Theresa "Tessy" Prumatico

Home Club: Artesia-Cerritos Lions


80th District Governor for District 4L2

Lion Theresa "Tessy" Prumatico was born in Bellflower, California moving to Norwalk, California at the age of 3.  Lion Tessy graduated with honors from Santa Fe High School then on to Cerritos College.

Lion Tessy joined the Norwalk Lions Club in January of 1990 and transferred into her current club Artesia-Cerritos Lions Club in 2002.  Lion Tessy has held every office at the club level and mostly enjoyed being the tail twister since it was a great way to get acquainted with the members.  Lion Tessy has also been Bay Zone C Chairman 2001-2003, Bay Zone B Chairman 2009-2011 and 2013-2014, Bay Region Chair 2011-2012, Convention Committee 2006-2014,  on the Board of Directors  for Lions Sight and Hearing Foundation 2010-2011 and became 2nd Vice President in 2011-2012, MD4 Lions Leadership Institute graduate, and serves has her clubs Leo Advisor for the past 6 years.  Lion Tessy is very proud of their Cerritos High School Leos who have received club of the year several times from Cerritos High School.

Lion Tessy has received many awards for her volunteer work which include Melvin Jones recipient, International President Leadership Medal by Dr. Wing-Kun Tam in 2012, Women of the Year from Assemblyman Tony  Mendoza, Citizen of the year from City of Norwalk, MD4 Excellence Award, Volunteer of the year by Cerritos Chamber, Keystone Award from City of Norwalk twice, Harry J Asian Fellowship, Special Recognition by ABC Unified School District encompassing the cities of Artesia, Cerritos and Hawaiian Gardens, Proud Sponsor Award, plus many more.

Lion Tessy has dedicated her life in the cause of helping others starting at a very young age volunteering for events in the City of Norwalk.  Giving to others was instilled in Lion Tessy by her parents as she grew up, they volunteered in Scouts, PTA, Parks and Recreation, Norwalk Libraries, plus many other city events.

Lion Tessy enjoys meeting new Lions members and enjoys the friendship, dedication and camaraderie associated with being a Lion!  Lion Tessy is proud to be a Lion serving in District 4L2.



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