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Islander (Anna Maria, Fla. : 1992)

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Islander (Anna Maria, Fla. : 1992)
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Holmes Beach, FL
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United States -- Florida -- Manatee -- Anna Maria
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Meetings Op-Ed Happenings ISL BIZ 10-20 YEARS AGO Qualifying for 11-06-18. 9 Tarpon time. 27 PLEASE SEE BRIDGE PAGE 3 VOLUME 26, NO. 29 MAY 16, 2018 FREE 1st turtle nest spotted. 17 The Best News on Anna Maria Island Since 1992 www.islander.orgAsTheWorldTerns turn to nesting. 6 PLEASE SEE TREEHOUSE PAGE 2By Terry OConnor Islander Reporter ment of Transportation and its plans for a As part of their charter, FISH members HB seeks default By Kathy Prucnell Islander Reporter ters about a treehouse built without permits in 2011 on the beachfront from the county The latest motion in the 12th Circuit Court came April 30 from the city of Holmes when a party fails to timely plead or defend on the beachfront at their home at 103 29th The structure was built without state or Tourism ambassador namedKaren Riley-Love, center, accepts the 2018 Tourism Ambassador of the year award from 2017s winner, Greg Campbell, left, and Elliott Falcione, executive director of the Bradenton Area Convention and Visitors Bureau. Read the story, page 31.FEMA raises AMs ratesBy Bianca Bened Islander Reporter commission after communications from PLEASE SEE FEMA PAGE 2 People hold signs protesting the widening of Cortez Road Oct. 23, 1979. The westward view shows signs for Cortez Windmill Village Trailer Park, Thatchers Chevron Station and College Plaza, where now a Goodwill store stands. Islander Photo: Courtesy Manatee County Public Library Historical CollectionIn a time when new bridges were celebrated Bridge battles, part 23 island mayors request concession funds. 5 The Islander editorial, reader letters. 6 From the archives. 7 BB historic district due for dressing up. 8 On the government calendar. 8 Make plans, save a date. 10 Community announcements, activities. 11 HB releases budgeted funds to community center. 13 Cities look into rising sea levels. 14 Tourism up for 7th year. 15 Motion denied in BB Sunshine suit. 16 Obituaries. 20 Milestones and memories. 21 Streetlife. 22 BBPD tags abandoned, anchored boats. 23 Freewheeling freedom. 25 1 team chases perfection at center. 26 Around AME. 28 Business owners treat cops, customers. 30 CLASSIFIEDS. 32

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2 MAY 16, 2018 THE ISLANDER Unique Pet PortraitsComposited images printed to stretched canvas Sunsets PRINTS FROM TREEHOUSE told him no permits were needed for a treehouse in to see what happens in another treehouse case one She also claimed she and her husband cry for our Owner Richard Hazen, right, enters his property at 103 29th St., Holmes Beach, May 9 as a beachgoer studies the treehouse built in 2011 in an Australian pine. Islander Photo: Kathy Prucnell FEMA

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4 MAY 16, 2018 THE ISLANDER A look back at 1957: A time when new bridges were celebrated Special to The Islander In the post World War II era, the now functionally tourism boom in the early 1920s, which went bust after a hurricane wiped out infrastructure and a series of bad In spite of the obstacles that made the tourism historic and current trend thats pushed Florida to the position of third most populous state in the country Bridge battles A construction crew uses cranes on barges to erect the deck beams on the concrete drawbridge that replaced the 1921 wooden bridge that linked Cortez to Bradenton Beach on Anna Maria Island. Islander Photo: Courtesy Manatee County Public Library Historical Digital Collections Cortez Bridge. Islander Photo: Courtesy Manatee County Public Library Reach more than 20,000 people weekly with your ad for as little as $12! Call 941.778.7978 WE UNDERSTAND THE VALUE OF EVERY DOLLAR.

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THE ISLANDER MAY 16, 2018 5 34th Ave. W75th St. WManatee Ave. W Palma Sola Blvd. Cortez Rd. WTo BeachesTo BeachesPalma Sola Bay Bradenton Beach CRA OKs AMOB pier signPlans for a sign for the Anna Maria Oyster Bar at the Historic Bridge Street Pier are being reviewed by restaurant owner John Horne and the BB CRA. Islander Reporter The CRA consists of the city commission and two The restaurant leases the pier In April, Horne said the company he contracted Perry said she spoke with Fidencia Pla, the resident Mayor hand-delivers AMI $920K concession request The surplus fund is the result of the countys for infrastructure needs at the Center of Anna Terry OConnor Johnson Horne

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6 MAY 16, 2018 THE ISLANDER Opinion Our MAY 16, 2018 MAY 16, 2018 MAY 16, 2018 Single copies free. Quantities of ve or more: 25 cents each. Single copies free. Quantities of ve or more: 25 cents each. Single copies free. Quantities of ve or more: 25 cents each. Publisher and Editor Editorial Contributors Advertising Director Of ce Staff Distribution (All others: news@islander.org) Opinion Your Have your say Readers also may comment on online, where Whats best for DOT is not best for us key element to any new structure should be to foster cians to make them aware of our concerns and to seek the best solution that will afford minimal impact on the Hernando A. Carrillo, Bradenton BeachGlad theyre there The son then proceeded into the store to contact AAA for assistance and left me in the capable hands of the Patty Green, Holmes BeachWild times presents, a bottle of Wild Turkey in a shiny, metallic He also likes a either pastry or cereal and one cup of Bonner Joy

