Tag Archives: AFA events

AFA Exceeds United Way Donation Goal

American Fidelity wrapped up our United Way campaign last week and we exceeded our Company goal of $485,000! Our campaign started with the Pacesetter Games at our new Home Office location and early bird agency tours. During the campaign our Colleagues ...

Colleagues Enjoy Movie Night

A little before dusk on Friday, cars began streaming into the parking lot at our new headquarters. Colleagues and their friends and family members headed out to the lawn dragging lawn chairs, blankets, coolers and more. They arrived in time for ...

Colleagues Support Partner School

It seems pretty early in the summer to be thinking about school supplies, but Oklahoma City Schools start back in just over a month! Each year, we host a school supply drive to help ensure students at our partner school, Buchanan ...

American Fidelity Competes in the Corporate Challenge

This last weekend, companies from all across Oklahoma City gathered to compete in this year’s OU Medicine Corporate Challenge. American Fidelity was there to join in the friendly competition that raises money and awareness for the UCO Endeavor Games. We love ...

Colleagues Man Memorial Marathon Water Stop

For the past 15 years, thousands of runners have streamed down Classen Boulevard on the fourth Sunday in April while participating in the Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon. With the race route for both the full marathon and half marathon passing right ...

Homecoming: April-ciation at American Fidelity

“April-ciation,” the month-long celebration of our hard-working AFA Colleagues, is coming to a close. Each week for the entire month of April, American Fidelity has hosted a themed day of fun and excitement for our Colleagues. One day we were treated ...

AF Joins United Way to Read Out Loud

What is more fun than reading a great book to a group of kids? This week, a few Colleagues and I got to do that at our partner school, Buchanan Elementary, during the United Way’s Read Out Loud campaign to promote ...

It’s April-ciation at AFA!

Spring is in the air, the trees are in bloom and the weather is getting warmer, which means it must be April here in Oklahoma City. It also means that “April-ciation”, the month long celebration of our hard-working AFA Colleagues, is ...

Community Activities Abound in April

Can you believe the end of March is already here? On Wednesday, we usher in the month of April, and along with it a plethora of activities that our Colleagues will support in the community. Here’s a look at some of ...

AFA Offers Colleagues Non-Work Related Classes

American Fidelity understands that you have a life outside of work. We also understand that a happy life beyond the office directly contributes to your work productivity. To help our Colleagues balance life and work, we provide numerous non-work related ...

Thunder, American Fidelity Team Up to Distribute 100,000 Books

100,000 books 32,000 miles 1,300 site visits 6 years The Rolling Thunder book bus made its first appearance in February 2009 at the state Capitol. A group of students from Buchanan Elementary – American Fidelity’s partner school – were invited to be the first ...

Colleagues Support the Children’s Center

On the last Friday of each month, our Colleagues pay $2 to a selected charity and are allowed to wear T-shirts for the day. This month, we’re supporting The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital. The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital is a private, ...

AFA Colleagues Save Lives

  Today is blood drive day here at AFA! Five times out of the year, American Fidelity partners with the Oklahoma Blood Institute to provide an on-site blood drive for our Colleagues right here in the office. AFA has been proudly ...

Celebrate Go Red for Women

This week at AFA we’re celebrating Go Red for Women day by educating and encouraging Colleagues to make heart-healthy choices. Friday is the official day sponsored by the American Heart Association to increase awareness of cardiovascular disease and stroke, but ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Honoring Service from Three to 60 Years

Each December, American Fidelity recognizes Colleagues for their service to our Company. Just last week our Colleagues celebrating milestone anniversaries were honored for their dedication to our Customers and Company with the AFA Service Awards. Colleagues with three or five years ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Celebrating 54 Years

Last week, on Dec. 1, American Fidelity Assurance Company turned 54 years old. As you probably know, we like to celebrate milestones and successes with our Colleagues with events like our annual Service Awards, Customer Service Week, Colleague Appreciation Week ...

AFA, Celebrating the Holiday Together

So, I’m sure you’ve heard the talk about American Fidelity being a family Company and having a culture that really makes our Colleagues feel like one big family. Well, as the holidays are a great time to spend with family, ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Books Are Fun Book Fair

As you’ve probably read, one of the great things about working for American Fidelity is how much they care about Colleagues and our families. From the on-site fitness center and medical clinic to the Colleague Assistance Program that is open ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Costume Contest, Prizes and Treats

Halloween is this Friday, and at AFA we can’t pass up the costumes and treats! On Friday our Colleagues are encouraged to wear business-appropriate costumes to work and participate in our costume contest. We will have an individual and a group ...

Improving Leadership at AFA

At American Fidelity it’s important that our leaders are on the same page when it comes to leading Colleagues to meet our goals. Each year, supervisors are required to attend leadership training where they focus on best practices and improving ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Win a Thunder Prize Package

Do you want to win a pair of tickets to a Thunder game and a $100 gift card to KD’s restaurant? Help spread the word about American Fidelity and you could win! We want to encourage and reward anyone who helps ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Customer Service Week

At American Fidelity we strive to provide top-notch Customer service to all of our Customers, internal and external. Our Colleagues work hard to serve our Customers each day, and we think they should be recognized for a job well done. To ...

What’s Happening at AFA │ Celebrating Family and Philanthropy

This past weekend, more than 800 Colleagues, family members and friends enjoyed American Fidelity’s fall family charity event, the Famboree, on the grounds of our new building. From the looks of things, everyone had so much fun! The kids enjoyed a ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Colleagues Vote, AF Donates

Fall is just around the corner and that means American Fidelity’s family event, Famboree is coming up too! On Sept. 20 we are holding an event for Colleagues and their families to kick back, relax and have a good time. ...

