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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, Jan. 19, 5:30-7:00 p.m., Cypress Glen Auditorium
East Carolina University—Fall semester classes end Tuesday, Dec. 9. Final exams close Thursday, Dec. 18.
TRUNA Dines Out—No dining in December, but watch for the January date and location.

ECU vs. UCF, Thursday, Dec. 4, 7:30 p.m., Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium
First Friday ArtWalk, Dec. 5, 5:30-8:00 p.m., Uptown Greenville

First Friday Jazz@St. Paul’s, Dec. 5, 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.
13th Annual Christmas Homes Tour and Bazaar, Dec. 6.
Sponsored by St. Paul's Episcopal Church. Tour takes place, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and the bazaar, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the church, 401 E. Fourth St., Greenville. Tour only tickets: $20 each. Tickets including a box lunch, $25 each. Admission to the bazaar is free of charge. For additional information or to purchase tickets, call the church office at 252-752-3482. Tickets are also available for purchase @ the following merchants: Coffman's, Lautares, Jefferson's, It's Sew Wright, Pink, Farmville Furniture Co. and Farmville Chamber of Commerce.
TRUNA Holiday Potluck and Annual Meeting, Thursday, Dec. 11, 5:30-8:00 p.m., St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Fellowship Hall, 401 E. 4th Street. Bring your favorite side dish, salad, bread, or dessert and your neighbor. TRUNA is providing the meat entree, drinks, and paper products. TRUNA is also collecting donations for Toys for Tots and the Pet Pantry. Don't forget your membership renewal check!
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.