Islander (Anna Maria, Fla. : 1992)

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Islander (Anna Maria, Fla. : 1992)
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Anna Maria amasses $2.83 million for new pier. 3 City candidates posture, emerge. 4-5 The Islander editorial, reader letters. 6 From the archives. 7 DOT proposes quick On the government calendar. 8 Make plans, save a date. 10 Community announcements, activities. 11 Turtle nesting surges post-Alberto. 14 Center to see $100K for improvements. 16 Storm soaks island holiday. 18 Obituaries. 20 Sisters search for angel 21 Streetlife. 22 When the rain comes. 25 Adult soccer playoffs set at center. 26 mind. 27 Real estate transactions. 28 Island insurance icon sells. Biz roundup. 30 CLASSIFIEDS. 32 Meetings Op-Ed Happenings ISL BIZ 10-20 YEARS AGO Make plans, save a When the rain comes. Kids Day delivers. 29 PLEASE SEE PIER PAGE 3 VOLUME 26, NO. 32 JUNE 6, 2018 FREE Seagrass science. 24 The Best News on Anna Maria Island Since 1992 www.islander.orgAsTheWorldTerns take Margaritaville detour. 6 PLEASE SEE LIFE PAGE 2 5 fawns rescued. 15Life sentence ends 2014 HB stabbing case Andrew Helderman, shackled and guarded, enters a Manatee County courtroom for a February hearing. He was sentenced May 31 after a jury found him guilty of attempted murder in the stabbing of his former roommate in Holmes Beach. Islander File Photo: Kathy Prucnell Anna Maria negotiates $685K pier demo contractBy Bianca Bened Islander Reporter Anna Maria has a demolition contract for the Anna Maria City Pier. The terms are to be determined. The start date also is unknown. Sullys Quality Projects, a Venice-based rience, references, location of contractors, of the project. Commissioners voted 4-0 May 29 to Commissioner Dale Woodland was absent. The mayor made the offer. The bottom line is more than $685,000 Murphy said he needs further commission authorization to proceed, particularly for a requested advance payment. In an email reply June 1, Sean Sullivan of Sullys requested the city alter the terms of the contract for the pier demo to include a down payment by June 7 of $53,882. The commission was to hold a special went to press, to discuss Sullys counter offer. RFP redo The commission had voted May 18 to re-issue a request for proposals and accept resulted in three bids the city deemed either The revised RFP included a new ranktractor, and required completion by the end Five companies submitted bids by the May 25 deadline. Fireworks to blame?Neighbors on Hampshire Lane watch as in a garage shortly after 6 p.m. June 1 in Holmes Beach. No one was hurt, but damages. For story, see page 2. Islander Photo: Courtesy Sgt. Mike Pilato/HBPD By Kathy Prucnell Islander Reporter Life means life. Andrew Helderman, 28, was sentenced to life in prison May 31 after his second Holmes Beach. The four-man, two-woman jury deliberated just under two hours and found Helattempted murder with a weapon. included testimony from the female victim, her doctor, two minors who lived nearby at the time, a Holmes Beach police invescrime technician and an EMT who treated the victim at the scene March 14, 2014, Heldermans case went to trial once before. a second day in court where he took on his own defense and questioned Holmes Beach A pelican perches May 31 atop the Anna Maria City Pier. The pier has been closed since Sept. 11, 2017, following damage by Hurricane Irma. Islander Photo: Jack Elka


