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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.

Grand Rapids Community Foundation Wins Gold for Website

CMC Client Grand Rapids Community Foundation has received four gold awards and two bronze awards for excellence in communication from the Council on Foundationā€™s 2008 Wilmer Shields Rich Awards Program, one of which was for the website hosted and serviced by the GRCMC IT team.  Each year, this program recognizes private, public and community foundations from across the nation for effective communication efforts to increase public awareness of foundations and corporate giving programs.

Congratulations goes out to Amy Price, Roberta...

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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

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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