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Posted on: November 27, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Greenburgh seniors being honored by Westchester County

Sarah Bracey White receives top honors. Frank Williams, Jr receives top honors. Other honorees: Constance Kehoe, Lemuel Davis and Seymour Schreiber

Greenburgh seniors will be honored  at the 40th Annual Senior Citizens Hall of Fame Awards Virtual Celebration on Friday, December 2 at 11:30 a.m.  The 40th Annual Senior Citizens Hall of Fame Awards Celebration will be held virtually and streamed from the Westchester Public Private Partnership for Aging Services website at  All are invited to watch the 40th Annual Senior Citizens Hall of Fame Awards Program online at

Top Honors: Sarah Bracey White, Director of the Greenburgh Arts and Culture Council

Sarah Bracey White is the Executive Director of the Arts & Culture Council for the Town of Greenburgh, a part-time position she has held for 30 years.   Sarah is an accomplished playwright, fiction and non-fiction writer, memoirist, poet and stage performer. . Throughout her tenure as Executive Director, the Arts & Culture Council received the Westchester Art's Council Millennium Award for Community Arts Education and has held exhibits for local artists, an art gallery at Town Hall and at other municipal buildings, creative writing workshops for youth, and conducted poetry writing workshops. 

Top Honors: Greenburgh resident  Frank Williams Jr. is the Executive Director of the White Plains Youth Bureau; he has dedicated his life to public service. As the Executive Director of the White Plains Youth Bureau, Frank has developed programs to serve over 7,000 kids. He is the founder of Grandpas United, which provides mentoring and role modeling to youth from underserved communities. Grandpas United offers mentees the talents, skills, and experiences of "Grandpas" to improve the community.

Special Recognition:  Constance Messerly Kehoe, Irvington

Constance Messerly Kehoe is the President and Director of Revolutionary Westchester 250, Inc. (RW250), a nonprofit organization she founded in 2018 to promote Westchester County's Revolutionary War history in anticipation of the United States Semi-Quincentennial in 2026. In her role as President and Director of RW250, she has helped connect the public to our nation's origins through programs ranging from colonial days and walking tours, academic research, live and virtual presentations, and online video content. During her tenure, Constance has become Westchester County's special liaison for planning the 250th commemoration by working in collaboration with regional municipal offices, historical organizations, veterans groups, libraries, private businesses, and individual experts and volunteers. 


Legacy Recognition: Antoinette Lotito, 92, Dobbs Ferry, NY (Posthumously)

Antoinette (“Toni”) Lotito lived in Dobbs Ferry for over 60 years and was an active member in her local church and her community. Toni was a school teacher for many years and a strong supporter of educational programs for seniors. She attended many Senior Law Day events and left a generous bequest to help support the Senior Law Day programs after her passing on February 21, 2021. , These programs include the production of the Elder Law Question and Answer (Q&A) publication as well as other programs and events, which will allow Senior Law Day to continue providing innovative programs for older adults in Westchester County at no charge.

Westchester County Senior Citizens Hall of Fame – Class of 2022

Elmsford (North Elmsford/Unincorporated Greenburgh) –

Lemuel Alexander  Davis is being inducted into the Westchester  County  Senior Hall of Fame for his many years of Community Service  . Mr. Lemuel  Davis  started his Community  Service  in the City of Yonkers through  his Prince Hall Masonic  Fraternity (James H. Farrell  Lodge#34 and Community  Services through his former Church; Community Baptist Church of Yonkers.

.Feeding The Homeless, Advocating on behalf of Seniors needing Social  Service Care.
Mr.Lemuel A. Davis moved to Elmsford/Greenburgh in 1997 where his Community  Services  continue. 
President  of North  Elmsford  Civic Association Inc.  Established a 501c3. 14 years
College Scholarships  .
Advocate for Community Residents  quality of life Issues.
Annual  Community Day. 
Mr. Lemuel Davis  also serves on the Greenburgh Parks and Recreation  Advisory  Boad  for over 12 years.
Also to Mr. Lemuel A. Davis serve as 
2nd Vice Chair  of the Greenburgh Democratic Executive Committee for over 10 years
District Leader over 30 years here in Westchester County  New York

Hartsdale – Seymour Schreiber    

 Seymour Schreiber of Hartsdale being inducted into the Westchester County Senior Citizen's hall of Fame.

After retiring as an executive of MetLife for over 30 years, Seymour realized that it was time to give back to the community. 
After retirement, with the encouragement of my wife Rhonda, he became very involved in volunteering. 
Seymour  became part of the planning committee for the Westchester County Alzheimer’s Walk.  He led the current events discussion group for Senior Citizens that are affiliated with Sinai Free Synagogue in Mt. Vernon. 
He  became a docent at the Bronx Zoo, leading tours for school groups. And volunteered  help prune, weed, plant and keep things looking great at the Perennial Garden at the world class New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx. 
He and his wife also have volunteered  as  are volunteer ushers at the fantastic Tarrytown Music Hall. 

Congratulations to our honorees who make the town proud!


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