CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Vice President Joe Biden will attend a special event in Charleston on Dec. 3 to celebrate Mayor Joe Riley and his 40 years of service to the city.
"It is a great honor to have Vice President Biden attend this event. I am grateful that the vice president, who is very busy as we all can imagine, would take the time to join us. He is an exceptional and kind man and I look forward to seeing him again," Riley said.
The dinner is titled "A Tribute to the Mayor: 40 Years of Charleston's Shared Success." The Post and Courier is hosting the event at The Gaillard Center.
"We are honored to have this event for Mayor Riley," said P.J. Browning, publisher of The Post and Courier. "It is our small token to show the appreciation we have for his dedication to Charleston and his incredible generosity to public service. And now, to have Vice President Biden attend and show his appreciation is an honor."