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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.

Bliss for GR - my GRcity points

Posted: 03/06/2013

Bliss for GR - my GRcity points

Grand Rapids City Commissioner Rosalynn Bliss talks to Jasmine Olsen about the next phase of mygrcitypoints. Learn about the program, how to sign up, and what benefits it has for you.




GRTV goes LED!

Posted: 03/01/2013

GRTV goes LED!

GRTV is excited to announce the studio switchover to LED lighting is complete!  We've replaced 15 halogen studio lights with 8 LED Elation TVL3000's.  These new lights are 70Watts total power consumption at full output, whereas the halogens used 1000Watts. Along with saving energy, we will also be saving on bulb replacements.  These units have 50,000 hours estimated LED life.

This is one of many upgrades to come in the GRTV studio; next time you're in, check them out!


February's Bliss for GR - Red Project

Grand Rapids City Commissioner Rosalynn Bliss talks with Steve Alsum, the executive director of the Red Project. They discuss what the Red Project is, statistics and data of communicable diseases in Kent County, and what you can do to help the project.




January Episode of Bliss for GR

Posted: 01/02/2013

January Episode of Bliss for GR

This month's episode features City Commissioner Rosalynn Bliss with Amy Snow-Buckner, the Donor Relations Coordinator of Habitat Kent. They discuss Habitat for Humanity of Kent County including current projects: women build, veteran build, ReStore, and how you can volunteer with Habitat Kent.




The New History Grand Rapids

Posted: 12/06/2012

The New History Grand Rapids

The CMC IT Team is happy to announce the launch of the all new HistoryGrandRapids.org, the online archive of the Grand Rapids Historical Commission. A long time client, and partner on other projects, the Commission decided it was time to update the site we had built for them years ago, and update we did. Everything from the design all the way down to the database has been changed.

The design pushes latest and highlighted content front and center to engage users right off the bat, and users of modern browsers get a beautiful full...

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