Ties to the local community are integral to the Miklus family. In addition to being active in the chamber of commerce, they share their talents with others in the area, providing free flowers to the Ursuline and Carmelite nuns as well as to the American Cancer Society Cleveland Hope Lodge.

Jim is an active member of the Callistian Guild of the Catholic Cemeteries Association, which provides a full, honorable and dignified burial service to the poor. He also is a member of the Fraternal Order of Police and is on the Beautification Committee in Mayfield Heights.