Betty Ford statue planned for Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A statue of former First Lady Betty Ford is planned for the City of Grand Rapids.

The statue is part of the Grand Rapids Community Legends project.

The Betty Ford sculpture will be installed 100 years after her birth, in the year 2018.

Wednesday, organizers unveiled a sculpture of civil rights activist Helen Claytor.

That makes 6 statues of the 25 expected to be installed.