CHAUTAUQUA Chautauqua Christian Fellowship invites all to attend a presentation given by Bronze Star recipient, Damone Brown. The program which is co-sponsored by the Chautauqua Department of Religion will be held in Chautauqua Institution on Monday, July 9 from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Hall of Philosophy.
Brown's talk will be titled "A Life Marked By Humility Leads to Honor". Relying on Scripture, Brown will ultimately will look to Christ as the example.
A highly decorated war veteran, Brown enlisted in the Army two months after 9/11. He earned the U.S. Army Ranger Tab and Special Forces Green Beret, and went on to serve in one of the Army's most elite units. He deployed four times in support of Operation Enduring Freedom as a member of the Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force - Afghanistan. He also served a deployment to South America. During his last tour to Afghanistan, Brown was injured in an IED explosion.
A graduate of the University of Maryland, Brown was a Division I Varsity Letterman for their track team for two years. He also graduated from Liberty University in 2009 with a Masters of Arts Degree and a Masters of Divinity in 2011. Presently an assistant pastor of a local church in the Washington D.C. area, Brown has been involved in mission work in Haiti and works as a consultant for the U.S. Army.
If planning to attend Damone Brown's program, there is a fee to enter Chautauqua Institution and a parking fee. Once inside the Chautauqua grounds, there is no extra charge to attend the Chautauqua Christian Fellowship program.