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

5K Park Fest offers fundraiser for all charities

5k park fest offers fundraiser for all chairites

Every school, youth sports team, and charity around is always looking for ways to raise funds. For those who have considered a walk or run, it becomes apparent there is a risk because of the high production costs. Having faced this issue herself as an events’ producer, Marly Quincoces (aka ...

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Miami Christian School well represented in Doral

Miami Christian School well represented in Doral

Miami Christian School’s Associate Head, Teri Logan. emceed the Doral Business Council’s Sept. 10 luncheon at the Miami Airport Convention Center, moderating a panel that included Michael Pappas (Keyes Realty), Carlos Gazitua (Sergio’s Restaurant) and George Capo (El Dorado Furniture). The panel addressed the topic of multigenerational family businesses and, ...

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Festivals, Charities Gear Up for Fall

Festivals, Charities Gear Up for Fall

In an effort to bring together organizations making a positive impact on our community, Channel Four’s Neighbors-4- Neighbors held a luncheon at Marlins Park, gathering local non-profits with funders for a great interactive discussion and network opportunity. Channel 4’s Lynne Cameron has orchestrated this event for both Miami-Dade and Broward ...

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