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THE ISLANDER MAY 16, 2018 7 Wed love to mail you the news! We mail The Islander the best way to stay in touch (Sorry, we do not suspend mail subscriptions you get The Islander free while youre here!)BULK MAIL U.S. SUBSCRIPTION (allow 2 weeks for every weeks delivery) 1 year: $54 3-6 Months: $36 1-3 Months: $24U.S. FIRST CLASS AND CANADIAN MAIL SUBSCRIPTION 1 year: $160 3-6 Months: $98 1-3 Months: $54 Single Issue: $5 FIRST CLASS MAIL, U.S. ONLY, maximum four weeksMAIL 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 1992CHARGE BY PHONE 941.778.7978 ONLINE (secure server) www.islander.org E-MAIL subscriptions@islander.org 10&20 years ago Were campaigning for a friendlier, kinder, gentler attitude toward guests, visitors, vacationers and all who come to love Anna Maria Island. Were Glad Youre Here originated in the 1980s with a restaurant trade group and we decided it suits the situation seeking limits on vacation rentals. We believe Anna Maria Island needs a new attitude one that makes limit congestion and retain our old Florida origins and mom-and-pop businesses. The Islander You can peruse The Islander newspaper archive, dating back to its launch in November edu. Visit www.islander.org In the headlines: May 13, 1998 Bradenton Beach commissioners, who wanted In the headlines: May 14, 2008 YOUR COMPLETE CASUAL FURNITURE STORE VISIT OUR 8,000+ SF SHOWROOM6807 14TH ST. W., BRADENTON (across from Alex Karras Lincoln)We offer Rattan and Wicker tropical-style indoor and outdoor furniture, for island and coastal looks. $100-$500 The conquerors and the conqueredHernando DeSoto and his crew from the Conquistadors hang one of the Anna Maria Island Privateers after the annual capture of the island in March 1971. Islander Photo: Courtesy Manatee County Public Library digital collection

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8 MAY 16, 2018 THE ISLANDER MeetingsAnna Maria City Anna Maria City Hall, 10005 Gulf Drive, 941708-6130, cityofannamaria.com Bradenton Beach Bradenton Beach City Hall, 107 Gulf Drive N., 941-778-1005, cityofbradentonbeach.org. Holmes Beach Holmes Beach City Hall, 5801 Marina Drive, Manatee County Administration building, 1112 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton, 941-748-4501, mymanatee.org. Of interest Send notices to calendar@islander.org and news@islander.org.Bradenton Beach P&Z board approves plan for historic district City planner Alan Garrett and city attorney Ricinda Perry participate April 25 in a Bradenton Beach Planning and Zoning board meeting at city hall. Islander Reporter The amended plan for Bradenton Beachs historic The former members discussed a charter prohibi Perry recommended the new board ratify the policy in terms of transportation, utilities, land use, City planner Alan Garrett presented the board with within the confines of the charter, comp plan and Garrett said he does not read that as a mandate to Bradenton Beach pulls trigger on historic district plansThe Bradenton Beach Community Redevelop ment Agency plans to enhance the safety and aesthetics of the roundabout and surrounding landscaping at Bridge Street and Gulf Drive. Islander File Photo: ChrisAnn Silver Esformes Islander Reporter hardscape incorporate architectural features and landscape in the CRA district, which is bounded by the The CRA consists of the city commission and two be used for maintenance, so the cost would fall to the Additionally, CRA members discussed implement Commissioner Ralph Cole, also CRA chair, said A motion for Chiles to work with the GSI to

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THE ISLANDER MAY 16, 2018 9 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a GENERAL ELECTION will be held in the City of Holmes Beach on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Voter registration books for the General Election will close on Monday, October 9, 2018. This election is being held for the purpose of electing: One (1) Mayor, Two (2) City Commission members, each for two-year terms of oce, and ve (5) Charter Review Commissioners. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that candidates for Holmes Beach must be a citizen of the United States, a registered voter of Manatee County, and a resident of the City of Holmes Beach for a period of two (2) years prior to qualifying for oce. To qualify, a candidate must pay the Election Assessment Fee of $240 for Mayor, or $60 for City Commissioner, or le an "Undue Burden" oath. There is no charge to run for the ve-member Charter Review Commission. All candidates must collect fteen (15) petition signatures of voters residing in the City, and must le a Candidate's Residency Adavit. The candidate qualifying period will be from 12:00 noon on Monday, June 18, 2018, to 12:00 noon on Friday, June, 22, 2018. Candidate qualifying information may be obtained at the City Hall, City Clerk's Oce, 5801 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, Florida. All candidates must comply with the Florida Public Disclosure law at the time of ling. The 2018 polling location will be held at Pct. 303 Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 6608 Marina Drive; and Pct. 305 St. Bernard Catholic Church, Holmes Beach, Florida. CITY OF HOLMES BEACH Stacey Johnston, MMC, City Clerk 941-708-5800, ext. 226 Holmes Beach election qualifying period set June 18-22Holmes Beach election at a glance By Terry OConnor Islander Reporter The new Holmes Beach mayor and commissioners The Holmes Beach ad hoc committee formed by ors position with a professional city Titsworth2 seats up in Bradenton Beach election lost his Ward 3 seat to Commissioner Randy White in ChrisAnn Silver Esformes Diving for dinnerA pair of brown pelicans dive into the water of Palma Sola Bay April 24, hoping for dinner. Islander Photo: Sandy AmbrogiMayor, 2 commission seats up in Anna Maria mayor and two city commissioners this The nonpartisan election will be statement of financial interests and a Election 11-06-18

