTA | COCKTAILS BURGERS | WINGS | HOT DOGS | PIZZA DAILY SPECIALS & CHEFS SELECTIONSSunday Chicken Wings $8 Fri & Sat Prime Rib $18 Tues & Thur Filet of Grouper $15 Mon& Wed Lobster Tail Plate $14 ESPN & SUNDAY FOOTBALL PACKAGES ON BIG SCREENS $14 Thanksgiving Turkey Dinner, All the Fixins BURGERS | WINGS | HOT DOGS | PIZZA $14 Thanksgiving Thanksgiving Thanksgiving All the Fixins All the Fixins All the Fixins to affect the outcome of an election, there is reason for concern, Boyd said. IIf its not illegal, it should be and, at the least, its do whats right, not just what is legal. Boyd suggested M M onti should have used his own money or campaign funds if he wanted to mail out a list of his achievements to voters. Bohnenberger, who lost to M M onti in 2012, said he gave an annual report presentation and copies to the commission at a public meeting and also furnished it to the news media. IIts an outrageous waste of taxpayer money for the city to pay for the mailing, Bohnenberger said. A A dditionally, the letter only went to voters, not residents or property owners. T Thats a selected list done obviously to promote the election, he said. EEvery property owner, every resident, deserves the same information. T T hats why I I gave my report to the media. T T he mayors report is for everybody with a vested interest in Holmes Beach, Bohnenberger said. M M onti, however, said he saw nothing wrong with mailing voters an update. I I sent out an update at six months and now at 12 months, M Monti said. IIve gotten so many compliments from voters thanking me for keeping them up-to-date. was going on at city hall. I I feel its necessary and its my duty to inform citizens. M Monti said the timing of the report just happened to be before the election. A Asked why he didnt release his report to the news media, M M onti said he wanted to make sure the full content of his report was available to read. with either the F F lorida E E thics C C ommission or the F F lorida E Elections CCommission. A A lawyer with the FEC FEC said a formal complaint on nine-member commission would consider if it was unethical. E E ach complaint is handled on an individual basis, the lawyer said. T T o her knowledge, there is no statute the prohibits such mailings, as long as there is no request for funds, a campaign endorsement or even a hint of support for a candidate in that governing area in the mailer. She referred to Section 112.313(6) of the FEC FEC opinions on misuse of public funds. T T hat section states, in part, that whether a corrupt tion depends on how and for what purpose the stationery will be used, rather than upon the fact of its use.Montis mail, approximate costsAMPMAMPM fees, including postage: $775.49C Copies (3 two-sided pages, one single page): $1,861.50E Envelopes (6 boxes, 500 each): $51.00 U UnknownC Commissioners time: P PricelessFormer HB man sentenced 6 years, $17.6 M restitution for fraud Jason Syrek, a 40-year-old former Holmes Beach resident was sentenced N Nov. 4 in U U.S. D District C Court in D D etroit to six years in a federal prison and ordered to pay $17.6 million in restitution for health care fraud and false tax returns. Syrek pleaded guilty to the crimes earlier this year. He admitted taking millions of dollars in funds intended for taxes and payments to Blue C C ross Blue Shield of MMichigan. He will now forfeit property to pay the debt, including that seized in D December 2012 by agents from the F Federal Bureau of I I nvestigation: a 32.5-foot Sea R R ay Boat, a 2008 F Ferrari F F430 and 2008 P Porsche Boxster from 5311 Sunrise Lane, Holmes Beach, the Sunrise Lane home and a condo at MMainsail Beach IInn, Holmes Beach. T The seizure stemmed from an O October 2012 comC Court, EEastern DDistrict of MMichigan. A A ccording to court records, Syrek engaged in health care fraud from M May 2008 to D December 2010 while oper ating CACAS RResources of A Adrian, MMich. T The company provided human resources outsourcSyreks conduct was egregious in that he effectively stole funds that were withheld on behalf of employees, said E E rick M M artinez, an I I nternal R R evenue Service special agent. His actions cost the government $13.4 million in tax loss alone. A A ugust 2011, an IR IR S notice of $11,030,158 in federal tax liens was recorded against Syrek. I In M March 2012, another IR IRS tax lien of $5,831,664 was recorded against AMI AMI Beach I I nn LLCC as nomi nee, fraudulent conveyee and/or alter ego of CA CA S R Resources. The Daily Telegram, Adrian, Mich., contributed to this report. Jason Syreks sports cars, a 2008 Ferrari F430 and 2008 Porsche Boxster, and a 32.5-foot Sea Ray cruiser Holmes Beach in December 2012. The property, along with a condo at Mainsail Beach Inn, was placed under a government protective order. Islander File Photo

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4 NOV. 27, 2013 THE ISLANDER Meetings MORRIS conindfromp AAnna Maria City EEE Bradenton Beach S A AELE Holmes Beach AELE Manatee County G West Manatee Fire RRescue O Of IInterest T G T L U S S S A T T S T S S E S E T G G LE T S LE S A T T S LE The investigation LE S A S S T S T T S T T G G G G Morris friends speak out A G A A LE A A A A A S A G A L A A A Psychological autopsy LE S S T S T T S G Conclusions T G T S S LE LE S S LE Genoese

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6 NOV. 27, 2013 THE ISLANDER Opinion Our Publisher and Editor Bonner Joy, bonner@islander.org Editorial Lisa Neff, copy editor Joe Bird Kevin Cassidy, kevin@islander.org Rick Catlin, rick@islander.org Jack Elka, jack@jackelka.com Jennifer Glen eld, jennifer@islander.org Mark Young, marky@islander.org Contributors Carol Brenneman Jesse Brisson Karen Riley-Love Cheryl Nordby Schmidt Capt. Danny Stasny, sh@islander.org Mike Quinn | NewsManatee.com Advertising Director Toni Lyon, toni@islander.org Production Graphics ads@islander.org Of ce Staff Lisa Williams, manager, lisaw@islander.org Janice Dingman, pier plank coordinator accounting@islander.org classi eds@islander.org subscriptions@islander.org Distribution Urbane Bouchet Shane Pelkey Ross Roberts (All others: news@islander.org) NOV. 27, 2013 Single copies free. Quantities of ve or more: 25 cents each. Island Shopping Center, 5604B Marina Drive Holmes Beach FL 34217 WEBSITE: www.islander.org PHONE 941-778-7978 toll-free fax 1-866-362-9821 Opinion Your OUR OPINIONS, Thanks, matey Bravo Thankful? I didnt know Have your say to to all the O

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THE ISLANDER NOV. 27, 2013 7 Headlines from Nov. 26, 2003Temps and Drops on AMI Date Low High Rainfall Nov. 17 71 86 0 Nov. 18 69 82 0 Nov. 19 71 84 0 Nov. 20 67 84 0.71 Nov. 21 73 86 0 Nov. 22 69 86 0 Nov. 23 65 85 0 Average area Gulf water temperature 74.124-hour rainfall accumulation with reading daily at approximately 5 p.m. Wed love to mail you the news! The Islander and The Islander BULK MAIL U.S. SUBSCRIPTION (allow 2 weeks for every weeks delivery) 7 months-1 year: $54 3-6 Months: $36 1-3 Months: $24U.S. FIRST CLASS AND CANADIAN SUBSCRIPTION 7 months-1 year: $160 3-6 Months: $98 1-3 Months: $54 Single Issue: $5 FIRST CLASS MAIL, U.S. ONLY, maximum four weeks Rates to Europe or other countries available on request.MAIL TO: ______________________________________________________________ ADDRESS _____________________________________________________________ CITY ____________________________ STATE __________ZIP _________________ Credit card: d u No. ___________________________________________ Name shown on card: _____________________________Exp. Date ___________ Credit card billing address: ______________________________________________ MAIL START DATE: _____________________________________________________ THE BEST NEWS ON ANNA MARIA ISLAND SINCE 1992 CHARGE BY PHONE 941.778.7978 ONLINE (secure server) www.islander.org E-MAIL subscriptions@islander.org 10 years ago SIDEBAR Youre invited to visit The Islanders new SIDEBAR GALLERY and premiere showing of new work, featuring four local women artists, Linda Molto, Ines Norman, Cecy Richardson and Susanna Spann. Come view the gallery collection, including work by Ruby C. Williams, Richard Thomas, Andre Renard and a dozen or more local artists. Dont miss your chance to own a piece of Anna Maria Island-Cortez lore. SIDEBAR GALLERY 9-5 M-F, 5604B Marina Drive Holmes Beach, 941.778.7978 Opinion Our1993 wish book? we moved?

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8 NOV. 27, 2013 THE ISLANDER Libbys I sland J ewelry Libbys Island Jewelry Libbys Artisan Jewelry #2067 Libbys Artisan Jewelry $2250 $1850 $1850 $1850 $1850 $2250 $2250 $2250 $2250 $1850 $1850 $1850 $1850 $1850 $1850 $1850 $1850 $1850 $1850 $1850 11904 Cortez Road W Cortez 941-792-3366 Mon & Tue 10-6, Wed & Thu 9-8 Fri-Sat 9-9, Sun 9-8 www.thebeachshopboutique.com NEXT TO TYLERS ICE CREAM Lots of items up to 50% OFF BEACH SHOP The We moved to Cortez from the Manatee Public Beach!THE BEACH SHOP Lots of items Lots of items Lots of items up to up to 50% 50% OFF OFF We moved to Cortez from the Manatee Public Beach! BEACH SHOP BEACH SHOP WE LIKE LIKES facebook.com/ Islandernewspaper HB mayor ready to take paid parking plan to next level A S E S E S T T S G A S L A A S G G S S S L T S L S G G T T Former island real estate agent arrestedA A E T A S U S U S S S L A L Carleton Socializing T T T

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THE ISLANDER NOV. 27, 2013 9 WEDNESDAYS ARE BACK!1707 1st St. E., BradentonWhere Hwy 41 & 301 meet @ 17th Ave941-747-3794 Red Barn Plaza Area OPEN Tuesday-Sunday (see website for details) Best Place to Find Anything! Entire Flea Market Open 8-4ENTIRE FLEA MARKET OPEN 8AM-4PM Bring the Family, Spend the Day Trendiest shop in Anna Maria for womens and mens clothing and accessories Check us out!Fashionable casual beachwear and wedding a ireExclusive retailer for ISLAND COMPANY merchandiseNOW AVAILABLE: GIFT CERTIFICATESBring this ad for 10% OFF any one item. Expires 12/4/2013. One per person, not including prior purchase.Come see us in Anna Maria and on Facebook! 9908 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria, 941-251-5913info@beachfashionboutique.com www.beachfashionboutique.com Tourist development tax skyrockets above annual record to come to Anna ally the slowest month of the year the same month T T S T T S S A A A S A A T A A E T A S

