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Welcome to the Tar River/University Neighborhood Association (TRUNA) website. Our neighborhood is located adjacent to the campus of East Carolina University and Uptown Greenville (North Carolina), the urban core of the city. It is bounded by the Tar River on the north, Cemetery Road on the east, Tenth Street on the south, and Reade Circle on the west. Click on brochure and map to see our neighborhood.
If you are interested in buying a home and living in the TRUNA neighborhood, you may be eligible for the city of Greenville's Down Payment Assistance Program, which assists home buyers with the down payment and closing costs.
Our website is designed to inform both current and prospective residents and the community about our neighborhood. Please feel free to contact us with comments, questions, and suggestions.
TRUNA Executive Board Meeting, Monday, July 20, 5:30-7:00 p.m., Cypress Glen Auditorium
TRUNA Dines Out—Monday, Aug. 10, Christy's Euro Pub, 301 S. Jarvis St., 6:00 p.m. Note: there is no dining out event in July.
East Carolina University—Second Summer Session starts Thursday, June 25; ends Thursday, July 30. Fall Semester 2015 starts Monday, Aug. 24; Fall Break, Saturday-Tuesday, Oct. 10-13; Thanksgiving Break, Wednesday-Sunday, Nov. 25-29; Classes End, Monday, Dec. 7; Final Exams End, Wednesday, Dec. 16; Commencement, Friday, Dec. 18
Sunday in the Park, Sunday, July 5, 7:00 p.m., Town Common, 1st St. Live music in a family atmosphere every Sunday. FREE admission.
July 5-Matt Phillips and the Philharmonic—Matt Phillips is a singer/song writer with a strong influence in the Americana field. Out of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Matt has a strong following on the festival and college circuit scene. Performing with a group of high energy performers with influences in Pop, Jazz, Folk, Funk and Roots music. Matt has performed at many venues here in Eastern North Carolina including SpazzFest. He has the presence and energy to please any audience. http://www.ilikemattphillips.com/

TRUNA NEIGHBORHOOD PLAN contains the vision, goals and objectives, and strategies for maintaining the viability and stability of our neighborhood.
A SHARED VISION—The TRUNA Board, East Carolina University, and the city of Greenville have developed a document to guide the development of long-term stability and viability for our neighborhood.
TRUNA 2009 ANNUAL REPORTThe Tar River/University Area Neighborhood Report and Plan were incorporated into Horizons: Greenville's Community Plan by the City Council on Apr. 9, 2009. TRUNA participated with the Department of Community Development to create this plan containing many important policy recommendations and action strategies to assure a vibrant, safe, economically stable, and enjoyable community in which to live.