Free Tax Preparation @ Manhattan Public Library
Feb 1 @ 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Manhattan Public Library, Computer Lab will hold a Free Tax Preparation beginning February 1st.  Hours will be Tuesdays, 10 am – 3 pm; Wednesdays and Thursdays 1 – 8 pm with extended hours February 1st – 17th.  The site prepares simple IRS 1040 tax returns and Kansas returns.  They cannot itemize returns or prepare returns for members of the military, international students or state other than Kansas.  Maximum household income: $54,000.  To set up an appointment beginning January 20th, call 565-6426 or email or book online at  Contact the Riley County Extension Office at 785-537-6350 with questions.

Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge @ Pottorf Hall CiCo Park
Mar 14 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Are you a high schooler living in Riley County that has an idea for a new product or service? Do you have a concept that could lead to a future business?  Youth entrepreneurs are invited to participate as individuals or in teams to compete in the 2017 Riley County Youth Entrepreneur Fair on Wednesday, March 14th, 9:30-Noon at Pottorf Hall in CiCo Park.  Top products, concepts, and ideas will be awarded CASH PRIZES for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers based on: Business Plan; Two-minute Elevator Speech; 5-6 Minute Tradeshow Presentation.  Contact John Jobe or Jennifer Wilson at the Riley County Extension Office for further details about this amazing opportunity.  110 Courthouse Plaza, Room B220 – 785-537-6350.