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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 gloria@communitynewspapers.com
Monaco Boys Choir

Monaco Boys Choir performing at Trinity ...

The 29th Annual South Florida Singles Lifestyle Expo at Magic City Casino on August 10th, not only attracted hundreds of exhibitors but many more from Read More »

Children’s Dental Clinic benefits from Carolina Ale House event

Children’s Dental Clinic benefits ...

The GFWC Coral Gables Woman’s Club held a mini-fundraiser, thanks to the generosity of Joe Marouf (a fellow-Rotarian of this writer) who hosted the Read More »

Bacardi hosts Miami Council for International Visitors

Bacardi hosts Miami Council for ...

The headquarters of Bacardi Americas recently hosted the Miami Council for International Visitors’ board, members and honored guests during the visi Read More »

Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation

Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation awards ...

The GFWC Coral Gables Woman’s Club has received a $35,000 grant from the Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation for the club’s May Van Sickle Dental Cli Read More »

Rotary and Kiwanis Clubs partners for beach clean up

Rotary and Kiwanis Clubs partners for ...

On July 12, 2014, South Miami Rotarians joined forces with the Biscayne Bay Kiwanis Club gathering at the Nature Center at Crandon Park on Key Biscayn Read More »