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10 NOV. 27, 2013 THE ISLANDER 941-780-8010SCHEDULE: www.amiWaterShuttle.comRESERVATIONS REQUIRED ~ VIA PHONE OR ONLINE PRIVATE CHARTERS & EXCURSIONS ~ UP TO 49 PASSENGERSENJOY THE RIDE!EGMONT KEY SHUTTLE Monday Combo Dolphin Watch / Lunch Loop Tuesday Sarasota Day Trip WednesdayBradenton Day Trip Thursday Circle Line TourPLUS DAILY Dolphin Watch NIGHTLY Sunset / Dolphin Watch Combo Acupuncture | Massage Therapy Organic Facials ** Sunset Beach Yoga with Leigh ** 5 pm Thursday & 8:30 am SaturdayHOLISTIC HEALTH CARE IN A BEAUTIFUL SPA ENVIRONMENT! 2219 Gulf Drive N | Bradenton Beach 941.778.8400 | www.alunawellness.com Eco-friendly spa and wellness center Visit www.islander.org for the best news on AMI. Island happenings 5500 Marina Drive ~ Holmes Beach Mon-Sat 10 am 5 pm ~ 941.779.0779 www.CreationsbyL.com Find us on Facebook Winners! Unique Handcrafted Jewelry Boutique The Islands Only Bead Supply Store Ask About Our Classes & Parties Artspace collecting crayons, coloring books Ho, ho, ho: Holiday rush begins Holmes Beach downtown delivering holiday cheer Holly Berry Bazaar returns to Annunciation 3612 E. Bay Drive, Holmes Beach 941.778.0400 313 Pine Ave, Anna Maria, 941.778.0500.full service salon and spa offering Hair ~ Nails ~ Massage ~ Facials ~ Body Treatments ~ ~ Bikini and Brazilian waxing ~

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THE ISLANDER NOV. 27, 2013 11 S A L E A A L L Free popcorn! Corner Rack (intersection of gulf and marina) You asked for it, you got it! Signature Signature 5311 gulf drive holmes beach941.778.5400 acquaaveda.com hair skin nails massagefeel beautiful today Send event photos to news@islander.org.SHARE your fun with The Islander readers! Island happenings Privateers readying Christmas parade Lester Family Fun Day bene ts center Islanders enlist in Toys for Tots drive Sandbar to host private childrens party Bridge Street merchants light up season The Antique Orphanage antiques & collectiblesAn Eclectic Approach To Collecting Specializing in Inkwells, Smalls, Lotton Glass115 Wed-Sat and by appointment Fairway Center Breezeway 5125-B Manatee Ave. W. ~ Bradenton941-761-8000 Terras 2723 Manatee Ave. W Tue-Fri 10-5:30, Sat 11 4Closed Sun-Mon 941.779.5350 Handmade Sterling Jewelry

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12 NOV. 27, 2013 THE ISLANDER Serving Anna Maria Island, Longboat Key and West BradentonTOWNCAR SERVICE RATESto/from Anna Maria, Holmes Beach, Bradenton Beach, Longboat Key $80 $75$35Flat-rate pick up on Anna Maria Island or Longboat Key to/from any location, from $15Local AND Long Distance Call for rates to other locations941-730-8803islandsedan@gmail.com www.islandsedan.com or Longboat Key to/from any location, from $15 Wednesday, Nov. 27 Thursday, Nov. 28 Friday, Nov. 29 Saturday, Nov. 30 Sunday, Dec. 1 Monday, Dec. 2 Tuesday, Dec. 3 Wednesday, Dec. 4 Off-island 8000. Coming up Save the date Calendar announcements Send calendar announcements to calendar@islander.org. Please include the time, date and location of the event, a brief description and a contact via email and phone. The deadline for submissions is the Wednesday a week before publication. Highresolution photographs welcome. Calendar announcements need a good laugh? visit the emerson quillin signature store. humor, art, gifts www.emersonshumor.com HOLMES BEACH AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE F Electr Tune-Ups, Brakes & More 5333 Gulf Drive Holmes Beach at the corner of Gulf & Marina Drives 941-779-0487 CHRISTIES PLUMBINGRESIDENTIAL / COMMERCIAL778-3924 OR 778-44615508 MARINA DRIVE, HOLMES BEACH LOCAT ED IN THE BACK OF THE BUILDING REP (CFC1426596) OPEN SA DOGGIE DAY CARE 7am-7pm ~ 7 DAYS BY APPT. Call ahead: 941.243.3900 8819 Cortez Road W., Bradenton www.coastalcaninecottage.comOwner caregivers: Lisa Williams & Angela McCallister Need your dog out of the house for an hour or a day? Drop him/her off with us.Studio hosts Letting the Light Come In Courtesy Photo

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THE ISLANDER NOV. 27, 2013 13 Calendar of ongoing events Announcements Island happenings ACCOMMODATIONS Tortuga Inn Beach & Tradewinds Resorts 90 well-appointed rooms, apts., suites with kitchens, wi-fi, pools, beach, more! www.tortugainn.com 941-778-6611 www.tradewinds-resort.com Haleys Motel An island jewel with 1950s charm and 21st century amenities. Perfect for weddings and reunions. 941-778-5405 or 800-367-7824 www.haleysmotel.com Bungalow Beach Resort DIRECT LY ON THE BEACH! Classic 1930s Island-style resort. 800-779-3601 bungalow@bungalowbeach.com www.bungalowbeach.com i.wedBEAUTY & WELLNESS Acqua Aveda Salon Spa Store Hair, nails, makeup, skin and massage for the bride and the entire bridal party. 5311 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach 941-778-5400 www.acquaaveda.com JEWELRY Bridge Street Jewelers The islands full-service jewelry store. 129 Bridge St., Bradenton Beach 941-896-7800 PHOTOGRAPHY Jack Elka PhotoGraphics The finest wedding photography since 1980. Studio: 315 58th St., Holmes Beach. Preview weddings: www 1 The Islander Wedding Directory T O ADVERTISE, CONTACT IWED EX PERT TON I LY ON 9 419 2 8 87 35 O N @ S N R. OR G TON I @ I S LA N DE R.ORG MUSIC/ENTERTAINMENT Chuck Caudill Entertainment Beach weddings and events. DJ service, live guitar and more from an experienced island professional. .chuckcaudill.co m BRIDAL ATTIRE The Beach Shop 11904 Cortez Road W. Pretty white dresses for a casual island wedding. Dresses for moms, too! Open daily. 941-792-3366 Send announcements to calendar@islander.org.BINGO! the artsHOP galHovda of Holmes won more than $250 Bradenton. Islander Courtesy PhotoAGAMI hosts author at dinner be the guest of honor at at 941-778-6694. O FF THE HOOK CORTEZNautical Furnishings & MoreCome check out our new store!OFF THE HOOK: 11-6 TuesdaySunday wwww.offthehookfurnishings.com 12408 Cortez Road West, Cortez 941-730-4409 Custom-Painted Furniture, Antiques, Collectibles, Patio Furniture, Art, Decor and MORE! O FF THE HOOK FF THE HOOK CORTEZ CORTEZ Furniture, Antiques, Patio Furniture, Art, Decor and MORE!

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14 NOV. 27, 2013 THE ISLANDER 512 Pine Avenue, Anna Maria Roser Community ChurchA NONDENOMINATIONAL, CHRISTIAN CHURCH CHRISMON TREES & NATIVITY DEDICATION Sunday Worship Service 10:00 AM Church School for Children & Youth 10:00 AM Adult Class 8:45 AM Book Study 9:00 AM Mission of the Month: Salvation Army Waiting for Your Hearts Desire (Communion) The Rev. Dr. Bruce W. PorterLibrary sets December activity scheduleT L T G T T S U S A S G S S S T T Casting callA E S GA Island Players to stage reception for Over the River T T SA T T G T S S T T S T A S T E A S S L T S G T S L Island Players perform AMICCO benetT T A T T G A G A Asolo to host Show Boat family dayT A T S S A T T S T   Stage ladies cook up saleT S L GA T S A A Deadliest Catch party raises funds for veterans honor ightsA A S A A T L S T S Island Animal ClinicReminding you to help save our seabirds. Dont cut the line!If you hook a bird, slowly reel it in and remove all hooks and line. Winners! Casting trivia coffee and a laugh Cathy Hansel-Edgerand Katelyn Studer.

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THE ISLANDER NOV. 27, 2013 15 Kiwanis meeting Nov. 30T A S A G T G A LIFE AUTO HOME BOAT BUSINESS Our lovely patients, Gordon and Ruthacclaimdentalcare.com A PRIVATE FAMILY DENTAL PRACTICE 941.795.6535$599 CROWN SPECIAL2 or More Molars Only!We use a local dental lab with over 30 years experience in the Bradenton Area.OFFER EXPIRES NOV. 30, 2013 ABSOLUTE TRANQUILITYOF THE BODY & MIND INC.JESSICA LEHR, LMT, FB 941-504-5356 | tranquilbodynmind.com 5702 Manatee Ave W Suite A | BradentonMASSAGE & FA CIALSMENTION THIS AD FOR 15% OFFMM30810relax, renew, revitalize flea Marketthe Ginnys & Jane Es at the old IGA Furniture, art, antiques, collectibles, nauticals, linens, jewelry and more! the Ginnys & Jane Es at the old IGA collectibles, nauticals, linens, SS OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODSby Joe DiPetro Directed by Mike Lusk 8 pm Dec. 5-15 2 pm Matinees Dec. 8, Dec. 15Quiet Mondays OPEN AUDITION 7:30 pm Sunday Dec. 8 Delval DivasRun Dates Jan. 23-Feb. 9Directors Phyllis Elfenbein & Heiko KnipfelbergBox Of ce Open Nov. 25, Mon-Sat 9-1d Tickets: $20 i10009 Gulf Drive & Pine Avenue, Anna Maria Churches welcome all to Thanksgiving dinnersA A G T T T T thankfulness Church last year. Islander CrossPointe pastor, church honored Garage sale benets wildlife care WE LIKE LIKES facebook.com/ Islandernewspaper

