The eighty eighth annual meeting of the Society was held in Athelstaneford Parish Church on Saturday 26th May 2012. Nineteen members were welcomed by the President. There were several apologies. The president gave a brief resume of the history of the church and the significance of Athelstaneford in the history of Scotland. He spoke briefly about the career of Sir John Hepburn the founder of the Royal Scots and touched on the history of the Saltire Flag.