Tax Filing Assistance

Accounting students at Franciscan University will offer free e-filing assistance to Ohio Valley residents through the Internal Revenue Service Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program (VITA).  From February 16 through April 13, 2016.  The students will be available four days a week near Center Court in the Fort Steuben Mall, just to the left of the entrance to Macy’s.

Hours of operation are Mondays and Fridays: 10:00am – 12:00pm and 3:00pm – 5:00pm; and Tuesdays and Thursdays: 2:30pm – 5:00pm.  Due to spring and Easter breaks, the site will be closed from March 4th to March 12th and from March 25th to March 28th.

All participating students have completed an income tax course and have passed a series of IRS training courses and exams through VITA.

Franciscan University students have provided free tax service for nearly 30 years.

For additional information call the Fort Steuben Mall customer service desk at 740.264.7781.

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Steubenville/Jefferson County Visitor Center to participate in 2016 Business Expo

The Steubenville/Jefferson County Visitor Center will have a station at the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce 2016 Business Expo at the Fort Steuben Mall on Thursday, February 18th from 8:30am until 6pm.

The Visitor Center will be offering various visitor guides, brochures, maps, and information on local events and attractions, including Steubenville City of Murals, The Nutcracker Village, Historic Fort Steuben, Hometown Celebration, Ohio Valley Frontier Days, the Annual Fort Steuben Quilt Show, and more.

A four foot lighted Nutcracker yard decoration will be raffled off at $1 per ticket.   All proceeds will go to support The Nutcracker Village.

Nutcracker for raffle

So mark your calendars and come by for some information, a chance to win the Nutcracker or just to say “HI”.

Same day as  Trinity Heartland, so you can take advantage of two great events with one trip.

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