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16 NOV. 27, 2013 THE ISLANDER TAX AND ACCOUNTING SERVICES BEN AND KAREN COOPER We are accepting new clients for our Tax and Accounting practice. We prepare income taxes and handle all phases of accounting. Bank Reconciliations Preparing Financials Calculating Payrolls Homeowners Associations Individual and Corporate Tax Returns WE WANT TO BE YOUR ACCOUNTANT941-795-7048 Ofce 941-795-4878 Fax 941-713-9190 Cell benacooper@aol.com Island PEST and TERMITE CONTROL INC. l l s mail@islandpestandtermitecontrol.comwww.islandpestandtermite.com Sarasota 941-365-2893 Beach 941-778-1337 fax 941-778-3285 Bradenton 941-794-1005 Brandon 813-643-0200 fax 813-643-0595 Port Charlotte 941-625-6887t ]uSign up for either Drywood or Subterranean Termite Guarantee and receive up to an instant $600 discount! Call immediately. Only the rst 500 customers are eligible! We now accept Discover Card. P EST a n CO NTR O RECIPES, These are a few of our favorite sweet season treats Mmmm, rum cake Billies Best Bacardi Rum Cake Yummy without rum Original Amish sugar cookies Finally, one of the Islands best MASS AG E BY NADI ACall 94 1. 51 8.8301 Massaging on AMI for more than 17 years. Your place, your convenience.MA#0017550 HOW TO RELAX ON AN ISLAND.GIFT CERTIFICATES AV AILABLE WE TWEET TOO@ami_islander

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THE ISLANDER NOV. 27, 2013 17 Bernard Haulsees Heavenly Fruitcake RECIPES Proceeds from this event benefit Honor Flight Network is a non-profit organization created solely to honor America's veterans for all their sacrifices. They transport our heroes to Washington, D.C. to visit and reflect at their memorials. Top priority is given to the senior veterans World War II survivors, along with those other veterans who may be terminally ill. Travis will be signing copies of his book that will be for sale in the FLIP FLOP SHOP! quarter-page ad to run Nov 20 and Nov 27 Desserts owner/baker Chelsea Burgess and Gera Versfeld are colMorgan Harlan

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18 NOV. 27, 2013 THE ISLANDER New York Times Sunday Magazine Crossword Bradenton Beach of cials take oath of of ce Bradenton Beach Mayor Top Anna Maria spender wins commission seat

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THE ISLANDER NOV. 27, 2013 19 Holmes Beach her seat on the second term. 941.778.6444 | 6600 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach www.BeachBistro.comZAGAT Top Restaurants in America Best food on the Gulf Coast Holmes Beach commissioners return to dais T T S S T G T L S G T T G Legislative delegation to hold hearing U S S T S A T T S

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20 NOV. 27, 2013 THE ISLANDER Milestone CASUAL GULF-FRONT DININGAnna Maria Island Beach Cafe4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach 941-778-0784 Where Manatee Avenue Meets the Gulf Enjoy Thanksgiving Day Turkey Dinner on the Beach Noon 5 PM $14.95 Open for Breakfast on Thanksgiving Day, too! We made stone crabs famous! OPEN 7 Days 11:30-9:30 Happy Hour 4-6pm LONGBOATS PREMIER WATERFRONT RESTAURANT! Join us for a Christmas Parade in the Historic Village of Longboat Key Saturday Dec. 14 At 3 p.m., the parade starts through the village at 4 p.m., Santa Claus arrives at Moores Stone Crab Restaurant. At 6 p.m., the Lighted Boat Parade departs Moores Dock For more info, visit Moores Stone Crab Restaurant on Facebook Since 1967 MOORE S STONE CRAB RESTAURANT Best food, best service, best view ... Any closer to the water, your feet will get wet! OPEN 7 DAYS 11:30-9:30 941-383-1748 www.stonecrab.cc Join us for a Join us for a Christmas Parade Christmas Parade Happy Hour 4-6pm Happy Hour 4-6pm Christmas Parade Christmas Parade in the in the in the Christmas Parade in the Christmas Parade Christmas Parade in the Christmas Parade in the Christmas Parade Christmas Parade For more info, visit Moores Stone Crab Restaurant on Facebook For more info, visit Moores Stone Crab Restaurant on Facebook Best food, best service, best view ... Any closer to the water, your feet will get wet! Best food, best service, best view ... Any closer to the water, your feet will get wet! Please, bring a new, unwrapped toy (941) 778-6641(941) 778-66415606 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach Hours: MonThurs 4pm1pm FriSat 11amam Sun 11am1pmWE DELIVER WE DELIVER 5606 Marina Drive Holmes Beach MonThu 11am1pm FriSat 11amam Sun 11am1pm Island Coffee HausReal Florida Relaxation! HB couple celebrates 60th anniversary T S L L S A T A U G T G T S T A of Holmes Beach celebrated Islander Courtesy Photo ObituariesMarilda D. MorganS S S T S S online at A A G G E L S Carol J. ConboyS S A S A S S S S S L T G Janette Helen FleischmanS A S S S S S S A S S AEA S S S S E G Ronald F. PepkaU S A T U S A A S E A G L T S L G S L L S G A G

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THE ISLANDER NOV. 27, 2013 21 Streetlife Professional honor Signed, delivered als. Islander Courtesy Photo AUTHENTIC GERMAN BEER, FOOD, CAKES AND ATMOSPHERE! THE REAL GERMAN RESTAURANT ON FLORIDAS WEST COAST Old HamburgSchnitzelhaus FRIDAY & SATURDAY OVEN-FRESH BAVARIAN HAXEN &CRISPY DUCKLINGCALL AHEAD TO RESERVE OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK FULL LIQUOR AND DINING SERVICE Come check out our super NEW menu! WELL BLOW YOU AWAY! 941.778.5788 2000 75th St. W., BradentonSmoke-Free Facility / Always Open to The PublicLunches ~ Dinners ~ Dances ~ Bingo Gaming Arcade and More! FOR A SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS CALL 941-794-3489 or visit www.americanlegionpost24.com Kirby Stewart Post 24 WELCOME TO Kirby Stewart Post 24 Kirby Stewart Post 24 WELCOME TO The American Legion Island police blotterAAnna Maria A A A T T T T S A A A T Bradenton Beach G T A Cortez A S T A Holmes Beach A T E T E T T A T T T S A T

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22 NOV. 27, 2013 THE ISLANDER Local Caught Fish Linguini White Clam Cortez Cracker Shrimp AMI Fish Sandwich Closed Thanksgiving Reopen Black Friday with music by Trevor Bystrom Live music every Friday & Saturday Reservations recommended 121 Bridge St. Bradenton Beach 941-896-9737 bluemarlinami.com Grill Seafood OLD-FASHIO NED ICE CREAM MADE O N SITE!CELEBRATING 29 YEARS!OPEN 7 DAYS SINCE 1984 Wednesday, Nov. 20 Thursday, Nov. 21 Friday, Nov. 22 Juice and milk are served with every meal. Monday, Nov. 25-Friday, Nov. 29 OMA PIZZA& ITALIAN RESTAURANT Makers of the Worlds Largest Pizza $100 OFFAny Size PizzaFREE DELIVERY! Makers of the Worlds Largest Pizza THE FEAST RESTAURANTEnjoy your feast THE FEAST THE FEAST RESTAURANT RESTAURANT HB residents watch granddaughter grow in Nutcracker role Tea party kicks off Nutcracker of Holmes Beach the Bradenton Ballet role of Clara Imerman at a event. Islander Dance Theatre of Bradenton

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THE ISLANDER NOV. 27, 2013 23 CHECK US OUT AT WWW.ISLANDER.ORG L L OBSTER NIGHT OBSTER NIGHT OBSTER NIGHT OBSTER NIGHT OBSTER NIGHT OBSTER NIGHT OBSTER NIGHT L OBSTER NIGHT L L OBSTER NIGHT L L OBSTER NIGHT L OBSTER NIGHT OBSTER NIGHT OBSTER NIGHT OBSTER NIGHT OBSTER NIGHT OBSTER NIGHT OBSTER NIGHT OBSTER NIGHT OBSTER NIGHT OBSTER NIGHT OBSTER NIGHT OBSTER NIGHT OBSTER NIGHT OBSTER NIGHT $29.95++ Per Person Thursday December 12th HOLIDAY Brunch $19.95++ Per Person 11 -2pm Featuring a fresh Maine lobster, served with drawn butter & lemon. Enjoy a buffet filled with your favorite seafood dishes. Includes New England Clam Chowder, Clam Strips, Seared Sirloin, Shrimp Cocktail, Assorted Salads, Dessert Table & MUCH more! Menu Includes Cream of Wild Mushroom Soup Molded Cranberry Salad Seafood Salad Oven Fried Chicken Chef Carved Roast Beef Baked Salmon Omelette Station Eggs Benedict French Toast Cheese Blintz w/ Fruit Sauce Homefries Cornbeef Hash & MUCH more... Sunday December 8, 2013 Reservations Required (941) 758-1467 Cornbeef Hash Cornbeef Hash Cornbeef Hash Cornbeef Hash Cornbeef Hash Cornbeef Hash Cornbeef Hash Reservations Required (941) 758-1467 www.imgacademygolfclub.com Ready, set, serve Photo By Jennifer Fourthgraders perform son dresses as a bear AME. Students before show Eyes to the sky from the front of the school.

