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 ends year with music & more!

Miami Christian School ends year with music & more!

Closing out 2014, Miami Christian School had a busy two months of activities, celebrating Thanksgiving and Christmas. Before the Thanksgiving Break on a beautiful day, students and parents enjoyed an on campus celebration that included a performance by the elementary school students, costumed appropriately for the nation’s first Thanksgiving, reciting ...

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Round of holiday parties wraps up 2014 calendar

Round of holiday parties wraps up 2014 calendar

Burger Bob’s, a favorite neighborhood dining place next to the Golf Shop on Granada Golf Course, was filled with the spirit of the season on Christmas Eve. Christmas Eve birthday girl Lynn Bauer and fiancé Dr. Hal Wanless arrived for Lynn’s party with two large boxes of giant stuffed animals ...

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Jad Lahoud very involved in church and community

Jad Lahoud very involved in church and community

Jad Lehoud, president/ CEO, L&H Partners, hales from Beirut, Lebanon. A self-made businessman with a long history of community service in South Florida, Jad and his partners, Nazih Hardan and Mary Kayal, started L&H Partners in 1991. The following year, Jad came to the United States and became involved in ...

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‘MindPlay’ tutors reading as Colleges Woo Seniors

mindplay-tutor

Miami Christian School students have a very specialized reading tutor: “MindPlay Virtual Reading Coach,” designed to teach core reading competency. The scope of the program includes phonemic awareness, vocabulary, phonics, comprehension, and grammar interpretation for meaning and fluency alike. Especially effective for students struggling to adapt to a new language, ...

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Consulate and Philanthropists Honored

Doral’s International Business Development Advisory Board, chaired by Juan Casimiro, held a lovely reception for the Consular Corps at City Hall on Nov. 20th. Mayor Luigi Boria was joined by Members of the City Council Ana Maria Rodriguez and Pete Cabrera to welcome the representatives of numerous South Florida Consulates. ...

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