The Emergency Assistance Center Inc. has earned a Gold Star Award from the Better Business Bureau of Akron. The award is granted based on the record of zero consumer complaints received in the three-year period Jan. 1, 2013, to Dec. 31, 2015.

The agency provides food and household supplies to families in 12 communities, including Macedonia, Northfield Village and Northfield Center, Sagamore Hills, Twinsburg and Twinsburg Township, Reminderville, Hudson, Boston Heights, Peninsula, and Richfield Village and township.

In January, the center served 287 households, 852 Individuals consisting of 297 children served and 135 senior citizens.

For more information, see, or call 330-467-7945. The Emergency Assistance Center is at 9199 Olde Eight Road in Northfield Center.