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

Hank Langston earns proclamation from county

Hank Langston earns proclamation from county

Miami-Dade County Commissioner Lynda Bell took advantage of an assembly of more than 400 teachers and staff on August 8, to surprise Gulliver’s Dean of Faculty and Director of University Community and Corporate Affairs, Hank Langston, with beautifully framed proclamation from the mayor and county commission. Langston was recognized for ...

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Local Attorney’s Pro Bono Program Helps Homeowners

As the epicenter of the housing market implosion and ground zero for foreclosures, Florida has an abundance of homeowners who are at a great disadvantage when foreclosure threatens. Miami courts are now fast tracking foreclosures for trial to clear the huge backlog of cases. Many homeowners wrongfully lose their homes ...

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Socials, Alumni Mark Miami Christian School Summer

Socials, Alumni Mark Miami Christian School Summer

Summertime bring vacations and social events for Miami Christian students and alumni alike. Beginning in June, students gathered for an overnight lock-in held in the school gymnasium from early evening to 8 a.m the next morning. During a mostly sleepless night, they played various sports and socialized. In early August, ...

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DBC Forum Becomes Family

DBC Forum Becomes Family

Those Doral Business Council businesses that choose to join the Forum networking group create relationships that extend beyond business. In fact, at a recent breakfast meeting, many members stayed late to shower Aly Ramos, of QueBelle, with a cake and basket of baby gifts for a new addition to her ...

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Summer Fun Galore for kids and parents alike

Summer Fun Galore for kids and parents alike

Laughter, food and drink were the order of the night at Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre on July 12, opening night for Rated P for Parenthood. This fun filled evening kicked off with a lovely dinner buffet provided by Catering by Lovables and the customary open bar courtesy of ...

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