Gloria Burns

A graduate of the University of Florida with a major in Spanish, Burns has an extensive background in advertising, marketing and reciprocal trade, travel as well as non profit consulting and management. Burns' volunteer activities led her to become a columnist writing Gloria’s Gab, a column that focuses on the non-profit activity. Burns was Executive Director of the Jr. Orange Bowl Committee for 6 years and then served as the first Executive Director of Coral Gables Community Foundation for 14 years after which she helped the emerging Community Foundation of Pinecrest. Active in many non profits, she received the 2011 Florida Federation of Women’s Club Volunteer of the Year for the District 11 and the Rotarian of the Year Award. Among her list of current responsibilities, Burns co-chairs two annual student recognition breakfasts for the Coral Gables Friends of Education, co chairs the Doral Business Council Forum and is a DBC Ambassador, is Parliamentarian and serves on the board of the GFWC Coral Gables Woman’s Club and is on the board of the Rotary Club of Coral Gables and sings in the choir of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. She can be reached at gloria@communitynewspapers.com

South Florida Rotary events abound in February

South Florida Rotary events abound in February

South Florida Rotarians will be busy in February with a golf tournament as well as two signature events and a district picnic on the sam e weekend. Mia mi D adeland- Pinecrest and Coral Gables Rotary kick-off February with the Rotary Golf Classic for Scholarships on Friday, February 5, at …

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Groups focus on food, festivals for winter fun

Groups focus on food, festivals for winter fun

Kicking off fun in February, Coral Gables Community Foundation’s Tour of Kitchens returns on Saturday, Feb. 6, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., offering participants an opportunity to see the inside of the city’s most beautiful kitchens. Proceeds from this event will benefit the Coral Gables Community Foundation and, appropriately, the …

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MCS celebrates Christmas Spirit

MCS celebrates Christmas Spirit

Miami Christian School instills a giving spirit in its students, embodied throughout MCS by “Operation Christmas Child” with the school’s delivery of 93 boxes to bless children in many parts of the world. Students were asked to pray for those receiving gifts. Special congratulations go to the Sixth Grade class, …

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Santa brought big gift for CGWC Dental Clinic

The GFWC Coral Gables Woman’s Club closed 2015 with a party for the children who are served by the club’s free childrens’ dental clinic. These children who fall between the cracks in the health care system. come from South Miami as well as many other cities around Miami-Dade County. Food, …

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