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Welcome to The Refuge at Dirickson Creek! More than a destination, a community should be welcoming and also inspire residents toward common goals. We encourage all residents to be involved in making The Refuge the best it can be to benefit us all. Our community’s website is intended to serve as a comprehensive resource for current and potential residents, and for the public. 
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February Refuge Men's Breakfast
Tuesday, February 7th, 9:00 a.m. at Countryside Cafe
The February men's breakfast will be held at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 7, at the Countryside Cafe, which is across Rt 54 from Mallard Lakes and in the same shopping center as Smitty McGee's.  If you are a male resident of the Refuge and care to attend, please RSVP by NLT Sunday, Feb. 5, to the attn of Gary Wagoner at:
February Refuge Ladies Luncheon
Friday, February 24th, 12:00 Noon at The Salted Rim (27 Atlantic Avenue, Ocean View, DE)
Please RSVP by emailing Suzanne Butterbaugh at by Feb. 19th with your menu and dessert choices. The cost is $20.00 per person. A starter for each table, a soft drink and the gratuity are also included. Click here for the menu. Should you have any questions or if you cannot open the attached menu, please call Suzanne at 443-257-2616. Looking forward to seeing everyone who has not gone south for the winter! 
Delaware Botanic Gardens Presentation
Saturday, February 25th at East Coast Nursery (3066 Cordrey Rd., Millsboro, DE)
The Delaware Botanic Gardens will conduct a 2 hour presentation on Deer-Resistant Native Perennials on February 25th from 10 a.m. to noon. Reservations are not necessary.

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For Updates and Information Regarding HOA Business, Visit the HOA Reports Pages.
Fourth Annual Refuge Polar Bear Long Drive and Chip Event, won by Wayne Saia and Wayne Gryder. Photo Courtesy of Chuck Eary.
Off-Season Restaurant Specials: We have been provided with 2 lists of restaurants in the area offering off-season specials (1/2 price, discounts, and other deals). We offer them to you for your dining pleasure. Note: There may be a little overlap. Click here for the first list and click here for the second... Enjoy!
DEER Message: Dear Homeowners, please see the HOA Reports page for an important message from HOA Board President Martin Rosenhaft, on behalf of the Board. Click Here.
First Quarter 2017 Invoices have been emailed (or mailed to those who do not receive them via email). If you have not yet received your January 1, 2017 invoice, please contact SeaScape at 302-645-2222.
Please click to see the brief community update.
Please see the attached document for information about being aware and prepared in case of evacuation due to weather or other emergency.
Household Battery Recycling: Please continue to utilize the collection bucket located in the foyer of the Clubhouse. Please see this document for more information.
Mobile Patrol Security: If you have an emergency please call 911. If you see someone acting suspiciously or who may be trespassing, please also report this to the Bayside Security Patrol Dispatcher at 302-384-6542 so that they will have a record of the incident. From their vehicles, Bayside Security Patrol Officers can monitor the Sussex County Emergency Operations Center. During normal business hours, please also report the incident to the HOA Property Manager, Jonathan Poole at SeaScape PM, 302-645-2222.