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24 NOV. 27, 2013 THE ISLANDER Cathy Schmidt, LPGA Class A Pro TEACHES THE SECRETS TO GOLF Learning is easy and fun! Improve your game in as little as an hour!PRIVATE LESSONSOLF SCHOOLSEEKLY CLINICSLADIES PUNIORSIDEO ANALYSIS & DOPPLER ANALYSISLL SKILL LEVELS Open Mon-Fri 8-4, Saturday by Appointment 12044 Cortez Rd. W, (941) 792-7657 marinedocktor@msn.comMake one stop to shop for the Dock!marine docktor s Re mote Controls Send your sports, travel news to news@ islander. org. Dont miss the fun. 941-870-4349www.kathleend.net Sailing Catamarans Sailing CatamaransKathleen D Kathleen DUSCG Certied to 20 passengersSailing from 3 locationsAnna Maria Island Longboat Key Downtown SarasotaLets Go Sailing! AMICC Adult Basketball Champs AMICC Upsets rule soccer playoffs Winter sports call for registration Key Royale golf news Horseshoe news

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THE ISLANDER NOV. 27, 2013 25 Light T Fishing ChartersCapt. W arren GirleInshore Offshore Liht Tk l Capt. Warren Girle o r e h O mbowers@tampabay.rr.com MB MARINE LLCElectronics / Electrical Installation & ServicePO Box 1064 Cortez, Fl 34215(941) 920-1169 Fishing Charters Wet Slips Fuel Dock Full Service Marine Mechanic Tackle Shop and Water Sports AM City Pier tides; Cortez high tides 7 minutes later lows 1:06 later Anna Maria Island Tides Date AM HIGH PM HIGH AM LOW PM LOW Moon Nov. 27 7:09 1.4 7:19 2.0 1:12 0.7 12:44 0.7 Nov. 28 8:33 1.4 7:52 2.1 2:11 0.4 1:28 0.8 Nov. 29 9:44 1.4 8:26 2.3 3:02 0.1 2:08 0.9 Nov. 30 10:47 1.5 9:01 2.4 3:49 -0.2 2:45 1.0 Dec. 1 11:45 1.5 9:38 2.6 4:35 -0.4 3:19 1.1 Dec. 2 12:40p 1.4 10:18 2.7 5:22 -0.6 3:53 1.2 Dec. 3 1:33p 1.4 11:02 2.7 6:08 -0.7 4:30 1.2 New Dec. 4 2:23p 1.4 11:49 2.6 6:56 -0.7 5:15 1.2 Sailing squadron offers boating courses, seminarsT A S S S T A S S T T A T T G Good weather means good fishing most of the time S A T A L A A S S U L S T S A S T G T U L G A A A G G L G G G L A L T L A T L A S E S G T L S S

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26 NOV. 27, 2013 THE ISLANDER Chamber ambassador Lyon Send your club, business, fishing, sports, event news and photos to news@islander.org. Share the fun. Business news FOR SALE BY OWNER This historic beach cottage offers 3 suites, each with private full bath, wrap-around porch with Gulf views, tongue-and-groove wood ceilings, A truly rare nd on AMI. This wont last long. $1,350,000.00 For more details: www.annamariacottage.com egajd@aol.com or 727-510-0340 Historic 1926 Old Florida Gulfview Cottage3 Bedroom/3 Bath Oversized 75x145, 10,875 sf Lot Location: 104 Magnolia Ave.; 1 lot from Gulf of Mexico; 1 block to Sandbar Restaurant and Ginnys & Jane Es Chamber schedules December events Island real estate transactions Correction RE/MAX Alliance has new island agent

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THE ISLANDER NOV. 27, 2013 27 CHECK US OUT AT WWW.ISLANDER.ORG SELLING?I Buy Anna Maria Island Houses.ComAnna Maria/Holmes Beach/Bradenton Beach Erik, 941.677.2678, or egajd@aol.com I S L A N D E R C L A S S I F I E D S HOLMES BEACH37 Years of Professional Service to Anna Maria Island and BradentonEXPERIENCE REPUTATION RESULTSPopular Herons Watch, 10 min. to beaches. 3BR,2BA. New carpet and interior paint. New AC 2010. $229,000. RENTALS GULFFRONT Vacation/Seasonal 5/4 Home. GULFFRONT Luxury Villas 2/2 and 1/1.5 Vacation/Seasonal CANALFRONT HOMES WITH POOLS, SEASONAL or VACATION With 20 years experience, I understand whats important to you: Getting the results you desire with a high level of personal service. Realtor Cindy Hayworth Our Florida lifestyle. Casual, not complicated. Call me at 941.504.1511 Real Estate Sales Vacation Rentals Annual Rentals Property Management Concierge Service We re Serious about our Customer Servi ce Your full service Real Estate Agency providing exceptional customer service for all your short or long term goals. Whether staying a few d ays or a lifetime, we will help you find your perfect accommodation. One stop shop. We can pro vide everything you might need ..buy rent and finance your piece of paradise. 104 Bridge St., Bradenton Beach ITEMS FOR SALE KEURIG B130 SILVER coffeemaker brewing system with Solofil cup filter, $75. Contact: s 34217@yahoo.com. BEADED HOLIDAY RED placemats, coasters and napkin rings, $10. 941-761-1415. SEVEN 65-WATT indoor track bulbs, $20, adjustable oor canister light, $5, black lace tunic, $20. 941-896-7902. COFFEE TABLE: DROP-leaf, very nice, $100, 1-year old above-ground pool, accessories, 15-18 foot, $100. 941-778-3920. FREEBIE ITEMS FOR SALE Individuals may place one free ad with up to three items, each priced $100 or less, 15 words or less. FREE, one week, must be submitted online. Email classi eds@islander.org fax tollfree 1-866-362-9821. (limited time offer) ANNOUNCEMENTS THE HIVE: GIFTS & Arts at Bridge Street, Bradenton Beach. Local hand-made unique jewelry including our very popular Mermaids Range, Tibetan jewelry and goods, plus Pandora-style charms and various gift items from around the world. 941-730-1745. WANTED: WORKOUT DVDs and retired but working XBox, Wii units with games for Ministry of Presence for kids and teens in Haiti. Deliver to The Islander, 5604B Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. ANNOUNCEMENTS Continued TERRY HAYES, REALTOR. Premier Sothebys. 941-302-3100. Terry.hayes@sothebysrealty. com. Discoverannamaria.com. WANTED: YOUR OLD cell phone for recycling. Deliver to The Islander, 5604B Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. ANTIQUES, ART, and collectibles. View at The Islander store, 5604B Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. AERIAL PHOTOS of Anna Maria Island. View and purchase online: www.jackelka.com. FISHING GEAR WANTED: The Privateers and The Islander are collecting new or used, repairable shing poles and reels, nets, tackle, buckets, etc. to give to children. Donate your gear at The Islander newspaper of ce, 5604B Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. FREE GUN LOCK courtesy of Project Childsafe, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and Holmes Beach Police Department. Pick up at The Islander of ce, 5604B Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Dont be sorry, be safe. GARAGE SALES ROSER THRIFT SHOP: Open 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. Accepting donations 9-11 a.m. Wednesdays. 511 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. 941779-2733. 3001 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach 941.778.6849, toll free 800.778.9599 $288,000 Call US to LISTEN and HELP you LIST or BUY your beach place! Call the Neelys! 941.809.5565 941.807.6220cellwithmelandbarb.com Beach View $275,000 $535,000 2 BR / 2BA C ondo Island Retreat www.Edgewatervacationhomes.com www.Edgewaterrealestateami.com PERICO BAY C LUB WITH S PECTACULAR VIEWS!104 Bridge St., Bradenton Beach941-778-8104 Toll Free 877-778-0099 Real Estate Sales Vacation Rentals Annual Rentals Property Management Concierge Service We re Serious about our Customer Servi ce Your full service Real Estate Agency providing exceptional customer service for all your short or long term goals. Whether staying a few d ays or a lifetime, we will help you find your perfect accommodation. One stop shop. We can pro vide everything you might need ..buy rent and finance your piece of paradise. Spectacular Lake Views from this Gorgeous FirstFloor 2Bed/2Bath condo in Beautiful Perico Bay Club. All Thats Missing Is You! $184,900. Call Lynn Zemmer, Broker, 941-730-1294. N EW LI S TING GARAGE SALES Continued STEFFS STUFF ANTIQUES: Consignment sale 20-50% off, open daily. The Centre Shops on Longboat Key. 5380 Gulf of Mexico Drive. 941-383-1901. CLEARANCE SALE: 9 a.m.-? Saturday, Nov. 30. Table linens, pillows, jewelry. Dealers welcome.16 Seaside Court, Holmes Beach. LOST & FOUND FOUND: BLACK WALLET belonging to Eric Hamilton Hicks, please call Bruce to identify. 630-278-9492. Turn the page for more Islander ads ... A.M.I. BEACHES REAL ESTATE5702 Marina Dr, Holmes Beach CALL THE BEACHES EXPERTCindy Quinn, P.A., Realtor, CDPECell: 941-780-8000Go to my website to view all AMI listings:islandannamaria.com

