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 # 6 – Memory Makers – Final Bid $325

Pinned on June 28, 2013 at 11:58 pm by Lou Ann

Chair # 6 – Memory Makers – Final Bid $325

Chair # 6  (click photo to enlarge)

LOCATION:   Frankie’s Live Bait and Marine – award winning sales and service!   Frankie’s is the #1 Ranger dealer in Minnesota (#2 in the US), the #1 Triton dealer in the Midwest, the Top G3 Dealer in the Midwest, and recipient of the Mercury CSI award in 2012 for outstanding customer service.   A large variety of boats, pontoons, bait, tackle and boating accessories make this a one stop shop for everyone to enjoy the area lakes!  If you’re an avid fisherman, check out the leagues and tournaments sponsored by Frankies!

10680 South Ave.

Chisago City MN  55013

651 257-6334  www.frankies.net

ARTIST:                     Steve Levey, Lindstrom

CHAIR NAME:          “Memory Makers” (native fish species)

 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.