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

The Aqua Foundation Affair Set for September 20th

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The  Aqua Foundation for Women will celebrate its 10 Year Anniversary and this year’s Scholarship and Grant Recipients at their Annual Aqua Affair, on the rooftop of the beautiful Gale South Beach hotel at 1690 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139, on September 20, 2014, from 7 – 10 p.m.   ...

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Diabetes Walk set on Sept. 27 at Marlins Park

Diabetes Walk set on Sept. 27 at Marlins Park

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 Sept. 27 event at Marlins Park, the enthusiastic crowd gathered was treated to hot dogs and drinks as well as good seats for the Dolphins-Cardinals game. ...

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

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

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 leaders, gathered at Sergio’s for a Doral Business Council breakfast. In his presentation, Hale explained the importance of an official import-export credit agency for many export ...

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New year begins at Miami Christian School

New year begins at Miami Christian School

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 graduates who share their summer activities. Over the summer, parents were invited to visit the campus and, in late August, most all attended the annual ...

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