Awards Presented by the Rotary Foundation
In 2000 BuyaTimeshare.com was established as one of the first online resale venues for timeshare owners seeking buyers or renters for their vacation homes. Wesley Kogelman, the president and CEO of BuyaTimeshare.com, was named a Paul Harris Fellow in recognition of his contributions to the Rotary Foundation of Rotary International.
Uniting leaders from around the world, Rotary International works to encourage ethical service practices and community support. The organization is dedicated to extending these principles internationally and to recognizing the achievements of its members.
In addition to the Paul Harris Fellow designation, which recognizes individual contributions of $1,000, Rotary offers other awards that celebrate the people and groups working to improve their communities and local Rotary clubs.
The Citation for Meritorious Service is granted to a member who is actively involved in the Rotary Foundation through a committee or as part of a grant-funded project. The Distinguished Service Award, the Rotary Foundation’s highest recognition, is presented to members who have shown great service to the foundation. Nominees must exhibit longtime dedication by having previously received the Citation for Meritorious Service.