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28 NOV. 27, 2013 THE ISLANDER SERVICES Continued ALL AROUND PAINTING: Quality work. Free estimates. Licensed, insured. Call native islander Jim Weaver, 813-727-1959. ISLAND COMPUTER GUY, 37 years experience. On-site PC repairs, upgrades, buying assistance and training. Call Bill, 941-7782535. TRANSPORT SERVICE: LET me drive you to the airport or anywhere in Florida. Flat rates. Reasonable. Call Mike, 941-567-6634. CLEANING RESIDENTIAL, COMMERCIAL and resort. Love what we do, love to work. 941756-4570. INTRODUCTORY OFFER! BUY one, get one free music lesson. manateemusic.ne t or 941741-8832. NEW REAL ESTATE photography services for the Bradenton and Sarasota area. Professional photography and video at affordable rates. Call For Real: 941-524-4656. JUST THAT CLEANING service: We will clean your home like our own. We offer organic cleaning products. Free estimate. Call Jenise, 941730-6773. U FLY I drive your car anywhere in the USA. Airport runs, anywhere. 941-746-5651, 941545-6688. PART-TIME BOOKKEEPING services available, experienced and reliable. Call Michael at 941-713-0284. JOHN THE FIREMAN Island Cycle & Scooter Repair. 25 years experience. Affordable prices. 918-639-5002 or 941-276-1414. TINA MICCIO, LICENSED Massage Therapist. Christ Centered Wellness Center. Come to the well. 1820 59th St. W., Bradenton. Call today for appointment, 941-266-6906. MA49526 MM20745. COMPUTER SERVICES: I can fix it. Virus cleanup, system upgrade. Hardware, software and network repair. FBI virus cleaned and removed. Cell phone repair, support. Replace broken camera, screen, etc. Give islander Socko a call: 941-799-1169. BUSINESS-TO-BUSINESS JDs Window Cleaning looking for storefront jobs in Holmes Beach. I make dirty windows sparkling clean. 941-920-3840. ISLAND MERMAIDS CLEANING and Co.: 38-year Islanders. Rentals our specialty. 941778-3046. BEACH SERVICE air conditioning, heat, refrigeration. Commercial and residential service, repair and/or replacement. Serving Manatee County and the Island since 1987. For dependable, honest and personalized service, call William Eller, 941-795-7411. CAC184228. RELAXING MASSAGE IN the convenience of your home or hotel. Massage by Nadia, more than 19 years on Anna Maria Island. Call today for an appointment, 941-518-8301. MA#0017550.MA#0017550. Sandys Lawn Service Inc.Established in 1983 Residential and Commercial Full service lawn maintenance Landscaping Clean-up Hauling tree trimming Licensed & Insured Paradise Improvements 941.792.5600Kitchen and Bath Remodeling Specialist Replacement Doors and Windows Steven Kaluza Andrew ChennaultLIC#CBC056755 I S L A N D E R C L A S S I F I E D S Residential & Condo Renovations vice RDI CONSTRUCTION INC.CBC 1253471 Bed: A bargain! King, Queen, Full & Tw in, pre-owned from $30 new/used. 941-922-5271 www.sleepking.net Need computer help? Chances R, I can help. And if I dont have the answer, I know someone who will. Start to nish hardware, software, network setup and repair, printer help, continuing support... Give me a call. If its broke, I can usually x it. Cell phones, too.e Sock Solutions business network / computer solutionsSocko Pearson, 941-799-1169, sockopearson@aol.comISLAND REFERENCES AVAILABLE CHECK US OUT AT WWW.ISLANDER.ORG 5604B MARINA DRIVE, HOLMES BEACH WWW.ISLANDER.ORG 5604B MARINA DRIVE, HOLMES BEACH 5604B MARINA DRIVE, HOLMES BEACH ANSWERS TO NOV. 27 PUZZLE MO CH AC RO WE CA RB HA IL AA RO NO KR AS AB AA AG RA CH AT EA UO IL SM ED IA BI AS SU NL AM P R OU EA IR LI NE S ER AT HU NO TI NI T EL BA BO AS TS SC AL IA GO AD SU NI HE NN AI TE RS OO HU ND ER SE AO UI JA IO S SP AR RE DP OS TG AM EB AB A I SEE MI LO NE WS RO OM SO VS FI ND PE AC ET AU T ST EP TU RNRU DE TA CT LA UD SA NDB AR SD IR EC TV AT VM AU IO EN OP HI LE OW E VE RS AD EL CO EE ED EMON SN EA KS AS GARD RE ST GE TR EA LE KESH U AD IE UO AR SMAN CH ED DA R DO NT PA NI CP RA GU EA IO LI AN NE TA CO SE WO NT TO PS ME SA ST AT ESS AY H ESS E SPONSORED BY Adopt-A-Pet TAKE ME HOME! METRO DOOR & SUPPLY INC.Interior Design-Quality Doors & Bi-Folds Fiberglass Entry Doors, Side Lights & Transoms Aluminum & Vinyl Patio Doors, Sliders & Screens Insulated Energy Star Impact Windows & Glass Impact Storm Screens (inside mount) 5 colorsSales-Service-Parts941-726-2280 Registered Insured Floridas Best Dealer LOST & FOUND Continued FOUND: SILHOUETTE EYEGLASS. Found at 72nd Street and Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Call 810-875-4459. LOST: LADYS PRESCRIPTION Silhouette eyeglasses. Call 941-778-2497. MISSING: GRETA-THE-CAT. White, calico spots, dark ears, tail. Call Kate, 941-567-6577 or Sharon, 941-778-9432. Reward. PETS WELL-MANNERED RESCUED dogs (and kittens!) are looking for great new homes or fosters. Please, call for information, 941-8966701. DOGGY DAY CARE: Coastal Canine Cottage. Leave your pets with us for fun and pampering while youre out! Lisa, 941-243-3990. 8819 Cortez Rd. W., Bradenton. TRANSPORTATION HANDICAP RAMP VAN: 1999 Dodge Caravan, great condition, 10-inch lowered oor, possible nancing. 941-779-2131. FOR SALE: 2013 Gem Car e4. Loaded, garagekept on Anna Maria Island. Call/text, 404-6689397. BOATS & BOATING BIMINI BAY SAILING: Small sailboat rentals and instruction. Day. Week. Month. Sun sh, Laser, Windrider 17 and Precision 15. Call Brian at 941-685-1400. PONTOON BOAT RENTAL Create life long memories. Call 941-518-3868 or see boat orida.weebly.com. ANNA MARIA ISLAND boaters: Selling or buying, call Captain Dave! World Class Yacht Sales, 877-901-BOAT. captaindave@wcyachtsales.com POWER NOLES CUSTOM 11.5-foot fiberglass tunnel hull with bass seats. Very stable! Great for fishing-stand on the side without tipping, go in really shallow waters. Very fun boat for anyone who wants to get on the water! Includes a trolling motor with battery. Must see! $500 obo. Call Toni, 941-928-8735. HELP WANTED LPNS NEEDED FOR active quadriplegic using Hoyer lift. Morning shifts, 4-5 hours starting at 7 a.m. Overnight shifts, 9:30 p.m.-7 a.m. Travel opportunity. 941-685-5213. KIDS FOR HIRE LOCAL ISLAND STUDENT babysitter available. CPR and rst aid-certi ed, early childhood development major. Emily, 941-567-9276. RESPONSIBLE RED CROSS certi ed babysitter. Honor student. Call or text Isabel, 941-5457995. KIDS FOR HIRE ads are FREE for up to three weeks for Island youths under 16 looking for work. Ads must be placed in person at The Islander of ce, 5604-B Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. SERVICES TOASTED COMPUTER SERVICES. Your home and business specialist. On-site service, virus/ spyware, cleanup, system setup, upgrades, diagnosis and repair, internet/wireless networking, custom system design. 941-224-1069. I DONT CUT corners, I clean corners. Professional, friendly cleaning service since 1999. 941-779-6638. Leave message.

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THE ISLANDER NOV. 27, 2013 29 HOME IMPROVEMENT Continued JERRYS HOME REPAIR: Carpentry, handyman, light hauling, pressure washing. Jack of all trades. Call 941-778-6170 or 941-447-2198. HANDYMAN SERVICE: 25-year Island resident. We do all repair, interior and exterior, insured. The Flying Dutchman, 941-447-6747. SOUTHBAY HOME REPAIRS: If its broken, stuck, loose, leaks, needs paint, etc. Ill x it. Affordable quality work. 941-720-2906. PRESSURE WASHING: RESIDENTIAL, commercial, roofs, driveways, house, lanai, pool area. The Flying Dutchman, 941-447-6747. PRESSURE WASHING: RESIDENTIAL, commercial, resorts, roof, lanai, etc. Also windows, lawn services, also. 941-756-4570. PROFESSIONAL TILE ROOF restoration. Call Peter for free estimate, references, insured. The Flying Dutchman, 941-447-6747. RENTALS WEEKLY/MONTHLY/ANNUAL rentals: wide variety, changes daily. SunCoast Real Estate, 941-779-0202, or 1-800-732-6434. www.suncoastinc.com. VACATION RENTALS: GREAT location near boat ramp and everything on Anna Maria Island. Free WiFi, cable. 941-779-6638. VACATION RENTALS: BRADENTON houses or condos. Weekly or monthly. Call 941-962-0971 or 941-794-1515. www.coastalpropertiesrealty. com. Suzanne Wilson, broker. ANNUAL HOME WANTED January 2014: Long-time Island couple seeks single-family home with pool in quiet Holmes Beach or Anna Maria. No pets, no smoking. Minimum 2BR/2BA. Will consider waterfront condo. Tom, 941-993-4909. 1BR AND 2BR units off Cortez Road, two miles from the beach. 3611 117th St. W., one block from the bay. $650-$800/month. 941-5188478. ANNUAL RENTAL WANTED: Jan 1, 2014. Seeks single-family home or duplex in Holmes Beach or Anna Maria. No pets, no smoking, minimum 2BR/1BA. Milan, 214-477-6554. Turn the page for more islander rentals SERVICES Continued ANYONE CAN TAKE a picture. A professional creates a portrait. I want to be at your wedding! www.jackelka.com. 941-778-2711. LAWN & GARDEN CONNIES LANDSCAPING INC. Residential and commercial. Full-service lawn maintenance, landscaping, cleanups, hauling and more! Insured. 941-778-5294. ISLAND LAWN SPRINKLERS repairs and installations, watering the island for 15 years. Jeff, 941-778-2581. JUNIORS LANDSCAPING AND MAINTENANCE Lawns, native plants, mulching, trimming, hauling, cleanups. Island resident 25 years. Call 941-807-1015. LANDSCAPING STRAIGHT SHOT LANDSCAPE. Specializing in old Florida seashell driveways and scapes. Free estimates. Call Shark Mark, 941-3016067. SHELL DELIVERED AND spread. $50/yard. Hauling all kinds of gravel, mulch, top soil with free estimates. Call Larry at 941-795-7775, shell phone 941-720-0770. TOP NOTCH LAWN Care: Residential and commercial. For all your landscaping needs. 941-932-6600. NATURES DESIGN LANDSCAPING. Design and installation. Tropical landscape specialist. Residential and commercial. 30 years experience. 941-729-9381, 941-448-6336. HOME IMPROVEMENT VAN-GO PAINTING residential/commercial, interior/exterior, pressure cleaning, wallpaper. Island references. Bill, 941-795-5100. www. vangopainting.net. CUSTOM REMODELING EXPERT. All phases of carpentry, repairs and painting. Insured. Meticulous, clean, sober and prompt. Paul Beauregard, 941-730-7479. GRIFFINS HOME IMPROVEMENTS Inc. Handyman, ne woodwork, countertops, cabinets and wood ooring. Insured and licensed. 941-722-8792. Windows & Doors 941-730-5045WEATHERSIDE LLC LIC#CBC1253145H URRIC ANE DANS RESCREEN INC.POOL CAGES, LANAIS, PORCHES, WINDOWS, DOORS No Job TOO BIG or TOO SMALL. Free Estimates. I S L A N D E R C L A S S I F I E D S WASH FAMILY CONSTRUCTION941.725.0073LOCALLY OWNED AND FAMILY OPERATED SINCE 1988State Lic. CBC1258250CALL THE ISLANDS FINESTMORE THAN 2,500 LARGE AND SMALL PROJECTS ON AMI SINCE 1988!We provide design plans~You preview 3-D drawings Family Owned and Operated since 1975 viceCHRISTIES PLUMBINGResidential & Commercial#CFC1426596 ____________ ___________ ___________ ___________ ___________ ___________ ___________ ____________ ___________ ___________ ___________ ___________ ___________ ___________ ____________ ___________ ___________ ___________ ___________ ___________ ___________ ____________ ___________ ___________ ___________ ___________ ___________ ___________ CLASSIFIED RATES: Minimum $12 for up to 15 WORDS. 16-30 words: $20. 31-45 words: $40. BOX ad: additional $4. (Phone number is a "word.")The deadline is NOON Monday every week for Wednesdays paper.Run issue date(s) _________ _________ _________ _________ or TFN start date: ______________ Amt. pd _________________Date _____________ Ck. No. _________Cash _______ By _________ Credit card payment: d u No. _____________________________________________________ Name shown on card: ____________________________________________card exp. date ______/ ______ House no. or P.O. box no. on cc bill ________________________Billing address zip code ________________ Your e-mail for renewal reminder: ____________________________________________________________ CLASSIFIED AD ORDER HONEY DOHOME REPAIRS & HANDYMAN SERVICE35 years of experience means service you can count on!PAINTING, DRYWALL, TILE, WOODWORK, ALL TASKS941.896.5256 We Can Repair or Install Anything With Your Home HONEY DO HOME REPAIRHandyman Service Joesph LaBrecque Free Estimates Airport TransportationPROMPT, COURTEOUS SERVICE AIRPORT PERMITTED & LIVERY INSURED941-779-0043 941-778-2711 CommercialPHOTOGRAPHYReal Estate Aerial Studio Product Interior Architectural Stock Pictures Web Printing Post Cards Brochures Headshots .com315 58th St Holmes Beach, FL 34217 ISLAND COASTAL CLEANING YOU RELAX ~ WE CLEAN Licensed. Insured. Bonded. JOHN ~ NAN 248.802.7802 24-hour Emergency Service www.coderedplumbinginc.com941-920-3684PLUMBING 24hourEmergencyService PL U U U MB I I NG Cleaning by LAURA For honest, reliable and friendly service Contact me today.Call: 941-539-6891 or email lauralapeke@ yahoo.comGod Bless you! Pet Friendly

