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Save Our Neighborhoods (SONS) is an organization dedicated to saving all Greenville neighborhoods from special interests whose agenda will create MORE crime, REDUCED property values, and OVERCROWDING! To support this effort, make your check payable to "Save Our Neighborhoods" and mail to Artemis Kares, 501 E. 3rd St., Greenville, NC 27858.
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
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, Oct. 20, 5:30-7:00 p.m., Cypress Glen Auditorium
East Carolina University—Fall break, Oct. 11-14. Classes end Tuesday, Dec. 9. Final exams close Thursday, Dec. 18.
Freeboot Friday, Sept. 19, 5:00-8:00 p.m., Five Points Plaza on the corner of 5th & Evans St. Food, fun, and music featuring Liverpool, a Beatles tribute band. Free admission.
ECU vs. North Carolina, Saturday, Sept. 20, 3:30 p.m., Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium
TRUNA Dines Out, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 6 p.m. at the Starlight Cafe, 104 W. 5th St.
First Friday ArtWalk, Oct. 3, 5:30-8:00 p.m., Uptown Greenville
First Friday Jazz@St. Paul’s, Oct. 3, 8:00-9:30 p.m., St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 401 E. 4th Street. Tickets at the door are $5 for students and $10 for the general public.
Council Member At Large Calvin Mercer City-Wide Town Hall Meeting, Tuesday, Oct. 21. Time and location TBA. City Manager Barbara Lipscomb, Police Chief Hassan Adan, Economic Development Officer Carl Rees, and other staff will be present. In this two-way exchange of information, high-level city staff members will give brief presentations and take questions about important current issues.
Community Tree Day
, Saturday, Nov. 8
, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 noon
, Rotary Club Building. Come help the City of Greenville and ReLeaf plant trees in the TRUNA neighborhood.
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 REPORT
—The 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.
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