NR – Austal USA: February 1, 2024
Austal USA’s 13th annual Charity Golf Invitational will take place on March 15, 2024, at the Magnolia Grove Golf Course in Mobile.  Through this annual event, Austal USA and the many invitational participants have raised over $2.4 million for long-time event partner United Way of Southwest Alabama and other local charities within the last decade.  The charity invitational is one of the many ways Austal USA gives back to the community who’s enduring support has resulted in our success as a major defense contractor.

Delena Wylie stands as a cornerstone of commitment at the United Way of Southwest Alabama, dedicating 26 impactful years to our organization. Her initial attraction to the United Way was sparked by its profound mission—to uplift and enhance the future of our city. As a Resource Development Associate, Delena’s pivotal role involves meticulously recording and ensuring the accuracy of donor and volunteer information, a task she handles with unparalleled precision and dedication.

As a dedicated professional, Easton Lambert brings a wealth of experience and commitment to the United Way of Southwest Alabama (UWSWA) as a valuable member of the Board of Trustees. Currently serving as the Business Manager of the International Union Painters and Allied Trades District Council 77 (IUPAT DC 77) and President of the Southwest Alabama Labor Council (SWALC), Lambert embodies a passion for community welfare and a drive to effect positive change.

Join us in celebrating Dr. Deborah Curry, the dedicated Program Manager for The Basics Southwest Alabama at the United Way of Southwest Alabama. Dr. Curry brings over a year of fervent commitment to uplifting children and families in our community. Her passion for effecting positive change drew her to the United Way, where she saw an opportunity to alter the trajectory of lives within our community.

Introducing George B. Talbot, III, the newest addition to the distinguished Board of Trustees at the United Way of Southwest Alabama. George, Vice President of External Affairs at Volkert, joins the board driven by his deep admiration for United Way’s longstanding impact in Mobile and unwavering support for its mission to transform and save lives within the community. For George, leadership embodies the ethos of giving more than receiving, a principle that guides his commitment to serving beyond professional realms.

Meet Lindsay Lum, who celebrates her one-year work anniversary with the United Way of Southwest Alabama on January 3. Lindsay’s journey to the United Way family was serendipitous, stemming from her previous role as a Contracted Disaster Recovery Case Manager for the organization. Her interaction with the staff solidified her belief that the United Way was an incredible place to work.

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