Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence arrives on stage, Monday Oct. 17, 2016, during the Macomb County Republican Party's Lincoln Day dinner at Palazzo Grande Banquet & Event Center in Shelby Township, Mich. (Steve Perez /Detroit News via AP)
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Members of the Tennessee Republican Party said Vice President Mike Pence will be the keynote speaking for its annual fundraiser in August.
Media reported party Chairman Scott Golden said in a statement Saturday that Pence will headline the 2017 Statesmen's Dinner on August 3 at Music City Center in Nashville.
It will be Pence's first visit to Tennessee since he became vice president.
The last Republican vice president to speak to the Tennessee GOP at the annual fundraiser was Dick Cheney in 2002.