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

Projects Keep Us on the Go! Doral Events

Projects Keep Us on the Go!

Doral Rotarians recently worked with Interact Club on their Adopt A Road program, completing it in record time. While Doral Police made sure everyone was safe during their volunteer work, Chickfil- A insured that the group was well fed with a great breakfast. Doral Rotarians meet every Tuesday evening at ...

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MCS Victors Win State Title

MCS Victors Win State Title

The Miami Christian School basketball team took the sports spotlight in mid-February, winning the State 2A Championship for the third time in the school’s history with a 71-44 triumph over Agape Christian School of Orlando Feb. 25.The Victors advanced to the final in Lakeland with a 95-70 victory over Sarasota ...

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Chuck Little has passion for community service

Chuck Little has passion for community service

Chuck Little is a man whose passion for community service has made an enormous impact on the lives of countless young people and whose work with the Junior Orange Bowl Committee continues to make a difference. Born on a Naval Base in Memphis, TN, Little was raised in Illinois after ...

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Project for veterans completed by Gables Rotarians

Project for veterans completed by Gables Rotarians

On February 7th, Coral Gables Rotarians finished their veterans outreach project that included completely furnishing 5 apartments from kitchen needs to furniture and bedding. The last apartment was in Homestead where Rotarians, under the direction of Community Service Chair Lorraine Sheldon, of Quetzal Design, helped give another previously homeless veterans ...

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Fundraisers for children dominate upcoming calendar

Fundraisers for children dominate upcoming calendar

The Junior Orange Bowl Committee conducted its Jan. 20 business meeting at the new V Café, next to Vicky Bakery at Ponce and University. Owner Michael Belaustegui provided some great food and yummy desserts for the crowd and even sent many home with takeout. During the post meeting socializing, members ...

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Great season for Miami Christian School basketball

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Basketball season is certainly an exciting time for students at Miami Christian School, with the boys team, under Coach Andrew Moran ranked fifth in South Florida as of mid-January. Over the holidays, the team participated in the Junior Orange Bowl tournament, placing third among top teams both nationally and statewide. ...

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