Superbowl champ. MVP. Now the Packers quarterback can add one more thing to his list of glories. Happy Aaron Rodgers Day!
It's even been made official by the Wisconsin government.
So on this 12-12-12, grab your own #12 gear and start celebrating!
When Stevens Point resident Jennifer Brilowski first talked about Aaron Rodgers Day, it was a joke. She mentioned it to her friends when they were talking about 11-11-11, saying how 12-12-12 should be Rodgers Day.
On a whim, she started a Facebook fan page about it called "Lets Make 12/12/12 Aaron Rodgers Day".
To her surprise, it gained popularity quickly and now has more than 15,000 fans.
Even Aaron Rodgers himself can't believe it, saying it's way more than his hometown of Chico, California did. They, by the way, put up a wooden sign saying "Home of Aaron Rodgers", which was recently stolen.
Brilowski is hoping to raise money for the charities Rodgers works with to help child cancer patients. So far, she's raised more than $3,100 through the Facebook fan page.
If you'd like to help out, here's the link:
Aaron Rodgers Day Fundraising Page
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to email@example.com.
Please provide detailed information.
All comments must adhere to the WSAW.com discussion rules.