Wednesday , 2 September 2015

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

GMF&E Conference Delivers

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It’s called the Greater Miami Festival & Events Annual Conference, a combination of informative programming combined with fun. Whenever you get festival and events planners together, you can count on a good time and the GMF&E confab at MACC was no exception. After morning workshops, the luncheon provided lots of ...

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DBC Signature Breakfast focused on international business

DBC Signature Breakfast focused on international business

Doral Business Council Signature Breakfast on June 9th, held at the Intercontinental Hotel, featured the Director General of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Miami, Philip Wang. DBC Chairman, Bruce Siddens, of Sam’s Club, welcomed Director General Wang who was the first diplomatic member to arrive at the regional ...

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MCS applauds senior class

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Miami Christian School r e c e n t l y graduated a class of 30 students who were accepted to 48 different colleges and universities. Amazingly enough, this group of 30 seniors was offered more than $4.7 million in scholarships over their four years at the university level. Among ...

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Gables Rotarians honor members and induct board

Gables Rotarians honor members and induct board

Outgoing Coral Gables Rotary president Carlos Bolado condcuted his final official meeting on June 25 at La Jolla in fine fashion recapping his year and announcing recipients for the President’s Award, Lorraine Sheldon, who chaired the Civic and Charity Committee and spearheaded a project that furnished the new apartments for ...

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Parties abound in community as summer fun begins

Parties abound in community as summer fun begins

Karaoke Night at Coral Gables Woman’s Club raised funds for the Ann Storck Center that is dedicated to enriching the lives of children and adults with developmental disabilities. Orchestrated by Eneida Rivera, this first time event is sure to be followed by more as it was a great success. Among ...

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