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Those that win today are like the Michael Jordan of employee giveaway contests. It’s our fourth and final day of the Employee Appreciation Week and we’ve got some real nice prizes to give away to some of the luckiest people in the City of Orem. It goes without saying that there is only one person […]

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As you have probably heard by now, Governor Herbert has moved Orem and Provo back into theΒ orange phaseΒ of COVID response which means we can’t get together in the park for our annual Employee Appreciation Party on Thursday. Here’s what we’re going to do instead: Digital Award Show –Β Join us on Zoom for the Orem HEROES […]

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Winning the Hawaii trip could be described as an out-of-body experience. We continue our series on what it’s like to win the Hawaii trip with our good friend and indexer of all things mysterious and unexplained, Art Nifong. Art won the trip in 2014. What’s it like when you hear your name called for the […]

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There’s nothing better than the smell of fresh winners in the morning. Another day in our week of employee appreciation means another list of 11 winners. Here are the lucky people for September 23, 2020: Jason Acree – $50 Texas Roadhouse Josh Backus – $50 Amazon Heather Burr – $50 cold hard cash Raj Kaur […]

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You stay classy, Orem employees. It’s Day 2 of the Employee Appreciation prize giveaway and we’ve got 11 new lucky winners. There was extreme discontent that we only gave the names of the winners yesterday and not what they won. So today we will be correcting this abominable behavior and listing winners and their respective […]

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Public Works Crew Leader and Cubs Superfan Jesse Robinson won the Hawaii trip in 2015. Winning the Hawaii trip is something you can’t even comprehend unless it has happened to you and that’s why we reached out to past winners to get their perspective on what some have called a “life-changing” trip. Here is what […]

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Win here. Win there. Employees are winning everywhere. The first day of Employee Appreciation prizes is in the books. Here are your winners from day 1: Steve Pearson Jayme Rigler Cameron Johnson David Haskell Talin Wayland Ryan Johnson John Olsen Rebecca Mallory Blake Fenn Aubrey VanLeeuwen David Manzo Just stop by the City Manager’s Office […]

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Public Works Technician and Good Vibes Guy Tim Lino was the lucky Hawaii trip winner in 2018. With the annual employee appreciation party this next week, there is one question on everyone’s mind: who is going to win the Hawaii trip? We wanted to know what it is truly like to win such a massive […]

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    If you’re looking for a blissful afternoon with your kids or grandkids, there is a hidden gem in southwest Orem where you can escape the cares and worries of 2020. Wilkerson Farm’s Fall Fair is a step back into a simpler time. There is plenty to keep the kids entertained and you can […]

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The year 2020 hasn’t left us a lot to laugh about when it comes to nature but here are a few pictures from the Guardian’s annual comedy photo contest that will help you feel better about Mother Nature.   Get Ready to Laugh 0

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