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Learn about photographing fall color

The Wilderness Center Nature Photo Club will offer a free program on photographing fall color at the club meeting at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, at The Wilderness Center, 9877 Alabama Ave. SW, Wilmot.

The program will be presented by Jerry Jelinek, who has for the past 20 years pursued his avocation of photography. He has taught photography classes for the Cuyahoga Valley National Park and the Cleveland Photographic Society. He enjoys surrounding himself with nature and photographing the natural scenery.

His work has been published in several national parks publications and he's a five-time winner of the Tim Thomas Best of Show award for the Cuyahoga Valley National Park annual photography contest.

The program is free and open to the public. More information is available at

Wayne County Senior Forum set for October

The Wayne County Council on Aging will hold the 2022 Senior Forum on Tuesday, Oct. 18, at Greystone Event Center, 50 Riffel Road, Wooster. It is a free event open to people who are ages 55 and older.

The Senior Forum is a free day for individuals in any county to gather for fellowship, learning, as well as fun. The day includes breakfast, lunch, vendors, speakers on Medicaid reform and information on scams targeting senior citizens and, of course bingo. The doors open at 7:30 a.m. and the event concludes around 1:30 p.m.

Registration is required. To register call WHIRE (Wayne Holmes Information Referral Exchange) at 330-263-6363. RSVP deadline is Monday, Oct. 3. Space is limited.

The schedule is:

  • 7:30 a.m.: Doors open and breakfast is served

  • 9:15 a.m.: Francine Chuchanis, speaker on Medicare reform

  • 10 a.m.: Tai Ji Quan, Moving for Better Balance

  • 10:45 a.m.: Keynote speaker Kelly Tremaine, Better Business Bureau, on recent scams

  • 11:30 a.m.: Lunch

  • 12:30 p.m.: Bing

Life is Precious Baby Photo Contest

Wayne-Holmes Right to Life is accepting entries for the annual Life Is Precious Baby Photo Contest.

Children should be ages 2 or under. Photographs and first names will be posted at the group’s booth at the Wayne County Fair for voting. The winner will receive a gift certificate for a LifeScapes studio session and disc of edited photographs.

Photographs can be emailed to, messaged to the groups Facebook page or mailed to PO Box 1231, Wooster 44691. The deadline is Sept. 8.

A printed photograph should be no larger than 4x6. With all methods of submission include the child's name, date of birth, parents’ names, address and phone number. Questions can be addressed to Carrie at 313-399-7775 or at the above email address.

This article originally appeared on The Daily Record: Learn how to photograph fall colors, enter a baby in a photo contest