2 JUNE 6, 2018 THE ISLANDER Unique Pet PortraitsComposited images printed to stretched canvas Sunsets PRINTS FROM LIFE After the jury returned the May Helderman based on the states reoffender law. Helderman was previously convicted in 2008 in connection with the Florida Department of Corrections website. Heldermans life sentence will not be impacted by within three years of Heldermans release. Finally, after four years, I can put this to rest. to take on his own defense, become a co-counsel and mans motions. Before the jury was sworn, prosecutors dropped an ness was unavailable to testify. Heldermans court-appointed attorney, Charles Fireworks blamed for Key Royale house re Helderman authorities were called to an apartment in the 300 block victim in a bathtub. She was covered in blood with a weapon, in the Manatee County jail. Helderman has 30 days to appeal from the May 31 He was in Manatee County jail at press time. By Bianca Bened Islander Reporter Fireworks may have been the cause of a house blackened and smoky at the end of Hampshire Lane. Lane, owned by Chris and Kellie Galati. The Galatis are partners in Galati Marine-Galati Yacht Sales in Anna Maria. from Germany at 626 Hampshire Lane, reported the Karen Mitchell told Pierce they heard a loud in size. reported the homeowners returned and helped direct unharmed. Chris Galati Jr., the couples 20-year-old-son, the day and had attempted to set off a bottle rocket that homes ventilation system. $300,000, Davis said. to do before the house is habitable. Davis noted that the proper way to dispose of a The Galati house at 628 Hampshire Lane is boarded June 4 and a crew is at work mediating the June 1


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4 JUNE 6, 2018 THE ISLANDER Committee says historic blunder triggered lean to city manager Islander Reporter Beach zones was a monumental blunder that led to remedies. the history of Holmes Beach, said chairman David Form of Government Committee. An ordinance adopted in 2013 allowed minimum seven-day rentals in residential-2 zones, which led to als and prompted $25 million in Bert Harris lawsuits, this would not have happened, said committee vice and between the interests of residential homeowners and owners of short-term rental properties, the com tion rentals to two visitors per bedroom. The ordinance hasnt worked as planned. A wave committee cautions. Concerns include possible comas to how to do so. The committee voted 7-1 in April test period. Cheshire said a temporary hire is not allowed under the city charter. It is my opinion, the city charter would need to be amended to insert the role of administrator into the charter, and clarify the relationship between the adminrecommended a review of other city charters that use If this letter was intended to clarify, it didnt, Boyd said. Boyds minority dissent became moot as other tryout. Titsworth, a likely mayoral candidate, have said the Its incorrect. advise the city commission to adopt another form of quo. and adopts ordinances. tion to the city commission at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 26, city hall, 5801 Marina Drive. Chairman David Cheshire, top, con ing May 30 of the Holmes Beach Form of Government ad hoc committee. Com mittee members joining Cheshire include, clockwise, Terry Schaefer, Ellen Prince, Pam Leckie, Renee Ferguson and vice chair Scott Boyd. Islander Photo: Terry 2 charter commission candidates emerge, 3rd fails to qualify3 ways to change HB city charter: Citizen petition approved at referendum, or City commissioners by ordinance and refer endum, or City charter review commission proposes an amendment or revision to the city commission, voter approval. Islander Reporter seats on the Holmes Beach City Charter Commission. A third person, however, failed to qualify. Terry Schaefer, a member of the Holmes Beach Form of Government Committee, said May 30 he falls just a few days Five seats on the charter review committee will be in Manatee County and city residents for two years David Cheshire, now chair of the ad hoc commit tee, and Major Leckie, whose wife Pam served on the most recent charter commission in 2014, are presumed candidates in the charter race. Charter review commissioners could pave the way The charter, considered the bible for the city, is required of all state municipalities by the Florida ConCharter commission members serve until their amendments or revisions to the charter, if any, are incor porated into a city ordinance by the city commission for any amendments or revisions are proposed by the independent body. Mayor Bob Johnson. Theres no allowance for comThe last city charter commission in 2014 included Leckie, David Lester and James Plath. candidates qualify. I would quite honestly like to see the citizenry of the city step up, Johnson said. Johnson said the charter commission is critical in to pre-empt home rule within our cities, Johnson said. leadership continuity and stability. Members of the charter review commission are not We essentially met every week, Johnson said. city commission and adopted by referendum vote. Its citizens, by vote. There is no assessment fee for charter commission a treasurer and establish a bank account. June 18, and close at noon Friday, June 22.WMFR delays sale of administrative building The packers and movers have a short reprieve. West Manatee Fire Rescue has a contract to sell special permit from Manatee County to rezone the wants to be. from the county, Blucher said. WMFR Commissioner Al Robinson asked if


