Rhodes College will host Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, presenting “A New Vision of Islam in America,” as part of its free Communities in Conversation Series Monday, Feb. 25, at 7 p.m. in the McCallum Ballroom of the Bryan Campus Life Center on campus, 2000 North Parkway. Visit rhodes.edu.
Inventory Locator Service LLC and Southwest Tennessee Community College will hold a grand opening for the Inventory Locator Service Technology Center Tuesday, Feb. 26, at 10 a.m. in the Butler Building on the Macon campus, 5983 Macon Cove. Visit ilsmart.com.
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Health Foundation and The University of Tennessee Health Science Center will kick off their collaborative outreach effort, Blues Babies & Beyond, Tuesday, Feb. 26, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the UTHSC Student-Alumni Center, 800 Madison Ave. Visit uthsc.edu.
New Memphis Institute will host Celebrate What’s Right: Memphis Grizzlies Tuesday, Feb. 26, from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Members of the Grizzlies’ new ownership team will discuss the team’s community impact, charitable efforts and future. Tickets are $25. Visit newmemphis.org.
Memphis Rotary Club will meet Tuesday, Feb. 26, at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. U.S. District Court Judge John T. Fowlkes Jr. will speak. Cost is $18. R.S.V.P. to Taylor Hughes at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Black Business Association of Memphis will meet Wednesday, Feb. 27, at 8 a.m. at the association’s office, 555 Beale St. Jozelle Booker of Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division will discuss what MLGW’s recent disparity study means for minority businesses. Visit bbamemphis.com.
The University of Memphis and local corporate sponsors will host Richard Sandor, Time magazine’s Hero of the Environment, Wednesday, Feb. 27, from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. in the University Center theater, 499 University St. Cost is free. R.S.V.P. to email@example.com by Monday, Feb. 25.
Sales and Marketing Society of the Mid-South will host a roundtable with LinkedIn social media coach Mike Esposito titled “Optimizing Your Presence on LinkedIn” Thursday, Feb. 28, at 7:30 a.m. at Panera Bread, 4530 Poplar Ave., suite 101. Cost in advance is $10 for members and $15 for nonmembers; cost at the door is $20. Visit sms-midsouth.org