Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to be Honored by Lawmakers on Monday

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An event Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will be held on Monday. (WHO-HD)

UPDATE: The event has been postponed to February 11th due to weather conditions.

DES MOINES, Iowa  —  On Monday, lawmakers in Des Moines will honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The Iowa Department of Human Rights will hold its annual event at 10:45 a.m. at the Des Moines Botanical Garden.

During the ceremony, Governor Branstad will proclaim January 15th – 21st Martin Luther King Jr. Week.

The public is invited and encouraged to attend the event.