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10 MAY 16, 2018 THE ISLANDER 3612 E. Bay Drive, Holmes Beach, 941.778.0400 313 Pine Ave, Anna Maria, 941.778.0500. Acupuncture ~ Body Treatments AMI Chamber of Commerce 2017 Best Business of the Year NOTE: The Islander office is now at 3218 E. Bay Drive next to Paradise Cafe. 3218 E. Bay Drive, HB 941-778-2711WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY Anna Maria Island, a pictorial history book of the island by Bonner Joy, is available for $20 at The Drive, Holmes Beach. Joy is publisher of The Islander newspaper. She launched the newspaper in 1992, and is a 43-year islander. Island Shopping Center 5400 Marina Drive at the Holmes Beach laundromat.941-705-4603yptapparel.com WE DO WASH & FOLD! Plus dry clean and drop-off laundry service for family and commercial. Free pickup for the elderly. EMBROIDERY! GIFT SHOP! Monogram your luggage and never lose it again! The Islander Calendar ARTS & ENTERTAINMENTONGOING ON ANNA MARIA ISLAND ONGOING OFF AMI KIDS & FAMILYON ANNA MARIA ISLANDFriday, May 18 Tuesday, May 22 Wednesday, May 23 ONGOING OFF AMI CLUBS & COMMUNITYON ANNA MARIA ISLANDWednesday, May 16 Thursday, May 17 Saturday, May 19 Sunday, May 20 Wednesday, May 23 ONGOING ON ANNA MARIA ISLAND GAMES, SPORTS & OUTDOORSONGOING ON ANNA MARIA ISLAND OFF ANNA MARIA ISLANDFriday, May 18 ONGOING OFF ANNA MARIA ISLAND GOOD TO KNOW GOOD DEEDS Seeking volunteers for an organization or an event? Email calendar@islander.org with the details. Please include a contact name and phone number

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THE ISLANDER MAY 16, 2018 11 33 YEARS IN BRADENTON! 8110 CORTEZ RD. W.All pre-owned ROLEX!Ladies and Gents -2-year service warranty, box and papers 40% OFF 33 YEARS IN BRADENTON! 8110 CORTEZ RD. W. All pre-owned ROLEX! service warranty, box and papers 40% OFF 40% OFF Signature ISLANDER giftsNEW! Mugs, $10 each. All-cotton AMI tote bags, $5. Plus white and tie-dye More-Than-a-MulletWrapper T-shirts, $10-$15, and AMI stickers, $2. Come shop at 3218 E. Bay Drive, Holmes Beach, sandwiched between Walgreens and the bagel cafe! Under New Ownership! Ali SeversonHair.Skin.Nails.Massage Open 6 days a week www.acquaaveda.com 941.778.5400 5311 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach Under New Ownership! Ali SeversonHair.Skin.Nails.Massage Open 6 days a week www.acquaaveda.com 941.778.5400 5311 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach Under New Ownership! Ali SeversonHair.Skin.Nails.Massage Open 6 days a week www.acquaaveda.com 941.778.5400 5311 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach Island happenings need a good laugh? visit the emerson quillin signature store. humor, art, gifts www.emersonshumor.com un The stunning wildlife photography of Kathy Storm is on display at the gallery and online. This remarkable photo she calls Flamingo Repose. Repose. The passion Kathy has for nature all around us is obvious in her amazing photos. Photographer Kathy Storm Displaying in MayRyler Ober, a student in Claire Hickmans art class at Bayshore High School, displays Deity of the Deep, a pen-and-ink drawing on exhibit at the Artists Guild Gallery, 5414 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Ober is AGAMIs featured student artist in May. She plans to attend Indiana University on a swimming scholarship. Islander Courtesy PhotoArt league hosts Womens Wellness Series Presenters will include Cindy Phillips, Laurel Snooks Adams Kids Day set for June 2 Kiwanis to meet May 19 Listen upChildren listen to a pirates tale at a past Snooks Adams Kids Day, an island tradition presented by the Anna Maria Island Privateers. Islander File Photo

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12 MAY 16, 2018 THE ISLANDER Massage Therapy | Acupuncture | Yoga2219 Gulf Drive N | Bradenton Beach 941.778.8400 | www.alunawellness.com Holistic wellness center and spa 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 Passport to CortezMerchants in the village of Cortez are partnering with the Florida Maritime Museum to raise money ages people to patronize local business and support the museum is set to take place at the museum, 4415 119th St. W., Cortez, at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 7, during the Coastal Community Celebration. For more information, call FMM at 941-708-6120. Islander Courtesy Photo CrossPointe celebrates end of school year CrossPointe Fellowship will celebrate the end Community center to host end-of-school bash the youth soccer championships, sports awards and an Shooting for parDavid Lamb, left, and Tim Bingham line up during the 2017 Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament. This years tourney gets underway Friday, May 18, with an 11:30 a.m. registration and a 12:30 p.m. shotgun start at IMG Academy Golf Club, 4350 El Conquistador Parkway, Bradenton. Islander Photo: Courtesy AMI ChamberCenter to host Red Cross hurricane forum More than 15,000 pounds of trash removed from AMIBy Terry OConnor Islander Reporter The annual Great American Cleanup employs Commissioner wants to revive CityFest promise made to Holmes Beach Terry OConnor HurstAnna Maria considers changes to grand tree regs Bianca Bened by the actions of property owners any tree with a circumference of Murphy Vose Copeland

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THE ISLANDER MAY 16, 2018 13 1707 1st St. E., BradentonWhere Hwy 41 & 301 meet @ 17th Ave Best Place to Find Anything! Entire Flea Market Open Bring the Family! Spend the Day! Chill Out! RED BARN FLEA MARKET HAS COOL AIR CONDITIONING941-747-3794 Red Barn (indoor) Plaza OPEN Tuesday-Sunday (see website for details) INSHORE/OFFSHORE GUIDED 4-6-8 HOUR TRIPS... PLUS, 2-HOUR FAMILY-FUN FISHING ISLAND BUSTER FISHING CHARTERS SPRING FUN SPECIAL 10% OFF ANY Holmes Beach OKs money for center despite concerns By Terry OConnor Islander Reporter A wary Holmes Beach Commission released The money had been withheld as the center dealt Questions also were raised about Chris Cul Hurst responded that the mayor can reference Until we meet the man, I dont think any of Cycling sweetheartsMicaela Finney, a student at Auburn University in Alabama, and Raeff Dolbin of Pennsylvania show their affection as they bicycle into Holmes Beach from Perico Island via the Anna Maria Island Bridge. Visitors to the island, the couple said theyve been dating for a year. Islander Photo: Kathy Prucnell

