Cupcake Giveaway Marks Ford's 100th Birthday Event - WLNS TV 6 Lansing - Jackson | Your Local News Leader

Cupcake Giveaway Marks Ford's 100th Birthday Event

Posted: Updated:

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) - A celebration of the 100th anniversary of President Gerald Ford's birth has been marked with a cupcake giveaway in the western Michigan city he long represented in Congress.

Organizers say 2,000 guests at the Gerald Ford museum in Grand Rapids were treated to red, white and blue cupcakes as part of Saturday's ceremony.

The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation has scheduled a series of events marking the centennial of Ford's birth on July 14, 1913.

Ford became president in 1974 after President Richard Nixon's resignation and served until Jimmy Carter replaced him in 1977. Ford died Dec. 26, 2006.

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WLNS. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Click Here to link to the FCC's public inspection file for WLNS-TV and Here to view the WLAJ-TV file. Persons with Disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's FCC public inspection file should contact: Teresa Morton- Program Director for WLNS and WLAJ at 517-372-8282. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or