Mills & Associates maintains active membership in the Trucking Industry Defense Association, also known as TIDA. Founded in 1993, TIDA is a nonprofit association whose members share knowledge and resources in defense of the trucking industry. TIDA members include motor carriers, trucking insurers, defense attorneys and claims servicing companies.
This year, the TIDA held its 22nd Annual Industry Seminar in Las Vegas, Nevada from October 22, 2014 through October24, 2014. TIDA members kicked off this year’s meeting by participating in a community service outreach event at Three Square. Three Square serves as the primary distribution center for donated goods to charitable organizations serving individuals and families in the Las Vegas area. Three Square’s mission is to “provide wholesome food to hungry people, while passionately pursuing a hunger-free community.”
Three Square currently provides more than 30 million pounds of food and grocery product – the equivalent of more than 25 million meals – per year to nearly 600 Program Partners including non-profit and faith-based organizations, schools and feeding sites throughout Southern Nevada.
TIDA donated $2,500 which will help provide 7,500 meals to those less fortunate in our community. The TIDA Team helped to assemble 7,100 ready to eat meals in the community kitchen while other team members packed 7,285 lbs of product in the Three Square Volunteer Room.
I am proud to be an active member of TIDA and the trucking industry. As always, the Annual Industry Seminar was outstanding, and the opportunity to be of service through Three Square was the icing on the cake.