Posts by Tony Blue

GEICO and Game On serve up tennis and academics to inner-city kids

By on March 26, 2015 at 3:54 PM

For many reasons, kids from urban communities generally have few opportunities to learn and participate in the sport of tennis. But GEICO is helping to change that with its sponsorship of the Game On program. The insurance company and the Junior Tennis Champions Center (JTCC) have teamed up to bring high-quality tennis instruction and educational […]

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On the road again: GEICO RV team rolling to an event near you

By on March 10, 2015 at 10:19 AM

You get a special feeling when you are engulfed by a sea of travel trailers, motorhomes and campers as far as the eye can see. The sights and sounds provide participants with a unique experience cherished by legions of RV enthusiasts, who often drive hundreds of miles to attend NASCAR or RV events across the […]

Posted in: Marketing & Communications


GEICO tackles Super Sunday with an advertising blitz

By on February 6, 2015 at 2:16 PM

No matter where you were on Sunday, Feb. 1, between the hours of 10 a.m. and 11 p.m. ET., a GEICO ad was running somewhere in America on television and online. Super Sunday, arguably the most popular media day for creative advertising in the country, provided GEICO with a unique opportunity to blitz the airwaves […]

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Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl XI comes to GEICO Stadium Feb 1.

By on January 26, 2015 at 9:45 AM

GEICO is at it again – tooth and paw. The company is sponsoring Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl XI at GEICO Stadium on Sunday, Feb. 1, at 3 p.m. ET. The Puppy Bowl is the premier sporting event of the year that mimics the Big Game, featuring 85 bodacious and rambunctious pups from shelters across the […]

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Marching for Diversity on Martin Luther King Day

By on January 20, 2015 at 4:38 PM

This week in Washington, D.C., I had the unique opportunity to participate with some former classmates from Woodrow Wilson High School in the Martin Luther King, Jr. March for Diversity. More than 50 years have passed since MLK’s unforgettable “March on Washington.” As I walked up Martin Luther King Avenue along the parade route, I […]

Posted in: Odds & Ends, Working at GEICO


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Protecting your identity: the holiday gift that keeps on giving

By on December 18, 2014 at 9:52 AM

Most of us will go about our annual routine this holiday season, looking to buy that perfect gift for our loved ones, oblivious to some of the potential threats we face. For example, did you know that each time you use your credit, debit or store card, you leave behind a trail of information for […]

Posted in: Safety and Insurance Issues, Sales and Service


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GEICO takes Talladega by storm … and by air

By on October 22, 2014 at 3:57 PM

Talk about getting up for an event! On a day when Brad Keselowski topped the field (including GEICO-sponsored Casey Mears, who finished 10th) on the ground, GEICO Skytypers Chris Orr (in the #2 airplane) and Tom Daly (in the #6 airplane) performed their routine high above the racetrack for the capacity crowd last Sunday, Oct. 19, during the […]

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This one’s for barking rights

By on January 29, 2014 at 12:22 PM

Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl X comes to GEICO Stadium on Feb. 2 Have you noticed that GEICO has an affinity for animals? From the Gecko and Maxwell the pig to the rowing Guinea Pigs and the Camel, the company, its customers and associates have a general affection for critters. This February, that trend continues in […]

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