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

July 4 celebrations, summer camp activities abound

July 4 celebrations, summer camp activities abound

Coral Gables Rotarians celebrated Independence Day with their annual picnic at Matheson Hammock. A game of Ultimate Freesbie at the event helped burn off some of the major calories consumed with a lunch from Shorty’s BBQ. Among the many enjoying the day were club president Carlos Bolado and wife, Terry; ...

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Recital, reception and Rotary begin June events

rotary wine dinner

As dance studios conclude their year, for one studio, Dance Unlimited, it was show time at Ransom Everglades in Coconut Grove. Almost 500 dance students participated in this year’s show during the weekend of June 8. Studio owner Jossie Stern, along with her talented creative staff, orchestrated four shows that were ...

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