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Lynne Cheney Speaking in Grand Rapids on April 14

The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation will host Lynne Cheney as she visits Grand Rapids on April 14 to participate in a luncheon program, America’s First Ladies: An Enduring Legacy, commemorating former first lady Betty Ford’s 97th birthday.

Former Vice President Dick Cheney will join his wife at the conversation.

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Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter
Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter
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Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter Honors Betty Ford in Grand Rapids

I had the pleasure of attending the news conference and luncheon with Rosalynne Carter, wife of former President, Jimmy Carter, and of course, former First Lady, at the J.W. Mariott today.

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Rosalynn Carter
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Rosalynn Carter Honoring Betty Ford at Ford Museum on April 8

The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation will host former first lady Rosalynn Carter as she visits Grand Rapids on April 8 to participate in a luncheon program, America’s First Ladies: A Journey of Friendship, commemorating former first lady Betty Ford’s 96th birthday. Following the luncheon, the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation and Museum will host a panel discussion titled Betty Ford’s Legacy in Women’s Health, which is sponsored by Spectrum Health.

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Happy 50th Birthday Gerald R. Ford International Airport

Happy Birthday to the Gerald R. Ford International Airport, celebrating 50 years of serving West Michigan.

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American Heart Association “Heart Ball” to be June 4 With Susan Ford Bales

Susan Ford Bales, daughter of President Gerald R. Ford and Mrs. Betty Ford, will be the keynote speaker at the American Heart Association’s 2013 Grand Rapids Heart Ball on Tuesday, June 4.

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Photo by Michigan University/Getty Images
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Grand Rapids Ford Museum Shares Film About The President’s Football Days

When you visit the Ford Presidential Museum right along with the kids, you can learn about a relationship of the President's that formed over 80 years ago.

Willis Ward, was his name.  He and Gerald formed a friendship back in 1931

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Credit: J.D. Cuban  /Allsport
Credit: J.D. Cuban /Allsport
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President Gerald R. Ford’s Former Rancho Mirage California Home For Sale

KMIR Television station in California is reporting that the President and First Lady Betty Ford's final home is on the market and for sale.  The asking price is almost 1.7 million dollars.

The President and first lady always referred to "Grand Rapids" as home but but after the President's presidency they retired to Ranch Mirage

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