Former First Ladies to Commemorate Betty Ford’s 95th Birthday

Posted at 9:40 AM, Mar 06, 2013
and last updated 2013-03-06 09:45:16-05

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Former first ladies Mrs. Barbara and Mrs. Laura Bush will visit Grand Rapids to participate in a luncheon as part of a day-long conference about the nation’s first ladies.

As part of the celebration of President Gerald R. Ford’s centennial birthday and to commemorate Betty Ford’s 95th birthday, ‘America’s First Ladies: An Enduring Legacy’ will be held April 8 at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum.

The conference will share insight about the first ladies and how they affect change and advance society in valuable ways. It will include a teacher workshop, luncheon, afternoon symposium and public reception.