Marisa Thomas, Mrs. Global America US 2010 is named September’s Woman of the Month by Womenof.com, a national online magazine featuring well-known credentialed figures in their field.
Online PR News – 30-September-2009 – – September 29, 2009 -- United States of America (Press Release) --- Marisa Thomas, Mrs. Global America US 2010, has been named Woman of the Month by Womenof.com. Known for her advocacy in health and social awareness, the recognition comes only three months after being crowned with the national title.
Marisa, an adopted child, is a native of Bronx, New York. Her dynamic life journey of overcoming the odds against obesity, homelessness, depression and abuse has empowered countless individuals not to give up on their personal goals in the face of obstacles. After an eleven-year bout with obesity, Thomas, 33, lost 102 pounds the old-fashioned way through healthy eating and regular exercise during the past two and a half years.
In July, 2009, Marisa released her exclusive bio health story entitled, "From the Depths of Obesity to National Beauty Queen". Since then, she has been featured on the Channel 4 News Morning Show, TBN Praise the Lord, Positve Living Network Blog Talk Radio, Baptist Health Care Connection, PageantCenter.com, Turn for the Judges.com, Facebook, Twitter and BlogSpot. Thanks to Tara Becker, editor of Womenof.com, Thomas' motivating story can now be read online by logging on to the Womenof.com website.
Currently residing in Jacksonville, FL, Marisa is honored for the many recent opportunities that have come about as she is a Community Ambassador for Big Brothers Big Sisters of NEFL as well as For the Fight Against Cancer campaign. In addition, Thomas is the spokesmodel for The National Healthy Life Walk 2010 Event – a national health walk event initiated to help inspire Americans to attain a healthier lifestyle by educating themselves on dietary intake, physical exercise and overall well-being.