Our community provides everything you need to enjoy your island lifestyle to the fullest, without ever having to leave the island.
If building friendships based on common interests is what you’re searching for, we have groups engaged in everything from arts and culture to wildlife and preservation. You will quickly get to know familiar faces and feel the warmth of our community when you reach out to any of our dedicated organizations.
Click on the categories below to explore what your friends and neighbors do each day to enhance our community and make island life more enjoyable. It will amaze you how easy and fun it is to get involved.
Independently owned General Store offering a wide range of grocery items, fresh made sandwiches & salads, fresh selection of baked goods as well as local juices. Also a convenient stop for all your tobacco, beer and wine needs.
Dedicated to promoting community awareness & involvement in litter prevention, recycling & beautification throughout Manatee County. Our volunteers have been successful in making visible differences in the environmental quality of our community.
An independent, college preparatory school providing a world-class education for students in grades Pre-K3 through 12. Small classes, with an outstanding faculty providing a balanced curriculum of academic rigor and character development.
A Visit Florida Certified Travel Information Center as well as the island’s Chamber of Commerce. Our mission statement is to serve our membership and community through proactive leadership that builds a positive business climate while enhancing and protecting the quality of life for all.
Need a night out? Professional nanny with 25+ years experience, CPR certified. I love children and have fun playing….games, crafts, singing, dancing, theater, etc. References available. Your vacation nanny and more!
Roser is a Non-denominational Christian Church that has been shining the light of Christ for over 100 years on Anna Maria Island. We have Christian Education, Mission and Worship opportunities for all ages. You are invited to join us!
A partnership between The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) and the Manatee County Board of County Commissioners. We help residents apply research-based solutions to everyday problems to improve their lives.
ERRANDS and PERSONAL ASSISTANCE for vacationers and residents. Property monitoring, transportation, shopping, and events. Many services available. We do the things you can’t do, don’t have time to do or simply don’t want to do!
Founded with a love for animals at the heart of our business, we serve the pets and families of Anna Maria Island, Longboat Key, & NW Bradenton. We are passionate about making sure that you can rest easy knowing that your pets are taken care of.
Established in 2008, we promote, support & act as advocate for art and culture on the Island. Our featured event is ArtsHOP which takes place the second weekend in November and celebrates the island arts & culture.
Goodwill Manasota is a 501(c)(3), not-for-profit organization that changes lives through the power of work. From the sales of donated goods and philanthropic donations, we are able to assist people with disabilities and other barriers to employment.
Community service organization – we provide service to others, promote integrity, and advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through our fellowship of business, professional, and community leaders.