Women & Wine on Wednesdays was created by Linda Brewster Meffert in early 2005 in New Orleans, Louisiana, as a way for women to improve lifestyle balance by re-connecting with friends, making new acquaintances, and being open to develop new ideas and relationships.

Christy Hackenberg and Gaby Tillero created the branding for the concept, after mutual friend, Sandra Lombana introduced them to Linda Meffert. The four women founded the New Orleans location in 2005.

Over the years, many women in many cities have come to enjoy this same opportunity made available by the expansion of Women & Wine on Wednesdays into cities around the country.

Please click here if you’d like more information about how to start a Women & Wine on Wednesday in your town.

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About Women & Wine on Wednesdays - Baton Rouge


With great pleasure, we introduce the three founders of the Baton Rouge Women & Wine on Wednesday Group: 



 Tina Bernard    Evelyn Flynn      Ellen Martinez       


Evelyn Flynn is a native of Shreveport, La.  She attended Captain Shreve High School and then onto  Northwestern State University.  She moved to Baton Rouge and began her selling career in the retail industry. In 1984 her career in sales moved her into the promotional industry.  After 7 years of working in the promotional industry for another company, she challenged herself and decided to pursue her dream of becoming an entrepreneur. Her passion for the promotional industry evolved into Adworks Promotions, Inc. in 1991.  Please visit our website to learn more about how we can help you promote your organization – we service all your promotional products needs – from apparel to glassware to pens and more.  Evelyn’s favorite hobbies are hunting, fishing and playing tennis. I really enjoy every third Wednesday of the month at Women & Wine on Wednesdays, meeting the new ladies and socializing with all women that come out to the events.

Ellen Martinez is a native of Baton Rouge, LA.  She attended St Joseph Academy High School and then onto Nicholls State University.  Ellen has worked in customer service for over 30 years and is now working in the life insurance business for a Financial Advisor with Northwestern Mutual. We are able to serve clients by helping protect their families and businesses to reach their financial goals utilizing insurance, investments and employee benefits.  Meeting and connecting people in the Baton Rouge area is something Ellen enjoys along with playing tennis at the various BREC locations around the city.  Ellen and her husband Greg Martinez live in Baton Rouge with 2 daughters and enjoy spending time with family, friends, dog or playing tennis.  I have meet and made lots of friends through Wine and Women and even a job!  Look forward to meeting new ladies every month. 

Tina Bernard is on a mission to help her clients embrace their unique value' TODAY!  Not 10 pounds ago or 10 years ago, but today!  After over 20 years of working as a makeup and hair artist in the fashion, beauty and entertainment industries this Baton Rouge native and LSU grad moved back to her hometown from Los Angeles 4 1/2 years ago and began a new journey.  She opened Tina B Photoes, and continues to pursue her passion for telling stories through photographs while encouraging others to walk boldly in their greatness!  Whether working with a professional client for stylized branding images, or a busy mom who wants to treat herself to a magazine style portrait session, Tina uses her unique set of skills and experiences to tell a visual story for her clients. 


"We are looking forward to seeing you at the next event! And now follow us on Facebook, www.facebook.com/reqs.php#!/groups/womenandwineonwednesday


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