LARCHMONT, N.Y. -- Elaine Viebranz, 88, of Larchmont, has received the U.S> Tennis Association's inaugural league volunteer award.
Viebranz grew up in New York City and settled in Larchmont with her late husband Al. Since 1980, Viebranz has been involved with the league. She is considered the "mother" of the successful USTA league program.
The purpose of the award is to recognize the many volunteers who have provided leadership and made significant contributions to the growth and enhancement of USTA leagues.
USTA leagues provide opportunities for hundreds and thousands of adult participants.
"Elaine is the epitome of what being a USTA volunteer is all about and we are humbled to present this first-time award to her," said Kurt Kamperman, a chief executive with the USTA.
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