Anna Maria Island is a great Florida vacation destination. Seven miles of sand from tip to tip and made up of Anna Maria, Holmes Beach, and Bradenton Beach. This island has an old Florida feel and is a great place for those family vacations. The shops are quaint, restaraunts are good, and drinks are cold. Rent a bike on Anna Maria Island, that's how laid back it is. You will find water sports ranging from kayaking to charting a fishing boat. There are piers to walk, a therater to visit and a museum for you to learn. The island is full of activity. You can create your own adventure at your own pace and have the best vacation ever!
Just nominated as the president of Save Anna Maria Island (SAM), Katie Pierola is no stranger to Anna Maria Island. She has lived in Bradenton Beach for 30 years and served as Mayor for three terms.
Pierola said, "when the local Metropolitan Planning Organization started in
1972 the cities that were represented included Bradenton, Palmetto,
Key, Sarasota, Venice, North Port and the counties of Sarasota and
"The cities of Anna Maria, Bradenton Beach, and Holmes Beach did not have representation."
“There were really big problems with bad communication with the islands. We are trying to move forward and that’s why we’ve now got our Web site located at www.amisam.org.”
The new web site for SAM was launched to improve communications with the community and to inform people about how this magnificent island, spanning seven miles long and two blocks wide, can be saved and served going into the future.
Visit "Save Anna Maria" at www.amisam.org to learn more.