Nicole R Kasperbauer

Co-Founder at Hello Picnic OC

Graduation year: 2015

SJMC major: Magazine Journalism and Graphic Design


What your business does: Our business provides pop-up picnic rental packages for all hosting needs in Orange County, California. Tables can be set for date nights, anniversaries, proposals, bridal showers, bachelorette showers, baby showers, work events, birthdays, special occasions, holidays and much more. Our packages include everything from the tables, place settings, decor, pillows/cushions, charcuterie, water, fresh flowers customized sign, and set up/break down. We can customize picnics with our fun add-ons such as desserts, balloon garlands and life size games.

What inspired you to start your business: Our inspiration is people. We want to bring happiness and joy to people especially during these crazy times. Our business model is shaped on creating memorable gatherings that uplift and inspire everyone who sits down at the table. We’re thrilled and excited to set the table for you.

How are you using what you learned in the SJMC in your job? I utilize a variety of skills I learned in the SJMC. Everything from storytelling, social media, effective communication, brand building, networking and integrity. I am beyond grateful for everything Drake has taught me.


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