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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 state’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...
BILL OF MEDIA RIGHTS
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...
The CMC together with the West Michigan Sports Commission has launched the commission's new website. The new site brings many new tools to both the commission and the users of their website. Not only can you see the events schedules, you can sign-up to volunteer for those events as well. People in charge of organizing tournaments will love the new Venues section, with the ability to search for a venue by keywords or sports type, and the ability to suggest a tournament to the commission. There's also a West Michigan Sports History section...
The CMC together with the Nokomis Foundation has launched NokomisFoundation.org. The new online home for the foundation gives them a global audience to hear the stronger voice they are creating for women and girls. The update website includes a completely new design, a Google powered search engine and the ability for visitors to receive updates regarding the Nokomis Foundation via email.
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