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30 NOV. 27, 2013 THE ISLANDER RENTALS Continued SEASONAL APARTMENTS AVAILABLE: 1 and 2BR at Westbay Cove condo. Walk to beach, shopping, restaurants, on free trolley line. Tennis, two heated pools. Old Florida Realty Co., 941-713-9096. FOR RENT: YEARLY 3BR/3BA and loft, Anna Maria City. Dock and lift, $2,000/month. 813629-1867. SEASONAL RENTAL AVAILABLE January through April. Second floor 2BR/2BA newly remodeled unit with screened lanai and pool. One block from public beach and town. Email ssmithyoga@gmail.com for serious inquiries. TEN PERCENT DISCOUNT! Anna Maria seasonal rental, half block from Gulf beach.   3BR/1BA quaint cottage with all the modern amenities.   Available November, December, January.  www.aposporos.com. Terry Aposporos, 941-778-8456. I S L A N D E R C LL AA SS SS II F II EE DD SS RENTALS Continued SUMMER SANDS: BEAUTIFUL 2BR/2BA condominium with 30-foot lanai overlooking Gulf. Private beach and heated pool. Available January 2014, $3,600/month, 30-day minimum. Visit www.aposporos.com for photos. Terry Aposporos, 941-778-8456. VACATION RENTAL: STEPS to beach, spa cious 3BR/3BA private, heated pool. Available now, for Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year. Flexible. $2,000/weekly/ Realtor, Real Estate Mart, 941-356-1456. 3BR/1.5BA with screen porch, garage. Washer, dryer and big back yard. $2,000 month.  Mike Norman Realty, 941-778-6696. REAL ESTATE PLEASE CALL ME if you are interested in selling. I am looking to purchase a home close to the beach or on the beach. 941-779-6158. No Realtors. FREE! WHAT EVERY Real estate buyer or seller needs to know!  Go to: www.yourmarketupdate. com. 941-400-8735. WERE LOW, LISTINGS needed.  Are you curious as to how much your home could be worth? Call us for a free professional consultation. Call Lynn at Edgewater Real Estate, 941778-8104. REAL ESTATE Continued LAKEFRONT CONDO: 2BR/2BA. $230,500.  Over-55 community, no pets, ren ovated home, quiet area, double carport, ground  oor, boat docks,  kayak/canoe  facilities, heated pool, exercise room, tennis, shufeboard, and waterfront park on beautiful Sarasota Bay. Only two miles to Bradenton Beach. For sale by owner. Call Fred 941-794-5011. 2BR/2BA 2003 CONDO in the gated main street at Bradenton complex on the Manatee River. Pool, fitness center, deeded covered parking, pets OK. $128,500. Call Linda at Keller Williams Realty, 813-334-7628. ANNA MARIA ISLAND beach retreat: 1.5 blocks to beach, 3BR/3BA duplex. 75x100-foot corner lot. For sale by owner. Leave message, 941-345-3716. VILLAGE GREEN VILLA: 2BR/2BA twocar garage. D model, lake view, partly fur nished,  $162,000. Denise Langlois, Coldwell Banker, 941-725-4425. GREAT LITTLE HOUSE, great big view: Open water view of AMI Bridge, 1950s cottage, block construction, pine accents. New appliances, etc. An island treasure. $849,500. FSBO. 941730-2606 (leave message). WATERS EDGE: 2BR/2BA, SECOND floor, secluded corner condominium at Runaway bay, Anna Maria Island. Rented until May. $325,000. 941-778-4159. SANDPIPER RESORT CO-OP: Lowest price on Anna Maria Island, $49,900. Realtor, Real Estate Mart, 941-713-9835. FOR SALE BY owner: Open house 1-5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, and 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1. Palm Court off of El Conquitador Parkway. 4816 61st. Ave. Drive W., Bradenton. Move-in ready, $317,500.  941-524-6974. INC 800-367-1617 941-778-6696Mike Norman Realty31O1 GULF DR HOLMES BEACHwww.mikenormanrealty.com sales@mikenormanrealty.com MIKE NORMAN REALTY EST. 1978E XCEP TION AL B EACH VIEWS from this 2BR/2BT house at south end of Island. Unobstructed view will never change. Direct beach views. $499,000. LONGBOAT KEYA real must see in the village. Total privacy among trees and vegetation. 3BR/2BA ground level with pool and wrap-around deck. $597,000. A NNA M ARIA C OTTAGE Adorable, vintage cottage located west of Gulf Drive for easy beach access. 3BR/2BA, great screened porch, single car garage. Selling turnkey furnished. $475,000. 5351 Gulf Drive No. 4, Holmes Beach CANALFRONT W/POOL VILLAGE GREEN CONDO GATED COMMUNITY GULFFRONT COMPLEX Gulf views from light, bright, NEW CANALFRONT POOL HOME REDUCED Anna Maria city: 2/2 pool home located west of Gulf Drive. $522,000 mariannebc@aol.com 941-725-7799 Marianne Correll Your Listing REALTOR* Understanding Professional DedicatedLISTING ALL TYPES OF PROPERTIES SINCE 19996101 Marina Dr, Holmes Beach 34217Investor special, 203 67th St duplex. Close to the beach, new roof and AC. 2/2 and 2/1 with room for pool. $575,000 INCMike Norman Realty31O1 GULF DR, HOLMES BEACH I NEED LISTINGS! And Ill give you 100 percent effort.JASON HRNAK 941-773-6572 jhrnak@gmail.com Gulf-Bay Realty of Anna Maria Inc. Jesse Brisson Broker Associate, GRI 941-713-4755 800-771-6043 Call Jesse Brisson941-713-4755 TOWNHOUSE IN THE CAYEverything is new in this 2bed/2bath condo. Great location close to Anna Maria Island and Bradenton. With a boat dock and a pool, what more could anyone ask for. $190,000. Call Jesse Brisson @ 941.713.4755. A n n a M a r i a R e a l t y We ARE the Island!SINCE 1957 Marie Franklin, Lic. Real Estate Broker 941 778-2259 Fax 941 778-2250 E-mail amrealty@verizon.net Web site www.annamariareal.com May you celebrate Thanksgiving with Love in your home, Peace in your world and Joy in your heart.

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THE ISLANDER NOV. 27, 2013 31 W indow Covering Solutionsis your source for Blinds, Shades & Shutters. Call local AMI resident, Chuck Anderson, today to schedule your free in-home consultation and ProCustom Measure. 941-345-4907 www.4mywindows.com NFL Package 8 TVs $3 PINTS BEST WINGS ON AMIMonday 3-11 Tue-Wed 3-10 Thu-Sat 11:30-midnight 9701 Gulf Drive, AM Sunday 11-10 941-567-4056 slimsplaceami.com 941-778-8104EdgewaterRealEstateAMI.com For all your Vacation and Real Estate needs, call 941-778-8104. 104 Bridge St., Bradenton Beach Mail or deliver to The Islander ina Driv e, $5O BUCS CONTESTY our f or this w eeks game win y ou Drawing in the ev ent of a tie Rollo v er if theres no winner! (no game/no priz Y Phone $5O PICK THE WINNERS CONTEST The Islander pays to the person with the most prize in person or by ies must be mailed/postmark ered to the newspaper of by y weekly A winner will be drawn from tying entries The of The Islander football judge is ies must be submitted on the published fo rm tries m ust be itten original, not sure to address and phone number ertisers must be listed to be eligib Winner Advertiser A n n a M a r i a R e a l t y We ARE the Island!Marie Franklin, Lic. Real Estate Broker941-778-2259 Fax 941-778-2250E-mail amrealty@verizon.net We b site www.annamariareal.com 6 7 8 9 10 12 11 5 1 2 3 4 13 14 15GET IN THE GAMECONTEST WINNER:___________________________ BUC SCORE WINNER: __________________________ Y PRIZE Capt.Greg Burke941.592.8373Let me help you navigate the island to find that perfect home or condo in PARADISE. 310 PINE AVE, ANNA MARIA PUB & GRUBpresents NFL Football on HDTVs Pl us NFL Wings and ot her Great Game Food and Dr ink s! P U B & G G R R U U U U U U B B B B B B B B B B B B Bucs at Panthers Steelers at Browns Bears at Vikings Jaguars at Browns Giants at Redskins 601 Sixth Av e. W. Bradenton 941.795-2800PLANET STONEMarble and Granite Countertops Va nities & More Signature PaintingResidential/CommercialTodd Cunningham Licensed/Insured C:941.350.3296Signature.painting2@gmail.com Broncos at Chiefs Cardinals at Eagles Notre Dame at Stanford 941-794-2345 8106 Cortez Road Cortez, Fl.www.foresomesports.com Patriots at Texans WATCH BANDS, BATTERIES SERVICE/REPAIRS50% OFF All Citizen watches in stock.8102 CORTEZ RD. W. TueFri 10-4, Sat 10-2 941-798-9585 Dolphins at Jets Falcons at Bills Rams at 49ers Giants at RedskinsRust stains? No worries! WE CARRY 8700 Cortez Road W., Bradenton Phone 792.9304 M-F 7:30-5 Sat 8-noon PUMP & SPRINKLERCORTEZSUPPLY Public Welcome Titans at ColtsNovember Tip: Check your rain shut-off device. CAPT. KEITH BARNETT, Realtor941.730.0516 bahamabarnett@aol.comI can navigate you to the perfect Island home.413 Pine A FSU at Gators FISH FRY4-close Fridays7.99 all.u.can.eatfull menu, lunch & dinner dine in or take out 7020 Cortez Road W 941.782.8978 Kelseys Bradentons home of the Juicy Lucy Ohio St. at Michigan LOBSTER NIGHT $29.95 Per Pe rs on En jo y a bu et lled wi th your fa vo ri te se afood di shes, fe at uring a fr esh se rv ed Ma ine lobster wi th dra wn butt er & lemon. Rese rv at io ns Req uir ed (941) 758-1467www .im g academ yg olfclub.co m Bengals at Chargers PRESTON SKINNER, BRADENTON RROLLOVER

