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MCC Board Meeting
1/13/2014

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Please note the following two amendments to the September Miller Message:

MCC Board Nominees

The slate of candidates for the MCC Board that was published in the September edition of the Miller Message inadvertently excluded the names of 2 alternates nominated by the Nominating Committee.  Please note these two names which should have been included:

Brian DeFries
Nicholas Elliott

Music and Dance at Wirt-Emerson -  Romance of the Western Chamber drama - corrected date

The date for this event was Sunday September 8, not September 14 as previously published. 

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In the News: Gary is Still Going Strong

NWI TimesGary has nowhere near the debt of bankrupt Detroit
When Detroit filed for the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history, it called up recent memories of Gary going before the Distressed Unit Appeals Board year after year, and led some to wonder if the city U.S. Steel built could end up just as broke... » Read more

A Brief History of the MCC

The Miller Citizens Corporation (MCC) was founded in the spring of 1971, at a time of crisis for our city and our community. The whole Emerson neighborhood was for sale, as black families moved in to a formerly white area and the existing residents sold out or just abandoned their homes. Many Miller residents were determined not to replay this scenario in our community. White and black residents came together here to form a new community organization, which would work to make Miller a desirable neighborhood for the whole spectrum of people who chose to live here. Originally, there was a three-man presidency, headed by Fred Eichhorn, Mose Dilts, and Clarence Borns. For 39 years, this organization has retained many continuing goals and interests, as it responded to different challenges that came along. » Read More

We Strive to

  • Bring diverse residents together to work for common goals
  • Enhance public safety
  • Foster good schools
  • Protect the natural environment of beach, dunes and woods
  • Promote local businesses and organizations
  • Fight for efficient government and
    reasonable taxes
  • Be involved in all the activities of our city
    and community