Forest photo contest has Aug. 11 deadline


The deadline for “The Beauty of the Woods” photography competition, organized by the Friends of Poland Forest, is Aug. 11. Matted prints will be accepted from Saturday through Aug. 11 at The Caf at Wittenauer’s, 122 S. Main Street.

Entries will be displayed in the Gallery at Wittenauer’s from Sept. 6 through 15, when awards will be presented at 2 p.m.

The contest is for amateurs in three age divisions: 12 and under, 13 to 19, and 20 and over. Awards will go to the top photo in each division, plus one for Best in Show.

Photos must be taken within Poland Municipal Forest and focus on nature. Contest rules and entry forms are available in The Caf at Wittenauer’s, Poland Village Hall, in the kiosks at the forest’s entrances and at various Poland businesses.

The entry fee is $5 per person. All entrants will receive a one-year membership in the Friends of Poland Forest. Email for information.

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