Story by Susan Bevard found on Bixby

Judy Evans, Bixby, was installed as governor of Oklahoma District of Optimist International at Hard Rock Hotel Aug. 13, 2011. Evans will be governor for the 2011-2012 year, overseeing 34 clubs with over 700 members in the district. The Oklahoma district provides over $10,000 in scholarships through Optimist International programs.

The Bixby Optimist Club is one of the most recognized Optimist clubs internationally and has had multiple officers at the district level for several years.

Past governor, Don Crall, spoke to the club at their August 11 meeting saying that much is expected of the Bixby club in the coming year, including the starting of a number of clubs in the Tulsa area.