GEICO's Alexandria local office to host grand opening celebration Oct. 7

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 4, 2016 – GEICO's Alexandria local office, headed by agent Matthew McCarthy, will host a grand opening celebration on Friday, Oct. 7, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at his office located on 4617 Duke St. in Alexandria at the Shoppes at Foxchase.

Guests can enter to win two tickets to see the Washington Redskins play the division rival Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, Oct. 16. Additional prizes include a $50 gas gift card giveaway, along with GEICO-branded merchandise.
The GEICO Gecko will be on hand to greet guests, as well as radio station 94.7 Fresh FM. As part of the event, McCarthy's office team also will present charitable donations to two causes they support: breast cancer and leukemia/lymphoma research.

"GEICO has a rich history in the Washington, D.C. metro area, having first come here nearly 80 years ago," McCarthy said. "Our staff carries on this tradition of excellence, bringing GEICO's outstanding service to local communities in Washington, D.C., Alexandria, Arlington and locations throughout Fairfax County."

McCarthy and his sales staff, made up of Jay Romero, Amelia Lord, Ahmed Abdelaziz, Juan Zavala, Shane Turner and Carlos Santana work hard to deliver competitive auto insurance rates to D.C., Maryland and Virginia drivers. McCarthy's staff also can help with renters, condo and homeowner's policies and more forms of insurance.

The team brings additional savings to policyholders through multi-line discounts whenever possible. Members of certain alumni and professional organizations may qualify for additional savings, as well as military members and government employees.

To better serve the Washington, D.C. metro area's diverse community, GEICO's Alexandria local office has staff members that speak Spanish and Arabic.

To get a quote or learn more about GEICO's Alexandria local office, visit or call (703) 236-1366.

GEICO (Government Employees Insurance Company) is a member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies and is the second-largest private passenger car insurance company in the United States. GEICO, which was founded in 1936, provides millions of car insurance quotes to U.S. drivers annually. The company is pleased to serve more than 16 million private passenger customers, insuring more than 27 million vehicles (car & cycle).

GEICO policyholders can make policy changes, report claims, print insurance ID cards, and purchase additional products by logging into their car insurance policy. Policyholders can also connect to GEICO through GEICO Mobile, reach a representative over the phone or visit a GEICO local agent.

GEICO also provides insurance quotes on motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), boats, travel trailers and motorhomes (RVs). Coverage for life, homes and apartments is written by non-affiliated insurance companies and is secured through the GEICO Insurance Agency, Inc. Commercial car insurance and personal umbrella protection are also available.

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