The Mitte Cultural District was the vision of the Roy F. & Joann Cole Mitte Foundation when they provided funding for the Dean Porter Park restoration in 1998. They recognized that the area surrounding Dean Porter Park was home to most of the City’s cultural organizations and by designing this area a “Cultural District,” it would provide the impetus to promote and enhance historical, cultural educational and family activities.

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The Brownsville Community Improvement Corporation (BCIC) is Brownsville’s type-B economic development corporation. BCIC’s goal is to build community through economic development by pursuing projects to improve the quality of life for the community of Brownsville. To learn more about how you and your business can partner with BCIC, visit their website at

The Brownsville Chamber of Commerce is a member driven business organization whose principal mission is to advance the business interests of its members through promotion, seminars, workshops and other small business development activities. For more information on how you and your business can partner with the Brownsville Chamber of Commerce, visit their website at

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