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July 10th 2013 | Written By Press Release | Share

Gerald R. Ford International Airport Plans Centennial Celebration

Grand Rapids, Mich. -- President Gerald R. Ford would have observed his 100th Birthday on Sunday, July 14, 2013 and the Gerald R. Ford International Airport is pleased to announce a Centennial Celebration in President Ford’s honor.

On Friday, July 12, 2013 the airport will have a “Birthday Party” to honor President Ford, complete with a birthday cake, cupcakes, balloons, giveaways and games.

Passengers flying out of Gerald R. Ford International airport can celebrate with a treat, and there will be games for children. The red, white and blue themed event will run from 1pm-3pm in the airport’s Grand Hall.

“President Ford was an integral part of the West Michigan community and we are honored to bear his name at our airport,” said Executive Director Brian Ryks.

“We are excited to celebrate President Ford’s 100th Birthday and remember a man that did so much for the entire region.”

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