Cave Junction community group puts on ‘Holland Round-Up Revival’ event

CAVE JUNCTION, Ore. — A group of ‘grassroots community members’ called the Sasquatch Woods People put on an event in Cave Junction today.

Organizer of the event , Joel Palacios, says the Sasquatch Woods People generally come together to clean up trash in the wooded areas of Cave Junction.

Palacios says the group wanted to re-create the ‘Holland Round-Up’ which originated in 1914, and bring people together.

The event started this morning with an 11-mile run and led to a festival with live musical guests.

“We all need to kind of watch out for each other and let each other know we care about each other, so it’s a communal revival, but its also a personal revival for me, so it makes me feel great,” said Palacios.

Raffle prizes were also given out to community members who finished the run.

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NBC5 News reporter Mariah Mills is a Medford native. She graduated from the University of Oregon with a Bachelor's Degree in journalism. She also minored in sociology. In school, she covered Oregon athletics for the student-run television station, Duck TV. When she's not reporting, she’s reading, hiking and rooting for her favorite teams, the Seattle Seahawks and the Oregon Ducks.
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