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Kelly Hughes, 33, of Bon Air.
Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, 11:15 p.m.

Noteworthy: Pittsburgh City Council honored Hughes and Pgh Momtourage — the web-based group she founded — by declaring Feb. 11 Pgh Momtourage Day in the city.

Age: 33

Residence: Bon Air

Family: Husband, Andrew; children Graham, 5, and Eden, 3

Education: Bachelor's degree from Northland International University in Wisconsin

Community: Active in Three Rivers Grace Church, where Andrew works, and the Elliott Community Group

About Pgh Momtourage: Through Hughes' blog and social media sites, the group that she started more than four years ago brings together mothers and their children across the area through play dates. She has organized more than 200 events with a core group of about 20 moms and 30-40 children.

Quote: “We're starting to have kids hit school age, so we'll continue to grow our online community and see what the future holds.”

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