Scooter’s Coffee Drive-Thru Opens Nov. 30

Fort Scott’s Scooter’s Coffee Drive-Thru opens this week.

A coffee franchise, Scooter’s Coffee Drive-Thru, is opening on  Nov. 30 at 5:30 a.m. according to Ashley Copple-Dunn, the Fort Scott Scooter’s manager.

Scooter’s is located at 2402 S. Main in front of the Hibbett’s Store.

Hours will be 5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. seven days a week.

“Our goal is to offer amazing service, with amazing people, amazingly fast,” said Shawn Bouwen, one of the owners.  “We want to provide people the highest quality experience each and every time they come to visit our store.”

In addition to coffees, teas, hot chocolate, smoothies, and blenders the shop offers breakfast burritos, cinnamon rolls, cookies, “a little bit of everything,” Demi Bouwen, another owner, said.

One can see the menu, prices, and nutritional values of the products on the Scooter’s Coffee app, she said.

The website is http://scooter’

They currently have 15 employees, she said, and are still taking applications.

The owners of the franchise areDemi along with her dad, Shawn Bouwen, and his wife, Tracy.

“We have been involved with Scooter’s Coffee since 2004,” Shawn said.  “The three of us currently own and operate seven locations and are growing.  My wife and I also have another group of partners that own and operate an additional 40+ Scooter’s Coffee locations in a four-state region.  Scooter’s Coffee has been around since 1998.  Don and Linda Eckles are the original Founders of the Company.”


“We really love the demographics here in Fort Scott,” Demi said. “We love to be in a small town where you can be involved with the customer.”

Owner Shawn Bouwens and manager Ashley Copple-Dunn stand in front of the new Scooter’s Coffee Drive-Thru, Nov. 2020.


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