Summit County Common Pleas Probate Judge Elinore Marsh Stormer was honored Friday by Direction Home Akron Canton Area Agency on Aging & Disabilities as this year's recipient of the Harvey L. Sterns Lifetime Achievement Award.

The event took place at the agency's Annual Hall of Fame Ceremony luncheon at the John S. Knight Center in Akron.

Stormer was honored for her support of older adults through her efforts including the Senior Summit.

Also recognized Friday were honorees named to senior halls of fame in area counties: Sis. Yvonne Horning, Portage; Peg Bailey, Stark; Gloria Poole, Summit; and Colleen Baker, Wayne. The Volunteer Ombudsman of Distinction honor was awarded to Joe Talamo and the Joseph L. Ruby scholarship winner was Julie Barzal.

Direction Home provides choices for older adults to remain independent in their homes. Find more about the organization at