Carnival Cruise Line President Christine Duffy is inviting Carnival company to support military families by auctioning off a particular pair of Carnival Jubilee boots – similar to the handcrafted pair she wore whereas welcoming the ship’s first company on board in Galveston, Tex., the place the ship is homeported.
The pink, white and blue customized boots have been handmade by Houston-based Parker Boot Company and have been designed by Carnival designer Petu Kummala. Quickly, the boots worn by Duffy can be on everlasting show on board the ship as residence of many nods to its Texas homeport.
The second pair of Carnival Jubilee boots can be commissioned by Carnival for the one who makes the very best pledge donation to Carnival charitable associate Operation Homefront, a nationwide non-profit group constructing robust, steady and safe navy households. The boots would sometimes value about $8,000, however one hundred pc of the donations will go to Operation Homefront and if the successful bid exceeds $10,000, Carnival will add a seven-day cruise in a balcony stateroom on Carnival Jubilee to the combination.
“These cowboy boots are an final piece of Carnival regalia, and such a enjoyable method to rejoice the arrival of our new Carnival Jubilee. Much more particular although is the chance for somebody to have the one different pair that can ever be made – and for a trigger we’re all captivated with right here at Carnival. We’re proud to sail extra veterans and navy households than another cruise line, and so proud that our company help our causes generously,” mentioned Duffy.
To pledge a bid for the boots, e mail [email protected] with the quantity pledged and your title, cellphone quantity and VIFP quantity (in case you have one helpful).
The public sale will run for 3 weeks, and Carnival will publish updates each day on a particular weblog, here. Carnival will announce the very best pledged donation to Operation Homefront, and the winner of the boots, at Carnival Jubilee’s official naming ceremony.
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