Woman honored for community service

La Jolla resident, Anne Podney, was the recent recipient of the “Community Service Award” from the San Diego District Tennis Association (SDDTA) in recognition of her work in San Diego’s tennis community.

The award was presented at the annual awards dinner Jan. 16 at the La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club. More than 150 attended with Dr. Richard Lederer as guest speaker.

Podney was recognized for her years of service to the SDDTA. She served as treasurer for four years and president for another four. She continues to serve on numerous committees for the SDDTA and Youth Tennis San Diego. She is also tournament director for numerous junior tournaments at the Barnes Tennis Center including several national events.