Category: Odds & Ends

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 […]

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GEICO turns up the dial for Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego

By on January 19, 2015 at 1:44 PM

The numbers are in, and for GEICO and CBS Radio, they’re quite an achievement. The 5th Annual Holiday of Miracles Radiothon, hosted by CBS Radio’s KYXY 96.5 in San Diego in December and sponsored by GEICO, raised $284,000 to benefit Rady Children’s Hospital. This pushed the radiothon’s five-year fundraising total to more than $1,384,000 for […]

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Honor Dr. King’s legacy with a Day of Service

By on January 16, 2015 at 2:24 PM

Looking for a meaningful activity you can engage in on Martin Luther King Jr. Day? How about achieving greatness? “Everyone has the power for greatness,” Dr. King said, “not for fame, but greatness, because greatness is determined by service.” And opportunities to serve will abound on Jan. 19. Wherever you are, if you do an […]

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Try these seven money-saving resolutions for a more prosperous 2015

By on January 6, 2015 at 3:25 PM

Do you feel that? That’s the palpable sense of relief that sets in with the passing of the holiday season. But if you’re anything like me, you still might be cringing a bit when you take a peek at the damage done to your bank account. Well, here are a few simple money-saving resolutions we […]

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Best of 2014: our most popular blog posts

By on January 5, 2015 at 10:27 AM

Each year, I look back at the “best” blog posts we published. By “best,” I’m referring to the posts that got the most traffic, the most interesting comments, or had the most shares via social media. Here are the five posts you loved the most in 2014, and we look forward to sharing more exciting […]

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From GEICO to you: a feast for your ears

By on December 22, 2014 at 12:02 PM

It’s that wonderful time of year where seasonal music starts taking over the radio airwaves. I joined in all the reindeer games and compiled a very eclectic mix of holiday joy for your ears. Enjoy!  

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Spread holiday cheer without draining your bank account

By on December 19, 2014 at 11:47 AM

The holidays are upon us – time to spread our joy…and open our wallets. Thinking of the amount of money that will be coming out of my bank account gives me some anxiety. But not much, because I am fabulous on a budget and ‘tis the season to save. Read on for some glad tidings […]

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Holiday sweaters, cookies and gingerbread houses keep us cozy

By on December 16, 2014 at 2:28 PM

The holidays are full of traditions and, here at GEICO headquarters in Washington, D.C., my corporate communications colleagues and I recently renewed ours: a cookie throwdown. With 18 different cookies to sample and vote on, everyone left with a sugar buzz, a smile and a bag full of cookies to take home. Chocolate peppermint cookies, […]

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Giving Tuesday, GEICO style: Recycled Ride eases single mother’s hardships

By on December 9, 2014 at 3:29 PM

By guest blogger Michael Young, public relations I hope you all survived this year’s post-Thanksgiving shopping bonanza. Maybe, like me, you even brought home a couple of sweet Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals. But let’s toss aside the shopping for now and focus on what I call the crown jewel in this string of […]

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Delicious desserts make for a sweet holiday season

By on December 5, 2014 at 3:35 PM

The holidays are a wonderful time to spend with your family and friends, and if you’re like me, your favorite way to spend that time is beside a warm fire with hot cocoa in one hand and your favorite holiday dessert in the other. So, if you haven’t nailed down your holiday dessert list yet, […]

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