THE ISLANDER JUNE 6, 2018 5 34th Ave. W75th St. WManatee Ave. W Palma Sola Blvd. Cortez Rd. WTo BeachesTo BeachesPalma Sola Bay Voter registration open, qualifying dates set June 22 in Bradenton Beach and Holmes Beach. Anna end at noon June 22. voters and 62,556 other voters for a total of 237,237 com or call the Manatee County Supervisor of ElecElection 11-06-18Bradenton Beach of cials warm up to fall electionChrisAnn Silver Esformes Islander Reporter Bradenton Beach has two commission seats on the is ready to jump into the race. she will run for a two-year term. She was appointed to her current term in 2016. forward and keep Bradenton Beach Maro was appointed to the Ward 2 commission seat, which was holders. citywide representation by the four commissioners. Maros appointment followed two deadlocked commission votes and a card draw. She drew the ace of spades to win the seat over Anne Leister. worked on code amendments and supported noise, I think we took the moratorium as far as we could, but there is still more to work on, Maro said. We still party houses. As liaison to the Scenic Waves Partnership Comenhancements. missions promise to restore driveways for property owners affected by the recent Manatee County Force Main 5 water and sewer line replacement project. I hope that ace of spades stays on my side, Maro Additionally, Commissioner Ralph Cole will close remainder of John Chappies term. Chappie was elected mayor in 2017. Cole picked up a candidate packet from the Manaat city hall, but also have not said if they plan to throw their hats into the Vincent ran in 2016 and was defeated. Bradenton Beach is the only city on Anna Maria Island with term three consecutive two-year terms. lived in Bradenton Beach for a minimum 12 months fee for commission candidates is $48 and must be paid fees to the Manatee County Supervisor of Elections Cole Maro Marilyn Maro wins a card draw in 2016 for her seat on the Bradenton Beach Commission. Islander File Photo: ChrisAnn Silver Esformes


6 JUNE 6, 2018 THE ISLANDER Opinion Our JUNE 6, 2018 JUNE 6, 2018 JUNE 6, 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: Opinion Your Round 2 on roundabout roundabout in Bradenton Beach. ration and if it is an abomination in the eyes of the in order. ful island city. time. Carol Findlay, Bradenton BeachCongrats to chamber execs A word of appreciation to the Anna Maria Island Pizzo as vice president. I have volunteered with the chamber for five day. Their continued dedication should allow commuleadership. Angela Smith Lester, Holmes BeachNo reason, nor rhyme Its a blur. My hundreds of visits to Key West over much blurred as they were blurry. like a native. There were many years of laid-back visits that featured Yellow Runners (Miller beer) and Etta coffee and conversation at Fishermans Cafe in the on board as we aimed back to port under the stars. It was before Mallory Square became a place to Bull and Whistle bar on Duval Street. A1A made it in fact. Island. And here come the Parrotheads. The Buffett-infused development on Perico Island of Buffetts hits, is more than condos and a marina. Theres more to come. We recently learned there will be a 130-room hotel named Compass and at least one of Buffetts three trademark restaurants, LandShark Bar and Grill, a sports-themed establishment, is included. Avenue and, possibly, another Buffett restaurant. salt, and lessen the tourism load on Anna Maria Island. its amenities and adventures. Bonner Joy Share the loveThis summer, plank removal and demolition is planned at the Anna Maria City Pier at the bay end of Pine Avenue. The work will clear the way for construction of a new pier. The Islander invites readers to share their favorite images of the city pier photographs, paintings, sketches, scribbles on our social media using @ami_islander on Twitter and www.facebook. com/Islandernewspaper on Facebook. Islander File Photo


