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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 Board Meeting, NO meeting in July; next meeting is Monday, Aug. 15, 5:30 p.m., Cypress Glen Auditorium
TRUNA Dines Out, Monday, June 27, 6:00 p.m., Blackened Kracken, Cajun restaurant at 123 E. 5th St.
East Carolina University—Second Summer Session begins June 23, ends July 28.
Uptown Greenville Umbrella Market, Wednesday, June 29, 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., Five Points Plaza. Features fresh produce, handmade arts, vintage items, baked goods, and more! The market runs every Wednesday May through August!
Sunday in the Park at the Greenville Town Common on 1st St., 7:00 p.m.
July 3 — Pamlico Sound Machine
The Pamlico Sound Machine will bring energy and power to any stage. Playing all your dance favorites and top 40 hits. Making their first appearance at Sunday In The Park, this will be a concert that gets you moving, while starting off the holiday weekend just right.
FREE Event
First Friday ArtWalk, July 1, 5:00-8:00 p.m., Uptown Greenville
July 4 at the Greenville Town Common—Hastings Ford and the Greenville Jaycees would like to invite you to the Greenville Town Common for a celebration of our independence. Come be a part of it, rain or shine!
FOOD, GAMES, CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES, BEER TENT, MUSIC and MORE. The fun kicks off at 2 p.m. with Fireworks at 9 p.m. Musical Performances by Roman Sands, David Dixon, David Lee Jones. The MIXER Beer Garden provided by Coastal Beverage 4-8 p.m.
*No pets, alcohol, glass bottles, grills, firearms, or fireworks permitted on the grounds.
Go to www.GreenvilleJaycees.com for further information.
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.