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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, June 15, 5:30-7:00 p.m., Cypress Glen Auditorium
TRUNA Dines Out—Monday, June 22, La Bendicion, 220 Cotanche St., 6:00 p.m.
East Carolina University—First Summer Session starts Monday, May 18; ends Monday, June 22. Second Summer Session starts Thursday, June 25; ends Thursday, July 30.
TRUNA Neighborhood Home and Garden Tour, Saturday, May 30, 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Come and tour some of the lovely homes and gardens in the TRUNA neighborhood. Tickets are $20 per person and may be purchased at Hair by Rycke, 521-B Cotanche St.; Hap Maxwell Insurance and Investment Services, 104-E E. Victoria Ct.; The Scullery, 431 Evans St.; and TWIST Salon, 1305 E. 10th St. On tour day, tickets may be purchased at The Scullery and TWIST Salon. Sponsors: Gold—501 Fresh; Starlight Cafe & Farm; Hap Maxwell Insurance and Investment Services; John Furci Licensed General Contractor; Mike Saad and Pitt Property Management; Uptown Greenville. Silver: Sign Works, UBE. Bronze: University Auto Care.
Sunday in the Park, Sunday, May 31, 7:00 p.m., Town Common, 1st St. Live music in a family atmosphere every Sunday. FREE admission.
The Main Event Band—The ultimate party band performing R&B, Soul, Funk, Country and Beach. Featuring a tight rhythm section along with keys and strong vocals, they have been a favorite at festivals, night-clubs, and weddings playing the 80’s, 90’s and todays tops hits. Playing all over the east coast Greenville’s own The Main Event Band. http://www.themaineventband.com/

First Friday ArtWalk, June 5, 5:30-8:00 p.m., Uptown Greenville

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.