Beauty Call Podcast

Vera Morris Miss NC USA 1998 advocates Breast Cancer Awareness and how to Treasure your Chest

June 28, 2022 Vera Morris Season 3 Episode 67
Beauty Call Podcast
Vera Morris Miss NC USA 1998 advocates Breast Cancer Awareness and how to Treasure your Chest
Show Notes

About Vera:

Vera Morris is currently residing in Cary, North Carolina. She is a Consultant at Yardi Systems, Inc., Raleigh, North Carolina and a Professional Model with Marilyn’s Agency, Greensboro, NC and recently signed with MMG, New York City.  

Vera received her Associates of Arts degree from Peace College in Raleigh, North Carolina, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech Communication, from the University of Georgia.

After losing a family member, and other friends to breast cancer, in 2015, Vera became an Ambassador for Susan G. Komen, in which she would raise awareness about breast cancer, and speak at events. She was an Honorary Chairperson for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, Charlotte NC, where she was marketing events for Breast Cancer Awareness Month and attending fundraiser events. She also is an Ambassador for Pretty In Pink Foundation, Raleigh, NC, and a Certified Community Ambassador for National Breast Cancer Foundation. She was recently appointed as a member of the Tigerlily Foundation Clinical Trial Advisory Committee. Vera is the Founder of Treasure Your Chest Inc. which was created to provide funding to help educate both women and men about the importance of breast health, as to help uninsured women get a mammogram. She also started the “Treasure Your Chest” blog in 2021, that features stories from women and men impacted by breast cancer. Vera is a former Miss North Carolina USA 1998 and was awarded Miss Congeniality at the televised Miss USA 1998 pageant. Vera was United States of America’s Ms. North Carolina 2021-2022 and was awarded 2nd runner-up in the recent United States of America’s Ms. 2022 pageant in Las Vegas. Vera was recently appointed Ms. NC United World 2022, and will compete in Round Rock, TX in September 2022 for the prestigious title of Ms. United World 2023.

How to reach Vera:

www.veramorris.com

IG: @treasureyourchest
        @veralashay

FB: Vera Morris

 

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