THE ISLANDER JUNE 6, 2018 7 Wed love to mail you the news! We mail The Islander weekly for a nominal $54 per year. We also offer the best way to stay in touch If you dont live here year-round, use this form to subscribe by (snail) mail for yourself or someone else. (Sorry, we do not suspend mail subscriptions you 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) E-MAIL 10&20 years ago You can peruse The Islander newspaper archive, dating back to its launch in November edu. In the headlines: June 3, 1998 the Bradenton Beach City Commission to discuss the possible transfer of ownership of the Bradenton Beach Marina to the city. Key off the northern tip of Anna Maria Island. A Residents had voted to request inclusion in renourishment.In the headlines: June 4, 2008 Department and West Manatee Fire Rescue. a near normal/above normal season with a 70 percent chance of 12-16 storms. for Life at Coquina Beach in Bradenton Beach raised more than $35,000 for the local American Cancer Society chapter. 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 Going for groceries in Anna MariaThe type states the photograph shows grocery store and Anna Maria Community Hall looking toward the North Point in 1924. Islander Photo: Courtesy Manatee County Public Library digital collection Tarpon by the reinsTwo children take a bareback ride on a freshly caught tarpon at the Anna Maria City Pier. The photo is dated 191520. Islander Photo: Courtesy Manatee County Public Library digital collection


8 JUNE 6, 2018 THE ISLANDER MeetingsAnna Maria City Anna Maria City Hall, 10005 Gulf Drive, 941708-6130, Bradenton Beach tee. Bradenton Beach City Hall, 107 Gulf Drive N., 941-778-1005, Holmes Beach CELED CELED CELED Holmes Beach City Hall, 5801 Marina Drive, West Manatee Fire Rescue WMFR administration building, 6417 Third Ave. W., Bradenton, Manatee County Administration building, 1112 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton, 941-748-4501, Of interest Study, CrossPointe Fellowship, 8605 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. opment Council, Manatee County Administration Bradenton International Airport, 8009 15th St. E., Sarasota. will be closed. Send notices to on the road The Florida Department of Transportation and week of June 4: C. Intermediate road closures will take place. open-cut installation of a force main is underway. Traffor construction activities. For more information about Martinique Drive to 107th Court West: Crews are lane closures. Florida Safety Contractors Inc. is the RoadwatchDOT proposes fast xes for barrier island traf c woes The barrier island is divided by the Florida Department of Transportation into zones: Anna Maria and Holmes Beach in Zone 1, Bradenton Beach in Zone 2 and Longboat Key, St. Armands Circle and Lido Key in Zone 3. Islander Graphic: Courtesy DOT Islander Reporter BIFF. It was an app, it could be Barrier Island While not an app, the Florida Department of mendations. The $675,000 Sarasota/Manatee barrier island trafrier islands from Anna Maria south to St. Armands and Lido keys. mendations. bound left-turn lanes off Cortez Road at 75th Avenue island curb ramps to increase pedestrian safety. Cost is $500 per intersection but the number of intersections was not posted. connected to increase pedestrian safety on Gulf Drive/ State Road 789 from 130 feet south of 13th Street 789 from 22nd Street to Avenue C in Holmes Beach at side streets, costs to be determined. Beach. com/sarasotamanateebarrierislands/assets/shortmidated in the 1950s to provide a local voice for the state on transportation issues. As we move into Phase 3, the recommendation public. 9:30 a.m. Friday, June 8, at CrossPointe Fellowship, 8605 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.Holmes Beach seeks seawall repair bids quickly perform repairs to seawalls on city property. seawall caps at various locations. To be considered, emailed bids must be sent by tions are available by email request. Bids will be opened at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, at city hall, 5801 Marina Drive.


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10 JUNE 6, 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 T ERRAS GET YOURS @ The Islander, 3218 E. Bay Drive, HB Take some AMI home!We have Islander old navy coffee mugs! Shopping totes! T-shirts! And $2 AMI stickers! 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 The Islander Calendar ARTS & ENTERTAINMENTONGOING OFF AMI KIDS & FAMILYThursday, June 7 Friday, June 8 Saturday, June 9 Tuesday, June 12 ONGOING OFF AMI GAMES, SPORTS & OUTDOORS Saturday, June 9 CLUBS & COMMUNITYThursday, June 7 Friday, June 8 Sunday, June 10 Wednesday, June 13 Sunday, June 10 GOOD TO KNOW GET LISTED GOOD DEEDS


