Chair # 7 (click photo to enlarge)
LOCATION: – Central Bank of Chisago 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 the Chisago City location sponsors RiverBucks, to raise funds for local youth programs. Stop in and enjoy a delicious cup of coffee or an espresso drink, and a freshly baked cookie to support our area youth!
11151 Lake Blvd.
Chisago City MN 55013
651 257-6561 www.centralbnk.com
ARTIST: Mary Johnson, Chisago City
CHAIR NAME: “Enchanted Forest”
Mary and her family have lived in Chisago County for more than 10 years and her children are students in the Chisago Lakes school district, where Mary works in the Early Childhood department. She has been drawing since she was a child, and in her early 20’s received a wonderful gift from her mother and sister – a gift certificate for painting lessons from a local artist, Elaine Wadsworth of Linwood. Mary learned a lot in just a few months, but her painting took a back seat when her children were younger. As they are growing up, she is eager to start painting again. Her style has evolved through the years and seems to have settled on child-friendly subjects such as woodland animals, fairies, angels and gentle landscapes. Mary believes it is important to use her creative gift to create art that invites kids of all ages to appreciate the little things in life. Mary says “Life can be full of disappointments and hardships…..but art, like a good book, should make us smile and give us a temporary escape”.
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 bank during business hours.