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32 NOV. 27, 2013 THE ISLANDER 1603 Gulf Drive North Bradenton Beach, FL. 34217David Teitelbaum 941-812-4226 Liz Codola 941-812-3455 6101 Marina Drive Holmes Beach FL 34217 419 Pine Ave Anna Maria 34216 1325 Gulf Drive North Bradenton Beach, FL. 34217 Deeded Gulf beach access Beach Celebrations 2103 Gulf Drive North Bradenton Beach, FL. 34217 1-800-883-4092 1325 Gulf Drive North Bradenton Beach, FL. 34217 1-877-867-8842 2200 Gulf Drive North Bradenton Beach, FL. 34217 1-800-447-7124 1603 Gulf Drive North Bradenton Beach, FL. 34217 1-888-686-6716Making Memories Here with Us. Tropic Isle Beach Resorts are the perfect celebration here on gorgeous Anna Maria Island. Whether a lavish event at one of our or at our new Tortuga Beach Pergola, our Concierge and professional Wedding Plancredit for the total number of reservations T RADEWINDS B EACH R ESORT T ORTUGA B EACH R ESORT The beach is spectacular and the sunsets are amazing.Very romantic. If you want to just relax and forget the world, this is the place to go.1 bd / 1ba $149.000 1 bd / 1ba $189.000 2bd / 2ba $395.000 2bd / 2ba $369.000 $20K+ Income $28K+ Income $53K+ Income $49K+ Income Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations Beach Celebrations

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Happy holidays and best wishes for 2014! Happy holidays and best wishes for 2014! The holidays are the time to take an extra moment to give someone a smile or send a greeting pause to give a quiet hug or words of praise. The holidays are special for friends, family and islanders. In our 21st annual Islander Wish Book, we take a moment to present the needs of organizations in our community that deserve your special consideration. These community service organizations are dedicated to providing assistance to families and individuals, teaching and mentoring our children, helping the elderly and less fortunate, all with the goal of making Anna Maria Island a better place to live for each and every one of us. With The Islander Wish Book, many of these organizations offer a special way for you to share the holiday spirit. Weve included a list of needs wishes from each one. Your donation, however small or grand, is deeply appreciated by many. Please, take a moment to select a gift from these lists to add to your holiday shopping list. Its The Islanders way of saying thanks for the support weve received for the past 21 years and a chance for all of us to give something back to the community we love. A small contribution can make a big difference. We offer a special thanks to our generous sponsor advertisers for making this publication possible. And we hope you receive the same return as we have every year the joy of giving. C M Y CM MY CY CMY K WISHBOOK COVER 13-14 v2.pdf 1 11/24/13 7:16 PM

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21ST ANNUAL ISLANDER WISH BOOK 2013 PAGE 2 NOV. 27, 2013 THE ISLANDER Anna Maria Island Concert Chorus & Orchestra The Anna Maria Island Concert Chorus & Orchestra has entered its 21st year of providing chorus and instrumental music, as well as performance opportunities for professional and volunteer musicians. AMICCO strives to broaden the publics knowledge, enjoyment and understanding of music and to foster the development of musically talented youth through our annual youth competition. AMICCO wishes for: and tenors. board members. databases and social media. For more information, contact Jeanie Pickwick at 941-795-2370, email pickwick@tampabay.rr.com or go online at www.amicco.org. Jim Mixon Insurance Inc. 5412 Marina Drive Island Shopping Center Holmes Beach 941-778-2253 All Island Denominations All Island Denominations unites the island churches CrossPointe Fellowship, the Episcopal Church of the Annunciation, Gloria Dei Church, Roser Memorial Community Church and St. Bernard Catholic Church to help those in need of emergency rent funds or utility assistance, as well as food. island churches, AID has been serving Anna Maria Island since 1982. AID wishes for: Anna Maria Elementary students over weekends. utilities, gas and food. AID has made a direct appeal on behalf of those employed at the Rod & Reel, which was forced to close for repairs food pantry at Roser Memorial Community Church, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. any of the island churches.Artists Guild of Anna Maria Island The Artists Guild of Anna Maria Island, local artists and promotes arts education. The guild provides scholarships, sponsors tours to local art museums, contributes funding to school arts programs, hosts art demonstrations and operates the Guild Gallery, where local artists to display their work. AGAMI wishes for: entrance. length and soon to be unavailable in stores. For more information, contact the Guild Gallery at 941-778-6694. Also, visit www.amiartistsguildgallery.com.Anna Maria Elementary School Anna Maria Elementary School operates with a professional staff of administrators, teachers and support personnel and a large coalition AME wishes for: globe, pencils, eraser tips and sticky notes. six 7-inch dodgeballs, one set of six ultimate indoor/outdoor scooter boards. Other classes: School supplies, stuFor more information, call the school at 941-708-5525 or drop off items at 4700 Gulf Drive, 9805 Gulf Driv e, Anna Maria ax 778-2250 Email: amrlty@gte .annamariareal.comMay You Be Blessed With Joy, Peace and Love This Holiday Season. A n n a M a r i a R e a l t y Best Wishes for the Happiest of Holidays! Anna Maria Island Historical Society Society operates a museum at 402 Pine Ave., Anna Maria, where visitors can see old Florida antiques and collections from the early days of Anna Maria. achievement and sponsors a series of cultural and historical events. to the museum. boat built by Sam Cobb, the islands second settler. with entry gardens and a path. nal settlers bread. 778-0492, email amihs4315@gmail.com or stop by the museum. Denominations All Island Denominations unites the island churches CrossPointe Fellowship, the Episcopal Church of the Annunciation, Gloria Dei Church, Roser Memorial Community Church and St. Bernard Catholic Church to help those in need of emergency rent funds or utility island churches, AID has been serving Anna Maria Island since 1982. Anna Maria Elementary students over weekutilities, gas and food. AID has made a direct appeal on behalf of those employed at the Rod & Reel, which was forced to close for repairs food pantry at Roser Memorial Community Church, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. achievement and sponsors a series of cultural and historical events. to the museum. boat built by Sam Cobb, the islands second settler. with entry gardens and a path. nal settlers bread. 778-0492, email amihs4315@gmail.com or stop by the museum. AGAMIs wish: A storage shed. AMIHSs wish: island photographs and artifacts.

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21ST ANNUAL ISLANDER WISH BOOK 2013 THE ISLANDER NOV. 27, 2013 PAGE 3 The Loyal Order of Moose Lodge #2188wishes everyone a Happy Holiday and asks that you please remember to donate a TOY for a TOT at the Lodge. 110 Gulf Drive, S. Bradenton Beach from the staff ofHurricane Hankse Hurricane LiquorsOpen 1 CHEERS to You and Yours this Holiday Season! Happy Holidays to you and yours!Longboat Hardware 4030 Gulf of Mexico Dr. Longboat Key, FL 34228 Phone: (941) 383-1313 Fax: (941) 383-2170 Holmes Beach Hardware 3352 East Bay Dr. Holmes Beach, FL 34217 Phone: (941) 778-0999 Fax: (941) 778-1717 The mission of the Anna Maria Island Privateers is to develop, promote and support activities for the betterment of youth and community in Manatee County. The group raises money for scholarships, cleans up roads and hosts a series of events for children and adults, including the Christmas parade and party, which takes place this year Saturday, Dec. 7. Anna Maria Island Privateers wishes for: purchase decking. Also, visit www.amiprivateers.org.Bridge Street Merchants The Bridge Street Merchants, which became nesses on Bridge Street, the Bradenton Beach community and local charities. BSM presents several signature events in Bradenton Beach, including a Sunday open-air market throughout the winter season and Christmas on Bridge Street, featuring Santa Claus and a boat parade. Bridge Street Merchants wishes for: For more information, contact Amanda Escobio at 941-779-6836. Park Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria, operates with the support of donors and members. The center hosts a variety of programs for adults and children, from educational programs to sports leagues to therapy. The center also hosts a series of community events throughout the year. To meet community needs, the center provides low-income families access to childcare, youth programs and family therapy. The center wishes for: items, toy cars, markers, construction paper, mats and a projector for the childrens program. and softballs for the sports program. dollhouse with furniture and dolls for the therapy room, puppets for play therapy and a sheepskin rug for the play therapy room. lers, ping-pong balls and paddles, AA battergram. ers for the performing arts room. night program. hand tools and attachments for a John Deere For more information, contact the center at 941-778-1908 or go online at www.islandcommunitycenter.com. Hardware Merry Christmas to you all! Home Bridge Street Merchants wish: a storage shed for the market lot. Anna Maria Island Community Centers wish: Legos for creative kids. Anna Maria Island Privateers wish: ship decorations. Park

