Distinguished Young Women is grateful to the following sponsors who support the organization at a national level. Through their generous contribution, the National Headquarters is able to provide year round programming, scholarships and a two-week life-enhancing experience each June for the 51 outstanding state representatives. For more information on becoming a National sponsor of Distinguished Young Women, please contact us at 251-438-3621.
Distinguished Young Women is extremely grateful for the support of Mayor Stimpson, our City Council Members, and our County Commissioners for continuing to recognize the value of our program for the Mobile community and for young women and individuals across the country.
Founded in 1938 as a six-stool oyster bar, Wintzell’s Oyster House, is a dining landmark, having been featured in Garden and Gun, Southern Living, Nation’s Restaurant News and on the Travel Channel’s hit show Man v. Food Nation. While oysters—fried, stewed and nude—headline the celebrated brand, Wintzell’s menu comprises signature seafood dishes, regional favorites and specialties native to Mobile. Now with ten locations reaching from the Gulf Coast to central and northern Alabama, the walls of all Wintzell’s restaurants are covered with the founder’s homespun sayings, delivering an atmosphere that’s casual, lively and unmistakably southern.
Encore Rehabilitation, headquartered in Decatur, Alabama, is one of the nation’s premier rehabilitation, fitness, and sports enhancement companies. Encore’s progressive approach in wellness and rehab has positioned them as an industry leader. Encore’s rehabilitation division specializes in state-of-the-art physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy. Encore also offers wellness, fitness, and sports performance enhancement to increase sports and fitness potential.
For more than a century, Alabama Power Company employees have been committed to serving our fellow Alabamians. And for nearly two decades, the Alabama Power Foundation has contributed to this legacy of caring by providing more than $130 million in grants to support nonprofit initiatives. Honoring its mission to strengthen the communities the company serves, the foundation focuses its efforts on organizations that support education, civic activities, health services, the environment and the arts.
Master Boat Builders, Inc. opened in 1979 with a vision to build quality boats for quality minded customers. Thirty-two years later, that tradition of quality continues. Master Boat Builders specializes in work boats, with an emphasis on WORK.
The Barbara Barrington Jones Family Foundation exemplifies excellence, leadership and vision in its commitment to enhancing the quality of life for people of all ages throughout the world. It supports and encourages self-esteem in teenage girls through the “Be The Best You” Girls Camp and helps women increase their individual strengths through ”A New You” Retreat for Women. The foundation is also involved in several philanthropic endeavors worldwide.
Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF), with $120 billion in assets, is a member of the S&P 500 Index and is one of the nation’s largest full-service providers of consumer and commercial banking, wealth management, mortgage, and insurance products and services. Regions serves customers in 16 states across the South, Midwest and Texas, and through its subsidiary, Regions Bank, operates approximately 1,650 banking offices and 2,000 ATMs. Additional information about Regions and its full line of products and services can be found at www.regions.com.
Evonik is one of the world’s leading specialty chemicals companies. It focuses on six areas of specialty chemicals: Advanced Intermediates, Consumer Specialties, Coatings & Additives, Inorganic Materials, Health & Nutrition and Performance Polymers. Headquartered in Germany, Evonik does business in more than 100 countries and Mobile, Alabama is home to Evonik’s largest North American site.