Former First Lady Betty Ford will join Postmaster General John E. Potter on Friday, August 31 to dedicate the stamp bearing her husband's image at 10 a.m., PT in Palm Desert, CA, at the McCallum Theatre. A similar dedication ceremony will occur simultaneously in Grand Rapids, MI, at the President Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum at 1 p.m. ET. The Gerald R. Ford commemorative stamp honoring the Nation's 38th President will be available nationwide Friday, August 31.
The stamp art is a portrait of President Ford painted by award-winning artist Michael J. Deas, who has produced several stamps for the US Postal Service.