VIDEO REPORT: Packers Fans Celebrate "Aaron Rodgers Day"

By: Tim Elliott Email
By: Tim Elliott Email

Today is a special day, especially for Packers fans! Of course it's 12-12-12. Earlier this year, the Wisconsin legislature issued an official proclamation calling today “Aaron Rodgers Day”. But it's also a big day for some other people too.

“Aaron Rodgers is the man!”

It's Aaron Rodgers day here in Wisconsin.

“He represents Wisconsin so well,”

And people all over Wisconsin are celebrating the packers and their superstar quarterback.

“And who doesn't love the packers?” said Cambridge Elementary School principal Keith Schneider.

Students at Cambridge Elementary showed their love for number 12 by imitating Rodgers' famous touchdown celebration: the title belt!

“Happy Aaron Rodgers Day!”

Adults got in on the action too.

“A lot of green and gold today,” said Todd Straub.

Employees at American Family Insurance in Sun Prairie got decked out in Packer attire.

“People are really happy at their desks and productive and they just really enjoy having a really fun day today,” said Straub.

“And these are game socks and shoes, even the pants these are the coaches sideline pants,”

Steve Tate is a packer super fan.

“We live and breathe it!”

He says Rodgers personifies the Wisconsin way.

“He's got that kind of down home feeling and really that's what Wisconsin and the packers are all about,”

Then there's Ashlen Legried..

“It's my birthday!”

Today is her 12th birthday!

“We did something like 12 days of “me” instead of 12 days of Christmas,” she said. “It's like I'm famous!”

“I am a very big Packers fan, she will be too,”

The Neumaier family welcomed a new addition.

“She's precious, she's little,” said Mom. “I think it's pretty special, I actually thought that this would happen,”

This is baby Elise born at 5:42 am at St. Mary's Hospital.

“I think she'll just have a cool birthday, easy to remember, no one will ever forget it,”

“12-12-12 is very cool, we won't see it again for probably my lifetime,” added Straub

We have kind of gotten used to this triple consecutive number thing. It's happened the past 12 years. But it won't happen again until next century on January 1st 2101.


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