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14 MAY 16, 2018 THE ISLANDER Bradenton Beach discusses sea level rise Islander Reporter Sea level rise and development She said the south end of the city wont be as badly Alleys in the avenues will be reimbursed by the Southwest Florida Water Burnett also said the contractor cleared an addi She said since the additional work supports trans portation in the city, she recommended the additional Burnett and added, The calls are usually newer resi He said he hears people complain about the Holmes Beach planners target rising sea level dilemma commissioner Barbara Hines said she owns a sub We want to make sure we work closely with the The Holmes Beach stormwater system is inad Within 20 years, Burnett said, an islandwide pro the proposed amendment to the city commission for Cars navigate in the 7300 block of Gulf Drive in Holmes April 10 due to morning and early after noon rains. The stormy weather included light ning and, according to Weather Underground, measurements at the Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport showed 1.24 inches of rain and 34-mph wind gusts. Islander Photo: Kathy Prucnell By Terry OConnor Islander Reporter Burnett made a similar presentation to city com It will cost millions and the fund Boyd wondered how property owners will be able to Stealey asked if it would be mandatory for prop The city stormwater utility assessment fee will BurnettDriveways considered in BB pie noted the commission must consider how to ChrisAnn Silver Esformes

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THE ISLANDER MAY 16, 2018 15 Eyes on the road road closures will be in place as work is performed RoadwatchHB dog park proposals inspire brainstorming Manatee County sees 7th year of increase in tourismBy Bianca Bened Islander Reporter By Terry OConnor Islander Reporter but said she will need a master plan of the park and its Burnett was directed by commission consensus to At least a couple of us would like to instruct the The Holmes Beach Parks and Beautipresented the potential fencing placement for the dog the May 8 city commission workshop. Islander Courtesy Graphic Commissioner Carol Soustek reminded the crowd to be done this summer not sometime down the Anna Maria survey work draws criticismBy Bianca Bened Islander Reporter ordinance before the Possession of Real Property Act property owners spoke in opposition to an ordinance He said the city decision to abandon a customary on Tampa Bay to not protect the beach for the rest of Dolphins delight at CoquinaA wild dolphin entertains boaters near the bridge at the Longboat pass April 24. Several dolphins dallied in the area for more than a hour, feeding on Photo: Sandy Ambrogi

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16 MAY 16, 2018 THE ISLANDER ITS HOT OUTSIDE, STAY COOLAC Tune-Up Special $7999 Performance test, ACUV dye, up to 1 pound of freon. Exp 10-22-14. CALL GROOMS!5608 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach 941.896.7898 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 BEACHLOCAT ED IN THE BACK OF THE BUILDING REP (CFC1426596) WE LIKE LIKESfacebook.com/ Islandernewspaper Are you afraid to go near your trash and recycling bins? Does your garage reek of last months dinners?Bins Be Clean can wash it all away, leaving your bins clean, smelling fresh, and bacteria free. 941-778-0020 www.BinsBeClean.com LIFE AUTO HOME BOA T BUSINESS Motion denied in pretrial hearing for Bradenton Beach lawsuit Islander Reporter the defendants anticipate the city will call nonparty order, or upon its own motion the court may order, Perry is not a party, she could be considered a non Clarke and Bradenton Beachs attorney for the suit, Attorney Robert Watrous, left, paralegal Michael Perry represent Bradenton Beach and ex-Mayor Jack Clarke May 9 in a pretrial hearing for a civil suit at the Manatee County Judicial Center, 1051 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton. Islander Photo: Courtesy Joe Hendricks/Sun/pool press Watrous said since no one has been deposed, neither the defendants nor plaintiffs representation open to the public, but the defendants want to keep Arend asked if the concern was the depositions Watrous said that would be a separate motion room would limit the number of people who could concerns about how the depositions would be con Judge Lon Arend rules over proceedings May 9 at the Manatee County Judicial Center, 1051 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton. Islander Photo: Courtesy Joe Hendricks/Sun/pool press www.fatcatcarpetcleaning.com Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning Tile & Grout CleaningCALL TODAY 941.778.2882 or 941.387.0607Satisfaction Guaranteed! Satisfaction Guaranteed!

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THE ISLANDER MAY 16, 2018 17 Dos and donts for sea turtle nesting season, now through Oct. 31 Commission recommends people follow these Call code enforcement to report unattended City of Bradenton Beach code enforcement City of Holmes Beach code enforcement turtles to the FWC Wildlife Alert Hotline, at Clip and save..... Turtle watchers excited, rst nest of season spottedMote releases green sea turtle in Anna MariaOnlookers gather May 10 to watch as Mote Marine Laboratory representatives, assisted by volunteers from Anna Maria Island Turtle Watch and Shorebird Monitoring, release Shoshi, a juvenile green sea turtle, at Bayfront Park in Anna Maria. Islander Photo: ChrisAnn Silver Esformes Islander Reporter Island beaches are a hot spot for female sea turtles false crawls usually is about the same as the number of Once spotted, nests are marked with tape and turtles or shorebirds contact the FWC Wildlife Alert Islander Reporter Shoshi, a juvenile green sea turtle, is carried May 10 by representatives from Mote Marine Laboratory to be released into the Gulf of Mexico at Bayfront Park ing in Tampa Bay about 15 miles west of the northern point of Anna Maria Island and was brought to Mote for rehab. Islander Photo: Courtesy AMITW/ Amy Waterbury To report a stranded turtle, call the FWC Wildlife Turtle watch volunteer Elsa Rohow stands nest of the 2018 sea turtle nesting season. She and volunteer Tammy Rosenfeld spotted the nest May 12 at Coquina Beach in Bradenton Beach. "We Rohow said. Islander Photo: ChrisAnn Silver Esformes

