Unison Bank features Wilhelm’s 5K Color Run fundraiser

Unison Bank is featuring Wilhelm Chevrolet Buick GMC this September in its Artist of the Month program for the awareness they are raising for Huntington’s Disease.

Unison Bank is featuring Wilhelm Chevrolet Buick GMC for the awareness they are raising for Huntington’s Disease.
Wilhelm employees from left to right: Brett Stockert, Ron Schauer, Jr., and Stephanie Johnson stand next to their display in the Jamestown, N.D., Unison Bank lobby.

Each month, Unison Bank features local artists, photographers, quilters and creators, and their products or services. Since 2013, they have featured 97 artisans.

In 1960, Don Wilhelm, purchased Mickelson Motor Co. and began to operate the dealership a year later in Jamestown, N.D., as James River Motors with the Oldsmobile and Cadillac franchises. They expanded into the Jeep franchise. Wilhelm began his dealership with a dozen employees, a dream and plan. In 1986, Wilhelm attained a dealership in Bismarck, N.D., and his sons, Jeff and Rod, managed the Jamestown location while Wilhelm and his other son, Dan, managed the Bismarck location until Wilhelm’s retirement in 2007. Since then, the Wilhelm family has added the Chevrolet, Buick and GMC franchises – which gave it the full line of General Motors products.

“This year we are doing something a little different to raise awareness for Huntington’s Disease,” said Wilhelm’s Marketing & Advertising Coordinator, Stephanie Johnson. “Our annual 5K is not just a regular 5K, but a Color Run!”

As a family-owned business, the Wilhelm family began their annual Huntington’s Disease 5k Run/Walk and Car Show in remembrance of Dan Wilhelm who passed away in 2012 from Huntington’s Disease. Their 11th annual event will be held on September 24th in the Wilhelm Chevrolet Buick GMC lot. Proceeds will benefit the Huntington’s Disease Society of America.

“We’re honored to help bring light to this meaningful event,” said Unison Bank President & CEO, Kelly Rachel. “Stop by our lobby this month to view their display and purchase a raffle ticket or register for the color run.”

Call (701) 252-2950 or visit www.donwilhelm.com/huntingtons-5k-color-run to register for the 5K Color Run.

Learn more about the Unison Bank Artist of the Month program, please contact Unison Bank Marketing Manager, Ally Knudtson, at (701) 952-5701