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 Board Meeting—Monday, Sept. 19, 5:30 p.m., Cypress Glen, Barnes Private Dining Room
TRUNA Dines Out With Neighbors—Monday, Sept. 26, 6:00 p.m., The Scullery
East Carolina University—Fall Semester: Fall Break, Oct. 8-11; Thanksgiving Break, Nov. 23-27; Final Exams begin Dec. 6, end Dec. 14; Commencement, Dec. 16
Uptown Greenville Umbrella Market
, Wednesday, Aug. 31, 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.,
Five Points Plaza. Features fresh produce, handmade arts, vintage items, baked goods, and more! The market runs every Wednesday May through August!
First Friday ArtWalk, Sept. 2, 5:00-8:00 p.m., Uptown Greenville
TRUNA Oyster Roast, Saturday, Oct. 15. More to come.
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.