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12 JUNE 6, 2018 THE ISLANDER Jewelry to the Rescue bene ts Moonracer ciary of Jewelry to the Rescue 1-4 p.m. Sunday, June 10, in Palmetto. attend will be $5. Moonracers founder, Lisa Williams, is The Islandtor. For more information, call the restaurant at 941479-7827.South Florida Museum exhibits Things daily by many. objects. The museum is at 201 10th St. W., Bradenton, and there is an admission fee. For more information, call the museum at 941748-4131.Fashion show to bene t Mayors Feed the Hungry Sunday, June 10, to raise money for the Mayors Feed Maria Island. The fashion show will feature professional models, representatives. Models will include Anna Maria Mayor Dan Murphy, Bradenton Beach Mayor John Chappie, Holmes Beach Mayor Bob Johnson, Manatee County Commissioner Carol Whitmore and Holmes Beach Police Chief Bill Tokajer. An announcement said the presenters include Tickets can be purchased online at mayorsfeedtheSeniors on tourThe Senior Adventures group takes a wagon tour of Robinson Preserve, includpark in west Bradenton. The June 1 visit also included a tour of the NEST, a nature center completed earlier this year by the Manatee County Parks and Natural Resources Department. Senior Adventures is a group that meets most Fridays for an outing or an activity. Islander Courtesy Photos: Amy Talucci Members of the island-based Senior Adventures group gather June 1 for a photograph outside of the NEST in the Robinson Preserve. The group toured the nature center and preserve, guided by Melissa Nell, manager of the Manatee County Parks and Natural Resources programming, volunteer and education division. Kiwanis to meet June 13 The Kiwanis Club of Anna Maria Island will not provided. The club will meet at 8:30 a.m. at the Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe at the Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. at 8 a.m. Also in June, the club will hear Saturday, June on the topic of a law enforcement surveillance system For more information, call Sandy Haas-Martens at 941-778-1383.


THE ISLANDER JUNE 6, 2018 13 Island Players name new of cers, next seasons playsThe Island Players marquee announces the 70th season at the playhouse at 10009 Gulf Drive, Islander Photo: Sandy Ambrogi house. Camboni, treasurer. Dorothy Elder, Donna Grant, Barbara Gusie, Denise Stevens. Sept. 20-30. 2019. March 7-24, 2019. 2-12, 2019. Season tickets for 2018-19 are available by callFor more information, visit the website at theCenter prepares summer camp programs for kidsAudition call for kids their dramatic tendencies at the Island Players Summer Drama Camp. The camp will be July 9-12 and July 16-19 9 a.m.6-13. The camp is held at the theater, at 10009 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria, in conjunction with the Center of Anna Maria Island. At the conclusion of the camp, students will present two performances of A Quest for Good Manners: A Medieval Adventure, Friday, July 20. The performances are open to the public. Pam Sikkema will direct. note the number of participants is limited. For more information, contact Lisa Coba, youth By Bianca Bened Islander Reporter Schools out, and its time for vacation. At the Monday, June 11. He said several counselors and Anna Maria Elementary teachers who took part in past camps will return Enrollment is weekly, no later than Tuesday before the camp startup. The cost is $140 per week for center members and $165 for nonmembers. already enrolled in the centers Procare system. Tuesday/Thursday trips to take place. also are planned. 9 a.m.-noon Monday, June 11-Thursday, June 14, and Monday, June 18-Thursday, June 21, at Bimini Bay $175 per week. Drama camp is conducted by the Island Players at the theater, 10009 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Kids in drama camp will take part in two public performances Friday, July 20. Camp space is limited, and center staff say spefees must be paid in full to reserve a spot. For more information or reservations, call the Anna Maria.


