About Family Violence Prevention Center Benefit Show Featuring Karen Mills
About Karen Mills: Karen Mills is a breath of fresh air. Her humor is smart, funny, and original. No one can help you "get your laugh on" better than she can. She's been compared to such greats as Bill Cosby, Ellen Degeneres, and Jerry Seinfeld. Her comedy is clean, clever and relatable - she finds the funny in everyday life. A native of Tennessee, this southern girl makes one thing clear, "I am NOT a southern belle, unless I need to be."Karen spent 15 years on the comedy circuit honing her skills. She's worked with Jon Stewart, was a contributing writer for The Rosie O' Donnell Show, and is currently on tour with the Southern Fried Chicks. Karen is also a favorite in the corporate world. Her client list includes American Express, AFLAC, Coca Cola, Toyota and many more. One thing her clients all agree on is that Karen Mills is "one funny girl." She has also performed at numerous women's conventions where she's always a huge hit! But don't think that's all she can do, her comedy is friendly and relatable to both genders - in other words, the men love her too. This natural performer has a keen sense of timing and wide range of topics giving her a broad audience appeal.Karen understands what it takes to excel. She stands at 5'2" and was an All-American basketball player for UT-Chattanooga. In 1981, she led the nation in assists and was the first female inducted into UTC's basketball hall of fame. She's got game! Karen brings that same dynamic energy to her comedy. Whether you are having a convention, an awards banquet, a weekend retreat, or any other corporate or private function, Karen will bring your crowd together through the joy of laughter.Sponsorship Information: Consider a sponsorship for this not-to-be-missed fundraising event! Sponsorship packages for groups of 4, 8, or 12 are available to better suit any budget. For more information on becoming a sponsor, contact Donna Sizemore at 937-376-8526 ext. 16. GET HELP If you are a victim of domestic violence or know someone that is, please contact your local police department, or the Family Violence Prevention Center of Greene County. Please do not close your eyes to the violence. If you believe that the abuse will stop without help, you’re wrong. Statistics show that over time the abuse gets worse. ABOUT FVPC Family Violence Prevention Center of Greene County has a comprehensive range of services to help protect victims and provide the support services necessary to rebuild their lives through our four prong approach of Prevention, Safe Housing, Intervention and Outreach. Broadly, those services include a 24-Hour Crisis Hotline, safe housing, children and youth services, community advocacy, counseling, education and training. The mission of the Family Violence Prevention Center of Greene County is: “We light the path to living violence free by responding, supporting, and providing safe housing to victims of family violence; by informing Greene County citizens of the impact of family violence; and by revealing ways to prevent and overcome its consequences.” Our Agency Core Values are: Respect, Integrity and Compassion and our Client-Centered Core Values are: Independence, Courage and Strength. Each day the staff at FVPC is dedicated to its vision of Violence Free Futures. FVPC is enhancing the quality of life within the surrounding area and with the generous contributions from individuals, businesses, corporations, foundations, government agencies, and local organizations have made it possible for the Center to earn the gratitude and respect of the citizens it serves. We humbly thank you for your contributions, and we encourage your continued support. If you would like to support FVPC with a monetary or in-kind donation please log on to www.violencefreefutures.org and click “DONATE NOW.” FVPC is a United Way Partner Agency, a contract agency with the Mental Health & Recovery Board of Greene County and is accredited by the Council on Accreditation.