Category: Odds & Ends

On Turkey Day, ditch the oven to cook a better bird

By on November 21, 2014 at 10:59 AM

The lead-up to Thanksgiving dinner can be an exciting time for families, especially when the conversation focuses on the main attraction – the turkey. The traditional Thanksgiving scenario usually includes hours of oven time to cook the big bird, but you can free up your kitchen this year with some delicious alternatives that will keep […]

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What Veterans Day means to me

By on November 11, 2014 at 10:08 AM

By guest blogger Johnny Underwood, GEICO Military Team Manager and retired Command Sergeant Major, U.S. Army Veterans Day is my day. It’s my day to ponder why I freely gave 30 years to the U.S. Army, to our country and to the citizens of the United States. It’s my day to remember my military teammates: […]

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GEICO joins the People’s Marathon

By on November 5, 2014 at 3:23 PM

By guest blogger Andy Jones, Fredericksburg Running a marathon or participating in any endurance event can change your life. It can change how you feel about yourself and how you compare yourself to others, because when you’ve run a marathon, you have done something that most people will never do.  A marathon is 26.2 miles […]

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Top Halloween costumes for 2014

By on October 30, 2014 at 3:13 PM

It’s going to be a Frozen Friday. The award-winning animated film leads the way as the most popular costume this Halloween, according to data compiled from forbes.com on Internet searches. Here are some of the characters you’ll see running around this Halloween weekend. Elsa – The “Snow Queen” is the most searched-for costume this year. […]

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Memory of the Month: In your face!

By on October 29, 2014 at 12:08 PM

Each month, we share an image from GEICO’s past and invite you to exercise your caption-writing skills. Here’s a motivational tactic that hasn’t really stood the test of time. During the early part of my career, though, this one was quite popular. Managers would challenge their teams to meet certain goals, and if the teams […]

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Memory of the Month: They might be giants

By on September 26, 2014 at 9:09 AM

Each month, we share an image from GEICO’s past and invite you to exercise your caption-writing skills. This is the month in which we celebrate GEICO’s birthday, which we call Founders Day. For me, it’s a time to recall the early history of this company, and the people who built the company where I’ve been […]

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Dallas interns and associates ‘Stuff the Bus’ and ‘Paint the Fence’ for local schools

By on September 9, 2014 at 3:48 PM

One of the reasons I’m proud to work at GEICO is that our associates so often participate in volunteer events or fundraiser to benefit their local communities. Recently, GEICO’s Dallas summer interns took the lead in organizing two events to aid local schools. The first event the group organized was “Stuff the Bus.” Members of […]

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Memory of the Month: Dance like there’s nobody watching

By on August 26, 2014 at 8:40 AM

Each month, we share an image from GEICO’s past and invite you to exercise your caption-writing skills. Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett, whose company owns GEICO, has said he enjoys his job so much that he tap-dances to work every day. That’s a feeling apparently shared by this group of GEICO employees. Judging from the […]

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From the track to the troops

By on August 5, 2014 at 2:52 PM

Motorcycling has long been a hobby and passion for many members of our armed forces. There’s something about riding out on the open road (or off the road for that matter) with the wind in their face that calls out to servicemen and servicewomen when they’re away from the call of duty. The thrill of […]

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GEICO associates show heart and ‘sole’ for Leukemia/Lymphoma fundraiser

By on June 17, 2014 at 3:54 PM

By guest blogger Lucinda King, planning You know those old shoes that you rarely wear anymore that have been sitting in your closet for ages? Turns out they can make a big difference in peoples’ lives. Who would have thought? Associates in GEICO’s San Diego regional office recently put their old shoes to good use […]

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