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20 JUNE 6, 2018 THE ISLANDER simple cremations$740simple burials$1,195SoundChoiceCremation.comOnline arrangements availableSarasota (941) 312-6371 | Manatee (941) 213-9234 Obituaries Submit your community news to Pastor Stephen King9:30 Sunday Service rArt by Joan V oyles PLEASE SEE OBITUARIES Wayne L. Nield II died April 20. The only child of Wayne L. and Frances (Murray) A visual artist and historic preservationist, he held art history, with an emphasis on architecture, from the From 1978 to 1983 he was an instructor in the historic preservation. from the 1980s, such as Downtown My-town Comin Down All Around (about the demolition of Baltimores architectural history), were incorporated into His creative approach to conservation issues led In the late 1980s to the mid-1990s, he spent his ida Humanities Council, this documentation resulted Cultures. He also spent time on other creative projects. to consider a lost war (with a few victorious battles) turned into a facility for contemporary art. In 2012, in order to be closer to what AVA had to offer, he moved tured at AVA. A celebration of Waynes life will take place in COMMUNITY CHURCH Nursery & Church School Adult Sunday School Adult Book StudySUMMER SPEAKER SERIES FEATURINGR D r Geza E. Bankuty Geza E. Bankuty, 91, of Holmes Beach and forHome in Bradenton.Practitioner gives practical advice Paisley Smelt, 14, left, Graceson Jankovich, 13, Maggie Carter, 14, Morgan West, 13 and Mara Dunn, 13, gather in the pavilion school year. Kids swing ropes and bounce off trampolines into the water May 30 at the beach at Bayfront Park during CrossPointe Night Blast to commemorate the end of the school year. CrossPointe kids splash at end-of-school bashTwins Aria and Soraya Casciani, 1, day Night Blast at Bayfront Park in Anna Maria. Islander Photos: Bianca Kathryn Cass Robertson, an islander and retired and how they impact health during a gathering of the JOY/Just Older Youth group at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 13, in the fellowship hall at Roser Memorial Community Church, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. Robertson also will talk about natural health remedies. Attendees should plan to bring a brown-bag lunch. The church provides beverages and desserts. For more information, call the church at 941-7780414. Islander Courtesy PhotoCrossPointe registering kids for VBS Classes will be 9 a.m.-noon Monday-Friday, June 18-22, at the church, 8605 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. at 941-778-0719.


THE ISLANDER JUNE 6, 2018 21 OBITUARIES Canaan June 30. Memorial donations may be made the American Society for the Protection of Cruelty to Animals or to a local humane society. 3 island sisters search for angel in ght against cancerJordan Lococo, left, snuggles big sister Lauren Bilan 2017. Along with older sister Heather Robuck, the Islander Photo: Courtesy Jordan Lococo Islander Reporter Three sisters spent their summers on Anna Maria ents. They lived the island life. The little Florida blockhouse of their childhood on two-story that would twiceswallow the much-loved island home. purchased the property in 1973 and made it their resiThe elder Fletcher represented the island and northwest Bradenton on the Manatee County Board of Commissioners and he and wife Audrey settled into life on the island. Time went by. after the elder Fletchers death in 2011, the family sold the house on 72nd Street and moved to Bradenton. was like before, when we were kids. We take our own kids to the same beach and they know its our beach and why that is. for the sisters who love her. months after a healthy baby boy arrived, Bilan was cancer. After several minimally invasive treatments proved unsuccessful, a radical hysterectomy was per lymph nodes as a precaution. For 15 months, all was deemed well. Bilan said her larly, despite repeated requests for scans to be certain the cancer was at bay. I asked and asked, Bilan said. It didnt seem cancer had not come back. When urinary tract problems arose, she said her doctor prescribed antibiotics for an infection and sent her on her way. The infections became more frequent and worsThe cancer had returned, and it was widespread. At 28, she had more than two dozen small tumors and appointment drivers for Bilan and her kids, breathed another round of treatment, but the new tumor is so deep, her options are limited. are limited to Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, MD Ander son Cancer Center in Houston and Memorial Sloansuccumbs to the disease. Thats not an option for me. I have two small May 24. Bilan has no health insurance. With income from family income would have resulted in more assistance. what a person could realistically pay, then calculates in a deductible-type set up. The assistance only kicks Bilan, with help from her sisters, has applied three times for charity medical care at Mayo and has been rejected three times, she said. lations. for a consultation, she was turned away when the family could not verify they could cover the $250,000 visits. drained. Bilans advice to others: Dont let a doctor tell you charity to help me. Bilan hopes someone has answers for her, or that Maria Island or beyond. call sisters Jordan Lococo at 941-527-7787 or Heather Robuck at 941-580-0270.


