Westchester County Executive George Latimer has opened nominations for the 40th Annual Westchester County Senior Citizens Hall of Fame. Celebrate a senior who makes a positive difference in Westchester County through their contributions by nominating them for this year’s Westchester County Senior Citizens Hall of Fame.

“I am thrilled to be able to open up nominations for the 40th Anniversary of our Westchester County Senior Citizens Hall of Fame,” said Latimer. “We look forward to this yearly tradition, as we have for the past four decades, to honor those who have given of their time and energy to improve the quality of life for our seniors throughout Westchester. Our senior community deserves special recognition, so if you know someone who has truly gone above and beyond, please nominate them for this special awards ceremony.”

“Our Senior Hall of Fame is an important tradition as we recognize those who have helped shape the quality of life in Westchester through their significant contributions,” said Commissioner Mae Carpenter of the Department of Senior Programs and Services. “The Senior Hall of Fame is one of the highlights of our year, and we look forward to celebrating our older generation.”

To be nominated, a person must:

  • Be at least 60 years old and live in Westchester, and cannot be a past Hall of Fame inductee. Read list of past honorees.
  • Have made significant contributions to improving life in Westchester;
  • Be an outstanding leader or advocate;
  • Have professional achievements that reflect innovative solutions to fulfill unmet community needs (if based on the nominees' paid professional work).

Nominations are due by Sept. 9, 2022, and will be reviewed by a judging committee. A nomination should be submitted for each person, with organizations and individuals to be allowed one nomination only. Complete your nomination. If you have questions about the nomination process, don't hesitate to get in touch with Amanda Seebeck at or call (914) 218-3968.

This year's Senior Citizens Hall of Fame will be held virtually on Friday, December 2, 2022, at 11:30 a.m., and will be streamed from the Westchester Public Private Partnership, which will include a slide show of this year's selected honorees. The Westchester County Department of Senior Programs and Services (DSPS), Westchester County Parks, and the Westchester Public/Private Partnership for Aging Services will be hosting this celebration; sponsorships and congratulatory journal ad opportunities are available for purchase. For more details or to make a purchase, please visit the Westchester Public Private Partnership website.           

For additional information about this year's Senior Hall of Fame, please call (914) 813-6300 or visit the Westchester County Department of Seniors website.