Category: Odds & Ends

Memory of the Month: Springing forward

By on May 31, 2013 at 3:03 PM

Each month, we share an image from GEICO’s past and invite you to exercise your caption-writing skills. GEICO’s an incredibly successful company by just about any measure, but it has never been one to stand pat. Prior to moving into the current corporate headquarters just on the Maryland side of the border with Washington, D.C., […]

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The time’s always right to honor the military – especially this month

By on May 24, 2013 at 11:17 AM

Who’s up for a quick U.S. military history refresher? Last Saturday, May 18, the United States observed Armed Forces Day. The U.S. has designated the third Saturday of May each year to honor military servicemen and servicewomen. Harry Truman led the push to establish a single day to thank military members for serving their country, […]

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GEICO announces winners of 2012-2013 National Safety Poster and Video Contest

By on May 15, 2013 at 2:36 PM

After poring through hundreds of submissions from across the country, the judges of GEICO’s  2012-2013 National Safety Poster and Video Contest  tallied their votes and selected the 18 winners of this year’s contest: Safety Poster Contest: Kiani Alvarez-Ranan, Kapolei, Hawaii Joy Chen, East Brunswick, N.J. Paul Gellerman, Grand Forks, N.D. Sarah Gellerman, Grand Forks, N.D. […]

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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 […]

Posted in: Marketing & Communications, Odds & Ends, Sales and Service


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 […]

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