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, Sept. 21, 5:30-7:00 p.m., Cypress Glen Auditorium.
East Carolina University—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.
Freeboot Friday, Friday, Sept. 4, 5:00-8:00 p.m.,
Five Points Plaza, 5th and Evans St. This free, alive-at-five event offers live music and fun for the whole family with an inflatable Pirate Ship for children, arts and crafts, live music, Uptown restaurant food for sale, and adult beverages for those 21 and older. Each Freeboot Friday will offer is own unique programming and unique genre of live music.
ECU Pirates vs Towson Tigers, Saturday, Sept. 5, 6:00 p.m., Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium
Art + Community Kick-Off Party, Saturday, Sept. 13, 3:00-6:00 p.m.
Intersection of 3rd and Jarvis Streets. Come make art to beautify the neighborhood! For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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.