Category: Odds & Ends

Big fish in a big pond: Walker’s a lifesaver at GEICO Bassmaster Classic

By on March 20, 2015 at 10:22 AM

While it was a little chilly on opening day, anglers from all over the world converged at South Carolina’s Lake Hartwell in late February for the 2015 GEICO Bassmaster Classic. GEICO-sponsored David Walker and Mike McClelland were among the dozens who took to the water for three days in the hopes of catching the biggest […]

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Irish eyes are smiling … when everyone has a safe and enjoyable St. Patrick’s Day

By on March 13, 2015 at 2:09 PM

Sizzle up some corned beef and cabbage. Don your favorite green outfit, and don’t forget about that shamrock and the pot of gold. OK, I’ll stop with the St. Patrick’s Day stereotyping, but hey – it’s the one day everyone gets to be Irish, and we just want to make sure nobody takes the fun […]

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Art, news, music and dance featured as GEICO celebrates Black History Month

By on February 26, 2015 at 2:40 PM

By guest blogger Christine Tasher, public relations GEICO is celebrating Black History Month through art, news, music and dance during February. Observances vary from location to location, but at its headquarters in Chevy Chase, Maryland, the opening ceremony featured a diversity choir, 17 voices strong, led by Virgil Crawford, a gifted pianist who performs in […]

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Add some big flavor to the big game with these recipes

By on January 27, 2015 at 7:00 AM

The big game Feb. 1 isn’t just about football – not for me, anyway. It’s about football AND making sure your friends and family enjoy their fill of delicious foods that you prepare. If you haven’t nailed down what you’re making yet, I am here to help, with my favorite recipes – guaranteed to please […]

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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 […]

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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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