Big move forward for Ford Presidential Museum


GRAND RAPIDS, Mich (WOOD) Steven Ford, son of former U.S. President Gerald R. Ford and first lady Betty Ford, is in Grand Rapids for a big announcement. Ford’s term as chair of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation has ended and he will be succeeded by Red Cavaney who served on the White House staffs of Presidents Gerald R. Ford, Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan.

We also learned about an important step forward for the 8,000-square-foot student learning center and create interactive exhibits at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum in Grand Rapids. The Foundation will move ahead with the Museum’s design plans and details for the permanent exhibit redesign.

The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation has raised the $15 million needed and received approvals from Museum and Library officials to begin construction.


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