community

Our Community Involvement

SDI Construction and its employees believe in giving back to the communities in which they live and work. They regularly contribute their time and resources to nonprofits throughout the region:

  • Local churches
  • Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity
  • Cape Fear Literacy Council
  • Phoenix Employment Ministry
  • Wilmington Chamber of Commerce
  • The Historic Wilmington Foundation
  • Cape Fear Community College Foundation 
Forrest's Playground

In memory of their father, Forrest D. Hedden, a Methodist Minister in the North Carolina conference, Forrest and Beth built and donated to Pine Valley United Methodist Church "Forrest's Playground." This serves the school program there during the week as well as on Sunday.

Public Art Shelter
Public Art Shelter

SDI Construction built and donated this public art shelter located in the 2200 Wrightsville Office Park in Wilmington, NC. The cow is one of the pieces created by the Chicago Public Art Fund.

Climbing Tower
Climbing Tower

At the Vineyard Church in Wilmington, NC, SDI Construction, in conjunction with High Places Adventure Group, built a 50 foot climbing and rappelling tower. The tower will serve as a recreation spot for the church and inner city ministries.

Cape Fear Literacy Council of Wilmington, NC
Cape Fear Literacy Council of Wilmington, NC

When the Cape Fear Literacy Council of Wilmington, NC discovered a leak in their roof, SDI Construction worked with the CFLC Board to replace the roof. In addition, SDI Construction reorganized the interior to provide much needed office and study space.

Harrelson Center

The Harrelson Center is a nonprofit center that supports and partners with other non-profits by offering collaborative services and below-market rental rates. As a converted county jail, the property also offers numerous design challenges. SDI Construction completed construction projects and made additional donations for the renovation of the offices for Communities in Schools, Phoenix Employment Ministry, and the Harrelson Center conference room.

Big Greek Wedding

Beth Pancoe's negotiating skills are phenomenal, as evidenced by her ability to convince Wilmington's business and political elite to cross-dress for a cause! The Big Greek Wedding, an ambitious theatrical production initiated, planned and directed by Beth and her husband, Walter, ran annually for four years to benefit Phoenix Employment Ministry. Phoenix Employmnent Ministry is a non-profit organization that works to find meaningful employment for homeless and near homeless people in our community.

Women Build
Women Build

Women Build is a project of the Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity in which a Habitat home is organized and built by women. Beth Pancoe of SDI Construction was instrumental in getting women general contractors like herself and women owned businesses involved to build three homes for local families in need.