Photos: Franklin Square Historical Society hosts annual dinner

Gina and Vincent Centauro recognized as the 2023 Citizens of the Year


The 42nd annual Franklin Square Historical Society Dinner was held on April 26 at Plattduetsche Park Restaurant on Hempstead Turnpike.

Gina and Vincent Centauro, founders of the local non-profit Rescuing Families, Inc. were honored as the 2023 Citizens of the Year for their continuous volunteer efforts to improve the lives of families with disabilities in the Franklin Square community and beyond.

Former New York State Senator Kemp Hannon was presented the Trustee Award that evening as well.

Several elected officials were in attendance, including Hempstead Town Supervisor Don Clavin, Town of Hempstead Receiver of Taxes Jeanine Driscoll, Councilman Tom Muscarella and more.