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 # 26 – Give Peace a Chance – Final bid $200

Pinned on June 28, 2013 at 3:51 am by Lou Ann

Chair # 26 – Give Peace a Chance – Final bid $200

Chair # 26  (click photo to enlarge)

LOCATION:   Central Bank of Center City – A full service, independently owned Minnesota bank.  Central Bank specializes in serving the banking needs of small businesses.  They are proud to be a part of this community, and support a variety of programs sponsored by non-profit organizations.   With 21 locations, Central Bank is ready to serve you!

2300 Andrews Ave.

Center City, MN  55012
Lindstrom, MN  55045

651 257-5310   www.centralbnk.com

ARTIST:            Kay Oien, Chisago City

 CHAIR NAME:          “Give Peace a Chance”

Kay is a watercolorist who loves to paint with brilliant colors.  She is well known for her big moose and heron paintings, and also paints local buildings/homes, florals, abstracts, and still-life.  Kay is very pleased to see people grin when they look at her artwork!  She creates prints and note cards of many of her original paintings.   Kay is a mainstay in the local arts community, and her artwork is available at area festivals and at Gustaf’s Galleries in Lindstrom.


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 bank during business hours.