Clarence Thomas Limited (CTL) Home Center recently received two prestigious awards for the year 2016. MWM Business Network presented the 2016 MWM Entrepreneur of the Year Award to CTL Home Center in recognition of outstanding achievement in the category of products services to CTL’s Managing Director Michael Thomas at the MWM’s Bizpitch Final on Saturday, January 21, 2017 held at Treasure Isle Hotel in Road Town, Tortola. The award seeks to provide inspiration to budding entrepreneurs in the BVI who are on the journey of building their company to achieve success locally and internationally. Managing Director of MWM Business Network, Mr. Meade Malone said: “we acknowledge CTL as an emerging BVI Business Icon and recognized that CTL is well positioned to provide inspiration to all entrepreneurs in the BVI.” Commending MWM Business Network on their valuable work with Virgin Islands entrepreneurs, Michael Thomas in his acceptance speech said “I’m really proud and excited for what’s taking place here tonight. It speaks volumes as to the future of this country; it says to me that the future of our home, my home that I believe in wholeheartedly, will be left in good hands as we continue to move forward.” The MWM Entrepreneur award was presented to two companies that started in the BVI and have achieved substantial success locally and internationally. Harneys was the other company selected. On November 19th, 2016, BVI Chamber of Commerce & Hotel Association (BVICCHA) named CTL Home Center the winner of the top award for commerce in 2016. CTL Home Center was selected Business of the Year (Commercial) by the BVICCHA’s 250 members. Commenting on 2017 plans for CTL Home Center, Michael Thomas said the public would be impressed with the direction the business is heading. Mr. Thomas said, “We look forward to the new challenges and the journey as we get ready to hire a new manager at CTL and open Belle’s Café at the Superstore in Fish Bay.”