Elim Church (Singapore) is one of the first Pentecostal churches to be established in Singapore. Founded in 1928, it was pastored by Rev. Cecil and Edith Jackson. In 1937, the church secured a property at 1079 Serangoon Road, today it is approximately 550 metres from Boon Keng MRT Station. The place was named Elim Church Assembly of God. A Dedication Service was held on Friday, 20 October 1939.

 


 

The official opening of "Union House" at 20 Beng Wan Road by Comrade Ho See Beng then Chairman, NTUC, on 20 October 1965.

 


 


 

The National Orchid Garden is located in the Central Core of the Singapore Botanic Gardens at 1 Cluny Road. Officially opened on 20 October 1995 by the late Senior Minister Lee Kuan Yew, it has one of the largest and most comprehensive orchid displays in Asia. Its attractions include colour-themed orchid displays, a cool house simulating a tropical montane environment, a bromeliad collection, and a specially created hybrids collection named after visiting Heads of State, dignitaries, VIPs, organisations and occasions.