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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.

Your votes can help sustain your community media services

Someone nominated CMC as a worthy and deserving nonprofit organization for the Chase Bank Community GIving program. We are truly  honored! That designation alone means we will receive $1000 from Chase Bank. Now we are included in the public voting phase, where based on votes, Chase will award a total of $5 million dollars to be split among the top vote getting organizations. Grants will range from $10k to $250,000.

From the Chase Facebook site, this explains the voting process. "Everyone gets 2 votes on Facebook to use on 2 different...

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CMC Annual Membership Meeting

Posted: 04/13/2012

CMC Annual Membership Meeting

Please save the date for the CMC Annual Membership meeting. This event is open to the public. Come have some refreshments and win a door prize! Also, consider running for the CMC Board of Directors. The nomination period for applying for a board seat is currently open. Hope to see you there!

Laughfest Chicken Dinners

Posted: 02/23/2012

Laughfest Chicken Dinners

The CMC IT Team is proud to announce the new micro-site for Laughfest Chicken Dinners. This new event combines the rubber chicken, a symbol for LaughFest after setting a Guiness World Record for most rubber chickens tossed at once to kick off last years event, and the fine dining available in the downtown area. Select restaurants will be donating one or two dollars of every speciality chicken dish to Gilda's Club of Grand Rapids to help children, adults, families and friends as they find their smile and laughter in the midst of a cancer...

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Public Reality Radio

Posted: 02/07/2012

Public Reality Radio The CMC IT department is happy to announce the launch of the new Public Reality Radio website. WPRR came to the CMC with an aging site that was nearly impossible to update and wasn't very user friendly. In the end we created them an excellent site that they can easily update themselves and even made it so local producers can edit the information for their own show, saving their small staff more time. Some other highlights include:
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Bliss for GR - Friends of GR Parks

New Episode! Friends of GR Parks Executive Director Steve Faber stopped in to chat with 2nd Ward City Commissioner Rosalynn Bliss about upcoming projects and fun events! Watch it here.