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 # 23 – Chisago Lakes Wildcat – Final bid $150

Pinned on June 28, 2013 at 3:58 am by Lou Ann

Chair # 23 – Chisago Lakes Wildcat – Final bid $150

Chair # 23  (click photo to enlarge)

LOCATION:   Bachman’s Photography – Rich and Shari have been creating genuine, quality portraits for 25 years!  They both enjoy photographing, from Weddings to Children, Family to Graduation Portraits.  The Bachman’s also photograph sports, commercial work and special events.  They love the Chisago Lakes area and feel blessed that we were able to raise their family here.  They serve the people in the community not only through their work as photographers but also through their music and as community volunteers throughout the years.

13000 Sylvan Ave.

Lindstrom, MN 55045

651 257-9380



ARTISTS:     Frances Bailey, Jade Wilson, and Kaitlin Zaun

Chisago Lakes High School

 CHAIR NAME:          “Chisago Lakes Wildcat”

Frances, Jade and Kaitlin are members of the Class of 2014.  Francis volunteered her artistic talents immediately when she heard about the Highway 8 Chairs project from her art teacher Marlene Biondo.   Kaitlin and Jade are also art students and wanted to take part in the project.   They both enjoy drawing and painting, and Kaitlin would like to pursue some aspect of art after high school.

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 for this chair, place your bid on the bid sheet inside the studio during business hours.