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18 MAY 16, 2018 THE ISLANDER Key Royale Pass BEST Sports Bar, Chicken Wings, Place to watch sports!DAILY SPECIALS 11:30-5! 12 TVs! NCAA & All Pro Sports PackagesLUNCH & DINNER OPEN 7 DAYS 9701 Gulf Drive Anna Maria 941-567-4056 www.slimsplaceami.com DAILY SPECIALS 11:30-5! BEST Philly cheese steak in Manatee County! Truly Homemade Ice Cream(yes, we really make it ourselves) Truly Homemade Ice Cream (yes, we really make it ourselves) SERVING GOURMET ICE CREAM SINCE 1984 A2 3218 E. Bay Drive, Holmes Beach 34217 SAIL: $20 PER PERSONWhisper SailingInterperative Sail Tours Aboard 1800s-Design Custom Work Boat Built in Cortez by Whisper Captain & Naturalist Geoffrey H. Kendrick Accommodates up to 6 people4528 119th St. West., CortezNEXT TO SWORDFISH GRILL941.713.5958 12110 Cortez Road W. ~ Downtown Cortez www.cortezbaitandseafood.comCortez Bait & Seafood THE REAL DEAL, FRESH DAILY! Seafood fresh off the boat or smoked! Family-owned and operated RETAIL SEAFOOD MARKET 5604B MARINA DRIVE, HOLMES BEACH WWW.ISLANDER.ORG Yes, we deliver!308 Pine Avenue | 941-251-4070 Come MeatOur Subs & Salads!Featuring A2 AMI CENTRE, 3218 E. BAY DRIVE, HOLMES BEACH WWW.ISLANDER.ORG 5346 gulf drive holmes beach 941.778.5788 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! The Originalwww.jackelka.com Portraits by the Sea 941.778.2711 www.jackelka.com Portraits by the Sea PHOTOGRAPHY C8 FRESH SEAFOOD MARKET AND DOCKSIDE RESTAURANTBayfront at 12306 46th Ave W., Cortez 941.794.1243Coastal Living: One of the 20 best seafood dives of all time.As fresh as it gets B5 B5 2017 The Islander / MacBonner Inc. FROSTED MUGS VOTED #1 GREAT BURGERS VOTED #1TUESDAY-SUNDAY 11-8, CLOSED MONDAY B5 TUESDAY-SUNDAY 11-8, CLOSED MONDAY OLD FLORIDA ORIGINAL FROSTED EAT IN DINE OUT Established 1952 Cold weather? No problem, mon! New weather proofing! B r a d e n t o n B e a c h F o r o t h e r l o c a t i o n s v i s i t O y s t e r B a r n e t $ 4 S e l e c t L i q u o r s 5 0 o f f D r a f t B e e r s & H o u s e W i n e s B u y O n e G e t O n e 5 0 % o f f a l l A p p e t i z e r s & O y s t e r s H A P P Y H O U R O N T H E P I E R O p e n D a i l y 8 a m 9 p m B r e a k f a s t 8 a m 1 1 a m W e e k e n d B r u n c h 8 a m 2 p m S T O R E H O U R S

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THE ISLANDER MAY 16, 2018 19 Key Royale Pass BEST Sports Bar, Chicken Wings, Place to watch sports!DAILY SPECIALS 11:30-5! 12 TVs! NCAA & All Pro Sports PackagesLUNCH & DINNER OPEN 7 DAYS 9701 Gulf Drive Anna Maria 941-567-4056 www.slimsplaceami.com DAILY SPECIALS 11:30-5! BEST Philly cheese steak in Manatee County! Truly Homemade Ice Cream(yes, we really make it ourselves) Truly Homemade Ice Cream (yes, we really make it ourselves) SERVING GOURMET ICE CREAM SINCE 1984 A2 3218 E. Bay Drive, Holmes Beach 34217 SAIL: $20 PER PERSONWhisper SailingInterperative Sail Tours Aboard 1800s-Design Custom Work Boat Built in Cortez by Whisper Captain & Naturalist Geoffrey H. Kendrick Accommodates up to 6 people4528 119th St. West., CortezNEXT TO SWORDFISH GRILL941.713.5958 12110 Cortez Road W. ~ Downtown Cortez www.cortezbaitandseafood.comCortez Bait & Seafood THE REAL DEAL, FRESH DAILY! Seafood fresh off the boat or smoked! Family-owned and operated RETAIL SEAFOOD MARKET 5604B MARINA DRIVE, HOLMES BEACH WWW.ISLANDER.ORG Yes, we deliver!308 Pine Avenue | 941-251-4070 Come MeatOur Subs & Salads!Featuring A2 AMI CENTRE, 3218 E. BAY DRIVE, HOLMES BEACH WWW.ISLANDER.ORG 5346 gulf drive holmes beach 941.778.5788 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! The Originalwww.jackelka.com Portraits by the Sea 941.778.2711 www.jackelka.com Portraits by the Sea PHOTOGRAPHY C8 FRESH SEAFOOD MARKET AND DOCKSIDE RESTAURANTBayfront at 12306 46th Ave W., Cortez 941.794.1243Coastal Living: One of the 20 best seafood dives of all time.As fresh as it gets B5 B5 2017 The Islander / MacBonner Inc. FROSTED MUGS VOTED #1 GREAT BURGERS VOTED #1TUESDAY-SUNDAY 11-8, CLOSED MONDAY B5 TUESDAY-SUNDAY 11-8, CLOSED MONDAY OLD FLORIDA ORIGINAL FROSTED EAT IN DINE OUT Established 1952 Cold weather? No problem, mon! New weather proofing! B r a d e n t o n B e a c h F o r o t h e r l o c a t i o n s v i s i t O y s t e r B a r n e t $ 4 S e l e c t L i q u o r s 5 0 o f f D r a f t B e e r s & H o u s e W i n e s B u y O n e G e t O n e 5 0 % o f f a l l A p p e t i z e r s & O y s t e r s H A P P Y H O U R O N T H E P I E R O p e n D a i l y 8 a m 9 p m B r e a k f a s t 8 a m 1 1 a m W e e k e n d B r u n c h 8 a m 2 p m S T O R E H O U R S

