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Soldier Ride Sets Out from The Old Manse This Morning

The GEICO-sponsored ride supports the Wounded Warrior Project.

The following was provided as a press release.

Soldier Ride, sponsored by GEICO, will make its next stop in Boston, Mass., on Saturday, Sept. 22, with a start time of 9 a.m. (registration begins at 7 a.m.). The ride will both start and finish at The Old Manse on Monument Street, and a community picnic for all registered participants will take place at the end of the ride.

Members of the community are encouraged to participate by either signing up to ride or by joining the crowd from the sidelines with the GEICO Gecko to cheer on the riders. For registration, a map of the route and additional details on the ride, visit Wounded Warrior Project’s (WWP) website.

Sponsored by GEICO, Soldier Ride is an opportunity for the public to support injured service men and women by either cheering on the riders during the event or in some cases riding along with them.

“GEICO is honored to partner with Wounded Warrior Project’s Soldier Ride,” said Michael Baker, GEICO director of military marketing. “Military personnel have been an important part of our business since our company was founded in 1936, and we’re proud to continue to support injured service men and women who have served and sacrificed for our country.”

GEICO (Government Employees Insurance Company) is a member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies and is the third-largest private passenger auto insurer in the United States. GEICO handles auto insurance coverage for over than 11 million private passenger auto policies and insures more than 18 million vehicles (auto & cycle).

In addition to auto insurance, GEICO offers customers insurance products for their motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), travel trailers and motorhomes (RVs). Coverage for boats, collector cars, life, homes and apartments is written by non-affiliated insurance companies and is secured through the GEICO Insurance Agency, Inc. Commercial auto insurance and personal umbrella protection are also available.

As a member of the Berkshire Hathaway group of companies, GEICO is rated A++ for financial strength by A.M. Best Company and ranks at the top of several national customer satisfaction surveys. For more information, go to www.geico.com.

The mission of Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) is to honor and empower Wounded Warriors. WWP’s purpose is to raise awareness and to enlist the public’s aid for the needs of injured service members, to help injured servicemen and women aid and assist each other, and to provide unique, direct programs and services to meet their needs. WWP is a national, nonpartisan organization headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. To get involved and learn more, visitwoundedwarriorproject.org.

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