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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. 
What's Happening
Book Club Meeting
Friday, October 31st, 10:00 AM at Club House
Bring a treat to share. Coffee will be provided. The selections are: The Secret Place, by Tana French and One Plus One, by Jojo Moyes.
Men's Breakfast & Golf
Tuesday, November 4th, 9:00 AM at Lighthouse Sound, 12723 St. Martin's Neck Road, Bishopville, MD
Buffet all you can eat breakfast at Lighthouse Sound, includes tax, tip $12-$13. AND for those who want to play golf about 10:30,18 holes, cart, range, $45…please respond Barry Mones as to whether you plan to eat and/or play golf
Lady's Lunch Group
Thursday, November 6th, Noon at A Touch of Italy, 6600 Coastal Highway, Ocean City (outside The Holiday Inn)
Please choose one from the following: Chicken Parmesan with side of pasta, Chicken Caesar Salad, or Eggplant Parmesan with side of pasta. Lunch includes: An Italian Wedding Cookie, Drink,Tax, and Gratuity for $16.62. Please RSVP to Nancy Murawinski with your lunch choice by November 4th either by E-Mail, or call 703-801-3456
Refuge Owners Meeting with Bunting-Gray, LLC
Saturday, November 8th, 10 am to noon at Ocean City Elks Lodge #2645, 13708 Sinepuxent Avenue, Ocean City MD 21842
Site Plans may be viewed on by clicking the links under Neighborhood News. Please forward by e-mail to any questions that you may have so that they may be provided to Ron Gray prior to the meeting.
The Refuge Townhome Quarterly Council Meeting
Thursday, November 13th, 1:00PM at Clubhouse
The Refuge Townhome HOA will hold their quarterly council meeting on Thursday November 13th at 1:00PM in the clubhouse. All Townhome owners are invited to attend.
Mafia Murders Mystery
Thursday, November 13th, 5:00 PM at Lighthouse Sound, 12723 St. Martin's Neck Road, Bishopville, MD
$45 per person, includes 3-course, plated meal and a glass of wine. and Mafia Murders performance.   Click Here for more Info, or contact Debbie Flanagan at 302-436-2444
Bay Eagles Foundation, Chip in for Chad Fundraiser
Saturday, November 15th, 7 pm - 11 pm at The Cove Bar & Grille
Get ready to hit the jackpot as we enjoy a night of fun, food and gaming to benefit the Chad Dailey Family and the Bay Eagles Foundation! Buffet dinner, open bar, $50 in "funny money" chips for the gaming tables, chances to win dozens of prizes in our Lucky Draw Raffle! Cost $125 per person. For more information Click Here or visit:
Holiday Cocktail Party at Catch 54
Thursday, December 4th, 7:00 P.M. at 38931 Madison Ave. Fenwick Island
Refuge Holiday Cocktail Party at Catch 54. The top floor will be reserved for the Refuge holiday party. If there are more than 150 of us, they will close the entire restaurant. There will be an appetizer station and passed appetizers. Beverages will include coffee, tea and soda. A cash bar with Happy Hour will be offered throughout the evening. The Social Committee is hoping to have a Catch 54 gift certificate as a door prize. More information will be posted once additional details are confirmed. Click Here for more information.
Lady's Lunch Group
Wednesday, December 10th, Noon at Atlantic Hotel in Berlin
Mark Your Calendars! For further information or to respond please contact Susie at

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The Refuge Holiday Party at Catch 54, tickets at $25 per person are available. Contact Beth Rossiter.
Refuge Owners Meeting with Bunting-Gray, LLC: Saturday, November 8th, 10 am to noon at Ocean City Elks Lodge #2645, 13708 Avenue, Ocean City MD 21842. Due to the limited time constraint experienced at the recent Refuge at Dirickson Creek HOA Annual Meeting, a follow-up meeting will be held to discuss the plans to add additional townhome units at The Refuge at Dirickson Creek. The meeting room has been reserved for two hours in order for homeowners to raise questions and concerns about the proposed addition of new townhomes. Sussex County Planning and Zoning has provided Bunting-Gray, LLC a timeframe of 6 months from October 7, 2014 to acquire a 2/3 approval vote of all members of the Refuge at Dirickson Creek HOA. If that timeframe passes without the number of votes required in favor of the homes, the County will permit the land to revert to a Commercial Entity as originally planned. Site Plans may be viewed.  Page One showing the community with the original commercial property, Page Two showing a closer view of the commercial property, and Page Three showing the plan of the anticipated townhomes. Forward any questions that you may have so that they may be provided to Ron Gray prior to the meeting by e-mail to Check the web site the week after the meeting for answers to the questions raised at the meeting.
AED Training sign up. The Refuge will purchase an AED that will reside in the fitness center. The HOA will be providing training free of charge to those who would like to be trained. If you would like to be trained in how to administer AED and CPR please click on the contact us link on the left column and choose SeaScape Management. 
Tide Monitoring for Assawoman Canal: Findings at the Swan Cove pier show tides are 4hr. 55 min. behind the O.C. inlet, and 4 hr. 22 min. behind the I.R. inlet. to read the complete article, Click Here.
Mobile Patrol Security:  If you have an emergency please call 911 you can then call the Bayside Security Patrol Dispatcher at 302-827-2488. If you have a non-emergency please notify one of the members of the Security Committee. Please also report the incident to the HOA Property Manager, Jonathan Poole at SeaScape PM, 302-645-2222.