Welcome to "Life is GREAT on Highway 8!", sponsored by the Chisago Lakes Area Community Foundation. Each of the 5 cities along the Highway 8 Corridor in Minnesota, from Chisago City to Taylors Falls, has a large oversized, brightly-colored Adirondack-style chair. There are also 37 artistically-designed chairs outdoors at sponsor locations along the Highway 8 corridor available to buy through a silent auction. Silent auction bids will be updated periodically. Click on photos to learn more .

Chair # 18 – The Power of Love – Final Bid $150

Pinned on June 28, 2013 at 4:11 am by Lou Ann

Chair # 18 – The Power of Love – Final Bid $150


Chair # 18  (click photo to enlarge)

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Chair # 18  (click photo to enlarge)

LOCATION:   Stein Agency – insurance for auto, home, business, life and health.  As a family-owned, independent insurance Agency, they represent many different companies – so they can find one that is right for you.  Their goal is to provide you with the insurance you want at the lowest possible price, with the highest level of customer service.  The staff at Stein Agency has the knowledge and experience to provide maximum benefit and protection for their clients.

12800 Lake Blvd.

Lindstrom, MN  55045

651 257-1042  www.steininsurance.com


ARTIST:                        Ahmad Bennett of Lindstrom (yellow)

 CHAIR NAME:          “The Power of Love”

Ahmad was an aerosol artist on the New York City transit system in the 1980's.  He has worked on mural community work in New Orleans.  Ahmad is a truck driver and a lifelong artist who now resides in Lindstrom, MN with his wife, Jessica who is also an artist.  They have a business together, and paint inspirational murals and works.


 Visit the sponsor locations for all 37 Highway 8 Chairs for a chance to win $200 in gift certificates to the sponsor(s) of your choice. Just keep track of the chair codes on the Highway 8 Chairs Map.   To place a Silent Auction Bid on this chair, place your bid on the Bid Sheet inside  the agency during business hours.