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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, Jan. 20, 5:30-7:00 p.m., Cypress Glen Auditorium
UNIVERSITY NEIGHBORHOOD REVITALIZATION INITIATIVE COMMITTEE, UNRI Overlay District, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2:00-4:00 p.m., Conference Room 337, City Hall. Meetings are open to the public.
are being implemented in the university neighborhood between 5th St. and the Tar River and Elm St. and the Town Common. Enforcement begins October 1.
East Carolina University—Fall classes end Tuesday, Dec. 3, and commencement is Friday, Dec. 13.
First Friday Uptown ArtWalk, Friday, Dec. 6, 6:00-9:00 p.m. Self-guided tour of Uptown galleries and restaurants.
Greenville Gives, Friday, Dec. 6, 5:00-8:00 p.m., 5 Points Plaza, 5th and Evans Sts. Enjoy a night of holiday celebrations with a charitable twist. Attendees are encouraged to bring donations for participating local organizations, including The Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina, Toys for Tots, Salvation Army, The Easter Seals, the Ronald McDonald House, and the Animal Shelter.
Santa and Mrs. Claus will arrive aboard the Greenville Jolly Trolley. Live performances from singers and dancers. The Parks and Recreation Department and ECU Ambassadors will help with Santa photos for the kids, and Tipsy Teapot, Krispy Kreme, and the Scullery will provide sweets, hot chocolate, and coffee for free.
Holiday Umbrella Market,
Saturday, Dec. 7, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 noon, 5 Points Plaza, 5th and Evans St. Local vendors with food, crafts, and more.
TRUNA Holiday Potluck and Annual Meeting
, Thursday, Dec. 12, 5:30-8:00 p.m., St. Paul's Parish Hall. TRUNA will provide the meat entrée, drinks, and paper products. Please bring a side dish, salad, bread, or dessert to share with your TRUNA neighbors. Don’t forget to bring your membership renewal check!
Memberships run from January 1 through December 31.
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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