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Riley to provide keynote for Annual Meeting

The Municipal Association returns to Charleston for the 2014 Annual Meeting on July 10-13. Joe Riley, long-time mayor of Charleston and highly sought-after speaker across the country, will provide the keynote address on Friday morning of the Annual Meeting. This will be the final time Charleston will host the Annual Meeting while Riley is serving as mayor.

Looking back over his 38 years as mayor, Riley will talk about his experiences and share the challenges and opportunities he sees for our cities and towns in the coming years. Riley will also discuss the responsibilities of being a local elected official and how the work of mayors and councilmembers are important to their hometowns and the entire state.

Registration materials are available online with complete information on all sessions including preconference sessions scheduled for Thursday morning, July 10. Registration brochures will be mailed on May 8.

Registration for municipal officials will take place on May 28 and 29 based on appointments determined by a random drawing. The deadline to enter the drawing is May 20. Registration opens for nonmunicipal officials on May 30.