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Time to spark some joy in 2021! As you can imagine, a city that’s been around for over 100 years has accumulated A LOT of records. While some of those records are a permanent part of Orem’s history… most of them are not. The Recorder’s Office has recently completed the Orem Retention Schedule, which allows […]

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The only thing more refreshing than a trip to the Hawaiian Islands is when we get thank you notes from citizens. Orem Public Works was at it again today. Jason & Kodi Peters reached out today with a little praise and appreciation for our esteemed colleagues in Public Works. Well done!   +1

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PEHP is offering weight management classes to help you Lighten Up! Register for 8 weeks of free online classes to teach you how to prepare and cook healthy meals while also learning more about nutrition. 2021 Schedule Jan 11 – March 5 May 17 – July 9 Sept 20 – Nov 12 Click on the […]

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Don’t fail your new years goals! Get tips from PEHP on how to set small and attainable goals that will help with your overall health. Click on the link below forΒ  the schedule and more information on how to register, track your activity and be entered to win a $10 Amazon gift card. Workout Warrior […]

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Join us for one last training on Google Chat. Our first training on January 6th was a lot of fun. We had such a good time we decided we want to do it again. Our last training will be Thursday, January 14th at 1pm via Google Meet. With Slack going the way of all the […]

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One of the New Year traditions we all love to hate is the practice of setting New Year’s resolutions. We asked employees to share some of their resolutions for 2021 and here’s what they said: not gain weight, clean out sewing room and fabric stash Save America Same as last year – don’t quit (made […]

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Ring in the New Year with some pro tips on Google Chat. With Slack going the way of all the Earth at the end of January, we wanted to give people a chance to really get to know Google Chat. While it is not as high powered as Slack, it is still a quality tool […]

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The plot thickens on the case of the missing mammoth marker. It has been a few weeks since we were first alerted to the missing mammoth marker. After sending out an all employee bulletin to gather any clues into the mysterious disappearance of the marker commemorating the discovery of Orem’s first resident Mero the Mammoth, […]

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This is a guest post from Orem’s resident Deal Scout Steven Downs. He is always trying to sniff out a good deal to share with employees.Β  Did you knowΒ that you can use the “government/military” rate when traveling for leisure? The amount of savings varies (and at times the government rate is not any cheaper than […]

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Everyone needs to find someone who loves them as much as Kathleen Speir loves Billy Joel. To borrow a phrase from the great American poet Walt Whitman, City of Orem employees contain multitudes. While they are obviously the city’s expert in their given professional field, each employee has a hidden area of expertise. This is […]

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