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City to fill sky with colorful umbrellas

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04/16/2018

Coming soon to an open plaza near you. The City of Coral Gables is partnering with the Coral Gables Community Foundation and Downtown Coral Gables for the temporary installation of colorful umbrellas that will add a touch of fun to the Giralda Plaza.

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Community Foundation welcomes new member of board of directors

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03/19/2018

The Coral Gables Community Foundation has announced a new board member. Vivian de las Cuevas-Diaz. A Coral Gables resident, Cuevas-Diaz is a partner at Holland & Knight and serves at the deputy section leader of the Real Estate Section. A Tulane Law grad, she was honored by being in the ...

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Contest-winning eighth-grade writers celebrated at Books & Books

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02/15/2018

The Coral Gables Community Foundation also supports the awards. The teachers were awarded through the South Florida Writers Association, and Books & Books gave gift cards for the winning students and teachers. Mitchell Kaplan of Books & Books received a commemorative appreciation plaque at ...

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Coral Gables Community Foundation Opens Hurricane Irma Recovery Fund

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09/15/2017

The Coral Gables Community Foundation has established the Hurricane Irma Recovery Fund to benefit fellow Floridians impacted across the state. Proceeds will benefit our fellow Floridians served by the Community Foundation of the Florida Keys, the Community Foundation of Collier County, the Community Foundation for Northeast Florida and the Tampa Bay Community Foundation.

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Coral Gables Community Foundation to host 8th annual Tour of Kitchens

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01/25/2017

Foundation Board member Venny Torre will serve as chair of the Tour for the second consecutive year. Venny is president and CEO of Torre Companies, a full-service real estate development, construction management and certified general contracting company known for its attention to quality, creativity and design details.

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Take a Tour of Kitchens

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01/04/2017

The Coral Gables Community Foundation will host its eighth annual Tour of Kitchens fundraiser starting 9 a.m. Feb. 4. Proceeds will go toward the Coral Gables Community Foundation and its Culinary Arts Fund, which provides support and scholarships for the Culinary Arts Program at Coral Gables Senior High School.

Foundation Board Member Venny Torre will serve as chair of the tour for the second consecutive year.

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Coral Gables Woman's Club unveils historic marker

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09/11/2016

The unveiling of a much-anticipated historic marker at the GFWC Coral Gables Woman’s Club attracted city officials, members from local General Federation of Women’s Clubs, Coral Gables Historic Preservation Association representatives and others. Guests were able to tour the club’s free children’s dental clinic that is attached to their clubhouse. Members proudly showed off the clinic and a beautiful new dental chair they were able to install thanks to an $8,000 grant made last year from the Coral Gables Community Foundation.

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Community Foundation's Mary Snow addresses Rotarians

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08/18/2016

Mary Snow, Coral Gables Community Foundation’s (CGCF) executive director, was the featured speaker for the Aug. 4 weekly meeting of the Rotary Club of Coral Gables (RCCG). The two non-profit organizations have many ties over the past 25 years of the foundation’s existence as several Rotarians have served as chair, including Hank Langston, Ron Shuffield, Yolanda Woodbridge, George Corrigan and, in the case of this writer, as the first executive director for 14 years. With that kind of overlap, it is no wonder that RCCG created an endowment fund with CGCF and have many programs for which they share support. 

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Coral Gables Community Foundation celebrates 25 years with A Passage to India gala

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08/10/2016

It’s not too early to start putting together that perfect ensemble to wear to the 25th anniversary Coral Gables Community Foundation gala themed “A Passage to India.”

All proceeds from the event will benefit the foundation, a nonprofit that develops programs and initiatives to enhance the quality of life for those who live, work, learn and play in “The City Beautiful.”

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