- Cocktails for a Cause: Throughout the month of December, visitors to the hotel can enjoy limited-time specialty cocktails while supporting the health and wellbeing of U.S. veterans and active military around the world. Available on the rooftop at ONYX or downstairs in The Dining Room, 25% of proceeds of select specialty cocktails will be donated to Pin-Ups for Vets.
- Pin-Up Photo Session Giveaway: Hotel Shangri-La and Pin-Ups for Vets will carry out a social media give away and award one deserving female veteran or military wife with a free hotel stay and pin-up photoshoot, complete with hair, makeup and wardrobe. The social media giveaway is open for entries until 11:59pm on December 31 and the winner will be announced in January. To enter on Instagram, contestants must share why they (or the person they are nominating) are interested in the pin-up makeover using the hashtag #ShangriLaPinUps and tagging @hotelshangrila and @pinupsforvets.
- Veterans Discounts and Packages: From now through December 31, active duty and retired military staying at Hotel Shangri-La will receive a 20% discount as a ‘thank you’ for their service. In addition, any guest booking a stay during the month of December can mention the veterans’ promotion when calling the hotel’s reservations department directly at 310-430-7230 to receive a free 2019 Pin-Ups for Vets calendar.
About Hotel Shangri-La, Santa Monica
Carol graduated from Riverside White Cross School of Nursing in Columbus, Ohio and received her diploma as a registered nurse. She attended Bowling Green State University where she received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History and Literature. She attended the University of Toledo, College of Nursing, and received a Master’s of Nursing Science Degree as an Educator.
She has traveled extensively, is a photographer, and writes on medical issues. Carol has three children RJ, Katherine, and Stephen – one daughter-in-law; Katie – two granddaughters; Isabella Marianna and Zoe Olivia – and one grandson, Alexander Paul. She also shares her life with her husband Gordon Duff, many cats, and two rescues.