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Welcome to the CMC

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.

Effective March 31st 2011, CMC will no longer be providing email or mailing lists services for our clients. Clients who currently have their email or mailing lists hosted with CMC will need to move these to another provider prior to March 31st so there is no interruption in service.  

Clients are encouraged to check out Google Apps for Non-Profits which provides free email services using your own domain name.  This gives you access to apps such as Gmail, Google Calendar and Google Docs to name a few.  You can find more information...

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Explore WYCE Jammies History on Facebook

Like this page on Facebook to to explore the complete history of the WYCE Jammie Awards.

We'll be adding news, pictures and video, too.

The following is an email to the IT team from Stan Greene, the Resource Development Manager for Home Repair Services, a long time client of the CMC.

The local Woodworkers' Guild made a donation to Home Repair Services to help us purchase equipment for our woodshop.  Specifically, we needed a high-end, commercial grade table saw.  Guild members identified the appropriate saw, which includes a sensor that locks the blade if it contacts anything that conducts electricity (like, say, a finger).  They collected money, solicited their...

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This week, the music takes center stage with some very cool, very unique concert events.  Sunday is A Winter's Tune, featuring some of Grand Rapids' favorite artists performing original and traditional holiday songs.  Wednesday, Dan Hicks and the Hot Licks return to Wealthy Theatre with a new album, "Crazy for Christmas."  Friday, we welcome The Shades of Blue and their 6-piece orchestra for A Motown Holiday Extravaganza.  Wrapping up an eclectic week of performance is Mother Punker's "Out of Fashion" fashion show, with live music,...

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Downtown in the Palm of Your Hand

During the fall of 2010 the CMC IT team continued its strong relationship with the Downtown Alliance and created the DowntownGR Mobile website. Looking for someplace to eat, choose your desired cuisine and let your phone give you a list of those restaurants, or show them on a map, even get walking directions from your location straight to the restaurant.

Visit on your mobile phone to check it out, or use your barcode scanner on the qr code to the right to be directed there.