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Baptist Health center’s ‘volunteer of the year’ brings joy to many

Mastroianni logged nearly 1,000 hours at Baptist Health Nursing and Rehabilitation facility

Baptist’s Volunteer of the Year, Dan Mastroianni is a volunteer with the most hours. For over two years now, he has volunteered Monday through Friday in the laundryroom. Other duties he performs is refilling the soda machines, delivers mail, and visits with many of the residents. Here Dan sits for a few moments with Pauline Hildreth and Gloria Jones.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
Baptist’s Volunteer of the Year, Dan Mastroianni is a volunteer with the most hours. For over two years now, he has volunteered Monday through Friday in the laundryroom. Other duties he performs is refilling the soda machines, delivers mail, and visits with many of the residents. Here Dan sits for a few moments with Pauline Hildreth and Gloria Jones.
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When Dan Mastroianni walks down the hall at Baptist Health Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Scotia, faces light up. “Dan the man!” calls activities director Barbara Bradt when he comes into view, and the white-haired ladies sitting nearby beam. “He makes a lot of people here smile; they look forward to him,” Bradt said. “He just brings a lot of joy to them, and when he's not here, they look for him.” Mastroianni is there ...


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