The 2009 AFTRA (American Federation of Television and Radio Artists) Media and Entertainment Excellence Awards Gala will take place on March 9 at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles.

The Young and the Restless’s Jeanne Cooper (Katherine Chancellor) is set to be presented with the AMEE Award in Entertainment for her contribution to American culture at the ceremony!

It’s the latest milestone for Jeanne, who has recently won a Daytime Emmy Award, celebrated her 80th birthday, took on the job of playing a double-role again on Y&R, and been honored for her charity work!

Soaps.com congratulates Jeanne on this well-deserved honor!