WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- The American Cancer Society honored Tanya Snyder, wife of Redskins owner Dan Snyder, with the Washington, D.C. Mother of the Year Award on Wednesday.
At The Ritz-Carlton, Snyder's 18-year-old daughter presented her mother with the award.
According to the American Cancer Society, "The Mother of the Year Award honors remarkable women who successfully balance business initiatives and philanthropic campaigns, all while considering their most important jobs to be mothers and wives. The award also recognizes the exemplary work, compassion and dedication honorees have toward the advancements in cancer treatment, detection and prevention."
Tanya Snyder is a breast cancer survivor who serves as the NFL's National Spokesperson for Breast Cancer Awareness in its "A Crucial Catch" initiative.