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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

The Aqua Foundation Affair Set for ...

The  Aqua Foundation for Women will celebrate its 10 Year Anniversary and this year’s Scholarship and Grant Recipients at their Annual Aqua Affair, Read More »

Coral Gables Rotarians take ALS ice bucket challenge

Coral Gables Rotarians take ALS ice ...

Coral Gables Rotarians took the ALS ice bucket challenge from fellow Rotarian Jesus Guzman, president of Shell Lumber & Hardware on Aug. 28. Gathe Read More »

Diabetes Walk set on Sept. 27 at Marlins Park

Diabetes Walk set on Sept. 27 at ...

Preliminary teams recently signed up for the 2014 “Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes” during a kick-off gathering at Marlins Park. Preparing for the Read More »

Ex-Im Bank outlined at DBC Int’l Committee breakfast

Ex-Im Bank outlined at DBC Int’l ...

U.S. Chamber Executive Director Douglas Hale described the benefits of The Export Import Bank of the United States before more than 25 local business Read More »

New year begins at Miami Christian School

New year begins at Miami Christian ...

As summer comes to an end, Miami Christian School welcomes back students, enrolling even more new students than last year and catching up with recent Read More »

global brigades

Nov. 15 party at ‘The Collection’ ...

Nov. 15 party at ‘The Collection’ to benefit Water Brigades Three years ago, one of Denise Erwin’s guests at Seasons 52 asked that she donate he Read More »