It’s a local Cambodian non-governmental, non-profit, non-political and non-religious organisation involved in several community-level programs.
These include health, education, vocational training, media, governance, agriculture and children’s rights.
The Vespa Club of Melbourne has to date donated more than $40,000 to the Cambodian charity.
Whether you’re a Vespa enthusiast or passionate scooterist, the Vespa Day Around the Bay can be as long or short as you make it, with a choice of eight departure points, scattered around the bay including Geelong, Yarraville, St Kilda, Chelsea, Mornington, Sorrento, Queenscliff or Portarlington.
Simply register at a meeting point and collect your badge.
Amid the classic Vespa models, also keep an eye out for special 75th editions of the latest Vespa Primavera 150 and GTS 300 models, distinguished by their historic ‘Giallo Zolfo’ livery, intuitive TFT display and iconic leather wheel bags.
Don’t forget to keep an eye out for speed cameras too.
6.45am Geelong The Edge Cafe. Refuel at Yarraville so you can make it home.
Main ride leaves from Dad and Dave’s Cafe (Bus station). Good breakfast and coffee, too.
1.00pm Sorrento Ferry
$20 cash for Vespa Club members/$30 cash others (usually $39). Have small notes ready to pay Julie as you pass through the gate.
Lunch is on the ferry. Bring something nutritious to eat, (or use the kiosk). We need you fed and alert for the rest of the ride.
Ride to Portarlington. Don’t miss the beauty of this ride. We’ll refuel there. ‘Buddy up’ and share the pumps to save time. We’ll ride to Geelong where we’ll say farewell to the Geelong riders.
3.30pm Leave Geelong, through Corio and Lara
North of Little River we’ll join the freeway for 15 minutes. Unavoidable if we are to get you home. Don’t worry, we’ll ride as one big convoy at a speed to suit all, and we’ll look after you all the way.