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

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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Abe Ng: Local busines owner who thrive in philanthropy

Abe Ng: Local busines owner who thrive in philanthropy

As a business owner who thrives in philanthropic endeavors, Abe Ng (pronounce “ing”) is unique. As founder and CEO of Sushi Maki, South Florida’s awardwinning leader in innovative Japanese cuisine, Ng handles the strategic development and management of the 16 locations owned and operated under the Sushi Maki, Pao Town ...

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CRAVE provides ongoing support to local charities

CRAVE provides ongoing support to local charities

CRAVE at the Village of Merrick Park continues to provide local charities with ongoing support with its CRAVE Cares program and other numerous outreach efforts. The Rotary Club of Coral Gables is partnering with CRAVE to orchestrate its next Wine and Dine for Charity event on Tuesday, Apr. 23, 6:30 ...

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Women’s Fund Power of the Purse Events

Women’s Fund Power of the Purse Events

Ladies, mark your calendar for the Annual Women’s Fund of Miami-Dade Power of the Purse Luncheon to be held Friday, April 19, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., at Jungle Island, Treetop Ballroom, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Miami. Emcee for this year’s affair will be Shannon Hori, the Emmy Award-winning anchor ...

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MCS Students Shine in Scholastic Competitions

MCS Students Shine in Scholastic CompetitionsMCS Students Shine in Scholastic Competitions

Miami Christian Scholar students Alina Andrews, Joey Campos, and Andrea Sinclair competed in the MCS History Day competition, under the direction of Scholars and AP Instructor, Mr. Wayne Williams, each winning first place in their respective categories. Alina and Andrea then competed in the All-County History Day competition in which ...

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