Category: Odds & Ends

Memory of the Month: the gift of life

By on April 29, 2013 at 4:05 PM

Each month, we share an image from GEICO’s past and invite you to exercise your caption-writing skills. I wish I had a dollar for every gallon of blood donated by GEICO associates over the years. I’m sure I’d be a comfortably retired man today! As this 1950s photo of donors boarding a Red Cross bus […]

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Planning a summer road trip? Visit these roadside attractions along the way

By on April 2, 2013 at 7:55 AM

The featured article in our Spring newsletter took at a look at 10 of our favorite roadside attractions. Below are a few more unusual, quirky destinations. Share your favorites in the comments! Cabazon Dinosaurs – Cabazon, Calif. Come to a real-world Jurassic Park. Ms. Dinny, a 150-ton dinosaur, is the largest concrete dino in the […]

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GEICO introduces Garden Gnome Insurance: protection for your gnome, sweet gnome

By on April 1, 2013 at 7:04 AM

You’d be surprised how many weird insurance policies there are. Alien abduction insurance, for example, is real. GEICO doesn’t offer it, however, because we’ve been focusing our research on a much more practical product: Garden Gnome Insurance. You might not think you need Garden Gnome Insurance. But, I’m sure the first victim of a garden […]

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Memory of the Month: Spring break!

By on March 29, 2013 at 9:04 AM

Each month, we share an image from GEICO’s past and invite you to exercise your caption-writing skills. We’ve been enduring some unseasonably chilly weather around the nation’s capital of late, so when I came across this photo, I immediately wanted to step right into it. Just look at these happy GEICO employees, out in their […]

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Memory of the Month: Play ball!

By on February 28, 2013 at 2:02 PM

Each month, we share an image from GEICO’s past and invite you to exercise your caption-writing skills. GEICO associates work hard to provide our customers the best service possible. But after the bell rings (Yes, we used to have a dismissal bell here at the corporate headquarters back in the day – and you sure […]

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Love is in the air at GEICO

By on February 12, 2013 at 2:25 PM

There’s a long history of love and marriage at GEICO. It goes way back to our earliest days; our founder, Leo Goodwin, and his wife Lillian worked side-by-side to get GEICO up and running. Today, more than 75 years later, Cupid’s arrow continues to strike, as some associates are finding more than just careers here. […]

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Memory of the Month: A place for everything …

By on January 31, 2013 at 3:45 PM

Each month, we share an image from GEICO’s past and invite you to exercise your caption-writing skills. … and everything in its place! Each of the bins atop this shelf was dedicated to a specific type of claims paperwork, and the slots below were each reserved for a particular claims associate. These ladies were tasked […]

Posted in: Claims, Odds & Ends


Top 5 blog posts of 2012

By on January 4, 2013 at 3:54 PM

Now that it’s 2013, there are endless lists of resolutions and “Best Of” countdowns from 2012. It’s also a chance for me to dig into our blog posts over the past year, and see which ones you liked the most. Based on views, comments and buzz, here are the five most popular posts from the […]

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Memory of the Month: Giving what we can

By on November 28, 2012 at 11:14 AM

Each month, we share an image from GEICO’s past and invite you to exercise your caption-writing skills. GEICO has always been about service to the customer, first and foremost. When it comes to delivering on the promise we make when policyholders purchase our products, we give them our best. But giving is a big part […]

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Thankful for my company

By on November 21, 2012 at 9:56 AM

I have a lot of blessings to count at this time of year (and any other time, really). I’m basically healthy, happily married, and gainfully employed. I’m particularly thankful for my company right now, but not just because GEICO pays my salary. The recent hurricane/superstorm reminds me that my company serves a critical role in […]

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