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20 MAY 16, 2018 THE ISLANDER Click! We welcome news of the milestones in readers Pastor Rosemary Wheeler Backer 6608 Marina Drive ~ Holmes Beach ~ 941-778-1813 www.gloriadeilutheran.com All are welcomeWORSHIP WITH US SATURDAY AT 5 PM SUNDAY AT 9:30 AM Fellowship follows Sunday worship 4408 Gulf Drive ~ Holmes Beach941-778-1638 ~ www.episcopalchurchoftheannunciation.com All are welcome All are welcome Episcopal Church of the AnnunciationThe Rev. Matthew GrunfeldSunday services 8 am Holy Eucharist Rite I 10:30 am Holy Eucharist Rite II with Music Thursday service 9:30 am Holy Eucharist and Healing simple cremations$740simple burials$1,195SoundChoiceCremation.comOnline arrangements availableSarasota (941) 312-6371 | Manatee (941) 213-9234 Obituaries COMMUNITY CHURCH Call for a ride to the 10:00 AM Worship Service and IN THE SANCTUARY Nursery & Church School Adult Sunday School Adult Book Study For a free hearing screening, call 941.795.2811 Here to serve you!Dr. Jill Diesman a graduate of Washington University, St. Louis, and the Central Institute for the Deaf, is skilled in diagnostic, rehabilitative and other services for hearing, balance, tinnitus management, 501 VILLAGE GREEN PKWY., STE. 16, BRADENTON protect the things you love Protect the things you love 941-244-4743 Pentecost Promise KeeperDaniel L. Anderson Isobel OConner Mary Alice Chakoumakos She was a resident of Holmes Beach mission and also the Roser Womens Guild in Anna ChakoumakosHelen Aldrich White attended Sacred Heart Academy and WhiteAll Island Denominations plans Pentecost service Grunfeld of the Episcopal Church of the Annunciation PLEASE SEE OBITUARIES, NEXT PAGE Ice cream is offered at last years AID Pentecost service. Serving are AID board member Cornelia Zanetti, right, and Sandy and Chet Zarzycki of Holy Cow Ice Cream. Islander Courtesy Photo Founded 1956ALL ARE WELCOME Sunday 10 a.m. Worship Service6200 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key 941-383-6491 www.longboatislandchapel.org The Lords Warehouse Thrift ShopThe Rev. Bill Friederich Senior MinisterHours 9-noon, Monday, Wednesday, SaturdayOpen Arms, Loving Hearts, Accepting Minds

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THE ISLANDER MAY 16, 2018 21 $2 $2 Milestones 4350 El Conquistador Pkwy Bradenton, FL 34210 imgacademygolfclub.com Rewarding Golf at Every LevelBook Your Tee Time Online: imgacademygolfclub.com Golf Shop: 941-758-1464 Join us in the Grille Room on Wednesday nights for our Two for One Dinner Specials! Celebrating 90Holmes Beach resident Jo-an Webb recently celebrated her 90th birthday. Webb, originally from Erie, Pennsylvania, moved to Holmes Beach in 1970 and was elected in 1974 to the city council as the commission was known. Her birthday was April 12, and she celebrated with four children, nine grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and one niece at the Island Beach Club in Holmes Beach. Family visited from Oregon, California, Utah, Colorado, Illinois, Maryland, South Carolina and Virginia. Local family includes Pat and Dave Moynihan, Tracey and Miguel Rosa, Vail Wagner, Nicole and Matthew Plummer and Tom and Suzanne Thomas. Islander Courtesy Photos TravelsFrom island to IrelandBarry and Alayne Treacher, who reside in Derry in Northern Ireland, visit Anna Maria Island every year, staying in a Sunbow Bay home owned by friends Jeff and Pam Davis, who visit Northern Ireland annually. The Treachers write, We thought you would like to see photos of The Islander in Derry and they sent a photo of the Peace Bridge. Islander Courtesy Photo OBITUARIES An HBPD welcomeKyle Skubick, 8, of Orlando, the visiting grandson of Holmes Beach residents Bruce and Cherrie Birkman, winds up a March 23 tour of the Holmes Beach police station with Chief Bill Tokajer cers showed Kyle each room in the station, including the retaining cell, where Kyle asked to try on the handcuffs, which, of declined. Islander Courtesy Photo: Bruce Birkman At your service per to residents and family of residents, both past and present, as well as to

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22 MAY 16, 2018 THE ISLANDER Cops & CourtBy Kathy Prucnell, Islander Reporter By Kathy Prucnell StreetlifeCase closed on pier arrest Nunemaker told police she was upset with kids Bradenton woman crashes, arrested for DUI cle struck another car after she failed Keegan BB chalks up court win in derelict vessel case Enforcement efforts by Bradenton Beach police Island police blotterAnna Maria Anna Maria is policed by MCSO. Bradenton Beach and the family of the deceased owner told police they Bradenton Beach police inspected a white sailboat A cabin cruiser, named Claire Sea, was inspected and Police attempts to determine ownership were unsuc Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD. Cortez Cortez is policed by MCSO. Holmes Beach Two personal watercrafts, a trailer and a motor were ate and drank at an outside table and failed to pay their Holmes Beach is policed by HBPD. Streetlife is based on incident reports and narra HBPD arrests Bradenton man in stolen Lexus Two briefcases with paperwork, keys, credit cards, checkbook and other items police connected to the Kimon Homeless man arrested for Holmes Beach burglary house without permission and was arrested for bur When Villeccos friend returned home, he found his door open and the Villecco told police he entered his friends home Villecco

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THE ISLANDER MAY 16, 2018 23 3 abandoned boats, 1 derelict vessel tagged in Bradenton Beach anchorage By Kathy Prucnell Islander Reporter Bradenton Beach police took the first step to from its mainland borders to the Intracoastal Water And, under the ordinance adopted by the city com For derelict boats, where ownership is known, Bradenton Beach Masi looks out May 9 on the anchorage adjacent to the His toric Bridge Street Pier as he talks about removing derelict and aban doned vessels from the area. Islander Photos: Kathy Prucnell Two abandoned boats in the anchorage on the bay front in Bradenton Beach were tagged May 8.

