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Scooter’s Coffee Spreads Smiles in South Dakota

National Coffee Franchise’s First Location in Brookings to Celebrate Grand Opening

January 23, 2017 // // Brookings, SD - Scooter’s Coffee, LLC, the Midwest-based drive-thru coffee franchise that is on track for another record-breaking year of growth, will increase its presence in South Dakota with the company’s first location in Brookings. The Grand Opening at 22nd and Eastbrook Drive (305 22nd Avenue South) is on Friday, January 27. To celebrate the opening, the new specialty coffee drive-thru will offer giveaways throughout the day.

“We’re extremely pleased with the brand presence we’ve established in Sioux Falls,” said Rob Streett, President and Chief Operating Officer of Scooter’s Coffee. “We’ve seen a rise in demand for Scooter’s Coffee across South Dakota, and Brookings is the perfect community to continue our expansion in the state.”

On January 27, Grand Opening Day, customers can expect to receive several fun giveaways; beginning at 9 a.m., the first 100 customers will receive a free coffee mug or t-shirt with any purchase. For the afternoon crowd, starting at 2 p.m., the first 50 customers will receive a $5 gift card with purchase.

In celebration of this new store opening, the location will also treat guests to Half Off Drinks from 4pm-close the week following the festive Grand Opening event on January 27. The Happy Hour event will take place January 30 – February 3 from 4pm to 7:30pm.

Loren and Julie Ortman will own this location. “The Brookings community has already shown great support and interest in the Scooter’s Coffee brand,” said Julie. “We look forward to opening and providing the quality and taste of Scooter’s products."

Scooter’s Coffee is quickly approaching 200 locations in 15 states. It opened 33 new locations in 2016 and plans similar expansion in 2017. The company is in the midst of a robust grand opening pipeline. It recently opened its first location in Phoenix, Arizona, added a second location to the Atlanta, Georgia, metro area and also opened its second of many locations in the state of Florida. Other expanding markets include Iowa, Kansas, Texas and Missouri.

Scooter’s Coffee, which is based in Omaha, Nebraska, handcrafts its pastries and roasts its own shade-grown coffee, sourced through the Arbor Day Foundation. In 2016, the company also added depth to its product profile, releasing a new line of Organic Hot and Iced Teas earlier this summer. In addition to its nearly-100% gluten-free beverage menu, Scooter's Coffee recently added gluten-free brownies to its extensive menu.

About Scooter’s Coffee

Founded in 1998 by Don and Linda Eckles in Bellevue, Nebraska, Scooter’s Coffee roasts only the finest coffee beans in the world at its headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska. Scooter's success over 18 years of history is simple: stay committed to the original business principles and company core values. The Scooter's mantra, often recited to franchisees, customers and employees is: "Amazing People, Amazing Drinks...Amazingly Fast!”™ It represents the company's business origins from 1998 and reflects a steady commitment to providing an unforgettable experience to loyal customers.

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