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43nd Annual Harry Derrickson Memorial Golf Tournament
October 12 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Harry Derrickson was a local business man who was very active in the Rehoboth, Lewes and Milton communities. He was a retired Air Force Lieutenant Colonel who served in World War II and the Korean War. Derrickson was a civil defense director in the late 1960s and served temporarily as Secretary of the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control under former Gov. Pierre S. du Pont IV.
Derrickson was in the Delaware House of Representatives from 1969 until 1976 and again in 1981 and 1982. While in the legislature, the Republican held the posts of both minority and majority leader of the House and was a member of the Joint Finance Committee.
Up until his death in August of 1990, he served as the Chairman of the Beebe Medical Center Board of Directors and President of the Rehoboth Beach Chamber of Commerce. Derrickson was an active member of the Rehoboth Beach Kiwanis Club and Epworth United Methodist Church, where he served on the administrative board and taught Sunday school.
Meals on Wheels Lewes – Rehoboth proudly recognizes his years of community service with our annual Harry Derrickson Memorial Golf Tournament.
We hope you are able to participate in this year’s tournament! The golf course at Rehoboth Beach Yacht and Country Club offers a great opportunity to challenge your skills and beautiful scenery overlooking the bay.
Entry fee includes lunch, gift bag, awards ceremony and beer and light fare, including on-course beverages. Lunch begins at 11 a.m. The dress code is strictly enforced, so please wear soft spikes only.
This year’s tournament is especially important to MOWLR. Due to the coronavirus, we were forced to postpone all of our other major fundraising events this year. A successful golf tournament is very important to us, so please, invite your friends!
Congratulations to our 2019 winners!