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24 MAY 16, 2018 THE ISLANDER Ann Mari Oyster Bar You'll feel like family! Visit us online for menu, specials, locations, & more at OysterBar.net Tacos Burgers Seafood A stretch of Sarasota Bay south of El Conquistador Parkway is where the DEP approved a permit to Long Bar Pointe for a mitigation bank. Islander Photo: Jack Elka DEP secretary approves mitigation bank for Aqua developerBy Kathy Prucnell Islander Reporter Beruff and Larry Lieberman partnership, to operate a and buoys placed outside the bank that would attract FISH and Suncoast Waterkeeper dropped out of Longboat Key man walks into traf c, dies and Broadway Street and posted a screen and perimeter Kathy Prucnell WE TWEET TOO @ami_islander @ami_islander

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THE ISLANDER MAY 16, 2018 25 941.778.6614 3007 GULF DRIVE HOLMES BEACH NATIONALLY ACCLAIMED!OPEN 7 DAYS CATERING we deliver for large parties Anna Maria Oyster Bar Pier on the Waterfron Dinin a Open Daily 8am-9pm Breakfast 8am-11am Weekend Brunch 11am-2pm 200 Bridge St., Bradenton Beach, FL OysterBar.net T ableside service with a bayside view on the Bridge Street Pier! T ableside service with a bayside view on the Bridge Street Pier! Call (941) 778-AMOB (2662) for Beach-to-Pier Shuttle! 941.778.1320 http://schnitzel.house 3246 E. Bay Drive, Holmes BeachSpecial: Chilled Cucumber Soup German Kassler Smoked Porkchop served with Sauerkraut and Side SaladHAXEN FRI-SAT NIGHTS (reserve ahead) Dinner Monday-Saturday 5-9Click! The Islander welcomes news of the milestones in read Freewheeling freedom I rode the Roadmaster up and Neff By Lisa Neff Beach returned to Illinois for the summer and left Ramp to look for dolphins, watch brown pelicans make hoopla and hurrah in other communities that hold place where we sometimes hear opposition to a bike path? And theyre off! Students follow for a morning ride to Anna Maria Elementary as part of Bike to School Day, a national program to increase activity, improve communities. Islander Photo: Bianca Bened Longboat Key police respond May 8 to a fatal pedestrian accident in the 6800 block of Gulf of Mexico Drive on Longboat Key. Islander Photo: Kathy Prucnell

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26 MAY 16, 2018 THE ISLANDER 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 LIGHT T YFull / Half Day T www arrenFishin g Char tersCapt. W arren GirleINSHORE sh OFFSHORE GC Capt. W arren Girle R E O TideWatchRed tide not found in Manatee Karenia brevis Active AMI IN-HOUSE PROFESSIONAL ROD REPAIRISLAND DISCOUNT TACKLE5503 MARINA DRIVE at KEYES MARINA, HBOpen Daily 7AM 941-779-2838Major Credit Cards Accepted Visit us at www.IslandDiscountTackle.com Islander Reporter 1 week remains for youth soccer Cassidy Key Royale news Golf action at the Key Royale Club teed off with Horseshoe news horseshoe pits was short and sweet this past week, as 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 May 16 2:10a 1.6 12:23p 2.7 6:04a 1.1 8:03p -0.5 May 17 3:14a 1.5 1:00p 2.8 6:28a 1.2 8:55p -0.5 May 18 4:32a 1.4 1:43p 2.7 6:52a 1.3 9:53p -0.5 May 19 2:32p 2.6 10:54p -0.4 May 20 3:31p 2.4 11:57p -0.2 May 21 8:25a 1.5 4:49p 2.1 10:35a 1.4 May 22 8:49a 1.6 6:33p 1.9 12:58a 0.0 12:54p 1.3 1st May 23 9:15a 1.8 8:19p 1.7 1:54a 0.2 2:33p 1.1 Legler & Flynn Law player Diego Felipe has his eye on the ball during May 10 adult soccer action at the Center of Anna Maria Island. Islander Photo: Courtesy Erin Felipe

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THE ISLANDER MAY 16, 2018 27 Islander Reporter waters that is harder on tackle than Inshore, spotted seatrout are a Southernaire Fishing Charters 941.465.8932AnnaMariaFishing Guide.comDOCKED AT SEAFOOD SHACKCAPT. AARON LOWMAN DOCKED AT SEAFOOD SHACK CAPT. AARON LOWMAN Stasny monly seen are blacktip and spinner sharks, plus an White says hes impressed with the number of 941-323-7892 THE ORIGINAL BAIT BOAT IS BACK !LIVE Whitebait & CrabsOn the water at the Kingfish Boat Ramp grouper, mangrove and vermilion snapper. Pictured are Capt, Chris McBeath, left, Penny Reinert, Jamie Stephens and Rich Reinert. The Reinerts are from Umatilla and Stephens is from Sarasota. The captain said: Weather was perfect all day, with a switch in winds late in the day making for a slightly bumpy ride in. estimated at about 140 pounds on a pass crab. He was guided May 7 by Capt. Warren Girle.

