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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 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, August 18, 5:30-7:00 p.m., Cypress Glen Auditorium
East Carolina University—Second summer session ends Thursday, July 31. Fall semester begins Tuesday, Aug. 26. Fall break is Oct. 11-14. Classes end Tuesday, Dec. 9. Final exams close Thursday, Dec. 18.
Uptown Farmers MarketEvery Wednesday, 5:00-8:00 p.m., Five Points Plaza, Uptown Greenville. Food and craft vendors. Starts May 21 through the end of August.
Sunday in the Park—Live music Sunday evenings at the Town Common during the summer. July 27, 7:00 p.m., Jupiter Jones, playing all the favorites of the 80’s, 90’s, and today’s current hits. Voted best local band by Mixer Magazine in 2008, 2009, and 2011.  https://www.facebook.com/Jupiterjonesband
TRUNA's "Dine Out with Neighbors” event will be at the Thai 360 Restaurant at 560 Evans Street “to break bread together,” Monday, July 28, 2014, 6:00 p.m. To reserve a seat, email Kathy Spaar, Social Committee chair, at kaspaar@aol.com by July 24.
Tar River Legacy Plan with an Open House and Cookout is Thursday, July 24, 5:00-7:00 p.m., at the Third Street Community Center, 600 W. 3rd St.
National Night Out, "America's Night Out Against Crime," Tuesday, Aug. 5, 7:00 p.m., Cypress Glen Retirement Community Conference Rm., 100 Hickory St. Cypress Glen has graciously invited the TRUNA neighborhood to an ice cream social. Meet our Greenville PD representatives who have several activities and demonstrations planned. Bring your neighbors and join us for fellowship, fun, and ice cream—what a great combination!
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.
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