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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.

Open Hours to Change in 2008

Posted: 12/18/2007

Beginning January 2, 2008 the Community Media Center will be open 70 hours per week.  The hours will be a combination at both the Bridge Street facility and the Wealthy Theatre Annex.  CMC Bridge Street will be open 11:00 am to 9:00 pm Monday through Friday and Saturdays from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm.  Equipment check in at the Wealthy Theatre Annex will be Mondays from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm, with checkouts on Fridays from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm.  There will also be classes held at the Theatre Annex each Tuesday from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ...

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Effective immediately, emails sent thru GRCMC's mail server can have no more than 25 recipients.  Any email messages that has more than 25 recipients will be rejected.  If you need to send out emails to a large number of individuals on a regular basis, we provide mailing list services that can do this for you much more efficiently.  You can find out more about this service along with pricing on our website at http://www.grcmc.org/it.


Ron Woldyk has joined the CMC's IT team as a web developer.  Ron has been designing websites for the past 6 years utilizing XHTML, PHP, JavaScript and MySQL.  Ron has designed websites for organizations such as Jenison Christian School and US Vinyl Manufacturer, utlitizing content management systems he developed so that these organizations can easily update their own websites.  Welcome to the team Ron!


2007 State History Award Presented to CMC Client for Website

The Historical Society of Michigan presented its 2007 State History Awards at the 133rd annual State History Conference held in Macomb County, Michigan September 28-30. The State History Awards are the highest recognition presented by the stateā€™s official historical society and oldest cultural organization, established in 1828.

The second award for Communications: Newsletters and Websites went to Diana Barrett for her website work on behalf of the Grand Rapids Historical Commission, a site built by the CMC's IT department. This...

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BILL OF MEDIA RIGHTS

Posted: 10/05/2007

BILL OF MEDIA RIGHTS

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A free and vibrant media, full of diverse and competing voices, is the lifeblood of America's democracy and culture, as well as an engine of growth for its economy.

Yet, in recent years, massive and unprecedented corporate consolidation has dangerously contracted the number of voices in our nation's media. While some argue we live in an age of unprecedented diversity in media, the reality is that the vast majority of America's news and entertainment is now commercially-produced, delivered, and controlled by a...

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