The Apple Valley Optimist Club is gearing up for a March 9 awards dinner to toast Phyllis Papen, a past governor of the club and long-time member — followed by a roast of Apple Valley Mayor Pro Tem Art Bishop.
Happy hour starts at 5:30 p.m., followed by a sit-down dinner catered by Outback Steakhouse at 7 p.m. and served by scouts from Boy Scout Troop 256.
The festivities will take place at the Apple Valley Conference Center, 14955 Dale Evans Road. Tickets are $50. For reservations, call club member Vicki Murray at (760) 954-6606.