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

Dining for Shake-A-Leg, tastings and tea

Dining for Shake-A-Leg, tastings and tea

Shake-A-Leg Miami, whose sailing programs are such an incredible community resource, benefitted from Coral Gables Rotary’s final Wine and Dine for Charity event was held June 4th, at the Westin Colonnade. Chefs Thomas Russo and Brian Harding provided a beautiful fourcourse dinner with wine pairings preceded by a champagne reception ...

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Miami Christian School Students, Alumni Shine!

Miami Christian School Students, Alumni Shine!

The 23rd Annual ISSF Star Luncheon in which top students from 70 accredited private schools are recognized by the Independent Schools of South Florida drew a crowd of more than 800 individuals, including three MCS students. Nina Beam (Grade 5), Justin Marono (Grade 8) and Andre Bergouignan (Grade 12) were ...

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