A special tribute to the Ford Family this weekend


This is a special weekend in Grand Rapids, as we commemorate Gerald Ford’s 105th birthday. Today, the son of Gerald and Betty Ford, Mike Ford, joins eightWest in studio.

>>> Take a look in the video above. 

Ford recently became chair of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation. Ford and his siblings, Steve and Susan Ford Bales, will be joined by 5 sailors from the USS Gerald R. Ford for the annual wreath laying at the museum.

Wreath laying ceremony – 9 a.m., Saturday, July 14 at the tomb of the former President and First Lady Betty.

At 10 a.m., a sculpture of the First Lady will be unveiled near the entrance of the museum. The sculpture is the tenth in a series of sculptures for Grand Rapids Community Legends Sculpture Project.

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