Phase 1 Project Overview
6888 Kitchen at the Arcade (pronounced 6 triple 8) is a multi-phased project with business curriculum development during the first phase. This first phase will be the creation of OH Taste’s Sharpen the Axe (STA) Program, covering a wide range of topics related to running successful food business and will include the following objectives:
Phase 1 data collection and evaluation for program refinements
The "Six Triple Eight"
Paying respect to American heroes
The 6888th was the first and only all Black Female Women Army Corps (WAC) unit to be deployed overseas during WWII.
The unit was active from 1945 to 1946 and consisted of 855 women under the Command of Major Charity Adams (resident of Dayton OH), Captains Mary F. Kearney and Bernice G. Henderson.