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THE ISLANDER JUNE 6, 2018 23 STREETLIFE Vacationing LEO patches into Bradenton BeachMetropolitan Nashville Police Sgt. Jeffrey Gibson visits the police station in Bradenton Beach May 30 Prucnell There are patch collectors. And there is the Bradenton Beach Police Department. You see patches on all types of law enforcement opportunity. The answer came as Diaz invited Gibson into the ments are represented on the wall. York City Police Museums worldwide collection, and body. The BBPD requires an in-person request from an tion, stop at the station with their hope to add to a collection, he said. And, in another turn of camaraderie, Diaz said Kathy Prucnell iPhone adapter and air-freshener from her vehicle. May 25, 600 block of Manatee Avenue, suspicious circumstances. A man reported an unknown person May 26, Freckled Fin Irish Pub, 5337 Gulf Drive, of loud music and measured the sound between 75 and 85 decibels, where no more than 50 decibels are permitMay 27, 100 block of 47th Street and the beach, Baker Act. A woman told police and family members cal facility. May 27, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, spoke to the vehicles occupants, searched the vehicle and the vehicle was towed. May 28, Anna Maria Island Watersports, 505 56th was sent to the state attorney for an arrest. unknown person broke a ceramic planter and pulled fraud was reported. Holmes Beach is policed by HBPD. Streetlife is based on incident reports and narratives


24 JUNE 6, 2018 THE ISLANDER Ann Mari Oyster Bar You'll feel like family! Visit us online for menu, specials, locations, & more at WE TWEET TOO @ami_islander @ami_islander Citizen scientists dive in, study health of Sarasota Bay Islander Reporter An annual checkup. waters of Sarasota Bay an annual checkup by investiinvertebrates to manatees. Volunteers with the Sarasota Bay Estuary ProParkway, Sarasota, and surveyed above and below the water for a read on the health of Sarasota Bay. Volunteers studied 140 survey points to see how how clear the water was in the area. The presence of was utilized to record and sort data. The app loaded The study showed Sarasota Bay waters are in certain areas were found where not previously documented. ment, thrives in clear water. The Sarasota Bay searesidents of Manatee and Sarasota counties to breath every day. blooms such as Karenia brevis, commonly called red has decreased 67 percent since 1988. In the same 54 percent between State Road 64/Manatee Avenue to Venice Inlet on the southern end from survey levels of the bay in heavy storms or even when boat passes over. for individuals who wanted to wade and learn about A nature festival at Ken Thompson Park rounded informed. Food trucks were present, as well as live This was the fourth year for the SBEP survey. Volunteer Jeanette Marks surfaces May 5 in Sarasota Bay with blades of seagrass for a survey by the Sarasota Bay Estuary Program. Volunteers checked 140 survey points. Islander Photos: Courtesy Sarasota County Capt. Larry Beggs, left, owner of Reef Innovations, pilots his boat with volunteers Claudia Vila, Constance Sartar and Liliana Benitez, while citizen scientists Shayna Coonin, left, in the water, and Kevin and Katherine Lawrence take a rest from surveying.


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THE ISLANDER JUNE 6, 2018 27 By Capt. Danny Stasny Islander Reporter Rainy days have enveloped our little island, but them. release snook. Also present in the backcountry are jack crevalle, ladySouthernaire Fishing Charters 941.465.8932AnnaMariaFishing Guide.comDOCKED AT SEAFOOD SHACKCAPT. AARON LOWMAN DOCKED AT SEAFOOD SHACK CAPT. AARON LOWMAN Stasny 941-323-7892 THE ORIGINAL BAIT BOAT IS BACK !LIVE Whitebait & CrabsOn the water at the Kingfish Boat Ramp 120-pound class. pounds for his clients. Capt. David White of Anna Maria Charters is inches. Before the deluge of rain began at the end of May, the tarpon were biting. The Oliver family grandfather, father and son came to Anna Maria Island to hook up with Capt. Warren Girle on a hunt for the silver king, and they were not disappointed. They caught May 26 on a pass crab. From front to back are Brett Oliver, Girle and Jerry Oliver. Jason Oliver is behind the camera. Waterfront livingFishers wade May 29 houseboat anchored between the Anna Maria Island Bridge and One Particular Harbor on Perico Island. Richards said he intends to transform the vessel into a bait boat or use it for his breeze Double Crabs of Tampa. Islander Photo: Sandy Ambrogi