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28 MAY 16, 2018 THE ISLANDER AME calendar By Bianca Bened, bianca@islander.org Achievements show reception at Studio at Gulf and Pine, 10101 Honors for AME alumJack Heckler, an Anna Maria Elementary alum and Manatee School for the Arts graduate, is recognized May 2 at the State College of Floridas 52nd annual Bernie Awards Ceremony. The recipient of a full scholarship in theater, Heckler appeared in four stage productions at the Howard Studio TheChristmastown won recognition for Outstanding Performance by an Actor in an Ensemble Role, and he was awarded the Most Promising Newcomer Award. He also was inducted into the National Dramatic Honor Society of Delta Psi Omega. Heckler will continue his studies and scholarship performances in 2018-19 at the State College of Florida. Islander Photo: Courtesy Erin Mom Heckler Pizza with the principalSecond-grader Caroline Wettstein, center, enjoys a pizza party with friends a celebration of her role as principal for a day. Taylor June King and pizza party. Students create wildlife art for studio reception Princi-pals at AMESecond-grader Caroline Wettstein enjoys her time May 8. Carolines family won the award at the AME Parent-Teacher Organization Spring Fling held in April. She observed classes with principal Jackie Featherston and visited the classrooms. Islander Photos: Courtesy AME/Sheila Zink Second-grader Ava Larson looks over her shoulder from her bike as she makes the journey from St. Bernard Catholic Church to Anna Maria Elementary. up behind him in the parking lot of St. Bernard Catholic Church. Islander Photos: Bianca Bened Cycling to AME with HBPD By Bianca Bened, bianca@islander.org

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THE ISLANDER MAY 16, 2018 29 WE TWEET TOO@ami_islander By Bianca Bened, bianca@islander.org EXCLUSIVELY OFFERED BY Lifes short Buy the Beach House! Live Here, Vacation Here or Invest Here3 Bedrooms 4 Baths Rooftop Deck Room for a Pool Oversized 2-Car Garage Waterfront with Boatlift and Dock. Offered at $849,000 Shellie Young P.A. Master Certified Negotiation Specialist, Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist, Voted Best in Customer Satisfaction Sarasota magazine since 2015 5-Star Zillow Premier Agent www.shellieyoung.com CELL 941.713.5458 Premier Sothebys International Realty SWEEPING GULF VIEWS: This 2bed/2bath condo at Anna Maria Island Club has breathtaking Gulf views from the living room and master bedroom. A rare opportunity to own at one of the most soughtafter condo complexes on the Island. $650,000 KEY ROYALE HOME: Looking for a home large enough to accommodate the entire family? Then look no further. This split plan 4bed/4bath/2car pool home is situated on one of the largest lots on Anna Maria Island. $774,000 Gulf-Bay Realty of Anna Maria Inc. Jesse Brisson Broker Associate, GRI 941-713-4755 800-771-6043 Call Jesse Brisson941-713-4755 Tribute to teachers created May 11 for teachers at Anna Maria Elementary. The arrangements were part of AMEs teacher appreciation week, which included presenting daily gifts and meals to the educational staff. Islander Photo: Bianca Bened Anna Maria Elementary guidance counselor Susan Tabicman and a group of students watch as participants recall the books theyve read. AME third-, challenges students to recall particular books or characters with quiz questions. Islander Photos: Bianca Bened classic novel involves a girl who moves in with her grandfather during AMEs Battle of the Books. The students learned the answer to the quiz question: Heidi by Johanna Spyri.Battle of the Books challenges studentsAME kindergartners put on Pajama Party KCs kidsKelly Crawfords kindergartners pose May 11 arrangements for teachers. Crawford said teacher appreciation week at AME was fantastic, Islander Photo: Courtesy AME/Kelly Crawford

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30 MAY 16, 2018 THE ISLANDER islbizBY SANDY AMBROGI $2 @ The Islander, 3218 E. Bay Drive, HB. WE LIKE LIKESfacebook.com/ Islandernewspaper Mike Norman Realty MIKE NORMAN REALTY EST. 1978For professional real estate sales, call a true island native, born and raised on Anna Maria Island. Marianne Norman-Ellis. 941.778.6696 Einzige deutsch sprachige Immobilien-Agentur auf Anna Maria Island sh Florida Dreams Realty of AMI 3340 East Bay Drive, Holmes Beach KAUF VERKAUF VERMIETUNGWir beraten Sie umfassend und kompetent in Ihrer Sprache! Wir freuen uns auf Ihren Anruf oder Ihren Besuch bei uns im Bro.Markus Siegler, Broker sh EXCLUSIVELY OFFERED BY Lifes short Buy the Beach House Live Here, Vacation Here or Invest HereCurrently used as a vacation rental with an Impressive NET income of $150K++. 4 Bedrooms 4.5 Baths Elevator One Floor Living 4 Car Garages Waterfront Offered at $2,200,000. Shellie Young P.A. Master Certified Negotiation Specialist, Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist, Voted Best in Customer Satisfaction Sarasota magazine since 2015 5-Star Zillow Premier Agent www.shellieyoung.com CELL 941.713.5458 Premier Sothebys International Realty Business owners treat customers and copsIts almost as good as the real thing Customers passed the replica around, kissed it, Cops get cool in Holmes Beach The folks at the Small Town Creamery beat the cones to kids and adults, all scooped by local Holmes The social was part of the Holmes Beach Police Holmes Beach Police Chief Bill Tokajer, front, visits May 8 with kids at the Small Town Creamerys Ice Cream with Cops at the Island Shopping Center on Marina Drive. HBPD Sgt. Vern McGowan, left, and Islander Photos: Courtesy Small Town Creamery Biz news: Local moms and their kids settle in for some free ice cream during Ice Cream with Cops May 8 at the Small Town Creamery, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Slims Place PJ Smargisso and dad, Chris Smargisso, show off a special-order replica of the Vince Lombardi trophy they had made to commemorate the Philadelphia Eagles 2018 Super Bowl win with the fans who frequent the sports bar at 9701 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Islander Courtesy Photo

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THE ISLANDER MAY 16, 2018 31 BizCalBy Sandy Ambrogi Chamber events chill guests as weather heats up Business news Riley-Love: an ambassador for AMI and beyond Islander Reporter He was at the podium at the Powell Crosley Estate Karen Riley-Love, left, holds her Tourism Ambassador of the Year trophy May 10 as she stands outside at the Powell Crosley Estate with Liza Kubik, director of marketing and events at the Seafood Shack in Cortez. Riley-Love, a freelance photographer for The Islander, was named the 2018 winner at a tourism week celebration sponsored by the BACVB. Islander Courtesy Photo: Sandy Zinck

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