Marcia Kling will speak on the power of prayer at the Scenic City Women’s Network Marketplace Luncheon on Thursday, June 22. Networking will be from 11:30 a.m.-noon and lunch from noon- 1 p.m. at the Mountain City Club, 729 Chestnut St.
Mrs. Kling is a longtime local television personality employed over 50 years at WTVC-News Channel 9. Mrs. Kling, widely known as "Miss Marcia," joined WTVC in 1962 to host TV-9's "Romper Room School." The next year, she developed "Funtime," her own educational program for preschoolers. The show ran from 1963-1978.
In 1978, "Nifty Nine" was created as a program for children ages 6-12, and she produced and hosted it. Mrs. Kling, who has been the WTVC Channel 9 director of Community Affairs, in 1982 focused her work on the lives of people over 50 in her role as the Life Watch reporter. In recent years she has made regular appearances on "This N That," a weekday talk show.
The reservation deadline for the luncheon is Tuesday, June 20. Cost is $20. To make a reservation visit www.scwn.org or call 698-6262.