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

Shell Lumber & Hardware Under New Ownership

Shell Lumber & Hardware is under new ownership after 32 years. While the previous owner, Paul Naron, has retired, he will maintain a minor interest in the company and serve as a consultant. The new owner is local to Miami and has other businesses in the area. President and Chief ...

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Fall Festival, Sports, Academics Take Center Stage

Fall Festival, Sports, Academics Take Center Stage

Fall sports brought acclaim in many areas this year. Miami Christian School Junior Alex Yaniz competed as a member of the Miami Christian School Varsity Bowling Team in Orlando for the State Finals and won a medal for Fourth Place in the State Individual Bowling Category. The Boys’ Bowling Team ...

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Doral Family Fun Day a Hit at Atlantic Doral

Doral Family Fun Day a Hit at Atlantic Doral

One of Doral’s newest rental properties, The Atlantic Doral, hosted its first Family Fun Day Nov. 9, partnering with The Atlantic Doral, New York Life Insurance to provide complimentary identification cards to parents or guardians complete with all emergency contact information, details of their child, photograph, and fingerprints. The crowd ...

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Charitable giving shows spirit of season

Charitable giving shows spirit of season

Holidays bring out the best in our community as we see people dig dip to help those less fortunate. All over town boxes of food and clothing are being collected in time to make the holidays a better one for others. The GFWC Coral Gables Woman’s Club’s, many members of ...

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Wayne Eldred part of fabric of Coral Gables

Wayne Eldred part of fabric of Coral Gables

Wayne Eldred has become part of the fabric of Coral Gables, always willing to give back to a community that appreciates his contribution of time and talent. He has been both a partner and co-founder of such iconic happenings as Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce’s Burgerlicious, an event that recently ...

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