Omicron Ceti III (fan club)
|Name:||Omicron Ceti III (also spelled "Omicron Ceti 3" and "Omicron Ceti Three" and "O.C. 3")|
|Leadership:||Lyn Veryzer (until June 1969) then Renee Isenstadt|
|Country based in:||New York, US|
|Focus:||Star Trek: TOS, Dark Shadows, and science fiction|
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Omicron Ceti III was a very early Star Trek and SF fan club.
One of its members was Sherna Comerford, and this fan club is the birthplace of the first Star Trek: TOS skit, Spock Shock.
The club published a newsletter called Omicron Ceti III.
A blurb in " Plak-Tow" #2 (January 1968):
This is a science fiction club with the special interest of Star Trek and Leonard Nimoy/Mr. Spock. Monthly meetings are held. Membership, 15 fans. Current project, the "Save Star Trek" campaign. Possible future projects, a Star Trek play or films. First meeting to be held this month.
A blurb in " Plak-Tow" #5 (February 1968):
An s-f club with the special interest of SF. Its meetings are held the last Saturday of each month at [address redacted] at the home of Estelle Sanders. The club now has a newsletter (available for 20 cents and a 6 cent stamp, from Estelle). Current project is to get an ST play onstage by summer. Play by Sherna Comerford. (Watch the credits.) 
A blurb in " Plak-Tow" #9 (August 1968):
Work is in progress on a journal. A fund-raising barbecue was held and was very successful. More such activities are planned for next summer, and perhaps a small convention for members who live too far away to attend regularly, in '69. Contact Lyn for time and place of next meeting of this s-f and ST club.
A blurb in " Plak-Tow" #13 (March 1969):
A s-f club which holds meetings, interested in ST and Dark Shadows. Meetings held the last Saturday of every month. Dues $2 for attending members, $1 for non-attending, plus four 60 stamps. Newsletters (primarily for attending members) are 20 cents plus stamp. March newsletter tells of the fan club convention last October, where club members had a LNNAF exhibit, accepted a trophy for Leonard Nimoy, and had as their guest Humbert Allen Astredo of DS.
Who's in Charge
- President: Lyn Veryzer
- Vice President: Estelle Sanders
- Secretary: Carol Lee
- Treasurer: Larry Passalaqua
- Program & Publicity: Raymond Buckland
- Sergeant at Arms: Dwight Hall
- President: Renee Isenstadt
- Vice President: Joe Isenstadt
- Secretary: Carol Lee
LYN VERYZER, our noble-president, because of commitments to her new job (lousy hours and lousier days off!) finds it impossible to keep up with her responsibilities for O.C. 3 and regretfully finds it necessary to step down as President. The Banner has been picked up and will be carried forward by RENEE ISENSTADT, another noble lady. -Thank you very much, Renee. Lyn, Estelle, and the rest of us are greatly relieved that OMICRON CETI 3 will continue in such capable bands. 
- ^ This play is likely Spock Shock.
- ^ from Omicron Ceti III v.2 n.2