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For immediate release: "A unique membership-based community of downtown riverfront neighbors age 55+ refuse to let COVID-19 isolation stop their passion for engaging, sharing, growing, and learning.

Prior to COVID-19, Mill City Commons (MCC) offered a robust monthly calendar of in-person social, cultural, recreational, and educational programs for over 200 members. Normal programming included lectures, tours, demonstrations, volunteer opportunities, social hours, and physical activities. When COVID-19 hit along with social distancing and stay-at-home orders, MCC immediately pivoted to offering virtual programming via Zoom."

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Moves to Make Now to Age in Place: In Kiplinger’s Retirement Report, MCC was featured with quotes from members Allan and Lou Burdick and Nancy Reed, who highlight the tangible and intangible benefits of belonging to Mill City Commons.

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Good Neighbors, unite!: "For seniors living near the heart of downtown Minneapolis — amid all the concrete and steel, traffic and transients, high rises and security systems — it’s a challenge to feel like a part of a true neighborhood in which people care about, and look after, one another.

That’s where Mill City Commons (MCC) comes in, a membership organization for those age 55 and older who live in the city’s central riverfront district and North Loop neighborhood."

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Empty Nesters, Retirees Ditching The Suburbs For Downtown Minneapolis: MCC was featured in a segment on the 10:00 pm news on Twin Cities local CBS affiliate WCCO.

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Minneapolis ‘Village’ Gives Seniors A Reliable Community: Mill City Commons was featured in a segment on the 10:00 pm news on Twin Cities local CBS affiliate WCCO.

While the video is no longer available, you can click here to read the story.