The Past Presidents of Hastings East District (Trent Valley Area) gathered in 2001 with other Members in celebration of the District's 100th Anniversary. The day began with a gathering and ceremony in the Village of Read, above the store where the first meeting was held.
After lunch, the Past Presidents were presented with copies of the Mary Stewart Collect to commemorate their years of service. The Tweedsmuir History Curator read a short history of the District. Cake and tea was served, followed by presentations of 50 Year Pins.