Please Help Us!

Your help is needed at the historic Thunder Bay Inn to solve Big Bay's latest "murder mystery" and create REAL WORK FOR REAL PAY for adults with disabilities. A night full of intrigue, suspense, and laughs is the perfect way to support Lakestate Industries as they look to support and expand their Marquette vocational training and job placement programs. Join us for this fun challenge, live dinner music, murder mystery entertainment by Double Trouble DJ's, and a deck-o-cards raffle for Lakestate Industries Patio Deck Cooler!

Raffle * Silent and Live Auction * Entertainment * Dinner * Drinks * Prizes

All proceeds to Lakestate Industries.
Bus available from Marquette.
Tickets now on sale at Lakestate Industries. 
$75 per person/$125 Couple Rate
Order Tickets 

We are very lucky to have the support of talented local organizations and individuals and encourage everyone to visit them on Facebook and in person! 

If you or your company is interested in sponsoring this event please fill out the sponsorship registration form:  FORM

Several Ways to Donate

Cash Donations

* In Honor and Memory of a Family Member or Friend
Note: Upon receipt of your gift, a card is sent to the family or persons honored, listing the name or names of the donor. The amount of the gift is never indicated. Your contribution will be discreetly acknowledged and is tax-deductable.

* Charitable Bequests-Naming Lakestate Industries in your will,trust or life insurance policy as the designated benificiary. The benefits of planned giving to both you and Lakestate Industries are enormous and encouraged by the Federal government by offering income tax and estate tax advantages to donors. When planning your estate we recommend that you seek the advice of an Estate Planning Attorney or your financial advisor.Charitable bequests in your will will reduce estate taxes.

100% of your generous donation goes directly to help help people with disabilities become independent, productive members in our community.Lakestate Industries is a 501(C)(3) agency. Lakestate Industries wants to ensure they will be able to provide vocational services for persons with barriers to employment (people with cognitive disabilities, emotional disabilities and physical disabilities) long into the future.

Many people in our area (8%-10% of our population) experience difficulties getting and/or keeping employment because of their disability. Lakestate Industries serves individuals and gives them the opportunity to work either at Lakestate Industries or in the community with supports, which enables them to earn a paycheck gain self-worth and live a richer more meaningful life.


We invite you to browse our site and learn about our organization.
Feel free to call us for a tour or for more information at

We ask you to give generously

You can donate online.
We accept Mastercard, Visa, Checks or Money Orders
 through Paypal 


       Checks are payable to Lakestate Industries, Inc.

Lakestate Industries, Inc
1830 North 21st Street
P.O. Box 279
Escanaba, Michigan 49829

Thank You!

Donations also excepted through Thrivent Choice Dollar Program