Rugby League Icon Rewarded for Charity Work - Kia Ambassador Mark Geyer named as OAM


PHOTO (select to view enlarged photo)

SYDNEY – Feb 6, 2013: Rugby League hard man and Kia Ambassador Mark Geyer has been made a Medal of the Order of Australia recipient for the charity work he has quietly championed for the past 12 years.

“Overwhelmed, that’s the only way I can describe it,” Geyer said after being presented with his medal on Australia Day. “It is humbling to think that someone like me has been included with the truly worthy people who have shared this award over the years.

“If you had told me 10 years ago that something like this could happen I’d have probably told you to get off the sauce.”

Over the past decade Geyer has worked quietly but tirelessly for a range of charities close to his heart, raising almost $3.5 million in the process.

“I have to be honest and say that it is nice to be recognised, even though that is not why you do the things you do,” Geyer said.

“The fact that people do notice and appreciate the work just makes you want to do even more to help.”

Geyer grew up at the foot of the Blue Mountains in Penrith, was a member of the Penrith grand final winning team of 1992 and represented NSW and Australia in a career that saw him never take a backwards step.

As one of Kia’s longest-serving Ambassadors, Geyer’s determination and sense of community reflect key tenets of the Kia brand. Kia Motors Australia congratulates him on such worthy recognition.

-->

Home | Buyers Guides By Make | New Car Buyers Guide | Used Car Super Search | Total New Car Costs | Car Reviews Truck Reviews
Automotive News | TACH-TV | Media Library | Discount Auto Parts

Copyright © 1996-2014 The Auto Channel. Contact Information, Credits, and Terms of Use. These following titles and media identification are Trademarks owned by The Auto Channel, LLC and have been in continuous use since 1987 : The Auto Channel, Auto Channel and TACH all have been in continuous use world wide since 1987, in Print, TV, Radio, Home Video, Newsletters, On-line, and other interactive media; all rights are reserved and infringement will be acted upon with force.

Privacy Statement | Size Does Matter | Media Kit | XML SITE MAP | Affiliates

Send your questions, comments, and suggestions to Editor-in-Chief@theautochannel.com.

Submit Company releases or Product News stories to submit@theautochannel.com.
Place copy in body of email, NO attachments please.

To report errors and other problems with this page, please use this form.

Link to this page: http://www.theautochannel.com/