Sunday January 15th: “Good News” Spotlight

January 15, 2017

News that CNN highlighted Bermuda among its “17 best places to visit in 2017,” the New York Red Bulls selected Bermudian footballer Zeiko Lewis in the 2017 MLS SuperDraft, Bermudian Damon Degraff is starring in a Cadillac commercial, and Pembroke East Legacy group honoured the founder of H&H Gombeys Lawrence “Stickers” Hendrickson, were all some of the positive news stories from the past week.

Other good news stories included Shaun Goater praising Bermudian footballers Reggie Lambe, Jonte Smith, and Nahki Wells; Kim Swan offering free golf clinics for hospitality workers; Argus Group donating $15,000 to The Family Centre; four Bermuda athletes qualifying for the 2017 Carifta Games and Two & Quarter Photography Ltd wing a 2017 WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Award.

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In additional good news, Bermudian singer Twanée released a new music video for her song “Like Me,” the Green family is funding a new scholarship for students applying to Saltus Grammar School, a USA Today story highlighted Bermudian cuisine, Bermuda swimmers won medals in Canada, and the First Church of God launched an initiative aiming to provide low cost food

We also posted various community photo galleries, including coverage of the Bermuda Marathon Weekend, the Duckett Memorial Rugby Game, the Goslings to Fairmont Southampton Race, the BNA Merle Parfitt Impact Tournament, and the Bermuda Heroes Weekend Band launch.

In an effort to highlight some of positive news happening in our community, we supplement our standard morning and evening email newsletters with a special Sunday “Good News” email newsletter edition, which strictly focuses on the positive news from the past week.

You can sign up to have the free newsletter delivered via email here, and/or access the links below. In addition, for those who like positive news, please feel free to visit our sister site ForeverBermuda.com, which seeks to showcase the best of Bermuda as well as provide information and listings for visitor related services.

Links to some of the ‘good news’ from the past week are below:

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  1. Hubert Watlingon says:

    Fantastic Bernews just super to start the week with good news, keep up the good news and work. I am so tired of all the bad news from last year.
    This is great.