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21ST ANNUAL ISLANDER WISH BOOK 2013 PAGE 4 NOV. 27, 2013 THE ISLANDER Come celebrate open house in the entire Holmes Beach downtown area 5-8 p.m., with Santa visits for kids, Privateers and a snow storm hosted by The Feast and co-sponsored by The Islander Celebrate! Refreshments, entertainment throughout the downtown area! Prize drawings! Dont miss this big event. YOURE INVITED .... JOIN US DEC. 6 STARTING AT 5 PM FOR THE DOWNTOWN HOLMES BEACH HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE!Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce The Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce, representing 500-plus members and operating a visitors center at 5317 Gulf Drive businesses thrive and tourists navigate on the island. membership and the community through proactive leadership by building a positive business climate while enhancing and perfecting the quality of life for all. The chamber wishes for: Center. pantries. 778-1541, emai1 at debbie@amichamber.or g or go online at www.annamariaislandchamber. org.Cortez Village Historical Society community to the east of Anna Maria Island. for: and other items to exhibit at festivals. For more information, contact Mary Fulford Green at 941-795-7121 or maryfulfordgreen@ Friends of the Island Library The Friends of the Island Library exists to sion of offering a responsible, proactive, innovative program of library service, capable of upgrading the educational, cultural, and recreational quality of life in the community. The support group provides volunteers to assist librarians, raises money to purchase materials and sponsors numerous programs for adults, teens and children. The group wishes for: 2014 book sale, which is scheduled for Feb. 1. For more information, call friends president Mary Pat Swamy at 941-778-3312. 401 Manatee Ave., Holmes Beach, 941.778.5622LaPenseePlumbing.com CPC1458020 CFC1426956 Service Repair, Showroom, Remodeling, Pool Service Happy Holidays from the staff Happy Holidays from the staff Happy Holidays from the staff Happy Holidays from the staff Happy Holidays from the Cannons Marina Crew Anna Maria Island Turtle Watch and Shorebird Monitoring The volunteer-driven Anna Maria Island data on nesting sea turtles and shorebirds on the island. In partnership with the island community, through public education and cooperation, the itat for people, sea turtles and shorebirds, the ecosystem of the island and its surrounding waters. bird Monitoring wishes for: latex gloves. and printing. ing lighted paper lanterns that pollute the Gulf waters and endanger wildlife. signs. ware. Florida Institute for Saltwater Heritage time cultures including the environment upon which these communities depend. programs, including the Turner Maritime Chalserve and the boatworks. Fishing Festival held in February. For more information, call 941-254-4972 or Tingley Memorial Library Bradenton Beach, exists to provide books and other library services to the island population. The librarys goal is to serve our patrons all year through friendly and helpful assistance with any reading materials and informational resources they seek. Tingley wishes for: For more information, call Eveann Adams at 941-779-1208 or email eadams@cityofbradentonbeach.com. Tingley Memorial Librarys wish: Florida-themed materials. CVHSs wish: Military uniforms for display in the cultural center/family life museum in Cortez. g The Friends of the Island Librarys wish: used books for the book sale.

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21ST ANNUAL ISLANDER WISH BOOK 2013 THE ISLANDER NOV. 27, 2013 PAGE 5 www 315 Pine A Happy Holidays Florida Maritime Museum The Florida Maritime Museum is dedicated to preserving and sharing the regions maritime history. The museum is housed in the renovated The goal in the next year is to expand education programming, boat-building opportunities and exhibits. The museum wishes for: For more information, contact the museum at 941-708-6121.MoonRacer No Kill Animal Rescue good and safe homes. MoonRacer believes that all animals deserve that no animals should be killed because they are homeless and will provide comfortable and safe shelter and work for them until homes can mation is the way to promote kindness to all animals and will work with and help people and do whatever is possible within our means to help them. MoonRacers wishes for: liams at 941-896-6701, lisa@moonraceranimalrescue.com or go online at moonraceranimalrescue.com.Off Stage Ladies The Sunday before an opening night at the Island Players playhouse in Anna Maria is known as Long Sunday. This is when the actors and technical crew gather for a lengthy day of rehearsal to perfect the production and when the Off Stage Ladies take center stage at the playhouse. The group exists to support Island Players, raising money with events, serving as ushers, helping behind the scenes and on stage at the theater. And, on Long Sunday, when a hearty meal might help the lead recall his or her lines or the lighting expert hit a mark, OSL prepares and serves dinner to the starving artists. day of each month, October-May. Off Stage Ladies wishes for: Long Sunday meals and paper goods on Dec. 1, Jan. 19, March 16 and May 11. For more information about the Off Stage 799-2181 or email nancy.ambrose@aol.com. of homeless pets rescued from death row at the Manatee County Animal Services shelter 10 at once. Many more have found medical care and forever homes from MoonRacer. 2013X-MasJust 4 Fun Florida Dreams Have a Holly Jolly Christmas from Joe & Petra Praetor and the Teams from Just 4 Fun and Florida Dreams Picture Them Adopted Picture Them Adopted is a group of volunteer photographers and animal handlers who donate time, talent and effort to take pictures of the dogs and cats at the local animal shelters in hopes of increasing the animals chances of adoption. Teams of photographers and handlers visit the shelter once a month for about three hours. PTA currently has about 17 teams but hopes to double the number in 2014. Picture Them Adopted wishes for: Animal handlers and photographers. 3105. Maritime museums wish: labelmaker. Moonracers wish: collars and leashes. Off Stage Ladies wish: paper plates and utensils for rehearsal dinners. Picture Them Adopted wishes for photographers to volunteer for the campaign to help rescue animals.Relay for Life The American Cancer Society is dedicated to tion, advocacy and patient services. Relay For Life of Anna Maria Island set for Coquina Beach May 17-18 in 2014 is the ACSs signature island event. At the relay, participants celebrate cancer survivors, remember those who have battled the disease and commit vide a complimentary dinner to cancer survivors and their caregivers at the event. survivor gift bags. talent to perform at the event. chance drawings. friends and businesses to form teams. sors. 941-328-3775 or alyson.kerwin@cancer.or g. Also, visit

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21ST ANNUAL ISLANDER WISH BOOK 2013 PAGE 6 NOV. 27, 2013 THE ISLANDER The Wish Book is made possible thanks to our generous advertising sponsors and the extra effort of Islander team members Toni Lyon, Joe Bird, Lisa Neff and Lisa Williams. Please, join me in thanking them all ... Publisher Bonner Joy BEACH FRONT Ground level duplex with 2BR/1BA each side. Turnkey furnished, each with washer & dryer.Two open patios. Good 15 year rental history. $799,000. INCMike Norman Realty31O1 GULF DR HOLMES BEACH 800-367-1617 941-778-6696www. mikenormanrealty.comSUNBOW BAY 2BR/2BA over 1146 square feet with water views. Easy access for quiet Island living. Heated pool, tennis and the FREE trolley is at your front door. $264,900 ELEVATED 2 BR / 2 BA home with great screened lanai located just 1 short block to beach $325,000. CanalfrontVery nice 3BR/2BA house with heated pool, boat lift, and 2-car garage. $599,000. BRAND NEW 6BR The ultimate rental property one block from the beach. Exquisitely furnished with flat screen TVs in every room. One of a kind pool and Tiki bar. Elevator and 2 car garage. Lush landscaping. $895,000. 33 YEARSSPANISH PARK near Blake Hospital. 3BR/2BA, 2-car garage and huge family room. Fenced back yard. $169,800. VILLAGE OF LONGBOAT KEY Secluded home on Broadway, this is a must see 2 BR/ 2.5 BT beauty with a den/ study that could be a 3rd bedroom. Cathedral ceiling in living room with great open beam design. Walk to beach & great restaurants. $450,000 MERRY CHRISTMAS! Island Players The Island Players is in its 65th season in the cozy little theater at the corner of Gulf Drive and Pine Avenue in Anna Maria. The groups mission is to continue to bring high quality and professional entertainment to the community for the cultural enrichment of all and to provide a stage for young people to learn and enhance their experiences in the performing arts. The Island Players 2013-14 season goal is to introduce new theatergoers to our historic playhouse. The Island Players wishes for: with batteries and chargers. saw with batteries and a charger. hbstump@aol.com. Information also is online at www.theislandplayers.org.Rotary Club of Anna Maria Island The Rotary Club of Anna Maria Island, in Bradenton Beach, is a network of business, professional and community leaders, both active and retired. Members network, build friendships, develop leadership skills and satisfy community and global service needs. Money raised through fundraising efforts support about three dozen projects, many of Holmes Beach. The Rotary Club of Anna Maria Island wishes for: of Anna Maria Island, contact Michael NorthAlso, visit www.annamariarotary.org.Royal Pet Rescue rescue as many dogs and cats as possible from mals in its care, most in temporary foster homes until permanent adoptions take place. RPR has rescued more than 2,000 animals all of them received vet care, were spayed or neutered, micro-chipped, wormed and treated with flea medications before being placed in homes. ties and no paid staff. Royal Pet Rescue wishes for: go online at www.royalpetrescue.com. Rotary Club of Anna Maria Islands wish: donations for Feeding Empty Little Tummies. Roser Food Pantry Maria, is stocked largely with donations from island residents and island churches. weekdays to islanders in need. or meals. snacks. items when the stock runs low. Roser Food Pantrys wish: non-perishable groceries. Royal Pet Rescues wish: cat and dog food donations.Anna Maria Garden Club The Anna Maria Garden Club is an all-volunteer group that meets on the third Wednesday of the month to socialize and to promote gardening on the island. The group meets at Roser Memorial Community Church, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. In addition to monthly gathering, the group supports local charitable efforts, as well as grows opportunities at Anna Maria Elementary The club wishes for: More members to attend monthly programs. Island Players wish: Comfortable barstools with backs for the workers at the window.

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21ST ANNUAL ISLANDER WISH BOOK 2013 THE ISLANDER NOV. 27, 2013 PAGE 7 Happy Holidays 5352 Gulf Drive Holmes Beach www.abcbabyrental.com HAPPY HOLIDAYS3909 E. Bay Drive, Suite 110 Holmes Beach, FL 34217 (Located across from Publix) (941) 778-6118 Fax: (941) 778-6230 mwalter@manateecpa.comWalter & AssociatesCerti ed Public AccountantsW W Activity is on the upswing in the winter at Annie Silver Community Center at 23rd Street and Avenue C in Bradenton Beach. entrepreneur Annie Silver in the 1950s to promote friendship and entertainment for neighbors and friends in Bradenton Beach and on the island. During the winter season, there are celebrapotluck dinners. The center wishes for: glass. plles. For more information, contact Linda Yarger at 941-778-3580 or email lyargerl@aol.com.Wildlife Education & Rehabilitation Center bilitate animals and return them to their habitat, as well as promote education on environmental issues. Gail and Ed Straight, with a corps of wildlife-loving volunteers, run the operation from their home in Bradenton Beach. wildlife warm on cold nights. County for a new rehabilitation center and conservation activities. at 941-778-6324, email caracara@juno.com or go online at www.wildlifeinc.org. Wildlife Inc.s wish: bird seed. Call Sandee at 778-1908 ext. 200 for more details Santa Claus arrives by Saturday December 7thAnna Maria Island Community Center 407 Magnolia Avenue, Anna Maria 12th Annual LESTER FAMILY FUN DAY! Celebrate this Season with Santa Claus Everyone is Welcome!Manatee Players Dickens Christmas Carolers Hot dogs, snacks, sodas andDuffy burgers!AWESOME raffle prizes! Pony Rides! FREE ADMISSION! 601 Sixth Ave. W., Bradenton941.795.28OOPLANET STONEMarble & Granite Inc. Holiday Greetings to All!

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