Arts & Education Links
Beginning April 1, 2006, the City began collecting a 1/10th of 1% local sales and use tax, one penny on every ten dollars spent in Orem, for the CARE Program. CARE funds are now available for qualifying facilities and organizations through a competitive granting process.
City of Orem Veterans Project
The Veterans’ Oral Histories Preservation Projects goal is to record as many histories and gravestone photos as it can. This is quite a task considering the 2000 census indicates there are 17,137 veterans in the Provo/Orem area.
Historical Sites Tour
The City of Orem was organized in 1919 and named after Walter C. Orem, President of the Salt Lake and Utah Railroad. Orem is now the commercial and technological center for Central Utah and is one of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the United States.
Nielsen's Grove Museum
Nielsen's Grove (Sandhill Road 2000 South) is a unique site that celebrates the life work of a Jorgen Nielsen, a Danish immigrant who sought to create an elaborate garden and recreation space for the local citizens.