AFA Implements New Volunteer Policy

Readers who follow Inside American Fidelity know that we’re a family owned Company that takes pride in being a strong corporate citizen. We don’t just talk, we take action. That’s why we’re so excited this week to announce a new volunteer ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Being a Lifesaver with United Way

One thing I love about American Fidelity is the Company’s dedication to our community. AFA supports local charities each month through our Charity Day program. Throughout the year we participate in campaigns to help raise awareness and donations for organizations ...

Charity Proceeds Benefit Rainbow Girls

On the last Friday of each month, the halls of the Home Office are full of Colleagues sporting bright green “chari-tee” shirts. The shirts show support of the charity that will receive that month’s donations. Colleagues pay $2 a month ...

‘AFA Julie’ Retires

Since February, my Colleagues and I have been learning more about the retirement benefits offered by American Fidelity Assurance Company. We were introduced to an avatar, AFA Julie, and followed her representational career at the Company. Each month, we learned a ...

School Supply Drive Benefits Partner School

Who doesn’t love the smell of a new box of crayons? Or the satisfying feeling of filling a new binder with fresh notebook paper? Each summer, I enjoy taking the kids shopping for new school supplies. We check out the new ...

The Future Is Here

Today while walking the halls of our Home Office building, Colleagues are seeing a lot of younger faces. It’s our annual Bring Your Kids to Work Day. Colleagues are invited to bring their kids and grandkids who have completed third through ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Colleague APPreciation Week

Anyone who has been following our blog has probably read about how much American Fidelity appreciates our Colleagues and likes to show thanks. Well this week is no different. We are applauding our Colleagues and their dedication to serving our ...

What’s Happening at AFA I No Limits: Corporate Challenge

The OU Medicine Corporate Challenge is this weekend, and I can’t wait to compete for American Fidelity’s team! Corporate Challenge brings companies together from all over Oklahoma City for a little friendly competition and the proceeds go to the UCO ...

Bagging Hunger, Feeding Hope

Did you know that Oklahoma ranks among the top five states in the nation in the number of people who are hungry? More than 675,000 Oklahomans wake up every day not knowing where their next meal will come from. I ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Celebrating AFA Superheroes

Did you know today is National Superhero Day? At American Fidelity our Colleagues are dedicated to our Customers, and we like to thank these superheroes throughout the year. What better day to celebrate super Customer service than today! Colleagues dressed up ...

Supporting the Run to Remember

  Dozens of American Fidelity Colleagues will run in the Oklahoma City National Memorial Marathon or support the participants at a water stop along the course. Supporting the Run to Remember Last Saturday, the Oklahoma City community remembered the tragedy 19 years ago ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Toastmasters Speech Contest

One of the things I like most about working at American Fidelity is all of the available training and opportunities to grow. AFA has its own Toastmasters club, the Classen Communicators. Toastmasters gives members a supportive environment to develop their public ...

Rewarding Hard Work

Today American Fidelity is thanking and rewarding our Colleagues for all of the hard work and dedication they provided to our Customers in 2013. The AFA team worked together throughout the year to provide outstanding Customer service, and we want to ...

Great Place to Work Wednesday

One reason I love working at American Fidelity is that the Company shows appreciation for our Colleagues for all they do for our Customers. For example, we host a Colleague Appreciation Week, provide team awards, recognize a Colleague for outstanding ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Celebrating Colleague Dedication

American Fidelity is thankful for the hard work and dedication that our Colleagues have for our Customers. Without their commitment to the Company and Customers, we would not be the successful Company we are today. To show our appreciation, just ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Gadget Fair

At American Fidelity, being Always Future Oriented is one of our core values. This is just one of our five core values, but I want to talk about it today because of the great event we are having today to ...

53 Years and Going Strong

This week we celebrated American Fidelity’s 53rd birthday. Our birthday was on Dec. 1, and we celebrated with Colleagues on Tuesday with a bedlam bash. We got to wear our bedlam gear, or any attire to support our favorite teams and ...

Sharing the Holiday Spirit I Donating Blood – or Food

Throughout the year American Fidelity partners with the Oklahoma Blood Institute to hold blood drives right here at our office so our Colleagues can conveniently donate to the local blood supply. Each year we also hold food drives where our ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Books Are Fun

This week American Fidelity Colleagues have the opportunity to purchase a variety of books right here at work. The Books Are Fun book fair will be here for our Colleagues to choose from more than 250 titles at great prices. Books ...

Happy Halloween I AFA Activities

The day of treats, costumes and spooky happenings has arrived and we are ready to celebrate. Here at American Fidelity we work hard every day, and the Company recognizes that by rewarding us with many small events throughout the year ...

What’s Happening at AFA I Family Event

One of the great things about working at American Fidelity is all of the events we have for Colleagues to show how much the Company appreciates our hard work and dedication to our Customers. This year we voted on what ...

What’s Happening at AFA? | Customer Service Week

We would not still be in business after 50 years without our Customers and the Colleagues dedicated to serving them each day. To thank our Colleagues for their efforts, each year we celebrate Customer Service Week during October. This week ...

What’s Happening at AFA I You Pick ‘em

If you’ve been following our blog, then you’ve probably read about our You Pick ‘em styled events this year. These events are a great way to show our Colleagues how much we appreciate their hard work and dedication to our ...

Truckin’ for Food

Some great food and Thunder gear rolled in to the AFA parking lot today for a fun lunch event! We work hard every day, so it’s great to feel appreciated, be thanked for what we do for our Customers and ...