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.
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.
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.
Known far and wide for its “oysters – fried, stewed and nude,” Wintzell’s Oyster House, began as a six-stool oyster bar in Mobile, Ala., in 1938. The original location on Dauphin Street today celebrates its 80th year as a dining landmark and is joined by eight additional locations, reaching from the Gulf Coast to central and northern Alabama. Designated as an “iconic, must-experience destination” and featured in Garden and Gun, O: The Oprah Winfrey Magazine and on the Travel Channel’s hit show Man v Food Nation, Wintzell’s walls are covered with the founder’s homespun sayings, delivering an atmosphere that’s casual, lively and unmistakably Southern.
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.
Encore Rehabilitation, with its headquarters in Decatur, Ala., 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.
Evonik is one of the world’s leading specialty chemicals companies. Its specialty chemical operations are divided into three chemical manufacturing segments, Nutrition and Care, Resource Efficiency and Performance Materials, which operate close to their markets and customers. Evonik stands for appealing business and innovative strength.Headquartered in Germany, Evonik does business in more than 100 countries and Mobile, Ala., is home to Evonik’s largest North American site.
Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF), with $126 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.
For more than 100 years Jostens has inspired millions of customers to capture and celebrate their best moments. As the leading provider of quality class jewelry, yearbooks and graduation regalia and the official “Storyteller of Champions” with NBA, NFL, MLB, NHL and Nascar championship rings, Jostens takes pride in helping people express themselves, recognize achievements and share their stories
Alabama Media Group is a digitally-focused news and information company that combines the quality journalism of The Birmingham News, the Huntsville Times and Mobile’s Press-Register and The Mississippi Press with the up-to-the-minute access of AL.com and gulflive.com.