The following patrons are major contributors to Decatur Youth Symphony (contributing $100 or more per year). We are thankful for their continued support. We invite you to learn more about how you can become a major contributor to DYS.


$1,000+ Sponsorship

Baker Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. Stan Belsky
Chris and Meriwether Brown
John and Lyn Cook, Jr.
Decatur Daily
Decatur Kiwanis Club
Decatur Rotary Club
Domino’s Pizza
First Presbyterian Church
Lynn and Anne Fowler
Mike Fowler
Wilford and Ann Gebhart
Bill and Kay Grubbs

Mr. and Mrs. Edward T. Grubbs
Mark and Rajane Hampton
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur R. Nelson
Progress Bank
Renasant Bank
Rotary Club of Decatur Daybreak
Sexton Foundation
Carolyn and Barrett C. Shelton, Jr.
Clint and Nicole Shelton
Vivian Conatser Turner
Joel and Beth Weinbaum
Wells Fargo



Dr. and Mrs. Charles Betts, Jr.
Decatur Newcomer’s Club
Rev. Peggy McClure
Northrop Grumman
Sharon Landis
Lucy McCain

Nucor Steel
Redstone Federal Credit Union
Nick and Julia Roth
Frank and Melanie Scalfano
Allen Sivley
Ernie and Myra Yarbrough



Dr. and Mrs. Thomas E. Davis
Decatur Culture Club
Decatur-Morgan County Convention and Visitor Center
Decatur Music Club
Delta Omega Sorority
Ann Denbo
Dr. Mary Harris
Haskins-Curl Family
Ramsey and Donna Huffman

Judge and Mrs. Charles Langham
Richard and Brenda McCann
Nieces and Nephews of Stan Belsky
Ran and Betty Pickell
Cecil and Charlotte Ponder
Lew and Mandy Sample
Dr. and Mrs. Robert Sparks
Dr. Reba Wadsworth
Wade Weaver

Joint Program Supporters

These organizations and individuals provide financial and other types of support for programs within DYS.

Alabama Arts in Education Initiative
Alabama State Council on the Arts
Boys and Girls Club
City of Decatur
Daniel Foundation

Decatur City Schools
Decatur Youth Services
Hutson Foundation
Representative Terri Collins
United Way of Morgan County

In Kind Supporters

Austin High School
Cedar Ridge and Brookhaven Middle Schools
The Church of the Good Shepherd
Decatur Parks and Recreation
First Baptist Church
First Christian Church
Dr. Mary Harris

Kimberly Parker
Pepsi Cola Bottling Company
Princess Theatre Center for the Performing Arts
Lynn H. Reeves
Southern Printing
Wear, Howell, Strickland, Quinn and Law, LLC
Wesley Memorial Methodist Church

DYS programs are made possible in part by grants from the Alabama State Council on the Arts and The National Endowment for the Arts.