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30 JUNE 6, 2018 THE ISLANDER islbizBY SANDY AMBROGI PLEASE SEE ISL BIZ, NEXT PAGE REAL ESTATE AGENTS sh To learn more about it, just call me at 941.779.5700. Markus Siegler, BrokerMaybe its time you consider joining our 100% commission concept. sh Florida Dreams Realty of AMI 3340 East Bay Drive, Holmes Beach More than 200 beautiful hand-selected properties to choose from. Stop by our of ces or visit our web-site to book your next vacation in paradise! 941-779-0733 Buying, selling, moving, groovinConstructive Play seeks new playground After just shy of 30 years at 304 Pine Ave. in Anna Maria, its time to move. The School for Constructive Play, which furnishes 1989. Bertrand says her lease is up in September, and when we move, Bertrand said. But it doesnt matter where or what room were in. I need my babies and my babies need me. For now, its business as usual, with the normal 50-year island insurance icon changes families It was time. But its been hard to sell after so old business she started with her husband Jim in 1968 June l. Center at 5412 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, since it opened. needs. Maria. The two families decided to use both names in the Holmes Beach location also will remain, and Waller Quarles, to the beach. Additional staff will be added Shannon Waller and Jimmy Waller pose at storefront June 1 in the Island Shopping Center, 5412 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. The sale ance, founded 50 years ago by the late Jim 1. The company will now have a new name, ance. Islander Photo: Sandy Ambrogi as needed, Waller said. Jimmy is very family-oriented and I liked that, to sell to an absentee owner or a bunch of investors. Thats not what I wanted for this business. Its always been family. at the beach while their parents settle into the new for liability, workers compensation, auto and more. our policyholders, Waller said. day. For more information, call 941-778-2253. For more information, call the school at 941 7782210. Robyn Spirtas, founder of Successful Women AMI Radios Casey Hoffman did interviews for broadcast. Square Mall in Bradenton. What a fabulous way to present many of the important causes in our community, Casey Hoffman of AMI Radio said. She interviewed many participants from a variety The event showcased the Womens Resource of Manatee County, Girls Scouts of the Gulfcoast and others. SWAT members provided donations of food, its. The Anna Maria Island chapter of SWAT meets the third Thursday of each month at 11:45 a.m. at the Beach. mation about the Anna Maria Island SWAT chapter, director, at 410-382-2257. a Tennessee company has snatched up the Sunrise Partners, headed by Spence Romine, is the seller. The Sunrise Gardens Resort consists of 16 units, walk to the Tampa Bay shoreline, it was built in 1938 Garden Resort with an Asian theme, then later, indiThe School for Constructive Play, 304 Pine Ave., Anna Maria, is leaving Pine Avenue and looking for a new location. Islander Photo: Sandy Ambrogi


THE ISLANDER JUNE 6, 2018 31 BizCalBy Sandy Ambrogi ISL BIZ Business news Maybe youve just opened the doors, received an award or staff deserves kudos. Submit your inforChamber events wane, membership drive ramps up The Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce And current members may earn rewards for recruithotel stays and more. in Holmes Beach for details. at 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 27, at the Key Royale Club, Casey Hoffman, left, owner of AMI Radio, and Robyn Spirtas, founder of Successful Women Aligning Together, pause for a photo at the SWAT Charity Showcase May 24. Held at the DeSoto Square Mall in Bradenton, the event paired SWAT members with Photo: Courtesy SWAT vidual units were sold to investors. The investor-owned units were repurchased and incorporated into the motel. March 16, Wendy Kokolis, owner of the Gulf Drive als. 700 Key Royale Drive, Holmes Beach. The cost is $5 For more information about chamber events or to center are at 5313 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. 11:30 a.m. Thursday, June 14, at the Bijou Cafe, 1287 boat Key. Members and guests converse in the crowded lobby of the Hancock Whitney Bank, 5324 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach, during the May 23 Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce business the bank staff donned yellow construction hats change, which occurred May 25, after the merger of Hancock and Whitney banks. Islander Photo: Sandy Ambrogi


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