In 2010 Mrs. Trimmings retired from the East Orange School District after serving 41 years. In honor of her dedication and contributions to the City of East Orange and the East Orange School District, Winans Street was renamed LauraTrimmings Way.
The photo at the left was taken June 22, 2010, during the renaming of Winans street. Left to right: Laura Trimmings, Cicely Tyson, Willita Trimmings, daughter. Back row: Mr. George Trimmings, husband.