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 # 5 – A Moment to Remember – Final bid $300

Pinned on June 29, 2013 at 12:02 am by Lou Ann

Chair # 5 – A Moment to Remember – Final bid $300

Chair # 5  (click photo to enlarge)

 LOCATION:   Chisago Hardware/Just Ask Rental – hardware, paint, equipment and event rentals.  The business has remained in the same family since it was established in 1956.     In 1968, the Live Bait and Marine businesses were added, and in 2002 the rental business was established.

10680 South Ave.

Chisago City MN  55013

651 257-6334  www.chisagohardware.com

ARTIST:                     Steve Levey, Lindstrom

CHAIR NAME:          “A Moment to Remember” (winter deer scene)

Steve has been a Lindstrom resident for 35 years.  He began art classes at age 12, and Art was his minor in college.   He was a member of the Waterloo, Iowa Art Association from ages 12-21.   Steve works with oils and watercolors, and also creates jewelry and sculptures.   He got back into painting in January of this year, after a 45 year hiatus.  Steve has begun working with acrylics, and has already created 5 new paintings.


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 store during business hours.