AUSTIN, Texas – Texas Mutual Insurance Company announced today a $1,387,241 dividend to the Texas Restaurant Association (TRA) safety group. The dividend was based largely on the group’s overall loss ratio. Bob Barnes, chair of Texas Mutual’s board of directors, recently presented the check to TRA CEO Richie Jackson at Texas Mutual’s headquarters in Austin.
“The restaurant industry is an economic engine for Texas,” said Barnes. “Restaurants pump $36.6 billion into the economy and employ more than 1 million people. For every $1 million spent in restaurants, the state benefits from nearly 30 additional jobs. We hope this money helps TRA members continue to grow their businesses during challenging economic conditions.”
Members of the TRA safety group have shared in more than $17 million in group dividends since 1999.
Source: Texas Mutual