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For over 25 years the Community Media Center has acquired and maintained technology tools, media services and community venues to benefit the Grand Rapids community. Explore this site to discover how CMC's television, radio, IT, education and live theatre resources are here to help you.

Community Foundation's GrantOff

Posted: 10/10/2011

Community Foundation's GrantOff

The CMC IT team is proud to announce the launch of GRCF's GrantOff! The Community Foundation came to us with the idea of creating a section of the site to allow people to vote between two nonprofits with the winner getting a free $1,000 grant. Together we took the initial idea of "crowd sourced philanthropy" and worked it to include quick videos of the nonprofits; tie-ins with Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube; and a vote bar so you can see how each non-profit is doing.

Clicking on the simple Vote button counts as a single vote, but since...

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Grand Rapids 2nd Ward City Commissioner Rosalynn Bliss talks to Safe Haven Ministries Program Director, Kylene Dalton-Koons, MSW about Domestic Violence awareness.

Historical Commission's QR Book

Posted: 09/27/2011

Historical Commission's QR Book

The CMC is proud to join the Grand Rapids Historical Commission in announcing their latest book Glance at the Past: An Album of Grand Rapids History.  You may be asking yourself why the IT team is announcing a book, but this is no normal book. Different pages within the book contain QR codes, which direct you to a mobile site built by the IT team. From there you can read more about the topic, view additional historical images, even listen to podcasts which were recorded through WYCE.

Head over to the Historical Commission's

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Videos brought to you by GRTV

Casey Stratton covered several amazing Tori Amos songs as part of the Wealthy Theatre Centennial Concert Series on August 24, 2011.

You can also watch Crucify and Lady In Blue on our AV Media Page.

Cornflake Girl Covered by Casey Stratton

Jubilee Jobs tech upgrades

Posted: 08/26/2011

The CMC IT department is happy to announce that we are working with Jubilee Jobs to help them with some much needed upgrades to their technology.  A new server running Windows Small Business Server 2011 is being purchased that will provide file, print, email and remote access services for Jubilee Jobs and their staff.  The new server also provides increased storage space with redundant, hot swappable hard drives in a RAID configuration, allowing for easy replacement and increased uptime in the event of a hard drive failure.  


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