In 1960, the Mint Hill VFW at their Christmas party, named Clarke A. Prather from Wilgrove as man of the year because of his strong commitment to community service organizations. Boy scouts, civil air patrol, Woodmen of the World, Independent Order of Odd Fellows, and Philadelphia Presbyterian Church are among the groups he is active with. In an acceptance statement, he called Mint Hill his second home.
In 1979, Troy Pollard began his third term as mayor. He commented that MInt Hill is now the second largest town in the county. He added that a search is taking place for a site to build town hall on.