Gov. Walker to participate in MLK events

Published On: Jan 21 2013 06:00:55 AM CST   Updated On: Jan 21 2013 06:00:00 AM CST
Martin Luther King Jr.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -

Gov. Scott Walker plans to participate in a pair of events marking Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Wisconsin.

Walker is to start Monday at the annual Milwaukee YMCA Martin Luther King Jr. breakfast.

Walker will be in the Capitol over the noon hour to participate in the state's 33rd annual tribute and ceremony honoring King.

The guest speaker is journalist and author John W. Fountain.

The event also features performances from Milwaukee's Latino Arts Strings program, Ho-Chunk Native American Drum and Dance Ensemble, Malcolm Williams and the Voices of Great Faith and Madison Bagpipers.