Lion Charles W McBride

Email [email protected]

Address 11 Van Nostrand Ct.

City  Little Neck

State: NY   Zip-code: 11362

Home  (718) 428 6578                  

Cell Phone: (917) 312 3043

Club Little Neck- Douglaston

District   MD20-K1

Length of Membership 23 years                                

Club:     Little Neck – Douglaston      


Personal Information

Spouse’s Name: Nancy J McBride

Number of Children 2 Boys Charles P. 35, James W. 30

Number of Grandchildren none

Occupations held  Moving Industry, Driver, packer, estimator ect. Car Wash installer. Work all over Europe & US Owner of Air Freight Company, Retired New York City Police Officer, Eagle Transportation. Driver and Security, Jamica Mason, Driver


Board Member of the following 501 3c Corporations:

Coney Island Community Council NYC Founding Member

Little Neck Douglaston LC Founding Member

Little Neck Douglaston Parade Association   Founding Member


Born 04/02/1954        St Albans, NY           

1955                            Move to Little Neck, NY

1960 – 68                     Attended St. Anastasia School

1968 – 70                    Attended Brooklyn Prep  Played Freshman and JV Football

1970 – 72                    Attended Bishop Reilly

1972 – 74                    Owner of JTC Air Freight Co.

1974 – 77                    Tractor Trailer Operator Over the Road

1977 – 1981                Hercules Car Wash installer. ( install car washes in Europe and USA)

1991 – present            Member of the Little Neck Douglaston Lions Club

1981 – 2001                New York City Decorated Police Officer, Ret.

1985 – 1991                Fuel Oil Delivery specialists

1992 – 1999                Masonry and cement delivery


May 1, 1991    Joined Little Neck Douglaston Lions Club

1991 – 1994    Created and Chair the Club’s the School Raffle Drive to combat the NYC School Budget                 Cuts. The raffles raised over $15,000 for the schools. The club pick up all the cost of running the raffle.

1992 – 1995    District 20-K1 supported the Smart Hands Program. Due to budget cuts the program was to close down. Spearheaded the effort to save the program and was successful. Work with the Board of Ed Smart Hands program as Fund Raiser and Counselor. The counseling was with young students that were At Risk of failing. 98% of the student who went through the program went onto union jobs or into the civil service fields. I know that I help keep these students on the right path to a productive lives.

1993                Little Neck Douglaston Art and Festival. As Vice President help run the event . Although not a success, a profit of $3,000 was made.

1994 – 1996    Vice President of the Little Neck Douglaston Lions Club

1995 – 2009    Co-Chair Annual Christmas Party at W.O.R.C. (Working Order of Retarted Children)

1996 – 2007   C0-Chair the Clubs Peace Poster Contest

1996 – 2013    Reinstated the Club’s Scholarship Program working as Chairman. This program supplied

scholarships to two schools for a total of 12 Scholarships.

1996 – 2001    Created and Chaired the Club’s Dinner Dance

(This has become the club’s biggest fund raiser)

1996 – 1998    President of the Little Neck Douglaston Lions Club

1996 – present Club Board Member

1998 – 2011    Chair the Annual Dinner Dance Jounral

2001 – 2005    Co-Chair The Club’s Annual Dinner Dance

2002 – 2005    Club Membership Chair

2006 – present Participated in the Annual Udalls Cove Cleanup

2006 – present Night Out Against Crime Work with the 111 Pct. Community Affairs Officer and started out donating Hot Dogs and Drinks to bring people in. The last 5 years over 2000 Hot Dogs were given away. Because of this other vendors started to participating.


2006 – 2012    President of the Little Neck Douglaston Lions Club, step in as President to avoid the club folding up and was able to get it on solid ground. While as President the club sponsored 10 Guide Dogs and expanded our present in the Little Neck Douglaston Community. Our annual Dinner Dance is now a Community event.

2006 – 2010    Chaired the Club” Annual Dinner Dance. Reestablish it to a real Community Event.

2007 – 2013    Chair the Peace Poster Committee. Proud to say that this club has been able to bring home the many first place prizes.

2008                Established the St. Anastasia Leo’s Club, a School Base Leo’s Club. Work with the Leo’s in establishing a yearly calendar that is still followed today. Each Year the club has raised over $1400 for Charity

2010 – 2011    Chaired the Annual Christmas Party at W.O.R.C.

2010 – 2013    Participated in the Douglaston Art Fair assisting the St Anastasia Leos

2011 – 2013    Leo Club Advisor

2012               Received the Melvin Jones Award from the Little Neck – Douglaston Lions Club


Zone, Region and District Involvement:


2008 – 2009   Zone Chair

2009                Organized and Chair the North Queens Lions Club Golf outing to benefit the Lions Eye Bank, Ridgewood-Glendale-Middle Village, Ravenswood, Long Island City-Astoria, Little Neck-Douglaston Lions Clubs

2009 – 2010    Region Chair

2009 – 2011    Family and Friends Day committee

2010                MD20 Conventionin Buffalo

2010 – 2013     Chair the North Queens Lions Club Golf outing benefiting Autism, Ridgewood-Glendale-Middle Village, Long Island City-Astoria, Little Neck-Douglaston Lions Clubs

2011 – 2013    Co-Chair Health Awareness Committee

2011 – 2013    Leo Club Advisor

2012                Attended the USA/Canada Leadership Forum in Tampa, Fl.

2012                Attended the MD20 Leadership Institute in Binghamton

2012                MD20 Convention in Syracuse

2012 – 2013    District Alert Chairperson

2011 – 2013    Co-Chair Health Awareness Committee

2012 – 2013    Co-Chair NYS& Bermuda – Youth Band Committee

2012 – 2013    MD 20 Sandy Task Force Committee

2012 – 2013    Global Leadership Team

2013                Guiding Lions Program

2014                LCI Toronto Convention

2014                Attended the USA /Canada Leadership Forum in P.R.




1990                        New York City police Foundation               Award of Excellence for

Professionalism and Dedication

1990                        Boy Scouts of America Outstanding Service

1991                        Boy Scouts of America Outstanding Service to Pack 101

1991                        Boy Scouts of America Certificate of Appreciation

1992                        School of Cooperative Technical Education   Plaque and Letter

1997                        Man of the Year  Little Neck Douglaston Memorial Day Parade

1997                        Porter’s Pal   P.S. 94 Exemplary Public Service to the  Little Neck/ Douglaston Community and New York City

2001                        Man of the Year Little Neck Douglaston Lions Club

2009                        Certificate of Recognition 111th Community Council

2010                        Certificate of Appreciation Dist. Governor Alvin Brereton

2011                        Lifetime Achievement  Little Neck Douglaston Lions Club

2012                        Melvin Jones Award Presented by the members of Little Neck Douglaston Lions Club

2012                        Leadership Achievement Certificate MD20 Lions Leadership Institute

2012                        Certificate of Appreciation Dist. Governor Gloria V Askew

2013                        Certificate of Accomplishment District Lion Alert Chair

2013                        NYS Assembly Citation Edward C Braunstein

2013                        John J Farrell Sr. Award Queens Flag Day Committee

2013                        District 20 – K1 Governors Medal District Governor Clarence Higgins

2013                        City Council Citation John J Farrell Sr Memorial Award

2013                        LCI Presidential Award           2nd Highest award in Lions for work with Hurricane Sandy

2014                        Certificate of Achievement                            Certified Guiding Lion






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